cj - JeepForum.com

LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 02-19-2010, 04:39 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
1995 ZJ 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Spanish fork, UT
Posts: 212

i am looking at purchasing a cj7 and wanted opinions on what to loof for, good and bad and what would make a good cj. i have had yj's but do not have any experience with cjs. would you look for v8 inline 6, what axles are stronger, what transmission and xfer case? any input would help.

i am lookign for a solid offroad machine with ok road manners. a capable rig for rocks

1995 ZJ 5.2L
2000 XJ 35" muds, 75 CJ5, 360 v8 33" AT,94 YJ, 4.0, 33" muds, 91 YJ, 4.0, 33" Swampers
spork40 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 3 Old 02-19-2010, 04:47 PM
Registered User
1974 CJ5 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Lorton
Posts: 2,965
Start here: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/cj...d-faqs-616192/
Then use the forum search function. Then if you still have questions after a day or two of reading come back and ask specifics. The CJ7 was made for 10 years and had quite a variety of drivetrain choices. Without knowing specifically what you want it's hard to just spew forth a fountain of CJ7 knowledge.
Pathkiller is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 02-19-2010, 05:01 PM
Registered User
1994 XJ Cherokee 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 4,032
D44 in some 86 CJs but if you put a little money in the model 20 ie: 1 piece axles, weld the tubes, and add a truss, some argue that it is just as strong or stronger than a D44.

5 Speed XJ Build - Daily Driver & Weekend Wheeler
1978 CJ5 Resto, w/ heavy mods - Slow
BriansCJ is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome