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Unread 02-11-2012, 07:16 PM   #46
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Thought I'd share a picture of the Express in its final resting spot. I had it out in the pole barn, but I didn't like it since it is a dirt floor. I cleaned out a concrete slab area where I normally put my riding mower and yard equipment.

I think it is much better on the concrete and it is now up on blocks so the springs won't lose any arch. Soon as the cover shows up that Ken4444 shipped to me, then I will put it on and that will be that.


Unless I get bored...

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Unread 02-11-2012, 08:44 PM   #47
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BioTex,

That is soooo cool! Thanks to all who made this happen. Ya gotta love JF...and it's members...

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Unread 02-11-2012, 08:50 PM   #48
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I was looking at the picture, and just realized that I need to move the block under the frame in order to keep weight off the springs don't I?

Not sure what I was thinking...
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Unread 02-11-2012, 09:00 PM   #49
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I was looking at the picture, and just realized that I need to move the block under the frame in order to keep weight off the springs don't I?

Not sure what I was thinking...
i was thinking that too
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Unread 02-11-2012, 09:08 PM   #50
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i was thinking that too
My eyes still can't get by those shackles....
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Unread 02-11-2012, 09:16 PM   #51
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Gil, I think your ride is going to be well taken care of while your in Okinawa. I'm glad to see a successful transport to Alpine, Texas and a nice "resting place" for a couple years. It's really awesome to have friends like Jon (Budblind), Mike (Cjdogtoy), and Eric (BioTex) for doing all this driving! So, now Sargeant, you have work to do...in Japan!!! Your Jeep looks safe and secure and will be waiting for your return!
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Unread 02-11-2012, 10:54 PM   #52
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I was looking at the picture, and just realized that I need to move the block under the frame in order to keep weight off the springs don't I?

Not sure what I was thinking...
The intent of the plan was good, even if the execution didn't turn out as planned... Oh well, just need a few more blocks to get it off the ground the way you started. God bless.
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Unread 02-12-2012, 12:31 AM   #53
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it's got a better home there than I could give it in phoenix, good job guys.
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Looks like a cozzy spot for a good hybernation. Gotta love the JF decal on the windshield, very appropriate.
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Unread 02-15-2012, 03:05 PM   #55
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Cover installed

Got the cover in the mail yesterday, and installed today. Big thanks to Ken (Ken4444) for hooking us up.
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Unread 02-15-2012, 03:38 PM   #56
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Got the cover in the mail yesterday, and installed today. Big thanks to Ken (Ken4444) for hooking us up.
Glad it arrived OK! It was gathering dust in my attic, so it seemed like a great use for the thing.
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Unread 02-15-2012, 05:18 PM   #57
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Glad it arrived OK! It was gathering dust in my attic, so it seemed like a great use for the thing.
Ken,
It is probably going to get dirty one way or another over the coming years.
It looks washable, but maybe too big to fit into a normal sized washer. Are we to keep the cover with the Jeep, or shall I send it back when the CJ leaves?
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Got the cover in the mail yesterday, and installed today. Big thanks to Ken (Ken4444) for hooking us up.
X2 Thanks Ken4444 and BioTex. Appreciate the effort! God bless
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Unread 02-15-2012, 06:25 PM   #59
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There is a CH IDENTICAL to sgt Js right around the corner from me. Same wheels color ad everything, let's get this thing runnin'!!!
Ps-GO orange jeeps! (have a mango tango jk)
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Unread 02-17-2012, 08:00 AM   #60
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..Are we to keep the cover with the Jeep, or shall I send it back when the CJ leaves?
There are no strings attached. There is no need to send the cover back to me. I suspect that after 3 years of semi-exposure it may be shot anyhow, but perhaps not.

I have a similar cover on my Jetta and if it sits for an extended period, I'll wash the cover while it's on the car with carwash soap and a rag. That gets the tree sap, bird droppings, leaves, and dust off. However because this CJ has a roof over her head, that might not even be necessary in this case. But anyhow, do as you see fit. I don't expect to see the cover again. It was just my small contribution to the project.
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