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post #31 of 44 Old 04-22-2012, 01:13 PM Thread Starter
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That's GREAT that you have a Son that wants to work with you on projects.Great Father Son relationship project.Good Luck with it.
Good Luck gettin him to mow the yard the next 4 years.
Thanks! He helps me on most everything I do. Since my back surgery last September he has really kicked into high gear!

I use the jeep as the carrot in front of the mule. If he wants work done on the jeep he has to do his part on other things around the house.



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post #32 of 44 Old 04-22-2012, 01:27 PM Thread Starter
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Sam is looking at every car on the road to find the exact color he wants.

He likes these colors so far. And wants a Tan top and interior.

Ford Ruby Red


Toyota Slasa Red Pearl
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post #33 of 44 Old 04-22-2012, 01:58 PM
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Nuts to them fancy new colors....besides, red vehicles are cop magnets.

Show him some pictures of the oem jeep metallics and tell him every time a Jeep gets painted another manufacturers' color, god kills a basket full of kittens!

As an aside, I remember getting my first vehicle before I could drive.....a '63 scout......and it drove me nuts day dreaming about it all the time and not being able to bring my delusions into reality! Congrats to the young fella', the next 4 years are going to be a blast for him. And the jeep will be done just in time for him to start hauling around handfuls of sweet young things!

'84 CJ-7: Yota axles (spartan locked front, e-locked rear) 4" BDS, 1" Daystar & 3/8" shackle lifts, 35" X-Terrains on steelies, YJ Tub & family roll bar, heater blower upgrade, 4.2L w/MC2100 & Team Rush, Warn 8274. Rebuilt 4.2/4.0 hybrid, AX15 and twin sticks/clocking ring waiting to go in.

The advertised position for a topless, dirty jeep girl has been filled......by my wife. Thanks to all that applied.
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post #34 of 44 Old 04-22-2012, 03:23 PM Thread Starter
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Nuts to them fancy new colors....besides, red vehicles are cop magnets.

Show him some pictures of the oem jeep metallics and tell him every time a Jeep gets painted another manufacturers' color, god kills a basket full of kittens!

As an aside, I remember getting my first vehicle before I could drive.....a '63 scout......and it drove me nuts day dreaming about it all the time and not being able to bring my delusions into reality! Congrats to the young fella', the next 4 years are going to be a blast for him. And the jeep will be done just in time for him to start hauling around handfuls of sweet young things!
Funny!
I can't say what he said about the kittens (he's a dog guy I guess).

He said he wants a tool box in the back and I tried to tell him that he would want a seat to haul the girls in!
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post #35 of 44 Old 04-22-2012, 06:42 PM Thread Starter
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We shot a short video of the engine and exhaust.
The exhaust is a single glasspack with a Y split to duals out the back.
It sounds terrible!




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post #36 of 44 Old 05-03-2012, 08:04 AM
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Already enjoying watching this project come along. Maybe we'll get em done about the same time. LOL.

I go to Florida at least once a month if you need me to haul those fenders down.
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post #37 of 44 Old 05-03-2012, 09:20 AM
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off to a good start with this one, Its really neat seeing these father son projects. I'll follow along if you don't mind.
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post #38 of 44 Old 05-03-2012, 09:26 AM
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You know I'm watching this build. I hope to do the same with my son when he gets older. I have the springs in a good place until you need them.

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post #39 of 44 Old 05-03-2012, 12:30 PM
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This is a thread is great, Sam is the man, tackling a project like this. I'm sure in the years to come he'll be giving good advise on this forum.
keep the post coming.
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post #40 of 44 Old 05-05-2012, 01:27 PM Thread Starter
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Already enjoying watching this project come along. Maybe we'll get em done about the same time. LOL.

I go to Florida at least once a month if you need me to haul those fenders down.
It will take a while to get Sam's done, I have to finish mine first!

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off to a good start with this one, Its really neat seeing these father son projects. I'll follow along if you don't mind.
It's great to do things with the boys, I like teaching them how to correctly do things. Sam is very mechanically inclined and just needs some direction here and there.

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You know I'm watching this build. I hope to do the same with my son when he gets older. I have the springs in a good place until you need them.
Thanks for the springs! I hope that we can find a pair of wide track axles to install with them.

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This is a thread is great, Sam is the man, tackling a project like this. I'm sure in the years to come he'll be giving good advise on this forum.
keep the post coming.

We will post as we get work done. I travel allot of the time for work so we only get 1 or 2 days a week to get things done around the house. Jeeps come in last sometimes! We still try to do something to mine or his anyway, even if it is small.

Thanks guys!



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post #41 of 44 Old 05-09-2012, 09:31 PM
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It was nice meeting you. I hope the springs work out for you and Sam!

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post #42 of 44 Old 05-10-2012, 05:05 PM Thread Starter
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It was nice meeting you. I hope the springs work out for you and Sam!
Same here!
The first thing he did when I came home a few mins ago was unload the springs and inspect them!

Thanks again!

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post #43 of 44 Old 07-05-2013, 06:54 AM
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[QUOTE=jeepwhore;13450711]Nuts to them fancy new colors....besides, red vehicles are cop magnets.

Show him some pictures of the oem jeep metallics and tell him every time a Jeep gets painted another manufacturers' color, god kills a basket full of kittens!



HaHAA!!! hilarious and true!
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post #44 of 44 Old 03-05-2014, 12:09 AM
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Anything new?

I love the threads and how you include your family in the pics and comments!
Good work! and look forward to any progress
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