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1978 4x Door Jeep Wagon : 258 6cylinder 4.2litre R/H Australia


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This 1978 4x Door Jeep Wagon : 258 6cylinder 4.2litre is a Classic ready to be your next beach truck, overnight getaway wagon, or classic club showcasing.


Great Summer Wagon & Surfers Beach Truck

Fold down the back seats and you’ve got room for a double mattress!!


See full specs:



Current registration until Dec 2017.

It also has brand New Tyres $1600 installed recently.


Jeep Cherokee

258 6cylinder 4.2litre

5x speed gear box right hand drive

New Rocket Cover Gaskets

Rebuilt Holley

New large radiator (3x coil)

New water pump

New tyres (4) $1600

Has 90% original fittings : knobs, handles, switches etc

Motor runs fine!!!


Ready to Drive It Needs: (approx. $3k)

Needs front rotors & pads / brakes

Needs new rear diff drum to drum

Needs temp gauge sender

Needs heater / fan


Classic : 20yrs

Antique: 45years

Vintage: <1930


This wagon could also be the perfect restoration project. Needs body work. Exact same model restored values up at $50k-$60k.


In 1978 Jeep established an Australian operation in the Brisbane suburb of Salisbury in 1978 to import both CJ and Cherokee models, the latter undergoing in-house right-hand drive conversion prior to hitting local showrooms.


Dana 44 model axles were used both in the front and the rear at least through 1979. Brake hardware was mostly General Motors equipment, with disc brakes up front (optional on earlier models) and drum brakes in the rear.


All Cherokees had semi-elliptical leaf springs in the front and rear.


The Cherokee was marketed in left and right hand drive countries (such as the UK and Australia). Main production of the Cherokee was in Toledo, Ohio.


Cherokees were briefly assembled in Brisbane, Australia from 1981, although their heavy fuel consumption and high cost in comparison with Japanese four-wheel drive vehicles made them uncompetitive in that market. The Australian arm of Jeep was denied permission to assemble the upcoming compact XJ model under the Button car plan, and all Cherokee assembly was discontinued in Australia by 1986, two years after the model name had been supplanted in the U.S. by the XJ.


This Jeep is being sold as is, where is, feel free to Enquiry within.


This offer comes with (2) large boxes of spare parts valued at $2k. And (4) New Tyres valued at $1.6k.


Thanks for your interest.

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