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Old 09-19-2012, 11:20 PM
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I bought this stock 2001 Cherokee 2 weeks ago with, believe it or not, only 47,000 miles on it. I hated to silver wheels so the first thing I did was paint them flat black. That gave me the idea to black out this Jeep and go stealth. I also removed the side molding on the Jeep. I used WD-40, Goo-Gone, and a plastic putty knife. The molding came off easily but the double sided tape was a b*tch.
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:24 PM
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nice jeep! and only 47000 miles? wow i wish mine had that many. ive got a black 2000 xj and plan to black it out too
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:28 PM
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I went out and bought a 4.5 in Rock Country lift with an add a leaf for the rear and a control arm drop kit. We had to drill out a few rusted bolts but it wasn't too bad of a project. I also got a set of 31x10.50r15 General Grabber AT2
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any more pics?
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:33 PM
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Originally Posted by cash1234
I bought this stock 2001 Cherokee 2 weeks ago with, believe it or not, only 47,000 miles on it. I hated to silver wheels so the first thing I did was paint them flat black. That gave me the idea to black out this Jeep and go stealth.
You mean "murder it out" ;-)

Are you gonna bedline, lift, debadge, tint, smooth, etc?

I think it would be super cool to do something a little different. You could "tron" it with subtle blue details amd neat lighting for at night. Nothing rice like, keep it classy. Also, if ya gonna wheel it, may skip the lighting.

However, if it was me, I'd go with some red details. Subtle, but I'm partial to red. Red badging, red pinstrip on the wheels, red anodized lugs. Again, more classy than rice.
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Old 09-19-2012, 11:44 PM
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I'm having some trouble adding more pics. It keeps giving me an error. I'll keep working on getting more up.
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Pics of the front end
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Add a leaf... The clips broke so we had to fabricate new clips to hold the leafs together.
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Lift complete...
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I ordered a Surco Safari rack, 50x60. It just arrived today so I'll put it on tomorrow and add a new pic. Has anybody made mounting brackets for their high lift jack? I can't see spending around $100 bucks for brackets. Any pics and/or suggestions would be great.
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That's a great find. I currently looking for one myself. Looks great.
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Did you steal my jeep? Our jeeps look pretty identical...mine is a bit bigger than it used to be but when I first got it it looked exactly the same.. haha!
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Add a leaf... The clips broke so we had to fabricate new clips to hold the leafs together.
Are the new "clips" that you made tight? Clamping the leafs in the pack together? The leafs are supposed to be able to slip. If the clip clamps them together then you might need to find a different way to do it.

Nice looking jeep man.
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They're pretty tight. The old clips were so rusty that they snapped when we unclamped them. So you're saying I should loosen the leaf clamps a bit?
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