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Okay... that's pretty nice looking....

 

Let's get that pesky technical stuff out of the way, so we can go back to drooling over pictures.

 

build thread: 

 

YEAR/MODEL 1990 Comanche Sport

ENGINE/PERFORMANCE ● Chevy 5.3 Vortec engine, Novak headers, and Novak Cherokee/Comanche specific engine mounts.

DRIVETRAIN ● Chevy 4L65E transmission/231J transfer case, Jeep JK Dana 44 axles front and rear. Front has factory locker

COOLING ● Novak heavy duty aluminum radiator w/ 3 electric fans

ELECTRICAL/IGNITION ● GM System tied into Comanche fuel and rear taillight harness

SUSPENSION/STEERING ● Clayton long arm Radius in front, bastard leaf pack in back with U-bolt eliminator kit. Fox shocks all around. Steering is a stock Jeep Cherokee gear box/pitman arm reamed out to except stock Jeep JK drag link, also stock Jeep JK tie rod

INTERIOR ●'99 Jeep Cherokee dash swap, with Autometer gauges to monitor the Chevy motor. The seats will be swapped to the '99 Cherokee seats soon

BRAKES ● Stock JK brakes all around, but I need to add a proportioning valve to the rear.

LIGHTING ● Start in the front with Truck-lite LED headlights, then LED wrap around pods mounted to the fairlead, red LED rock lights at each corner, then out back I have the stock Comanche taillights and a pair of flush mount LED's in the rear bumper.

 

EXTERIOR ● Front - Early JCR bumper, and I added the winch mount which holds a Warn VR 8000 winch, Rear in a DIY JCR bumper, and Notch Custom Flares to finish the look.

WHEELS/TIRES ● Tires are Toyo MT's mounted on 17" AEV Pintler wheels, in the JK bolt pattern

MISCELLANEOUS ● Recently painted by me(first vehicle paint job) with the factory paint code, custom diff covers with Detroit Jeepers logo, Bullet lined bed.

Remember That One Time?... Tell Us Your Best MJ Story ● My best Story to date is the complete rebuild of the awesome truck. I really haven't had it out too much as the build has taken so long, that I am just starting to get it out to make some memories.

CC is Awesome!... Why Do You Think So? ● This site is awesome because everything one needs to know about these awesome trucks is right here in one location.

 

 

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Congrats. Rangel!!

 

I guess we will let you stay will such a nice resto-mod  :shhh::comancheB:

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Looks great, tastefully done. The more I see of the late model XJ front end the more I like it. I would love to see some more pics of the finished engine bay and the interior. Beautiful rig!   :beerchug:

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On ‎10‎/‎12‎/‎2018 at 9:32 PM, Stump said:

Looks great!!  How big is the lift in front?

I don't really know. I did my SOA and u-bolt eliminator in the back, then used some coil springs that were given to me in the front, along with Acos spacers to level.

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On ‎10‎/‎14‎/‎2018 at 2:59 PM, rosco11 said:

Great lookin truck brotha!

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Thank you.

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On ‎10‎/‎11‎/‎2018 at 9:53 PM, HOrnbrod said:

Looks great, tastefully done. The more I see of the late model XJ front end the more I like it. I would love to see some more pics of the finished engine bay and the interior. Beautiful rig!   :beerchug:

Thank you. More pictures coming soon.

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On ‎10‎/‎11‎/‎2018 at 3:02 PM, whowey said:

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Okay... that's pretty nice looking....

 

Let's get that pesky technical stuff out of the way, so we can go back to drooling over pictures.

 

build thread: 

 

YEAR/MODEL 1990 Comanche Sport

ENGINE/PERFORMANCE ● Chevy 5.3 Vortec engine, Novak headers, and Novak Cherokee/Comanche specific engine mounts.

DRIVETRAIN ● Chevy 4L65E transmission/231J transfer case, Jeep JK Dana 44 axles front and rear. Front has factory locker

COOLING ● Novak heavy duty aluminum radiator w/ 3 electric fans

ELECTRICAL/IGNITION ● GM System tied into Comanche fuel and rear taillight harness

SUSPENSION/STEERING ● Clayton long arm Radius in front, bastard leaf pack in back with U-bolt eliminator kit. Fox shocks all around. Steering is a stock Jeep Cherokee gear box/pitman arm reamed out to except stock Jeep JK drag link, also stock Jeep JK tie rod

INTERIOR ●'99 Jeep Cherokee dash swap, with Autometer gauges to monitor the Chevy motor. The seats will be swapped to the '99 Cherokee seats soon

BRAKES ● Stock JK brakes all around, but I need to add a proportioning valve to the rear.

LIGHTING ● Start in the front with Truck-lite LED headlights, then LED wrap around pods mounted to the fairlead, red LED rock lights at each corner, then out back I have the stock Comanche taillights and a pair of flush mount LED's in the rear bumper.

 

EXTERIOR ● Front - Early JCR bumper, and I added the winch mount which holds a Warn VR 8000 winch, Rear in a DIY JCR bumper, and Notch Custom Flares to finish the look.

WHEELS/TIRES ● Tires are Toyo MT's mounted on 17" AEV Pintler wheels, in the JK bolt pattern

MISCELLANEOUS ● Recently painted by me(first vehicle paint job) with the factory paint code, custom diff covers with Detroit Jeepers logo, Bullet lined bed.

Remember That One Time?... Tell Us Your Best MJ Story ● My best Story to date is the complete rebuild of the awesome truck. I really haven't had it out too much as the build has taken so long, that I am just starting to get it out to make some memories.

CC is Awesome!... Why Do You Think So? ● This site is awesome because everything one needs to know about these awesome trucks is right here in one location.

 

 

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Congrats. Rangel!!

 

I guess we will let you stay will such a nice resto-mod  :shhh::comancheB:

Thank you for this. This makes the hard work and all the learning I did on this worth it. 

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