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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.
I think I’ve died and gone to Jeep heaven, because my trusty $600 Jeep Cherokee and I just stumbled upon the most incredible Jeep junkyard I’ve ever seen. I want to live in it.
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.
Last week, I wrote a post telling you, the glorious readers of Jalopnik, that I was beginning my seemingly-impossible 1,800 mile journey from Michigan to Utah in a $600 Jeep Cherokee. Here’s how that turned out.
This morning, two friends and I hopped into my rust-bucket $600 Jeep XJ and started our long road trip to the 50th Easter Jeep Safari off-roading event in Moab, Utah. Here’s an update on #projectswisscheese.
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.
I’ve only got a week until I embark for the 50th Easter Jeep Safari in Utah, and I’ve still got tons of work to do on my junky $600 Jeep. But there’s no turning back now; I’m going for it. Here’s the route I’m taking. If you live anywhere along it, I might need your help.
Can you do serious off-roading in Moab with a $600 Jeep? Next Easter, we’ll find out.