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What have you done to your Cherokee today?

Discussion in 'Cherokee' started by Bob, Jul 24, 2016.

  1. Mar 27, 2019 at 5:17 AM
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    TJ_abuser

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    I have a ticking noise in mine on start up but only on rare occasions. Sounds like a lifter not pumping up. I want to take the head off get valves done and replace lifters , install roller rockers etc. I don't have a shop or even a garage to do it in. I personally don't like doing interior motor work under a shade tree.
     
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  2. May 9, 2019 at 6:11 AM
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    Not today but recently... deglazed cylinders and installed new pistons, the piston slap is gone for now. Did the break in period and took it on a 450 trip, it did great.
    Just before my trip I also installed new tires (265/75/16 Falken Wildpeak AT3W) which corrected my speedo and brought my gearing:tire ratio back close to stock. It ran great down the highway and I think it looks pretty good.


    camp2019f.jpg


    Pic is from this last weekend as I was fully loaded headed to a camp trip.
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  3. May 9, 2019 at 7:49 AM
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    XJ looks great and good choice for the road trip. Missed the part where your gearing needed to be adjusted closer to stock. New axle or gears?
     
  4. May 9, 2019 at 8:42 AM
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    I have a 5 speed so factory gearing was 3.07. As a cheap gear change knowing I was going with slightly larger tires I picked up a set of axles from a 99 Auto Cherokee with 3.55 gears.
    The math suggested that with about 33" tires I would be back close to stock, 265/75/16s are about 32". Of course the math doesn't account for the additional weight of the larger tire. I didn't have to change the speedometer gear and at 50mph I am only 1mph off so I will take it as good.

    I was running with some worn 30"s which were really closer to 28.5" when new and my speedo was way off at highway speeds and it just seemed like the 4.0 was screaming, though it really probably wasn't it was just higher RPM than what I wanted to be running down the highway. Now I can cruise at 65mph turning about 1900rpm.
     
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  5. May 15, 2019 at 4:49 PM
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    20190515_192737.jpg sorry for it being a little far away but I did put it on the road today!!! First time with a 5spd in a couple years
     
  6. May 15, 2019 at 4:50 PM
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    Looks good.
     
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  7. May 15, 2019 at 6:10 PM
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    Good looking xj sir I like the stance ride height looks good
     
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  8. May 15, 2019 at 6:10 PM
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    Put on the new grill and smoked lights all around...then polished her up
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  9. May 15, 2019 at 6:11 PM
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    Nice
     
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  10. May 15, 2019 at 6:17 PM
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    HAPPY to see your back in a Jeep dude. Looks awesome. :thumbsup:
     
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  11. May 29, 2019 at 10:48 AM
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    Took it out 'nator chasing yesterday. Not much action, though thankfully as it went right over my house.
    wxMay28.jpg wxMay28a.jpg
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  12. May 29, 2019 at 12:58 PM
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    My dad has pictures of a tornado in his back yard here in ny from way back but those pics look awsome good thing it didnt get bad over your house.
     
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  13. May 29, 2019 at 3:07 PM
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    Got the spacers on today20190529_164636.jpg 20190529_175033.jpg
     
  14. May 29, 2019 at 6:21 PM
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    Nice....I like the pokies. Lookin good dude.
     
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  15. May 31, 2019 at 3:38 PM
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    Started off with one speaker working in the jeep now have 3 so far whoop whoop!!!!:dancingbacon:
     
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  16. May 31, 2019 at 3:47 PM
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    Lol I threw the face plate of my Walmart radio out where the door would be yesterday the volume jumped to full blast and the knob wouldn't work. I littered I'm ashamed but I was very angry lol. Back to Walmart I guess ooops this is the Cherokee thread I don't have a Cherokee. I'm on a roll today @JKBob 25
     
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  17. May 31, 2019 at 3:53 PM
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    Woot your at least 3/4 of the way to full stereo lol gooooo booooyeeee
     
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  18. May 31, 2019 at 5:05 PM
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    That could fit the definition: triphonic audio system
     
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  19. May 31, 2019 at 6:21 PM
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    You caught yourself before I could bust your balls. Lolllolloll. :smack:. Your learning @TJ_abuser . :rofl:.

    Wasn't me @Billy1234 . You can blame Todd for hijacking your post. :threadjacked:
     
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  20. May 31, 2019 at 7:55 PM
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    Sorry Billy I have more opinions than Hillary Clinton has skeletons in the closet lol
     
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