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cda78cj 01-17-2011 08:50 AM

one ton CJ5
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I was building a xj with this drivetrain, but decided I wanted a solid frame for a foundation, so I scored this 78cj5.
Ive got a better condition tub to swap
using the 5speed out of the xj
using the dana 300 with twin stick
summit racing wire harness
All new gauges except orig speedo
Baja SS seats front and bench rear
one ton axles, geared an locked
42" Iroks
4 link front and rear with 2.5 air shocks

poorboy_616 01-19-2011 11:10 PM


Need more progress pics.

cda78cj 01-20-2011 04:39 PM

soon as i make more progress will do, gona weld it all up over the weekend and test fit the 5sp an d300 tcase

cda78cj 01-23-2011 09:26 PM

well over the weekend, buddies talked me into getting a 302 injected motor, so selling some parts to make up for it, gona be on hold until after tax return lol. dang what are good friends for ya know lol.

cda78cj 04-25-2011 08:39 PM

So funds have siezed progress for a bit, but got the 302 tore down, cammed it, resealed it up, come to find out its the H.O.

Just recieved my adapter plate for motor to tranny, pilot bushing and
Motor mounts from ford to cj5 frame. Trying to save some time so I can drive it this summer.

Also went with 4'' lift rustys offroad YJ leafs for the front end, should be here by this weekend!

cda78cj 08-30-2011 04:06 PM

Well never recieved my outboard spring mounts waited and played phone tag for 3 months, said F%&(* and built my own last weekend with cross member for the front going after the rear mounts next with shackles, pics soon

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