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post #1 of 6 Old 05-04-2007, 07:37 AM Thread Starter
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trying to figure out jeep year

A freind of mine is looking at a what i belevie is a CJ-7. He said the owner claims it to be late 80's but my freind said it has round headlights and a metal dash so that would lead me to think it is a CJ. I am going to look at it with him today and give it a check over. I was looking up info and he told me it has a 4 cylnder. I never knew they came with a 4 banger. I did some reserch on jeepipeadia and found out it was a gm built engine starting in 1980? Any more information about this motor? jeep is a bit of a project as it is currently a DW plow. My freind also said it has 3 sticks. this is what got m thinking it is older. And the third stick is part of the transfercase not the plow. IT is a cheap old project that needs alot of wrok but if the frame is good and the tub is okay i think it would be worth doing


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post #2 of 6 Old 05-04-2007, 07:52 AM
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probably a 84-86 CJ7. The third stick is a twin sticked transfer case, not unheard of.
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post #3 of 6 Old 05-04-2007, 07:59 AM
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look on the firewall in the engine compartment. there is a stamped metal plate rivoted on there that lists the yr, model, and original equipment. You can decode it with the table on this site
http://www.cj-jeep.com/cj7/cj7parts_and_accessories.htm
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You sure it's not an Early CJ-5? It seems far more likely to me that it would be an F-head Jeep with a Dana 18 and twin sticks than a Dana 300 that's been converted.

http://earlycj5.com/tech/general/spottersGuide.php

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post #5 of 6 Old 05-04-2007, 08:13 AM
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It is difficult to mistake a 5 for a 7, but you're listing off things that are very common to the '55-'6? CJ5. That would be a 134 cid 4 cyl, twin stick D18 t-case, T-90 3 spd trans, metal dash, and plows were very common implements.

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And I see that earlycj5 beat me too it!

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