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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-13-2001, 04:18 PM
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1978 vs 1979

similarites aside, what are the differences between a 1978 and 1979 cj-7? Are there any emmission standard differences for example? did trim offerings differ if any? any imput (similarites too) would be appreciated:-)

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-13-2001, 04:25 PM
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Re: 1978 vs 1979

I'm not positive on this one but I believe that '79 was the first year of the Golden Eagle trim package. Good luck finding one though. Also early '78's had larger front brakes than late 78's/79's. Other than that I can't think of any other differences.

'75 CJ5,258 w/Howell EFI,T18a,4.27's,33's,On-board air,Warn 8274
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