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Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   04-04-2021, 11:25 PM
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Posted By daddyusmaximus
Doesn't have anything to do with the Jeep, but...

Doesn't have anything to do with the Jeep, but hope you all had a Happy Easter. I did.

It was also Brandy's birthday. (my service dog) She was born 7 years ago on Easter Sunday...
This was her...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   03-28-2021, 07:34 PM
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Posted By daddyusmaximus
Started laying out the dash. It may not follow...

Started laying out the dash. It may not follow any specific model... but it will retain the military flavor, so most people probably won't notice...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   03-28-2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Well, I'm back... lol. Weird thing is, I'm back...

Well, I'm back... lol. Weird thing is, I'm back in my original form. This stupid forum keep kicking me out with bad passwords, and I re-joined as "Space Ghost" (my call sign in Iraq) then "Angry Old...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-28-2018, 10:40 PM
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Posted By daddyusmaximus
Left = March 24th. Right = Today. Slow...

Left = March 24th.
Right = Today.
Slow going, but it's going... and it's gonna be worth it.

https://i.imgur.com/KFHCoPJ.jpg
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-28-2018, 04:26 PM
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Posted By daddyusmaximus
After making the bottom and sides of the frame...

After making the bottom and sides of the frame look nice, the top of it needs the same treatment now. I still have to do the internal coating as well.

https://i.imgur.com/9BBpGhJ.jpg


My...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-28-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Here is the rear Dodge truck Chrisler 9.25 axle. ...

Here is the rear Dodge truck Chrisler 9.25 axle.

https://i.imgur.com/25Arkj8.jpg

Here you can see both the good, and the bad. Itís been converted to 4 wheel discs, and they worked very well on...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-28-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Hereís a shot of the front Dodge truck Dana 44...

Hereís a shot of the front Dodge truck Dana 44 axle.
https://i.imgur.com/8FH4fWp.jpg

This isnít the one that was in the Jeep I got the drive train from. I was driving that CJ5 up until I blew a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-28-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Today I started out with one goal, but completely...

Today I started out with one goal, but completely changed gears. My Eastwood Internal Frame Coating came in the other day. I didnít want my frame to rust from the inside out, so I set to getting as...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-21-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Got the springs painted, and on, hopefully for...

Got the springs painted, and on, hopefully for the last time. I'm pretty sure they won't be coming off any more so I went ahead, and did a final red Locktite, and proper torque on them. PLEASE GOD......
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   10-18-2018, 05:05 PM
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Posted By daddyusmaximus
Painted the frame desert sand... ...

Painted the frame desert sand...

http://i.imgur.com/kKsbCnL.jpg (https://imgur.com/kKsbCnL)

Look for "my $120 1980 Jeep CJ7 build" It's gonna be a tribute to the brothers and sisters I served...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-18-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
First coat of desert sand is on the frame... ...

First coat of desert sand is on the frame...

http://i.imgur.com/kKsbCnL.jpg (https://imgur.com/kKsbCnL)
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   10-08-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Had to get the skidplate off to finish the frame...

Had to get the skidplate off to finish the frame scraping and painting. Guess what? Yup, broke another 38 year old bolt. Is there anything more infuriating than drilling out damn broken bolts? Can...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   09-22-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Did a bit of wire brushing and painting on the...

Did a bit of wire brushing and painting on the frame today. Managed to finish the front half back to the skid plate. Shoulders on fire...

Here's what I started with......
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   09-15-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Put the front springs on today. I was gonna paint...

Put the front springs on today. I was gonna paint the front of the frame, but got overheated. maybe later in the evening or tomorrow. A little concerned about the angle of the shackles. They are over...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   09-13-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Crap... If it isn't one thing, it's another. My...

Crap... If it isn't one thing, it's another. My daily driver (2003 Mercury Marauder) is down. Timing chain jumped, and she bent some valves. 160K miles on her. Probably should have replaced it as a...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   08-29-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
My wife is a teacher's aid. No school in the...

My wife is a teacher's aid. No school in the summer, so we're down a paycheck. That coupled with my not-so-great VA disability income means no parts buying over the summer. Also, I don't get along...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   08-04-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,721
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Nice idea about using the old fuel port as a spot...

Nice idea about using the old fuel port as a spot to hide the air port. I may use this idea, but turn it upside down so the hose will dangle more naturally, and water will be less likely to get in...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   05-30-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Decided to tinker today. I'm planing to run the...

Decided to tinker today. I'm planing to run the Dana 300 T-case because everybody says it's the better case. The Jeep I got the drivetrain out of was running the Dana 20. It was working, but not...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   05-23-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Well, I managed to get the frame to the welder....

Well, I managed to get the frame to the welder. Of course things did not go as planned. One of his buddies he lets use his shop had left his gas on... no mig. Had to stick weld it. Not as pretty, but...
Jeep Forums: Jeep Builds   05-19-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,577
Posted By daddyusmaximus
Tough time finding some 3/8" steel for a spacer...

Tough time finding some 3/8" steel for a spacer for the front of the Dave's Custom kit, but I finally came across a semi trailer kingpin plate at a scrap yard that was 3/8". After much cutting, and...
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