After months of wrenching, I embarked on an epic adventure in my $600 Craigslist-purchased Jeep Cherokee. That trip took my Project Swiss Cheese over 4,000 miles of highway and on some of America’s most beautiful off-road trails. Here’s how much the whole adventure cost.
If you haven’t yet fallen in love with the Jeep Cherokee XJ after following Project Swiss Cheese, these five Motorweek reviews might finally push you over the edge. Watch the boxy little beast kick butt as Motorweek tests ‘84, ‘87, ‘91, ‘95 and ‘97 model years.
By the grace of the Jeep Gods, my $600 Jeep Cherokee made the nearly 2,000 mile trek from Michigan to Moab without a single hiccup. As impressive as that was, what was even more amazing was how well the old XJ handled the trails. It kicked ass.
This weekend was a major success for my $600 Jeep XJ destined (hopefully) for the 50th Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. With help from friends and readers, I did some serious wrenching. But unfortunately, we uncovered two major problems—problems that are likely to bring this build down to the wire.
Time is running out on Project Swiss Cheese, my $600 Jeep Cherokee Moab build. I’ve got only a week to go, and there’s still tons to do. But, thanks to some awesome readers from Oppositelock, I’ve made lots of progress since my last update. Here’s where the XJ stands.
Have you ever pulled an all-nighter before a big race or off-road event? Well, I haven’t, but it looks like I’m headed down that path, as my old $600 Craigslist Jeep Cherokee still needs tons of work before it can conquer Moab.
The Jeep Cherokee is a crossover that can actually do some real off-roading. What do you need to know before you buy a Jeep Cherokee? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in the Ultimate Buyer’s Guide.
As more and more cars become mobile, internet-connected appliances, they become more likely targets for remote hacking. Chrysler is hopefully realizing the seriousness of this, as a new Jeep Cherokee has been remotely hacked and pretty severely compromised, according to a story in Wired. But don’t panic just yet.
“That actually was not the worst thing in the world.” That’s what this guy says after a blown tire causes his ‘95 Cherokee to do some somersaults off the road. That’s one unflappable motherscratcher right there.
On a cold night, a night very like this night, in dark, dark North Carolina, lived the terrifying Ghost Jeep. Some say you can still see her ghastly face, with her slitty eyes and her seven bent teeth in parking lots on the coldest nights!
There's an article out now about how Apple security expert and intrepid car-hacking experimenter managed to 'brick' his new Jeep Cherokee. Fascinating story, right? Guy destroys his own car with a laptop? Too bad it's not true. Well, I guess good for the Jeep owner/experimenter.
I recently had the pleasure of spending two weeks and 4,000 miles on Rally North America in one of the greatest vehicles to ever come out of the US of A: the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT. It's comfortable, fast, and full of practicality. But how does it handle a road course, at 4,500 feet of elevation, when it's 95…
Jeep is now offering topographical map hood decals as a Mopar add-on for the Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, Wrangler, and Wrangler Unlimited. For $300, the dealer print any location you want on this cool black-on-darker-black hood graphic. Neato!
Performance-badged specialty vehicles are niche products. You and I buy them, but we are the minority. We are a very foolish minority who throws thousands of dollars at automakers to make things go faster, buy those things, and then sell our bodies to fuel those things. Will work for gas.
After we exclusively revealed shots of the new Jeep Cherokee rolling off the assembly line, Chrysler released the official shots of the vehicle a few hours later and ahead of schedule. The reaction to the car — particularly its nose and headlights — hasn't been as positive as the Mopar folks probably wanted. But the…
Remember when we showed you those photos of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee like, earlier today? If you doubted they were real, doubt no more. Jeep suddenly (and without telling us) released images of the new Cherokee with a short press release. Happy Friday!