Jeep CJ 1972-1986 How to Build & Modify CJ-7 CJ-5 Scrambler Offroad

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Identifying the Jeep CJ series vehicles as the most popular off-road vehicles of all time may actually qualify as an understatement. They really are that popular. The CJ series arguably started after World War II with the CJ-2A being introduced to the masses, and while the early CJs have their share of enthusiasts, the largest group of enthusiasts began their love affair with the AMC-powered Jeep CJ-5s beginning in 1972. Joined by the longer-wheelbase CJ-7 models introduced in 1976, the CJ models were wildly popular through their discontinuation in 1986, when the Wrangler was introduced. These were the only models originally equipped with V-8 engines in any meaningful way. This era combined the ruggedness of the early Jeeps with some of the advancements and horsepower of a more modern era; it makes a platform that is both fun to own and to modify.

In Jeep CJ 1972-1986: How to Build & Modify, Jeep guru Michael Hanssen covers all of the systems that can be upgraded to improve your Jeeps performance. Upgrades include suspension components such as springs, shocks, and steering modifications; driveline components including differentials, transmissions, transfer cases, and axles; engine upgrades including engine swaps; wheel and tire upgrades; aftermarket accessories; armor such as skid plates and bumpers; brake upgrades; and more.

Whether you are looking to get into serious off-roading or just want to make your classic CJ a little more fun, this book will be a valuable tool in your shop or library.

Jeep CJ series vehicles are the most popular off-road vehicles of all time

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About the Author

Michael Hanssen has been living the Jeep lifestyle since he was 3 years old riding in his dads 1970 Jeep CJ-5. Years of trail riding, building, and modifying Jeeps along with following off-road Jeep racing only served to drive a hobby into obsession. In the late 1990s this obsession combined with a knack for being good with computers led to a development of, a Jeep-based website that blossomed into a full-fledged site all about Jeep life. Hundreds of articles later, the site still serves the Jeep community to provide a wealth of information on all things Jeep.

Additional Info

Additional Info

Author Michael Hanssen
Condition NEW
Date of Publication November 2017
Dimensions 8.5 x 11
Illustrations 382 color photos and charts
ISBN 9781613253427
New or Used NEW
Pages 144


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