Price: US $19,800.00 Item location: Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Jeep
  • Model: Cherokee
  • Year:1978
  • Mileage:55
  • VIN:J8A18NZ137993
  • Color:Burnt Orange
  • Number of cylinders:8
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Drive type: AWD
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Vehicle Title: Clean
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1978 Jeep Cherokee

Listed is my 1978 Jeep Wagoneer/Cherokee 4 Door AMC 401 6.6L Engine 4-door with excellent original details and low 55k original miles and clean title located in Portland, OR. This is the most sought after years and engines for FSJ Cherokees/Wagoneers because it's the last year with the razor grille and the original Burnt Orange/Red paint. Almost everything is to the original spec except for upgraded EFI system. It starts up everytime. I added a period correct Pioneer tape player that I had rebuilt with a new belt and to speakers in the doors.
I bought this Jeep 3 years ago from the original owner who kept it in a garage its entire life. I have done a ton of work to it and have and will include all the receipts for all the work that has been done. Unfortunately life changes and I have to let this go. Only known issues that I haven’t had time to fix are the dash light. All other lights/blinkers/dome lights are in working order.
The exterior paint/chrome is great original condition with some minor imperfections. The red is almost a burnt orange in the sun, a truly perfect complimentary color for being in the woods. There a few small rust spots and some nicks and chips but I'd say it's nearly impossible to find a 41 year old car with original paint this good. The interior is also in incredible original condition, I swapped in grand wagoneer powered bucket seats for comfort but I have the original tan bench seat that I will include with truck, there is a small tear on the drivers side of the bench but otherwise in great condition.
Here is a list of the work that has been done:
Rebuilt Original AMC 401 added Sniper EFI and new intake manifold.Rebuilt Original Quadatrac Rebuilt Power Steering boxRebuilt original leaf springs and added a leaf to make the ride-height closer to original.4 New shocksAdded rear disk brakes and new brake linesRebuilt front drum brakesCleaned and resealed original gas tankNew batteryNew starterNew alternatorRebuilt original radiator and new hosesNew upper and lower ball jointsNew drag linkNew tierodNew fan clutchNew temperature gaugeRebuilt front and rear differentialsAdded a catalytic converter to pass Oregon EmissionsAdded a 1970's Rebuilt Pioneer Tape deck and SpeakersAdded Grand Wagoneer powered seats but comes with original bench as well.
Please message with any questions!