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  1. Unknown
    March 22, 2014 @ 2:29 am

    A friend of mine had an 87 comanche. His was a straight looking but very beat mechanically. To drive it you had to think about a turn before actually making the turn. The brakes where a test of the driver mettle and worked best when you did not need them, as in they had a mind of their own almost. It was a very sketchy rig to drive to be sure.

  2. Darel
    March 23, 2014 @ 1:22 am

    Learned to drive on my father's '86 Comanche Sportruck. The "Sportruck" option was actually kind of bargain-basement: 2wd and a 4-banger. It was unusual and good-looking then and even more so now. To this day I'd like a nice "444": 4.0, 4-spd, 4wd. I think the "sketchy" rig mentioned above must have been very poorly maintained, this front suspension / steering lived for 30 years in the XJ Cherokee, TJ Wrangler and ZJ/WJ Grand Cherokee with no issues. Replacing the track bar is a must at about 80,000 though, if this is neglected the above issues will be noted.

  3. Scotty Mc
    March 23, 2014 @ 10:47 pm

    Recently acquired a sweet 88' model. I'm a Jeepoholic who now owns a KK, KJx2, XJ and this MJ. Parts are easy & plentiful ( new and used). Support from fellow owners is there. Have considered selling only because I can't seem to keep my foot out of the 4.0L 5spd combination and already need surgery in my left foot so driving too much causes too much pain. Like any Jeep if cared for these will last longer than ever imagined or probably designed.

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