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post #1456 of 20259 Old 12-09-2008, 10:08 PM
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oh and the locking pin. I just bought a spring and made that


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post #1457 of 20259 Old 12-10-2008, 12:54 AM
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Thanks, rags!

Are those lights shallow enough to not require drilling out behind them? Or did you have to do some drilling?

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post #1458 of 20259 Old 12-10-2008, 09:36 AM
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Ya they are 7/8" thick and just take 3 screw to hold them on...so no big holes in your tub...I ordered them from a big rig supplier..the screws are under those chrome looking bezels

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post #1459 of 20259 Old 12-10-2008, 10:37 AM
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Just finished up putting the DANA 30 widetrack into my 76 CJ7.
replaced the ball joints, outer bearings, seals, 6 bolt hubs, mile marker lockouts, etc.... Tonight I am trying to align the front end so it will steer decent enough to take it to alignment shop...

Going to drill out the welds on my 76 Bronco donor axles and look into changing the axle tubes to the lengths I want. Then order some axles to go inside....

Still have to fix rich fuel condition, Vacuum leak under carb, and clean up all the screwy wiring the previous owner did....

The I can figure out if I need a new temp gauge or if the aftermarket one is fried, fix the transmission shift linkage (can't tell what gear I am in and it is very loose) due to the 5 inches or so of lift.

And shop for TIRES!!!!
That is my week in a nutshell... hope it doesn't rain every day...
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post #1460 of 20259 Old 12-10-2008, 01:29 PM
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Just finished install on my D.U.I. Performance Distributor. Now shopping for new wheels and tires.
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post #1461 of 20259 Old 12-10-2008, 01:36 PM
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Filled my coolant up and put the spare tire back on

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post #1462 of 20259 Old 12-10-2008, 02:23 PM
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Installed a "new" used hood.
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post #1463 of 20259 Old 12-10-2008, 03:27 PM
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Installed new 2.5" lift leafs on my CJ5..

and while I was at it, dropped the tank and finally replaced the fuel pickup/sending unit from a 20g unit to 15g one. Its funny that the fual guage would read empty when it still had gas in it!

Looking forward to having 4WD again....the front driveshaft was hitting my tranny pan and I'm finally lifting it to allow clearance.

81 CJ5 - 4.3 carb'd - TH350 - Dana 300 - 2.5" lift w/ 31"s
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post #1464 of 20259 Old 12-10-2008, 04:45 PM
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well sad to say but i woke up and just wanted to sell it and get another jeep that runs but idk
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post #1465 of 20259 Old 12-11-2008, 08:48 AM
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I finished up the tie rod flip.

'78 CJ-7, 401 w/ headers, T-18, 35" muds, 4" lift, MSD ignition box, locked diffs.
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post #1466 of 20259 Old 12-11-2008, 09:30 AM
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Just got my box to change out the handle's on my hard doors and the lock on the hard top. The locks didn't work on the old ones and some little you know what has taken the oppourtunity to get in my jeep 3 times in the last 2 months and tear into my console.
Worse part is he has destroyed the consloe looking for whatever, best part is he has never taken anything. He must not be a 4 wheeler beacuse he has left my tow strap, my winch control, my CB mic, i take it off and store it there when not in use, a full electrical seal pack kit and a fluke 87.

1982 CJ-7 2003 4.3 chevy vortec, 4L60E, Clocked Dana 300 35 x 12.5 x 15 KM2 on Cragar 399's. Vanco Brake Booster. Power steering conversion. Warn front and rear bumpers with swing away. Moser 1 piece rears. Rear OX.

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To reiterate for the 1,067th time, when towing...
remove rear axle, xfer in N, trans in 5th, remove neg batt cable, key to Run and go??
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post #1467 of 20259 Old 12-15-2008, 07:15 PM
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Sprayed in bedliner

Just finished spraying in the Raptor bedliner.




1981 CJ5 ground up restro in progress, finished product will have: 4.2 w/ a 4.0 head conversion, headers, Howell TBI, HEI, D300, AMC 20, D30, 3" lift w/ 33x12.50 BFG. All new hardware, all diffs rebuilt.
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post #1468 of 20259 Old 12-15-2008, 07:22 PM
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i just put mine on craigslist

http://baltimore.craigslist.org/cto/959523944.html

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post #1469 of 20259 Old 12-15-2008, 10:15 PM
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I installed my newly fabed torque arm, rear hubs and oil pan. Pulled off the intake manifold and cleaned up the cylinder head surfaces ready to install the new one tomorrow.

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1979 CJ7, FI 5.0L Ford, NP435, D300, Full floated D44 Detroit, D30 Detroit EZ Locker.
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post #1470 of 20259 Old 12-15-2008, 10:34 PM
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Radiator hose replacement and flush, new fluids and added a few bolts here and there.

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