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post #1 of 33 Old 02-23-2007, 09:29 AM Thread Starter
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Kept the CJ5 for a week....

I bought a CJ5 last week thinking the Jeep...an '86 CJ7.....I have wanted for 3 years now would never be for sale....

So I see the owner of the 7 on Tuesday....he asks me if I still wanted the Jeep....

It is now in my garage

Here's the CJ7






haven't had a chance to mount the winch yet...


'86 CJ7...2 owners....40k miles...original 6 cyl...original paint...D44...4:56 gears....Detroit lockers....and much much more...


One question.....the previous owner had Poly engine mounts installed....do these things help with anything or are they purely to vibrate the Jeep when you are sitting at a stop light....

Should I change these out and install rubber mounts?


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post #2 of 33 Old 02-23-2007, 09:46 AM
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very nice jeep. i really like that color. looks good with the black wheels
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post #3 of 33 Old 02-23-2007, 10:10 AM
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So, what happened to the -5?

Poly mounts are more durable but less comfortable. If you're going to be doing any offroading (which it looks like you are) Keep 'em.
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NICE! Do tell about it, engine etc??????? Why did the guy finally sell it?

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Poly engine mounts, will last much longer, and keep engine more rigid. Those are the upsides, you seem to have figured out the downside for yourself.

That said,
Nice freaking Jeep!!!
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I also gotta know, what did the Wife say THIS time?????

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So, what happened to the -5?

Poly mounts are more durable but less comfortable. If you're going to be doing any offroading (which it looks like you are) Keep 'em.

I gave the 5 to a buddy of mine who just got divorced and is broke....deal is if he sells it he gives me the money...

Thanks for the info on the mounts....

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NICE! Do tell about it, engine etc??????? Why did the guy finally sell it?
Original 258....just had the engine rebuilt...everything on the engine is new...auto trans....I got a book of reciepts him and the precious owner kept....it has everything that was ever done to the Jeep.....Total of $16k spent on it plus the cost of the Jeep.

He has a YJ he uses for wheelin and was also using the YJ as his DD....he had to sell one of them to buy a new truck....he heard I had bought a Jeep and when I saw him asked me why I didn't buy his....I said..."You won't sell the damn thing"....Told me to make him an offer....it's now in my garage

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I also gotta know, what did the Wife say THIS time?????
She actually likes this one and has been wanting me to buy it for a while now since it is an auto....she doesn't like the idea of her truck being kicked out of the garage but she'll get over it.

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I also gotta know, what did the Wife say THIS time?????
Nice ride, very clean.

Lucy, you got some explaining to do.......

I think he will explain to his wife that he needed to have two just incase she overreacts. In your defense, it would allow you to stretch a tarp from one rollbar to the other to cover the chair and TV and cooler if needed

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...I got a book of reciepts him and the precious owner kept....it has everything that was ever done to the Jeep.....Total of $16k spent on it plus the cost of the Jeep.
You need to take the guy pics of the CJ5 you sawed up! He will start crying when you tell him you're gonna hack up the CJ7!!! Heck, I bet he will give you 2k over what you paid to get it back!

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Very nice.Ive been looking for an 86,but just about to give up.(Put me on the list of "if you ever wana sell it...")If I cant find one in a year or two,I`m gonna go get this cj8 that needs ALOT of work and build it.

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looks beautiful
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You need to take the guy pics of the CJ5 you sawed up! He will start crying when you tell him you're gonna hack up the CJ7!!! Heck, I bet he will give you 2k over what you paid to get it back!

He saw the fenders.... ......I promised him I wouldn't do it to this Jeep.....

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.(Put me on the list of "if you ever wana sell it...")

You are 5th in line....

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Very nice.Ive been looking for an 86,but just about to give up.(Put me on the list of "if you ever wana sell it...")If I cant find one in a year or two,I`m gonna go get this cj8 that needs ALOT of work and build it.
If you're interested in coming to Arkansas for one, I'll let you know if/when my buddy puts his 86 CJ for sale. It is about as clean as woodys new one, has a 350 in it, 4 speed, new seats, hard top, new 33's, really nice for a older CJ.

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Nice Jeep man. I love CJ's I will just have to wait till I pay this Jeep off before I start on my Toy. I would love to get one and just build it up and play in it.

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AHHHHH......Woody!

I thought it was cool when you offered to post a pic for me (of my old TJ), and I thought it was overly generous when were giving away membership upgrades.

Giving away a CJ...WTF? Are you trying for Sainthood?

(all my buddies ever give me is a bunch of guff!)


could you just finish punching me in the gut, and give the ballpark price of the new rig?

oh, and is it just me, or does the paint on the hood look a little warn?









(very, very nice by the way, Congrats)

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