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1988 Comanche Chief Mj

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1988 Comanche Chief MJ
Midsize pickups were all the rage in the '80s, and Jeep responded by building an XJ-based version. Beginning in 1986, the Comanche was a perfect fit. Initially, it came on a 119.7-inch wheelbase in three trim levels. A year later, it expanded to include a short 113-inch-wheelbase model and the 4.0L found its way into the line. Surprisingly, after the '87 Chrysler takeover, the Comanche (later called the MJ) continued in production-competing with Dodge's Dakota. The MJ died after the '92 model year, but it was known as a brilliant adaptation of an existing line and a particularly attractive truck. The "Chief" theme was resurrected for this '88 shortbed package in "arrest-me" red.