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post #1 of 11 Old 06-08-2013, 06:40 PM Thread Starter
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hello all

Well I turned 40 last month and bought my 3rd jeep ( in my life time ).
1983 cj7 258 with a automatic ( factory) . 109,876 miles . rust well rust is another issue. I started today with front floors . not as bad as I thought . but will have to break out the welder. The list of things it needs is getting very long . but I think when all is said and done I will have a nice beach jeep . as that is the main reason for project .

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post #2 of 11 Old 06-08-2013, 06:49 PM
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Welcome. You will find tons of information here.
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post #3 of 11 Old 06-08-2013, 07:33 PM
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post #4 of 11 Old 06-08-2013, 07:59 PM
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This is a great site. Welcome aboard. Rob
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post #5 of 11 Old 06-09-2013, 08:38 AM
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welcome to the forum. lots of info here. and from my short time here very helpful folks around here.
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post #6 of 11 Old 06-09-2013, 10:10 AM Thread Starter
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Well I got out to the shop this mourning and made me some cardboard templates . let's close this floor up . thinking of use 18g ? Any thoughts ?
Will be adding pics as soon as I learn how to convert them . also how do I upgrade my account ?
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post #7 of 11 Old 06-09-2013, 03:26 PM
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thinking of use 18g ? Any thoughts ? =hurricanebilly
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I use stop signs. Consistant materials, free, available at almost any intersection, and they all use the same socket. But that's just me!

I've also learned that sometimes... when people don't agree with you .... its best to hold them down and kidney punch them till they agree with you
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post #8 of 11 Old 06-09-2013, 07:00 PM Thread Starter
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Went with 16g as that's what our "stay off dune" signs are. LOL....
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post #9 of 11 Old 06-11-2013, 06:36 PM Thread Starter
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Well today floors are almost done .taken break for a day or two . than back on it .
Thinking of rewiring. Just thinking .any thoughts on a very inexpensive rewire . as I said before this jeep is only a beach buggy. Toggel switch push button starter type thing .......,,,,
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post #10 of 11 Old 06-27-2013, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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All front floor boards are done and working on dash ..steering column came out very nice . keep in mind this jeep is a beach buggy . anyways speaking of column dose anyone no where to get a new or nice used gear indicator for an automatic column . factory column.
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post #11 of 11 Old 10-13-2013, 10:23 AM Thread Starter
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Well its been a while be the cj is almost done .all that is left now is new radiator and a couple of seats . o and don't forget tires and wheels .
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