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Old November 18th, 2009, 08:41 PM   #1
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i got this jeep back in august from a guy who rides at the monds he put it up for sale on craigslist not to long before i put my 91 geo tracker on there. he emailed and we traded. I didn't know much about jeeps but CHVYRKS helped me out. it had a 4 in lift and 33 in radials under it. i took it out for the trial fun up at rocks and valleys for the first time. i plans for and i will keep updated pics. this is the day after i got the jeep.


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Old November 18th, 2009, 08:48 PM   #2
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yup you'll love the xj mines never let me down
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Old November 18th, 2009, 08:52 PM   #3
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mine is having engine problems, when you accelerate it spits and sputters and when you let off it backfires. if you have any suggestions let me know.
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Old November 18th, 2009, 08:58 PM   #4
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is everything dry under neither the hood and cap thats where id start or a tune up
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Old November 18th, 2009, 09:02 PM   #5
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new plugs and wiring in some parts the idiot that had it before me had a rats nest going on. the distributor is a little wet inside, lokking to get one off another member. someone said something about the tps?
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Old November 18th, 2009, 11:11 PM   #6
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nice xj, your TPS might be the culpret, i had a 91 that had a low idle and everytime u rev'd it while cold itd almost die, replaced the TPS and whattya know it fixed that problem. Now my 97 is starting to act up
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Old November 19th, 2009, 06:01 PM   #7
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yup i forgot about the tps
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Old November 19th, 2009, 07:13 PM   #8
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well i pulled the tps off and the top bolt was snapped off, which leads me to thinkl that the whole sensor was moving and not just the lever inside, which could throw everything off when i took the distributor cap off it was looking a little wet so i heve to get that dried out and i think i should be fine.
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Old November 19th, 2009, 07:29 PM   #9
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this is possibly what i want the back of my jeep to look like, of course i will make it my own and i will have tube doors for summer driving and the jeep doors for winter driving. i will also be doing a quarter elliptical spring set up with regular gas shocks and limit straps. the final color will be a yellow camoflauge. i will have a lot of special things that no one else will have. i will then proceed to build an exo cage off of the back cage.








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Old November 19th, 2009, 10:35 PM   #10
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im thinkin iac sencor idle air control mine did the same thing or tps both right next to each other
good start for a jeep tho it resembles the main dude from got mud the one that takes all of the pictures every weekend
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Old November 20th, 2009, 09:48 PM   #11
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im thinkin iac sencor idle air control mine did the same thing or tps both right next to each other
good start for a jeep tho it resembles the main dude from got mud the one that takes all of the pictures every weekend
it was his jeep now he has shitty tracker i traded him!
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Old November 20th, 2009, 11:10 PM   #12
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haha nice he loves those trackers
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Old December 3rd, 2009, 06:56 PM   #13
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here are the 1/4 elliptical boxes for my springs, they are not a work of art or rocket science but this is what i have done so far including the back cut off. i will load more pics tomorrow.
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Here's some photos of a another Cherokee done in a similar fashion. Just found them somewhere and saved them.





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Old December 3rd, 2009, 07:10 PM   #15
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man i really want to do that to mine
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Old December 4th, 2009, 02:15 PM   #16
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well i pulled the tps off and the top bolt was snapped off, which leads me to thinkl that the whole sensor was moving and not just the lever inside, which could throw everything off when i took the distributor cap off it was looking a little wet so i heve to get that dried out and i think i should be fine.
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Old December 6th, 2009, 09:48 AM   #17
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this is what i got accopmlished this weekend, waiting on the hiem joints, steel tubing and a little bit of magic.



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looks like darko's old xj
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mock up of link brackets using cardboard, a can of crack fillier and a roll of scotch tape. i have bigger hiems on the way but wanted to see how it would look.



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that is one sick looking xj, that is awesome, never seen anything like it,
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