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79 cj7

Discussion in 'Jeeps' started by peconicwaters, Feb 1, 2009.

  1. peconicwaters

    peconicwaters Junior Member
    from L.I N.Y
    Messages: 24

    I don't know much about jeeps but i recently found one that may be a good project. It is very rusty and needs a new tub,gas tank,and the back of the frame is pretty rusty.And that is some of the obvious stuff.It runs really good and seems to drive decent.It also comes with a meyer 7' plow that needs work.He wants $600 and is firm on the price.All the work I can do myself just not sure what it is worth.
     
  2. redoak

    redoak Junior Member
    Messages: 27

    Cj 7

    I plowed with an '85 CJ Western 7' plow for 6 or 7 years and the breakdowns were continuous and frustrating. The carbureted 258 engine was a crap shoot to start in cold weather and stalled constantly. The plow pump would freeze up on a regular basis. Last year I got rid of the whole outfit and bought a '97 TJ and a new Hiiniker poly 7' plow. its the best thing I ever did.
     
  3. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,548

    Dont bother with it, if the frame is rusted in the back the rest of it aint far behind.
     
  4. cj5fun

    cj5fun Junior Member
    Messages: 12

    cj5fun

    If the jeep has a good hard top and doors, and enough other good parts it would be worth draggin home. It may make a good parts jeep. But as for as a project I agree with the Plowmeister its too far gone.
     
  5. peconicwaters

    peconicwaters Junior Member
    from L.I N.Y
    Messages: 24

    Thanks guys,I was thinking the same thing.I guess I will keep looking