While enjoying a typical, romantic Friday evening with a bottle of automatic transmission fluid, a few lit MAP torches and my 1979 Jeep Cherokee Golden Eagle’s owner’s manual, I discovered something amazing: a stain-removal table, which includes information on how to clean various fluids including “vomitus,” blood,…
The Jeep CJ-5 was in production from the mid 1950s all the way until the the early 1980s, and—along with the M38A1 military model on which it is based—marked the beginning of the end of Jeep’s “flat fender” era. Just look at those beautiful rounded front fenders.
Jeep’s Grand Wagoneer from the 1980s and early ‘90s got the nickname “woody” for its vinyl faux-wood side panels, but this awesome Willys CJ-5 is the real woody. The whole body and interior are made of real, actual wood!
Yes, this guy jumps his Jeep CJ-5 and rolls it, just not in the way you would expect him to.
Nowadays you can get a Jeep with a menagerie of toys and tech, like hill descent control, navigation systems, premium audio systems, and floormats. But way back in the days of the old-school Jeeps, the only amenity that could be advertised was "guts," and the rest of the list wasn't much longer.
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In 1973, according to their advertising, Jeep was the toughest four-letter word on wheels. This dealer promo showcases what the 1973 Jeep CJ5 had to offer to customers on- and off-road, especially off.
Want proof that old Jeeps — the original military-spec off-roader — were a work of engineering genius? Watch six soldiers drive up, hop out, tear one apart, put it back together and drive away in four minutes.
AMC may be long gone, and Fiat owns the Jeep brand nowadays, but classic AMC ads will never die!