Discussion in 'Builds and Fabricators Forum' started by Focker, Jul 23, 2016.
Went to the show, on the bar of shame.
Some light work today. Got the dash panel mostly put back together, got a few of.the emission lines sorted out but not all and replaced the damaged tie rod on the drag link.
Wouldn't mind finding a repro of the vin tag that was on the dash.
sadly there was a guy that made them for years . he kind of went out of business
but your still in luck
Dash Vin Sticker Artwork For 1969-1979 Cjs
Awesome. thank you sir. I'll be contacting him on payday for sure.
Used the '69 to haul some wood since the truck is currently full of other stuff:
Getting Farm Jeep Willy ready for Scoutin the Pinelands, an IH event put on by Triple Diamond Fourwheelers. Willy has more IH than Jeep in it anyway. Seriously though, any make is welcome. Mild wheeling through the Jersey Pine Barrens. For 60 bucks you are fed and housed or you can camp. I will bring my Apache Ramada and get some pics.
Loaded up in Tennessee and made it back to Florida after our Jeep camping adventure.
Changed the ratty old streak making wiper blades on the '71.
The new upgraded 11" wiper blades vs the (incorrect) 10" blades that were on it:
Done! Maybe I should have done a build thread.
It's depressing it's so hard to find time to work on the Jeeps. Small victories I guess.
...and new wipers verified. Besides that lack of streaks, it's surprising how much difference the 1" longer wipers make. It's a noticeably larger area to see out of.
Backed the Jeep out of the garage, and noticed the right rear wheel lock when braking. Pulled the drum and found the inside greasy. And it looks old, no fresh oil or grease. So I cleaned everything with brake cleaner and reassembled. We'll see
On wiper blades, I installed Wexco wiper arms w/jhook ends and use Rainex blades for a Cherokee rear window
I dig your GMC, too...........
Mom and Bodie went grocery shopping so Emmet and I took the 71 out for a drive after work:
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