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Michael
06-07-2013, 07:53 AM
Within the last week I have become the proud owner of a 1963 CJ5. Iím not really interested in doing a full restoration, at least not now. I bought it for $1200, and intend to use it as a utility vehicle at my second home in northern WI. Planning on using it to go into town, and short distances to my favorite trout streams and grouse trails. I could have easily purchased any vehicle for this purpose, but the Jeep has a very high cool factor, and I think certainly worth the time and money. It needs a new gas tank, lines, fuel pump, complete brake job, and a few other minor things to run, or so I am told. (I purchased the CJ from one of my employees, so Iím hopeful what he claims is in fact true, it would be in his best interest). My first step is to really make sure the engine runs, then Iíll start buying the needed parts. Iíd be interested in hearing from anyone who might be able to offer some sage advice to a newbie.

Scary Gary
06-10-2013, 09:02 AM
Pictures
Welcome

Michael
06-11-2013, 06:23 AM
So where does one start?

Scary Gary
06-14-2013, 05:21 PM
Nice
It's the same color as mine or close .
That is too cool .

1948 Cal Willys Pickup
06-15-2013, 08:21 AM
Nice it looks pretty solid.

Michael
06-18-2013, 06:16 AM
It photographs more blue than it is. It's sort of a green, but I can't determine which color it is from the samples for 1963. Do you know what color it is?

RJsCJ6
06-28-2013, 09:08 PM
Very nice, man I would be scared to sell anything to my Bose! Are. Those the original rims that came with the jeep?

Michael
07-02-2013, 08:45 AM
Very nice, man I would be scared to sell anything to my Bose! Are. Those the original rims that came with the jeep?

Rims are not original, I'll be replacing them with the smaller, original ones.

WV Outdoorsman
07-03-2013, 05:52 PM
Looks like you got a good deal to me!!! Seems to be in good solid shape!!!

WVO