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1975 Jeep CJ-5Review
Miltsgarage writes:
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Totally Impractical But A Blast To Drive. — It takes significant upper body strength to manipulate the manual steering with 33" tires. The short wheel base makes it extremely bouncy and a bit twitchy at speeds over 60 mph. The dual exhaust is loud and obnoxious. The 4 barrel carburetur is complete overkill on the 304 v8 engine. I LOVE THIS THING!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: Starts right up every time, Bouncy but fun.  I love going to the auto part store on weekends in it.

Cons: It's a 36 year old jeep!  What do you expect?

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1975 Jeep CJ-5Review
Jon writes:

It's Paid For! — FUN, FUN, FUN. They don't build them like this anymore. Simple enough for me to work on and tough enough to outperform many of todays Jeep wannabe's! This vehicle will be part of the family for a long time to come.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: It's a Legend.  It's a Jeep!

Cons: If your scared of mud, rocks,snow, you don't need a Jeep like this.

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1975 Jeep CJ-5Review
Federico writes:

... — the funiest thing to drive! 232 AMC, T18, D44 limited rear, D44 Front, disc brakes, hidraulic steering, brakes and clutch, YJ leafsprings, SOA, reverse schakles, still it needs a lot of work, a major paintjob required and I want a new carb!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Pros: gearbox, axles and verywell build, I love it!

Cons: lack of power

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1980 Jeep CJ-5 Reviews

Loads Of Fun By DavidWSlowikowski

You can go anywhere in this CJ and looks great with its new paint job! It's have a super strong 304 8 cylinder dual carb engine with a 3-speed. Also has new seats, gauges, lights, repainted bumpers,... Read More

Its One Of The Best Toys To Have By Bryce

the acceleration is pretty fast, its got a built straight 6, its lifted 9in and has 40in boggers. its not really built for the road but its awsome to drive in the mud. the axels r stock so we have to ... Read More

1979 Jeep CJ-5 Reviews

Cj5 By Christopher

Whats to be said? It was a fiberglass CJ5 with a small block out of a wrecked 85 Corvette. It had the potential to wheelie-over backward because the departure angle would let it. Had to get rid of it ... Read More

Fun! By Jeff

If you like convertibles, mud, and climbing straight up mountains this is the vehicle for you. It has an AMC 304 V8 engine. 6 inch lift, 35 inch tires, posi-traction front and rear. Read More

1978 Jeep CJ-5 Reviews

Awesome! By Tanner

JEEP- Just Empty Every Pocket- haha this is so true. Jeeps are expensive because you want to do everything you can to make it better with upgrades! But who cares, its a jeep! I love my jeep. It is t... Read More

I Loved It By Timothy

I loved it cause it surprised me everytime i took it out on the trails. Did more than I expected. Went up and down rough terrain with no problems. Disliked that up steep inclines carb would cut out... Read More

1977 Jeep CJ-5 Reviews

Fun To Drive By Edward

good capable off road has the torquy 258 straight six tops out at only 55mph and only gets 12 mpg but is fun to drive. had it at randolph with a cople of buddys woth 38s and it went were ever they di... Read More

1976 Jeep CJ-5 Reviews

Mail Jeep By jfwjr117

Good work truck It was purchased in Homosassa Fl. My wife drove it for two years with out a problem. I took it off the road when it got a transmission leak to rebuild it. Replaced every thing on this... Read More

A Lil Tight Between The Seat And Steering Wheel By Chuck

old and strong straight six 3 speed everything still works i drive it daily steering box does have some play and the drum brakes make it feel like an older car but its great to drive glad i found it Read More

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