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1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle Vortec Swap
Up for sale is 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle. It was a frame off restoration and is one of the prettiest FSJs you'll ever come across.

Exterior specifications:
Exterior color: 1979 Jeep Classic Heritage Brown, primer, base coat, clear coat paint system.
Decal set: New Golden Eagle decal package as close to original as possible.
Wheels/Tires: Original wheels repainted in golden eagle gold with new BFGoodrich All-terrain TA/KO 2's
Tinted windows
Original roof rack
New front grill
Re-chromed front and rear bumpers
New lights/bulbs throughout
New windshield/gasket

Interior specifications:
Interior color: 1979 Jeep Alpaca Brown,
Interior upholstery: Fully refurbished/reupholstered headliner/sun visors, floor carpet, sound deadening matting, door panels, front and rear seats, dash pad, cargo area panels
New weatherstripping kit throughout
Cd/MP3 player with 4 speaker system
Tilt steering column with on the column shifter
Black gauges refurbished
All electronic accessories in working order, windshield wipers, light switches, horn, etc.

Drivetrain specifications:
2011 GM 5.3 Vortec/6L80E transmission, all custom pieces to make it work properly. Wiring harness, mounts, adapters, fuel system etc.
Dana 300 transfer case
Refurbished Dana 44 axles front and rear with 3.54 gear ratio
Refurbished front and rear drive shafts
New U-joints throughout including front axle
New hub assemblies and Warn brass hub lockers
Single 3" custom exhaust with Magnaflow long chamber muffler (emissions compliant), chrome tip optional
Custom aluminum radiator with electric fan assembly

Brakes/suspension specifications:
New brake rotors/drums
New brake pads/shoes
New brake calipers/cylinders
New brake master cylinder
New shock absorbers
New steering stabilizer
New u-bolts throughout
Steering linkage rebuilt/refurbished

Asking 30,000 OBO
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Tags: cherokee, goldeneagle, jeep, vortec, restored
Listed on: 06-15-2017, 05:21 AM
Listing #38338409
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State: NC
City: Raleigh
Zip Code: 27604
Model: Cherokee

Payment: Cash Only
Shipping: Will Ship
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Old 06-17-2017, 12:22 PM   #3
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That is gorgeous, and I'd love to have it. Take a 0 off the price and even then I'd probably have to go hungry for a little while to afford it.
Build Thread -- http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f177/whats-chrokeese-build-thread-2525690/
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Old 06-23-2017, 08:40 PM   #4
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Now this is a REAL jeep.

2001 XJ 60th anniversary 4.5" lift 31x10.5x15 MT Deegans
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