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I put the postal jeep dj5 web site together because I
have always liked the postal jeep dj5. There is a good chance you may
still see some in rural areas, there are not too many on
the road anymore. If you are lucky, you might be able to pick up a
used one at a good price. Please browse through
this web site to learn about the postal jeep dj5 and the history behind the
postal jeep dj5. I update the web site often, so check back soon!
The Postal/Dispatch Jeep was made
in two simple models, the DJ-3A (seen to the right) and the DJ-5.
The DJ-3A was a flat fender Jeep similar to the CJ-3A except it was
two wheel drive. It was produced from 1956 until 1965.
came to life in 1965 and is which is the one most people are
familiar with today. They also produced a longer version from 1965
until 1968, the DJ-6. The DJ-5 was made by Jeep into the early 1970s
and production continued under AM General for many years.
What a great concept! A CJ3B to
deliver the mail. This may have been a turning point in the process
of creating the DJ3A, the first two-wheel drive version of the Jeep
and the first postal jeep dj5.
In 1976 models remained
reliable and repair was simple for the DJ-5E "Electruck" version. It
weighed nearly twice that of a gas powered jeep, thanks to the hefty
- DJ-3A (1955-64): Four cylinder L-head, three
- DJ-5 (1965-67): Four cylinder L-head, three
- DJ-5A (1968-70): Chevy four cylinder,
- DJ-5B (1970-72): AMC 232 I-6, B-W T-35 three
- DJ-5C (1973-74): AMC 232 I-6, T-35 or M-11
- DJ-5D (1975-76): AMC 232 I-6, 727 TorqueFlite
- DJ-5F (1977-78): AMC 232 I-6, or 258 I-6,
- DJ-5G (1979): Audi 121 four cylinder, 904
- DJ-5L (1982): Chevy or Buick 151 four cylinder,
Chrysler 904 transmission
- CJ-8 (1984): Used in Alaska only 258 I-6,
Chrysler 999 transmission
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