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The Greatest Jeep Grand Cherokee Ever Has Been For Sale For Months And We’re All Fools For Not Buying It

Last year, my friend Brandon and I nearly lost our minds after we flew across the country to fix and road trip a rare, manual transmission Jeep Grand Cherokee. Now there’s an even cooler “Holy Grail” Grand Cherokee for sale just one state over in Illinois, and nobody’s buying it. It makes no sense!Read more… […]

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The Greatest Jeep Grand Cherokee Ever Has Been For Sale For Months And We’re All Fools For Not Buying It

Last year, my friend Brandon and I nearly lost our minds after we flew across the country to fix and road trip a rare, manual transmission Jeep Grand Cherokee. Now there’s an even cooler “Holy Grail” Grand Cherokee for sale just one state over in Illinois, and nobody’s buying it. It makes no sense!Read more… […]

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Jeep Grand Cherokee From 2009 Back Another Year For ’80th Anniversary’ Edition

The original Jeep is about to turn 80. By comparison, the current Jeep Grand Cherokee has only been around since 2009, so it’s still pretty old. To add insult to injury, Jeep is keeping the current Grand Cherokee around for another year and reportedly selling it with an “80th Anniversary” edition. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Watch An Old VW Touareg Go Head-To-Head Off-Road Against A New Jeep Grand Cherokee

The first-generation Volkswagen Touareg is remarkably similar to the modern Jeep Grand Cherokee, which is why this recent off-road comparison by TFL Car is so fascinating. Watch the two machines—separated by 13 model-years—strut their stuff on the rocks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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A Beautiful ‘Holy Grail’ Jeep Grand Cherokee Is For Sale For $2,650 And I’m Trying To Resist Buying It

For sale right now near Providence, Rhode Island is a beautiful, garage-kept example of a “Holy Grail” Jeep Grand Cherokee—one of only ~1,500 ever built with a manual transmission. I once went through hell to obtain a broken one of these rare vehicles, but now there’s one in seemingly decent condition ready to be…Read more… […]

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Help Me Decide If I Should Adopt These Free Jeeps

“Free beach vacation in return for taking my rusty Cherokee” reads an email from a Long Island-based reader about his 1995 Jeep XJ. This comes just days after a Pennsylvania-based reader told me about his 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee: “If you’re interested in it it’s yours for the taking…That’s right… Free.” Now I…Read more… Continue […]

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That Time Our $101,315 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Got Stolen

In the darkness of this global pandemic, there are precious few rays of light and hope. But there will always be the illumination of truth. Sweet and just truth, which will spring from our hearts and banish the shadow of lies and deceit. Truth is brought forth into the world today in the form of […]

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Chrysler Built Hemi Engines With A Major Engineering Defect And I May Try To Profit From It

It appears that Chrysler royally screwed up, and owners of 2011 Jeeps, Dodges, and Rams equipped with the legendary 5.7-liter Hemi have paid for it dearly. For some reason, the engine’s valve lifters have a tendency to seize up and wipe out the camshaft, leaving customers with enormous repair bills. One reader reached…Read more… Continue […]

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Here’s Everything That’s Still Wrong With My 260,000 Mile ‘Holy Grail’ Jeep Grand Cherokee

Last month, I went through hell trying to fix and drive home a supremely rare, 260,000 mile, manual transmission Jeep Grand Cherokee that I’d bought sight unseen for $700 from the Middle Of Nowhere, Colorado. Ultimately, my friend Brandon and I pulled off a miracle, and the Jeep now sits in my backyard in Michigan.…Read […]

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At $1,800, Is This 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo The Best Last Thing?

The ad for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Jeep claims it to be one of the last Grand Cherokees to come with a stick. We like sticks, and we like Jeeps. Let’s see if we like this one’s price tag as well.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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At $1,800, Is This 1993 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo The Best Last Thing?

The ad for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Jeep claims it to be one of the last Grand Cherokees to come with a stick. We like sticks, and we like Jeeps. Let’s see if we like this one’s price tag as well.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I Bought A 260,000-Mile ‘Holy Grail’ Jeep Grand Cherokee Sight Unseen From The Middle Of Nowhere. Getting It Home Nearly Broke Me

“I think I’m going to fly home. I can’t take this anymore,” Brandon mumbled as he sat slouched in the corner of a Denver bar. It was approaching midnight, and my friend was in shambles, his spirits having been crushed by 12 straight hours of extreme, high-intensity wrenching on the rare, manual transmission Jeep Grand…Read […]

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I Bought A 260,000-Mile ‘Holy Grail’ Jeep Grand Cherokee Sight Unseen From The Middle Of Nowhere. Getting It Home Nearly Broke Me

“I think I’m going to fly home. I can’t take this anymore,” Brandon mumbled as he sat slouched in the corner of a Denver bar. It was approaching midnight, and my friend was in shambles, his spirits having been crushed by 12 straight hours of extreme, high-intensity wrenching on the rare, manual transmission Jeep Grand…Read […]

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How A Stranger’s Old Chevy Pickup Got Me Over The Snowy Rockies To The ‘Holy Grail’ Jeep Grand Cherokee

“Would you like help not dying in Colorado?” asked Denver reader Jason in an email. I’d soon be flying and renting a car to drive over the Rockies during a bad snowstorm and Jason, whom I’d never met, was offering me the keys to an old Chevy GMT400-series pickup truck—one that would capture my heart […]

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What It Was Liking Traveling On An Airplane With 120 Pounds Of Car Parts And Tools

Earlier this month, I devised an absolutely idiotic plan to pick up from the middle of nowhere a rare, manual transmission 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee that I’d bought sight unseen for $700. It’s a vehicle that I refer to as the “Holy Grail of Jeep Grand Cherokees,” except its condition was far from holy. With […]

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Here’s My Idiotic Plan To Drive A Broken 260,000-Mile ‘Holy Grail Of Jeep Grand Cherokees’ Across The Country

I want to be upfront about this: My plan to fly to Colorado with two suitcases full of car parts and tools, repair my $700 “Holy Grail” Jeep Grand Cherokee’s significant mechanical problems and then drive the 260,000 mile SUV 1,500 miles back to Michigan all in a span of four days is deeply flawed. […]

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This Jeep’s ‘Death Wobble’ Is So Terrifying It Will Haunt Your Dreams

As the owner of numerous solid front axle-equipped automobiles, I’ve dealt with the violent shake that is “Death Wobble” a number of times. And yet even I would soil my favorite set of cargo shorts were I piloting this white Jeep Grand Cherokee. Because it appears that there’s a massive earthquake affecting only its…Read more… […]

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This Jeep’s ‘Death Wobble’ Is So Terrifying It Will Haunt Your Dreams

As the owner of numerous solid front axle-equipped automobiles, I’ve dealt with the violent shake that is “Death Wobble” a number of times. And yet even I would soil my favorite set of cargo shorts were I piloting this white Jeep Grand Cherokee. Because it appears that there’s a massive earthquake affecting only its…Read more… […]

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I Just Bought The Holy Grail Of Jeep Grand Cherokees But It Has 260,000 Miles And Is Broken In The Middle Of Nowhere

Back in October, I wrote about the “Holy Grail of Jeep Grand Cherokees,” an extremely rare, first-generation manual transmission Grand Cherokee left to rot on a Wisconsin dairy farm. After reading that story, a reader miraculously discovered a second grail for sale for $800 in the Middle of Nowhere, Colorado.…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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