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xj a good choice?
« on: Mar 23, 2012, 10:34:06 PM »
looking at an xj for gonna build me a nice crawler nothing crazy like body choppin "yet"  :gap: just curious on the XJ how it crawls with out spending a fortune

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Re: xj a good choice?
« Reply #1 on: Mar 23, 2012, 11:25:27 PM »
You might want to join a Jeep forum....

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Re: xj a good choice?
« Reply #2 on: Mar 23, 2012, 11:32:51 PM »
X2

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Re: xj a good choice?
« Reply #3 on: Mar 23, 2012, 11:40:35 PM »
ya def gonna do that  :hammer:

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Re: xj a good choice?
« Reply #4 on: Mar 24, 2012, 09:10:11 AM »
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Re: xj a good choice?
« Reply #5 on: Mar 25, 2012, 11:37:09 PM »
ight thanks man  :beerchug:

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Re: xj a good choice?
« Reply #6 on: Mar 26, 2012, 01:41:12 AM »
XJ is a unibody they make a good trail rig but if you go beyond the limits you can bend them. The nice thing is they come with a front straight axle but that unibody is the downside. The first thing that will happen and is a tell-tale sign is when the windshield crack happens and it will. I have considered an XJ and the main thing that has kept me from getting one is the fear of bending it. There is a lot of things you can do to help prevent it but when I can pick up a 4Runner and build it for less I always go for the sure thing plus the build even if you SAS an IFS rig ends up costing less.
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Re: xj a good choice?
« Reply #7 on: Mar 26, 2012, 08:32:06 AM »
x2 I like the 2003'ish grand cherokees, but just cant do the whole unibody thing
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Re: xj a good choice?
« Reply #8 on: Mar 26, 2012, 10:04:51 PM »
The new issue of 4 Wheel and Off Road has a nice article on replacing XJ suspension and other after market upgrades. You can probably read it online on their web site.  http://www.4wheeloffroad.com

 
 
 
 
 

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