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Old July 7th, 2011, 10:59 AM   #1
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1990 Jeep Comanche Build

Well I picked up the MJ from mrclean hoping to just beat it through the trails but im starting to really like it so it's gonna get fixed up and driven all the time.

The day I went to look at it.


Got it home.



First step was my old cherokee HD steering that I had laying around.
My friend was scraping her XJ so my second step was a second gen front clip.


Then came buying my old 35s back.


Some pics next to the cherokee.



I'm picking up another 99 XJ today for cheap so I'm sorta tossing around the idea of a full interior/electrical swap to eliminate the shitty Renix system.
We'll see what happens.
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Old July 7th, 2011, 11:02 AM   #2
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very nice
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Old July 7th, 2011, 11:12 AM   #3
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Very cool Alex
Glad to see someone is doing what I always wanted to do with it.

BTW: Still have your flares here
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Old July 7th, 2011, 11:34 AM   #4
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I have always wanted one of these. I look forward to the progress!
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Old July 7th, 2011, 06:49 PM   #5
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i thought i reconized ur xj at silver last wekend, parked at cregs cruisers. i have a few mj parts laying around if ya need anything also
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Old July 7th, 2011, 07:01 PM   #6
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ohhh is it fast?
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Old July 9th, 2011, 10:45 PM   #7
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Gotta love the MJs.
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Old July 9th, 2011, 11:03 PM   #8
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looking good... i was a day to late and a dollar too short on picking this up! great buy! and love the upgrades youve done so far.
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Old July 9th, 2011, 11:03 PM   #9
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id love to get another comanche! nice build so far
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Old July 10th, 2011, 07:57 AM   #10
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Old July 15th, 2011, 12:09 PM   #11
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Picked up the new 99 for super cheap and the thing is damn near spotless. The kid I got it from said it overheated and a shop told him the engine was blown. I put a battery in it and it fired right up and ran great.
These doors and hatch will go on my XJ and my front doors will go on the MJ.
Then the winter plans will be to put this interior and electrical into the MJ.
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Old July 15th, 2011, 12:13 PM   #12
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you want to sell the frenders, header panel, and wheels and tires off the 1999
thanks.
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Old July 15th, 2011, 12:18 PM   #13
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you want to sell the frenders, header panel, and wheels and tires off the 1999
thanks.
Front clip is gone. Wheels are mismatched colors. Two are the color seen and two are the same wheel but a charcoal color. (Would match if painted) The tires are wasted.
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Old July 15th, 2011, 06:06 PM   #14
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Old August 8th, 2011, 01:00 AM   #15
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So as it turns out I don't think I'll have the time this MJ needs along side my XJ so I'm tossing around the idea of selling it. As mrclean told me, I'd rather see it go to someone who can help it reach it's potential. I'd like to get $1250 to get my money back out of it. When I make up my mind I'll make a FS thread. Until then feel free to make an offer.
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Old August 8th, 2011, 02:09 AM   #16
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interested in the MJ if your serious about selling it? whats it still need to be done and what not? ive been missing my MJ basically since i sold it to my friend, then i saw it on craigslist in toledo... anyways, shoot me a PM or something with what this thing needs to be a DD, whats included in it and all that good stuff.
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Old October 30th, 2011, 06:27 AM   #17
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Old October 30th, 2011, 06:44 AM   #18
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Subscribed, Alix.
Oops I forgot to update this. I sold it a couple months ago.
I must have forgot to mention that yesterday with Mira's excitement to show off your guy's work. (Which was cool to see) You have a great build going and I look forward to following it.
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Old October 30th, 2011, 06:46 AM   #19
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Oops I forgot to update this. I sold it a couple months ago.
I must have forgot to mention that yesterday with Mira's excitement to show off your guy's work. (Which was cool to see) You have a great build going and I look forward to following it.
D'oh! Shortest-lived thread subscription ever. Yes, Mira was excited to show you her XJ. She's still in bed, but I'll have her log on after church this morning, and read some of the comments recently posted there.

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