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Unread 01-05-2014, 07:07 AM   #301
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Mines getting close now and its the RIGHT way around too

Gotta find a stereo and speakers (damn PO hacked them) and get the tacho working with a HEI distributor.
What are your plans for fixing the holes?

Find a donor dash?

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Unread 01-05-2014, 09:56 AM   #302
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Gotta find a stereo and speakers (damn PO hacked them)...
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Try finding another unmolested RHD dash...
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Here's some RHD porn/motivation for you, thanks to JerseyJeeps' beautiful Overlander:



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Here are a couple links to a lot more details/pics of his Overlander:

http://www.cj-8.com/forum/showthread...e-Improvements

http://www.cj-8.com/forum/showthread...Now-what/page2


Good luck!


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Unread 01-05-2014, 03:08 PM   #303
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Here's some RHD porn/motivation for you, thanks to JerseyJeeps' beautiful Overlander:



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Here are a couple links to a lot more details/pics of his Overlander:

http://www.cj-8.com/forum/showthread...e-Improvements

http://www.cj-8.com/forum/showthread...Now-what/page2


Good luck!


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But the steering wheel is on the wrong side
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Unread 01-05-2014, 05:07 PM   #304
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Try finding another unmolested RHD dash.... you think you guys have it hard finding parts. You have it EASY.
I'll bet that you could get one made here...

http://www.doubledfab.com/

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Unread 01-06-2014, 04:59 PM   #305
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I see you have an A/C in your Jeep. I don't have it in mine but during my rebuild I have thought of adding it, not that the weather in Washington requires it but because its not seen very often in a CJ but wonder if its worth the expense. Any thoughts anyone?
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Unread 01-06-2014, 05:12 PM   #306
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I would absolutely love to have an A/C unit in my CJ. ClassicAir has a nice unit. (Or so I'm told)
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I see you have an A/C in your Jeep. I don't have it in mine but during my rebuild I have thought of adding it, not that the weather in Washington requires it but because its not seen very often in a CJ but wonder if its worth the expense. Any thoughts anyone?
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Unread 01-07-2014, 12:58 PM   #307
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Unread 08-28-2014, 10:29 AM   #308
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if I am going to re-wire my jeep with a full painless harness and my dash is already out.. could I just wire all of the dash up first and then install it back on the tub? seems like that would be easier to do than hang upside down under the dash.

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Unread 08-28-2014, 06:54 PM   #309
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Well Keith, I'm just picking up on this thread that has been around for years. I see its still going. My compliments on you excellent job.
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Unread 08-28-2014, 08:46 PM   #310
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Dead thread revival alert! I had some bolts about 8 inches long that were the same size as the windshield knob thread (3/8"-16 I think) that i used to hold the dash on and let me work behind for wiring. Once I had it all on as good as I was going to get it I mounted the vent cables, speedo cable and steering column cover.
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Unread 08-29-2014, 04:40 AM   #311
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I'm with you, used the same threaded windshield knob holes to hold the dash panel out while completing the wiring hookups. Made the mistake of putting in all the vent cables while the dash was out only having to remove them as I was not able to route them easy.

I'll be back on this thread soon as some of my POS Crown vent cable knobs have pulled off the stems. Looking to insert some threaded inserts made for plastic into the knobs and then thread the cable rods with a Die and screw the knobs back on. Sent from my iPhone using JeepForum
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Unread 08-29-2014, 08:47 AM   #312
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Hey Keith I purchased a set of Crown dash cables some time ago and the label said Made in USA and the mold stampings on the inner parts of the cables that snap into the dash were the same as the OEM cables I took out, leading me to believe that Crown went to the same supplier that made the cables for AMC/Jeep. I then purchased more cables more recently, and now they are made in China.. It looks like you may be suffering from the same problem. I can't say the originals were much better though. I know that I used epoxy to reattach the knobs on my originals way back when they were in there and that worked well. Would save you from having to pull the whole dash out.
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Unread 08-29-2014, 08:58 AM   #313
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if I am going to re-wire my jeep with a full painless harness and my dash is already out.. could I just wire all of the dash up first and then install it back on the tub? seems like that would be easier to do than hang upside down under the dash.

thanks.
I did mine on my coffee table, then took it out and put it on.
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Unread 08-29-2014, 02:08 PM   #314
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awesome tahnks.
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Unread 09-07-2014, 09:31 PM   #315
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Real informative thread - thanks!
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