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post #1 of 14 Old 06-24-2013, 07:25 AM Thread Starter
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83 j10 build

Okay I score an 83 j10 on craigslist for 500 bucks its a 258 4 speed truck. It was in need of a lot of help, body is ruff motor strong but needs tune up , carb and flywheel. My first build of this extent so let's see how it goes.

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post #2 of 14 Old 06-24-2013, 07:37 AM Thread Starter
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Day I drove it home.
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post #3 of 14 Old 06-24-2013, 11:03 AM
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four speed manual or automatic? i have a 1980 j10 that i am trying to convert to a manual. I am looking for a picture of the clutch pedal assembly so i know what to buy for my truck.
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post #4 of 14 Old 06-24-2013, 11:17 AM
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Congrats! Welcome to the insanity club!!

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post #5 of 14 Old 06-25-2013, 07:10 AM Thread Starter
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Sorry it is a manual trans.. and I'm all tom familiar with the insanity. I sold my rhd cj6 to my dad last year cause I'm a broke young guy Lol, that thing was impossible to find parts for.
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post #6 of 14 Old 06-25-2013, 07:21 AM Thread Starter
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Its a good project
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post #7 of 14 Old 06-25-2013, 11:55 AM
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post #8 of 14 Old 06-25-2013, 08:32 PM Thread Starter
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I'm just trying to make it looks better aka no rust holes and 1 color... a nice wood hauler and weekend driver maybe a lil mud bogging
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post #9 of 14 Old 07-07-2013, 09:20 PM Thread Starter
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New rocker and bed side
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post #10 of 14 Old 07-07-2013, 09:22 PM Thread Starter
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Still in the process of finish work hope to be done with body this week and paint sunday
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post #11 of 14 Old 07-19-2013, 11:18 PM Thread Starter
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Body work done ready for some sealer and color but to hot and humid to paint this week so I installed my lift shackle. Only temp until I get my full lift kit from rough country.blocks in the rear with a bastard leaf pack for rear lift
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post #12 of 14 Old 07-19-2013, 11:22 PM Thread Starter
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Sorry I meant I still need to do the rear lift
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post #13 of 14 Old 07-26-2013, 10:42 PM Thread Starter
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Paint done and masking off for defender pro epoxy truck bed coating
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post #14 of 14 Old 08-05-2013, 12:24 PM Thread Starter
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Inside bed to finish
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