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Old 08-07-2017, 11:29 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by sfjessy View Post
Well, we drove the Jeep and decided it needs too much TLC for a novice so we didn't get it. We are disappointed but excited that we now know we really want one. If anyone out there wants a 1980 cj5 fixer upper, it's for sale in San Francisco registered in Texas.
Sorry it didn't work put - be patient - one will show up.....

As for the death wobble - my 2 previous CJ's would usually start a little wobble when i hit the brakes in a downhill hard turn....... May help to determine if a potential purchase has those tendencies....
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