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Unread 07-01-2011, 06:53 PM   #16
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Paint looks very good.

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Unread 07-02-2011, 04:32 PM   #17
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New frame, glass, and mirror. Also installed the new dash plate and cleaned up some wiring. Who wires with duct tape? Installed the new led tail lights, I like how clean they look.
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Unread 07-02-2011, 04:35 PM   #18
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I'll have to resize the pic format in my camera for next time.
all-camera-pics-494.jpg   all-camera-pics-499.jpg   all-camera-pics-497.jpg  
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Unread 07-11-2011, 09:57 PM   #19
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I dropped the tank, it's dry rotted at mid level. Also discovered the cross member is pretty thin now, lost about 5lbs or rust from using the impact.

I'll also be looking for a new skid plate, so let me know of any good ones (good direct fit).
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Unread 07-12-2011, 02:57 AM   #20
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I ordered the Fabtech Skid Plate yesterday. I saw this thread, and the pics at the end sealed the deal for me.

...or are you talking about the gas tank skid plate?

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Unread 07-12-2011, 03:14 AM   #21
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man, i wish i have 5% of the fab skills you have. nice work!
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Unread 07-12-2011, 08:13 PM   #22
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A little more progress. reassembled the dash and windshield frame.






Bright as running really bright when breaking, going to put backup lights in the bumper when i make it.
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Unread 07-12-2011, 08:25 PM   #23
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I built this front bumper for my last yj, thinking about doing it again for this one. What do you think?




And BTW i did mean tank skid, thanks though. All input is appreciated
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Unread 07-13-2011, 12:15 AM   #24
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Quote:
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And BTW i did mean tank skid, thanks though. All input is appreciated
In a couple weeks I'm gong to have a Warrior Products Gas Tank Skid installed on my jeep.
I'll try to remember to PM you about it. It would be sooner but I'm overseas and my buddy is working on my rig.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 10:20 AM   #25
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Sounds good, there's not much left of mine. Swiss cheese and a pile of rust, i'm looking in to a half sheet of steel. Let me know how solid it is



Wish I could fab a new tank. It's hard to tell but these are stress cracks, probably from coming down on a log or something.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 10:48 AM   #26
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looks good man, i want to get a old trail rig like that
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Unread 07-16-2011, 10:46 PM   #27
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Wait til you see what i've got to fix now. I knew it was there, just didn't realize how severe until i poked at it even harder. I'll post some pics later.
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Unread 07-17-2011, 07:34 PM   #28
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Another frame repair,i knew it was there but never expected bondo in the frame. Thought i had a few more years before i had to tackle this project.

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Unread 07-17-2011, 07:37 PM   #29
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Thinking about switching to this project for awhile.
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