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1979 CJ-5 Silver Anniversary Restoration

The 1979 Jeep CJ-5 Special Silver Anniversary Edition "The Silver" is the rarest AMC CJ-5 ever produced and one of the rarest Jeeps of all time. (79silver.com)

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Jeep produced the Silver Anniversary in 1979 to honor the 25th Anniversary of the CJ-5. The color was based on the Renegade package and painted Quicksilver Metallic (8C) – this was the only CJ ever painted this color. Other Jeeps could be painted Silver Metallic, but not Quicksilver Metallic. 

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All Silvers came standard with Quicksilver Metallic paint, Renegade hood lettering, chrome wheels (15x8 without center caps), black soft top, black rocker trim (not chrome or bright aluminum) and a special Silver Anniversary spare tire cover. 

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On the interior, Silver had special low-back black bucket seats with silver buttons (front and rear) to match the Quicksilver Metallic paint, center console, black floor and wheelhouse carpeting, rally clock, tach and special glovebox badge. 

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Commemorative badge

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