From: Jeep Spotters Guide - Jeepfan.com
"CJ-7 (76-86) AMC. Round Headlights, wheelbase 94", rounded front fenders, door opening is a U shape. First CJ available with an automatic trans and disc brakes, also available with A/C. Available with a factory hard top option. Fully boxed frame which widens in the rear. Front disc brake option in 77, standard 78 and up. 76-78 have 11" rear drum brakes, 79 and up have 10". Locking steering column with optional tilt wheel. Axles widened in 82 to increase stability. Factory front sway bar. Special models offered Levi's edition, Laredo, Golden Eagle, Limited, and Renegade.
- 4cyl(AMC150, GM151), 6cyl(232, 258), V8(304).
Transmissions - 3sp(T150), 4sp(T18, T4, SR4), 5sp(T5), Auto(T400, 999, 904).
Transfer cases - Dana20, Quadra-Trac, Dana 300.
Front axle - Dana 30, Rear axle - AMC20, Dana44 in 86. "