Nice write up, if I may add something. Disconnect the battery first.
If your jeep has airbags, playing around a live system can lead to some unhappy results.
97 Sahara, 74 Renegade, 72 CJ5, 55 Willy's (the Beast) Boss 302, 6:34 gearing, Bose 901 speakers.
God I miss that Jeep. Forgot the kinda Jeep, 80 SX4.