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Unread 09-20-2008, 03:19 PM   #1
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Another 7 out of RESTO

Thanks to everyone on this Forum Especially Bard, Beserk and Fatman with the help on this project. It will never be done but I am going to attempt to post some pics. Sorry for the poser shots I am killing time waiting on a customer. JChttp://i292.photobucket.com/albums/mm36/80cj7/IMG_3495.jpg

http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/m...7/IMG_3497.jpg
http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/m...7/IMG_3499.jpg
http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/m...7/IMG_3496.jpg
http://i292.photobucket.com/albums/m...7/IMG_3494.jpg

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Unread 09-20-2008, 04:39 PM   #2
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That is really nice.
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Unread 09-20-2008, 05:21 PM   #3
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Please explain what the "Aussie trussed" is all about, and can you post some pics? I understand that the AMC 20 needs to be beefed up, but I don't know what that entails... if there are actually trusses along the outside of the tubes??

Also, could you explain what a locker does, how it works?

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Unread 09-20-2008, 07:08 PM   #4
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id be flying higher driving that cj than i would be the planes...

beautiful...

love the bumpers/winch/jack
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Unread 09-20-2008, 07:22 PM   #5
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Looks Great!
Show some pics of your truss setup if you have time.


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Unread 09-20-2008, 07:27 PM   #6
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I must say that is one beautiful CJ. Awsome job now get out and enjoy it.
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Unread 09-20-2008, 07:30 PM   #7
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Very nice job! Very clean!

Your tunnel looks like it's textured on the floorboard. Did you paint over a liner of some sort, or did you find a liner that matches the color or your paint?
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Unread 09-20-2008, 08:18 PM   #8
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That thing is gorgeous! That's some good work you done there.

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Please explain what the "Aussie trussed" is all about, and can you post some pics? I understand that the AMC 20 needs to be beefed up, but I don't know what that entails... if there are actually trusses along the outside of the tubes??

Also, could you explain what a locker does, how it works?

Thanks
Aussie means that it has the Aussie locker in the rear.

http://www.aussielocker.com

The AMC 20 can be trussed by welding some steel reinforcement from the differential pumpkin and attached to the axle tubes. It helps to reinforce the smaller axle tubes.
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Unread 09-20-2008, 09:11 PM   #9
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Awesome 7... Some pride is well deserved on that one.
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Unread 09-20-2008, 09:13 PM   #10
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Very nice and cool pics
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Unread 09-21-2008, 12:32 AM   #11
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That thing is gorgeous! That's some good work you done there.



Aussie means that it has the Aussie locker in the rear.

http://www.aussielocker.com

The AMC 20 can be trussed by welding some steel reinforcement from the differential pumpkin and attached to the axle tubes. It helps to reinforce the smaller axle tubes.
Thanks for the link.
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Unread 09-21-2008, 08:07 AM   #12
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Very nice job! Very clean!

Your tunnel looks like it's textured on the floorboard. Did you paint over a liner of some sort, or did you find a liner that matches the color or your paint?
The tub is lined with a tintable bed liner made by SEMS. You actually mix your basecoat color with the liner until you get a close match. I went with 1part paint/ to 4 parts liner. JC
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Unread 09-21-2008, 08:15 AM   #13
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Thanks for all the compliments. I will try and post up some more pics of the rearend. Those were actuall the first pics I've ever posted up on here. If anyone else has any ? fire away. Thanks again jc
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Unread 09-21-2008, 08:25 AM   #14
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Nice work. Jeep is beautiful! Besrk bumpers? I hope so because they look awesome and I have one on the way right now...
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Unread 09-21-2008, 08:38 AM   #15
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Nice work. Jeep is beautiful! Besrk bumpers? I hope so because they look awesome and I have one on the way right now...
Actually the tire carrier only was ordered from Beserk. The front and rear bumpers were purchased from ebay about two years ago before I knew about his bumpers. He was nice enought to sell me just the tire carrier and hardware and I welded it to the rear bumper. The bumpers and side steps are painted in Beserk fashion with Por 15 and chassis coat. ohh Jatepper check your PM'sJC
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