SUPERCLEAN RESTORED, CJ5 RENEGADE, 304 AMC V8, MANUAL, LIFT ON 33"S, PWR STEER!
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 Renegade 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 dark green paint looks great and offers an upscale look even with those black rubber fender flares, and shines up well when you hose it off after a day of fun in the sun. Gold "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 tubular chrome bumpers and asymmetrical mirrors surely help with the CJ's no-nonsense demeanor, and there are a diamond-plate reinforcements on the rockers and corners for extreme work. 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. And for some extra off-road cred, it's got a winch up front and six powerful KC lights to really light up the trail.
The tan 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 are carpeted, so it has an upscale feel that many other Jeeps lack. A locking center console provides some security in the soft-top Jeep, and someone has invested quite a bit of cash in things like a new steering wheel, trick pedals, and a stainless steel dash. For entertainment, it includes an AM/FM/CD stereo head unit and a combination of OEM and aftermarket gauges. This CJ also includes a full convertible top with side curtains and soft doors so you don't have to stop having fun when the weather turns.
Inside that very nicely finished engine bay, you'll find a highly 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 quite 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. A modest lift, heavy-duty shocks, and familiar aluminum wheels with 33x12.50-15 BFGoodrich radials round out its list of off-roading hardware.
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!
AM/FM Radio, CD Changer, Defrost, Manual Convertible Top, Cloth Interior, Heat, Front Disc Brakes, Power Steering, Seatbelts
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- Engine Size
- 304 V8
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- Fuel Specification
- Body Color
- Forest Green
- Body Style
- 55,558 (Unknown)
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- Seat Material
- Shifter Type
- Center Console
Estimated Monthly Payment
Based on 20% down over 96 months