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Old 08-04-2011, 06:48 PM
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Show me your CJ's, I'm looking at getting one, but cant exactly decide where to go with it. CJ 5 or CJ 7? What's the difference?
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I've had 2 7's and friends that have had 5's. Getting in and out of a 5 is a PIA!!!

7 is obviously a little longer than the 5. Other than that, not really any difference.

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Thanks, did they make them past the 7?
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Here is my 1972 CJ5. Factory V8 304 option...some recent pics [IMG][/IMG][IMG][/IMG]
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it looks like those axle are on top of the springs, is it okay to drop the axle under the springs? or is that a bad idea for the jeep?
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it looks like those axle are on top of the springs, is it okay to drop the axle under the springs? or is that a bad idea for the jeep?
No, that's called Spring-Over-Axle, or SOA for short. SUA is the factory setup.
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friend's CJ5 (not stock)
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Thanks, did they make them past the 7?
The cj-8 which is just a longer version on the cj-7. And i think the last cj series was made in 86.
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This was back around 2002 when I did a frame off restoration and right before I had to sell it due to job loss. Only got $5k out of it.


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No, that's called Spring-Over-Axle, or SOA for short. SUA is the factory setup.
Is their an advantage to that?
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Here is a 1973 Cj5 my dad and I have restored it pretty much from the frame up.. but a 304 is a must engine to have if ur getting an ole Cj. But I do like the 258 a lot too
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Just got it a few days ago.
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Gaducker: Beautiful Jeep!!!

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Thats just how it looks now. Soon to be finished.
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I will for sure fix this one up. Just got it last week from a bird farm in ala. They have one more.
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Civilian Jeep. After WWII, they felt it necessary to distinguish them from the MB, GPW, and later the M38/M38A1 series. Most parts are interchangeable. Some Marine models of M38A1 had Powerlock posi's in the front and rear. Can't go wrong with a CJ. All of which hold a special place in my heart. Some don't like the 3B. I always considered them the fancy flat fenders. And, you didn't have to cut a hole in the hood to put a V8 in it with a good air cleaner. Pick your CJ, and have a ball.
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1982 CJ7 by jsherm01, on Flickr

1982 - the body is stock... sorta!
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I have had lots of Jeeps. Is one better than the other? Only for what your intended use is. I must say that I love CJ's. I like the rolled front fenders. Flatties are cool but I don't fit in one very well. And no I aint heavy. 6'2" and 190 lbs.

This is my current. 84 CJ7


Here is one I built from junk for next to nothing!


Here was my 74CJ5. A really good mountain rig!


A 69 CJ5 and a 48 CJ2A


A 89 YJ. I bought in 1990.


A 92 YJ I used in the mountains. 4 banger and D35 rear.


A 2002 TJ. Was my wifes and I was afraid to scrtch it in the mountains. Sold it because she didn't drive it much!


And my first Jeep ever. I was 14 years old when I bought this 1962 pickup for $200.00


This was my 69 CJ5 in Hi-school
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Here is my recently revitalized cj5 driving project

Here is one flexing it out a bit


And the before
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Here is a picture of my 1977 CJ-7 that I just got (8/11/11).

304 AMC V8
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here's my old 74 best Jeep I've owned never should have gotten rid of it..


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Have fun working on yours..

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Thanks, it should be a blast to work on and to learn on. It sounds like there is a great group of people here that are willing to help out. I had a YJ before this and they are both great in there own way. This one seems like it will be easier to work on.
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