1964 Jeep CJ5 with New Kaiser-Willys Steel Body

Condition Used
Body SUV
Make Jeep
Model CJ 5
Mileage 18104 mi
Fuel type Gasoline
Year 1964
Transmission Manual
Exterior Color Green
History Yes
VIN: 8305140165747

This 1964 Kaiser-Willys Jeep CJ5 has undergone a frame-off restoration, completed in 2020. It received a rebuilt engine, upgraded ignition, a new tub, new interior, and many other improvements by the time the restoration was wrapped up. This CJ5 is equipped with its original “Hurricane” 134-cu.in. inline four-cylinder engine, it was fitted with an HEI distributor for fast, reliable spark. The seller states a rebuilt one-barrel carburetor, and the wiring has been updated with new harnesses. The engine bay presents as being very clean, with paint visible on the valve cover and pushrod covers. The engine is coupled to a T-90 three-speed manual transmission, and a Twin Stick Dana 300 transfer case, with low range available in both two-wheel drive and four-wheel drive. No issues with the way the Jeep shifts. The front and rear axles came from a YJ-era Wrangler. The front axles are manually locking. the Jeep received a “new, complete steel body from Kaiser-Willys,”. The bodywork was prepped and sprayed with green bedliner material. There appear to be no areas of rust or other paint issues, per the photos. The Jeep is equipped with new custom front and rear steel bumpers. The front includes a platform for the Smittybilt X20 17,500-pound capacity electric winch. Seller states the lighting has been upgraded with LED headlamps, taillamps, and front and rear turn signals and driving lights. The rear bumper has a Class III receiver and LED backup lamps. The Jeep is equipped with a roll bar and a bikini top with no doors. Inside, the upholstery has been replaced with Saddle vinyl, which appears to be in excellent condition front and rear, per the photos. The front seats appear to have integrated lap belts in a matching color. The floor and inner fenders are coated in bedliner material that matches the seats. The lone instrument appears to have been modified with aftermarket gauges, which all in working order. The Jeep also has a modified switch panel located on the left side of the dash, with an ignition switch, auxiliary switches, the headlamp switch, a choke knob, and a 12-volt power outlet. The floors are protected with a set of black rubber mats from BFGoodrich. provided multiple photos of the undercarriage that appear to show the frame, underbody, and suspension components are all free of rust. The seller reports that the Jeep has manual steering and points the Jeep straight with no vagueness. The suspension has been upgraded with new bushings, shocks, springs, and shackles in 2020, and the seller reports no damage. He also reports that the brakes were new in 2020, and he has no issues with their operation. The Jeep is equipped with black steel wheels, mounted with General Grabber A/Ts, sized 30 x 9.5 x 15, are new and estimates have 95-percent tread life remaining.