jeep cherokee pick up truck conversion

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Hi all new guy here. just want to show off my current project of turning a 4 door 1993 cherokee into a 2 door extended cab pick up. don't know how to post pics here yet so i am including a link to cardomain.com http://www.cardomain.com/ride/3806714/1993-jeep-cherokee
hope you all check it out and feel free to let me know what you all think. thanks for looking.

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ok all so i posted 10 pics of

ok all so i posted 10 pics of the next build steps i took..... took a 97-01 cherokee rear hatch and taillights and made a fixed non-opening rear tailgate as well as putting on the matching vehiclke taillights. also added is a 96-98 grand cherokee rear tailgate hatch and modified it to be the rear of the extended cab all while retaining the opening rear glass window. hope you'll check out all the updated stuff i added and thanks for looking.

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new pics

hey all check out the cardomain page as i added new pics of the jeep with the modified grand cherokee rear hatch and also the 97-01 cherokee rear end body parts

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thanks man

hey thanks. i finally tracked down the 97-01 rear hatch and tail lights needed to make a fixed rear tailgate and also the 95-98 grand cherokee rear hatch that i am gonna use in place of the fiberglass one thats on it as this way only the section of glass will open for a nicer look.

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Pretty cool.

Looks cool. I was thinking about doing the reverse of this to my Ranger - turning it from a 4-door (rear doors clam-shell) Supercab to a full 4-door Crew Cab.

One question - did you shorten the wheel-base at all? That rear wheel looks awfully close to the back of that front door. But maybe when you put the fender flares on, and paint the truck, and put in rear windows, that optical illusion will disappear.

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it just looks like that cause

it just looks like that cause it was a 4 door, what i did was to cut off the roof and shorten it to where i wanted it and i ended up with an extended cab and a 3 1/2' bed. you can see most of this better on my cardomain page as i am having difficulties loading pics here. i was tryin to go for the look of a mid80's-early 90's stadium truck. thanks for checkin my ride out.

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It's an optical illusion

The ride's cool. You've done great metal-fab - it does look like it was factory.
The optical illusion is that you don't see extended cab trucks on short wheel-bases. The problem is in what my mind expects. Sounds weird, but let me explain. I have an extended cab Ranger which has a wheelbase of 126 inches. The Cherokee (I looked it up) has 102 inches. So the wheelbase is already shorter, and my mind is expecting more body from the door to the rear wheel. Even the '92 Comanche has 120 inch wheelbase, and there's the separation between body and bed like other pick-ups. Also, the one picture, the absolutely side-on one on page 7 of you other site (if you don't click it to enlarge it) is even more compressed. At quick glance, somebody could mistake your Jeep for a Suzuki Samurai. That's why, once you put glass in to the back "door" of the cab, and I would recommend doing so, that illusion should be gone.

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already working on tracking

already working on tracking down 81-88 chevy monte carlo rear side windows to follow all the same jeep lines and look real nice once installed. and yeah its definately the most compact extended cab pick up you'll every see lol