If you are looking at old jeeps like this (66-72) you need to be aware of some things. Most people will throw some paint, fresh fluids and tires on these old jeeps and tell them they are rebuilt. A lot of time was spent on making this jeep safe to drive on the road and to be reliable. It has never been off-road since being rebuilt. This is not your standard CJ5 and it has lots of history that comes with it. Being very rare, it certainly is a conversation piece to everyone that asks about it. This jeep drives better than any other CJ5s on the road. It stops when you want it to stop, it stays straight on the road at any speed with no wobble, and it’s easy to steer. You wont find that on any vintage jeep. It was built to drive safely on the street mainly and to kick butt off road if it needed to but never did. Every Piece of rubber on it was replaced with new. Every Copper Wire was removed and replace with new. Every seal, gasket, and anything else that did or could have deteriorated was replaced or upgraded. All the drivetrain parts were rebuilt and/or upgraded. This is the real deal and a one-of-a-kind vehicle. I actually added up all the parts and time of all three of the owners (including myself) had in this Jeep and it equals over $40,000.00. 1971 Jeep CJ5 Buick Dauntless 225 3.7L V6 Fun Facts and Specs about this Rare Jeep Very rare, Best engine jeep ever installed in their vehicles! 4x4 drivetrain is offset to the passenger side, Great for Off-Road excursions! High Torque Engine, 90 pound flywheel, hard to stall out This Jeep is Originally from California Its 5 inches shorter than a 1972 and up(AMC built) CJ5 due to the compact engine Original Steel Body and is in great shape, no cheap steel aftermarket parts are on it. T14 3 Speed manual transmission, Dana/Spicer 18 Twin Stick Transfer case(4wd/2wd and High/low) Highly desirable Made by Kaiser Jeep NOT AMC. The Real McCoy!!!! Have original air filter housing that goes with it 1700 miles since its rebuild, LOW MILES You can let go of the wheel on the HWY and the jeep stays straight on the road!!! BreakDown of the Vin numbers 83 = Universal CJ5 05 = Open Body 0 = Universal(dealer optioned) 3 = LDH California fuel evap control 7 = V6 225 with emission control. Owner/Parts/Upgrade/Replacement History 2002 (Oklahoma Owner) Complete paint Line-X Bedliner sprayed in the tub Undercoating of the undercarriage and wheel wells 2009 (Hot Springs Arkansas Owner) Complete engine rebuild Engine Headers installed Carburetor Rebuilt New heater core and blower motor Brake switch and toggle switches Replaced various Odds & ends(I have original receipts explaining what those were) Bench Seat installed New Brake Master cylinder Water Pump Clutch Side Exit Exhaust system with new mufflers and tips 2010 all new parts installed and/or upgraded(Current Little Rock Owner) Upgraded to Electronic ignition to replace old points system NEW tilt steering column and steering wheel NEW steering joint box NEW slip/collapsible shaft NEW Floor plate NEW Lug nuts and valve stems NEW Gas tank and relocated from under the seat to the back with skid plate 5 brand new Pro Comp 33X12.50X15 mud tires with less than 1500 miles on them New Frame Brackets NEW Side mirrors New Rear Wheel Spacers(upgraded front axle was a little wider than the rear) NEW Speedo cable and Custom speed calibration adapter Warrior Products Diamond Plate corners Warrior Products Side Rocker Panels(tapered) Upgraded Tail lights Chrome Bezels for headlights Skyjacker 4” Lift, Soft Ride Front Shackle Reversal Kit with New shackles Skyjacker shocks Upgraded Chain Driven Clutch system to replace wire system NEW 15X8 Pacer Classic Wheels NEW Winch Plate for the front bumper Warn Swing Tire carrier and bumper with added supports Transfer case gasket kit 3.73 Gears installed front and rear Drop Pitman Arm for steering Transfer case lowering kit to eliminate any vibrations Wa
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