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Armor and Protection

Roll Cage Options for the XJ

Full Kits

  1. T and J JeepSpeed Kit
    1. Pros
      1. Proven Strength for JeepSpeed and crawlers
    2. Cons
      1. Hard to order online
  2. D and C Extreme - 4 door Roll Cage kit - $479.99 + $115 Shipping
    1. Pros
      1. Affordable
      2. Good base
    2. Cons
      1. The front bars aren't tucked / invade the legroom

Fix for maxed out Oil Pressure Gauge

Is your oil pressure gauge maxing out at 80psi?    Or does it show 0 pressure?   Here are the steps and common fixes for your Jeep Cherokee XJ

Jeep 4.0 Engines: How to Rebuild and Modify

Jeep 4.0 Engines: How to Rebuild and Modify (Sa Design)Has anyone picked up a copy of the Jeep 4.0 Engines book? Let us know your thoughts!In this Workbench title, veteran author and Chrysler/Jeep engine expert Larry Shepard covers the rebuild of an entire engine in exceptional detail. He also delves into popular high-performance modifications and build-ups. Step-by-step photos and captions cover each crucial step of the engine disassembly. He shows the inspection of all critical parts, including block, heads, rotating assembly, intake, and exhaust. Critical machining processes are covered, including decking the block, line boring, and overboring the block. The book provides exceptional detail during the step-by-step assembly so your engine is strong and reliable. Installing a larger-displacement rotating assembly (or stroker package) is one of the most cost-effective ways to increase performance, and the author covers a stroker package installation in detail.

 

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XJ Headliner Replacement

Headliners are interchangeable 1984-2001. If you are looking to replace the headliner on your 96 and older XJ, we recommend picking a 96 and up headliner that has the rear speaker mounts.

Troubleshooting No-Start Issues

 Most Common Reasons

  1. CPS
  2. Starter or Starter Solenoid
  3. Fuel Pump
  4. Distributor (up to 99 only)
  5. PCM / ECU

Runs Erratic under Load / Accelaration

  1. If backfires through intake, check for Clogged Fuel Pump
  2. If it pings and runs hot
    1. Check Timing (Advanced or Retarded Timing)
    2. Make sure the Distributor case bolt is tight.   You shouldnt be able to turn the whole distributor by hand

Common XJ Problems and Fixes

Step 1:   Read http://www.jpmagazine.com/techarticles/154_1005_jeep_cherokee_xj_problems_and_fixes/viewall.html
Step 2:   Come back here when you are done.
Step 3:   If you can't find solutions to your issue, head over to NAXJA.org

Books and Resources for XJ / MJ

 List of publications and critical resource links for your XJ or MJ

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