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Old 11-01-2011, 12:06 AM
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So first off this is my first ever job. I chose the Cherokee because it is easy to customize and if something breaks parts are everywhere. So I bought this baby for 900 upon being stationed in cali. Here's some pics

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Old 11-01-2011, 12:08 AM
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nice jeep man! where about Cali are you?
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Old 11-01-2011, 12:16 PM
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loks like a good start! Another Socal XJ?
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Old 11-01-2011, 12:39 PM
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damn, my $1150 cherokee looks like a turd to that thing!
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I did a lot of research before buying trying to find one with a Dana 44 but couldn't and this one had some electrical problems that took a while to solve.... So 3 days and 12 shorts later everything works. As for another SOCAL xj, yes NAS lemoore, CA
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:26 PM
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Got my posilock today since my 4 wheel drive front cad would not engage. I'll post pics of install Tommorow
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:33 PM
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Fu*k Fu*k Fu*k!
I payed 1600 for a 88 with no registration..out of state plates & it took a dump less than 24 hours later! And this needed so much damn work it was rediculous...4k in fixing it later and its bearly starting to get built lol..


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All you Socals fella's look up XJSOCAL.com its our local site & is awsome! Couldn't ask for a better bunch of guys! Let em know kamaran sent ya!
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:36 PM
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Originally Posted by 91xjZeus
I did a lot of research before buying trying to find one with a Dana 44 but couldn't and this one had some electrical problems that took a while to solve.... So 3 days and 12 shorts later everything works. As for another SOCAL xj, yes NAS lemoore, CA
What's ur name? I used to be stationed with a guy we called Zeus in sigonella Sicily
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Old 11-01-2011, 11:28 PM
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Steven I have only been stationed at NAS jax and mcas Beaufort and now lemoore
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Old 11-01-2011, 11:50 PM
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Nice to meet ya then i am a former aviation electrician
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Old 11-05-2011, 08:24 PM
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Well got the posi lock installed and now started removing the trans to fix the clutch and also relocated the vacuum resivour from the front bumper to under the hood.

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Old 11-07-2011, 06:04 PM
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Just to update I am currently in the process of dropping the trans to replace the clutch and am seeing a lot of rigged up vacuum lines and electrical so redoing that also. Pics will be up soon.
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Ok so it has been a month and still working on clutch problems along with 4 stitches in my hand for wrongful cutting technique. Yet Monday I will post my 2 axles I scored for 900 dollars. I believe ox lockers and a d44 and d30 with 4.88's already installed call for a celebration of just being in the right place (well 30 miles south) at the right time to get a good deal. I'll post pictures Monday night after pickup!
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Old 02-12-2012, 08:41 PM
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Check out that sexy 87 xj Dana 44 with 4.88 gears and an absolutely beautiful ox locker

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Old 02-12-2012, 08:50 PM
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Love the name!
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