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Old 04-20-2010, 09:03 PM
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I have always liked the cherokee, have owned many vehicles but this is my first jeep!!! I am excited and have big plans for her...


I just bought this 1998 Jeep Cherokee about a month ago, 138k miles, rust free!!! $2800. The jeep is my daily driver but i wanted something that looks kind of aggressive! handle nicely on road as well as perform offroad.




It has the typical sagging rear leaf springs so this morning I ordered a 4.5" rough country lift kit with full leaf packs, upgraded shocks, steering stabilizer, transfer case drop. I HOPE I DONT GET ANY VIBRATIONS!!! should be at my house 4/21:biggthump



I came across a great deal on a set of 31 10.5 15 dayton timberline m/t's that are like new



I also ordered some 15x8 4" backspace craiger soft 8's

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nice start! keep updated with pics. hows interior holdin up?
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Old 04-20-2010, 09:10 PM
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nice start! keep updated with pics. hows interior holdin up?
passenger side window switch doesnt work, blower motor works only on high, and the rear hatch doesnt always like to open. other than that it is holding up pretty well
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Old 04-21-2010, 06:41 PM
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congrats brother
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Old 04-22-2010, 03:44 PM
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I got my tires mounted on my wheels yesterday, my lift also showed up in the mail yesterday! I should be all set to rock and roll installing the lift tomorrow!!!
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Old 04-22-2010, 03:48 PM
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Nice XJ.
Make sure you update once the lift is complete. I just finished my lift last weekend.
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Old 04-23-2010, 10:37 AM
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I got my tires mounted on my wheels yesterday, my lift also showed up in the mail yesterday! I should be all set to rock and roll installing the lift tomorrow!!!
Looking good, post pics after the lift install
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Old 04-24-2010, 12:11 PM
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the wheels sitting next to the stock height


the front end just about done


Done at 12:30 last night...


I got done with it and took it for a test drive, 5 min later I got pulled over for bumper height lol, I explained to him that i literally just got done working on it. He asked me to get out, whipped out his tape measure and the bumper is 27.5" off the ground and the law says it has to be 25" or less. He was nice about it and let me off with a warning! I will just put the trailer hitch back on lol

How it sits today
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Old 04-24-2010, 12:29 PM
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Looks great! Thats funny about your bumper height though, i didn't think cops would care all that much
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looks good! those rims are great i have the same ones they are nice wheels
that cop seems kinda bi polar pulling you over for bumpers and measuring it and everything to give you a warnning
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nice looking rig man
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come on you should of kept the gold.

looks much better with the black nice.
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Old 04-24-2010, 02:36 PM
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Thanks guys
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Old 04-24-2010, 03:22 PM
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where are you living where cops do this??lol nice xj though dude
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Way sexy
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