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Old August 14th, 2010, 23:45
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Re: Beginning of 1993 Cheromanche build

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Old August 15th, 2010, 00:06
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Great. When you're done with this project take the leftover back of the Cherokee and attach it to the leftover front of the Comanche. That way you'll have a long truck and a short suv.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 00:35
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Re: Beginning of 1993 Cheromanche build

It'll fold like a taco.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 01:24
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Run a dual tranny!. You have more than enough room for it... and it would eliminate the driveshaft issue... and would make the truck that much more unique/awesome...
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Old August 15th, 2010, 02:27
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Re: Beginning of 1993 Cheromanche build

Personally, I'd keep the MJ roof. I think it looks a lot cleaner.

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Old August 15th, 2010, 03:44
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Re: Beginning of 1993 Cheromanche build

Kittrell, that is a chopped two door, done extremely well I might add.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 04:38
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Kittrell, that is a chopped two door, done extremely well I might add.
Yes, it is.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 06:47
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Kittrell, that is a chopped two door, done extremely well I might add.
Yes, it is, but it has a Comanche style roof.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 07:25
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Re: Beginning of 1993 Cheromanche build

The roof is going to take the real inspiration to figure out how to incorporate the two seamlessly. I've got plenty extra roof metal to use as i still have the top from the old 92 I chopped up in the back yard as well. So I might cut the skin off it from the drip rails up and all the way to the back then shave down the manche roof and weld the skin on.

Congrats to goblazers for being the first to say it'll fold like a taco was waiting to see who'd say it first.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 07:35
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Congrats to goblazers for being the first to say it'll fold like a taco was waiting to see who'd say it first.
The term "fold like a taco" should be made into a smiley that automatically changes to hasta.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 09:42
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Re: Beginning of 1993 Cheromanche build

Wow... that's gonna be super long! My ranger has a wheelbase of 127" and I feel like that's too long at times. I would go with the short doors, and then I would bob the bed in the front and the back to shorten it up some. Overall, I think its gonna turn out really cool! But IMHO, that red one looks like it belongs in a circus show out in Vegas. Its terribly long...
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Old August 15th, 2010, 12:05
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Re: Beginning of 1993 Cheromanche build

Just measured the wheel base and if I leave long doors on it then it will have a wheel base of about 150" and if I shorten them it will be about 144". The stock doors are approx. 31" long and I might leave them that short which will put the wheelbase around 140". Still have to slide the old driveshaft in place and get some measurements on it to see how long it's going to be.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 15:28
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Re: Beginning of 1993 Cheromanche build

It's too late now, but you'd have been better off to keep the whole XJ roof intact, then remove the MJ roof at the rub rail and attach the MJ section under the XJ roof. Sometimes, it's better to get ideas ahead of time.......this stuff has been done before.

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Old August 15th, 2010, 16:05
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Re: Beginning of 1993 Cheromanche build

Well if I need more roof I've got an entire 92 xj roof still sitting in the backyard from chopping my old one down. I was actually thinking about doing it that way as far as cutting the MJ roof off at the drip rails and shave it down in the back. Then weld the back of the xj roof to the MJ to close it off.
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