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1980 CJ7

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It was fun watching both Ryen and Vanessa Christensen pilot this '80 CJ-7 through obstacles as the couple's enthusiasm for the Jeep thing was contagious. The YJ front clip was swapped on sometime in this Jeep's past. A six-cylinder passes power to a Turbo 400 transmission and then through the twin-sticked Dana 300 and out to the front Dana 30 and rear AMC 20 both with 4.56 gears and Detroit Lockers. A 4-inch suspension lift clears the 35x12.50R15 BFG MTs mounted on 10-inch wide wheels. Since they own an upholstery shop, recovering the junkyard-sourced seats and making the bright orange bikini top was child's play.

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