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Forum: Jeep Builds
01-08-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 26,796
Posted By wristwister

Ya know, that door looks kinda cool against the...

Ya know, that door looks kinda cool against the red Jeep!

Come get the other 3 any time, and when you put your old doors on it I could care less if they line up perfect, just gotta get it to the...
Forum: Jeep Builds
12-22-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 26,796
Posted By wristwister

Hey Irish, doors and glass are all good on my...

Hey Irish, doors and glass are all good on my daughter's corpse. The door locks are a bit sticky, but that's probably an easy fix. Manual windows. If you want a door, let me know. Should be pretty...
Forum: Jeep Builds
12-21-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 26,796
Posted By wristwister

Harbor Freight (just down the road in Monroe)...

Harbor Freight (just down the road in Monroe) sells the Rustoleum bedliner for a reasonable price, both in rattle cans and bigger cans. That's what we used on my daughter's XJ, pretty pleased with...
12-08-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 16,540
Posted By wristwister

Burning Bush, Earth Wind and Fire Hows your...

Burning Bush, Earth Wind and Fire

Hows your job going?
12-08-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 16,540
Posted By wristwister

Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin How did...

Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin

How did they get caught?
Forum: Jeep Builds
12-07-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 8,369
Posted By wristwister

So ... just to be clear, I take it you're doing a...

So ... just to be clear, I take it you're doing a couple simple mods to this XJ?

WOW! Cool build thread! You're fearless.

Question, with the rust in the unibody, are you doing an exoskeleton,...
Replies: 29
Views: 22,742
Posted By wristwister

Keep in mind that MANY XJs don't have that...

Keep in mind that MANY XJs don't have that fiberglass pan thing in the headliner, rather it's just molded foam backed cloth. This was the case in both our 95 and 96 XJs. I went out to our local Jeep...
12-05-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 714
Posted By wristwister

Welcome to the north end Peacemaker, Snohomish...

Welcome to the north end Peacemaker, Snohomish here.

You probably already know this, but Olympic 4X4 in Snohomish is a great place for parts. In addition to all the aftermarket goodies in stock at...
Forum: Cherokee Chat
12-01-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 25,947
Posted By wristwister

My daughter's XJs sort of named themselves. Her...

My daughter's XJs sort of named themselves. Her first one came back after some off-road abuse with cracks in the plastic front parts, so we drilled some holes and zip tied them together. We said...
Forum: Cherokee Chat
11-29-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 325
Posted By wristwister

Good call NewJeeper. These XJs are so plentiful,...

Good call NewJeeper. These XJs are so plentiful, and can be had so cheaply, it makes little sense to rack up repair bills fixing rust on one.

Good luck in your search. Be patient, be willing to...
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By wristwister

Thanks Tech, that sounds possible. Do relays...

Thanks Tech, that sounds possible. Do relays sometimes go out intermittently like this?
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By wristwister

So ... is that the coil it's ending at? A...

So ... is that the coil it's ending at?

A new data point: tonight just for kicks she disconnected Roadrunner's wire, and the Jeep started and ran fine.

So if that is indeed the coil the wire...
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By wristwister

Help my daughter fix FrankenJeep!

So my kid took her XJ to Saline Valley Hot Springs in Death Valley, she says it's about a 3 hour drive down dirt roads. On the way back her jeep just died and wouldn't start. Fortunately, "Road...
11-22-2017, 12:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,395
Posted By wristwister

That's very slick! But ... I just wrapped a wire...

That's very slick! But ... I just wrapped a wire around the latch bar and drilled a little hole through the plastic latch cover for it to come out. Pull the wire and it opens.
Forum: Cherokee Chat
11-21-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,614
Posted By wristwister

"They don't call it The Highline Trail for...

"They don't call it The Highline Trail for nothing. It's like the planners were trying to outdo each other with the ridiculousness. The road builder guy was like, 'watch this!' then the trail builder...
Forum: Jeep Builds
11-21-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,338
Posted By wristwister

Your XJ is looking GREAT! I know there are some...

Your XJ is looking GREAT! I know there are some folks on this thread scratching their heads over the money you're spending to have all this professionally done, but I understand that to get exactly...
Forum: Introductions
11-17-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By wristwister

Welcome Invisible. Congrats on your XJ, sounds...

Welcome Invisible. Congrats on your XJ, sounds like you found a good one. The issues with it that you mention sound minor, and fixable with a bit of tinkering. The big thing with these XJs is rust,...
11-16-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,121
Posted By wristwister

Figured I'd breath new life into this thread with...

Figured I'd breath new life into this thread with the LED reverse light upgrade I did to my daughter's XJ last night.

Between the whimpy stock reverse lights and a bit of blocking with the new...
Replies: 11
Views: 397
Posted By wristwister

I did the lower first then the upper. Easier to...

I did the lower first then the upper. Easier to get good socket purchase and leverage as you break the bolts free. You can even play little tricks like placing a jack under the breaker bar. If you...
Forum: Jeep Builds
11-08-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,737
Posted By wristwister

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.cherokeeforum.com...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.cherokeeforum.com-vbulletin/700x525/80-399534d1510083313t_1987_turd_build_dd_camping_rig_808b3218_8e19_4dd9_8c39_8a8ae5ea6d9f_jpeg_bc3a1bf85d448364b8ce771420c944616eb4...
11-08-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By wristwister

Pros: Looks cool Can mount a winch Provides...

Pros:
Looks cool
Can mount a winch
Provides sturdy shackles for pulling
Provides mounting for lights
Can jack from the bumper using a Hi-Lift

Cons:
Expensive
Heavy
Forum: Jeep Builds
11-08-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,575
Posted By wristwister

OK, she's DONE! At least until my daughter's next...

OK, she's DONE! At least until my daughter's next visit home when we do more upgrades. We finished up the interior, including new headliner, stereo, lights, bed & cabinet etc. Soon she'll be taking...
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By wristwister

4-banger swapability?

Question, how swapable are the 2.5 engines between XJ years? Specifically, could a fuel injected 96 engine (along with all the FI parts and electronics) get swapped into an 85 XJ in place of it's bad...
11-07-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By wristwister

So here's an interesting twist on the "build my...

So here's an interesting twist on the "build my own XJ" thing. Yesterday was my birthday, and as my present my daughter handed over the keys to her old XJ. Now we've picked that poor thing pretty...
11-07-2017, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17,554
Views: 725,187
Posted By wristwister

Come on, is that the ONLY picture of it you have?...

Come on, is that the ONLY picture of it you have?

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/cto/d/cherokee-2-door/6376843657.html
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