I now have 40 pushrods in the fleet. Pictured is 24 of them, along with most of the driven wheels and all of the Chrysler-ness. I bought a 2000 Jeep Grand Minivan to drive while my beloved 91 XJ (and it’s rusty roof shovel) goes under the knife for engine transplant surgery.

I’ve never driven a WJ before this one, but even this beat-to-death example rides shockingly well compared with the XJ lumber cart. I like it more than I expected. We’re going to find out how well it bounces off trees and swims in a couple weeks because Cheap Jeep!