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post #1 of 7 Old 09-25-2011, 11:11 PM Thread Starter
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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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post #2 of 7 Old 09-26-2011, 08:40 AM
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Where are you located?
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post #3 of 7 Old 09-26-2011, 01:53 PM
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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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post #4 of 7 Old 09-26-2011, 02:01 PM
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want mine? 83 CJ7 motor 258.. my motor is getting chucked. lol
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post #5 of 7 Old 09-27-2011, 07:30 AM Thread Starter
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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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post #6 of 7 Old 09-27-2011, 07:38 PM
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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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post #7 of 7 Old 09-28-2011, 01:38 PM Thread Starter
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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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