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General Information

Year
1978
Make
Jeep
Model
CJ 5
Color
Black
History
Started life as a non-running rustout. Slowly migrated to SOA on 33's with widetrack axles.
1978 Jeep CJ 5 (Black)

Modifications

Drivetrain
1979 CJ AMC 304 V8 stock
fenderwell exit headers
Tremec T150 transmission
Dana 20 transfer case with early Bronco rear output CV yoke
Front double cardan CV driveshaft from 92 Cherokee shortened and installed in rear.
Stock CJ front driveshaft lengthened with new DOM tubing.
Interior
Corbeau Baja front seats, Tilt steering column,1979 CJ tilt steering column,Fold/Tumble rear seat
Custom rear seat brace/ rollbar tie-in
Exterior
Custom front bumper/winch mount. Integrated recovery points. 2"x4" 1/8" square tubing
Custom rear bumper/receiver hitch. Integrated recovery points. 2"x4" 3/16" square tubing
Custom rear swing-out tire carrier. 2" square tubing. HD hinge assy. from Comp4x4
Warn 8274 winch. 125ft 5/16" cable
Rear LED taillights from semi truck
Custom hood mount for hi-lift Jack
custom rocker guards from 1/4" diamond plate
"Near 1 ton" HD tie rod and drag link
Custom Steering box brace
Twin electric fan conversion from '93 Taurus
Ford TFI ignition upgrade. See: http://fsjeep.homestead.com/TFI_Upgade.html
Suspension
1982 CJ Widetrack M20 rear with 1-piece axleshafts. Housing trussed. BTF HD diff cover. Detroit True-Trac gear driven limited slip locker; 3.54 gears.
1982 CJ Widetrack Dana 30 front axle. 1978 CJ 6-bolt hubs reattached. Lincoln locked. 3.54 gears.
CJ HD Rear springs (2.5" wide) in back (military wrapped) minus 2 leaves. Mounted SOA.
CJ standard duty rear springs (2.5" wide) in front minus 1 leaf. Mounted SOA.
Prothane Poly greasable HD shackles f/r.
Mid 80's Ford F250 shock mounts in front (allow for 8" more of shock travel over stock)
Superlift shocks
Custom fabricated rear traction bar with axle mount kit from Ruff Stuff Specialties.
Crown Performance kevlar extended brake lines f/r.
Wheel and Tire
33"x12.50 - 15" BFG Mud Terrain tires on stock CJ chrome 15" x 8" steel wheels.

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