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post #1 of 40 Old 04-13-2009, 07:06 PM Thread Starter
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1947 cj2a Restoration

Project Jeep-Saw-Puzzle

I bought my 1947 cj2a on january 24, 2009. i just got it home a few weeks ago and started work. The Previouse owner had it for 3 years, and was restoring it, but had to sell.

What i got

1947 cj2a - serial number 106562
Front dana 25 axel
Rear dana 41 axel
4.3 vortec v6 engine
SM465 transmision
Dana 18 transfercase
New fenders
New hood
New tailgate
New tool box
original tub, (most work done, sandblasted)

I know some of you have been waiting for my build so i got to work as soon as i could. enjoy

Picture Time

Before the PO started work


The Day i got it home







New Floor Panels

driver side


Passanger side/ new tool box

Rear section



Drivetrain


Rear Axel

Front Axel

Tranny (sm465)


Other Peices

Windsheild/frame

New Hood

New Fenders

New Tailgate

Gas Tank, Need a new one this one has rust holes



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post #2 of 40 Old 04-13-2009, 07:08 PM Thread Starter
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Update 1

The First day of work

Body off



Removed leafs of axels

this stuff is my new freind (got them bolts right off)


more frame pics soon

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Update 2

The second day of work

Took the wire wheel to the rear axels and painted




getting ready to start the front


found a place for the grill


my mom hates it,

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post #4 of 40 Old 04-13-2009, 08:06 PM
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post #5 of 40 Old 04-13-2009, 10:55 PM
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nice solid start, keep it up!

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post #6 of 40 Old 04-15-2009, 07:43 PM Thread Starter
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Update 3

got the front axel almost finished today, wire wheeled it and first coat of black paint went on.




Also got if a new center consol for when its finished.





Thanks for the comments, ill be sure to keep you updated,

-J-J-,

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That's a sweet project JJ. What are you coating with?


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Wow, I just took a look at your '83 CJ7 pic. If I had a view like that at my house, I would sit in the garage and work on jeeps all day!

Are you going to rebuild any of the diffs or tranny? The tub looks to be in good shape. It will make a straight final product.


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i have been using zerorust to coat and will use it on the frame aswell. The plan is to rebuild the tranny and probably the diffs aswell. The tub is one of the main reasons i bought this one over the others, because i knew what i had right away.

The veiw here is great its very calming to looks at that while working, we actually just moved here last month. i dont know if you can see it in that pic but theres a lake down there.

thanks for the comments

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post #10 of 40 Old 04-21-2009, 08:27 PM
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J J

I realize this is a little off topic, but, On the mantel in the middle there appeares to be a 50 cal round, what are the ones to the right and left?

It looks like you're off to a good start. Looks good keep the pics coming.

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those are my dads he says there, 37 mm pompom's from the boar war.

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Hey j-j, good luck with your project!

What are your plans, are you keeping it original? And something else, the windshield in the first picture is from a CJ-3A, not a CJ-2A.

Fun is standard, Pavement is optional

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Wow. Really nice, solid project, and all the hard work has already been done for you! (floors)
www.thecj2apage.com

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the windshield in the first picture is from a CJ-3A, not a CJ-2A.
yes i noticed that, it was swithceh out by one of the po's i believe.

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Wow. Really nice, solid project, and all the hard work has already been done for you! (floors)
www.thecj2apage.com
thanks, thats another reason i got it, saves me a little work, and thanks for the link

The plan so far it to keep it stock looking as much as i can, but with the vortec and sm465 and not the original engine, it wont be all original so it will also be for mild weekend trail use

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The spare tire in the first photo seems to be an oversized so expect some damage or twists in the tub at the area of the tire holder.

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