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Unread 06-06-2013, 03:22 PM   #16
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Mine came with a weber ____ carb that I never had problems with. My dad was able to tweek and tune it as needed and he was not a car/jeep buff.

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Unread 06-07-2013, 05:29 AM   #17
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Yesterday I was able to get a few things done and get a better look at what work needs to be done...

I started off by changing the oil in preparation of initial start up. I love how I didn't need to jack the car up to get to the oil pan plug, and the location of the oil filter is super easy to get to. I was able to offer do it so quick I felt like I missed a step.. Lol

As you can see I go with all amsoil fluids, some of you might not be fans others disciples. I believe in the benefits so I use it...





6 quarts is alot of oil, I'm used to little four bangers...





It was hard as hell to get the old filter off after 10 years but fortunately I had the proper socket....



I left it one quart short so just before the first start up ill add the final quart, this way I'll have some oil in the head.

Remember the acorns in the air filter tray..... Well I found where it was living....





I decided to tackle the interior so we can get a better look at what needs to be welded up on the floor.









So here's the rust folks, it's pretty much what I expected. Let me get your thoughts on it.



















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Unread 06-07-2013, 06:00 AM   #18
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Could be worst.... How is your welding skills? They sell full floor pan replacements for the fronts.
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Impact Orange LJ - DD...sitting low, flat bottomed, fully armored and locked on 35s


Looking for a set of dana 30 shafts for a TJ or XJ, stock and good condition. PM me if you have a set and willing to ship or are in LA.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 06:44 AM   #19
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My friend is very good at welding.... I was on the quadratic website trying to determine what sections I need.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 07:52 AM   #20
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Dayriesw - who makes full replacements? I have only been able to find sections to splice in. I would much rather drop in a whole new floor and be done with it.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 09:17 AM   #21
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Dayriesw - who makes full replacements? I have only been able to find sections to splice in. I would much rather drop in a whole new floor and be done with it.
I meant replacements for each. Sorry for the confusion.
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Looking for a set of dana 30 shafts for a TJ or XJ, stock and good condition. PM me if you have a set and willing to ship or are in LA.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 09:24 AM   #22
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Awesome!!!
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Unread 06-07-2013, 09:34 AM   #23
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These guys have all sorts of good replacement body parts: https://www.classicent.com/
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Unread 06-07-2013, 12:10 PM   #24
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I had a problem with critters also. They decided to make a nest in the Muffler!. Had to drop and change the exhaust.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 12:38 PM   #25
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Very good quality it looks... Hope you guys are looking forward to start up attempt number one tomorrow.
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Unread 06-07-2013, 01:01 PM   #26
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Am I better off making my own front supports under the floor, so I can make it stronger then Oem?
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Unread 06-07-2013, 10:17 PM   #27
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Am I better off making my own front supports under the floor, so I can make it stronger then Oem?
You mean the supports that the seats bolt into?
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Unread 06-07-2013, 10:28 PM   #28
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Yep those ones
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Unread 06-08-2013, 08:39 PM   #29
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Today was a very event full day. I was able to get the old girl running and actually drove it for the first time in 10 years.... It was having a few idling problems which is to be expected. Me and my buddy took part of the carb apart and cleaned out the tubes with carb cleaner and some wire. After this it smoothed out alot. I figure as with most cars a few heating cooling cycles will help bring stability to it.... Now pictures videos to follow!!!

Oh I nearly forgot, new floor panels have been ordered and are on there way.

Battery in place and spark plugs in....





Once we got it running we took it for an off road experience lol

http://static.photobucket.com/player...ps497ba6b5.mp4













More videos to come!!

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Unread 06-08-2013, 09:42 PM   #30
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Here you go two more videos, first is of the start up attempt, and second is my buddy driving her around.

http://static.photobucket.com/player...ps5e33f7be.mp4

http://static.photobucket.com/player...ps8e48cbdc.mp4
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