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Unread 03-04-2014, 08:41 AM   #1366
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I am on the road and about 400 miles away now.

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Unread 03-04-2014, 09:58 AM   #1367
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I am on the road and about 400 miles away now.
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That is a great feeling - I always enjoy that 'giddy' feeling of driving to get a new toy.

Be safe and keep us updated!


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Unread 03-04-2014, 10:02 AM   #1368
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Just got onto I 10 ; I have about 300 miles to go.
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Unread 03-04-2014, 10:45 AM   #1369
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I am on the road and about 400 miles away now.
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Just got onto I 10 ; I have about 300 miles to go.
Nice safe 75 MPH......
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Unread 03-04-2014, 11:24 AM   #1370
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Nice safe 75 MPH......
Hell no! I'm doing 70 there and I'll be doing 65 on the way home.

200 miles to go.
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Unread 03-04-2014, 01:04 PM   #1371
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Well so far no banditos have been sighted, so all is well.

100 miles to go gents. It's a dry heat.
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Unread 03-04-2014, 03:55 PM   #1372
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Just wondering if you've seen Eli Wallach or Lee Van Cleef?

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Unread 03-04-2014, 03:57 PM   #1373
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The guy I bought it from kind a look like Lee Van Cleef.

Yes yes, the High Plains Drifter!
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Unread 03-04-2014, 03:59 PM   #1374
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for the next time you stop.

This one ^ won't work on mobil.


Or this one
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1957 WILLYS pickup, needs work.
1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 03-04-2014, 04:14 PM   #1375
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http://paintref.com/paintref/model/green_Jeep.shtml

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1957 WILLYS pickup, needs work.
1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
Lots of parts not for sale, i'm a hoarder.
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Unread 03-04-2014, 04:53 PM   #1376
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Okay, as promised here's a picture of the high plains drifter in front of RAMS' house, or should I say apartment. To call this place a crap hole would be an insult to crap.
image-3006781537.jpg

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Unread 03-04-2014, 05:03 PM   #1377
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Great find now get that thing home under your care Safely that is
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Unread 03-04-2014, 05:05 PM   #1378
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It's like visiting a shrine or something!
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Unread 03-04-2014, 05:07 PM   #1379
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How's the antenna doing in the wind?


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1957 WILLYS pickup, needs work.
1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 03-04-2014, 05:11 PM   #1380
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How's the antenna doing in the wind? .
It's actually not too bad, it's bobbing a little bit but nothing to get concerned about. I found out the answer to the paint code 7P is Lime Green, which it would seem was for the 1976 gremlin. Also I did confirm that my trim code is 1HF, which is black Wellington vinyl bucket seats, not bench. That bench seat is original, so I'm at a bit of a loss.
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