I got a 1988 Jeep Cherokee wat do u guys think is it worth restoring or should I just drive it?

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Asked by Mar 26, 2012 at 06:24 PM about the 1988 Jeep Cherokee

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it has 213000 miles and its a 5spd transmission and the 4.0 engine.

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hmm lota rust on it?? what package is it?

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no body is not that bad I have seen worst on K10Blazers lol.

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How does it run? the 4.0s will last last forever, I would say clean it up a bit, make it run solid, lift it and take her wheeling man

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i would say lift it an wheel it, my buddy has a 96 grand cherokee with 280k that he put a 5 inch lift on

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If the engine has good compression, it would be worth putting some time and parts into it. I would replace bushings, ball joints, universal joints in the drive train, and if the clutch is bad, go ahead and upgrade to a centerforce or equivalent. Replace any seals that leak, then after you figure out what you have left in the budget, then you could look for upgrades.

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drive it , you can put a ton of $$$$$ in it still the end would be the same.

I have a 98 5.9 limited zj i want to restore it

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