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post #1 of 50 Old 12-10-2011, 04:09 PM Thread Starter
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CJ7 Re-Build...

Alright here is the deal I had a build thread before but it was lame so here is my new one hopefully it will be less lame.

1984 Jeep CJ7 in stock form was 258 t-4 Dana300 Dana30 AMC20 2:72 gears
Currently
  • 1984 CJ7 Frame
  • Dana 30
  • Amc20
  • 1962 SBC 327 bored .060 over mild cam
  • 1983 Munice SM465 4speed
  • Dana300
  • 32x11.5x15
  • YJ Renegade tub
  • 4" SUA Rustys
  • 1" Maxbilt shackle lift
  • 2" Body Lift

Finished Product
  • Dana 60 front
  • Full Float 14 bolt rear (have already)
  • Metal Cloaks
  • 37x12.5x16.5
  • SOA

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post #2 of 50 Old 12-10-2011, 04:13 PM Thread Starter
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post #3 of 50 Old 12-10-2011, 04:15 PM
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something tells me that 258 ran poorly, if at all.

MY CJ IS YOUR JEEPS DADDY!!!
Iron Duke, Dana 44, Ford9"-14bolt, Dutchman shafts, Grizzlys, 5.38's, Dana 300, Twinsticked, BDS 2.5, YJ Springs, 1" Daystar BL, 1/2" Rock Krusher Shackles, More to come........
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post #5 of 50 Old 12-10-2011, 04:22 PM Thread Starter
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Let me know what you guys think. That a lot all at once so let me know if you got any questions.
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post #6 of 50 Old 12-10-2011, 05:49 PM Thread Starter
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Oh yeah the straight six was kinda dead like a lot
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post #7 of 50 Old 12-10-2011, 07:05 PM
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looks good! How solid was the frame and did it need much repair?
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post #8 of 50 Old 12-10-2011, 07:11 PM
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Cool

My 98 XJ "Zap" Build Thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/zap-98-xj-build-1462622/

1988 Jeep Comanche 4x4 Longbed - POS
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post #9 of 50 Old 12-10-2011, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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contdevelop looks good! How solid was the frame and did it need much repair?
The frame was pretty solid 1 spot had to be fixed towards the back and a body mount here and there

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Thanks Fella
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post #10 of 50 Old 12-10-2011, 08:30 PM
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Looking good so far. Your a brave man going with the orange hardtop!

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Galt Looking good so far. Your a brave man going with the orange hardtop!
Thanks Im pretty proud of it so far. Oh and yeah I was worried about painting the top but Im glad i did it turned out alright. I think it will help the jeep stand out from the others around here too.I mean if Kubota orange doesnt already ha
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post #12 of 50 Old 12-11-2011, 04:20 PM
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Looks great man. I can't wait to see the finished product.
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post #13 of 50 Old 12-11-2011, 05:25 PM Thread Starter
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Looks great man. I can't wait to see the finished product.
Thanks. I'm stoked to get it done if that ever happens haha. Now that its painted I can really plug away at this beast
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I for got to post this earlier. Its a video of the first time I ever started the 327 Small Block Chevy engine...
Poor phone quality but you get the idea
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