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Old June 25th, 2013, 22:00
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2014 MJ (code name Abby)

and so it begins... again

Day 1


Home and Washed


picked up a Donor


long road ahead, but it will be new again
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Old June 25th, 2013, 22:06
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Re: 2014 MJ (code name Abby)

gonna be big! Can't wait to follow the build...should be good. Have fun with it
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Old June 26th, 2013, 06:45
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Re: 2014 MJ (code name Abby)

What is the story on that donor. Looks like a solid platform, except that dent in the bumper cover!
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Old June 26th, 2013, 06:55
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Re: 2014 MJ (code name Abby)

Yes!
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Old June 26th, 2013, 07:37
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What is the story on that donor. Looks like a solid platform, except that dent in the bumper cover!
This is the issue, its debatable and im kinda torn, guy said head was cracked and took the engine apart, let it sit for 6 months like that. I picked this jeep up dirt cheap. It eeds a few things like header panel, hood fender, rear window and another engine, fans and misc small stuff and she'd be good to go. my options are this:

1) fix this XJ as a useable vehicle and sell it for more money and go to the JY and get the parts I need for the MJ or come across another donor, (this uses parts off already doomed XJ's and puts another back on the road) or

2)Part this one out and use the parts I need for the MJ

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Old June 26th, 2013, 07:46
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That's a tough call. If you're in it super cheap and can get it going again I'd go with #1 but you always run the risk of having to get in farther than just a cylinder head and a front clip. You'd have less than 1k in fixing it if nothing else came up? Sell it for 3.

I'd probably lean more towards keeping it and using it as the MJ donor and parting the rest.

Engines are easy to find. I can't say the same for a good condition front clip.
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Old June 26th, 2013, 07:47
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Re: 2014 MJ (code name Abby)

Possible donors:
http://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa...29&acctid=2720
http://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa...90&acctid=1275
http://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa...18&acctid=3610
http://www.govdeals.com/index.cfm?fa...89&acctid=2780
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Re: 2014 MJ (code name Abby)

That 01 looks nice.
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Old June 26th, 2013, 08:20
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2014 MJ (code name Abby)

I have a head off a 98... Can't wait to see this!
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Old June 26th, 2013, 14:53
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That 01 looks nice.
You need another one, right?
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Old June 26th, 2013, 15:31
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Re: 2014 MJ (code name Abby)

Another what? I just got rid of that one.

I'll stop gumming up your thread now. I'm anxious to see progress!
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Old July 1st, 2013, 21:44
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Re: 2014 MJ (code name Abby)

Picked up an engine candidate for parts, apparently holds oil pressure fine, has broken piston skit #6

with 2 parts engines I'm sure I can make one that runs, we shall see



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Re: 2014 MJ (code name Abby)

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Re: 2014 MJ (code name Abby)

plan #3, Reboot

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Old July 22nd, 2013, 07:08
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Re: 2014 MJ (code name Abby)

Ya finished with this build yet?
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