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post #61 of 71 Old 01-12-2013, 03:26 PM Thread Starter
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Tomorrow/5days from now. We can pretend those are the same? Right?



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Here we have that new blower motor. I hope it's as good as I've read. It's been getting cold out here. Negative five this morning.



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Somehow most of these are supposed to fit in the next pictures



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post #62 of 71 Old 02-05-2013, 04:37 PM Thread Starter
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Will be road ready soon!
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post #63 of 71 Old 02-06-2013, 03:13 PM Thread Starter
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I used to think my favorite part of this whole rebuild project was the opening of boxes from Quadratec or Morris, now I'm simply irritated. I ordered some lights, I got the wrong light for the drivers side. Called, they paid for return shipping and sent a new one. Wrong light again. Finally they just sent me the other side of the same model so I have the same on each side rather than trying to get me the correct one that I ordered. Fortunatley I got it upgraded for free from the 19.99 to the 39.99 lights because the warehouse was screwy. Oh well. Rant over, just wanted to get this done. Two and a half weeks waiting for the correct lights! Yikes.

Will be headed home this weekend(currently at university) to finish the road ready work. I am gonna have a lot of fun with the top. I am not the greatest with fiberglass, it's all a learning process.
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post #64 of 71 Old 02-10-2013, 11:49 PM Thread Starter
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So I get a call. My brother, before I can even say hey blurts out "she runs so nicely! Cruised her around the neighborhood"

Apparently my father, brother and a good neighbor got her all road ready today. How I wish I could be there.

The top will be loads of fun, but will get done soon!



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The center console, and fuel pressure regulator and she's golden. Wish the weather were warm enough to go without a top :/
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post #65 of 71 Old 02-14-2013, 02:44 PM Thread Starter
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Here's a new picture:

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And wondering where I can find a new one of these for my steering wheel:

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post #66 of 71 Old 02-21-2013, 11:43 AM Thread Starter
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I'm looking to sell my hardtop and I'm looking for a price estimate. Anyone give me prices they've seen recently?
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post #67 of 71 Old 04-02-2013, 11:35 PM Thread Starter
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Final updates for now.


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post #68 of 71 Old 04-03-2013, 05:36 AM
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Very nice... Well done! I drove a '79 across from Denver to Greenwich a long time ago... Mine was more sea foam teal... NUMA colors. Enjoy your toy!

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post #69 of 71 Old 04-03-2013, 07:42 AM
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Final updates for now.

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That looks amazing, great job
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post #70 of 71 Old 04-03-2013, 08:11 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks! Means a lot! I'm proud of her and glad she is road ready. Never dome, but can be my daily driver
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post #71 of 71 Old 12-30-2013, 03:56 PM Thread Starter
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We all know a Jeep is never finished. I got a stereo to put in her for xmas, but I knew I had some issues with my breaks. I took em in to get looked at, woah. After realizing how much work she needed on the tie-rods, the hubs and the breaks I am out of her for a week or so. Hopefully she makes a full recovery, I'd love to drive her around pumping some tunes.

Also, Idaho is incredibly god damn cold. My driver side soft top window snapped when I attempted to unzip it to not fog up my windows. It's the life I suppose.
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