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1983 Jeep CJ5 CJ 258 4.2L Howell Fuel Injection EFI NO RESERVE Fiberglass Body

1983 Jeep CJ CJ5

Make: Jeep
Model: CJ
SubModel: CJ5
Type: Convertible
Trim: CJ5
Year: 1983
Mileage: 101,757
VIN: 1JCCM85A7DT055792
Color: Green
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual T-176 4 Speed
Drive type: 4WD
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Fuel Injection, Power Steering
mp3 Player, 4-Wheel Drive, Convertible

Description for Jeep CJ 1983

Up for auction is my 1983 Jeep CJ5. It has a clear NC title and I have it in hand. From the history I have gathered about this Jeep. it was rebuilt around 2001. The previous owner (that I purchased it from) acquired this as a payment of a debt from a business partner. He traveled with work and since around 2005 it was stored at his sisters house in Raleigh. NC. It has seen very limited use over the past 10 years. Estimated less than 5. 00 miles since rebuild. In the summer of 2013 the shift fork in the transmission broke and it was left parked until I purchased it in November 2014. When I received it was non-running and had electrical issues. I have since repaired the transmission. gone through the electrical system and brought all maintenance current. I drive it 4-5 times a week now and it always cranks right up. It runs great and is a blast to run errands around town in. Top speed seem to be around 45-55. I have not driven it on the interstate but the previous owner said he used to drive it to the beach. It does drive like a Jeep though. The exhaust is loud. the ride is stiff. and the steering does have some play. It has been Prewired for a trailer pigtail and a tow bar is included in the sale. It is set to up to flat tow. Hook to your truck and tow it home. I can also deliver within 200 hundred miles of my house for $1 per mile one way. Contact me for details. Below I have tried to describe it the best of my ability. I know there are things I'm forgetting. This is a NO RESERVE auction. Please contact me for questions austinbowling@me. com or text me at 2052181282BODYThe body is a Fiberglass Tub with a fiberglass 1-Piece Tilt Front Hood. the body is in great shape with only normal wear for the estimated age. EXTERIOR4-New 33 x 12. 50 ProComp X-Terrain mounted on Chrome 15" Wheels. The bumpers are a heavy duty Warn. with shackle mounts. The suspension is around 2"-3" lift with upgraded military wrapped leaf springs. All exterior lights work as they should. The Soft top. soft doors and hardware are in excellent condition. No rips. tears. etc. INTERIOR The Front Seats are high back Bestop buckets with shoulder harness seat belts. the back seat(not pictured) is a matching fold and tumble. There are no rips or tears. All dash lights and turn signals work as they should. The speedometer doesn't seem accurate. The OEM fuel and temp gauges do not work. I did install a mechanical temp gauge. The radio is modern with inputs for your current mp3 music. There is no heat or air. After the rebuild. the previous owner never reinstalled the heater box. The dash knobs. nbsp;blower motor wiring harness are there. and the tub has pre-drilled holes for the heater box. It would be easy to finish the install. I have been driving it around in 30 degree weather. and with the heat from the motor it doesn't feel to cold inside the Jeep. ENGINEThe engine is a 4. 2L 258 from a 1988 Jeep Wrangler. It has been bored . 030. Casting Block #EF3235444. Howell Electronic Fuel Injection. This works great. especially on these cold mornings. D. U. I. Performance Distributor. The engine runs excellent and has plenty of power. Automatic electric fan. All wiring has been completely replaced with a Painless wiring harness. True headers come off the engine to dual exhaust. Transmission The transmission is the original OE transmission. Since I have replaced the shift forks it shifts perfect. The clutch feels tight. 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Rev T-176 3. 52 2. 27 1. 46 1. 00 3. 52 The T-176 is a medium duty Ford transmissions manufactured by Tremec in Mexico. They have an aluminum case with the casting number 2604203. This transmissions has a 1 1/8" 10 spline input shaft and a 23 spine output shaft. These transmissions use the standard bolt pattern used by Ford transmissions. The T-176 was used in CJs from 1980-1986. Transfer Case is a Dana 300. super easy to shift. Front Axle is a Dana 30 with 2. 72 gears. Disc Brakes. Rear Axle is a AMC 20 with 2. 73 gears. The CJs used the wide track AMC 20 from '82-'86. All AMC 20s have a 8 7/8" R&P and use a 29 spline shafts. A two piece shaft/hub design and 5 on 5. 5" wheel bolt pattern was used. After 1978. a 10x1. 75" drum was used. Wheel to wheel is 54. 5”.