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Unread 01-17-2010, 10:11 PM   #1
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1967 jeep gladiator build

1967 jeep J-3000 gladiator with the 327 vigilante motor, 4 speed, 4x4, 3/4 ton, traded a shotgun for it. it does need a little work but it runs. not 100% sure on the build plan yet but i am happy with the trade.













power steering reservoir





missing fender







this "patch" job will be ripped out and fixed right



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Unread 01-17-2010, 10:13 PM   #2
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nice trade i love these
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Unread 01-18-2010, 03:14 PM   #3
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wow, that floor and driver fender look to be somewhat "creative" repairs Cool truck though, I miss my J10.
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Unread 01-18-2010, 05:45 PM   #4
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I already picked up some parts today, electric fuel pump, block off plate (looks like a chevy one will work), new fuel filters, upper and lower radiator hoses, oil filter. The bellow inside the fuel pump broke and so its sending gas into the crankcase and oil into the fuel line.
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Unread 01-19-2010, 10:12 AM   #5
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Ya, summit racing lists 1 mechanical fuel pump block off plates for all the makes, they all have the same bolt pattern.

I looks like the truck does have some new sheet metal like the front fascia and roof is that about right?
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Unread 01-19-2010, 01:12 PM   #6
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Not sure what you mean by fascia?

It looks like the hood is newer, there's about 6 different colors of spray paint on this thing
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Unread 01-20-2010, 10:51 PM   #7
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going to be selling the bed, rear bumper, and already have someone comming over tomorrow for the tailgate
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Unread 01-21-2010, 02:22 AM   #8
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Parting it out ?

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Unread 01-21-2010, 08:10 AM   #9
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Not sure how sold you are on keeping the Rambler motor. While they are excellent engines, parts are starting to get a bit thin and performance parts are very hard to find. You may want to keep your eye out for a Buick 350/400/20 combo out of a 65-71 Waggy/p'up. This is a virtual bolt in drivetrain. You can retain the stick and adapt it if that is what you want to keep for a transmission. This would allow you to use GM parts which are much easier to find.
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Unread 01-21-2010, 10:15 AM   #10
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Parting it out ?

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Just the bed, tailgate, and rear bumper. I am going to build a flatbed for it.
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Unread 01-21-2010, 10:18 AM   #11
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Not sure how sold you are on keeping the Rambler motor. While they are excellent engines, parts are starting to get a bit thin and performance parts are very hard to find. You may want to keep your eye out for a Buick 350/400/20 combo out of a 65-71 Waggy/p'up. This is a virtual bolt in drivetrain. You can retain the stick and adapt it if that is what you want to keep for a transmission. This would allow you to use GM parts which are much easier to find.


Yah I'm seeing parts are hit and miss, I'm going to try and run the original engine until it gives me too much trouble. By the time it needs replaced hopefully I have my TBI chevy 350 finished and ill drop that in probably with a TH400/NP205
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Unread 01-21-2010, 09:13 PM   #12
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Yah I'm seeing parts are hit and miss, I'm going to try and run the original engine until it gives me too much trouble. By the time it needs replaced hopefully I have my TBI chevy 350 finished and ill drop that in probably with a TH400/NP205
oh just drop a 401 th 400 and a dana 20 t-case and be done with it.
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Unread 01-21-2010, 10:05 PM   #13
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You drop off the 401 to my shop and ill do it, untill then I already have the 4bolt 350 TBI, harness, comp, the whole 9 yards.
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Unread 01-21-2010, 10:06 PM   #14
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oh just drop a 401 th 400 and a dana 20 t-case and be done with it.
Or use a jet engine
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Unread 01-21-2010, 10:35 PM   #15
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Well if we are dreaming here, if I had the $$$$$ it would be getting a 4BT lol
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