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Old 11-28-2011, 06:10 PM
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Hello all, I've been on here a while and decided to share my build with my fellow XJ owners. This going to be a VERY slow thread due to college, but i thought some people might be interested.

First, here is my specs when i emailed Jeep:
Vehicle Description: JEEP CHEROKEE
Model Year: 1990
Body Model: XJ J L 74

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*Q7 Cloth Low-Back Bucket Seats
ADH Heavy Duty Electrical Group
AHT Trailer Tow Group
ALR ST Value Group
APAS Monotone Paint
ARCA Rubicon Group
ARN Laredo Decor Group
AWHA Power Equipment Group
BGAS Power Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
CACP Low Back Bucket Seats
CDBP Reclining Front Seats
CFMS Rear Folding Seat
CKBP Floor Carpet
CKNP Cargo Compartment Carpet
CKTP Cargo Tie Down Loops
CKVP MOPAR Third Row Cargo Bins w/Table
CLEP Front & Rear Floor Mats
CSAP Spare Tire Cover
CSCP Cargo Compartment Cover
CSRS Passenger Assist Handles
CUFP Full Length Floor Console
CUNA Overhead Console
DGB All 4-Speed Automatic Transmissions
DGSS 4-Speed Automatic AW4 Transmission
DHP Selec-Trac Full Time 4WD System
DHSS Floor Mount Automatic Shift Lever
DJHS 230MM Front Axle
DMDS 3.55 Rear Axle Ratio
DRMP Dana 35C/194MM Rear Axle
DSA Anti-Spin Differential Rear Axle
GBBS Tinted Windshield Glass
GCBS Front Door Tinted Glass
GECP Front Left Side Sliding Window
GEDS Tinted Rr Drs/Qtr/Liftgate Glass
GFAP Rear Window Defroster
GNAS Rear View Day/Night Mirror
GNCP Sun Visors w/Illum Vanity Mirrors
GRBP Left Mirror
GSBP Right Convex Mirror
GTBP Power Heated Mirrors
GXMP Remote Keyless Entry
HAAA Air Conditioning
HGDP Deluxe Insulation Group
JAYP Instrument Cluster w/Tach
JCAS 85 MPH Primary Speedometer
JGBP Digital Clock
JHAP Var Intermittent Windshield Wipers
JHBP Rear Window Wiper/Washer
JJAS Cigar Lighter
JPAP Power Windows
JPBP Power Locks
JPT Power Front Driver/Passenger Seats
LAJP Headlamps On Warning Chimes
LBBP Courtesy Lamps
LBCS Glove Box Lamp
LBDP Ash Tray Lamp
LBEP Cigar Lighter
LDBP Cargo Compartment Lamp
LDHP U/Hood, Removable/Rechargeable Lamp
LHDP Headlamp Off Time Delay
LMAS Halogen Headlamps
LNJA Fog Lamps
MB3P Body Color/Bright Front Fascia
MB7P Bright Rear Bumper w/Accent Color
MCAP Front Bumper Guards
MCBP Rear Bumper Guards
MDAP Front License Plate Bracket
MFMP Black/Bright Grille
MHBS Bright Windshield Moldings
MMCS Rear Qtr Solid Window Insert
MMGS Belt Moldings
MTAS Rear Fascia Skid Plate Applique
MWAP Roof Rack
NAAS Federal Emissions
NBKS EVAP Control System
NFAS 20 Gallon Fuel Tank
NHBP Auxiliary Transmission Oil Cooler
NHMA Speed Control
NMCP Heavy Duty Engine Cooling
RAAC All Radio Equipped Vehicles
RAFA AM/FM Cassette Radio
RCGP 6 Speakers
RDCP Power Antenna
SBAS Power Rack and Pinion Steering
SCGP Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
SFAS Standard Duty Shock Absorbers
SGAS Rear Shock Absorbers
SUAA Tilt Steering Column
TAAC All Tires
TBB Full Size Spare Tire
TBLS Inside Mounted Spare Tire
TMWA P215/75R15 OWL All Terrain Tires
WJN 15" Aluminum Wheels
WLZC All Aluminum Wheels
YAAS Build To U.S. Mkt. Specifications
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Old 11-28-2011, 06:16 PM
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Here she is when i first got her. Found a 2" Rubicon Express lift on her already, but rides real bad. So, hopefully i will get something nice in the future.
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Old 11-28-2011, 06:21 PM
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Looks good! I will keep tabs on it for updates!
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After driving her for a few months found a couple issues.
1) Speedometer wasn't working
2) u-joint was bad
3)bad gas mileage
4)P/S Pump cracked
5) idle pulley replacement
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Redid the headliner
OOORAH!
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Originally Posted by NorCalJeep
After driving her for a few months found a couple issues.
1) Speedometer wasn't working
2) u-joint was bad
3)bad gas mileage
4)P/S Pump cracked
5) idle pulley replacement
I have had all this happened to me
1. I had to realign mine
2. Mine did when I got it
3. It's a jeep... Lol
4. I had to replacing the high pressure hose on mine
5. The bearing in mine grenaded and shot ball bearings all over the engine bay lol
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Got some new wheelsAnd has completely transformed her
4 Cragar Soft 8s 15X8 4.0 BS
4 31x10.5 Definity Dakota M/Ts from Pepboys
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I have had all this happened to me
1. I had to realign mine
2. Mine did when I got it
3. It's a jeep... Lol
4. I had to replacing the high pressure hose on mine
5. The bearing in mine grenaded and shot ball bearings all over the engine bay lol
Not too bad for a 250k jeep i guess LOL
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Originally Posted by NorCalJeep
Not too bad for a 250k jeep i guess LOL
Ya its really not... Didn't want that old stuff anyway lol
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went to a mechanic today and figured why i was getting 7 mpg. The distributor was all messed and messed with my performance. Replaced and now getting about 10 mpg (keeping it at 1800 RPMs)
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