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Jeep CJ7 4.2 L I6 1980

General description : Mileage : 57236
Interior Color : BLACK
Exterior Color : BLUE
VIN : J0M93EB051446
Transmission Description : 3-Speed Manual
Doors : 2

Description : Gateway Classic Cars Houston Showroom is pleased to offer custom 1980 Jeep CJ-7. This CJ-7 is like few you've seen! After undergoing a thorough restoration this classic Jeep is practically new, with the most noticeable aspect being its Audi Sepang Blue Kevlar paint. The Kevlar paint is fully capable of withstanding a hard ride off-road and looks great rolling down the highway. This CJ-7 is powered by its rebuilt 258 CID I6, which was completed by S&S Auto. Backing the torquey 258 is a T150 3-Speed manual transmission, which was also rebuilt at the same time as the engine. Altogether, there's about 9K miles on the rebuilt drivetrain, according to its owner. Additional features and options include quite a laundry list:

AM/FM/CD head unit in center console
Focal Speakers
Alpine PDQ amplifier
Centerforce Dual Clutch
Custom Built Roll Cage
Borla Header & Exhaust
TuffStuff Brake Booster Kit
Delta Headlights
Wide Trac CJ Axles
Howell Fuel-Injection Kit
Stainless Steel body kit
Radiator overflow tank
Moog upper and lower ball joints
Bilstein offroad gas shocks
SSBC slotted rotor rear brake kit
Stainless Steel Spectra Fuel Tank
Crown Automotive Power Steering Pump
4" Moore Lift kit
Detroit True Trac Limited Slip Differential
Dana 30 rear end
OEM Steering Column
Custom one-piece axle Kit
Currie Heavy Duty Steering System
Genright Aluminum Fender Flare Kit
Aluminum Radiator
Power Brakes and Power Steering
Tilt Steering Column

The Jeep also features a Smittybilt X20 10,000lb capacity winch, and rides on beefy 35" Wrangler MTR radials, which wrap its 17" XD Crank wheels. Moving onto the inside of the Jeep you will find the seats have been nicely upholstered with minimal wear. The Jeep even has a bonus back seat for the rest of the family to enjoy the offroad adventures you'll want to have in this unique CJ7. Give our Houston showroom a call, or send us an email today!

1980 Jeep CJ7 4.2 L I6 is listed for sale on ClassicDigest in Houston by Gateway Classic Cars - Houston for $33000.


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Car type : Car Make : Jeep Model : CJ7 Model Version : 4.2 L I6 Engine size : 4.2 Model Year : 1980 Location : Houston Vehicle Registration : Undefined

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About Jeep
The history of Jeep is a tale of rugged innovation and an iconic journey from its roots as a military workhorse to its various civilian versions, including American competitors to the Range Rover.

The Birth of the Jeep:
The Jeep story began during World War II when the U.S. Army put out a call for a small, versatile, four-wheel-drive vehicle. Several American automakers responded, but the Willys-Overland company, along with its partner Ford, ultimately won the contract. The result was the Willys MB, an agile and tough vehicle that quickly earned the nickname "Jeep." The name's origin is a subject of some debate, but it's believed to have been derived from the military phonetic alphabet's "GP" designation, which stood for "General Purpose" or "Government Purpose."

World War II Service:
Jeeps became the backbone of the American military, serving in various roles from reconnaissance to medical transport. Their durability, four-wheel-drive capability, and ease of maintenance made them invaluable during the war. They were used in all theaters of the conflict and left an indelible mark on military history.

Post-War Transition:
After World War II, many surplus military Jeeps found their way into civilian hands, and their utility became evident beyond the battlefield. Recognizing this potential, Willys-Overland began producing the CJ (Civilian Jeep) series, starting with the CJ-2A in 1945. These early civilian Jeeps retained their military roots but were adapted for farm, ranch, and off-road use. They soon gained popularity among outdoor enthusiasts and those in need of a rugged, capable vehicle.

The Jeep Brand Expands:
Over the decades, the Jeep brand continued to evolve, introducing a wide range of models to cater to different consumer needs. The Jeep Wagoneer, introduced in 1963, was one of the earliest luxury SUVs and a competitor to the Range Rover, offering four-wheel drive and a comfortable ride.

The Jeep Cherokee, introduced in 1974, was a pioneering compact SUV that combined off-road capability with on-road comfort. Its success laid the foundation for the modern SUV segment.

In 1984, Jeep introduced the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which further advanced the brand's presence in the luxury SUV market. The Grand Cherokee was designed to deliver a refined driving experience without sacrificing its off-road prowess.

Jeep Wrangler, which evolved from the CJ series, has remained a steadfast symbol of off-road capability and rugged adventure. The Wrangler has garnered a devoted following of enthusiasts who appreciate its simplicity and go-anywhere attitude.

Jeep Renegade, Jeep Compass, and Jeep Gladiator are examples of modern Jeep models that cater to a wide range of consumer preferences and market segments.

American Competitors to the Range Rover:
While Jeep has produced various models to compete in the luxury SUV market, including the Grand Cherokee, they have also faced competition from American automakers like Cadillac and Lincoln, which have introduced their own luxury SUVs to compete with the Range Rover. These vehicles offer a blend of comfort, technology, and off-road capability, making them alternatives to the Range Rover for American consumers.

In conclusion, the history of Jeep is a story of adaptability and innovation, with the brand transitioning from its military origins to become a symbol of rugged individualism and adventure. Jeep's ability to blend off-road capability with on-road comfort has made it a respected and iconic American brand in the world of 4x4 vehicles.