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Tuxedo Park Registry

Discussion in 'Early Jeep Restoration and Research' started by Nowherenothing, Sep 11, 2019.

  1. Oct 9, 2023
    Keys5a

    Keys5a Sponsor

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    Unfortunately, the MKlll Tuxes didn’t have any separate serial numbers to separate them from other CJ5’s. Color and special trim are the only ways to document them.
    -Donny
     
  2. Oct 9, 2023
    Keys5a

    Keys5a Sponsor

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    I’m expecting the blue is a light, almost “Carolina Blue” shade? This would be Sierra Blue, paint code 222. Paint stripped may reveal decent chrome, protected by your green paint.
    -Donny
     
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  3. Oct 9, 2023
    Rich Cain

    Rich Cain Member

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    Yes Sierra blue.
    Somewhat similar to Corvette Nassau blue.
     
  4. Oct 22, 2023
    Jpluvr1

    Jpluvr1 New Member

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    Yep, has all the Tuxedo Park goodies except tag light on the tailgate and steering wheel. (but still has the bracket holes). Chrome hinges, windshield latch, front bumper, tie downs, etc...
     
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  5. Oct 25, 2023
    Wilesbd

    Wilesbd New Member

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  6. Nov 5, 2023
    Mark Zanoni

    Mark Zanoni New Member

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  7. Nov 5, 2023
    Beach66Bum

    Beach66Bum 1966 Tuxedo Park Mark IV 2024 Sponsor

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    This one will clean up nicely IMHO. It’s better than a lot I have seen. Get rid of the rhino liner, those hideous bumpers would be first on my list. For Tux owners, those chrome bumpers are now being reproduced (Jeepster Man)
    The harder part will be finding the drop down rear license plate holder.
    Interesting what the previous owner did with the hood footman loop though! Relocated the tall front one back??? Very odd! And missing the short (I see no holes, so they were filled in when repainted)
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  8. Nov 5, 2023
    W2SNO

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    Am I the only one seeing a Warn Overdrive and a PTO that has both Front and Rear Output?
     
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  9. Jan 12, 2024
    T. M.

    T. M. Rubicon or bust!

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    Bought mine very recently. It's a '67 CJ5A with a Dauntless 225, 3 on the floor, overdrive, 2-stick transfer case, and the front/rear PTO. It used to have a hardtop and doors but when the previous owner acquired it they were too far gone to be saved. It has a '74 Warn 8274 on the front that needs work. The winch does drive out, just not back in. With the exception of the reverse lights, everything works as it should. It's quite a fun vehicle with the 3 on the floor, and can keep up on the highways with the overdrive, although going 65mph does increase my chances of spontaneous liquification as I learn why modern cars have disk brakes...

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  10. Mar 1, 2024
    T. M.

    T. M. Rubicon or bust!

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    Update: The serial is 16246, which (I think) puts it as a Feb. 1966 build date. I'll be trying to identify the whole drivetrain soon, but it seems from online research and calculations to have a T86 and 4.88 gears in the axles.
     
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  11. May 25, 2024 at 8:43 AM
    DROnteora

    DROnteora New Member

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    I have a Mark IV Tuxedo Park which is in original condition (repainted years ago in original white color). Will post more photos once it is out of the garage for this season.
     
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