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Homebuilt Hitman - 1983 Jeep CJ-7

Rock Crawler
Christian Hazel
| Brand Manager, Four Wheeler
Posted July 1, 2010

David's Budget CJ

Hard Facts
Owner: David Schorege
Hometown: Parker, CO
Wheeling Experience: 8 years
Favorite Wheeling Spot: Moab, UT and Independence, CO
Vehicle: '83 CJ-7
Engine: 360 AMC V-8
Transmission: T18 four-speed
Transfer Case: Dana 20
Front Suspension: Homemade four-link with triangulated uppers, coil springs
Rear Suspension: Double-triangulated four-link with coil springs
Axles: Dana 60 (front), GM 14-bolt (rear)

Ring and Pinion: 4.10
Differentials: Welded (front and rear)
Wheels: 17x9 Allied beadlock
Tires: 40x13.50R17 Maxxis Creepy Crawler
Typical Fuel Economy: 10mpg
Other Stuff: TBI injection, full-hydro PSC steering, Warn winch, fuel cell, synthetic winch rope, rock lighting
Estimated Value: $12,000
Favorite Mod: Linked suspension
Least Favorite Mod: Manual brakes
If I Built It Again: "I'd do nothing different." (Brakes?-Ed.)

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