Should i buy this jeep?? - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep CJ Forum > Should i buy this jeep??

RIGID LED Light Blowout Sale - All Sizes, All Series, all ECGS Black Friday Sale!!6th Annual, Beat Your Wife to the Credit Card Sale!

Reply
Unread 07-01-2013, 06:06 PM   #1
davegt
Registered User
1983 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: canada
Posts: 380
Should i buy this jeep??

http://newfoundland.kijiji.ca/c-cars...AdIdZ499068217
Never looked at it yet...8 hr drive..lol but not many like this in my part of the country

davegt is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-01-2013, 06:17 PM   #2
MoC
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: The otherside of your monitor...
Posts: 5,649
Quote:
Originally Posted by davegt
http://newfoundland.kijiji.ca/c-cars...AdIdZ499068217
Never looked at it yet...8 hr drive..lol but not many like this in my part of the country
Seeing the WW2 ended in 1945 I would think it was not "made by Ford in the later years of WW2"...
__________________
Under A Sun Thats See It All Before...
MoC is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-01-2013, 06:22 PM   #3
davegt
Registered User
1983 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: canada
Posts: 380
yeah...took ford 8 yrs to build it...lol
davegt is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-01-2013, 06:26 PM   #4
MoC
Registered User
1986 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: The otherside of your monitor...
Posts: 5,649
Looks to be a M38A1 so the year likely is correct, just not the background story.
MoC is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-01-2013, 06:31 PM   #5
OldTexas
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Houston, T E X A S
Posts: 169
Dunno. Have to remember it's a '53 and they are slow, 45mph tops, if still geared the same. Flatheads can be tempermental too, and not very robust. Parts also may become an issue. Fuel pump diaphram kits (not whole pumps), points and condensors, generator parts, oil filter cartriges, open starter drives, voltage regulators and bulbs for the 24v electrical system, if still in military format, can all be fits to find and require era specific knowledge to maintain, repair and operate. It would be a scary proposition for me. If I were looking right now I would stay between 1976 and 1986, look for a CJ8, consider a CJ5 and if nothing else, settle for a CJ7 like I did. 50's stuff is really getting old now.
__________________
Paved roads, another example of government waste!
OldTexas is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.