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05-24-2014 08:56 PM
Big Fran
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Originally Posted by Beastmaster View Post
Super cool, definately looks military, I see you did your homework on the numbers too.
Thanks

I read about the hood numbers, 20 plus the last 5 numbers of my VIN followed by -S. The front bumper letters and numbers were on a plastic model I had. LOL
05-24-2014 08:50 PM
Beastmaster
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Originally Posted by Big Fran View Post
Here's mine...



Over the last 3 days I installed MCE front and rear flat fenders, used 11 cans of spray paint to paint it and I cut some decals for it today. Here is what it looked like 3 days ago...
Super cool, definately looks military, I see you did your homework on the numbers too.
05-24-2014 08:01 PM
Kane21d
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Originally Posted by Big Fran View Post
Here's mine...



Over the last 3 days I installed MCE front and rear flat fenders, used 11 cans of spray paint to paint it and I cut some decals for it today. Here is what it looked like 3 days ago...
Looks great!!!
05-24-2014 07:56 PM
Big Fran Here's mine...



Over the last 3 days I installed MCE front and rear flat fenders, used 11 cans of spray paint to paint it and I cut some decals for it today. Here is what it looked like 3 days ago...

05-23-2014 03:42 PM
Kane21d [QUOTE=Kane21d;10839209]My Memorial Weekend Projects....why mount an M4 in the Jeep? Because America that's why!







05-19-2014 03:56 PM
Kane21d
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Originally Posted by Beastmaster View Post
Looks like it would be good in rush hour traffic.

Just kidding, looks good.
It's an anti tailgating device....

Actually I thought it'd be good for trail running here in hog country. Plus it matches the military theme.
05-19-2014 03:38 PM
Beastmaster Looks like it would be good in rush hour traffic.

Just kidding, looks good.
05-18-2014 10:38 AM
Kane21d Thoughts????



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05-08-2014 09:41 AM
Kane21d Looks Good.
05-08-2014 08:01 AM
Airbornejim

33' Duratracs with KMC 18' Rock Star II's
RR Stubby Bumper on the front
05-03-2014 09:52 PM
d90king Some great looking rigs in here!
05-03-2014 09:38 PM
Kane21d
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Originally Posted by Beastmaster View Post
Nice (love the ammo cans)
Thanks bud. 40 mm of "MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS" works good for storage.
05-03-2014 09:25 PM
Beastmaster Nice (love the ammo cans)
05-03-2014 04:05 PM
Kane21d My 1993 YJ, it has only ever been owned or driven by a member of my family in the military.

Then I got it and did a small facelift....






03-29-2014 12:32 PM
1Topp J8 hood scoop feeler for a group buy

I have been in contact with Doc at Springtail Solutions. They have been busy building a new line of storage products for the JKs. He is in the process of making a J8 tribute and has fabricated a J8 hood scoop that is very close to how the real thing appears. I have been talking to him about whether they have plans to manufacture these or not. He tells me that if there is enough interest, he would consider making a batch for us. He would need at least 10 interested parties to commit to prepaying. Here are the details....
Group buy details
Price $90.00 plus shipping
Product would ship about 3-4 weeks after payment is accepted.
Once we get 10+ parties interested, he will post a link on the website for us to pay. Once enough have paid, he will start manufacturing the J8 hood scoops.
Product details
Hood scoop will be finished in powder coat primer.
As you can see in pictures, welds will need to be finished for a smooth look. He liked the appearance of the welds and most painted unfinished.
The fit is close but not perfect, sticky back rubber foam will be provided with the scoop. As you can see in the pictures, the foam provides better fit and aesthetics. Mounting holes will be placed approximately the way they are on his prototype. No hardware is provided
This GB is only for the hood scoop, there are no internals yet to hook it up to the air intake. That would be up to us to figure out....as you can see in the pictures, it is pretty close. Obviously, not a project for the faint of heart since you would be cutting a hole in your hood According to Doc, these are very hard to fabricate and to manufacture which is why no one offers them. Since Doc is not a vendor on this forum, he will not be participating in this thread other than to answer any questions through me.

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03-19-2014 08:25 AM
Beastmaster You can do it for ~$200. I bought a case of 24 rattle cans of Gillespie Coatings paint from Rapco Parts company for $83. They have all shades and sell in gallons also.
I picked up my stencil set from a place called Military Stencils for $120. Just as a note on the stencils; it was an entire set for my Willys and are the vinyl type (stick on, paint and peel off)
03-18-2014 09:28 PM
Perrinizzle Is it expensive to paint the jeeps in olive drab and to spray those stencils on? Love the theme in this thread.
03-16-2014 05:15 PM
RedneckWranglerTJ
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Originally Posted by Espo78 View Post
No idea what the story is on these, but found this pic and thought it was pretty intriguing.
Looks like a couple j8s!
02-28-2014 08:01 PM
tamupatriot Thanks Beastmaster, that's very helpful. I think I'm going to buy the same size as my graduation present to myself!
02-27-2014 08:55 PM
Beastmaster
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Originally Posted by tamupatriot View Post
Love the look of your Jeep. What diameter is the Oscar Mike Hood Decal? Does anyone have any best practices for getting the decal on straight and without any bubbling/crinkling?
Not sure which one of us you are talking to but mine are 20"

As far as applying the decals, there are basically 2 methods; wet and dry. Lots of people swear by the wet method but I put all mine on dry and they came out well.

Here are a couple of tutorials:

How To Apply Vehicle Graphics - YouTube

How To Apply Vinyl Lettering Using the "Wet Method" - YouTube
02-27-2014 09:43 AM
tamupatriot Love the look of your Jeep. What diameter is the Oscar Mike Hood Decal? Does anyone have any best practices for getting the decal on straight and without any bubbling/crinkling?
10-27-2013 02:46 PM
Beastmaster Uber cool
10-27-2013 10:46 AM
Sergeant Snapped a few pics last night.
10-25-2013 03:33 PM
Old Gunny
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Originally Posted by sandman87 View Post
Thanks for the complement.

They are the older style poison spyder DeFender series. They have changed the look now with a squared off edge now. The new ones look more like the old MB fenders to me. Great protection and great clearance. They also make a great table for tools and beverage of choice while working.

Thanks i'll check them out!!
10-25-2013 06:31 AM
sandman87
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Originally Posted by Old Gunny View Post
Sandman...what kind of fenders are those...they look great
Thanks for the complement.

They are the older style poison spyder DeFender series. They have changed the look now with a squared off edge now. The new ones look more like the old MB fenders to me. Great protection and great clearance. They also make a great table for tools and beverage of choice while working.
10-24-2013 03:45 PM
Old Gunny
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Originally Posted by sandman87 View Post
Started my transformation with my Oscar Mike style hood star. Waiting for the rest to come in.

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Sandman...what kind of fenders are those...they look great
10-17-2013 09:45 PM
BlackOpsJeep Also try 100Dollarman - Military Surplus Home! They have some cool surplus stuff there.

Or this: http://www.surplusjeep.com/
10-17-2013 07:37 PM
TigWizard
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Originally Posted by Beastmaster View Post
For my Jeep, I researched the markings here: http://blog.kaiserwillys.com/military-jeep-markings[/URL] http://www.stugiii.com/images/US_Vehicle_Markings.pdf WWII Unit Identification Markings for U.S. Military Vehicles, Jeep and Truck Bumper Markings (LoneSentry.com) There are several places to buy the stars, reg. numbers and bumper numbers: Home Page solargraphicsUSA.com - Restoration Decals USMC Military Jeep Decals decal stars restoration Willys M37 M38 - $39.00 : House of Grafx, Your One Stop Vinyl Graphics Shop Military Decals Stickers Insignia Vinyl | Military-Graphics.com Home I'm currently restoring a WWII Jeep and am using OD paint by Gillespie Coatings I bought through Army Jeep parts. Here are the particulars: https://www.armyjeepparts.net/t-GCI_paint.aspx https://www.armyjeepparts.net/c-211-gci-paint.aspx
Thank you!
10-17-2013 06:51 PM
Beastmaster For my Jeep, I researched the markings here:
http://blog.kaiserwillys.com/military-jeep-markings
http://www.stugiii.com/images/US_Vehicle_Markings.pdf
WWII Unit Identification Markings for U.S. Military Vehicles, Jeep and Truck Bumper Markings (LoneSentry.com)

There are several places to buy the stars, reg. numbers and bumper numbers:
Home Page
solargraphicsUSA.com - Restoration Decals
USMC Military Jeep Decals decal stars restoration Willys M37 M38 - $39.00 : House of Grafx, Your One Stop Vinyl Graphics Shop
Military Decals Stickers Insignia Vinyl | Military-Graphics.com Home

I'm currently restoring a WWII Jeep and am using OD paint by Gillespie Coatings I bought through Army Jeep parts. Here are the particulars:
https://www.armyjeepparts.net/t-GCI_paint.aspx
https://www.armyjeepparts.net/c-211-gci-paint.aspx
10-17-2013 05:20 PM
TigWizard My son and I want to turn our 91 into a tribute to my dad. He served in the Army, 3rd Infantry, 10th Engineers, HQ Company in the early sixties. This thread has given me a ton of ideas. Any tips/suggestions? I was thinking OD green paint job, some Army stencils/decals, maybe some HQ stencils on the bumpers, and some 3rd ID markings. Thanks in advance.
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