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Unread 02-05-2010, 04:43 PM   #211
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Rear disc brake brackets arrived today from Ruff Stuff Specialties (a JF vendor). Impressed by the fast shipping, 3 days from Cali to Florida Uses '75 Chevy K20 rotors and calipers.









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Unread 02-05-2010, 05:36 PM   #212
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looks great keep up the good work
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Unread 02-11-2010, 02:13 PM   #213
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looks great keep up the good work
Thanks....
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Unread 02-11-2010, 02:22 PM   #214
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Started working on fuel delivery. Ran the original steel fuel line and put new rubber hose and a filter at the pump. Had some old stainless steel wrap and put it on to help keep it from rubbing on anything. Checked the tank and it had alot of rust in it. Cleaned it out and found a small hole. Started to clean that up to fix it and found several other spots that need repair, going to scrap the tank and get a new one.



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Unread 02-17-2010, 03:41 PM   #215
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Front bumper is almost done, cut down the original rear bumper that I screwed up the cuts. Need to add mounting brackets and weld the winch plate to it. A friend may have some angle iron to use, gotta check it out, if not I'll use 1/4" plate.
















This winch is probably overkill, but should work

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Unread 02-17-2010, 03:50 PM   #216
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man you have got to have one BIG *** welder for 1" thick tabs...
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Unread 02-17-2010, 04:45 PM   #217
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Lincoln AC 225 then purdy it up with mig
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Unread 02-17-2010, 06:24 PM   #218
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your comeing along so fast it wont be long..the ruff stuff brackets look sweet,as well as the bumper..
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Unread 02-19-2010, 03:24 PM   #219
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A couple more pics...

Back side of the D ring mounts



Had to see it with the front end on

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Unread 02-20-2010, 05:14 PM   #220
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A little progress today...

Winch plate and fairlead mount



Stitch welded on



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Unread 02-20-2010, 07:29 PM   #221
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looking good jkl after useing my winch a lot yesterday i just remembered today it didnt have that angle brace we talked about,but i looked at it and it dont look like it moved,,thankfully..
i was also wondering about my weld thru shackle pins because the tubeing in the front is only 1/8 inch thick,but it had no worries either,,yet,haha
if you would have widened that trail for me i wouldnt have had any problems
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Unread 02-21-2010, 08:32 AM   #222
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Yesterday I looked at a lot of designs before making this one, there are many without it.
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Unread 02-26-2010, 02:22 PM   #223
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Worked a little more on the bumper today, going to wait to do the fairlead mount till I get a winch. Might add two light tabs. Also found a toolbox that had been put up that I'm going to mount behind the rear seat. Needs to be cleaned up and painted.


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Unread 03-09-2010, 06:16 PM   #224
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Haven't had much time to work on the Jeep lately. Worked some overtime, got sick, and been looking into opening another business (Jeep related )

Ordered some chrome block hugger headers and they arrived today.

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Unread 03-09-2010, 08:19 PM   #225
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Is that bumper weighted to keep you from catching air at highway speed?
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Well no (why would it) :confused:
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Because I think your fender flares could easily pass for wings
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