The Brute XJ

A 1989 Jeep Cherokee Limited build by @ellko95

1989 Jeep Cherokee Limited

Build Details


  • Stock 4.0


  • Snorkel


  • Dana 60 kingpin with Artec Industries truss and Ballistic Fabrication shave kit
  • GM 14 bolt with Ballistic Fabrication truss and shave kit
  • Yukon locker in the front and spool in the rear
  • Western Canadian Rockwell 1410 driveshafts
  • Ballistic Fabrication High steer
  • RuffStuff 7/8" Heim Steering Kit


  • Brake booster from a 98 ZJ
  • Stock dana60 caliper
  • GM Full size Emergency Brake Caliper

wheels & tires

  • 40x13.5R17 Cooper STT PRO
  • Pro Comp Xtreme Rock Crawler Series 51
  • Chassis Unlimited Weld-On Bead Locks


  • Rubicon Express 5.5 inches Coil Spring
  • Rubicon Express 5.5 inches Leaf Spring
  • Rough Country n2.0 shocks
  • Clayton Pro series 3 link front long arm
  • JKS Front Swaybar Quick Disconnect System
  • Ironman 4x4 fab Leaf Spring Mount Stretch Kit
  • ironman 4x4 fab Shackle Relocation Brackets
  • About 7-8 inches total lift
  • Barnes 4wd Anti-Wrap traction Bar Kit


  • Altitude Lighting Hawkeye
  • 50" Curved Osram LED Bar
  • 6pcs. CREE 10X 6inch 18W LED Work Light
  • 2pcs. CREE 4 Inch 18W Work Light
  • 4pcs. Amber 6 LED Strobe Light


  • Smittybilt front winch bumper
  • Homemade rear winch bumper
  • Custom roof rack
  • Homemade rock sliders
  • Homemade engine and trans skid plate
  • Tomken Machine Gas Tank Skid Plate
  • Homemade fender flares and armor
  • Frame Stiffeners (Full Set)


  • 96 XJ overhead console
  • Rugged Ridge Floor Mats
  • Replace the clock with a switch panel for light and lockers


  • Meyer Snow Plow
  • Front Escape Evo 9500 LBS winch
  • Rear 8500 lbs T-max winch with synthetic rope and wireless controller
  • Dodge Durango steering gearbox
  • Hi-Lift mounted to Roofrack

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