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09-05-2011, 11:03 AM
yes l am thinking about getting a j-heep.
but l dont know much about the cj's
l would be useing it mostly as a daily driver but with a little off road and camping.
what do you experts think?:dontknow:
09-05-2011, 11:08 AM
09-05-2011, 11:13 AM
bet its as rotten as a toyota lol
a cj can be driven leagaly without doors
check the floors and body mounts
and its old enough to not have!@#)(*)(*&^%$ (have!@#)(*)(*&^%$)#@! unit bearings
09-05-2011, 11:46 AM
the second one looks like a mint gem
09-05-2011, 12:03 PM
First one guaranteed it's rotten. 70s 80s jeeps rotted bad anyway then add east coast salt, lol.
Second one has glass tub and some drivetrain work. 79 cj never came with a 5 speed. Spring overs suck, but that can be dealt with. Check the frame very carefully for rot.
09-08-2011, 03:26 PM
well not getting a cj
09-08-2011, 03:48 PM
that second one doesn't look too bad.
and mikey and his hate for spring over rigs...
its not that bad if it was done properly.
09-08-2011, 03:49 PM
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