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post #121 of 130 Old 07-26-2017, 03:50 AM Thread Starter
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My garage is free of my furniture. I will be able to continue my project.




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post #122 of 130 Old 07-27-2017, 05:52 PM Thread Starter
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Today I started to strip the paint from the grid of my jeep. From the purple color it turned blue and finally its original color ... orange.




Under the praint I found this stiker


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post #123 of 130 Old 07-30-2017, 07:00 AM Thread Starter
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Liquid stripper is good for furniture but for metal jobs I will go with the sandblast. I plan to make the grid the wings and the hood using a gun like this. For the tub I would see later.


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post #124 of 130 Old 07-30-2017, 11:36 AM
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This is an awesome thread! An electric jeep... oh yeah lol! I cannot wait to see the final product!
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post #125 of 130 Old 08-01-2017, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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I bought sand at the store yesterday for my sandbalst. It was wet so useless.

This morning my wife and I went boating. We stopped on a beach for dinner and saw the most beautiful sand. I bring back some to my house and put it in my sandblast.

The result ... Super and free ...






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post #126 of 130 Old 08-11-2017, 06:25 AM Thread Starter
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The rear differential, the frame and de grill or ready to paint




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The last pieces are painted.






The new seals and bearing are installed and the axles reinstalled in the differential.




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Next step I have to make a support for my electric motor.



I'll wait before painting the frame. I'm going to have to make battery cases and I do not know yet where and how they will be installed.










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I may have missed it, but how much does the electric motor weigh by itself?

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I may have missed it, but how much does the electric motor weigh by itself?
The engine, without the transmission, weighs 220lbs.

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