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1979 Jeep



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1979 Jeep



Engine Size
304 CI
3 Speed Manual
31,384 (Unknown)
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Check out the search results for "Jeep" on our webpage and you'll find that the original 4x4 is as popular as ever. You'll also discover that they don't sit around in the showroom very long, selling almost as quickly as we can list them. So with that in mind, get your phone ready because this 1979 Jeep CJ5 is about to become the latest addition to the "SOLD" page.

A lot of off-road enthusiasts prefer the shorter, more nimble CJ5, which many regard as the purest of the late-model Jeeps. However, this one is so pretty you might have second thoughts about plunging into the dirt with it. The white paint looks great and offers great contrast with the black rubber fender flares, and shines up well when you hose it off after a day of fun in the sun. Silver "Renegade" graphics are more subtle than many vehicles (particularly Jeeps) of this vintage, and the whole vehicle has a kind of quiet strength to it that's hard to quantify. The simple chrome bumpers and asymmetrical mirrors surely help with the CJ's no-nonsense demeanor, and there's a color-matched trailer hitch out back that makes it practical, too. It doesn't' appear that it was ever one of those rust bucket Jeeps from up north, showing straight, well-finished bodywork in all the critical areas. This is a really clean Jeep.

The gray interior is a smart choice for a vehicle that will be spending a lot of time out in the sun. Fresh vinyl seat covers are durable and weather-resistant, so keeping it clean will be the least of your worries, and it appears that the floors have been covered in durable textured material so you don't have to worry about trapped moisture. A locking center console provides some security in the soft-top Jeep items like the tilt steering column, roll bar, and even the shifter boot have all been color-matched to the bodywork. A shiny chrome instrument panel highlights the newer AIWA AM/FM/CD stereo and original gauges that are so nice they have to have been rebuilt, right? This CJ also includes a full gray convertible top with side curtains and soft doors so you don't have to stop having fun when the weather turns.

Inside that bright white engine bay, you'll find a very well detailed 304 cubic inch AMC V8 engine, which makes this lightweight CJ a little bit of a muscle car. With a few chrome dress-up items and bright corporate blue paint on the block itself, it looks fantastic, and given how clean the inner fenders, firewall, and hood are, it's unlikely that this Jeep has ventured off-road since it was completed. It's backed by a 3-speed manual transmission and 2-speed transfer case which, obviously, drives all four wheels. Long-tube headers stretch outside the frame and dump into side pipes which sound incredible, giving this clean Jeep more than a little attitude. It's quite clean underneath, not detailed for show, but with everything in order and plenty of evidence of careful ownership, and the undercoating means that it's all but impervious to the elements you'll find in the rough. Familiar chrome wheels are a favorite among the off-road crowd and they carry recent 31x10.50-15 Goodyear Wrangler radials.

Don't take my word for it, look for yourself: nice Jeeps just don't last long on the open market. This one offers V8 power and a great look, so it'll surely join the sold inventory in short order. Call today!

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  • AM/FM Radio
  • CD Player
  • Defrost
  • Front Disc Brakes
  • Heat
  • Manual Convertible Top
  • Power Steering
  • Seatbelts (Front)
  • Tilt Wheel
  • Vinyl Interior
  • Four Wheel Drive
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