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We saw this XJ pulling into the parking lot, and the "454" on the door didn't go unnoticed. With the gutted interior, 2311/42-point rollcage, dual fenderwell headers with side pipes, and paddle tires, this thing was a race car in a Jeep's body being let loose on the sand. Michael Zahul built it in his garage, and the 454 Chevy engine was actually .060 over to make 468 ci.