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post #241 of 19950 Old 04-01-2007, 04:50 PM
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Besides messing up my brakes which where working? not much...

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post #242 of 19950 Old 04-01-2007, 07:25 PM
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Just finished the DIY twin stick on my D 300.
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post #243 of 19950 Old 04-01-2007, 10:03 PM
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in the process of installing a 304 and taking out the 150 4 banger. I took the 304 out of the donor jeep and took out the 4banger out of mine. Now i am getting ready for the fun stuff.
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post #244 of 19950 Old 04-01-2007, 10:28 PM
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just took the top off, weather forcast says I got atleast 7-10 days of sunshine. I'd say its worth it.
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post #245 of 19950 Old 04-01-2007, 10:45 PM
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put a new Radiator in new power steering pump pulley and a new mopar efi vibration Dampener in good times.
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post #246 of 19950 Old 04-02-2007, 10:29 AM
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Installed new springs and shocks, rear seat belts, stereo, sway bar, sway bar disconnect, sport cage, and new battery.
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post #247 of 19950 Old 04-02-2007, 10:43 AM
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Moved all of my unassembled pieces into a portable garage that I put up. Moved the sandblasted frame and axles into the porta garage too. Removed the engine, transmission, and transfer case from the old frame and put the engine on an engine stand as I get ready to rebuild it. Still trying to decide what to do with the old axles. Not sure yet.

'78 cj-7, 258, twin stick dana 300 transfer case, NV3550 transmission, scout d44 axles with detroit truetrac, 4.09 gears, black diamond 3.5 inch lift. The rest is yet to come.
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post #248 of 19950 Old 04-02-2007, 02:47 PM
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installed the wiper motor cover. Only took me about 10 minutes, I was all geared up for a few hours of cursing and confusion. Its always refreshing when you get a project that goes together a lot easier than expected.
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post #249 of 19950 Old 04-03-2007, 10:51 PM
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Replaced the shoes on (almost) all wheels and discovered that the reason my recently acquired CJ5 pulls real bad to the right when braking is because the springs/shoes/misc small parts are missing from the rear left wheel.

Rebuilt slave cylinders, and replaced master cylinder.

I did the work at a friends house, and was halfway home in the dark when all the external lighting blinked a few times then turned off. Had to hard wire the headlights to finish the drive home.
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post #250 of 19950 Old 04-03-2007, 10:56 PM
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Dropped the fuel tank and installed new sender seal and fuel lines on the tank. Adjusted the quan. sender to read correctly... sort of.

Installed new AMC/GM HEI system with platnium plugs. Runs great.....

Next big project will be one piece axles.
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post #251 of 19950 Old 04-05-2007, 05:58 PM
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What did I do for my CJ today?

Got it a running buddy!
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1978 CJ-7 original owner; AMC 401 V-8 (w/some goodies);NP4500;D300 (w/Curry 4:1); D44 front;AMC20 (Warn one piece axles) rear
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post #252 of 19950 Old 04-05-2007, 06:55 PM
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Got it a running buddy!
:suicide: ummmm... not my thing, but good thing that the CJ is still there. But i bet she rides amazing compared to the 7

No Jeep currently.

2009 BMW 328i
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post #253 of 19950 Old 04-05-2007, 08:03 PM
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Nice H3 clone!


::shudder::

Nice CJ though


I finally installed my TJ flares... they look like crap but work great -

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T177 Tranny | Dana 300 T-Case
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post #254 of 19950 Old 04-05-2007, 09:55 PM
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Finished putting on my Hedman fender well headers, I removed the left front fender (to clear the steering shaft) and it went on perfectly, no scratches, didn't have to purposely dent any tubes. The low end torque is amazing coupled with the Flowmaster 50 series mufflers. I also replaced the fuel lines in the engine bay, new front brake pads and turned rotors, repacked bearings and installed longer braided stainless steel brake lines. I had to replace both inner and outer spindle bearings as the races were cracked on the left front, all in the last 3 days.

Still have to do the turn signal switch, defroster duct (there's a Prestone bottle performing those duties at the moment), new stainless steel dash knobs, oil pressure gauge, cut front u-bolts, rewire tail lights (if the new turn signal switch doesn't fix them), replace radiator overflow bottle.

I guess I'll be busy for a while..............

1979 CJ5 360 V8 w/Holley 470 Truck Avenger, HEI Ignition, Livewires w/E3 Sparkplugs, Hedman Hedders, Flowmasters, DANA 30 w/Auzzie Locker, AMC 20 limited slip "N" 3:54's, Tuff Country 2.5" lift, Rancho RS5118, Rubicon Express Quick Disconnects, Currie 1/2" lift Heavy Duty Greasable Shackles, DANA 20, T150, Mile Marker PE8000 w/MiFi Controll Box, Bestop Super Top, Warn 6 bolt Premiums, 31x10.50x15
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post #255 of 19950 Old 04-06-2007, 09:39 AM
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I backed into my friends YJ, left a big *** dent in the rear, and scored my CJ some shiny new paint.

CJ: 1 - YJ: 0

1982 CJ-5 Laredo 258, T-176, D-300
1972 240z in pieces...

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...that's why you push in that little nipple (hehe.. I said nipple on the internet :D )
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