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    Newbie- CJ8 Scrambler

    The Jeep guy that did my work so far, put a new one on, didn’t paint though. Thanks for the links
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    Newbie- CJ8 Scrambler

    Is there any recommendation for finding parts? I've looked at 4wd, rock auto and morris. Hard to find exactly what I'm looking for. Thanks
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    Newbie- CJ8 Scrambler

    Yea, looks like mine has had some banging done on it. Maybe I can start with replacing that, and then go ahead with rest of steering assembly. I will research a kit or something similar to do full repairs
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    Newbie- CJ8 Scrambler

    is the junk OEM bottom joint in the steering box itself? I'm a newbie here, don't know much... :)
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    Newbie- CJ8 Scrambler

    It definitely has good bones, hardly no rust out. Only on driver side fender well metal repairs were needed. That's what's so aggravating, it looks great, but sucks to drive.. One day would love to swap out motor to something more powerful, thought about a wiring harness now, but maybe that...
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    Newbie- CJ8 Scrambler

    Thanks for the insights. One thing I know for sure, 2 new steering boxes, same issue. It appears that the steering rod turns slightly, before the steering box engages to everything else. So it might be just 2 bad boxes, but, on the road may be exacerbated by all the other things you mention...
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    Newbie- CJ8 Scrambler

    Here are some more pics.
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    Newbie- CJ8 Scrambler

    Folks, finally got around to pursuing working on the jeep more. Here's what we've done so far, but need some help in making a daily driver. Head redone, new carburetor, brake lines and master cylinder, alternator, steering box, steering linkage, tires/wheels, shocks. Runs pretty well, but as...
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    Replacement or repair for Kayline Top

    Well, another thing that has to be repaired..... I took off the half cab soft top earlier this year, and now the weather is getting a little cooler so I decided to put the top back on. Overall it is in pretty good shape, but apparently the threads have dry rotted, all the velcro strips that...
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    Identify temperature sensor for iron duke

    I suspect my temperature sensor is bad, figured it would be a cheap replacement after already replacing thermostat. So, I ordered one from 4wd.com that indicated it would work, but it only fit the AMC 4cyl engine, not the GM Iron duke. Of course the description indicated it would. I find that...
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    Newbie- CJ8 Scrambler

    I might be the receipient of a gift from my father in law. It is a 1981 CJ8 scrambler 4 cyl, straight shift that runs OK and has new paint. My question is. Where can I find information related to what the jeep came equipped with when new. What is the original specs etc. He has had it...
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