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Re: Buying a CJ-7 [Re: JeePete] #782941 01/25/07 09:30 PM
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Yeah, Once you're sure it's going to get you back home safely, I'd go with some good 31 or 32" mud tires and a locker for the rear. But that's just me. <img src="/forums/images/graemlins/cheers.gif" alt="" />
Kevin


"Not all who wander are lost"
86 CJ7; 258,MC2100,30/300/44,2.5" susp. lift,31s
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Re: Buying a CJ-7 [Re: zxkevinxz] #782942 01/26/07 05:03 AM
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oldgreen Offline
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I am running 35,s on my 7 with a 304 V8. It has the 1 piece rear axles. Not all 1 piece are equal. Some are rated for 32 and some for 35 ,s. The Dana 30 frt end will be fine if you are careful, by that I mean don,t put your foot in it to heavy off-road and definitly don,t gas it heavy with the front wheels cranked all the way to one side or the other. An auto trans is a bit easier on the driveline than a standard. If I didn,t allready have 7 35 BFG,s [ 4 on the jeep and 2 on the trailer plus a spare] I would prob go with 33 inch tires. You will need a gear change frt and rear or you can kiss highway travel goodbye and a rear locker of some sort is a great thing to have. Then a winch is also nice, and it never really ends.


84 CJ7 304 HEI 35 BFG,s rear dana 60 with detroit locker,Viar compressor, fibreglass body, 2 1/2 spring lift, TF999auto, Warn 8000 winch, Plus a cool little trailer on 35,s. JEEP stands for just empty every pocket
Re: Buying a CJ-7 [Re: oldgreen] #782943 01/26/07 01:21 PM
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rangermaniac Offline OP
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OK thanks guys well I know I am going to have to change all of the fluids because he said that the last time it was inspected and out of the garage was in 1998 and I was already planning on lifting it and doing some nice trimming with the sawzall. As to gears what should I be looking to get I know my dad has like 5:** in his Willys but I think that would be too much, also it isn'y going to be a road driver, maybe drive on short trips like 1 hour but more than that it will be towed.

Re: Buying a CJ-7 [Re: rangermaniac] #782944 01/31/07 05:07 PM
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Classic_City_Offroad Offline
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In regards to gears... If you plan on running 35's or higher and want it primarily for offroading go with either 4.56 or 4.88 ring and pinion. You'll also definitely want to upgrade to a one piece axle in the rear.

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