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post #1 of 11 Old 07-21-2009, 05:51 PM Thread Starter
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best cj reference book????

Looking for a good cj5 reference book, repair manual, troubleshooting, etc..

If anyone has a good book that they like using and is helpful please let me know...


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post #2 of 11 Old 07-21-2009, 05:58 PM
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I have a Chilton, Haynes, and a FSM. I use all three. Having all three kept me out of some problems.
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post #3 of 11 Old 07-21-2009, 06:18 PM
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moses ludel jeep cj restorers guide
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The factory service manual is the best for all stock repairs.

Moses Ludel's book, as mentioned, is great for upgrading ideas, and how-to.

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thanks!!!!

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post #7 of 11 Old 07-21-2009, 08:30 PM
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Agree with the above book, has invaluable information for repair work. Used it for reference when doing the axles gears, transmission, transfer case rebuilds. Can be bought here: http://www.amazon.com/Jeep-Rebuilder.../dp/0837601517

I also own the FSM, FSM for engines and body, OEM electrical print as they all have been some of the best purchases I made when buying my CJ back in 84'


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Here ya go! This is the bible:

http://www.civilianjeep.info/84-86FSM/CJ-FSM-84to86.pdf

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That's the bible for 84 to 86 CJ's, but there won't be any Dana 20 specific info, or V8 info, or other possible difference found between an 84 and a 77
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moses ludel jeep cj restorers guide
I would avoid the CJ restorers guide if you have a 76-86 CJ. It's pretty annoying when the book that is supposed to be specific for late model CJ's and many of the pictures and descriptions are based on an early model CJ5 "but your Jeep will be similar." IMO it's selling two books that can be covered by one.

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