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87 Comanche build

Postby BILLYjp2 » Sun Jan 10, 2016 4:14 pm

I just picked up a 1987 MJ, 2.5L, 4 spd, 2wd with 52k original miles. Hoping to fix some little issues from sitting, convert to 4wd and put a 4.5" lift on it with some 33s.
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby ryan13 » Sun Jan 10, 2016 5:01 pm

BILLYjp2 wrote:I just picked up a 1987 MJ, 2.5L, 4 spd, 2wd with 52k original miles. Hoping to fix some little issues from sitting, convert to 4wd and put a 4.5" lift on it with some 33s.
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby xbaadleej » Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:04 pm

thing looks mint except for the current wheels
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby RottenBanana » Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:30 pm

LOL RyanL!! Yo that thing looks real nice Billy!
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby mcguyver_xj » Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:41 am

Looks good billy put that xj on the road yesterday and I'm driving it...
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby BILLYjp2 » Thu Jan 21, 2016 8:55 pm

mcguyver_xj wrote:Looks good billy put that xj on the road yesterday and I'm driving it...


Anything fall off yet?

I got a bunch of parts in today, like a clutch, slave cyl, gas tank straps, e brake cables... I've got a new gas tank and 4wd tranny that should be in by the end of the weekend.
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby BILLYjp2 » Sun Feb 28, 2016 10:03 am

Rolled out of the garage today, 4.5" rubicon express short arm up front and spring over in the rear. Still needs shocks and driveshafts.
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby Orangeamc13 » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:17 am

Nice! Are those new tires? :cool:
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby BILLYjp2 » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:33 am

:smoking:
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby Orangeamc13 » Sun Feb 28, 2016 12:19 pm

I've been shopping for some of those in 33x12.50 r15 and they are on a national backorder, supposedly. :flipoff2:
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby BILLYjp2 » Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:11 pm

They're new, but I bought them second hand at a pretty good discount from a guy who wanted 35s instead
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby leafspringsrule89yj » Sun Feb 28, 2016 4:01 pm

Lookin good. When is it going to be for sale or parted out. I need a new rig. :grin:
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby RottenBanana » Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:21 am

leafspringsrule89yj wrote:Lookin good. When is it going to be for sale or parted out. I need a new rig. :grin:

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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby RottenBanana » Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:23 am

Billy, it looks sweet man! Not enough MJ's around New england ya know
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby RottenBanana » Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:24 am

2.5 huh, so it's got 410 axles?
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby BILLYjp2 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:19 pm

No, the 2.5 with an AX-4 came with 3.55s.
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby RottenBanana » Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:23 pm

Oh ok, cool. Forgot it was a 4spd, honestly didn't know they came w/a 4spd. How is it, peppy @ all? Granny low by chance?
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby BILLYjp2 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:51 pm

RottenBanana wrote:Oh ok, cool. Forgot it was a 4spd, honestly didn't know they came w/a 4spd. How is it, peppy @ all? Granny low by chance?


It's just an ax-5 with 5th gear missing. And I couldn't tell ya how it drives because I don't have driveshafts yet
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby ryan13 » Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:24 pm

Did you decide what you're doing for dshafts? Getting stock ones or modifying what you have?
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby BILLYjp2 » Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:31 pm

Picking up a front on Saturday AM. Camerota is going to shorten the rear Monday
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby ryan13 » Fri Mar 04, 2016 2:35 pm

BILLYjp2 wrote:Picking up a front on Saturday AM. Camerota is going to shorten the rear Monday



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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby SheepJeep » Tue Mar 08, 2016 12:36 pm

look at billy working a jeep and actually making progress, should probably start figuring out if i need any parts from it soon
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby RottenBanana » Tue Mar 08, 2016 4:16 pm

LMFAO again!!
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby BILLYjp2 » Mon Apr 18, 2016 4:29 pm

The Jeep is on the road, but with the 4 cyl, 3.55 gears and 33s its basically undriveable. 4th gear is totally useless nevermind 5th.
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Re: 87 Comanche build

Postby leafspringsrule89yj » Mon Apr 18, 2016 5:10 pm

At least it's driving under its own power. Or lack there of. Ross Davis had a 4.10 rear for like 200 the other day. Haven't seen a d30 with 4.10s or lower in a while.
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