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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FIESTEE23, Oct 11, 2018.

  1. Oct 11, 2018 at 5:21 AM
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    FIESTEE23

    FIESTEE23 [OP] Member

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    I finally found the good Jeep forum...

    I'm a new owner of a 2000 Cherokee XJ. I want to make some changes to it, and what better place then here. I am also a part of the TUNDRAS.COM forum and they have helped me use my money wisely. So I'm here to do the same thing.

    My XJ is 2wd, but I would like to make it look a little tougher. And maybe just get everything working like it did out the factory. (At least close)

    Well anyway here she is... Glad to be here!!IMG_20181006_114759.jpg IMG_20181006_114832.jpg IMG_20181010_184006.jpg
     
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  2. Oct 11, 2018 at 6:12 AM
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    Prerunner1982

    Prerunner1982 Well-Known Member

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    Hello Fiestee!
    Good looking XJ.
    I also have a 2000 2wd XJ in my stable, but it's not quite that nice.

    Welcome to Jeeps.net from Oklahoma.
     
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  3. Oct 11, 2018 at 6:49 AM
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    aggrex

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    Welcome! Nice looking ride.
     
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  4. Oct 11, 2018 at 7:08 AM
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    FIESTEE23

    FIESTEE23 [OP] Member

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    Yeah it is in great shape compared to so many that we looked at. Interior is all intacted, no rips, tears, gouges. The clear coat on the paint is peeling on the roof. But other then that really good condition.

    I think the valve cover is leaking a little bit, so that'll be one of my next projects. Just did the oil change, filled all the fluids, put a gas additive, and oil additive (Lucas leak stop) and it's running even smoother. I put in a washable air filter too.

    Next are spark plugs and wires. Is anyone using specific ones that they like?
     
  5. Oct 11, 2018 at 7:15 AM
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    Prerunner1982

    Prerunner1982 Well-Known Member

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    Champion Coppers are all you need and since the 2000-2001s use a coil pack you won't need wires.
     
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  6. Oct 11, 2018 at 8:42 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine Moderator

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    Welcome aboard!!
     
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  7. Oct 11, 2018 at 5:04 PM
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    Bob

    Bob Well-Known Member Moderator

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    Glad to have you over!
     
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  8. Oct 11, 2018 at 6:19 PM
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    JKBob 25

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    Welcome to the forum @FIESTEE23 . I owned a 2000 XJ for 13 years. I loved it. It's an awesome Jeep. You'll have a blast with it.
     
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  9. Oct 12, 2018 at 3:20 AM
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    Jeep4Life

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    Welcome from Florida! Good group on these forums, you'll like it here.
     
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  10. Oct 12, 2018 at 8:54 AM
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    TJ_abuser

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    welcome thats a pretty XJ such a shame its 2x4
     
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  11. Oct 12, 2018 at 9:24 AM
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    FIESTEE23

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    I know but who knows what the future brings
     
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  12. Oct 12, 2018 at 9:39 AM
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    One of the easiest vehicles to convert from 2wd to 4wd.
     
  13. Oct 12, 2018 at 9:46 AM
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    FIESTEE23

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    See... Positive vibes
     
  14. Oct 12, 2018 at 10:00 AM
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    2WD XJ like a virgin just waiting to be converted.
     
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  15. Oct 12, 2018 at 3:26 PM
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    Wellllll.... Yes.... Exactly
     
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  16. Oct 18, 2018 at 4:11 AM
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    3 inch zone lift. Fox 2.0 shocks. 35 inch nitto ridge grapplers. Bushwacker flat fenders. No name steel bumpers front and back for now.
    You should have a chat with this guy @acerwin lol
     
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  17. Oct 18, 2018 at 9:37 AM
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    FIESTEE23

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    I just read the whole build. Holy sh!t... Pretty badass! But my build budget... AINT THAT HIGH. Hahhahaa
     
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  18. Oct 18, 2018 at 10:32 AM
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    Noted JeepConfucius once stated lusting at XJ mountaintops can enlighten (wallet) and bring perspective (attitude) to ones build.

    IMG_20181018_131904_edit.jpg
     
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  19. Oct 18, 2018 at 11:24 AM
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    Yea neither is mine :pout: lol.
     
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