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FLynes 09-04-2011 08:29 PM

The Jeep With No Name Teardown and Rebuild (Lots of Pics)
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Okay folks, we finally had a day of great weather, temperature was lowest it's been in months, so I decided to finally start the teardown on The Jeep With No Name. The plan is to restore it back to original showroom condition. I want it to look as nice as Keith460's. This build is going to take years, so be patient. I took a load of pictures today; let me know what I'm doing right, or what I could be doing smarter.


FLynes 09-04-2011 08:30 PM

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More pics

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:32 PM

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Drew first blood.

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:34 PM

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Something's not right with that rear leaf spring....

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:35 PM

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Airing up the tires for its last ride, before the teardown.

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:37 PM

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Coming back from the last ride with Mikey.

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:40 PM

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Somehow, I don't think the Delco Remy horn is original, but the windshield washer bottle is.

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:41 PM

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I forgot how much fun this is.

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:43 PM

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Definitely better than Lexapro...

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:44 PM

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The lower radiator hose didn't want to go easy, so I sliced it.

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:46 PM

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Renee was my documentarian and Mikey was my go-for.

243 09-04-2011 08:47 PM

First in :D

Frederick, after three years on my build I can say that I would never attempt a project of this magnitude again unless I had the entire vehicle sandblasted by a professional. I wasted more time and money with wire wheels, flap discs and other creations stripping metal than I have on any other part of the build. Next time I will trailer the chassis to a shop, have it stripped and take it straight home and spray it with epoxy primer. Then I would do the same with the body after taking photos of the damage that would need metal repair.

Good luck with your project!

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:49 PM

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Whoever decided to paint this engine yellow and green should be shot. Crappy 3" body lift goes bye bye too.

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:52 PM

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Proud day for me, when my little buddy asked me if he could turn a wrench, so I let him take the power steering pump off. Not quite sure if the power steering was original or not.

FLynes 09-04-2011 08:53 PM

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Had to Sawzall the bumper, to get to the bolts. Time to drain the oil.

The time now is 02:37 PM.

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