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Old 06-25-2007, 09:20 PM   #31
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<tapping calendar> make with the updates.... this thread needs to news, some pictures, some rebuilding that I can see!!!!!

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Old 06-26-2007, 11:38 AM   #32
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I actually did work on it this weekend and even took pictures. Problem is I cannot find the patch cable for the camera. I will add pics as soon as I can.

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Old 06-26-2007, 11:59 AM   #33
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Naw, Tiny is not at all pushy. That looks like quit a project you have going. Are you going back with the original leaf springs, or are you going to put coils under it? Just trying to get an idea, of your build. Good luck, and don't get discouraged. It does take a lot of time, especially when you have all the other things, going on.
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Old 06-26-2007, 12:12 PM   #34
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I actually did work on it this weekend and even took pictures. Problem is I cannot find the patch cable for the camera. I will add pics as soon as I can.


Ooooo, what did you do??



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Old 06-26-2007, 12:16 PM   #35
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Perhaps, impatient?
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Old 06-26-2007, 12:19 PM   #36
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I have a set of 4 inch black diamond leaf springs. I thought about coils but figured if I wanted coils I could always get a tj. I like the idea of the old school stuff and I am going for that look even though I am also incoperating some newer stuff. I actually finished stripping my old rusted frame. Cutting metal with fire is always a good time. Just don't let the hot slag get into your socks. Word to the wise. It hurts for a while. Now that all the distruction (disassembly) is done it is time to start putting it back together. I am going to start with the rearend first. I have the LSD and a new differntial cover I am anxious to put in. I also have to get bearings and brake stuff for the rear. Once the rear is done then I will decide if I am going to move to the front or mount the rear. We shall see. Thanks for the interest.
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Old 06-26-2007, 12:27 PM   #37
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Anyone doing a frame up, has got my attention, as well as many others on here. We all know the time and effort associated with it, not to mention the $$$. Just don't get discouraged, and chime in, if you ever start feeling that way. As Tiny stated, keep us informed, and it would be great to see some pics, as you go.
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Old 06-29-2007, 01:14 PM   #38
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Okay so here are a few pictures of the most recent dismantaling.

Sorry no action shots of me.


Found a great way to move the jeep without dragging it with a dozer.


Shortly after the axles and all useful items where removed.


Anyone need a rock crusher frame?


Sorry there where not more. I know Tiny and everyone else wants to see it. I think this weekend will be spent on the house but maybe next weekend I can start getting the rear axle rebuilt and back together. I promise I will take more pics Tiny.


Sorry for the large size. I will try to fix that next time. I fugred out what I did wrong.
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Old 06-29-2007, 01:51 PM   #39
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Cool. Thanks Badge, I know I'm a pest.
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Old 06-29-2007, 01:57 PM   #40
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Old 07-15-2007, 01:43 AM   #41
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<tapping calendar> ???
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Old 07-15-2007, 01:48 AM   #42
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Ah man, give the guy a break.........
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Old 07-15-2007, 08:52 AM   #43
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wait u mean he does other things besides his jeep??

blasphemy!
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Old 07-16-2007, 04:42 PM   #44
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I actually do. I think that I will be rebuilding my transfer case this weekend. Yes tiny, I will take pictures. I need to get the case cleaned, rebuilt, painted, clocked and twin sticked. We had to celebrate my nephews birthday this weekend. He is 7 so he still likes telling people he had a birthday.

Besides, I have to work two jobs to pay for the Jeep. It doesn't leave a lot of free time. I will get working on it soon. Thanks for the gentle nudge and the interest.
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Old 07-23-2007, 09:28 AM   #45
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Okay this is to help Tiny to not break a nail tapping on the calender. Actually it was what I had planned next and about when I had planned it. Sorry that I don't have the pictures yet. I forgot my patch cord. I will be adding them soon.

First, I went over to the friends house that has been graciously letting me store everything there. It is nice to have friends with property and all the tools I need. Today's order of business what to dissassemble and if possible reassemble the transfer case. Didn't get that far. I got a late start and needed to help out on a vehicle he was working on that he is getting paid to do. Money comes before fun.

This is for a Dana 300 case and I have never worked on one of these before. Interesting learning experience.

I started out by draining my transfer case. Luckily for me it has been out of a vehicle for a while but still had fluid to keep the bearings and seals all intact. The fluid that came out was not pretty but not bad. Just not a lot of it. Then came the dissassembly and I must say that the LOMAX writeup on how to take one apart where invaluable. The pictures did not come through when I printed out the directions at work but I still used the written instructions all the time. The dissassembly did not go bad. It was a little crusty on the outside but on the inside I was pleasantly surprised. It took longer than I thought so it is in pieces as I write this. I will be adding pics and a little better explination tomorrow. (I hope.)
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Old 07-25-2007, 09:21 AM   #46
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I'm slacking, I totally missed that you'd finally gotten yourself in gear and done something But... cough....... break a nail?


(make with the pictures since you told me that you have them.... let's see this "crusty" transfer case)
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Old 07-25-2007, 09:34 AM   #47
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[/IMG]Okay. Crusty transfer case.




This is all the oil that came out when I drained it. Only about a quart.



This is what I found when I opened it up.


Some of the internals. I was pleasantly surprised when I opened it up and started taking it apart.



Just to let you know if you try to press the bearings off the wrong way you can over load a 30 ton press.


Feels like something is missing.


This is my filing system.



I could have probably put the case in and run it with enough fluid but I didn't know what I would find. I am rebuilding the rest of the Jeep why neglect one part. Now that I know what the inside is like I am pretty happy with it.

Soon to come the cleaning, modifications, and reassembly.
This took longer than I thought but I did have to clean out a pretty dirty parts washer so I could get all of my parts clean. Mineral spirits are expensive. Might have to find an alternative.

Hope this helps Tiny with her craving for pictures. Would have been more pictures but I can only put 10 on at a time.
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Old 07-25-2007, 10:35 AM   #48
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What's will all the ziplocks??? Do you have to keep the parts fresh?

Have you tired simple green? I don't know if it would be the same as mineral spirits, but I know it's a degreaser (and smells nasty)

more please.
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The ziplock bags where the easiest way I could come up with to keep everything seperated so I know what is what when it comes time to put it back together. I am hoping that sunday I can start to clean and modify then maybe even prime it. Once that is done then I can start the reassembly portion and I will be that much closer. I think I will be adding a little degreaser to the mineral spirits.
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umm gasoline is cheaper than mineral spirits and basicly the same thing, works just as well!
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Thought about that but the odor is a big reason I thought about mineral spirits.
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I did not get nearly as much work done as I would have liked. I did get the case and the rear output cone wire wheeled off.





If you look closely you can even see two new holes in the outsid of the case. Those are for a new sight tube to be able to check the fluid level. Not to bad to do if you have the tools or a friend who does.



So I am moving along slowly. It will get done sometime in my lifetime.

The case did clean up very nicely. It is currently soaking in mineral spirits to break down the oil and grease from the inside of the case. I have to work the next few weekends so I will probably not be working on it much. The outside of the case is ready for priming. Then new bearings and reassembly.
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Old 07-30-2007, 10:57 AM   #53
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Better be in my lifetime. I wanna see it
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Thanks for the encouragement debruins. I am trying to walk a line between really looking good and also not to good so that I never want to get it dirty.

Tiny I want to see it to. The mental pictures just don't so it justice. What I see is amazing. Not sure it will be that good.

I think that since all the case modifications are done I will prime it and then paint it. I have to wipe it all down with some acetone first and then paint it. I will see how everything goes. I still have some bearings to press off and a little bit to modify yet on the inside for the twin stick, then when I get the chance between working two jobs I will get it put back together.
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Old 08-06-2007, 02:52 PM   #56
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Gimme a U. Gimme a P. Gimme a D. Gimme a A. Gimme a T. Gimme a E. What's that spell?


Done anything to the Jeepity Jeep, Badge? Just curious.
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Old 08-06-2007, 11:46 PM   #57
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I looked at it this weekend. Does that count. I actually went and played paintball instead of working on the jeep. Sorry but I had to have a little fun. All work and no fun makes Badge a pain in the A$$.
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Tiny, you're incorrigible....
why thank you, that's an awful nice thing to say
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Ok, just for tiny so that she doesn't go into withdrawls. I only got a chance to paint the case yesterday. It turned out much better than I thought.

Before the Primer.


After the primer.


After the paint. I painted the edge of the clocking ring that will be visible as well.




I painted it Chevy Orange and I really like the color. The transmission and engine will also be painted that color. I hope the rest turn out this way.

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