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1965 Jeep Cj 5 Buick Engine Shot

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Ray Corman’s Jeep inspired more than a few, “Why didn’t I think of that?” moments from folks who built Jeeps back in the day. His ’65 CJ-5 is powered by a ’64 Buick 300 V-8, an engine which was in the same family as the 225 V-6 found in Jeeps of the ’60s and early ’70s. Many parts interchange and with the mountings very similar, it was an easy swap. What’s more, with its aluminum heads and intake, it was a light engine for its displacement and power.