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1981 Jeep Cj-8 Scrambler on 2040-cars

US $15,000.00
Year:1981 Mileage:110000 Color: Orange /
 Black
Location:

Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States

Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States
Transmission:Manual
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:258 6-cylinder
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: 1JCCM88E1BT079937 Year: 1981
Number of Cylinders: 6
Make: Jeep
Model: CJ
Trim: cj-8 scrambler
Options: 4-Wheel Drive, CD Player
Drive Type: 4-wheel drive
Mileage: 110,000
Exterior Color: Orange
Disability Equipped: No
Interior Color: Black
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

up for sale is my 1981 jeep cj-8 scrambler. i have owned this jeep for 13 years and did all the restoration on it myself. it has a 258 oringinal 6 cylinder. body is the oringinal steel tub, box and interior are bed linered. custom orange exterior, has a custom sound system installed. it was a minnesota truck their was a little rust before the restoration, all rust was removed and new metal installed. the alum corners and bottoms are for looks, (not hiding a thing). i have pictures of before and after the restore job. far as im concerned this jeep is not mint, but close, very nice shape. never drove it in the winter after the restoration. it gets driven on nice days and to the car shows. i challenge you to find a better one from southern MN! it has the original 4-speed manual tranni. lots of little extra goodies on it. dont have to sell, just find myself not using it as much, (do to a new harley). want it to go to a good home! I have enjoyed this for years, time for someone else to enjoy it as much as i have! CASH ONLY, NO PAY PAL!  LOCAL PICK-UP ONLY!

Contact # 507-402-2352     Thank you and good luck!

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Thu, 02 Jan 2014 13:30:00 EST

Some background: one of the more scandalous international incidents of he-said/he-said from 2012 was when Swedish magazine Teknikens Varld put the Jeep Grand Cherokee through its "moose (or elk) test" and reported that the SUV nearly rolled over. That lead to a whole lot of accusations and rebuttals: more than one website and Chrysler's own blog reported that the Jeep was overloaded; Chrysler said Teknikens printed the magazine then let Chrysler respond, Teknikens answered all of the charges in a lengthy post and said Chrysler was given a chance to comment before it went to print; when Chrysler sent investigators to oversee the test and the Jeep didn't go up on two wheels as it did in the first test, furthermore all four wheels stayed on the ground when Auto Motor und Sport tested a Grand Cherokee in the same way.
Teknikens then re-ran the test with a new vehicle and said it's been doing this test since the 1970s, uses the loading information that Chrysler provides to the Swedish motor authority and the previous Grand Cherokee passed with no problem. In the second test, the Jeep failed again, then it gave Chrysler engineers access to the car's electronics and ran the test again. In that second round the Grand Cherokee didn't repeat the lurid two-wheel action, but in eleven runs it blew out front left tire seven times. Chrysler still objects to the results of all of those tests and maintains that vehicle was safe.
The 2014 Grand Cherokee was given its shot at the gauntlet in the latest round of moose tests, and Teknikens Varld reports that it passed without any problem at all, its stability control working perfectly, controlling motion at low speeds and all the way up to 44.1 miles per hour. You can watch the video of the new test and read the press release from the magazine on the updated Grand Cherokee below.

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