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    XR8DXJ's 1997 Cherokee SE Build...

    I'm alive... but headed back to Africa!
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    XJ thoughts?

    XJ... do it!
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    Pictures of Expedition Motorcycles

    My KLR650!
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    XJ Expedition Basics

    looong response Good thread and fun read. Last year I attempted (the operative word) my seemingly routine drive back to the east coast from Colorado. My pesky check engine light came on the morning I headed out. I didn’t think too much about it until about mid-Missouri when the Jeep sorta just...
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    Somebody needs to buy this

    It looks like my first rig. A 1979 Cherokee Chief that I paid $3000 cash for in 1992. I sure do miss that Jeep...
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    JK roof padding

    It wasn't this by chance was it? http://www.carparts.com/autoparts/Product/tf-Browse/c-10618/s-10401/p-2021655?zmam=95672150&zmas=17&zmac=99&zmap=10618-2021655
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    XR8DXJ's 1997 Cherokee SE Build...

    Ya know... I got back from Africa and it wasn't waiting for me. I'm calling the comoany for a friendly WTF.
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    I'm in Bamako, Mali

    Well I'm back from Bamako after a cooling off for a few days in Germany. I had a blast and can't wait to go back. I want to get my money's worth out of my 5-yr, multi-entry visa! I exchanged $100 as soon as I got off the plane (for beer money) at a 450CFA:1USD exchange rate. The next morning I...
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    Latest Photo?

    Here's one taken last week with me and my favorite TLC rental rig in Bamako, Mali.
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    Dang Death Wobble!!!

    I dealt with death wobble for a month. Alignment helped some what (i.e. gave me a few more MPH before wobbl'n), and new tires cured it. Great excuse for new tires...
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    XR8DXJ's 1997 Cherokee SE Build...

    Well I'm back from Bamako, but still in Germany. Here is the link for pics from the trip: http://www.flickr.com/photos/xr8dxj/sets/72157623287850224/show/ Well I'm back from Bamako after a cooling off for a few days in Germany. I had a blast and can't wait to go back. I want to get my money's...
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    And it begins. Stump XJ's trailer build.

    You got some mad fab'n skillz! :victory:
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    XR8DXJ's 1997 Cherokee SE Build...

    I'm headed back to Mali this weekend so the build is back on hold for a couple weeks! Here is the thread regarding my previous trip to Mali: http://expeditionportal.com/forum/showthread.php?t=34669 And here is the pic gallery from my previous trip...
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    I'm in Bamako, Mali

    I will be back in Bamako the next Monday evening (Jan 18th). I've just been informed that the US Embassy is restricting our movement [denying us access] out to Mopti/Sevare and Gao. So this trip will be restricted to Bamako & possibly Segou.
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    TJ Overhead Console Build....Lots of Pics!

    Very cool write-up! Thanks for sharing.
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    XR8DXJ's 1997 Cherokee SE Build...

    The winch refurb'... it's done, or as done as I'm gonna get with it. Here's the link: http://www.flickr.com/photos/xr8dxj/sets/72157623185867120/show/ And here are few pics...
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    XR8DXJ's 1997 Cherokee SE Build...

    Today I started the servicing/refurbishment of the Warn 8274 I picked up a week ago. I should have it all back together tomorrow and add more pics. But in the mean time here are is a link to the pics I took this afternoon: http://www.flickr.com/photos/xr8dxj/sets/72157623185867120/show/
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    Post up your drawer/storage system

    Glad to here it worked it. Do they rattle or squeek at all?
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    XR8DXJ's 1997 Cherokee SE Build...

    Logans actually makes their own version of a 8274 winch plate. Theirs is a less expensive and looks beefier. I came across their winch plate when I was Google'n 8274 winch plates. Check 'em out! Here's a question for you. Do you have close up pics of your awning and how it mounts to your roof...
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