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Unread 07-26-2012, 10:33 AM   #1
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1987 Jeep Wrangler Restoration/Build

About three years ago around my 14th birthday me and my dad drove and picked up a 1987 Yellow Jeep Wrangler equipped with a new 4" Pro comp lift, new 33x12.5 R 15 BFG A/Ts on Pro comp 1069 series polished wheels, new inline6, new brakes, new lights, "new" paint, stock axles, rebuilt tranny, flow-master exhaust, full doors, and a hardtop. We bought the jeep for 4500 thinking it didnt need much work and would make a great first car, here it is when we bought it

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Unread 07-26-2012, 10:38 AM   #2
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here is how she sits currently
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Unread 07-26-2012, 10:47 AM   #3
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At first the jeep went to my uncles shop to be stored until i could drive it, we pulled it off the trailer into his garage and as soon as he saw the paint he took a key down the side and said "now i have to paint it," and there starts my build.. My uncle being a professional painter couldn't stand the quality of the paint the previous owner did out of his garage.. He a couple months later started the body work on my jeep.. lets just say she needed alot of work
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Unread 07-26-2012, 10:50 AM   #4
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We ended up not being able to salvage the drivers side fender, so it got replaced.. also all the grey is just a skim coat, the jeep doesnt actually have any body filler in it.. in this picture its ready for primer
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Unread 07-26-2012, 10:51 AM   #5
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primed:
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Unread 07-26-2012, 10:57 AM   #6
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and a little while later, paint! BRIGHT yellow
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Unread 07-26-2012, 11:05 AM   #7
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Lots of putting back together and painting in the interior.. carpet, new racing seats, new rear seat, new harnesses, 6x9 fosgates in the rear, 4x6s in the front jvc headunit..
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Unread 07-26-2012, 11:11 AM   #8
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Unread 07-26-2012, 11:18 AM   #9
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Also have bushwacker flares (line-xd), brand new supertop with tinted windows, and psc ricochet rockers that just need installed after i finish undercoating this weekend..
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Unread 07-27-2012, 12:27 PM   #10
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New Steering Stabilizer came in today, new skyjacker 9000 series
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Unread 07-27-2012, 06:36 PM   #11
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Steps and Bushwacker Flares all Line-x'd.. like $500 later
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