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Old 02-07-2016, 07:23 PM
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Hi, Well this is a start to a build thread ! Probally a slow 1. I just bought a 2 door , 2000 model,2.5, auto,,,2wd...

..rust free and pretty straight... some fading on drivers door.. and no headliner go figure lol... ive owned many xj's ...first was a 93 2 door 4x4 rust bucket 4.0 ,,,i loved that jeep..i also have a few Comanches! I wanted a 2 door again and found it for 540bcks..

Project Millennium....plans are exstensive!
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Old 02-07-2016, 07:28 PM
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Going to be so sexy!!





Ya think its got problems?





Greasy!!





Engine pulled!





Ouch!
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Old 02-07-2016, 07:40 PM
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YES ITS NOT A XJ BUT ALMOST!! SHARE A PICT OF MY BUILT 91 COMANCHE.





My 89 Sporty.





Previous xj and my daughters..

My plans on this Project is .....keep the 2.5 and rebuild or another.. put a Manual ax15 innn...keep 8.25 rear probally and add front???.... and RE 5.5 lift!!!!.... 33 tires and etc.....will see....
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Hada new cheap Rad... might tell ya there was issues!
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Old 02-08-2016, 09:23 AM
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Re: Chrysler Group LLC Customer Assistance

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Dear Lonnie,

Thank you for contacting the Jeep Customer Assistance Center. We are*
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According to our records, your vehicle was equipped from the factory*
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LAJS Headlamps On Warning Chimes*
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Old 02-08-2016, 07:47 PM
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A hour to play!! Thank God for impacts!!!





Amazing what falls behind engine mounts! 2 spark plugs ...1 melted up and a dist...mounting tab..bet he was ticked dropping that at 1 time.





Its on the stand..





Well thats all for today ...have to chill and work tomorrow so have to wait! I need a good degreaser!!!!!!!!!!
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Wow talk about neglect!
Glad your making quick progress
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Originally Posted by 88whitecomanche View Post
wow talk about neglect!
Glad your making quick progress
to say the least!!! Lol... Glad the body and all is great tho!!! Thanks !
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Subbing!!!
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I am always impressed by a total engine overhaul. I'll be watching this one!
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Old 02-09-2016, 06:57 PM
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Puller!! Went well!!





REPLACE THE TIMING CHAINS!!! THATS WHAT CAUSED THIS PROBLEM! TENSIONER WAS IN PEICES AND CHAIN HAD TO MUCH SLACK ..SKIPPED A COG AND BAM! COVER HAD SOME CHAIN MARKS BUT NOTHING MAJOR...





See marks possibly..I can...





Only Piece in tack and worn!!





Slide them out !!!





Looking and piston that has hole is in tack!!! Just skirt and hole...LoL..





Cam removal! Slide out careful ..doesnt look bad but will see later..





Done for today.. now clean my messy self up before the wife gets home!!!!
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Here to follow along.
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Old 02-12-2016, 06:17 PM
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Degrease degrease!!!!!! Im taking Block and head to Machine Shop Monday Am for further inspection and hopfully bore etc!! . I will be prepping all used parts such as oil pan and timing chain cover etc.. and getting paint... I will eventually be painting this rig a titanium finish with black accents way down the road! Any ideas on motor colrs are welcome???? I was thinking somthing light colored , so i can see oil leaks etc??
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Awesome! I think red paint would look good once you pop the hood.
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