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It’s Incredible How Big Of A Quantum Leap The Jeep Cherokee XJ Was Over Its SJ Predecessor

The 1984 Jeep Cherokee was such a dramatic redesign, it somehow made its predecessor from one model year prior, the SJ Cherokee, look like it belonged in another century. I know this, because I just drove both back-to-back; the SJ is, comparatively, a pile of junk.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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A Few Hours Of Cleaning And Wrenching Totally Transformed My 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle

A couple months ago, after I struggled to decide if I wanted to buy a 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle, readers told me I’d be a fool not to. So I heeding their advice and hauled the Jeep home through an ice storm. Yesterday, I finally washed the big SUV, and my god were readers […]

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That College Kid Whose Jeep I Saved Wound Up Stranded On The Shoulder With A Blown-Up Engine

Last summer, I drove 500 miles to pick up a Jeep that a reader had offered to give me for free. But instead of coming home with the extra iron, I fixed the college student’s Jeep and returned home happy to help. Lots of people read that article—heck, even Adam Savage from Mythbusters tweeted about it. […]

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I Just Contacted My Ex-Jeep’s New Owner And Got The Closure I Needed

In a moment of weakness last night, I texted my ex-Jeep’s new owner—you know, just to see how things were going. What I learned is that, as much as I miss that beautiful 4.0-liter manual transmission XJ, it doesn’t look like it misses me. It looks genuinely happy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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