JeepRod – 1950 Jeep CJ-3A

This custom CJ-3A is a project that was worked on for well over a year. Using a bunch of Omix-ADA, Rugged Ridge, and Alloy USA parts, as well as some custom fabrication – the build finally came to completion just before the SEMA Show in 2012.

Project Details

Year 1950
Make Jeep
Model CJ-3A
Completed 2012

–Omix-ADA fenders stretched 8”
–Omix grill
–Omix “WILLYS” branded tailgate
–Original windshield frame chopped 12” and 1” added to opening to accommodate bigger glass
–All Omix lights
–Original headlamp bucket assemblies
–Aluminum tub
–Omix stainless steel front OE style bumper shortened
–Omix stainless steel OE style rear bumperettes
–Omix side view mirror
–72-75 CJ-5 frame, boxed and fitted with custom cross members
–Custom tubular trans mount
–Custom motor mounts
–Independent front suspension with adjustable coilovers
–Parallel 4 link rear with adjustable coilovers on custom mounts
–Custom rear track bar and mounts
–103” wheelbase
–Manual rack and pinion steering
–Under dash master cylinder and booster
–4 piston front brake calipers
–Disc brakes on rear
–All hand bent stainless steel brake lines with braided stainless hoses
–5.7 Hemi form 2008 Dodge Ram
–426 Hemi intake
–6.1 Hemi fuel rail and injectors
–6.4 Hemi front accessories and oil pan
– 224 / 228 @ .50” lift Cam
–High Flow Electric Fuel Pump
–15 Gallon Aluminum Fuel Cell
–Custom Headers with Gibson Sand Rail Mufflers
–Custom Aluminum Radiator
–Omix Dipstick handles and oil filler cap
–Built 545RFE from 2008 Dodge truck
–3000 Stall
–Dana 44 from 72-75 CJ-5
– Limited slip
–Precision Gear 4.10 Ring and Pinion, and rebuild kit
–Alloy USA replacement shafts
–Alloy USA diff cover
–Front: 26 x 4.5 / 17 M&H Racemaster tires on 17 x 4 Aluminum Wheels
–Rear: 28 x 12.50 / 15 M&H Racemaster tires on 15 x 12 American Racing Outlaws
–Omix OE style CJ-3A seats
–Omix Leather wrapped steering wheel re-wrapped in brown leather
–Omix glove box door and grab handle
–Stainless steering column
–Custom Aluminum Console

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