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post #1 of (permalink) Old 03-14-2001, 09:56 AM
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I have the opportunity to buy a used Scrambler. It has a non-stock 304 with a 3 yes 3 speed manual. Anybody have any ideas what tranny this is and what t-case it would be?

Also is this a worthy project to put money into? The frame has a few small cracks, but nothing terrible. It needs a master cylinder for the clutch and also a new hard top. Should I dive into this or pass it up? Thanks for the input!! BTW it is a 1982

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The tranny could be a T150 but I don't know about the t-case. When you say it needs a hard top, are you talking the 1/2 cap or the full size hardtop. I've heard that the full hardtops are almost impossible to find and the owners of the 1/2 tops won't part with them.
I say go for it. I'd like to have a scrambler for the added room to carry more stuff.

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It's probably a D20 transfer, I'll bet the swapped the whole mess over from a 70's CJ. The clutch master will run you about $80, but the rebuild is a lot cheaper, I rebuilt mine and it works great. As tot he top, just look around, you may find one, but they are fairly rare. I have also heard of people making their own from a CJ-7 top, they just cut the back off and move the hatch forward, removing the side windows. If done right, it'd look good.

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definitly get it! there were only 27000 scramblers ever produced and they go for rediculous amounts of $$. check out this site: www.cj-8.com and look what they are going for in the classified section/forum. hope this helps! matt

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I would definately go for it. Scramblers are rare and something worth hanging on to.

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I would do it. They are sweet. They were ahead of their time. Anyway how much is it? Click here http://www.jeephead.com/1982_cj8s.htm and see if it's on here.
DO it,

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