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Discussion in 'Builds and Fabricators Forum' started by unclebill, Feb 28, 2009.

  1. Sep 25, 2009
    rusty

    rusty Well-Known Member

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    Bill, every time I see a picture of your Jeep, It gets better and better. Very nice.
     
  2. Sep 25, 2009
    unclebill

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    YOU GUYS TAUGHT ME HOW.:beer::beer::beer:
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  3. Sep 25, 2009
    unclebill

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  4. Sep 26, 2009
    Rondog

    Rondog just hangin' out

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    You need to add a "before" photo to that post above.....
     
  5. Sep 26, 2009
    unclebill

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  6. Sep 26, 2009
    unclebill

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    so far
    complete rewire
    replace 9" brakes
    fabricate seat brackets/front bumper
    adjust valves/timing /dwell etc.
    clean/patch gas tank
    replace fender
    change all fluids differentials/tranny/ etc.
    carb rebuild
    fuel pump rebuild (failed bought replacement)
    replace warn locking hubs with selectros
    repack wheel bearings replace seals
    replace rear inner seals
    replace seats with originals
    install choke cable
    replace u-joint
    replace steering wheel
    wire wheel interior
    degrease interior
    treat interior for rust.
    paint gas tank
    turn signal switch(failed bought replacement)

    install side spare carrier

    wiper motors/arms
    dash handle
    rebuild steering box
    replace/repair
    tie rods
    bell crank
    sector shaft
    drag link
    broken lug stud
    paint/install glass in 1/2 cab
    replace tube for oil pressure gauge
    patch holes in dash/ windshield/floorboards
    treat rust on body
    paint
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    grand total (so far)
    $4400
     
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  7. Sep 27, 2009
    Rondog

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    Helluva change Bill, looks great! I'm so jealous.........

    But to be honest, I probably couldn't even get inside the dang thing. Gotta do something about the weight issue. (but I clean up nice!)

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  8. Sep 27, 2009
    unclebill

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    is it yer jeeps birthday?
    hell you aint fat.
    when i 1st got the willys i swore i wasnt going to have a dirty POS looking jeep.
     
  9. Sep 27, 2009
    LarryD

    LarryD Member

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    grand total (so far)
    $4400[/QUOTE]

    Including the initial purchase ?

    Looks good !
     
  10. Sep 27, 2009
    unclebill

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    Including the initial purchase ?

    Looks good ![/QUOTE]

    yep
    that counts everything.
     
  11. Sep 27, 2009
    Patrick

    Patrick Super Moderator Staff Member Sponsor

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    You're a braver man than I, keeping track...;)
     
  12. Sep 27, 2009
    unclebill

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    the most expensive thing was hiring a mechanic to tear apart the rear end and put those seals in.
     
  13. Sep 27, 2009
    unclebill

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    there are only two things left i want to do.
    install a heater.
    and an overdrive.
     
  14. Sep 27, 2009
    Patrick

    Patrick Super Moderator Staff Member Sponsor

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    I'm good in the heater dept. I'd like an overdrive. And power steering. And front disc brakes. ..

    .......
    Wow, I must be getting there if that's all I can think of....
     
  15. Sep 27, 2009
    unclebill

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    next i wanna build a T bucket hot rod!
     
  16. Sep 27, 2009
    sammy

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    i still have the engine i was going to put into the one I was planning on building...and the rear end...and prolly some other stuff. Then I got "the worlds ugliest dunebuggy" so watch out. Plans change...
     
  17. Sep 28, 2009
    Rondog

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    Mighty ambitious, for someone who doesn't like wrenching!
     
  18. Sep 28, 2009
    unclebill

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    i,m delirious.
    don't listen to me....
     
  19. Sep 28, 2009
    unclebill

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    thanks for the kind words.
    i was out of my comfort zone for almost every aspect of this project.
    so most of it sucked.R)
    i still have a horn and gauges that need to be functional
    but somebody else is going to do it.
    i just CAN NOT wrap my head around electricity.
    some guys got it
    some guys dont.
     
  20. Sep 28, 2009
    bkap

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    I put in a used overdrive I found online somewhere and it's the best thing I've done to the Jeep so far. It helps a lot, even driving around town. Heater, too, but haven't had need of it down here in the Sonoran desert. Yet.

    If you're looking for an overdrive or parts, you might want to check with Rob at Willy's Works, here in Tucson (Google it.) He's a great guy and has a good supply of parts.
     

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