Sold Jeep XJ Fresh build.

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Jul 5, 2023
1997 Jeep Cherokee sport (crank windows and AC!)
AW4 auto, 119,000 original miles.
Head has been gone through, ARP head studs installed, head gasket, Banks stainless header (complete custom stainless tig welded exhaust with Dynamax muffler) new oil sending unit, injector heat shield, SFR complete motor mount kit (upper and lower) thermostat, all hoses, aluminum radiator, Custom battery box with yellow top series 34 battery, complete Jeep cables big kit. new oil pan gasket and rear main seal.

Fresh service filter and fluid, t case has Advance adapters slip yoke eliminator kit, Azzy's shift linkage and SFR rear trans mount. Tom Woods double cardan drive shaft,

Rear axle:
Explorer 8.8, 4:88 gear, Auburn Truetrac, Desolate truss, every part on the disc brakes
is brand new factory parts. Yukon super 88 kit, chromoly 31 spline axles drilled to 5 on 5.5 (big CJ or ford pattern) and c clip eliminator kit. Essentially the same as a 9" design now. Stainless brake lines.

Rear Suspension:
Hybrid Deaver, OME leaf pack ( to get the ride height and spring rate we liked) Longer custom Shackle, SFR Shackle relocator box. FOX Shocks with Res. Urethane progressive bump stops. Rear is bumped at 12" of travel.

Front axle:
Dana 30 non actuated front high pinion. Artec truss, Synergy C's gussets, WJ knuckles, and 4 piston Akebono brake calipers with drilled/slotted rotors ( all brand new) new Timkin bearings.
4:88 gear, ARB Locker, u-joint cap kit. Stainless brake lines.

Front suspension:
SFR 4 link long arm kit. Alloy links with Johnny Joints. Frame side link mounts are bolted and welded in to the frame stiffeners. Custom Track bar and mounts (on H&K rod ends) to achieve zero bump steer. Rusty springs (approx 5" of lift) Prothane spring inserts with Overtime fab works inner delrin solid bump limiter. FOX 2.5 internal bypass shocks, limit straps. It is Bumped and strapped at 11" of travel. Currie Anti Rock sway bar. All Link mounts are skid plated and gusseted.

IronRock steel steering box mount, all grade 8 bolts, custom Boost Works sector shaft support bearing integrated into the front bumper. 1 TON SFR steering link kit (all solid Alloy with 1 TON Chevy ends) wobble stops. The tie rod is top mounted on the WJ knuckles to achieve zero bump steer.

Front is custom fabricated with intergraded 2"hitch mount (for winch or tow point), 1/4" aluminum skid plate and all made of 1 3/4" wall DOM (mig/tig welded). Sway bar protection so bumper would hit first.

Rear is a custom fabricated hitch/bumper combo using the stock skin over all DOM tube. Corners wrap around the Cut and folded corners and connect to the frame via tube connectors so the bumper corners could be used as a jack point. Custom mini rock/mud flaps.

Headlights are JW speaker LED with a Colorado harness head light relay and harness kit. all internal and external lights have been switched to LED. Front had Iron man 7" Blaster combo LEDs.

5.....35X12.5X15 BFG KM3 (c rated) with the center 6" sipped for crazy grip
5......15x8 (5 on 5.5) American racing wheels (NOS) from the late 90's direct from Jim Conner racing. Had these on the shelf waiting for the right project for years. all US made lugs. Custom one off low profile center caps.

Complete front to rear frame stiffeners 3/16 and completely welded. everything has been painted with Steel-it from the frame stiffeners to the bumpers. PRP steering wheel with Gen Right Quick release. 3M Ceramic tint. Aero latch hood latches, D Zee hood vents, Hannaman glass fenders. RC seat covers. Im sure Im missing more.

Fenders painted, and some sort of on-board Air for the locker)

Searched for ever to find a super clean stock unmolested starter and proceeded to dig in lol. Jeep has had every bolt and nut touched (most replaced with higher grade, torqued and markeled). We tried to use all US made products when we could. Interior is a 9.5 out of 10.
Paint is great just needs fenders painted. It was my goal to build the best allrounder Trial/pre-runner that we could take to Moab or prerun in Baja and its pretty dam close to that. Can be towed behind your motor home or driven anywhere. It eats bumps like butter and is super comfortable. Less than 500 miles since completion. Super OCD builder. Clean title in hand. E-mail/text for more photos/questions.

$16,500 or possible trade for 4x4 or AWD daily of similar value or??????


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