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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-27-2001, 09:39 AM
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J-3000?

What is a J-3000, 1/2t, 3/4t? The Jeep tech sections just says the J-3000 was discontinued in 71 but doesn't say the GVWR or anyting. does anyone know this. I've got a chance to by a 69 J-3000, 350, 3speed. Just wondering...

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 08-27-2001, 08:25 PM
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Re: J-3000?

According to "Standard Catalog Of 4X4's," a J-3500 or J-3600 is a 1/2 ton. A J-3700 is a 3/4 ton and a J-3800 is a 1 ton. I suspect that the 3500/3600/3700/3800 is part of the serial # and not on the outside of the vehicle. If you count the nuts on the wheels. you can tell easily. 5 would be 1/2 ton, 6 would be 3/4 ton and I think 8 would be 1 ton.

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post #3 of (permalink) Old 08-27-2001, 10:23 PM
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Re: J-3000?

the VIN prefix of ur target j3k wood give that info. the 5th digit wood be the item:
W-5k gvw
X-6k
Y-7k
Z-8k

so as an example the prefix might reed: 3406X19 300314

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post #4 of (permalink) Old 09-10-2001, 11:57 PM
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The J-3000 is a long bed and J-2000 is a short bed. That's the main difference.

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post #5 of (permalink) Old 10-09-2001, 08:38 PM
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Re: J-3000?

The the J-2000, -3000, and -4000 (yes, there is a 4000. I own one.) names were carried by Jeep until 1974, when they were replaced by the (well-known) J10/J20 designation. Mine is a 1973 with a 7355 GVWR.

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