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post #4291 of 19951 Old 09-18-2010, 04:57 PM
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Down to a few bolts

spend all day getting the rest of the stuff out of the CJ

Found out that the roll bar is shot too
oh well new tub and roll bar
also found out why the heater is not working.....some one took some heavy tools to the copper pipe,

argg the bill keeps going up



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post #4292 of 19951 Old 09-18-2010, 05:09 PM
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branson is 100+ miles away and i dont get down that way much but i will have to look them up and see what they got since the junkyards in my area dont have anything older than 2000

but heres what i got done today got the body seperated from the frame so now all i got to do is pick it up with the tractor and set it off then the rust fixin fun begains..



I thought it was pretty close to that. Be sure and post some pictures after you get the tub off. Hope the frame is in good shape. Keep up the good work.
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post #4293 of 19951 Old 09-18-2010, 06:54 PM
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Doors and top right around the corner

Took the doors apart and started sanding, Red doors green jeep, not another winter like that. I hate body work.
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post #4294 of 19951 Old 09-19-2010, 07:58 PM
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Whew...man, ripped out carpet to find all sorts of holes and steel plates supporting seats. Removed seats and sanded the whole interior of the fiberglass tub. Cut out the back section and between fiberglass, resin, and gorilla glue it is starting to come together. Only took all of the last two days. Next weekend, finish sanding and leveling of seat mounts, 1/8 inch steel reinforcement for bed area then drill holes for seat mounts and body mount, insert new stainsless steel plates for all bolts top and bottom then.....bedliner...sweet!@!

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post #4295 of 19951 Old 09-19-2010, 08:36 PM
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Taped head to fix a valve cover bolt hole that was stripped, replaced valve cover gasket, drained flushed and filled tranny oil, changed engine oil.
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post #4296 of 19951 Old 09-19-2010, 08:58 PM
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Rewired the lights, what a mess, but we now have all the lights working
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post #4297 of 19951 Old 09-24-2010, 08:09 AM
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tried to change the exhaust gasket and ended up discovering the manifold is cracked... then tried to change the motor mounts only to find the stock nuts would not work on the new mount studs.... I love my CJ.
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post #4298 of 19951 Old 09-24-2010, 12:54 PM
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Taking the tub off

Just waiting for some reinforcements to get here,

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post #4299 of 19951 Old 09-24-2010, 01:36 PM
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pushing it down the drive way, poping the clutch and taking it to the mechianic neighbor cause it will not start with the key again.....
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post #4300 of 19951 Old 09-25-2010, 05:15 PM
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Adjusted the rear brakes.

Who could have guessed the steering gets dicey when the fronts lock up

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post #4301 of 19951 Old 09-25-2010, 05:35 PM
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Now that the tub is off,,, cleaning the frame
AS bad as the tub was , the frame is awesome, like new except for where the body mounts rested and rusted
Its all good
If now I could find a TF999

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post #4302 of 19951 Old 09-25-2010, 05:45 PM
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The dana 44/60 axle swap is complete! Tie rods and drag link finally in. Dana 60 rear is 5 lug semi float. Dana 44 front is ScoutII, knuckles turned, dana 30 outers with HD warn hubs. Knuckles tapered over the knuckle and gm 1 ton tie rod ends. Tube is 1.5" DOM with threaded inserts welded in. It only took 4 months! I did all fab work and design myself. And boy is that time consuming.
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post #4303 of 19951 Old 09-25-2010, 06:11 PM
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started reworking the dash that has ten coats of paint on it ughhhh. Any ideas how to remove the switches from the dash, looks like some sort of lock nut?
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post #4304 of 19951 Old 09-25-2010, 06:16 PM
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my 1972 cj-5

wrapping up a frame off restoration got the front end on and the roll cage in
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post #4305 of 19951 Old 09-26-2010, 09:09 AM
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We just bought a CJ7, will post some pics as soon as I can find the camera usb cable. It was in excellent condition for an 82, but we now think it had an engine fire which is why the PO painted it camo and use it for hunting. It runs great, but we still have to fix a whole bunch of stuff. The first thing we did was paint over the camo a bright cherry red (not my choice, but I like it now) and herculine the floor. It's drying in my carport right now.

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