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Unread 11-13-2011, 08:34 PM   #286
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I see a man with a LOT of patience! Very nice work. If I could motivate myself I could do some of the same!

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Unread 11-20-2011, 04:35 PM   #287
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I got the clutch/brake pedal assembly back together. It came out nice. I also cycled the seat brackets and sliders to different positions and repainted them so they didn't have any bare spots.

I welded up some cracks in my driver side door striker mount. I saw that a rivet gave out and the interior pieces that capture the nut for the striker had pulled away. I wound up clamping it all down and welding it in place. That's now painted and hanging to dry. I also stripped and painted the headlight buckets.

I hope to start stripping the major body parts down sometime during the next week. That should be more interesting than working on all this small stuff.
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Unread 11-20-2011, 04:39 PM   #288
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The parts are turning out great! That takes allot of time to detail all of them like that but it sure makes them look good.
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Unread 11-21-2011, 07:03 PM   #289
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The parts are turning out great! That takes allot of time to detail all of them like that but it sure makes them look good.
Thanks, I like the way the headlight buckets turned out. The hammered black looks different when sprayed over the stripped down chrome bezels.

As promised, I started stripping the grill down today. It had been painted over several times. I just wish the p/o stopped at orange. Looks like a layer of black and grey over the top of that too. Repairs for the grill should be straight forward, removal of a broken bolt on one fender hole and repairing the capture nut in the body mount to crossmember location. Everything else looks good.

I found these on CL today and I'm fighting the urge to go buy them........ http://lasvegas.craigslist.org/pts/2666192488.html
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Unread 11-21-2011, 08:33 PM   #290
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Wow! A lot accomplished. Very nice indeed. I know that grill took some elbow grease!
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Unread 11-21-2011, 09:51 PM   #291
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Wow! A lot accomplished. Very nice indeed. I know that grill took some elbow grease!
A little progress, piece by piece. I just let the wirewheel and the rpm's do their thing. The backside of the grill is gonna be a challenge though. May have to use my little spot sandblaster to get in some of the spots.
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Unread 11-22-2011, 03:39 PM   #292
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A little progress, piece by piece. I just let the wirewheel and the rpm's do their thing. The backside of the grill is gonna be a challenge though. May have to use my little spot sandblaster to get in some of the spots.
Sandblaster is what I did. It was still difficult to get all the surfaces.
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Unread 12-17-2011, 07:06 PM   #293
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Just read through the entire build! FANTASTIC!! Is that a fiberglass tub? If I was building up a CJ it would have to be steel. I just think the CJ tailgates are too darn good looking. In fact I have one in my shop to put on my TJ.

Looks like you need a new wire wheel there
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Unread 12-17-2011, 07:34 PM   #294
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Just read through the entire build! FANTASTIC!! Is that a fiberglass tub? If I was building up a CJ it would have to be steel. I just think the CJ tailgates are too darn good looking. In fact I have one in my shop to put on my TJ.

Looks like you need a new wire wheel there
Thanks! My red CJ7 has a fiberglass tub. The 83' that I'm building for this thread has a steel tub. I haven't worked on either of them in a while but that'll change after the holidays pass. I have some aluminum valve covers for the 79' and a new brake booster assembly for the 83' on their way. Thanks for looking.
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Unread 12-19-2011, 08:29 PM   #295
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So my wife and I went out for a few hours today and had the babysitter look after our kids. Here's what she rolled up in....


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Very cool!!!!
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Unread 12-19-2011, 08:44 PM   #296
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The sitter has a clean CJ
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Unread 12-19-2011, 09:03 PM   #297
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Yeah, it was an I6/th400/QT with low range. Very clean inside and out.
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Unread 12-20-2011, 01:52 PM   #298
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I grabbed some paint while at the store today and conducted a little experiment with the tub before I strip it all down. I bought a can of rustoleum multicolored textured 'desert bisque' and 'autumn brown' and sprayed the right rear corner to see how it looks. I used this textured paint a years ago on a step stool for my kids and it's held up very well. I always thought it would make for a great desert camo paint job. I sprayed a scrap piece of sheet to leave outside and see how it weathers too. I really like it and may paint the whole jeep in a 2 color desert camo scheme with it. This way I don't have to worry about an expensive/pretty paint job when I scratch it up on the trail. The texture makes the colors blend very well. I sprayed it over the top of several other coats of spray paint so it bubbled a bit as seen in the second picture. My guess is that once the tub is stripped, cleaned and primed that I won't have that issue. It's gonna be painted either this camo color scheme or orange.

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Unread 12-21-2011, 03:37 PM   #299
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Done Deal, the more I spray this stuff everywhere the more I like it. Rustoleum Multicolor Textured 2 tone desert Camo Paint Job is the final color scheme for this build. Now it's time to strip it all down.
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Unread 12-22-2011, 01:09 AM   #300
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Yea I agree, that paint looks good, now you've got me thinking for my paint when he cheap Earl schwibe paint starts fallin off
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