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Old 02-24-2014, 06:24 PM   #1
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97 Wrangler! A few changes!

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From old scratched, rusty blue to GM Black! Seats are being re-upholstered in Jet black Cordura, Urethane coated military grade waterproof material!
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Old 02-24-2014, 06:28 PM   #2
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From old scratched, rusty blue to GM Black! Seats are being re-upholstered in Jet black Cordura, Urethane coated military grade waterproof material!
Looks sharp! I like it alot

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Old 02-24-2014, 06:41 PM   #3
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First attempt ever painting a car! We used a 45psi gravity feed spray gun from Harbor Freight! Cost was minimal! $30 spray gun $8 220 grit orbital sand paper $78 gallon paint, reducer, hardener from wholesale paint shop (GM semi-gloss Black) 48 hours of labor, sanding, removing parts, categorizing bolts, 4 coats of paint! $25. Rhino lined floors $20 vinyl black seat/dash spray used to refurbish soft top and dash! $40 seven yards of material, father re-upholsters for a living! Free labor and a few steaks on the grill, few crown and cokes! $20 spray can truck bed liner for fenders, bumpers, rock sliders! I will send pic of re-upholstered seats and refurbished top when seats are done!
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Old 02-24-2014, 07:06 PM   #4
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Bed lining floors! 1st coat!
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Bed lining floors! 1st coat!
Looks awesome! What a great restoration! Love the paint job, too!

When she's ready to drive gimme a shout...I make black cordura shift boots that will match your seats perfectly!
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1st seat upholstered and installed!
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:50 PM   #7
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New vinyls installed!
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wow, great paint job, looks super!
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Old 03-16-2014, 03:00 PM   #9
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Finally finished! Just more random photos of the changes! Now new wheels and tires? Any suggestions?
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Finally finished! Just more random photos of the changes! Now new wheels and tires? Any suggestions?
Personally I'm a fan of pro comp alloys but I also like Mickey Thompsons. Tires wise, BFG ATs are a personal choice for me, good on and off road performance.
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All seats upholstered and installed!
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All seats upholstered and installed!
Love the improvised shift knob, awesome looking Jeep so far. Impressive interior and build overall.
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The baseball was my 16 yr old sons idea! We drilled with a 1/2" paddle bit, epoxy glued an nut and then drilled a small starter hole through the nut opening, it works great and the baseball is a large grip which I like!
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The baseball was my 16 yr old sons idea! We drilled with a 1/2" paddle bit, epoxy glued an nut and then drilled a small starter hole through the nut opening, it works great and the baseball is a large grip which I like!
When you shift, do you ever yell "Split Finger!" or "Two-Seam!"? I would actually consider the idea if I still played the game. I fish alot so maybe I will make my shifter a float or lure.
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1st baseman! No split finger here!
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1st baseman! No split finger here!
Ahh just yell "Scoop!"
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That baseball shifter is awesome!

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