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    Update: I watched a few videos and did some...

    Update: I watched a few videos and did some playing around with the leaf springs and the leaf spring shackles. The fit is VERY tight, but I was able to get the OEM greaseable leaf spring shackle to...
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    Thanks for the tips! I ordered new pivot bolts...

    Thanks for the tips! I ordered new pivot bolts and new shackles. The left hand thread shackles showed up, but not the right hand thread (which is annoying). I called Rough Country and they said it...
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    Rough Country 2.5" Lift Advice

    Hey guys,

    So, I'm looking into a new suspension for my '55 CJ5 restoration project, since my original leaf springs were rusted and broken and my shocks have been blown since probably 1972. I have...
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    Engine Swap Preparations CJ5! Need advice!

    Hey guys,

    So, after speaking with a friend, it occurred to me that I should get my new engine mounts welded in prior to priming and painting my frame (I am totally new to all of this). I have a...
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    Thanks guys! I have a lot of options to consider!...

    Thanks guys! I have a lot of options to consider! I don't have the original seats or mounts unfortunately, so I will end up buying or fabricating mounts in some capacity. I'll be stealing the engine...
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    Those look great! Those are the type of seat that...

    Those look great! Those are the type of seat that I'm looking for! The CJ5 has a tool box under the passenger seat and the fuel tank under the drivers seat, so I'm wondering how I would get seats...
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    Upgrading seats in '55 CJ5

    Hi all,

    I'm wondering if anyone has found a good option for putting new seats in a '55 CJ5. I would like something with a high back preferably to have some neck support. I have done some google...
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    Thanks, I'll check out the other threads. I...

    Thanks, I'll check out the other threads. I appreciate the recommendation!
  9. Thread: Frame Paint?

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    Frame Paint?

    Hello all,

    I am entirely new to any sort of auto restoration. I bought my great grandfather's 1955 CJ5, and I have been attempting to rescue it and bring it back to driving and usable condition. I...
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