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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-28-2001, 03:18 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hi everyone, i'm new on this board as of 6/17. I just wanted to show everyone a picture of what I dragged home a few weeks ago. It's a 1981 CJ-7, 151 with 4 speed,72,000 original miles, runs fantastic, rusty, but repairable, all quarters are intact, floors are great, it never had carpet and the hardtop and doors are mint, which is rare for Wisconsin. This Jeep is going to be built for mild to moderate trail riding, mostly organized events such as Jeep Jamborees, etc. I may even keep the 4 banger and just gear it accordingly.. who knows... once it's ripped apart..hmmmm since the bodies off I can do this right away... well.. you know how it goes! have a good one! Rick

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 06-28-2001, 03:24 PM
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Re: new winter project

Welcome to the board.
Looks like the Jeeps in pretty good condition. All Jeeps have character, it's just that some have more than others.
Post more pics as you get into your winter project and let us know how it's going.

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Looks like a good start for a project i have a 1980 CJ-5 with the 151, 4spd which is a pretty good motor.One thing that you wil want to do for sure living in Wis. is the heater motor up grade so that you don't freeze in the winter.

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Welcome to the froum. I hope you enjoy that CJ! It looks good, and it's nice to have another Cheesehead on the forum... even if you do live across the state.

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Looks sweet, welcome to the board. That will make a kick ass jeep. If you have any questions just ask the guys on the board. Also keep in mind that you can swap in a chevy tranny and t-case like an 465 and 205 t-case will bolt up the tranny (I believe it's the iron duke right?).
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Re: new winter project

Yep, you're right, and that's what I did.

Welcome and congrats on the new project.

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