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Universal Jeep Model CJ-3B

Factory

See CJ-3B Drawings for more dimensions.

The plate found on the passenger side of the dashboard lists maximum speeds for all gears. Reproduction plates in various styles are available from www.dataplates4u.com.

CJ-3B Dash Plate

Instrumentation

Ammeter, Heat Indicator Gauge, Speedometer, Oil Pressure Gauge, Fuel Level Gauge. The small speedometer (similar to the CJ-2A and CJ-3A) used in early models was manufactured by King-Seeley (KS). An Auto-Lite unit was used in Jeeps that registered in kilometers.

Starting as early as serial number 57348-34422 in the 1957 model year, a new larger speedometer/instrument cluster was used. Through serial number 57348-35521 it was a King-Seeley, and begining with 35522 there were Stewart-Warner (SW) units in 6 and 12-volt, and miles and kilometers.

For more details on part numbers and applications for KS and SW instruments according to serial number, see these pages of the 1962 Jeep Universal Parts List (100K JPEG):

page 77 (200K JPEG)
page 78 (120K JPEG)
page 79 (130K JPEG)
page 80 (100K JPEG).

And also on CJ3B.info, see DJ-3A (and CJ-3B) Speedometers

Compared to Other Jeeps

Vehicle specs

(From Jeep vehicles and equipment, Willys Form #W-992-5)

Technical Information Sources

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The above information comes from the Haynes manual (Jeep CJ:1949 thru 1986), the Chilton manual (Jeep: 1945 to1987), and the Kaiser Jeep Universal Service Manual (1965).

See the CJ3B Bookshelf for other useful books.

See Specs and Tech Tips on CJ3B.info, and the CJ-3B Bulletin Board for answers to questions.

JeepBook.com has a variety of original Jeep manuals and literature.

Reprints of Parts, Service and Owner's Manuals are available from Original Reproductions.

Download Parts and Service Manuals at Willys Manuals.


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