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post #14221 of 19944 Old 11-05-2013, 03:33 PM
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Started repairing the small hole in the hood from the PO's hood ornament, all in preperation the the graphics kit I ordered today as well....

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post #14222 of 19944 Old 11-05-2013, 04:17 PM
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I did that once, 19.7 gallons or so, just before I started keeping track of mileage

$3.60/gal seems pretty steep, I just paid $3.30 last night to fill up. Was that in a remote area?
Took my son to Gatlinburg, TN for the weekend and gas in Pigeon Forge was $3.08/gallon.
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post #14223 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 04:35 AM
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Took my son to Gatlinburg, TN for the weekend and gas in Pigeon Forge was $3.08/gallon.
Thats cheap gas in cali! In a town where there are 4 -5 gas stations Its a little non cosmopolitan but not so rural!
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post #14224 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 04:41 AM
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picked up a little friend for my cj today

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Does that have a military spec number? I would like to start looking for one of those.


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post #14225 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 04:54 AM
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Does that have a military spec number? I would like to start looking for one of those. Sent from AutoGuide.com App
My best guess is its a M416 from the 60's
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post #14226 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 04:56 AM
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My drivers side cardboard sun visor was hanging by the upholstery cover. While I was getting the CJ ready for a two state jaunt across Oklahoma and a portion of Arkansas on the Trans America Trail, my son Blake fabricated some 1/8" aluminum replacement visors for me.imageuploadedbyautoguide1383739008.082426.jpg [color=gray]Sent fro
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post #14227 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 12:24 PM
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My drivers side cardboard sun visor was hanging by the upholstery cover. While I was getting the CJ ready for a two state jaunt across Oklahoma and a portion of Arkansas on the Trans America Trail, my son Blake fabricated some 1/8" aluminum replacement visors for me.
Is that your dome light attached to the wiper motor cover?

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post #14228 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 01:19 PM
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Installed more trim after painting
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post #14229 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 02:35 PM
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Just this:







...I should probably start a build thread.....
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post #14230 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 03:53 PM
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Found the source of the awful grinding on the way home from wheeling Saturday. The spring and adjuster piece must have popped loose when I put the parking brake on when it was on the trailer.
Now I just need to sledge my frame rail back into place.
Overall, I didn't find any real damage.


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post #14231 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 09:20 PM
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Is that your dome light attached to the wiper motor cover?
Yessir!


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post #14232 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 09:26 PM
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Just this:

...I should probably start a build thread.....
Yes, yes you should.

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post #14233 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 09:43 PM
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It was being sluggish today, noticed the oil pressure gauge was really low so I checked... Apparently whoever worked on my engine didn't seal it well... I was missing a quart of oil. It only has about 600 to 700 miles on it, I got the Jeep with a rebuilt engine and 300 miles on it a few months ago. New project to tack on, still wanting to rewire this weekend or the next, have the harness sitting in my room.

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post #14234 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 10:11 PM
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Painted my 15"x5.5" steel wheels , now I have to get some 235/75R15 tires from Wal-Mart
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post #14235 of 19944 Old 11-06-2013, 10:26 PM
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Thats cheap gas in cali! In a town where there are 4 -5 gas stations Its a little non cosmopolitan but not so rural!
Gas was $2.85 here in Chesterfield, MO last week, it's been really low lately. This summer it was up to $3.80+ for regular. Taking advantage of it right now.
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