Engine:360 AMC V8 JEEP
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Black
Number of Cylinders: 8
Drive Type: 4x4
Options: 4-Wheel Drive, CD Player
Exterior Color: Red
East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
For sale is my 1983 JEEP CJ7, this jeep has been fully restored!!! CJ7 was completely restored less hen two years ago restoration only has 1,451 miles. This vehicle has NO RUST anywhere!!! was not off-road NEVER and did not see the snow, just sits in my garage and every once in a while I go for a nice cruise with it. I have over 17k invested, the body is 100% straight was in excellent condition before restoration, some modifications was 3 inch body lift when frame off for restoration, suspension has all been renewed with heavy duty parts or replacement original, has all new heavy duty shocks and absorbers, springs, all tie rods and gearbox are all either new or rebuilt, u-joints, drive shafts all like new. The drivetrain is also all new engine is an AMC original 360 crate engine V8 which is very rare and expensive with eddlebrock carbs, transmission is a 4 speed manual (upgraded from 3 speed original). The rear end was all rebuilt with new gears seals and axles. Jeep has custom exhaust its very nice and loud it goes with the jeep excellent, The CJ7 body style is so desired because of its size and all the possibilities, this one has been modernized to go out with all jeeps from this era and it would keep up with them not only in looks but performance it has ridiculous torque, I have never beaten her up I just have too much invested I feel its too nice, but she has all the right equipment to have fun. Has basically new 35inch tires all the way around, brakes and all other maintenance items are up to date including oil change. Jeep comes with lots of extras I do have a full top, with doors in case you want to use it in inclement weather all is in excellent condition, interior and seats like everything else is like new, has a new sound system, floor is bare has all been lined with proper non slip coating. Has seating for 5, rear seats folds forward to use back as a pickup up truck does have full tailgate. Everything has been redone its ready to be used, needs nothing im just selling so I can have my garage space back and let someone else enjoy it. Clean title in hand and good inspection sticker!!! These jeeps are rare especially with the equipment this one has, this is a NO RESERVE auction highest bidder gets it, just remember all questions and inspections must be asked before bidding, There is a $300 deposit due 24hrs after the auction, and full payment is due within 3 days after the auction, if you need extra time or would like to make arrangements please email me before bidding. Thanks
It seems that the software problems with the nine-speed automatic gearbox in the Jeep Cherokee continue to mount. The programming already caused multiple development delays and even postponed the Cherokee's market launch by roughly two months. Now, Jeep has issued another recalibration to hopefully assuage unhappy drivers.
According to Automotive News, this reflash for the allegedly jerky transmission covers over 100,000 Cherokees built before May 5, but it's not technically a recall. If owners are having problems and complain to the dealer, they get the new software. Otherwise, they continue with the current version. New vehicles on dealer lots also receive the latest revision to the programming. It takes only around five minutes to install, but technicians need to take the Cherokee on a test drive to adapt the gearbox to the changes.
The Cherokee's transmission software has been problematic practically since the beginning. The Jeep plant in Toledo, OH, briefly idled its second-shift workers last year to take care of the issue. Since the launch issues for the crossover, demand has been strong. Jeep added another 1,000 temporary workers to the Toledo factory to keep up, and sales were on par with the Wrangler in just its first two months.
The long-awaited baby Jeep is getting closer to production, as evidenced by these spy photos. Previously, the only images of the so-called Jeepster saw it wearing a Fiat 500L body (see below), while this new batch of photos show hefty amounts of camouflage. How is that better? Well, it's very likely there's a production body hiding under all that cladding.
While picking out styling details is virtually impossible thanks to all the camo, as our spies point out, this gives us a very sound idea of the Jeepster's final size. It's small, although we'd argue that it's only slightly smaller than the current Jeep Patriot, based on the images of the newest Jeep sitting in front of an Alfa Romeo Giulietta.
As we reported previously, this little bambino will be built on a Fiat platform, but the styling should be uniquely Jeep - likely to include a somewhat vertical seven-slat grille and round headlights. We can expect to see a production Jeepster, if that ends up being the actual name (Latitude has been rumored, although as that's traditionally a trim level, we imagine there'd be some confusion), when it debuts at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.
Consumer Reports has released its 2014 Car Brand Report Cards, with Lexus again reigning at the top and doing so with the same industry-topping score of 79 that it registered in last year's Report Cards. This year, the institute credited its lineup for being "usually quiet, comfortable, and fuel-efficient," noting it's the only brand on the list "to achieve an excellent average overall reliability score." The Car Brand Report Cars list is meant to rank the best all-around vehicles based on CR testing and reliability results tallied by subscribers it surveyed. Each brand included must have sufficient test and reliability data for at least three models, a standard which left out 11 marques including Fiat, Jaguar, Land Rover and Porsche.
This 2014 Brand Report Cars edition is the first of a new format in which sub-brands have been broken out from their parent brands, with Acura using this year to move up the leaderboard into second place with a score of 75 for its "reliable, well-finished and somewhat sporty models." The top three was rounded out by Audi, climbing from eighth to third by scoring a 74 for "well-crafted interiors, nice handling and good gas mileage." Audi scored highest in the road-test portion, its improved reliability aiding its rise. The top nine was completed by Subaru, Toyota, Mazda, Honda, Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz.
Ford and Jeep weighed in at the other end of the rankings, Jeep taking the lowest overall score in the road tests and hampered by "a mix of spotty reliability." Ford was sunk by reliability issues with its MyFord Touch infotainment system which consumers found troublesome enough to negate its cars earning "solid test scores" for being "very nice to drive." Perhaps the rumored switch from Microsoft to Blackberry's QNX for the next generation SYNC will help them out. Cadillac's score also took a hit for infotainment reasons after it was the leading US brand last year, the CUE system in the XTS dragging Cadillac to the bottom of all General Motors brands.