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Unread 08-17-2013, 07:32 AM   #16
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Tore down a Quadratrack transfer that was supposed to be stuffed but other than being empty (no oil) and one bearing being really dry i cant see any issues at all.






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Unread 08-17-2013, 07:38 AM   #17
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Tore down a Quadratrack transfer that was supposed to be stuffed but other than being empty (no oil) and one bearing being really dry i cant see any issues at all.
The big problems i have had with them so far is the chains being stretched, the clutch cones being torn up, or the splines on the inside of the cones being stripped out.

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Unread 08-17-2013, 09:05 AM   #18
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Welding up seat mount cracks

When I was redoing my CJ tub, I had extensive cracking as well. I'm over 250 lbs so I added 1/4" steel plates, approx. 6" X 4", to each of my seat mounts. I had spray in bedliner so it's not visible.

Great build. Shame you have to wait so long for parts...
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Unread 08-17-2013, 12:48 PM   #19
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Unread 08-31-2013, 06:52 AM   #20
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f#*king panel shops. i work my ring out to get the car ready for paint, finally drop it around and in the past 3 weeks NOTHING has happened, its still sitting in the same spot i dropped it off. THEN i go there again today and he has gone on holidays for 2 weeks. When he gets back im driving it out of there and finding another shop.
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Unread 09-24-2013, 08:13 PM   #21
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Well instead of the panel shop doing anything i grabbed one of my own staff, walked into the panel shop and told him to get to work. 2 days later and the prep is done and we are ready for paint.

Inside the tub we used a product called URKI TEX. Its used as a stone guard on the sills of cars and is VERY cheap. $15 per L. 3 tins later and we have this.







We still need to shoot it with a black enamel over the top but its done the job. Should be able to do the outside in the booth toomorow. We got all the small imperfections filled and smoothed out, added a layer of sealer and spray putty to the car, rubbed back with 200grit then 400.
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Unread 10-01-2013, 09:14 PM   #22
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Inside done, today its getting the outside colour!!




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Unread 10-02-2013, 01:27 AM   #23
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Hi VD2,

Did you know that you have your front spring shackles on upside down. Did you have clearance issues with the spring hanger? Mine are close but after I put the engine on the frame they cleared.

Can't wait to see e finished paint.

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Unread 10-02-2013, 04:00 AM   #24
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The PO put on a massive steering box support making the shackles hit. The shackle hangles also made it impossible to install so i flipped em around for now. I still need to do some more front end work as i havent aligned anything or set caster angles.


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Unread 10-08-2013, 07:16 AM   #25
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Paint all but done.. We have to redo the dash panel as it seems to have been covered in silicon and managed to get full of fisheyes so i need to take it back to bare metal. Rest seems to have turned out ok.





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Unread 10-12-2013, 06:04 AM   #26
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Really starting to look like a jeep again





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Unread 12-12-2013, 03:57 PM   #27
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After 3 attempts to get the paint right on the dash its finally back and the last stage has begun. Doing some wiring tidyup, new speedo and clock, getting the HEI to work with the OEM tacho, new stereo and speakers
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Unread 01-17-2014, 06:23 AM   #28
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Dash wiring redone, all gauges now work, all lights work, heater works, rebuilt steering column with new bearings and indicator switches. Its a shame the previous owner hacked the speaker holes as finding a 4" square cover for the speakers has been a challenge. Not far to go now!
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Unread 01-17-2014, 06:30 AM   #29
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Hey, everything looks azz-backwards on your dash!!

Nice work, my friend. It's good to see your rig coming together.

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Unread 01-17-2014, 07:26 AM   #30
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First time ive touched it since early Dec. Had a REALLY bad Xmas so it was nice to spend a few hrs today on Larry and get stuff done.
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