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What does CJ, YJ, etc stand for?

Discussion in 'General Jeep Discussion' started by Adam39601, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. Dec 5, 2017 at 11:54 AM
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    Adam39601

    Adam39601 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Always wondered what does the cj, yj an so on mean
     
  2. Dec 5, 2017 at 12:01 PM
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    Prerunner1982

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    CJ= Civilian Jeep
    XJ = eXperimental Jeep
    DJ (Mail Jeep) = Dispatch Jeep
    FC = Forward Control
    FJ = Fleet Jeep
    C101/C104 = Commando

    There may be a few others I forgot that actually mean something but the 2 letter designations stopped having meanings long ago.
     
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  3. Dec 5, 2017 at 12:13 PM
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    aggrex

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    YJ=Yuppie Jeep, Your Jeep
    TJ=True Jeep, Toy Jeep
    JK=Jeep King
     
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  4. Dec 5, 2017 at 1:20 PM
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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.
    JK = Just kidding.
     
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