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Robert Engelhart
Ivory Coast
62 years old
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ABOUT ME
a sinner saved by the grace of God, enjoying immensely serving Christ and getting to drive this Jeep as a bonus

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Join Date: 08-05-2004
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Last Activity 11-21-2014
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RLE'S JEEP
Year & Model  
1998 XJ Cherokee
Engine  
Toyota "2L" diesel (2.4L non-turbo)
Transmission  
AX-5 from a junkyard 4cyl, with a Toyota input
shaft, Toy bellhousing, clutch and external slave
cyl
Transfer Case  
the original NP-231 with an input shaft/gear for
an AX-5.
Front Axle  
Dana 30 from a junked 93 XJ, with the 98 shafts
Rear Axle  
8.25 Sure-Grip from a junked 93 XJ
Gear Ratio  
4.10
Suspension  
added two rear leaves, Sensa-Tracs, front raised
itself up an inch or two with the lighter engine
Tires  
235-75-R15, four different brands all bought
used.
Wheels  
stock Cherokee Sport
Recovery  
tow rope used many times, phone number of a guy
in the bush who has a tractor
Armor  
front brush guard, rear bar with spare tire
carrier mounting
Accessories  
3 core rad, full roof rack, cable speedo/cluster
from ?, WJ booster/mstcyl, ZJ rear discs, Hella
H4s
Future Mods  
get a 4-Runner bellhousing, get ZJ or WJ front
seats and adapt my AX-15
 
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Audio, CB, & Electrical
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Transfer Case
Transmissions

JEEP HISTORY
I bought this used in 2002. The VM 2.5 TD
was powerful but had overheating problems.
Changing heads, sleeves and gaskets never
solved the problem. After a rebuild, the
lower bearings disintegrated and we gave
up on it. We tried a Mitsubishi 2.5l
turbo diesel in 2007 but could not get it
to line up with the AX-15 transmission.
It sat until we got the idea to put the
Toy engine in it in 2008-9. It now has a
Toyota "2L" with a Jeep AX-5
gearbox from a junked XJ. It tops out at
65mph but gets 23 mpg, starts everyday,
and is simple to fix and to get parts for
here. It has about 43,000 miles on it
since the conversion.

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