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post #1 of 10 Old 05-17-2013, 03:13 AM Thread Starter
UtahCJGirl
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Yet another "New Bee"

Hello everyone,

My name is Rachel, and as you can probably guess, I'm new here.

I live in the desolate wastelands of West Valley City, Utah (actually its not too bad because I do call it home). My toy is a 1977 CJ7 that I saved from the wrecking yard, it was literally in the back getting stripped. With no help from anyone, I completely rebuilt the engine and converted the front brakes to disk brakes with parts off an old Chevy truck. The transmission does needs some work because it won't stay in 2nd gear, but at least it runs quiet.

My Jeep was originally a blue-green color, then someone made it Earl Scheib Red, and now it's mainly rust. It had a black hard top that I started to paint bomb into a white color, mainly for the air conditioning effect. It is still factory stock otherwise, and runs like a champ! My Jeep, my wienie dog and I like to go explore back country roads when we have a few extra dollars for gas.

I'm not sure why I haven't joined any clubs or forums before now, but my doggie and I are looking forward to making new friends and actually having someone to share trail rides with.

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post #2 of 10 Old 05-17-2013, 07:35 PM
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Welcome to JF.

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2000 Wranger Sport SOLD
1979 Wagoneer SOLD
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post #3 of 10 Old 05-18-2013, 04:00 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you.
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post #4 of 10 Old 05-18-2013, 08:01 PM
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I'm new here too. I've gotten so much help already. Gonna do a 3inch lift on my Cherokee thanks to all the advice here. Im in NY though...Have fun in Utah.
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post #5 of 10 Old 05-18-2013, 09:53 PM Thread Starter
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Hi SpecialK2000, pleasure to meet you. It looks like this forum is full of great people willing to help.
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post #6 of 10 Old 05-20-2013, 01:36 PM
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post #7 of 10 Old 05-20-2013, 01:43 PM
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Welcome to the forums!

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Home made TJ trunk with soft window storage and a sub-woofer:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f37/my-tj-trunk-storage-sub-1397268/
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post #8 of 10 Old 05-22-2013, 03:10 PM
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Welcome to the forum!!! Great to see another piece of JEEP history getting some love.

89YJ 2.5L TBI, AX-5, NP231 SYE, Ford 8.8, Yukon Grizzly, Tom Woods Shaft, 33" BFG T/As, 4" lift, Warn VR10000s.

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post #9 of 10 Old 05-23-2013, 02:31 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you everyone for the warm welcomes! Sometimes I feel like a piece of ancient Jeep history! But at least my old Jeep is still getting some love and attention.
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post #10 of 10 Old 05-30-2013, 10:40 AM
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Welcome from Oregon

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