Hasselback's "Lets try this again" CJ7 build - Page 12 - JeepForum.com

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #166 of 822 Old 03-13-2013, 07:14 PM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
All excited now....an ad popped up on the local classifieds today for someone parting out an all original 83 CJ7! And its only a few miles from my house! Going to go check it out tomorrow. Hoping to find a goldmine of good parts!


1984 CJ7 I6 258 Bone stock
"Screw the brakes, just make the horn louder!"
My build thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/ha...build-1409432/
hasselback is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #167 of 822 Old 03-14-2013, 03:00 PM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
Got my new dash today. Heres what I'm planning on doing with the radio and switches. It will be boxed in when its done, if I decide to proceed.


forumrunner_20130314_170010.jpg

1984 CJ7 I6 258 Bone stock
"Screw the brakes, just make the horn louder!"
My build thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/ha...build-1409432/
hasselback is offline  
post #168 of 822 Old 03-16-2013, 01:21 PM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
Got the dash painted so far today.


forumrunner_20130316_152050.jpg



forumrunner_20130316_152123.jpg

1984 CJ7 I6 258 Bone stock
"Screw the brakes, just make the horn louder!"
My build thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/ha...build-1409432/
hasselback is offline  
post #169 of 822 Old 03-16-2013, 03:51 PM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
Then I ran down the road to a guy who was parting out a CJ, and even though it was picked over pretty good already, I did find this:


forumrunner_20130316_174403.jpg

Best of all, the guy had no idea what it was, and said "you can just have it". Deal! Unfortunately, that was all I was able to get.

Came back and set the dash in place with the radio and switch panel to see what it looks like.


forumrunner_20130316_174835.jpg



forumrunner_20130316_174901.jpg

Also got the back seat cleaned up, painted, and set in place. Time for a break now!


forumrunner_20130316_175107.jpg

1984 CJ7 I6 258 Bone stock
"Screw the brakes, just make the horn louder!"
My build thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/ha...build-1409432/
hasselback is offline  
post #170 of 822 Old 03-16-2013, 03:56 PM
skizriz
Registered User
1978 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Scottdale
Posts: 5,101
That looks about the same as my valve does. Can you tear them apart and do any repairs to them?? I planned to investigate mine, but haven't made it that far yet. I did run a vent line for it though, so at least I have it.
skizriz is offline  
post #171 of 822 Old 03-16-2013, 04:07 PM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
Quote:
Originally Posted by skizriz View Post
That looks about the same as my valve does. Can you tear them apart and do any repairs to them?? I planned to investigate mine, but haven't made it that far yet. I did run a vent line for it though, so at least I have it.
I read a couple different threads on here about the liquid check valve, and roll over valve. From what I understand, there are no user serviceable parts inside either, and they never really go bad, just like a charcoal canister. I still need the roll over valve though, but i saw people were getting them from the Delorean Motor Company for $12.00, so that's what I'll do. Just glad to find the LCV though, since no one makes them any more. the only one I ever saw was on Ebay for $75.00!


Also forgot to mention, I got the steering column all hooked up today to. What a PITA!
hasselback is offline  
post #172 of 822 Old 03-16-2013, 04:12 PM
skizriz
Registered User
1978 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Scottdale
Posts: 5,101
That's the same plans I had. Might as well have Delorean parts on it, I have parts from every other make.
Guess I'll just clean my LCV up and give it a try.
skizriz is offline  
post #173 of 822 Old 03-16-2013, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
Quote:
Originally Posted by skizriz View Post
That's the same plans I had. Might as well have Delorean parts on it, I have parts from every other make.
Guess I'll just clean my LCV up and give it a try.
The Delorean part I'd rather have is the flux capacitor!
hasselback is offline  
post #174 of 822 Old 03-17-2013, 12:20 PM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
Got my speakers installed in the dash, so of course I had to throw the radio in to see how they sounded!


forumrunner_20130317_141857.jpg



forumrunner_20130317_141919.jpg



forumrunner_20130317_141948.jpg



forumrunner_20130317_142010.jpg

1984 CJ7 I6 258 Bone stock
"Screw the brakes, just make the horn louder!"
My build thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/ha...build-1409432/
hasselback is offline  
post #175 of 822 Old 03-18-2013, 05:14 AM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
To finish off the weekend, I finished up my front drive shaft. I had to cut it down by 1 inch since I moved the engine forward. Didn't take any pics of the shortening process, but I just cut a chunk out and welded it back together, being careful to make sure it was straight, and the yokes were in phase. Then it got some new paint, and some u joints. Gotta get some new u bolts, then it can go back it.


forumrunner_20130318_071358.jpg



forumrunner_20130318_071441.jpg

1984 CJ7 I6 258 Bone stock
"Screw the brakes, just make the horn louder!"
My build thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/ha...build-1409432/
hasselback is offline  
post #176 of 822 Old 03-21-2013, 07:11 AM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
Ugggh! The more I look at my dash, the more I hate it! Not happy with the radio configuration, and the paint color isn't quite as orange as I had hoped.

So I think this weekend I will put the radio in the dash where it belongs, and remix the paint with more orange in it, or find a whole new shade. I'm about ready to just take some roll on truck bed liner and go to town with it!
hasselback is offline  
post #177 of 822 Old 03-21-2013, 07:18 AM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
Also got a new CB radio for the Jeep. Going to look into mounting it overhead somehow.


forumrunner_20130321_091501.jpg

And here's a side by side of the color I got, and the color I'd rather have. But I'd be happy with something in between. What do ya'll think?


forumrunner_20130321_091808.jpg

1984 CJ7 I6 258 Bone stock
"Screw the brakes, just make the horn louder!"
My build thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/ha...build-1409432/
hasselback is offline  
post #178 of 822 Old 03-22-2013, 10:38 AM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
Got my flux capacitor in today for the Jeep! Lol, just a roll over valve. Part was 12.95, but shipping was 14.95. What a great deal! Not. Also got a can of Hugger orange paint in too, which I'm going to mix with the burnt orange until I get the shade I'm looking for. Hope it goes well!


forumrunner_20130322_123828.jpg

1984 CJ7 I6 258 Bone stock
"Screw the brakes, just make the horn louder!"
My build thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/ha...build-1409432/
hasselback is offline  
post #179 of 822 Old 03-22-2013, 01:44 PM
Ken4444
Corripe Cervisiam
 
Ken4444's Avatar
1985 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 6,404
Quote:
Originally Posted by hasselback View Post
Got my flux capacitor in today for the Jeep! Lol, just a roll over valve. Part was 12.95, but shipping was 14.95. What a great deal! Not.
I was in the same boat. I bought 2 just to have a spare. Ironically the place is about 45 minutes from my house

"I give you a republic, if you can keep it." - Benjamin Franklin
Ken4444 is offline  
post #180 of 822 Old 03-23-2013, 09:43 PM Thread Starter
hasselback
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Rockton
Posts: 960
Well, its after 11pm, and I just came in from the garage! Got a bunch of little things Crossed off the list tonight. Started by getting the rest of the body bolts in. It only took a 2 ton come along hooked to the frame and a piece of angle that I had to bolt to the tub where the fender bolts up. Took a few cranks to pull everything into alignment, but I got it. Went from that, to reinstalling the shifters.


forumrunner_20130323_232958.jpg



forumrunner_20130323_233026.jpg

Then I threw in the front driveshaft, but i got to get some new straps and bolts. Cant seem to find all of them!


forumrunner_20130323_233249.jpg



forumrunner_20130323_233311.jpg


And now for my fuel filter. I reinstalled my line from the pump to carb. I have this filter inline now, but i don't think its meant to be the primary filter.


forumrunner_20130323_233649.jpg



forumrunner_20130323_233718.jpg

I also have this filter. The barb on the side I think goes to the fuel return line, but my question is, does this filter have to be after the pump, or can I put it in before the pump, which would be more convenient?


forumrunner_20130323_234258.jpg

1984 CJ7 I6 258 Bone stock
"Screw the brakes, just make the horn louder!"
My build thread
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f8/ha...build-1409432/
hasselback is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
"Gaucho" CJ stepside pickup build jscherb Jeep CJ Forum 1447 04-10-2016 04:32 PM
BUILD THREAD: Project "Ghetto Fabulous" motiv8ya Jeep CJ Forum 799 06-19-2015 05:28 PM
Justins "Civillian Jeep" Build nacheswheelin Jeep CJ Forum 47 01-03-2013 09:36 PM
1985 "Special Edition" CJ7 Restoration Build Thread elliottferrell Jeep CJ Forum 38 07-23-2012 09:09 AM
1979 CJ7 "Spartan" Build Report Jmaas Jeep CJ Forum 20 01-09-2009 08:14 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome