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post #31 of 96 Old 03-08-2011, 05:38 PM
Skerr
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Congrats on Graduation! That's gotta feel good. Good luck with the job market.


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post #32 of 96 Old 03-08-2011, 06:39 PM Thread Starter
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Congrats on Graduation! That's gotta feel good. Good luck with the job market.
thank you, i'm suppose to start full time in april with a big company here in jax. i wont say where b/c i dont want to jinx myself, but i'm excited!

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post #33 of 96 Old 03-14-2011, 06:21 PM Thread Starter
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Today, I got the hole cut for the blazer heater motor to fit. I also painted one rim to see how it would turn out. I like it a lot! Raptor bed liner should be in this week so I will be putting that in this weekend!

Sanded all the rust off the tub and then applied this rust killer:


Stock ugly blue seats:


Cleaned and painted seats:

See the rear of the camaro!


Rim before:

During

After:



I am also selling the front bumper and side steps so PM me if you are interested!




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post #34 of 96 Old 03-14-2011, 07:20 PM
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Where did you get that rust killing paint? I need to get some new stuff. How did it work for you?
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post #35 of 96 Old 03-14-2011, 08:05 PM Thread Starter
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Where did you get that rust killing paint? I need to get some new stuff. How did it work for you?
My dad brought it home from work years ago. I'm not sure where you can get it. I know there are similar products available, how well they work I couldnt tell you.

This stuff works great though!

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post #36 of 96 Old 03-14-2011, 08:30 PM
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My dad brought it home from work years ago. I'm not sure where you can get it. I know there are similar products available, how well they work I couldnt tell you.

This stuff works great though!
Oh well. I was hoping that I could get it locally because I am out of the stuff I normally use. I have some things I was going to do tomorrow. I just use some of the rattle cans i have already. Thanks man.

You're progress looks good!
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post #37 of 96 Old 03-14-2011, 10:12 PM
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more on the led gauges... that speedo looks AWESOME

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post #38 of 96 Old 03-14-2011, 10:23 PM
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Nice '7 you got there, and I like the tasteful mods you are doing thus far!

Keep us posted with your progress...


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post #39 of 96 Old 03-15-2011, 02:39 AM
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dude great looking job so far, I love the black rims and the led. as spoken above when you get time please do an led gauge thread, they really look awesome and i assume you can get just about any color light. keep yhe pics coming and good luck the rest of the way.
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post #40 of 96 Old 03-15-2011, 10:50 PM Thread Starter
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thanks for the compliments! i'm hoping to have some free time tomorrow to take detailed pics of how i did the led gauges. stay tuned!

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post #41 of 96 Old 03-15-2011, 10:54 PM
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Thanks to you I had to go and buy some of those LED's on Ebay. That looks absolutely awesome! I would love to see where you placed them inside the speedo when you have time. Keep up the great work!

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post #42 of 96 Old 03-15-2011, 11:02 PM
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Think the bumper and side steps will fit a 76? I might be interested. The wife says if I don't get side steps soon she won't be Jeeping with me this summer...

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post #43 of 96 Old 03-16-2011, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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Ratmeister, I pm'ed you.

Sorry I didnt get to do the write up on the gauges. I just got home from work and it is 1030EST. Hopefully I will get off early enough to do it tomorrow. However, on a better topic... the Raptor bed liner kit came in today so that will be going on Saturday!

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post #44 of 96 Old 03-22-2011, 08:42 PM Thread Starter
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Update: Well Saturday my dad and I spent about 5 hours prepping the tub to put the Raptor spray in down, only to find out right before we were about to use it that they sent us the wrong kit. They sent us the tintable kit and I ordered the black kit. So now I have to wait another week for the right kit to come in, meanwhile the Jeep is sitting outside in all the different weather elements.

Good news, I did pick up a new grill on craigslist for $75 that was in mint condition! Now I just need to get a new radiator. Any ideas on where to pick up a radiator for a decent price?

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post #45 of 96 Old 03-22-2011, 09:17 PM
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Update: Well Saturday my dad and I spent about 5 hours prepping the tub to put the Raptor spray in down, only to find out right before we were about to use it that they sent us the wrong kit. They sent us the tintable kit and I ordered the black kit. So now I have to wait another week for the right kit to come in, meanwhile the Jeep is sitting outside in all the different weather elements.

Good news, I did pick up a new grill on craigslist for $75 that was in mint condition! Now I just need to get a new radiator. Any ideas on where to pick up a radiator for a decent price?
I bought mine from Alumarad on Internet for about $230 shipped to my house. It seems to be good quality and is keeping my 258 cool.
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