The CJ-6 was produced from 1958 through 1975.
The original engine offered in the CJ-6 was the
"Hurricane" F-Head 134 I4.
The first optional engine offerred for the CJ-6 was the
Perkins 192 I4
diesel followed by the
"Dauntless" Buick 225 V6.
When AMC purchased Jeep from Kaiser, they soon made the AMC
304 available in the CJ-6.
The T-90 3 speed was the standard
transmission for the CJ-6 for many years. It's close brother,
the T-86 3 speed was used with CJ-6s
with the Dauntless V6. The T-14
replaced the T-90 and later the beefy
T-98 was an optional 4 speed for the CJ-6 until 1971 when
the T-18 became the optional 4
The CJ-6 used the Dana 18 from '58
until '71. From '72-'75 they used the
The CJ-6 was first offered with the Dana 25
until 1965. The Dana 27 replaced it and
was used until 1971. From 1972-1975, the Dana 30
was used in the CJ-6.
The Dana 44 with two piece shafts was
used in the CJ-6 until mid-1970. A Dana 44
with one piece shafts replaced it after that.
Serial Number Locations
For CJ-5s manufactured from 1955 through 1970, The vehicle serial
number is stamped on a metal plate located on the firewall, under
the hood, on the passenger side.