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1978 Jeep CJ-7 (body off restoration in 2000-2001)


Below is a general description. Receipts are available for all discussed items below plus work and components long forgotten about. Several spare parts and components not listed are available with vehicle.

Factory Options

·        304 V-8, 

·        Turbo Hydramatic 400 transmission w/AutoTrac and PTO, 

·        Factory air (not installed but all components are on hand),

·        Tilt steering,

·        Power steering, 

·        Power brakes,

·        Over axle lift (~ 3 inches),

·        Factory front disc brakes.


 ·        Original 304 V-8, built by S. Ashworth Performance; engine ported, polished, balanced, .030 over; all bolts-on components new; carburetor upgraded to 4V  (BRAND NEW EDELBROCK 8/2019); Armored oil pan. 

·        Upgraded MSD 6 ignition system (distributor and controller).

·        Turbo Hydramatic 400 transmission taken from Jeep grand Wagoneer (previously salvaged with 2000 odometer miles); all seals replaced; armor guard pan added. 

·        Auto-Trac transfer case and PTO; new cones and seals. An additional Auto-Trak transfer case comes with the vehicle. 

·        Dana 44 front axle; new bearings and seals, Mile Marker manual axle lockouts added.

·        AMC Model 20 rear axle; new bearings and seals; Moser one piece axles added.

·        Brakes; new calipers front, new drums rear, all hardware, pads, and shoes new; new stainless steel brake lines; new brake booster and master cylinder; new emergency brake lines.

·        Electrical harnesses new and upgraded for additional circuits.

·        Springs re-trued with new bushings; grease fittings installed.

·        All steering components new except steering box; steering box new seals and bushings.

·        Exhaust system stainless steel; all emission controls restored or new.

·        Secondary pusher fuel pump installed for easy starting after long storage periods. 



·        Frame blasted and measured for true, no issues.

·        New fiberglass with flip forward front end; All sheet metal components except tub on hand; front bumper stainless steel; rear bumper/tire carrier new. Exterior paint color for body was silver from factory, currently it is 2001 Ford Mustang green/gold flip-flop.

·        All exterior metal components stainless steel (mirrors, kick plates, windshield hinges, tailgate hinges, fuel hatch, etc.

·        New stainless steel dash with instruments.

·        4 point roll bar welded/bolted to the frame.CJ-7s came from factory with roll bar bolted to tub only.

·        New light gray interior; includes front bucket seats, front locking console, rear bench seat, and console. 

·        New sound system (2019)

·        New 30 gallon stainless steel gas tank. All fuel lines are now stainless steel.

·        New tinted windshield

·        New Bestop Supertop; gray, top and soft doors never used in box; frame and hardware are installed.

·        New Bestop banana top currently installed.

·        New upgraded seat belts with shoulder harnesses,

·        New Tuffy security lock box/glove box.


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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Classic Trucks
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    158,000 miles
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

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