The XJ

A 1997 Jeep Cherokee XJ Sport 4D build by @jareddj

All around trail rig for camping, hunting, snow wheeling, moderate rocks. Axles/atlas currently listed on this build are on order and not installed yet

1997 Jeep Cherokee XJ Sport 4D

Build Details


  • 4.0
  • 12 port fuel injectors
  • Mishimoto Radiator
  • ZJ Fan Clutch
  • Jeep Cables battery cable kit
  • ksuspensions 136amp alternator


  • Rough Country CAI
  • 62mm TB
  • 99+ Manifold


  • Gibson headers
  • magnaflow knockoff catback


  • Atlas trail series 2 speed transfer case 1:3.8
  • adams driveshafts 1350 ujoints
  • front 35 spline ARB locker
  • 35 spline RCV axle shafts
  • yukon 5.13 gears
  • currie Dana 44 axle housing front/rear
  • rear ARB 35 spline air locker
  • rear Yukon chromoly 35 spline axle shafts
  • AW4 transmission


  • Front centric rotors
  • black magic brake pads
  • rear G2 disk brake conversion kit

wheels & tires

  • 15x8 steel wheels
  • 35x12.5 cooper STT pros


  • OME rear leaf spring pack CS033RB
  • OME overload spring leaf one per side
  • rough country extended leaf shackles
  • hd offroad engineering no lift shackle relocation boxes
  • polyurethane leaf bushings
  • metal cloak 6in TJ front coils
  • rusty’s long arm true 4 link
  • rusty’s extended track bar
  • rockjock currectlync steering
  • OME steering stablizer
  • upgraded coil spring retainers
  • Metal cloak front bumpstops


  • inspired engineering single row 50 inch light bar
  • inspired engineering 6 cube lights with amber tint pair
  • KC rear led lights
  • ksuspension headlight harness
  • ksuspension autopal headlight assembly with 100/90w bulbs


  • Smittybilt front bumper
  • smittybilt X20 10000lb winch
  • smittybilt rear tire carrier w/ spare mounted
  • bushwacker fender flares
  • JCR adventure roof rack with basket
  • JCR roof rack lightbar mounts
  • AJ’s sliders with hoops all welded
  • ruffstuff frame stiffeners
  • maaco paint job


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