2000 xj police package steering swap

35

Asked by Sep 07, 2009 at 11:35 AM about the 2000 Jeep Cherokee

Question type: Car Customization

I have the parts to swap out my stock steering with that of a 93-95 Grand.  I do not know if I will need to use the stock pitman arm or if I need to use the one of the Grand that I got the parts off of.  Looking for more of an idea.

4 Answers

35

Out of curiosity, whats wrong with the OE steering equipment in your truck.

35

The stock steering is made of steel tubes and the cross bar ( the bar running from tire to tire.) is bent from a Michigan pothole. The Grand Cherokee from 93-95 is a direct bolt on with steel rods in place of hollow steel tubes. This is a cheap and easy way to upgrade to much stronger steering parts. The only problem that I have run into is that no one has been able to tell me if I can use the stock xj pitman arm or if I need to use the Grand's pitman arm. Setting them next to each other they are nearly identical other then serial numbers. I have not been able to remove my stock pitman arm as i need it to drive so I can check if the tie rod opening is the same.

65

This was a topic that came up a couple times on the XJ forums I was on, the conesensus was... You can in fact use the stock pitman arm!

35

Thanks...finally someone gives me a straight answer. Everyone else told me that I should do as I feel...what bull this is my driver and wheeler we are dealing with here and I want things right. Thank you again.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • V8 swap into XJ? 4 answers

    Ive been thinking a lot about cramming a v8 into my cherokee. i know the gut reaction for everyone is "get a 350" but i wanna do something different. I can get my hands on a 318 or a 360 pretty easy....

    Jeep Cherokee

    -

    Car Customization

  • Jeep engine swap 3 answers

    How hard would it be to swap a ls1 into a 2000 jeep cherokee?

    2000 Jeep Cherokee

    -

    Car Customization

  • ARE 2.5 LITER XJ'S POWERFUL ENOUGH TO FOURWHEEL IN AND ARE THEY WORTH PUTTING A LIFT ON? 4 answers

    I have a 88 xj. I've been wanting to put a 4" lift on but im having doubts about it being powerful enough to climb some hills in it,so i really don't want to put in money into it until some body gives...

    1988 Jeep Cherokee

    -

    Car Customization

  • Engine swap 1 answer

    What type of engine swap can I put in my 1999 jeep Cherokee 2wd Caruso

    1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr SE

    -

    Car Customization

  • Jeep XJ Cherokee overheating 2 answers

    I have a 2000 Jeep Cherokee (XJ) 4.0 with 156K miles. It enjoys overheating at stop lights only. It is more likely to overheat with the AC running, but it will eventually overheat with the AC off...

    2000 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr Sport 4WD

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Cherokee

Looking for a Used Cherokee in your area?

CarGurus has 53,109 nationwide Cherokee listings starting at $2,495.

ZIP:

Search Jeep Cherokee Questions

Jeep Cherokee Experts

#1 Daniel Guillen-Pizzorni
Daniel Guillen-Pizzorni
Reputation 1,050
#2 swtcat13
swtcat13
Reputation 1,030
#3 JimRoy
JimRoy
Reputation 900
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,120 Great Deals out of 69,006 listings starting at $1,500
Used Jeep Wrangler
483 Great Deals out of 17,010 listings starting at $2,990
Used Toyota 4Runner
377 Great Deals out of 20,048 listings starting at $2,499
Used Ford Escape
1,646 Great Deals out of 84,908 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Explorer
1,381 Great Deals out of 71,973 listings starting at $985
Used Ford F-150
3,333 Great Deals out of 203,179 listings starting at $1,273
Used Toyota RAV4
1,117 Great Deals out of 53,921 listings starting at $1,350
Used Honda CR-V
1,247 Great Deals out of 74,489 listings starting at $1,999

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
36,595 listings starting at $14,204
2016 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
74 Great Deals out of 9,371 listings starting at $14,977
2015 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
124 Great Deals out of 3,410 listings starting at $12,858
2014 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
117 Great Deals out of 3,021 listings starting at $9,900
2001 Jeep Cherokee For Sale
180 listings starting at $3,395