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Repair Manuals for a 1978 CJ5

Discussion in 'Jeep CJ' started by TomTwo, Feb 5, 2017.

  1. Feb 5, 2017 at 8:34 AM
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    TomTwo

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    Bill
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    1978 JC5 Renegade Levis
    None, bought it new in 1978. Her name is Sara.
    Where can I find real good Manuals for my Jeep.
     
  2. Feb 5, 2017 at 9:18 AM
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    OFFGRID

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    Howell fuel injection, header, HEI distributor, TH350, NP208, SOA lift with YJ springs in the front & GW springs in the Rear. AMC20 with G2 1 piece chromos trussed, Dana 30 with G2 chromos and 760x ujoints and MM Stainless Hubs, Geared 4.56. Tom Woods shafts, Metal cloaks, Caged, 37" Toyo MTs.
    For a quick reference and know how on most things I like Haynes or Chiltons manuals (prefer Haynes).

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  3. Feb 5, 2017 at 9:19 AM
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    OFFGRID

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    Howell fuel injection, header, HEI distributor, TH350, NP208, SOA lift with YJ springs in the front & GW springs in the Rear. AMC20 with G2 1 piece chromos trussed, Dana 30 with G2 chromos and 760x ujoints and MM Stainless Hubs, Geared 4.56. Tom Woods shafts, Metal cloaks, Caged, 37" Toyo MTs.
  4. Feb 5, 2017 at 11:44 AM
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    TomTwo

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    None, bought it new in 1978. Her name is Sara.
    I have Haynes and Chiltons already looking for something deeper. I would love to have a factory manual but my OCD would want to thumb through it first before buying it. Anybody know an online location with PDF?
     
  5. Jan 24, 2018 at 8:13 AM
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    304 V8 Renegade with 4" lift, LSD front and rear, 3.73 pushing 33x12.5 duratracs.

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