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post #1 of 7 Old 09-08-2011, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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Where to find a 1980 dana 300?

I Know to search Craigslist, but here in south central Texas there aren't a whole lot of people parting out Cj's... Would I have to get a new driveshaft if I get an 81-86 Dana 300? I know that the rear output is an inch longer on those!

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post #2 of 7 Old 09-08-2011, 01:38 PM
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try the next city or state craigslist or ebay. I have one but I'm in norfolk va . I rebuilt it but it's not it's not perfect

1984 jeep cj7, 258 I6, rebuilt T176,rebuilt Dana 300, amc 20 , dana 30, 4.10's Trac-lok in rear , 4.10's detroit soft locker in dana 30, 2.5 inch bds suspension lift, 1 inch polyurethan body mount lift. Line ex. weber carburetor. factory tach. factory clock ,oem replacement speedomter cluster, and oil pressure gauge, factory volt gauge.
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post #3 of 7 Old 09-08-2011, 02:03 PM
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try the next city or state craigslist or ebay. I have one but I'm in norfolk va . I rebuilt it but it's not it's not perfect
What do you mean by 'not perfect '?

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Great minds think alike, but so do serial killers......Thanks.
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post #4 of 7 Old 09-08-2011, 04:43 PM
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In short several parts had galling(can't remember what that meant at the moment), scoring, maybe some pepperin(like small pitting) some teeth with a few , like cuts , in em.
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1984 jeep cj7, 258 I6, rebuilt T176,rebuilt Dana 300, amc 20 , dana 30, 4.10's Trac-lok in rear , 4.10's detroit soft locker in dana 30, 2.5 inch bds suspension lift, 1 inch polyurethan body mount lift. Line ex. weber carburetor. factory tach. factory clock ,oem replacement speedomter cluster, and oil pressure gauge, factory volt gauge.
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post #5 of 7 Old 09-08-2011, 04:46 PM
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these are all notes from the rebuild
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1984 jeep cj7, 258 I6, rebuilt T176,rebuilt Dana 300, amc 20 , dana 30, 4.10's Trac-lok in rear , 4.10's detroit soft locker in dana 30, 2.5 inch bds suspension lift, 1 inch polyurethan body mount lift. Line ex. weber carburetor. factory tach. factory clock ,oem replacement speedomter cluster, and oil pressure gauge, factory volt gauge.
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post #6 of 7 Old 09-08-2011, 05:13 PM
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I havent finished reading but I think the best part is 'brass is not magnetic'



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post #7 of 7 Old 09-08-2011, 05:17 PM
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haha . note to self. don't mind the "antikythera mechanism " either it's something interesting I saw on tv.

1984 jeep cj7, 258 I6, rebuilt T176,rebuilt Dana 300, amc 20 , dana 30, 4.10's Trac-lok in rear , 4.10's detroit soft locker in dana 30, 2.5 inch bds suspension lift, 1 inch polyurethan body mount lift. Line ex. weber carburetor. factory tach. factory clock ,oem replacement speedomter cluster, and oil pressure gauge, factory volt gauge.
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