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Old 12-09-2012, 12:01 PM   #1
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a stubby jeep????

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quick question my step son swears that jeep made a stubby stock model jeep something small as a suzuki , can anyone confirm this I told him it had to be a modded jeep that stockers came in basic standard sizes but double checking as my knowledge of jeeps is limited to CJs, TJs & Cherokees , maybe a jeepster for a stubby jeep model? anywho testing knowledge throw me some input


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Old 12-09-2012, 12:08 PM   #2
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the CJ's are pretty small compared to TJs and JKs. Some people do take Suzuki Samuri's and make it a mini-jeep clone. I remember seeing someone post a jeep kit car that was smaller than normal too. So they're out there, just generally not the real thing.

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Other than one military airlift app, I dont know of any shorter than the early civilians CJ2-3 kinda short.
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Jeep production is pretty well documented. The flatfenders were 80", later CJ5s were 81" (84" after the '71 model year).

I suspect your stepson may be thinking of the Mighty Mite, M422, a 65" and 71" wheelbase vehicle... manufactured by American Motors from 1958 - 1962, well before AMC bought Kaiser/Jeep Corp in Feb 1970.

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M422 Mighty Mite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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