You took one look at this 1985 Jeep CJ7 Laredo and starting imaging
all the places you'd go, right? We know that, because we did the
same thing. With its large lifts kit for extra 4x4 prowess,
trail-ready interior, and powerful AMC motor with manual shift,
this one is big fun at an obtainable price.
This CJ reminds you of your favorite camping experience, because it truly looks just like it. The iconic grille is a silvery chrome like a calm lake on early in the morning. The gray stripes and Laredo lettering is the stream rising from the water. And it's all set against the factory-correct Ice Blue that has a deep luster like a mid-morning sky. It's a full color package that is one with nature... and that's exactly how you want your 4x4 to be. After all the large 3-inch shackle lift, solid wheels, and full-size spare hanging off of the back are there to make sure you can get as deep into the wood as you want (or even just make a milk run look like an adventure!)
Because a proper Jeep is open to the world, the interior also matches this very natural appearance. It's the kind of tan you'll find on everything from fresh-cut wood to desert sands. This is all part of a package that includes a new bikini top and roll bar covers. The front buckets are comfortable on the trail, and you'll especially appreciate the upgrade to a sturdy fabric every time you hop in with shorts on. The controls are laid out in typical Jeep fashion with a short stalk for the four-wheel drive, an upgraded B&M shifter for daily use, and both are within easy reach of the three-spoke steering wheel. And speaking of functional upgrades, the floor has been Rhino lined, which just enhances that easy sensibility that you can clean this 4x4 out with a hose after a long day in the mud.
Under the hood is Jeep's trusty 258 cubic-inch inline-six motor. This is a long-established powerplant that has proven its reliability and continues to have easy parts availability. Torquey and robust, this is the engine you want pulling through daily traffic or the worst slop Mother Nature can throw at you. The four-speed manual feeds the stock two-speed transfer case and seriously beefy axles at both ends. Tall gears and low range give it rock-crawling stability, and the deep groves of the 33-inch Gladiator tires help with the serious go-anywhere ability. But even when you're just using this locally, the power steering, front disc brakes, and an overall solid quality feeling makes this a fine friend on the pavement.
Beautifully beefy on the outside, tough on the inside, and priced within easy reach - this Jeep is a true nature-themed treasure that you can take home if you're quick enough. Call today!!!
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