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Unread 11-02-2013, 04:13 PM   #1
kbarwall
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1985 CJ7 
 
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Vin decoder error?

So using the vin decoder the fifth character should determine engine and my options should be B, A, M or N, however my fifth character (confirmed with VIN plate) is F. Any thoughts? My jeep is an 1985 CJ7 with the 258, T5 - 5 speed with a Dana 300.

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Unread 11-02-2013, 05:41 PM   #2
87MJTim
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The fourth charater is for the engine. A 258 would be "C". The fifth is for trans/t-case. An "F" is 5 spd, part time 4x4.

Source: www.vehicleidentificationnumber.com
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