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Old March 20th, 2011, 03:15 PM   #1
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Its my First newer body style Cherokee on top of the fact that its my first 2-door Cherokee. So i expect to be an interesting and eye opening build.

Already learned that 2-door parts are hard to find, and even harder to find because of the newer body style.

On to the facts :D

has 144k miles, very minimal rust, has after market sunroof. stock suspension, no radio, missing front passenger side headlight bezel, hood has seen better days, header panel has seen better days, driver door window doesn't work...

plans:
replace most of the parts with issues
-header panel
-P headlight bezel
-fix driver window
-new stereo

add Bumpers
install small lift
get some tires/rims Prolly 31's and a set of cragar d-windows "black"
install some lights (big one's too)

also anything interesting i come across

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Old March 20th, 2011, 03:16 PM   #2
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And so let it begin. welcome to the 2 dr club
still have them coils and brake lines and spacers
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Old March 20th, 2011, 03:26 PM   #3
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hmmm, let me think on the spacers and lines... lol Mini Beast i was already in the 2-door club hahaha you saw my MJ (the real 2-door club atleast) jk
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Old March 20th, 2011, 03:28 PM   #4
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yeah real club for sure, just saying the XJ 2dr club though. Have to own both at some point in life to be cool.
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Old March 20th, 2011, 04:45 PM   #5
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[QUOTE=MiNi Beast;2587855]yeah real club for sure, just saying the XJ 2dr club though. Have to own both at some point in life to be cool. [/QUOTE]

sweet that makes me cool good luck with the two door im going back to the 4 dr side this spring unfortanetly
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Old March 20th, 2011, 04:47 PM   #6
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sweet that makes me cool good luck with the two door im going back to the 4 dr side this spring unfortanetly
yeah cause he needs all the windows he can get.
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Old March 20th, 2011, 05:34 PM   #7
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lol yeah yeah i blow out 1 window and u just cant let it go can yah.

i see your in sparta where at? might have to swing by and see how things are gong.
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Old March 20th, 2011, 05:41 PM   #8
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lol i actually own a 4 door as well hahaha so i have the best of all worlds... 4door xj, a monster MJ, and the new 99 2door xj

i'm about 2 blocks west of admiral.
i've actually got a bit of work done to it but i figured id wait until tomorrow to upload all the pics from today, its got lift and front bumper, some interior stuff also done
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Old March 20th, 2011, 05:52 PM   #9
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sweet deal im 2 blocks east of bk but the jeep resides in fremont in hiding do to the previously mentioned window incident
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sweet you guys should meet up at the stroke of midnight sometime
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yea meet up and be awesome x2 cuz thats 2 2-door xj's
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Old March 20th, 2011, 09:17 PM   #12
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AJ you need to quit finding sweet deals on Jeeps
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Old March 20th, 2011, 09:31 PM   #13
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I remember when I first go mine ...







Oh, and RealDealOffroad - nice avatar
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Oh, and RealDealOffroad - nice avatar
hey you quite trying to fit in with the cool kids.
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I got the 2dr XJ but no MJ , can I borrow yours ?
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yeah if you put the axles under it.
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wasn't that suppose to be done by this past weekend mini?.....also are you jealous creepy didn't meet u under the big full moon saturday night
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ok guys here's a little more of the progress i had done
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picked up a rear bumper, KILLER DEAL!!

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front lift is done... i even repainted the shocks

also some quick disco's i snagged from SilverXJ


and picked up and installed my front bumper.... Thats ARB bull bar #2 lol
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Old March 23rd, 2011, 04:39 PM   #19
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2 door XJ's rock......

But they rock even more with the 4 head light waggy front end...
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a few shots of the interior..
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got my Cobra 29 LTD up top, Sony deck, and then 8" neon

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also picked up a set of Battle style toggle switches with a neon blue indicator on the switch


while removing the trim piece that covers the cd deck and heater controls i broke the damn neon!!
so i had to go snag another one.. thats $13 i didnt really want to spend a 2nd time....

gonna do a little more work on the inside today... wait until you see the monster lights i'm putting on the roof
also still need to install the rear shocks, and then remove the rear bumper....

Brian, i will never stop finding deals.... lol its in my blood. you dont wanna know how much i paid for the rear bumper or the monster lights that are going on the roof

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