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Old April 11th, 2016, 09:22 PM   #1
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Introducing Marco, a 2000 XJ for my son. We picked it up in Florida last week on spring break. It has 211,xxx miles on it, supposedly with a lower mile engine swap. The name comes from the seller - a Hispanic gentleman we bought it from. He was pretty cool. He's got the jeep bug too, had another XJ & a YJ.

I looked it over, bought some fluids, spare belt, checked tire pressures, etc and drove it down there a couple of days. It would shut off when warm so we threw a new CPS on it and fixed a couple of bad grounds. Seemed to cure it. So, Saturday my wife & son jumped in and followed me all the way to Michigan. 1100 miles without a hitch. Even pulled 19 mpg. Only flaw was no heat. I gotta give my wife credit for driving 17 hours with no heat and hardly complaining at all.

Build plan-front end rebuild, 2.5" lift, 30-31" tires, fab bumpers, etc.


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