Pix of the work in progress - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > General Jeep Forums > Jeep Builds > Pix of the work in progress

BLACK FRIDAY SPECIALS!! You asked, we deliver!FS: Wrangler RGB Multicolor Fog Light LEDs: Awesome EffectRockridge 4WD IS Taking Zone Offroad Suspension Lift Kits

Reply
Unread 07-12-2002, 12:54 PM   #1
DaveFL
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Gainesville, FLorida
Posts: 521
Pix of the work in progress

Well here they are, not the best pics but snapped a few off it before I got it over to my freinds wharehouse to pull the engine.

http://www.atlantic.net/~sun1/Jeep.jpg

The facts on it:

Paid $300 for it hasnt been driven for 10 years was buried up to the tub in Georgia mud. The guy bought it for a hunting jeep and passed away. The beat up 4 banger actually has 63K miles on it but every hose on the thing was dry rotted to shreds.

Originally had a Hydrolic Ramesy wench (I think Ramsey) welded to the bumper had that torched off when I pulled the beat up front end off (A tree had fallen on it and had to be chainsawed off before I could pull it out)

The only bad rust on it is at the base of the tub area and under the window frame. Window frame isnt that bad not sure If I am going to replace it.

Picked up a good condition 258 for $150 that Im going to replace the 4banger with. Already have new Fenders/hood/Seats and more. Going to pull steering colum this weekend and have it sand balsted next week before I drop in new engine and start that and the Suspension work.

What ya think?

__________________
______________________________
03 Rubicon
Nth 6"LA lift, TT, Stinger/Slider Combo, Superwinch EPI9000, Durango Front & Rear, ORF Tire Carrier, Independent Locker Mod, 15x8 Crager Locks, 35" MT MTZ,Rock Hard Parts trail Cage, AEM Dry Flow, Viking Fastback Top.
DaveFL is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-12-2002, 01:20 PM   #2
DaveFL
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Gainesville, FLorida
Posts: 521
I will have to watch that was trying to type this out inbetween clients at the office.
__________________
______________________________
03 Rubicon
Nth 6"LA lift, TT, Stinger/Slider Combo, Superwinch EPI9000, Durango Front & Rear, ORF Tire Carrier, Independent Locker Mod, 15x8 Crager Locks, 35" MT MTZ,Rock Hard Parts trail Cage, AEM Dry Flow, Viking Fastback Top.
DaveFL is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-12-2002, 01:38 PM   #3
gatorfish
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: Tampa
Posts: 741
Helluva project. Good find. Hows good ole G-ville doing?
__________________
'99 XJ RE3.5

past:
XJs '87 '91 '00
TJs '01 '02
gatorfish is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-15-2002, 09:28 AM   #4
DaveFL
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Location: Gainesville, FLorida
Posts: 521
G'ville doing good Gatorfish, if you can get over the fact that the town is crawling with young Beautiful women

All will be great if Zook works out for the Gators this year, although this is my first year in 7 with no season tickets.
DaveFL is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.