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Unread 09-26-2011, 12:11 AM   #1
CLB2
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looking for head for 258 head

Im looking for a head for my 78 cj5. the only number i found is in the top dead center of the head. 3227258. Im not even sure if this is the right casting number according to some of the threads I looked through. What heads can i put on this motor and any help finding a reasonable priced one would be appreciated.

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Unread 09-26-2011, 09:40 AM   #2
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Where are you located?
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Unread 09-26-2011, 02:53 PM   #3
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You are looking for plug and play, so a recent rebuild, correct? Better state what you want, what's for, etc.
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Unread 09-26-2011, 03:01 PM   #4
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want mine? 83 CJ7 motor 258.. my motor is getting chucked. lol
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Unread 09-27-2011, 08:30 AM   #5
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im located in western ky. Where, IN. IL and KY meet. Im looking for a cheap but still good fix for this jeep planning on selling it and dont want to do anybody wrong. mine is cracked !
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Unread 09-27-2011, 08:38 PM   #6
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I'm about to do a 4.0 head swap, but it will cost freight on it from tx
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Unread 09-28-2011, 02:38 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the response I took my head to the machine shop this morning to double check and make sure if the head is bad. The head gasket didn't show sign of being bad but maybe ill get lucky and. Just have to buy a gasket set. I should know by the weekend.
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