WELL-BUILT SCRAMBLER, 350 VORTEC V8 SWAP, T-18 4-SPEED, LIFT, FRONT DISCS, PS!!
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1983 Jeep CJ
Truth be told, there's a little bit of off-roader in all of us. So what's your pleasure? Hill climbing? Rock crawling? Mud bogging? Jumping gullies? Or just cruising the backroads? This handsome 1983 Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler 4x4 has all the tools to get the job done. Seriously, this beast can do it all. And on top of that, it is absolutely beautiful.
Let's face it, no matter what the vehicle, few color combinations approach black-on-black in terms of eye appeal and overall popularity. The stealth black paint job on this road warrior has retained its luster quite well and still shines as brightly as it should. The silver Scrambler decal package is new and perfectly accentuates the appearance. Exterior upgrades are punctuated by chrome bumpers, as well as a full soft top and doors. This battle-ready Jeep is knee-deep in rubber, shod with 33X12.50R15 tires that utilize an aggressive off-road tread mounted on M/T bullet-style wheels. Sitting just a little higher than stock height gives this Jeep a bit of an imposing stance without taking it to the extreme.
The inside of this ultimate SUV looks just as good as the outside. Form-fitting black vinyl bucket seats provide relative comfort in even the roughest terrain. Other interior features are highlighted by a diamond-plate shifter cover and lock box console. Standard instrumentation keeps the driver abreast of his vehicle's vital statistics. Both the floors and bed have been spray-lined to protect them from the elements and maintain the rugged good looks of this unique off-road machine. You'll feel right at home as you're covering ground in this heavy duty machine. So strap yourself in and get ready to feel the power!
A quick survey of the engine bay and undercarriage reveal that a significant investment has been made in the running gear to ensure dependability. The original straight six has been swapped out in favor of a Chevrolet 350 Vortec motor. Make no mistake about it, the Chevy small block that powers this machine is more than up to the task. Fired by an MSD distributor and high performance wires, it has been outfitted with an aluminum intake and Rochester carburetor. Here you have the perfect balance of brute horsepower, relentless torque and long term reliability. You'd be hard pressed to find a more worthy motor combination for this application. Another compelling component of the drive train is the Borg-Warner T-18 four speed transmission. Revered by off-roaders as one of the best transmissions ever produced, the tough-as-nails T-18 is a steadfast favorite among enthusiasts when choosing a gear box for climbing the steepest inclines and negotiating the most treacherous landscape. It's the transmission they all want! Of course, the transfer case, differentials, and all of the other 4x4 and suspension parts have been well-maintained and are in good working order. The ever-popular manual locking hubs are employed on the front.
This Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler has a lot going for it. It is equally at home on the highway or in the wilderness. This a truly fun ride that can easily double as both regular transportation and an over-the-top recreational machine. Not many vehicles can pull that off as easily as this one. Call today!