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post #586 of 1546 Old 03-23-2013, 05:53 PM
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Way to go. It won't be long and you'll be Jeeping!! I prefer buckets however your bench seat looks cool. I bet those 04 seats would be comfy. I say go for it.

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Today I got the intake and headers bolted up, the power steering pump, and the new alternator installed. I still have to seal the hole in the intake, and I have to rebuild the carb. Also, I have to connect the headers to the duals. Then I'll be ready to start up. I still have to reinstall the windshield frame and glass. I think I'll just paint it an odd color that I have on the shelf, rather than trying to paint it the final color, since I'm not sure what color I am going to use!

The big pending repair is changing out the clutch. Bill gave me a deal on a gently used clutch a short time ago. I have never done this, but I'm sure I can get it done. I'm planning on driving it, chatter and all, for a little bit before I drop the tranny. The weather should be very Jeepy here in 3 or 4 more weeks. This winter I am thinking I will pull it all down and do the frame-off repair it deserves. Also, I need to do the regear for front and rear axles... another courtesy of Bill!

I have the option to bring home an '04(?) Cherokee for $200. It has no drivetrain except axles. The interior and body is near perfect. I'm thinking I could use the seats in my 7 and the Chrysler 8.25 axle under Fallon's Cherokee, then part it out. Should I go buckets (I like Clay's) or find a better bench set up? This decision has an impact on whether I get the Cherokee.

If the body and interior is near perfect, would that save you work on Fallon's XJ?

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post #588 of 1546 Old 03-23-2013, 06:46 PM
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What are you going to use to repair the hole in the intake? Pipe threads and a plug I hope.
I like buckets for the reason of having a center consul, and a cup holder.

Guess what buddy, were Supposed to get 4 to 6" of snow by tomorrow night.

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post #589 of 1546 Old 03-23-2013, 08:08 PM Thread Starter
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Way to go. It won't be long and you'll be Jeeping!! I prefer buckets however your bench seat looks cool. I bet those 04 seats would be comfy. I say go for it.
I like the buckets we placed in my son's Jeep. They're from a Grand Am and comfortable. Making me rethink my seats.

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If the body and interior is near perfect, would that save you work on Fallon's XJ?
I was wondering the same thing. Fal's interior is excellent. There is only a little rust, and Clay has welded most of it. I don't think the panels are compatible, so I'm not sure there is any benefit in getting the XJ. There is no title, so I can't set him up to drive it.

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What are you going to use to repair the hole in the intake? Pipe threads and a plug I hope.
I like buckets for the reason of having a center consul, and a cup holder.

Guess what buddy, were Supposed to get 4 to 6" of snow by tomorrow night.

Bill
Planning on using a sealant on a bolt and running it into the hole. It is the upper mount for the pwr steering pump. I don't know what kind of temps to expect from an intake so that will have an impact on what is used. I have some avaition gasket sealant on the shelf that I think would work great, but again, I have to research the temps.

The buckets definitely lend themselves to harnesses better than bench. And after watching your videos I can guarantee we will get involved in some Jeep club somewhere! But still, I'm going to investigate a Ranger and an S-10 bench with the incoporated console. Not sure they will even fit?



It has rained since last night. Still raining now, and supposed to go all day tomorrow. Flood warnings in effect again, but we are high-and-dry. Temps are good though, and we have harvested turnips, carrots, cauliflower, and broccoli. Potatoes are up and the onions are bulbing. I like this time of year!

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What are you going to use to repair the hole in the intake? Pipe threads and a plug I hope.
I like buckets for the reason of having a center consul, and a cup holder.

Guess what buddy, were Supposed to get 4 to 6" of snow by tomorrow night.

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Tore out the wall between the dining room and den. Tore out the kitchen tile. Tore out the school room carpet. Tore out out the carpet in den/dining area (now a BIG freakin den!), applied knock-down to all the walls, framed out the doors, laid vinyl plank in in kitchen and NEW dining room (former school room), painted the walls with DARING colors (daring for us bland folk), carpet bought/installed by Home Depot (to the tune of $1600freakingdollarsforonefreakingBIGAZZroom), and had the carpet rep out just a moment ago because IT'S BUGGERED (buggered just doesn't quite accomplish the emotional feeling I am experiencing at the moment!)! "Ahh, well, umm, yes, maybe, it's possible that could be poorly done, umm, I'll have to check my drawings, that certainly is suspect..." LAME! My house is STILL torn apart. WAITING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AAAAAAARRRRRRGGGGGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH...

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post #592 of 1546 Old 03-27-2013, 07:06 PM
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Goosefrabba bro. You have your family and health (and weird friends like us). What's up wit da job stuff??

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Goosefrabba bro. You have your family and health (and weird friends like us). What's up wit da job stuff??
Goosefrabba?? Is that like chicken gizzards?

Nothing from either job interview, which I take as a negative sign! But hoping yet...

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post #595 of 1546 Old 03-27-2013, 09:19 PM
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Goosfraba thats a good one. Scott did you at least get to keep the buggered carpet to put down under the cj that we have not herd about lately.
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I feel so much better!

No decisions on the carpet yet. They may replace the whole room.

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Carpet rep came out and very carefully refused to accept any responsibility. He is laying it all to the manufacturer. It is not a manufacturer issue, but I don't care how it is resolved, so long as it is resolved.

Rebuilt the MC2100 on my Jeep this evening. This carb WAS on Clay's Jeep (he has mine). Clay rebuilt it but it never ran well. I'm hoping it was because it was his first time and it wasn't correct. I can see nothing wrong with it. Or maybe I have MoC's disease!? The carb is a 1.08 and I rejetted it with 46s. Let's see what happens...

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Good luck slim. Happy Easter!

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Thanks, Chris.


He is Risen.

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He is! Amen bro.

I had a carpet issue in a rental I built one time a few years ago. The carpet was clearly different colors. The whole room came off the same roll, but where the seam was, one side was darker. The rep said (which I confirmed later) that the ends of carpet rolls are often a little darker because the carpet hangs to dry, and the dye gravitates to the bottom of the sheets. In my case it was particularly bad. Still no love on the price.

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