Follow our Jeep CJ8 Build for SEMA Show

Welcome to our Scrambler Build

Follow along as Freedom 4WD in Mount Holly, NC builds a CJ8 Hemi for the SEMA Show in Las Vegas. This Jeep CJ8 Scrambler will feature a Hemi 5.7 Liter engine, automatic transmission and a coil spring suspension. The CJ8 will be displayed in the Universal Motors Corporation booth as a prototype for the New CJ8 being developed.

Build Highlights

1982 Scrambler

The body will sport Chrysler Deep Water Blue with white top and decals painted by RS Custom Paint


5.7 Hemi power with 545RFE automatic transmission, 241R TC and Dana 44 JK axles front and rear


285/75R17 Nitto Ridge Grapplers with vintage steelie wheels and Tera Flex 2" Coil Spring Lift