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Unread 12-29-2012, 07:12 PM   #1
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Moose's jeep build

So, it's takin me awhile but it's finally time to do my jeep build!

The history behind the 96:

Its your basic stock jeep when it was owned by my sister.

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Now this is the way I got it after my sister owned it...

Its got a brand new transmission in it, brand new starter, alternator, tires, and a tune up!

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Unread 12-29-2012, 08:17 PM   #2
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Cross Member

The old cross member
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Popping out the rivets
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Old cross member removed
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All the metal straightened out
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The finished cross member
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Unread 12-29-2012, 08:17 PM   #3
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Sorry about the huge pics yall!
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Unread 12-30-2012, 11:12 AM   #4
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Dang, looks like a fun repair job, how close are you to getting it done??
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Unread 12-30-2012, 07:28 PM   #5
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I've been done with it for awhile just haven't had time to finish the build, but yeah among other things it was a fun job!
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Unread 12-30-2012, 08:00 PM   #6
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Fender Repair

The old fender
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After it was removed
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Not the best pic of the new fender but it's the only one I could find
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Unread 12-30-2012, 08:15 PM   #7
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CV Joint Replacement

The view of the axle and knuckle after the old cv joint was taken out
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The new to me cv joint from the JY
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Front view after the swap!
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Unread 12-30-2012, 08:31 PM   #8
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Front End and Light Repair

The new header panel
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After the grille and header panel was replaced
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Passenger side lights done!
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Front end complete!!
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Thought about adding the stock bumper on but never did.
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Unread 12-30-2012, 08:36 PM   #9
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The Final Touches

New tires
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That rim on the front passenger side was replaced
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Unread 12-30-2012, 08:41 PM   #10
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Haulin the Christmas Tree

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Very Moderate Wheeling Behind Work

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Unread 12-30-2012, 09:15 PM   #11
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Blacked Out Grille

After a couple coats of krylon
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Finale product!
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Unread 12-31-2012, 07:56 AM   #12
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Picked up some new rotors and brake pads for the front end
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Unread 12-31-2012, 08:09 AM   #13
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Not to sound like a know it all dick but, Those axel shafts you replaced were U joint axles not CV's. U joints are stronger though so good find
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Unread 12-31-2012, 08:29 AM   #14
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Not to sound like a know it all dick but, Those axel shafts you replaced were U joint axles not CV's. U joints are stronger though so good find
No worries man, I'm still in that learning process of knowing what everything is so your good!
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Unread 12-31-2012, 01:57 PM   #15
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Well its lookin good so far id say its come a pretty long ways. Ive always likes the red/black combo.
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