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Old 11-09-2012, 03:40 PM   #181
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Dude... inspiring to say the least.

Great work, keep it up!!!

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Old 11-11-2012, 09:07 PM   #182
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Well here it is, my new addition to the build We are going to color match it to the Jeep with matching rims and tires. I ordered the new torsion axle Friday and we began building the new hitch coupler for the front. I am going to remove the pintle but leave the factory coupler there with the landing pad. Also I am working with Metal cloak to duplicate the fenders on the jeep for the trailer. it should look pretty sweet when its done
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:30 AM   #183
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Generally the new 4 door jeeps make me wanna puke but your build is changing my opinion ( just a little lol) well done on yours it's really nice man I'll give ya some props.
We definitely have different taste, the 2 door jeeps makes me think the car was crashed in a trash compactor.
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Old 11-12-2012, 09:51 AM   #184
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Well here it is, my new addition to the build We are going to color match it to the Jeep with matching rims and tires. I ordered the new torsion axle Friday and we began building the new hitch coupler for the front. I am going to remove the pintle but leave the factory coupler there with the landing pad. Also I am working with Metal cloak to duplicate the fenders on the jeep for the trailer. it should look pretty sweet when its done
Can't wait to see this latest mod done. Are you going to get matching rims and tires as well?
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Old 11-12-2012, 11:24 AM   #185
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Can't wait to see this latest mod done. Are you going to get matching rims and tires as well?
Yes I am going to use the exact same rims and tires. for one it will look cool and for 2 I can use the same spare on both
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Old 11-12-2012, 11:37 AM   #186
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Man, I thought I had a lot of mods to put on! This is an amazing thread, I am definitely copying the reverse lights and third brake light idea. Once I am back from Afghanistan and get home on leave this Christmas I will have pics and such to update my build thread!
Also liked how you strengthened up the locking door and will do the same to the one I bought if I think it needs it!

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Old 11-12-2012, 12:18 PM   #187
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Man, I thought I had a lot of mods to put on! This is an amazing thread, I am definitely copying the reverse lights and third brake light idea. Once I am back from Afghanistan and get home on leave this Christmas I will have pics and such to update my build thread!
Also liked how you strengthened up the locking door and will do the same to the one I bought if I think it needs it!

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Old 11-15-2012, 04:28 PM   #188
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what leds did u do for the turn signals/etc.
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Old 11-15-2012, 07:03 PM   #189
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what leds did u do for the turn signals/etc.
Do you you mean the front
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Old 11-26-2012, 08:00 PM   #190
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well we finished the body work touchup on the trailer today, shot the first 3 coats of primer and 2 more on friday. also primed my custom Gear Storage racks from Alan Beacom at al.bumpers@gmail.com.

color and clear coat scheduled for saturday. with some luck my new torsion axles should be be in some time next week, I hope
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:00 AM   #191
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Old 11-28-2012, 01:28 AM   #192
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I had a trailer like that for one of my CJs. Awesome trailers.
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:33 PM   #193
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Thanks I like the little trailer behind the jeep. It will be even better when it matches
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My favorite build yet!!! Keep it up DF!!
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Old 12-02-2012, 04:38 PM   #195
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Ok first 3 coats of color going on. 2 more tomorrow and clear coat.
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:13 PM   #196
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Ok first 3 coats of color going on. 2 more tomorrow and clear coat.
Where did you get the matching paint? I want to do something similar with commando green.
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:37 PM   #197
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Where did you get the matching paint? I want to do something similar with commando green.
I got my can of CG paint at a local auto paint supply store. They supply most of the body shops around town. You just need your paint code. I believe Commando Green is PGH.
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I got my can of CG paint at a local auto paint supply store. They supply most of the body shops around town. You just need your paint code. I believe Commando Green is PGH.
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Where did you get the matching paint? I want to do something similar with commando green.
I got it from NAPA automotive paints. Your paint code is on the door jamb vin sticker. It will say "col or color followed by 3 letters.
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6 total coats of color, 2 qts, clear goes on tomorrow!

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Reinstalled my vents today
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Ok I will ;-). Here is the ultimate gear mounts completed. Clear is on, a little sun curing and I am going to try to get them installed this weekend
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Finally got it installed

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Well here it is, my new addition to the build We are going to color match it to the Jeep with matching rims and tires. I ordered the new torsion axle Friday and we began building the new hitch coupler for the front. I am going to remove the pintle but leave the factory coupler there with the landing pad. Also I am working with Metal cloak to duplicate the fenders on the jeep for the trailer. it should look pretty sweet when its done
Looking forward to seeing this progress!
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Well here is an update on the trailer

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Ok clear coat is done and the tailgate is back on

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Here is the tire and fender next to the trailer for mock up. The adapter/spacers I ordered did not have a large enough center opening to fit over the hub

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So I chucked it up on my lathe to fix the problem

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And now it fits perfect.

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