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post #901 of 995 Old 07-08-2014, 03:17 PM Thread Starter
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what all are you doing for the axles in the big one ?
i got g-2 4.56's to go in both front and rear, along with g-2 chromo axle shafts for the front, detroit locker for the front and full spool for the rear...the front's a d44 and the rear a d60...and then i got all new yukon install kits as well...i know it might not seem very much gear wise but in 4low the 3.54's would turn on my 40" tractor tires...so im hoping the same will be true for the 44's...at somepoint ill either add a crawl box or get an atlas then ill really be ontime....


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post #902 of 995 Old 07-08-2014, 04:40 PM
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im sure its gonna work great, definitely a good place to spend your money

4.88s, 35 bfg a/t, 4.5 inch rubicon express springs, rear 4 link, single radius front, 6 inch rc 2.0 shocks, rc quick discos, eautogrilles rockers and corners.
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post #903 of 995 Old 07-08-2014, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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im sure its gonna work great, definitely a good place to spend your money
thanks...especialy since it will never be street drivin the rpm's really wont matter at 5mph

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post #904 of 995 Old 07-08-2014, 08:17 PM Thread Starter
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ok so part came for the waggy it was wrong...made a hose by heating and stretching a piece of 5/8" hose...and found out the radiator is trashed as well...uugghh...ok so on to the big DJ....the PIA bracket is done...so on to the pics...

old bracket.....

old bracket cut up...

some pieces...lol...


and away we go...


and the old meets the new...


the merger plate...


all put together....

primed up...


and finish paint...yeah i know i was out of black sue me!!!

and the xj in mock up stage...just thought id slip these in...lol



so i made sure to test removal of pump for replacement should it go bad, it comes out nicely...i know its not fancy but it works...now if i only had a pujmp....lol

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post #905 of 995 Old 07-08-2014, 08:27 PM
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Nice job on the bracket, came out nice. XJ looks good with bigger tires

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post #906 of 995 Old 07-08-2014, 09:27 PM Thread Starter
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Nice job on the bracket, came out nice. XJ looks good with bigger tires
34's baby...woot woot

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post #907 of 995 Old 07-09-2014, 02:30 PM Thread Starter
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so been hard at it on the big dj.....got brake lights wired in and working, got all the indash switches working for front and rear winches, well really just been trying to knock out multiple small things here and there getting it closer to being done...the budget has bottomed out so its now taking longer and longer to get things accomplished...hopefully here in the next week ill get it moved to a better spot(since the camper stole my fab spot) to get the axles built....if i just make a front d/s i can "drive" it to its new spot...no exhaust and fwd only but at least i wont have to push it...well thats about it for now...

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post #908 of 995 Old 07-11-2014, 08:26 PM Thread Starter
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ok so in the name of everything jeep i thought id share this....

LIFE SIZE 1960 JEEP WILLYS 4X4 ONLY ONE IN THE WORLD LIKE THIS. BODY IS HAND BUILT FROM MAPLE AND CHERRY 1 THICK GLUED AND SCREWED EVERY 4 INCHES,10 COATS OF SPAR VARNISH. TITLED AND STREET LEGAL
Pretty Snazzy!







sorry just couldnt resist sharing these...ok thats all for now....

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post #909 of 995 Old 07-11-2014, 11:10 PM
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There are actually a few Jeeps built from wood out there...

'47 CJ2A
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post #910 of 995 Old 07-11-2014, 11:16 PM
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Bronco too.


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post #911 of 995 Old 07-16-2014, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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so been steadily knocking out little small items that need attending to on the big dj.....shes getting closer everyday.....also hope to be ordering a late model open system radiator for the waggy by the weeks end...im really ready to start working all the bug out...ive been offered a $20hr job but must have reliable transport....could really use the extra dollars...well thats all for now...

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post #912 of 995 Old 07-16-2014, 10:50 PM
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Congrats on the job Freak, I see more jeeps parts coming If you can build monster jeeps and wheel the piss out of em' Im sure you can get something road worthy pretty quick.

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post #913 of 995 Old 07-18-2014, 11:16 AM Thread Starter
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Congrats on the job Freak, I see more jeeps parts coming If you can build monster jeeps and wheel the piss out of em' Im sure you can get something road worthy pretty quick.
thanks buddy.....the waggy should just need a few brake parts switched over from the 93wreckedJ and a new late model radiator found one local all brass $98...the job is just part time but pays a c-note+ per day 2-4 day a week...as far as the jeep budget it just got a cash infusion, so soon as the ever present rain stops ill try and get back on it...lol...on a positive note the big dj has been moved form the place beyond the pines to the driveway....knocked out a few more small items from the ever growing list of piddly s**t i left undone...and then a few luxury items like the steering column mounted 9mm holster...you know for easy access when "snakes" are a clear and present danger...that and i cant handle it being on my side when seated...one of the last few times i rode i ended up with one moccasin in the jeep and one trying to get in and nothing but a hatchet to defend my self with, but thats what happens when you decide to go out and literally ride in the flood...jeep got picked up and carried a few times but that wasnt near as scary as the snakes...i should write a book someday.."The Stupid Adventures of a Freak"...lmfao...nobody would belive it...lol...cci makes 9mm luger snake shot shells so those are also on my list of much needed items....well i guess thats all for now...im sure i could find more stuff to blab about but i wont...

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post #914 of 995 Old 07-18-2014, 11:21 PM
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Little off topic but back on the woodies...this is my girls grandpas old 32 t-bucket. Totalled the original car rebuilt the chassis dropped a 302 in it and hand crafted/carved every last bit of this things body in his shop out back. Ford emblem on the step side is even widdled out. She's a true beauty.

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post #915 of 995 Old 07-19-2014, 11:55 AM Thread Starter
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Little off topic but back on the woodies...this is my girls grandpas old 32 t-bucket. Totalled the original car rebuilt the chassis dropped a 302 in it and hand crafted/carved every last bit of this things body in his shop out back. Ford emblem on the step side is even widdled out. She's a true beauty.

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heck yeah id drive the wheels off that!!! thanks for sharing

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