What should I upgrade on my Jeep XJ?
Jeep Cherokee XJ Upgrades
- Skid Row Tank Skid. The back of our Cherokee had a plastic gas-tank guard…and that was it.
- Airaid Air Intake.
- JKS A.C.O.S.
- Jeepers & Creepers Cables.
- Rusty’s Crossmember.
- Nth Degree Slider.
- DPG Leaf-Spring Plates and Bumpstop.
- Raingler Cargo Barrier Net.
What does XJ in Jeep stand for?
The most ambitious Jeep ever undertaken, the XJ (said to mean eXperimental Jeep, although the veracity of this is not well substantiated) was revolutionary in design: it was the first SUV to use a bespoke unibody chassis for more car-like performance and design attributes.
Why are Jeep XJ so popular?
One reason the XJ Cherokee become so popular was that it was ahead of its time. It was one of the first modern, compact sport utility vehicles that fused all-terrain capability, practicality and less-than-ogreish on-road manners.
What size tires can I fit on stock XJ?
You’ll be able to fit 30″ tire while your Cherokee is stock. You could take the fenders off and do a small amount of trimming and fit 31″ tires if you wanted.
How do I know if my Jeep is a XJ?
All Cherokees (not including Grand’s) are considered XJ’s. 1973-1984 Cherokees (2 door, full size) are SJ’s. 1984-2001 Cherokees (the majority of what you see on here) are XJ’s.
How can I make my XJ run cooler?
Run a higher water to coolant ratio. 70% water to 30% coolant will help, and add some water wetter too. Water will absorb heat faster than coolant.
Is the XJ reliable?
Overall Reliability Ratings: Is The Jaguar Xj Reliable? Overall the Jaguar Xj reliability is 43.6 and that makes it not very reliable. The chart below illustrates exactly how this ranks compared to some other cars, but the average overall rating is 57 as some comparison.
How long does a Cherokee XJ last?
I’ve seen loads of Cherokee 4.0L going way beyond 300,000. I have also seen a couple over 400,000 and one over 500,000. Take care of it, and even though they are quirky, they last forever.
Will 31 tires fit on a stock XJ?
You can run 31s on stock rims with no issues unless stuffing. However the rub is minimal. With stock rims you will however rub the lower control arms at a full turn of the front wheels.
What is the biggest tire you can put on a Jeep Cherokee?
The maximum size tire you can fit on a cherokee and NOT rub, sagging or not, is 235-75’s. The max tire you can shove on a cherokee and possibly rub is 30″ tire. The max size tire you can shove on a cherokee and guarantee to rub is 31×10.
Which engine is best for Jeep Cherokee?
The Jeep Cherokee’s base V6 engine is sufficient for everyday driving, but the turbocharged four-cylinder delivers the best acceleration.