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Old 10-04-2011, 07:12 AM   #1
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Just bought my new toy 76 CJ built











problems to fix.

Head lights are out
Gauges are mostly out
needs alot of electrical love.
Power steering squeals like a pig (No ben affleck jokes)

the good.

1976 CJ5 Jeep
Warn high strength lock out hubs
New Rugged Ridge gas tank and skid pan
6 point roll cage tied to the body and frame
All steering parts new and upgraded
Front end, rear end, and steering box rebuilt December 2008 < 500 since
Brand new BF Goodwrench All Terrain tires 35x125R15C
Brand new Wheels
Brand New Bestop soft top and doors
Brand New Bestop seats
New 300 hp GM 350 Crate Motor
Holly aluminum intake
Holly Carburetor
Heavy duty GM conversion radiator
GM 465 4‐speed transmission
Dana 20 Transfer Case
Performance 45 drive shaft w/ 1410 U‐Joints
Dana 44 rear axle w/Detroit locker & 410 Yukon gears
Front axle is Dana 30 w/ OX cable actuated locker 410 Yukon gears
Front drive shaft built by Pittsburgh Drive Shaft
2.5” lift springs on top of axles with Rancho Shocks

Fires up every time without hesitation. Im in love. Ask me what i paid for this beast.

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Old 10-04-2011, 02:18 PM   #2
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Sounds like fun! I personally wouldn't have the patience or skill to keep a car that old going but ur gunna be gettn looks with that thing on the road(:

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Old 10-04-2011, 02:20 PM   #3
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Ahhh, someday I will own a CJ....
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Old 10-04-2011, 07:33 PM   #4
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thanks guys i did some digging today and figured out some of the problems. head lights was easy. the step switch on the floor needs to be replaced. i think some of the plungers are screwed up. so i hit it with a screw driver a few times and it comes on. and one of the high bulbs is out.
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Old 10-04-2011, 07:35 PM   #5
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Sounds like fun! I personally wouldn't have the patience or skill to keep a car that old going but ur gunna be gettn looks with that thing on the road(:
the only thing old about it is the tub. everything else is built within the last ten years. ill need a new tub in a few years but thats fine.
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Old 10-04-2011, 09:16 PM   #6
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Nice lookin' cj.
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Old 10-06-2011, 01:33 PM   #7
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well after some rooting around i figured out the pep boys threw up under my hood and called it electrical wiring.
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Old 10-07-2011, 05:38 AM   #8
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Fixed the turn signals. Really simple. Replaced the cam in the steering column. Had to remove missed up section of wire but the good news is. I have all my lights.
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Old 10-07-2011, 05:40 AM   #9
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I have a painless dash wiring kit and a replacement fuse block on the way. Just need to find a relay for my fog lights
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Great looking cj, plus it looks like some damn good parts under her for some offroading fun.
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Old 10-07-2011, 08:36 AM   #11
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yeah i saw the laundry list of parts and then the why he was selling and i basically stole it. there is more in the axles than what i paid for it.

some day shes gonna get a new tub.


and the reason the guy was selling it.
reason i got it dirt cheap
no head lights
no speedo
no turnsignals or brakes

all fixed.
headlights swapped out a step switch
speedo i reconnected the cable
turn signals i had to reconnect a couple wires that had chaffed threw at the back of the tub and replace the turn signal cam.

40 bucks to fix everything.
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Old 10-15-2011, 10:59 PM   #12
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fixed all my PO wiring shenanigans.
added another fuse block to help/with the add ons that were done wrong and the ones ill be adding

put a painless switch houseing in now there is no worry of a fire.

And mounted my ox locker lever









Keeping some pics
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Old 10-15-2011, 11:15 PM   #13
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next on the list is
1 ebrake
2 spare,tire carrier
3 find a,spare
4 CB
5 hi lift
6 fix and bedline thetub
7 whinch
8 lots of little crap between now and then

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