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Unread 11-20-2011, 09:23 PM   #76
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While reading a thread on dash pads, posted today. It reminded me of something I did to a CJ cardboard glove box. I thought I would share it.

Sorry no pictures, My old cardboard glovebox was in bad shape, rivets missing, a little smashed up, out of shape, and just looked bad. Most of us are on a budget. Cost is always a factor, and a new one didn't seem important, I let it sit.

For a reason I don't remember,I was useing some fiberglass resin and cloth. The box was nearby so I thought I'd put some on it also.I added some small strips of the cloth at seams and bad corners, along with the resin. I coated it inside and out, and painted. its now nice and sturdy, won't soak up moisture, and is easy to clean. and was almost free.

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Unread 11-20-2011, 11:20 PM   #77
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The lip isn't broken,its just some paint that makes it look that way.

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That's good... makes it easier. Cut a shallow V to get rid of the loose, broken glass. Fill it flush with DuraGlas. 2 strips of 1 1/2 ounce mat on the inside. Glazing compound on the outside.
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Unread 11-20-2011, 11:23 PM   #78
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That's good... makes it easier. Cut a shallow V to get rid of the loose, broken glass. Fill it flush with DuraGlas. 2 strips of 1 1/2 ounce mat on the inside. Glazing compound on the outside.
Thanks Scott, feeling any better
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1973 J 4000,
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1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 11-25-2011, 10:39 AM   #79
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Well, the YJ to CJ is on hold for a bit. The wife wants this 1976 out from in front of the house. I bought it for the Meyer plow. Its already off. I also found this thing has a 360 in it. The top and doors have been removed, as well as some other stuff.

I had to remove the roll bar, to remove the dash. A little work with a hot wrench took care of that.
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 11-25-2011, 10:46 AM   #80
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Your wife is making you move something!?! I thought the day would never come.
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Unread 11-25-2011, 10:47 AM   #81
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Sorry about 2 posts, the droid pictures didn't go to gallery.

One of the funny things, it was Ziebarted at some point. The windshield frame is in great shape.

Bill
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 11-25-2011, 10:57 AM   #82
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Sorry about 2 posts, the droid pictures didn't go to gallery.

One of the funny things, it was Ziebarted at some point. The windshield frame is in great shape.

Bill
Man that has got to be thewinner of the rusty Jeep award its held together by rust and my Mother calls my Texas Jeep rusty and there isnt rust on it lol
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Unread 11-25-2011, 10:57 AM   #83
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Your wife is making you move something!?! I thought the day would never come.
Even I admit its a little rough. Hahaha.

It didn't look really bad until I took the top and doors off. Gotta keep the piece happy. I meen the keep the peace. Whoops.

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1957 WILLYS pickup, needs work.
1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 11-25-2011, 11:05 AM   #84
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Man that has got to be thewinner of the rusty Jeep award its held together by rust and my Mother calls my Texas Jeep rusty and there isnt rust on it lol
I wouldn't exactly say held together.

Bill
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 11-25-2011, 02:41 PM   #85
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Cut about 2' total of sheet metal, wala instant flatbed.

Bill
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
Lots of parts not for sale, i'm a hoarder.
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Unread 11-27-2011, 01:18 PM   #86
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Holey Mackeral!!!! If you lived down here you'd be living in a single-wide!

Hey Gilligan... I'm home!!
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Unread 11-27-2011, 01:33 PM   #87
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Holey Mackeral!!!! If you lived down here you'd be living in a single-wide!

Hey Gilligan... I'm home!!
I'll stop part way, and go with a double wide.

I see that, West Marine has Skipper caps, BTW.
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
Lots of parts not for sale, i'm a hoarder.
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Unread 11-29-2011, 08:32 AM   #88
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A new addition arrived to the Lucdog family at 6:23 this morning. She weighed in at 7lb.8 oz., and 19" long. Mom and Baby doing great.
Looks like I'll be doing a Barbi Jeep.
Bill
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1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
Lots of parts not for sale, i'm a hoarder.
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Unread 11-29-2011, 09:45 AM   #89
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now THAT is AWESOME!

congrats!

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Unread 11-29-2011, 09:51 AM   #90
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Great news on your grandbaby Bill!!
Congratulations.
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