1978 Jeep CJ-5
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Ford’s first-generation off-roader has gone from cult classic to mainstream collector.
The Dodge Li'l Red Express set a standard on how to make a great performance truck. All Dodge Li'l Red Express trucks came from the factory painted in Bright Canyon Red in 1978 and Medium Canyon Red in 1979. Every Li'l Red Express was a regular cab Adventurer with a stepside bed.
Classic Car Overview
1978 Jeep CJ5 with Original 304 motor, T-18 Tranny, Dana 20 transfer, Front original disc brakes with rear drums. Steel Impact underside bumpers around doors and rear corners. Jeep was garaged most its life and mainly driven during Vacation outings. As you can see in the pictures, jeep is in great condition for the year. Pictures of underside taken for your inspection as well. Some light surface rust. Original stickers still intact including the starter sticker. Vin # is J8F83AH056671. This jeep has a few added updates/accessories. Suspension was changed to Rancho 9000. Arb lockers added with all around wheel hub locks for a true 4X4 jeep. ArB compressor added with Air hose adapter. Extra battery tray and battery also added. Jeep (warn) 8274 winch with 8k LBS capabilities. Easy ride springs added for that smoother ride, Including YJ front seats for more comfort and 4140 harden axles for durability. On top of it all, this jeep has 35in BFgoodrich all terrains with plenty of meat left. Rear rack has a spare, 2 jerry cans and HI lift jack added. Cover is in great condition. Original manufacture sand tan paint intact and tow package for any hauling. Its a great running and looking jeep. Very difficult to find jeeps this old in such good condition. I am the third owner and had it for 2 years now. The previous owner had it for over 30 years. If your interested, please reach out to me and ill try to contact you as quick as possible. If your going to tell me a story about working on an oil rig and buying for your father with cashiers check, keep moving on. I will not deal with your scams.
- Classic Car ID101731045
- Stock NumberN/A
- CategoryClassic Trucks
- Body StyleOther
- Mileage60,647 miles
- Engine8 Cylinder
- ConditionGreat condition. Driver seat has cracks and a small tear as well as the rear bench. There is a crack on the dash and drivers side rear has a little damage from offroading. See pics
- DoorsTwo Door
- Drivetrain4 wheel drive
- SuspensionRancho 9000
- Transmission4 Speed Manual
- Exterior ColorBeige
- Interior ColorTan
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