1980 Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler

1981 Jeep CJ Scrambler

Technical specifications of Jeep CJ 1981

Price: -
Condition: Used
Item location: Hartford, Wisconsin, United States
Make: Jeep
Model: CJ
Trim: Scrambler
Year: 1981
Mileage: 180,000
VIN: 1jccm88e1ct029055
Color: Burgundy
Engine size: 360 AMC
Number of cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: 4WD
Interior color: Black
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Options: 4-Wheel Drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

1981 Jeep Scrambler for sale NOT a 1980. It will not accept my VIN for some reason. I bought this car February 2016 and it was not running. The car has since been returned to Great running condition. All work was done by a professional 4 wheel drive shop who does a lot of work on Jeeps (75 miles from my house). They love the car and I have done everything they have recommended of me to have done. They have re-built the entire front end with heavy duty parts and I have the receipts for everything they did and parts they used. The condition of the engine has been a big question since we bought the car but the 4 wheel drive shop told me he has built several AMC 360 engines and this one is the strongest running engine he has ever seen. However, the oil pressure reads low at idle when it is warm outside in my opinion. The paint is a 6 of 10 because that's how we like it. The body is an 8.5 out of 10. Rust is minor but includes surface rust to the under body and it is rusted through in some spots where the 4 corners of the role bar meet the bed. This can be fixed easily if you wish to do so. The car has been a southern car its entire life to my knowledge until I bought it and it has never seen snow to my knowledge. I have never needed to use the 4 wheel drive but the 4 wheel drive shop says it is in excellent condition. It has lock out hubs on the front wheels. Several anti-theft upgrades have been made. The car goes down the express way straight and as fast as you would ever want to go. The only things I can think of that don't work is the horn (which is going to minor) and the cabin heat is not connected. Sale includes hard top, hard doors, bimini top and its track.
Other upgrades include:
New small lockbox in drivers area
New dual USB charging station installed on dash
New wind shield
360 AMC V8 from a 1985 Jeep Grand Wagoneer (mileage unknown)
Transmission is a 400 turbo automatic
4 New 36" Super Swamper Tires
New Holly Carb with auto choke
New belts
New Coolant hoses
New Thermostat and gasket
Included in sale but not in photos is a new back seat and stainless lockbox that have been installed but are not currently in the car
5 new U-joints
New Brake Line to Rear
Rebuilt master cylinder
Rebuilt Starter
All new rear brake components including but not limited to new shoes and drums
2 wiper arms
2 wiper blades
Every Fluid in the car has been changed including differentials
All fluids that can be are of Synthetic Royal Purple Brand
2 new brake wheel cylinders in rear
New wind shield washer pump
Misc Bulbs including new headlights
New Spark Plugs
New wires
New Negative battery cable
New K&N filter
New valve cover gaskets
New hood latches and hinges
New rear axle vent line
New Speedometer Cable
New Posi-Trac Differential
New power steering pump
New alternator
Gas tank was dropped and checked for corrosion (none)
New sending unit in gas tank
New rubber hoses for gas tank
2 New custom made drive shafts
New Vacuum line to distributor
4 New Rough Country shocks
All new front brake components (I believe are chevy 1-ton brakes)(have all receipts)
New Headman headers that are showing surface rust and I do not have the receipts for
New rear cabin Bulkhead (fiberglass)
I still love this car and wish things in my life were going differently. Everyone loves driving in it, seeing it and hearing it. My loss is your gain. Please feel free to ask any questions. I have a crap ton of money in this car and I am firm on the price. To build any cj and end up with a jeep like this would cost WAY MORE than what I am asking. Thanks for your interest.

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