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post #1 of 303 Old 10-30-2010, 11:29 PM Thread Starter
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1971 CJ5 "Dorothy"

Here is the newest addition to the family. We moved my 89yr old Grandma to Siloam Springs about a month ago to live with my Cousin and I seen this Jeep setting behind the neighbors house about 3 acres away. Walked over and took a quick look. I have thought about it a lot since then so I made arrangements with the owner, went up there today to visit my Grandma and buy a Jeep. I am naming it "Dorothy" after my Grandma since that is how I found it.

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Buick V6
Soft top & doors are in good shape.
Needs a little TLC

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post #2 of 303 Old 10-30-2010, 11:44 PM
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Nice CJ! Congratulations on your "new" Jeep. The Jeep looks to be in great shape. Best of luck with her.

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Kids seemed to like it
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1957 CJ-3b "Jeep with no Name" Parts Donor
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1993 Black YJ 4.0L, 5 speed, Posi-Loc, 35x12.50 MTZ, 4" Skyjacker lift, Ramsey 8500 Winch, OBA, Front Aussie Locked, 8.8 ARB Rear, 4.10s

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post #4 of 303 Old 10-30-2010, 11:50 PM Thread Starter
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Nice CJ! Congratulations on your "new" Jeep. The Jeep looks to be in great shape. Best of luck with her.
Thanks Sam I will be leaning on all you guys for advice.

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1953 CJ-3B "Ray"
1957 CJ-3b "Jeep with no Name" Parts Donor
1971 CJ5 "Dorothy" 225 Dauntless V6
1993 Black YJ 4.0L, 5 speed, Posi-Loc, 35x12.50 MTZ, 4" Skyjacker lift, Ramsey 8500 Winch, OBA, Front Aussie Locked, 8.8 ARB Rear, 4.10s

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post #5 of 303 Old 10-31-2010, 12:10 AM
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Congrats on the new purchase! Dorothy looks great from the start. I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with her!

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kinda somthing inbetween obxhanaous and barley noticeabull.
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post #6 of 303 Old 10-31-2010, 12:16 AM
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Man that is one sweet trailer. Tilt bed and all. Just as nice as a roll-back.

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post #7 of 303 Old 10-31-2010, 12:19 AM
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that thing rocks. congrats on the find! what a cool jeep.
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post #8 of 303 Old 10-31-2010, 12:27 AM
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The new rig looks like a lot of fun! I am looking forward to seeing Dorothy grow they way your YJ did.

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post #9 of 303 Old 10-31-2010, 02:41 AM
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great find--will be good to see her back on the trail
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post #10 of 303 Old 10-31-2010, 07:01 AM
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Great find and it looks like it's been well taken care of . From the pics, there no obvious rot. How's the frame and undercarriage look?

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Frame looks good. Body mounts need to be replaced and mounts worked on a little. I am going to finish my bumper for the YJ and then clean the Garage up and pull Dorothy in for the winter. I will probably 1st tackle the brakes and figure out why the Tranny is popping out of 2nd. Syncros or mounts, or etc....

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1953 CJ-3B "Ray"
1957 CJ-3b "Jeep with no Name" Parts Donor
1971 CJ5 "Dorothy" 225 Dauntless V6
1993 Black YJ 4.0L, 5 speed, Posi-Loc, 35x12.50 MTZ, 4" Skyjacker lift, Ramsey 8500 Winch, OBA, Front Aussie Locked, 8.8 ARB Rear, 4.10s

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post #12 of 303 Old 10-31-2010, 10:34 AM
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Really cool ! Another 5 finding a good home, looks like she is in good shape.

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post #13 of 303 Old 10-31-2010, 11:04 AM
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Welcome to the club. There are a ton of upgrades and mods for your year. Some simple and easy, some a bit more costly and entailed. You will find driving one of these ECJ5's a blast, and since they are getting rare, everybody wants to stop and talk to you about it.
BTW, I'm assuming those are Armstrong tires. I had a set of wide XT Commandos with that tread pattern. They were bias ply so they rode like crud, but the tread pattern was the best one I ever owned.
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Yes the tires ride horrible! That have sat so long they have flat spots.

The engine and winch control panel on Dash
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1947 CJ-2A
1953 CJ-3B "Ray"
1957 CJ-3b "Jeep with no Name" Parts Donor
1971 CJ5 "Dorothy" 225 Dauntless V6
1993 Black YJ 4.0L, 5 speed, Posi-Loc, 35x12.50 MTZ, 4" Skyjacker lift, Ramsey 8500 Winch, OBA, Front Aussie Locked, 8.8 ARB Rear, 4.10s

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post #15 of 303 Old 10-31-2010, 07:49 PM
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very nice

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