No Longer Trail Rated

No Longer Trail Rated

1977 Jeep CJ-7

..unless you’re headed to Central Ohio’s National Trail Raceway, that is.

A 575hp small-block Chevy under the hood of this rear-drive Jeep has to make this one of the most terrifying cars to appear on the pages of The short wheelbase, light weight, and minimal rollover structure will make this a scary handful to drive in anger.

Some of our readers with a drag racing background may be wondering about the wheelbase – as the NHRA has a minimum distance between the front and rear wheels for a car to run in sanctioned competition. Last we checked, the minimum is 85 inches – and the CJ-7 has around 93 inches, so this should meet the letter of the law.

This will not be particularly useful at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, unless there is a long, straight piece of road nearby…

It’s on eBay in New York for $13,500 or offer. 1977 Jeep CJ-7 red front quarter1977 Jeep CJ-7 interior 1977 Jeep CJ-7 red rear quarter

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