Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Johnny Lightning Jeep Cherokee

It’s almost Monday. Duh.

This one was on my oh-so-I-want-but-not-that-much-want list.

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It is another pretty good 4x4 from JL, well in line with the FJ40. As with the Cruiser, the 1998 Cherokee XJ has been released in multiple iterations and two variations; the stock version and the accessorized version. I prefer this one though. It’s pure JL; no - nonsense, well detailed and (somewhat) well put together.

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This particular edition is apparently a limited edition, with only a claimed 2016 pieces produced. It comes from the JL Gold collection.

The rear windshield is a separate part, and was trying to pop out at times.
The rear windshield is a separate part, and was trying to pop out at times.
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The car has a raised stance but that fits quite well with the demeanor of the machine, and props to JL for not overcooking it.

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The only nag is the somewhat plain finish of the paintwork; it does not fit the feel the Jeep is trying to project.

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Thanks for stopping by! Have a, er, great Monday ahead! 

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