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Old 02-24-2016, 08:14 AM
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Sorry if this is old news but I just came across this image:



I can't find anything more on it. I'm not saying I want to do it by any means but I can't imagine it was too easy and I'm curious on the build. And a reason why they did it.

If the base cherokee is a 97+ the rear hatch curve would match the hood of the tj, or at least better than the pre 97.

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Old 02-24-2016, 08:30 AM
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There's a fire somewhere that thing should be on.
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Interesting. Not bad. Just different.
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The image has a washed out quality to you. Almost as if it was photoshopped.
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Originally Posted by robertj View Post
The image has a washed out quality to you. Almost as if it was photoshopped.
They must have taken the photos with a potato.

I imagine its existence pre-2007, before the JK, someone with a real hard-on for Wranglers but just had to have 4 doors. No respect for a proper XJ build. Someone with a fat wallet, no self-decency, and a bought, not built, mindset walked into a shop somewhere and demanded something efficient to take the kids to soccer practice but still wanted to be the cool parent outside of the school to pick them up.

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Old 02-24-2016, 10:02 AM
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Originally Posted by kylemason View Post

Still an interesting concept. I imagine its existence pre-2007, before the JK
Nope, that's a JKU front clip (laid back more than TJ, signal lights, etc), and it's real. My Google-fu led me to find this, I don't have FB so I can't see any more info. https://m.facebook.com/Travisjeepxjc...75275209351503
While searching I also saw a black XJ with a TJ clip.
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Thank you! I tried reverse searching with google images and it didn't bring up anything but the original.. from what I can see they just posted those picture, maybe did the build, but from what I can see on their Facebook it's just a bunch or reposting other peoples builds.
























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Personally of all the combinations, I like the XJ/YJ. Solely because it keeps the square lights.
I would love to see a cross between the XJ and MK (Patriot, not Compass), but just the front clip/grille and the hood - NOT the fenders haha, it would be a hell of a lot of work to not use the MK fenders but they are just so ugly. Or at least mount up some bushwackers and cut off the "built-in" fender flares.





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[QUOTE=kylemason;3217838]Thank you! I tried reverse searching with google images and it didn't bring up anything but the original.. from what I can see they just posted those picture, maybe did the build, but from what I can see on their Facebook it's just a bunch or reposting other peoples builds.




I Like this one, I think it looks cool...
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The Rough Country window banner really sets it off...............
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Belongs to a guy named Craig Perry, I believe he built it too. Heres some pictures from his facebook









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That's why you shouldn't sleep with your cousin lol.
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Originally Posted by Brandonrcm View Post
Belongs to a guy named Craig Perry, I believe he built it too. Heres some pictures from his facebook
I like it. I would run it
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Old 02-29-2016, 11:32 PM
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I think I would even suffice with something along these lines:





I have an extra grille. I'll definitely end up doing this. Even if I just end up taking it off and selling them I am curious enough to build it. I don't think I would include the extra blinker in the front. And I would get halos if I ended up keeping the circle lightsaybe integrated turn signals in the halos.
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Old 02-29-2016, 11:44 PM
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That looks like a land rover knock off to me.
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