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Old 08-21-2012, 03:25 AM   #61
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Old 08-21-2012, 08:30 PM   #62
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I got little more done today. Finished installing the lights, put Bedliner on the upper rails, and got license plates. Tomorrow it goes in for an alignment.
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Old 08-21-2012, 08:44 PM   #63
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I thought by '68 they had roll bars from the factory?
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Old 08-21-2012, 09:44 PM   #64
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Nice build man! I had a '67 cj5 with the buick engine and feel that is a perfect engine for the cj's.My buddy back in '83 had a cj6 rotting away in his side yard and always though it looked weird...I would love to have it today for the stretched wheelbase and coolness factor.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:18 PM   #65
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Your right it did have a factory roll bar but it is just a single hoop with a down bar and it was only about an 1 1/4 diameter. The one I'm putting in is a full family bar from the windshield to the taillights. I'm taking it down to Essentially Off-road and dropping it off. It's the only thing I won't be doing myself. My families safety is just to important.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:22 PM   #66
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When I first got the 6 I thought it was weird looking too. But after awhile it just grows on you. The only bad part is that EVERYBODY you see has to ask what it is.but there is a coolness factor just because you don't pass one every day on the road.
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Old 08-22-2012, 08:52 PM   #67
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Your right it did have a factory roll bar but it is just a single hoop with a down bar and it was only about an 1 1/4 diameter. The one I'm putting in is a full family bar from the windshield to the taillights. I'm taking it down to Essentially Off-road and dropping it off. It's the only thing I won't be doing myself. My families safety is just to important.
Oh ok. Btw, great job with that jeep!
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:55 PM   #68
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gorgeous man. That Bronco was friggin sick too.
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Old 08-26-2012, 09:00 PM   #69
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Took the jeep out for a drive today, roads, where we went you didn't need roads. Per Doc Brown
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Old 08-27-2012, 04:43 AM   #70
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way too cool for words! amazing job!
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:48 PM   #71
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Well I decided to drive the jeep to work today for the first time. 25 miles of interstate, all was going well until about halfway and it started pouring down rain and every semi that passed me sprayed water about 5ft high. Needless to say I was soaked when I got to work. Ok y'all can stop laughing now. I never saw a need for interior wipers until today. But the jeep ran great, just has real touchy steering at 65mph. Everything is new and correct with the steering. Any suggestions? Or is it just another jeep thing.
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Old 09-04-2012, 10:58 PM   #72
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Well I decided to drive the jeep to work today for the first time. 25 miles of interstate, all was going well until about halfway and it started pouring down rain and every semi that passed me sprayed water about 5ft high. Needless to say I was soaked when I got to work. Ok y'all can stop laughing now. I never saw a need for interior wipers until today. But the jeep ran great, just has real touchy steering at 65mph. Everything is new and correct with the steering. Any suggestions? Or is it just another jeep thing.
My TJ doesn't take to hi speed all that well either, I wouldn't worry about it too much.
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Old 09-06-2012, 08:49 AM   #73
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It does good up to around 60 but any higher you just have to pay attention. Building the rock sliders today.and fixing the Speedo cable.
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:11 PM   #74
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Built the sliders today. Turned out pretty good.
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:17 PM   #75
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Built the sliders today. Turned out pretty good.
Nice! Sliders are one of the few mods my jeep has.
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Old 09-13-2012, 10:30 PM   #76
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Well I figured out why my steering was so squirrly. The new caliper on the right side was stuck, go figure. Drives great now. Getting the rollbar built on the 24th. I built a metal glovebox, installed the side mirror, an made some cables for the tailgate. I can't wait to take it wheeling.
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:57 AM   #77
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Dropped the Jeep off at Essentially Off-road in TN Monday to get the roll cage built. I hope to get the call today that it's done. I'll post pics when I get her home.
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Old 09-27-2012, 01:23 PM   #78
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Dropped the Jeep off at Essentially Off-road in TN Monday to get the roll cage built. I hope to get the call today that it's done. I'll post pics when I get her home.
Definitely post pics!
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Old 10-02-2012, 11:06 PM   #79
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Nice build! Def post lots of pics when you get it back.

Any particular plans for the interior?
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:05 PM   #80
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Finally got the roll cage done. They did a great job. Heading to the trail Sat. Can't wait.
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Old 10-03-2012, 01:05 PM   #81
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Old 10-03-2012, 02:57 PM   #82
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As far as the interior I'm leaving it in just bedliner. Racing harnesses will be here tomorrow. Still need to hook up the parking brake and add padding to the cage JUST ABOVE MY HEAD.
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Old 10-04-2012, 08:17 AM   #83
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that looks great. what paint and color is that?
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:36 PM   #84
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It's PPG Carmel pearl metallic. A few things left on the to-do list: spare tire, winch, and safari rack for those long trips.
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Old 10-06-2012, 04:52 PM   #85
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Well I took the 6 out for its maiden voyage and it did great. No breakdowns and didn't even get stuck. Sounds like a good day to me.
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looks like a great time! looks awesome
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Old 01-11-2013, 12:13 PM   #87
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Best CJ I've seen. Love the color
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Old 01-11-2013, 07:28 PM   #88
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Looks very good!
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:36 PM   #89
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Thanks. Well I just recieved new 4.56 gears and a locker yesterday. And a new 12, 000lb winch. I hope to get it all installed soon. Im ready for the weather to break and get back to wheeling.
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:45 PM   #90
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Isn't it great the way a Jeep looks as good when covered in mud as when clean. Great looking Jeep, sir. I look forward to the day I will be able to start such a project.

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