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Unread 01-04-2011, 10:03 AM   #1
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83 CJ8 On Frame Rebuild

OK Close to finished
Started out with a stock 83 CJ8, little to no rust, 151ci Straight 4, T4 Transmission, Dana 300 T-Case, and Dana 20 Rear.

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Unread 01-04-2011, 10:08 AM   #2
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Step 1 Install new Chevy 350ci Small Block
Crate Engine with all the tin, fuel and water pumps, intake manifold and carb, MSD ignition.
Brackets from Junk Yard, others from different sources.
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Unread 01-04-2011, 10:09 AM   #3
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Step 2 All new brakes.
If you can go fast you need to be able to stop faster.
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Unread 01-04-2011, 10:12 AM   #4
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Step 3 Primer
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Unread 01-04-2011, 10:15 AM   #5
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Step 4 New AX-15 Transmission and Rebuild T-Case
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Unread 01-04-2011, 10:23 AM   #6
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Step 5:
Paint
New SS Brake Lines,
New Fuel Tank
New SS Fuel Line
New Springs
New Shocks
New Seats
New Tailgate
New Soft Top
New Credit Card
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Unread 01-04-2011, 10:33 AM   #7
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Since then added Nice Douglas Fir Bumpers
As of now The rundown is:

1983 CJ8
350ci Chevy SB
Asian Warner AX-15 5-Speed
Dana 300 T-Case
3.54 AMC-20 Rear with Superior one piece upgrade
31x10.5 R-15 ProComp AT Extreme
Bestop Supertop
Bestop 2 Piece Doors
SS Nerf Bars
Rugged Ridge Heavy Duty Steering Links
New 2-1/2" Spring Lift
NEw Daystar Neoprene Bushing Kit
Skyjacker shocks
ORV Steering Stabilizer
Plastic 15 Gal Gas Tank & Sender
New SS Brake Lines
New 3/8" SS Fuel Line
Tuffy Security Console
Bestop Cloth Seats
Grant Steering Wheel (Walnut)
Custom Built Mahogany & Kentucky Coffee Tailgate
Full inside painted with Hurkuliner
Outside with Mil Spec WW2/Korea era paint
allot of Kentrol SS
New Factory Style Fender Flares
1 gal blood
20 gal sweat
one really big smile
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Unread 01-04-2011, 02:15 PM   #8
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Great job! What's next on the list?
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'92 YJ 6cyl 4.0, 33x12.5 BFG ATs on Mickey Thompsons 15x8, estimated 4in lift, Winch, KC lights & some other goodies.
RIP baby brother. "Chopper" Charlie Burke 5/2/82 - 6/22/05...Only the great die young.
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