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Old 11-09-2013, 03:53 PM   #1
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Cj restoration

Im wanting to do a cj7 or even a cj8 restoration. Can anyone give me any tips on restoring. This will be my first restoration.

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Old 11-09-2013, 04:39 PM   #2
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it is a lot more work and money than most people think

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Old 11-09-2013, 09:00 PM   #3
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I knew itd be alot of money and hard work, but in the end itll all be worth it. Im not looking fir a quick restoration anyways. Itll decinately be something i work on for years
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Old 11-09-2013, 10:16 PM   #4
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All restorations will be different .It depends on the condition of the Jeep you start with .To what extent are you willing to go ? Pull the body ? , frame work ?Body work ? , engine work ? , electrical ? How about availability of parts ? . I would first research how available parts are for what Jeep you will do . Do you have any experience with this ? do you have help ?. I have a little project going on right now my self .You may find more info. on other web sites that cater to a project of this magnatude. I know I do .Let us know what you decide to do , I'm interested . Good luck !
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Old 11-10-2013, 12:06 AM   #5
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Wow dahreni that is beautiful!!! And id like to find something that already runs, although im wanting to try and fit a diesel engine in it. But ive researched the parts, and i can find all the major parts i need! I was just wondering mainly if anybody that has restored a cj had any warnings or tips for me when it came to something tricky
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Old 11-10-2013, 05:09 AM   #6
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Unless you are going to use a fiberglass body, get the most rust free you can get to start out with.
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Old 11-10-2013, 08:14 AM   #7
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Okay, thank you!
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Old 11-10-2013, 01:17 PM   #8
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Their are 99 CJ'S for sale on e-bay as i'm typing this.You'll get a idea of what level of restoration you want to do or just purchase done and tinker with it.
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Old 11-23-2013, 09:41 PM   #9
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1947 willys CJ2A whats it worth

Im gonna cross post this a little here...

Ive been keeping an eye out for a 47 willys to build as a tribute to my Dad who was born in 1947. I found this one on cl today. Tell me what you think. It would be a restoration but more of a hot rod that military or something... Thanks!

1947 Willys Jeep CJ2A

SORRY I PASTED THIS IN THE WRONG TAB...

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