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Kicking this idea around for a while .

Building a CJ8 for dd and tow rig , some thing fun to drive run the dunes ect.

But the main question is would a 1 ton cj8 with a 350 , full width axles ect. tow all right (load equalizing hitch) ?

Wheel base 103'' could be stretched out

Going to tow my rock buggy on a lite weight trailer guessing around 5,500 lbs,.

Maybe even look for a mech. Cumins, but have not looked into the figment of this.

I don't know maybe a wast of time but not really excited about buying a big money truck .

Thanks for reading Jeff
 

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beter build a custom boxed frame, put sway bars, etc on it... that drivetrain (350 gasser) should be fine though
 

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beter build a custom boxed frame, put sway bars, etc on it... that drivetrain (350 gasser) should be fine though
probly do a Suburban frame and glass body ,or like said 2x4 box frame.

I think I will be able to talk myself out of this when I start pricing and the realistic time frame to compete .


Jeff
 

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won't a CJ8 tub drop on a J 20 frame?
 

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I'm aborting this Idea ,to much work for the end result .
If anything like this maybe a 1 ton Blazer .
 
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