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post #6661 of 41319 Old 11-28-2011, 11:26 AM
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A pan with lid from the restaurant supply store, a grill thermo, and some rivets. Going to mount it on my exhaust manifold so I can have hot burgers, dogs, burritos on the trail. I modeled after the one Theksmith made.


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post #6662 of 41319 Old 11-28-2011, 12:05 PM
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It really was not bad at all. I am like you I got more time than $$$$$.
The only problem I had was getting the two line that go to the A/C evap hooked back up, other that that it was a breeze!!
I tell people, the job requires some time, and attention to detail, but it isn't hard work.
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post #6663 of 41319 Old 11-28-2011, 12:12 PM
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I tell people, the job requires some time, and attention to detail, but it isn't hard work.
I know ill need to do this, bit pulling the dash seems like a huge undertaking. How long did it take start to finish?

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post #6664 of 41319 Old 11-28-2011, 12:22 PM
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I know ill need to do this, bit pulling the dash seems like a huge undertaking. How long did it take start to finish?
I by no means broke any land speed records. I didn't work at a break neck speed, and I took breaks when I wanted them. I did the work over labor day weekend so no rush. Tore it apart one day. Put is back together on second day. Start to finish, Including cleaning the engine bay, I had about 12 - 15 hours total in the job including having the AC charged by a quick lube place.

I have posted these pics before, but here they are again.



Here is my engine bay..... not bad for a Jeep with 166K on the clock.

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post #6665 of 41319 Old 11-28-2011, 02:13 PM
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A pan with lid from the restaurant supply store, a grill thermo, and some rivets. Going to mount it on my exhaust manifold so I can have hot burgers, dogs, burritos on the trail. I modeled after the one Theksmith made.

Thats awesome... I dont know how easily that'd work for us 4.0 guys given our intake manifold completely covers the exhaust manifold.... but thats still awesome.

On topic, the other day I did my front brakes and rotors, oh so shiny parts now they treated me well over my 400mi trip back up to school. Jeep is running good

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I know ill need to do this, bit pulling the dash seems like a huge undertaking. How long did it take start to finish?


I thought the exact same thing! I was really not wanting to do it, but it is not bad at all. I would take it apart again in a heartbeat. I had a whole day in mine. I took it apart and put it back together in one day. I had about 12 hours, but that was eating, going to parts store ect..... It is reallt not bad at all.

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I tell people, the job requires some time, and attention to detail, but it isn't hard work.



Yup and I would do it again!

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Dash Pics.... I also changed the interior from Camel to Grey.
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If you had time, you aughta throw down some monstaliner while you have it apart.

Just got in from Lining my cargo area and rear passenger floorboards. Got pretty cold, but went down nicely, I thined it and used a brush. Tough stuff to mix in the cold though. I only hope I got it mixed thoroughly. Still need to take the front seats out and hit those floors.

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post #6670 of 41319 Old 11-28-2011, 09:48 PM
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If you had time, you aughta throw down some monstaliner while you have it apart.

Just got in from Lining my cargo area and rear passenger floorboards. Got pretty cold, but went down nicely, I thined it and used a brush. Tough stuff to mix in the cold though. I only hope I got it mixed thoroughly. Still need to take the front seats out and hit those floors.

I have already got it back together. I did however think about doing that. I will probably take it back apart this summer and do all the floor.

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That looked like a lot of work! Hopefully I won't have to tear that far into mine in the near future! I am not a big fan of dashboard work.
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post #6672 of 41319 Old 11-29-2011, 06:34 AM
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Dash Pics.... I also changed the interior from Camel to Grey.



you not only removed your dash, you took is completely apart.
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post #6673 of 41319 Old 11-29-2011, 07:14 AM
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you not only removed your dash, you took is completely apart.
Yes you are correct. I changed my interior from Camel to Grey so I had to change the dash pad out.

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Yes you are correct. I changed my interior from Camel to Grey so I had to change the dash pad out.
I didn't realize that you replaced the pads, versus painting them. What are you going to do about matching rest of the interior, or do you plan on running two tone?
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post #6675 of 41319 Old 11-29-2011, 07:50 AM
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I didn't realize that you replaced the pads, versus painting them. What are you going to do about matching rest of the interior, or do you plan on running two tone?
I changed everything out in mine. All grey. I have a Camel interior for sale.

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