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Old 03-29-2013, 11:20 PM
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Hi,

I would like to introduce myself.

Arthur P. and am starting a 87 YJ restore. I wanted to say "HI" and hope you all don't mind the next year in questions. I like the forum, can't wait to get started.

This is my 87 and the frame is rotten so I am doing a ground up restore.

Thanks (in advance)

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Cool jeep art. Hope to see some pics. Good luck.

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Old 03-30-2013, 06:30 AM   #3
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where i live your jeep is restored
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Old 05-19-2013, 06:00 PM
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I hope i uploaded my pics right, if not i will bump it from the laptop later. I havent posted any up dates because everthing so far has went good. I have the frame back from powdercoat and work is moving along. Front and rear ends are in, I think i will move on the brake lines and wiring next. Art
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When were you in my garage? Your project is anoint in the same stage mine. Looks good!
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welcome you most often get all the answers to your questions on this forum everyone is quite helpful
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undercoating today

Used dupli color bed armor to under coat today. Dont like it and wont use it again.
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pics look good, what didn't you like?
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The thicknes of it, and lack of texture,. Picture makes it look better than it is...

I will get it flipped over when it dryes, but will be using this in the tub. Will post pic when done.
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I have the tub ready, and getting it cleaned. Do you think i should bring the liner around over the lip, or keep it inside the lip?
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Well no answer so i did what i did!

I got to say. If your ever told by someone in the forum to buy monsterliner, take the advice, pay the extra and tell them THANK YOU.

I end up redoing the under body to my liking, and i love the monster liner in the tub...

What you think?
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Great job thus far. Liking the build!
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New front seats but saved the back seat.
Even with the monsaliner i still want to lay mats. Anyone have recommendation of type?
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Havnt post in awhile, will try to get updated picks in a few days, but today i plan on starting on the firewall and dash, but until now i thought i was a big boy, dammmm. I got as far as staring at the firewall 2hrs.

Any wisdom???
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Well no answer so i did what i did!

I got to say. If your ever told by someone in the forum to buy monsterliner, take the advice, pay the extra and tell them THANK YOU.

I end up redoing the under body to my liking, and i love the monster liner in the tub...

What you think?
How much of the monstaliner did it take you to do the tub?
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One gallon. And i was able to get a couple coats on it, more than enough. I bough the $16 gun, not sure if it was the gun or nomal but it shot out like it was string. But nun the less it turned out just fine, and i would use it again.
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One gallon. And i was able to get a couple coats on it, more than enough. I bough the $16 gun, not sure if it was the gun or nomal but it shot out like it was string. But nun the less it turned out just fine, and i would use it again.
Where did you get the monstaliner?
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Any reason for staying with the sport style roll bar? I know a lot of people upgrade them to the family style. Not sure whether you are going for a stock look or not.
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Hey Art, I'm Ian, I also have an 87 like yours, if you need any help with anything let me know, also if you need any parts let me know, I am always taking stuff off and putting other stuff on my rig haha I like what you have done so far, do you like it being at automatic? I have a standard and kinda wish I had a auto
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Any reason for staying with the sport style roll bar? I know a lot of people upgrade them to the family style. Not sure whether you are going for a stock look or not.

No reason other than I had it. I never thought about changing it...
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Hey Art, I'm Ian, I also have an 87 like yours, if you need any help with anything let me know, also if you need any parts let me know, I am always taking stuff off and putting other stuff on my rig haha I like what you have done so far, do you like it being at automatic? I have a standard and kinda wish I had a auto
Thanks Ian. But Texas might be a little far to do some swapping. I love the Auto and the wife can drive it when she wants. I am more of a leisure driver with my jeep and not as much trail rides. So I can't answer for the others. Other than i get tiered of shifting in the city. I like to do country rides and not even break 45mph, so it's just put in drive and go. I hope to be painting in about two weeks will get pics up then, and just dropped rims off at custom painting yesterday.
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weather tech floor mats are nice there molded to the floor. what sized lift do you have?
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weather tech floor mats are nice there molded to the floor. what sized lift do you have?

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Also i have seen a modified bracket mount for the emergency brake pedal for fiberglass tubs and i can't seem to find it again. anyone have a idea where? or a better search term I'm not using i should be?
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I'm sending her to paint. I hope i'm/her:thumb ready...
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Looks absolutely beautiful. Well done so far!

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