The XJ (1983-2001) was all of AMC’s engineering might shoved into a lifted family wagon shape. Jeep sold 3 million of these things during their two decade production run, so you have plenty to choose from, but the one you want is going to be equipped with a 4.0 liter AMC inline-6 and isn’t rusting from the bottom. Today’s example is fortunate enough to be equipped with that sweet inline-6 and a manual gearbox, plus it has the Chief trim, which means you get to enjoy the plaid-pattern cloth interior upholstery and none of the silly chrome of the higher level trims. Find this 1987 Jeep Cherokee Chief XJ offered for $6,800 in Roseville, CA via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
When you see a motorhome from the late 1970s, you always assume that the interior is a festering cesspit of moldy shag carpet and unspeakable detritus. If the seller describes it as “mint” you assume it is the color and not the state of being free from excessive bacteria…however, this next thing is the exception […]
The SJ series of the Jeep Cherokee was built by AMC from 1974 through 1983 in 2 and 4 door wagon configuration. The Cherokee has the dubious honor of claiming to have been the first vehicle to use the term “sporty utility” in its sales brochures, although the SJ chassis is light on sport and […]