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Old 05-13-2010, 08:18 AM   #1
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New from the Texas coast

Okay I'll bite. After reading all the helpful posts you guys so generously share, I just have to let everyone in on my first jeep project.



This is the only picture of taken of "Patton" so far, but I promise to take more throughout the rest of his transformation.

As I paid for him:
49K miles on the body
3" body lift
4.2L staight 6
15x12.5x33 non matching tires

Completed projects to date:
New exhaust from manifold to tip
New brake booster
New master cylinder
New battery
New ignition switch
Entire brake lines
New horn

Needs:
Windshield
Driver and pasenger seats and brackets (man quadratec is proud of them, I want neoprene)
Seatbelts
Front drive shaft (no idea why its missing)
Headlight switch

Wants:
Bedliner sprayed in tub
Flat Olive Drab paint job
Flat black paint front and rear bumpers
Lots of lights
Warn black alloy wheels
A top I suppose
Rod holders for surf fishing

I am fortunate enough to be a golf course superintendent and have access to an awesome shop. Its pictured up on our equipment lift.

I vow to take many more pictures along the way and ask many questions.

PT

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Congrats on the project and welcome to the forum!

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Old 05-13-2010, 09:08 AM   #3
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welcome. looks like a nice project
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the main reason i even bought my jeep was for taking it down to port a. then gas went up so much i hardly make it down there anymore and started tearing it up on the rocks instead.

welcome to the forum. we'll hafta meet up at shorty's for a beer and talk jeeps sometime.
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Old 05-14-2010, 10:48 AM   #7
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Whitebuffalo,

Gimme a shout next time your head to Port A.

Two things we are not short of around here are bars and sand!

I cant wait to get the jeep in shape to head south on Padre Island National Seashore. 50+ miles of beach and dunes to explore.

First round is on me.

Titelines,
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