RC Builds Episode 1 - XJ Budget Build
Welcome to our introductory episode of RC Builds! In this episode Rough
Country attempts to make an off-road monster on a minimal budget. Do you
think we have what it takes to purchase a stock Jeep and give it everything
it needs to be a supreme rock-crawling beast all for under $5,000? Tune in
and find out on RC Builds: Episode 1 - XJ Budget Build.
Music: Static Revival
RC Builds - XJ Update
Previously on RC Builds:
With a budget of $5000, the RC Build team purchased a stock Jeep XJ and
transformed it into a more than capable off road vehicle. On today's
episode of RC Builds, they take the XJ a step further.
Jeep Front Winch Bumper
12000 LB Electric Winch
12" LED Light Bar
Jeep Stinger Bar
Jeep Dana 30 Diff Guard
Jeep Heavy Duty Tie Rod
Music: Static Revival
lifted Jeep Cherokee Snow Run to Elk Lake in Oregon
This is a trip on my previously owned Cherokee, it was NOT regeared or had
See my current videos with current Wrangler LJ Rubicon.
2001 Jeep Cherokee Classic
4 1/2 inch Rough Country SA lift kit
33x12.50R15 BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain KM2 tires
Custom bumpers with M8000 Warn winch
Rough Country XJ Cherokee Winch Bumper "Install"
This high-tensile steel bumper gives Jeep XJ's a menacing look while
providing more tire clearance and better approach angles for flexing. With
it's durable carbon black coating, this stubby bumper will turn heads on
and off the highway. A recessed winch mount plate helps protect your winch
and line as it rests partially hidden behind the bumper, and allows you to
mount the winch fairlead on the outside for ease of use. Upgrade your XJ
Front Bumper with some eye-catching upgrades such as an optional light bar
with mounting brackets, or heavy-duty Stinger for a high-profile look. A
mountable set of D-rings is also available and can be used with either
CHARLIE AND THE 1,000 DOLLAR CHEROKEE
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Check Out BlueFire Outdoors for all your off road Lighting.
Got to love when people drive there junk like they stole it. Charlie only
had about a 1,000 dollars invested in his rig and he was having just as
much fun as every one else.
It's been a long time since I have taken a 'normal' car offroading. So it
was time to chill out with some friends and take my XJ Cherokee along for a
little expedition. This XJ has 37" tyres, custom suspension done @ ProRock
Engineering. Custom body work as well.
For the buildup pics please go to:
modified jeep cherokee snorkels very deep water and floats Jake's Place
Check out my other jeep videos and rate thumbs up if you like to 4x4.
My 87 jeep cherokee. I'm playing around in my pond. It is at least 7ft
at the deep end. When you get in too deep, the whole jeep floats. Good
times. Private property. No pollution. If there was, an oil sheen would
form on my pond, and I never got one.
Steam from leaky muffler, lets water into Exhaust, then it burns off
update. Lots more water play caused starter to go out. As soon as I get
my ass down to pull n save, I'll do it again. Snow is melting, pond is
Mods include: Snorkel, cpu relocated and sealed, relays relocated, all
diff, trans, and t case vents were extended to the roof. Extended Exhaust to roof. new sealed shifter boot.
Sealed tub and firewall. Sealed all water entry points to engine. Sealed
distributer with lots of silicone, and multiple tries.. Extended dist vent
tube. Many tubes of silicone