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post #1 of 6 Old 04-20-2017, 09:18 AM Thread Starter
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Cj Hello - new Jeep owner here!

Good morning all.


Just purchased my first Jeep, a 1977 CJ7 and was interested in recommend online place to purchase parts and pieces.


It's 95% stock and as of right now I intend on mostly leaving that way...


Anyway thanks for the help.

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post #2 of 6 Old 04-20-2017, 09:58 AM
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Welcome. It really depends on what you are looking to buy. Much of what you need to keep it running can be bought at your local parts store.

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post #3 of 6 Old 04-20-2017, 11:28 AM
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www.morris4x4center.com

www.quadratec.com

www.4WD.com

Welcome,

Online companies above are good place to start.

Use Google to search this forum e.g. "Jeep cj7 wheel bearings JeepForum"
instead of the Forum's search function.

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post #4 of 6 Old 04-20-2017, 05:02 PM
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Welcome!

Although I've used the online vendors a great deal i have found that most of what I need to keep our Jeep going I can buy at the local parts stores. You'll be surprised what they have on hand although I often have to wait for them to ship parts to the store, but usually that means the same day or the next day from a local warehouse. The advantage of shopping locally is that I can compare the old and new parts side by side and ensure that I have the same part. If you develop a relationship with the folks working there they will go out of their way to find the hard to find part for you.

I also have developed a relationship with a couple of salvage yards one of which has nothing but Jeeps.

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post #5 of 6 Old 04-20-2017, 08:31 PM
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Congrats on your jeep!! Welcome to the forum. The above listed websites work plus add jcwhitney and jeggs along with rockauto.com don't forget Craigslist as well as your local junkyards (as previously mentioned) for those hard to get parts. Folks here can also direct you if you need too. Lots of good advice!! And parts too!!
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post #6 of 6 Old 04-21-2017, 10:43 AM
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I like the local parts supplier for run of the mill parts. For more specialty replacement or restoration parts i go with online guys. Napa seems to be my go to. I went through 3 alternators until i found the right delco that fit the stock bracket. after the second i just brought the entire bracket in, gave it to them and they found the right one and called. This all took only 2 days. Online can't do that, it would have been 2 days till the first one shipped here. Plus some of this stuff requires a core, so its easier to guy it locally.

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