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Here Are Jeep’s Official 1979 Recommendations For Cleaning ‘Vomitus,’ Urine And Other Stains

While enjoying a typical, romantic Friday evening with a bottle of automatic transmission fluid, a few lit MAP torches and my 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle’s owner’s manual, I discovered something amazing: a stain-removal table, which includes information on how to clean various fluids including “vomitus,” blood,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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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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I Just Found My 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle’s Original Dealership Window Sticker

I knew my 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle was cool, but it took finding this original AMC window sticker for me to appreciate the extent of my latest project’s awesomeness. Just look at how this old Jeep was originally configured when it was sold in December of 1978.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I’m Buying That 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle Because It’s Freaking Amazing

I didn’t want its beautiful gold wheels, red and gold decals, and bronze-tone rear quarter windows to hypnotize me into making a rash decision. So I took a few days to think about whether I should buy that 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle I looked at last weekend. And—with help from readers—I’ve now realized that […]

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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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A Reader Wants To Sell Me Two Amazing Jeeps For Cheap But I’m Pretty Sure It’s A Trap

A reader just sent an email telling me about two Jeep SJs (one Grand Wagoneer and one Cherokee Golden Eagle edition !!!) that she’s got to get rid of for dirt cheap. “Would you know of anyone who would be interested?” the email reads. After yelling “BOY WOULD I!” at the top of my lungs […]

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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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