What did you do to your Wagoneer today. - Page 5 - 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 > Models > Full Size Jeep Forum > What did you do to your Wagoneer today.

Year End Clearance Sale! Save 20%NEW!! HMF 50"-52" light bar mounting brackets!! Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed Line

Reply
Unread 12-07-2012, 10:52 AM   #61
Little Green
Registered User
1991 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Havertown, PA
Posts: 950
Spent the last 5 hours sanding and prepping for paint. More work to do but taking a quick break

__________________
91 Grand Wagoneer(Winter vehicle/project)
Prior 08 Wrangler JK Lifted-Miss her
Little Green is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-07-2012, 11:22 AM   #62
Saul32
Registered User
1988 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 606
Quote:
Originally Posted by Little Green View Post
Spent the last 5 hours sanding and prepping for paint. More work to do but taking a quick break
Nice
Pics??
and what color are you going to paint it??
__________________
Nothing important...
Saul32 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-07-2012, 11:26 AM   #63
Little Green
Registered User
1991 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Havertown, PA
Posts: 950
Work in progress. Wouldn't be so bad but its cold and raining

image-1591102663.jpg
__________________
91 Grand Wagoneer(Winter vehicle/project)
Prior 08 Wrangler JK Lifted-Miss her
Little Green is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-07-2012, 07:46 PM   #64
jeepdj5
Registered User
1982 FSJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 865
Quote:
Originally Posted by Little Green
Spent the last 5 hours sanding and prepping for paint. More work to do but taking a quick break
Thats what I'll be doing this month to my chief

Sent from my fsj Cherokee chief using JeepForum
jeepdj5 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-09-2012, 07:59 PM   #65
billy_YJ
Member
 
billy_YJ's Avatar
1987 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Mebane, NC
Posts: 222
Spent some more time on the interior.
__________________
-Billy
Project Woody
'87 Grand Wagoneer "Woody"
'06 Commander Limited "Mandy"
'94 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0 "Blue" (SOLD)
billy_YJ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-11-2012, 06:02 PM   #66
ohiodave
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Posts: 3
First post here. Just brought home a 1986 Grand Wagoneer with a bad trans. Tranny fluid smelled burnt so I just dropped it and the transfer case Sunday, took it apart and the thing was filled with dirt. Need to replace both clutch hubs but the bad part is that the case is busted where the sprag sits. Anyone know where I can score a case for an A727?

Also looking for a left side rear door, any ideas?

The Jeep was given to me with paperwork so it will only cost me what it takes to get it running. Engine is a 360 and it purrs like a new born kitten at dinner time. Hoping to get it on the road ASAP. Any tips are appreciated
ohiodave is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-11-2012, 06:20 PM   #67
RockRollin
"Positive.....I think"
 
RockRollin's Avatar
1990 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Grand Haven Mi, USA
Posts: 1,111
I would think there would be plenty of donors close to you. http://www.ifsja.org/forums/vb/forumdisplay.php?f=77 . Try here. Keep in mind a jeep 727 bell housing is not the same as a Mopar. Oh Yea ......Welcome its we'll worth the time invested.
RockRollin is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-11-2012, 06:23 PM   #68
Saul32
Registered User
1988 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 606
OhioDave, Welcome to the club!!
I'm in Chicago and will be meeting a guy with an 87 Wagoneer Saturday morning . I'll shoot ya a line and let you know what he is asking for that if you pm your #

Today I picked up my Wagoneer from the mechanic... new ball joints, tie rod ends, drag link and fixed the ******* wipers!!!
__________________
Nothing important...
Saul32 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-11-2012, 10:09 PM   #69
jeepdj5
Registered User
1982 FSJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 865
Quote:
Originally Posted by ohiodave
First post here. Just brought home a 1986 Grand Wagoneer with a bad trans. Tranny fluid smelled burnt so I just dropped it and the transfer case Sunday, took it apart and the thing was filled with dirt. Need to replace both clutch hubs but the bad part is that the case is busted where the sprag sits. Anyone know where I can score a case for an A727?

Also looking for a left side rear door, any ideas?

The Jeep was given to me with paperwork so it will only cost me what it takes to get it running. Engine is a 360 and it purrs like a new born kitten at dinner time. Hoping to get it on the road ASAP. Any tips are appreciated
Wish I could get a free waggy!

Sent from my fsj Cherokee chief using JeepForum
jeepdj5 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-12-2012, 12:22 AM   #70
billy_YJ
Member
 
billy_YJ's Avatar
1987 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Mebane, NC
Posts: 222
Quote:
Originally Posted by Saul32 View Post
OhioDave, Welcome to the club!!
I'm in Chicago and will be meeting a guy with an 87 Wagoneer Saturday morning . I'll shoot ya a line and let you know what he is asking for that if you pm your #

Today I picked up my Wagoneer from the mechanic... new ball joints, tie rod ends, drag link and fixed the ******* wipers!!!
I enjoy working on my Woody, but it's SOOO NICE to drop it off and when you pick it up... all those things are marked off your list! I'm dropping mine off Monday to have some things done
__________________
-Billy
Project Woody
'87 Grand Wagoneer "Woody"
'06 Commander Limited "Mandy"
'94 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0 "Blue" (SOLD)
billy_YJ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-12-2012, 12:23 AM   #71
billy_YJ
Member
 
billy_YJ's Avatar
1987 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Mebane, NC
Posts: 222
Finished the interior and ordered carpeted dash pad
__________________
-Billy
Project Woody
'87 Grand Wagoneer "Woody"
'06 Commander Limited "Mandy"
'94 Jeep Wrangler SE 4.0 "Blue" (SOLD)
billy_YJ is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-12-2012, 12:44 AM   #72
Saul32
Registered User
1988 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 606
Cheers to that
__________________
Nothing important...
Saul32 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-12-2012, 04:30 AM   #73
ohiodave
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Posts: 3
Thanks for the welcome everyone! Looks like I should be able to get the door pretty easy and I did find a used tranny for cheap enough that I can still go through it to make sure it is good. Dropping it out is not something I want to do on a regular basis.

As far as dropping it off to get it worked on, not an option right now. Money is too tight and the last time I had major work by someone else, it had to be done again and it still wasn't a very good job on the second try. Took a rebuilt tranny apart once and there were several hard parts that should have been replaced and weren't. And the bands hadn't even been adjusted.

Well, right now this is going to be a weekend project until I can get the tranny project completed. I will try and get some pics although it isn't much to look at right now. She is going to be a mountain goat of sorts. A little lift, 3 or 4 ", with some decent tires that will get me to the mountain (in central CA) without making me deaf and then a little toolin' around the ranch up there.

As soon as I can get it to that stage, a coyote tan base coat and something in a desert camo scheme. Only seems right, that should go with the evil black toys we like to play with in the desert (well, some of mine aren't actually black ;-).

BTW, anybody ever build their own bumpers? I have a decent pile of steel and was seriously thinking of building something different. I've seen some pretty nice aftermarket units but like building things myself. Any pictures of unusual or unusually sturdy bumpers would be appreciated.

Again, thanks for the welcome! I'll keep you posted as to the progress.
ohiodave is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-12-2012, 08:23 AM   #74
Little Green
Registered User
1991 FSJ Wagoneer 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Havertown, PA
Posts: 950
Drive it to work for the second time and have a transmission fluid puddle under the grill. Can't quite track it down but it is fairly messy behind the grill. Any ideas?
__________________
91 Grand Wagoneer(Winter vehicle/project)
Prior 08 Wrangler JK Lifted-Miss her
Little Green is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 12-12-2012, 08:37 AM   #75
realmccoy
Registered User
1999 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Inman S.C.
Posts: 107
Quote:
Originally Posted by Little Green View Post
Drive it to work for the second time and have a transmission fluid puddle under the grill. Can't quite track it down but it is fairly messy behind the grill. Any ideas?
Sounds like a hose on the trans cooler,
__________________
1988 Grand Waggoneer (20 years of service and still running strong)
realmccoy 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






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.