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Old 10-17-2011, 05:12 PM
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Need some CJ5 info

Hello all, gotta few questions about a buddies CJ5.

I believe it's 78/79 around there. He is looking to do some work on it and getting it back into a good running order, I'm a YJ owner myself and know close to nothing about this particular Jeep minus the exhaust and transfer case are on the different side compared my YJ.

I believe that it has the Iron Duke engine in it (It's a carbed 4 banger, and does not look anything like the willis engine i've seen in in pictures)

I would like to know more about it, axles,drive train-other features. If someone can either give me some links about this particular CJ or just jot some stuff down I would greatly appreciate it. I've looked at Novak, and Wikipedia but they do not say much about specs.

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Old 10-17-2011, 08:34 PM   #2
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Well if things are original, it will have a dana 30 front axle and a AMC 20 rear axle. Gearing should be 3.54 and more than likely both differentials are open. The rear axle will have 2 pc axle shafts that break and I recommend changing to 1pc.

It probably has a t150 3 speed but might have a 4 speed but either way will have a dana 20 transfer case which has a 2:1 low range.

What kind of info would you like to know?
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