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Forum: Builders Corner 11-15-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By chop110
Next came spraying in the olive drab Monstaliner:...

Next came spraying in the olive drab Monstaliner:

http://home.comcast.net/~juceda/TJ-6/TJ729.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~juceda/TJ-6/TJ730.jpg

http://home.comcast.net/~juceda/TJ-6/TJ731.jpg...
Forum: Builders Corner 11-15-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By chop110
I figured it is time for another update... I...

I figured it is time for another update...

I completed fabrication of the storage compartments and set out some time to make last minute prep work before painting the interior. I removed the...
Forum: Builders Corner 11-15-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
Thanks, guys! Overkill, that looks really...

Thanks, guys!

Overkill, that looks really cool! I will definitely be following your build.
Forum: Builders Corner 08-20-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
With the arrival of some needed metal working...

With the arrival of some needed metal working tools, I continued my work with interior storage compartments. As before, I mocked everything up in posterboard. I then used the pieces of posterboard...
Forum: Builders Corner 08-20-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By chop110
The real test of your body filler skills is that...

The real test of your body filler skills is that layer of high build 2K primer on it. I surprised myseld with how little wet sanding I will need to do on the body panel extensions. This will really...
Forum: Builders Corner 08-20-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
Application of body filler takes a lot of work. ...

Application of body filler takes a lot of work. It took a lot of block sanding, reapplication of body filler, and more sanding to get everything just flat enough.
...
Forum: Builders Corner 08-20-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
In preparation for the body filler, I deep...

In preparation for the body filler, I deep cleaned the exterior, scuffed the old paint, and applied a coat of epoxy primer. The paint on the windshield frame is starting to get old and discolored so...
Forum: Builders Corner 07-22-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
With major welding out of the way, I drove the...

With major welding out of the way, I drove the TJ-6 out of the garage to hose off all of the grinding dust that had piled up in there over the last year.
...
Forum: Builders Corner 07-21-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By chop110
I then completed the roll bar connections using...

I then completed the roll bar connections using the same interior-sleeve method with plug weld holes as before:

http://home.comcast.net/~juceda/TJ-6/TJ709.jpg
...
Forum: Builders Corner 07-21-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
After grinding everything flat, it was important...

After grinding everything flat, it was important to hit the top of the tub edges with some weld through primer. Once the belt rails are in place, any exposed metal in the interior gaps would be...
Forum: Builders Corner 07-21-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By chop110
I am now under the gun to finish this project in...

I am now under the gun to finish this project in three weeks. I am selling my daily driver and will need the Jeep to drive around until the new daily driver arrives. Needless to say, the pressure...
Forum: Builders Corner 06-24-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By chop110
I am sure it will run like a champ! ...

I am sure it will run like a champ!

Incidentally, do you have any problems folding back your LJ top? Do the rear TJ style bars get in the way? I have tested it with just the Bestop framing and it...
Forum: TJ Tech Forum 06-24-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By chop110
bump up. I am also in the market for the...

bump up.

I am also in the market for the 16" brake kit
Forum: Builders Corner 06-22-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
Such a great idea you came up with, but...

Such a great idea you came up with, but daaaahhmn! It sure is a lot of work. :)
Forum: Builders Corner 06-22-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
Finished welding in the passenger side panel,...

Finished welding in the passenger side panel, cleaned it up, and slapped on a coat of primer to combat rust from the Houston humidity (It really takes a few hours for bare metal to start turning).
...
Forum: Builders Corner 06-21-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By chop110
I had some time to work on the TJ-6 this...

I had some time to work on the TJ-6 this weekend...

I bent some more sheet metal for the driver side storage compartment:

http://home.comcast.net/~juceda/TJ-6/TJ695.jpg

And then installed...
Forum: Builders Corner 05-31-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By chop110
Then came the actual compartments... with some...

Then came the actual compartments... with some posterboard mock up work first...

http://home.comcast.net/~juceda/TJ-6/TJ691.jpg

Spot welded it in place...
...
Forum: Builders Corner 05-31-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
Time for sheet metal work!! After seeing Solman's...

Time for sheet metal work!! After seeing Solman's build, I could not in good conscience leave the floor completely flat as I originally intended to. So, I kicked some ideas around and decided to...
Forum: Builders Corner 05-31-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
I was able to take advantage of the long Memorial...

I was able to take advantage of the long Memorial Day weekend to get a lot done...

The support frame for the floor extension (made from channel and L1.5x1.5x1/8" angle):
...
Forum: Builders Corner 05-31-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
I used the Eastwood flaring tool. It is...

I used the Eastwood flaring tool. It is definitely not cheap (Around $200), but I did not feel like messing with the screw flare and it made the job pretty easy.
Forum: Builders Corner 04-21-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
I am using Unlimited E-brake lines from the...

I am using Unlimited E-brake lines from the stealership. Part #52013455AB &
#52013457AB for disk brakes
Forum: Builders Corner 04-21-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
I ended up needing the CV drive shaft because of...

I ended up needing the CV drive shaft because of my tummy tuck. The angle was just not going to let me get away with a slip yoke, even with the added 15 inches.

Word of advice, it is very easy to...
Forum: Builders Corner 04-21-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
Man, I am horrible about updates. I am using a...

Man, I am horrible about updates. I am using a Hobart Handler 190 MIG welder.
Forum: Builders Corner 02-18-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
My build may have helped inspire yours, but you...

My build may have helped inspire yours, but you and Solman took yours in way cooler directions! Yeah, it was nice to take it out for a doorless spin. :)
Forum: Builders Corner 02-17-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 25,947
Posted By chop110
While the frame is getting fixed, I took the...

While the frame is getting fixed, I took the opportunity to cut some sheet metal for the sides of the tub.

http://home.comcast.net/~juceda/TJ-6/TJ684.jpg

I can't wait to ge my Jeep back. ...
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