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Unread 05-25-2012, 05:11 PM   #76
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Unread 05-26-2012, 07:42 AM   #77
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hey guys, found this thread on a google searcg so i signed up to show my rat-mod.....i say "mod" cause its not going to be a low hoursepower hack job
basics is a 88 wrangler, shortened the body 30.5 inches, shortened top to match, full custom 2X4 frame, mustang 2 front end and air ride. planing on dropping the temp motor and tranny in this weekend
since these pictures i moved the front suspension forward another 6 inches




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Unread 05-26-2012, 07:45 AM   #78
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heres a video i made in april


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Unread 05-26-2012, 10:59 AM   #79
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I actually saw this the other day when I was hunting around for some jeep rod inspiration. I like your project a CJ grill would give it a way more vintage look if that's want

I took the tires off one side my potential project jeep lowered and leaned the tire back up against it to get a rough idea of what it might look like.
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Unread 05-26-2012, 11:39 AM   #80
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yea a CJ grill and hood are in the plans for sure
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Unread 05-26-2012, 08:33 PM   #81
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From the odd, ugly, cool jeep thread.
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Unread 05-29-2012, 11:02 AM   #82
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Unread 05-30-2012, 03:43 PM   #83
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Unread 06-13-2012, 07:16 PM   #84
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seems jeep rats are getting popular fast
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Unread 06-13-2012, 07:50 PM   #85
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hey guys, found this thread on a google searcg so i signed up to show my rat-mod.....i say "mod" cause its not going to be a low hoursepower hack job
basics is a 88 wrangler, shortened the body 30.5 inches, shortened top to match, full custom 2X4 frame, mustang 2 front end and air ride. planing on dropping the temp motor and tranny in this weekend
since these pictures i moved the front suspension forward another 6 inches
I was just about to post asking if anyone has seen anything like this. Love the YJ grille and hardtop. I'd say leave them to be different just make them look older.
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Unread 06-14-2012, 07:01 PM   #86
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I was just about to post asking if anyone has seen anything like this. Love the YJ grille and hardtop. I'd say leave them to be different just make them look older.
where did you see it at?
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Unread 06-16-2012, 03:32 PM   #87
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finished up the back of the cab and got the body back on the frame and bolted down after some paintwork



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Unread 06-16-2012, 07:03 PM   #88
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that thing is work of art great job. can not wait too see it all finished
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Unread 06-17-2012, 07:13 PM   #89
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that thing is work of art great job. can not wait too see it all finished



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Unread 06-18-2012, 09:04 AM   #90
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Needs something over the rear end. Maybe a box that sorta looks like a bed. Other than that, it's kick arse.
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