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Unread 04-15-2013, 04:07 PM   #1
kjcj7
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cj5 tub on a cj7?

Hello everybody. I have an 85 cj7 with a rusty tub. I just saw an 81 cj5 on Craigslist, as a parts jeep with a good tub. Has anybody out there tried swapping tubs? Is it possible, and if so is it worth the hassle? And also, does anybody know if the electric fan off a 95 xj will mount in a cj7 with a 258? Thanks

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Unread 04-15-2013, 04:19 PM   #2
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The 7 frame will be longer, surely it can be done. Don't know about how easy or what it would look like when finished tho.
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Unread 04-15-2013, 04:28 PM   #3
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Unless you add 10" to the tub it won't fit, and even then the door opening shape won't be correct.
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Unread 04-15-2013, 04:32 PM   #4
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Kinda what I figured. Didn't really know where all the differences in the 5's and 7's were. Still might get it, just to build a 5, too. Thanks
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