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Old 04-14-2013, 06:16 PM
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Well i got this truck about 3 months ago and did not want to do a build until it was more along than stock, so now i will get going on a thread.

got- 1987 jeep cherokee base model that appeared to have a little lift but was hard to tell because it had 225/75/15 tires. It had a semi ghetto front bumper and a neat custom rear bumper.

the plan was to weld the rear, lockright the front, new shocks front and rear, shackle relocation kit, clean up the interior and fix the saggy headliner.

turn into new front shocks after i jumped it and bent the shock, removed sway bar front and rear for similar reasons, had 31x10.50x15s but wanted bigger so i bought wrangler wheels and put on 265/75/16s, with spidertrack wheels spacer/adaptors to make them work. trimmed the fenders, welded the rear, installed the lockright on the front, cleaning up and trimming the front bumper to look a little less red neck. oh and installed a cb as per club rules...

ill post pictures today when i figure it out...
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Old 04-14-2013, 06:23 PM
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this is my buddies jeep that got me hooked on wanting a cherokee so the plan was a similar clone of his since around here his was a decent lil wheeler

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here is what it looked like the 1st day i got the ol girl 205000 ticks on the old motor but new headgasket the week before i got it.

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Default 31s and welded rear with lockright front

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got stuck on my buddies woodpile after i just had installed the lockright and welded the rear

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Default trimmed, sway bar gone, 265s

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pretty happy with this just need rear shocks
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traded a buddy this 2wd big block 79 ford for the chero. this was us hauling a chero to another buddy a few hours away

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this was a picture a buddy had to have... my tire back when they were 225s next to his 39.5s

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this is the log that my chero and the one in the first pictures skidded for my dad... put in the back of the stock dodge as requested by the guy getting the log... squatted the dodge and smushed his bump stops but... not my truck and the log is gone.
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looks good
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well that did not work... owell still shows the parts truck


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would anyone be interested in these if i got some made?

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also anyone done shackle relocation kits? thoughts?
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Shackle relocation kits are just like lifts. Depends on the brand and style you get
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well took it out for some light wheeling... never even put it in 4x4 but when i got home the front driveline was destroyed and demolished the ujoint at the diff... ill post pics soon of the adventure!
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