1978 Jeep CJ-7 for sale 101429698
1978 Jeep CJ-7
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1978 Jeep CJ-7

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Spectacular 1978 Jeep CJ7 with original 304 v8, and original drive line, including QuadraTrac transfer case with factory Low Range option, and 3 speed automatic TH400 transmission (turbo hydro 400). Power steering. Power brakes. Optima battery. 4 inch lift. 33x12.5x15 tires and deep dish mag wheels. New front seats, no rear seat. Temp gauge is dead (needs to be replaced). Vehicle is in excellent running and operating condition.

Engine Starts and runs great. Driveline all in great condition. Heater works great. Gauges work, except water temp (bad gauge).

Paint is a “Toreador Red Metallic”, which is a really cool color that looks dark in low light, but really pops bright in the sun. Paint is 10ish years old, in good condition but has some blemishes. This Jeep is a driver, not a trailer queen.


I purchased this CJ when I lived in NC. The Jeep was purchased by it's original owner in central North Carolina (in land, away from ocean salt) and lived there it’s entire 42 years (no snow, no salt from roads or ocean). I brought it to NY when I moved here Oct 2020 . It has the original frame, tub, and fenders with NO RUST. The frame looks like new. You don’t see jeeps that have NEVER been rusted in the North East, so this one is pretty special.

New Within Last Year

  • Front Brake Rotors and Pads
  • Rear Brake Drums, Pads, Brake Hardware
  • Power Brakes
  • Stainless Steel Brake Lines
  • Rear Main Oil Seal
  • Oil Pump Oil Seal
  • Fuel Pump
  • Hi-Lift Jack
  • Dual Exhaust System
  • Gauge Cluster
  • LineX’ed Tranny Skid Plate
  • Front & Rear Differential Breather Lines
  • Transfer Case Breather Line
  • Engine Oil/Filter

Recent > 1Year

  • Bestop Front Seats
  • Hight & low pressure power steering lines
  • Black Billet Control Knobs
  • Front Wheel Bearings
  • Braided Stainless Transmission Cooler Lines
  • Transmission Fluid Replacement
  • Transfer Case Fluid Replacement
  • Battery Tray
  • Oil Sending unit
  • Front End Alignment
  • Headlight Bulbs

About 5 Years Ago

  • Engine Rebuild by pro engine shop
  • Edelbrock Carburetor
  • Edelbrock Intake
  • QuadraTrac transfer case Rebuild by pro transmission shop (+-5000 miles ago)
  • Edelbrock Performer Series 600 CFM Aluminum Carb with Manual Choke
  • Full Vehicle Wiring Harness with modern “blade” style Fuse Block
  • Solid Axles (rear)
  • 33x12.5x15 Faulken, Rocky Mountain ATS tires. At least 80% tread left
  • Radiator Hoses
  • Heavy Duty safari-style Rear Bumper/Spare Tire Carrier

About 10 Years Ago

  • “Toreador Red Metallic” Paint Job


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  • Category
    Classic Trucks
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Condition
    Very Good
  • Mileage
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

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