This Roughed-Up 1999 Jeep Cherokee is Still Going Strong
When Four Wheeler’s 1999 Jeep Cherokee gives up the ghost, the site can just yank off the parts it wants to transfer to another rig. That’s why the publication is calling its XJ “Project Disposable Hero.”
The Corvette parking fiasco we reported on last week has made Kyle DeMattia a hero. The Jeep owner has taken interviews from television stations around the world, and his video (after the jump) has gotten more than 2.6 million views.
I love the XJ platform, and this video shows why it has such a huge following: beat it to snot, and still, it won’t give up the ghost.
We watched the 1784 Jeep Cherokee drive across the field in front of us, cutting the pit course of the Parker 425. We had assumed it was just a newbie who got lost or somebody desperate to get fuel. As I continued to watch, I realized more was going on. It turns out the driver shut off the truck to make sure he didn’t kill the fuel pump, but it failed to restart. To make matters worse, this wasn’t even his pit spot.