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Old 10-29-2012, 07:58 PM   #1
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What it was, What it is

I purchased this 97 SE back in June of this year. Replaced the tub, driverís door, and rear bumper. Painted Hugger Orange and Hot rod black, sprayed inside of tub with Alís bed liner, painted all the interior plastic. New frameless soft top and new windshield. While I had it apart I put in a new clutch, replaced the rear main seal, oil pan and valve cover gasket. Power washed the frame and engine. Been driving it the last couple of weeks fixing little problems here and there. Just picked up some used seats and the tires and wheels this weekend. I still have a few more things to get squared away, but nothing major for now. Pick up a lot of info of of the forum. Here are some before and after pictures.










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Old 10-29-2012, 08:03 PM   #2
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Great transformation!

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Wow thats the same jeep!?!? Job well done! Looks great
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Old 10-29-2012, 08:13 PM   #4
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Wow, props. Very clean Jeep.
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Old 10-29-2012, 08:19 PM   #5
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:03 PM   #6
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Can't believe that's the same jeep in the pics. Great work!!
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:05 PM   #7
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WOW, looks great!
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:09 PM   #8
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Good job, that's a nice clean look.
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:13 PM   #9
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You saved a life! Haha great job!
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:19 PM   #10
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:28 PM   #11
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good job man looks great
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:38 PM   #12
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That is one sweet lookin Jeep!!
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:45 PM   #13
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I read hugger orange in the preview and was like "Ewww"... then I saw the pictures and was like "whoooaah".

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Old 10-29-2012, 09:50 PM   #14
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Just in time for Halloween , JK looks nice.
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:53 PM   #15
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That's nice, good job!!
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Old 10-29-2012, 09:59 PM   #16
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Great job man. Now go out and have some fun with it.
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Old 10-29-2012, 10:26 PM   #17
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WOW !! Great job !!
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Old 10-29-2012, 10:43 PM   #18
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That's clean. I'd be afraid to wheel it! The fastback top really makes that rig look nice.
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Old 10-29-2012, 11:01 PM   #20
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What kind of paint did you use on the interior parts? I'm thinking about doing the same..
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Old 10-29-2012, 11:21 PM   #21
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I appreciate all the kind words.

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What kind of paint did you use on the interior parts? I'm thinking about doing the same..
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I used Krylon Fusion, seems to be what a lot of people on the forum are using.
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:51 AM   #22
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Sharp Jeep! Great job!!
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:56 AM   #23
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Beautiful!!!!!!!
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Amazing work. I don't know what you named it, but the word "Phoenix" comes to mind.
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:03 AM   #25
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amazing you are very talented and patient
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Old 10-30-2012, 08:20 AM   #26
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Wow nice job !
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wow!!! you do nice work!
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Looks sweet. Only thing I would change is I would scratch up the headlight trim rings and do them in hugger as well.

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