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post #166 of 1295 Old 06-17-2010, 09:12 PM
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Your rolling chassis is a sheer beauty and real work of art!! Don't quit now and keep up the good work!

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post #167 of 1295 Old 06-18-2010, 08:28 PM Thread Starter
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This is a great thread, just found it tonight and you sir are a rock star!

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post #168 of 1295 Old 06-20-2010, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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Happy Fathers day to all!!!

Got the transfer case mounted and the rest of the emissions...



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post #169 of 1295 Old 06-21-2010, 08:44 AM
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Got the transfer case mounted and the rest of the emissions...



I wonder what vehicle will be quicker?? Your garage looks more like a family room. Are those Lino tiles or a checkered epoxy flooring? The Jeep look kind of ok, too!
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post #170 of 1295 Old 06-23-2010, 11:46 AM
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saw your post over on CF.

You sure an LT1 is the best choice? what year did it come out of? hopefully it has the vented opti and even then I wouldnt want to tempt fate by soaking it.

But to try to answer your Q about the fuel lines. they are rubber at the tank so it should not be a prob. just use good clamps on either side of the barb.

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saw your post over on CF.

You sure an LT1 is the best choice? what year did it come out of? hopefully it has the vented opti and even then I wouldnt want to tempt fate by soaking it.
Did you see his garage? I don't think a mudbog or fjord crossing is in his future. Can't a guy just build a kickass Jeep?
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Did you see his garage? I don't think a mudbog or fjord crossing is in his future. Can't a guy just build a kickass Jeep?
I posted a question about fuel lines....can't control what I get back....


jepsterjc,

Its plastic 12" square flooring, best price I could find 2 years ago from Costco, easy to install and maintain.

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post #173 of 1295 Old 06-25-2010, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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Does it matter where I place the fuel filter, near the engine like the vette, or at the stock Jeep location?

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I had mine on the inside driver's front fender.
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I had mine on the inside driver's front fender.
Hi Rick, Just saw your answer above about your flooring. Thanks for the info. I put down a white epoxy and with all the heavy work and welding going on it is scratching/chunking up pretty fast. Oh well.

I put the filter up where I could work on it, it would stay cleaner and not get snagged by bush that I always seem to drive through. Also, I only used metal to barbed to rubber injection hose and double clamps so I could routinely check the condition of the connections more easily with it up under the hood.
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post #176 of 1295 Old 06-25-2010, 09:48 AM
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Maybe I missed it but how did you determine your engine mount locations w/o test fitting the body?

Very nice build btw.

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just read this from the beginning. I wish I had the tools, patience, and money to do this. very nice job!

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post #178 of 1295 Old 06-26-2010, 04:56 AM
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just read this from the beginning. I wish I had the tools, patience, and money to do this. very nice job!

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post #179 of 1295 Old 06-28-2010, 07:23 PM Thread Starter
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Maybe I missed it but how did you determine your engine mount locations w/o test fitting the body?

Very nice build btw.
I didn't, the mount dictated it, It bolts directly to the shock mounts...A pic showing the location is on page 1 of this thread, I do have other angles if you want them.

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post #180 of 1295 Old 06-29-2010, 05:19 AM
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Heh Rick - what fuel tank did you use?
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