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HomeAutoHunterAutoHunter Spotlight: Custom 1983 Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler with Dana 44 axles

AutoHunter Spotlight: Custom 1983 Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler with Dana 44 axles

This Jeep completed the Rubicon Trail twice and now it’s up for auction

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The AutoHunter Spotlight for today is on a custom-built 1983 Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler powered by a fuel-injected 4.2-liter inline-6 paired with a 5-speed manual gearbox and 2-speed Dana 300 transfer case with ARB lockers. Upgrades and improvements include a lift-kit, new Mandrel bent exhaust system, disc brake conversion, power steering, custom cage, body armor, Warn winch, custom fuel tank, on-board air and much more.

Click the buttons on the photo below to learn more about the Jeep.

Finished in white, the body comes with both the original fiberglass half-cab hardtop and the black Bestop soft top. You’ll find custom steel armor covering the rear corners and a Metal Cloak stubby bumper and tube bumper in the front and rear.

The interior is fitted with a 60/40 front bench and Smittybilt tumble-&-fold rear bench covered in gray cloth and protected by a custom full roll cage with integrated Rock Hard 4×4 Ultimate Sport cage.

The 258cid 4.2-liter inline-6 engine with Mopar Performance electronic fuel injection, a BBK Performance Power Plus 62mm throttle body and cold air intake is paired to an NV4500 5-speed manual gearbox and a 2-speed Dana 300 transfer case.

Under the Jeep, Dana 44 front and rear axles are equipped with ARB lockers.

Odometer shows 126,469 miles, which the seller notes are accurate.

The auction ends March 11 at 2:30 p.m. MST.

Visit this vehicle’s AutoHunter listing to find further information and gallery of photos.

Racheal Colbert
An experienced writer and editor, Racheal brings her enthusiasm for collector cars to her role as the Content Manager of the Collector Car Network. Former Content Writer and Marketing Manager in the tech and publishing industry, Racheal brings a fresh perspective to the Journal and the automotive world.

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