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View Poll Results: What to do with Jeep CJ-10a tug #2
Extend or swap to FSJ LWB frame, swap in V-8 = Tow Rig 7 17.07%
Tube rear end, install Rockcrawler hood, keep diesel driveline, and build a buggy. 9 21.95%
Swap in a selectable t-case (which I already have) and drive it as-is (diesel = ~25mpg) 12 29.27%
Build up a daily-driver type rig for my daughters to eventually drive. 1 2.44%
Sell it complete for $100,000 <insert_Dr._Evil_image_here/>. 2 4.88%
Part it out, keeping some key parts for my offroad '10a. 0 0%
Let it sit and collect dust for a while (until I decide the "right" plan). 4 9.76%
Buy an airplane so I can use it as originally intended (I don't know jack about flying/planes). 6 14.63%
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Old April 6th, 2007, 04:44 PM   #41
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...put a bed on it, drop a cummins in it and a 6 speed manual, and dana 60's with 37 inch tires. coilovers and air shocks with a longarm setup. then give it to me for my birthday.
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whats the rush to chop up a limited production vehicle?
Thanks for the input, Sybil. :tonka:


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Sell it . Spend the time saved with your family and working out the bugs of the current tug. Put aside some of the money in savings, spend the rest on other part-out vehicles, a waste veggie oil conversion, and tires more proportionate to the size of the wheel openings.
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i agree with that . you know the connections to sell it for more money than most people probably could, and there are always improvements to make to a current wheeler. I would think a custom cage setup on your trail-rig on that would look sweet, and some bumper to protect that front end, and maybe even add a winch. That would make recovery easy if you every go out by yourself...probably still have some money left. That is what I would do
Valid points guys, although I think the 34" tires are just about a perfect fit with the stock front springs and NT Waggy front axle. The photo below shows the fit a little better. The one I posted earlier in the thread shows the suspension droop.

I still may consider selling it (I had 3 people ready to buy the complete vehicle when I posted it for sale a couple months ago). My wife gave me the blessing to keep it, though, after I ran through a pros/cons list of keeping vs. selling. It's a little hard to let go of a Jeep that is so rare & rust-free. It's actually cleaner than my trail rig '10a (and that's 99% rust-free).

BTW, a nice custom front bumper is already in the plan for my offroad '10a, as is a cage (longer-term, perhaps). I'll probably look at a winch down the road, but it'll be a while.

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Old April 6th, 2007, 05:12 PM   #42
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just call me multiple mims. "I CUT MY WRIST, LOOKIT THE BLOOD!!"
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Old April 10th, 2007, 05:00 PM   #43
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Option 1 may be the route I go. I just bought an '83 Wagoneer (FSJ) with an essentially rust-free frame.

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Old March 9th, 2012, 03:39 PM   #44
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Another pickup (Wagoneer frame/axles & homemade bed):


I know ths is bringing a thread back from the dead but where did you get this picture? I now own this CJ-10. The PO destroyed it for I think about 7 years before I got it
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Old March 11th, 2012, 03:04 PM   #45
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Another pickup (Wagoneer frame/axles & homemade bed):


I know ths is bringing a thread back from the dead but where did you get this picture? I now own this CJ-10. The PO destroyed it for I think about 7 years before I got it
A friend of mine (the guy who started cj-8.com, and who owns GR8TOPS) posted it on cj-8.com years ago. Congrats on the purchase. It looks like a cool vehicle.

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Old March 11th, 2012, 04:09 PM   #46
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Old March 11th, 2012, 07:49 PM   #47
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Im sure this has been covered but to avoid reading through an entire thread where you want people to just tell you how great you are I'll just say it anyways.... get it about 90s and then part it out or sell it. I know how you love doing this so it should be a no brainer. Im about to puck up an XJ, ready to part your daughters out yet??
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