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post #1 of 19 Old 09-22-2009, 03:47 PM Thread Starter
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Newbie CJ5 renegade rebuild

well here goes....heres my cj5 304 renegade...had it less than two weeks, before I broke her all the way down to the block.


Im still in the middle of the build but have bunch of pics by the weekend hopefully...










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post #2 of 19 Old 09-22-2009, 04:16 PM Thread Starter
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I want to kick myself in the butt for not taking pictures of taking tub, etc. off but here is where i picked up the camera..kinda


Starting to take off the wiring harness and motor apart.







Taking the tranny and transfer off, have to replace first gear and synchros...went ahead and did the whole rebuild and seal kit on both cases.



Finally got everything off and now for to prime and paint chasis...





Tore everything off and primed and painted with high heat paint



Time to replace the cluch with the master kit..

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post #3 of 19 Old 09-22-2009, 04:25 PM
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looks great so far!!! Keep the pics coming man.

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love that green!
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post #5 of 19 Old 09-24-2009, 11:33 AM Thread Starter
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here are some new toys from morris 4x4....hopefully going to work on it this weekend but we are getting the much needed rain here in tx..


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here are some new toys from morris 4x4....hopefully going to work on it this weekend but we are getting the much needed rain here in tx..



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well been busy with work and all but here are some pics of the updated jeep...will be painting the single stage 2k paint this week.

sandblasting the the jeep,


repairing a few patch panels throughout jeep


welding 4" flat bar all the way around the jeep starting with back.

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Way cool, love the green/black combo. Now's the time for a new clutch kit save you work and time later.

Looks great so far.
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post #9 of 19 Old 11-09-2009, 02:03 PM Thread Starter
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hey blake already did it man...this is basically a complete turnaround on this jeep...i had it exactly 1 1/2 weeks before i tore it apart...so im really ready to get it finished..im just been waiting for past week or so for the weather to get warm enough to paint...here some more pics.


new master clutch kit...

had to replace some patch panels, instead of cutting the old floor out and patching it in the exact spot, i cut the rust out and patched over it...since im going to be spraying raptor in it this week, i think it will still look good..



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finally got the jeep painted, raptor lined, and putting body back on frame in about an hr..hope to you this baby painless wired and cranked by next weekend.






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post #11 of 19 Old 11-15-2009, 06:05 PM Thread Starter
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after getting jeep painted and raptored, i put the tub on the frame, mounted the body lift, installed clutch, brake, gas, master cylinder, and clutch assembly. here some pics of todays work.







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post #12 of 19 Old 11-16-2009, 11:15 AM
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Nice work, keep it coming along. How did you like the Raptor coating? I've just heard about it and may use it in my 3B tub floors.

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post #13 of 19 Old 11-18-2009, 07:29 PM Thread Starter
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worked great, im going to spray my truck, my dads, my moms, and all my other ones very very easy to do man...and it turned out great hard as a rock in five hrs..

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some more picstures of the jeep...painless wiring saturday... then hopefully have her insured and drivingable by next weekend






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post #15 of 19 Old 11-21-2009, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
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alright finally started the wiring and etc today hopefully finish everything up tom..here some up tp date pics





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