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Old 05-12-2010, 05:52 PM   #1
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My 87 Wrangler project

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, 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

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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Old 06-04-2010, 12:32 PM   #2
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keep the pics coming.
Strangley enough, I too have an 87 that I have begn to work on, and I too want to pant it Flat OD Green. Only, I was thinking I would accent with gloss black on the bumpers. Your idea sounds better though!! i wanna se yours first

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I also have an 87 project under way. We have ours striped down to the frame at this point. It is my sons Jeep and we have about a year and a half to complete it. Good luck with yours and hope to see more pics. We have a number of pics posted on our project. This is my first complete tear down and I am having a blast with it. I think I am having more fun then my son.
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