Monthly Archives: June 2001

Boy, I have been working on the rear bumper/cross member for the last 5 days! That thing is a pain in the butt! It attaches to the frame, holds the body in place and also helps hold the trailer hitch … Continue reading

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When I fabricated the new cross member I wasn’t able to reproduce a bend it had and consequently it raised two of the body mounts up about 3/8″ from their original location. This created a kind of “bridge” between the … Continue reading

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One of the two dents that got me my “scratch and dent” price for the tub was right on the flat spot on the body where the windshield attaches. I put a bottle jack in there and mostly have it … Continue reading

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Thanks to a couple of friends from the local 4WD club I sat the body down on the frame last week. It looks like a Jeep again! Now to get the rear bumper attached, shim up the body and test … Continue reading

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Puttered around today. Put a new valve cover gasket on it. Degreased the engine with a can of that spray on stuff. And, if luck is with me I’ll have the body sitting on it by 9:00 tonight. More news … Continue reading

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Boy, ask and ye shall receive. I had barely posted the previous note about needing to track down a sawzall an a friend of mine called up and said he had one and could drop it off this afternoon on … Continue reading

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Doh! I made a slight oops on the size of the rear bumper. I designed it so that it was the same length as the original but decided to make it 2″ deep instead of the 1 1/4″ of the … Continue reading

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I’ve got the fuel lines all bent and attached. Just need that rear cross-member/bumper (which I’m picking up this Saturday.) and I’ll be able to put the gas tank in. Then All I need to do is get the emergency … Continue reading

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Ok, this has nothing to do with my jeep directly but it is pretty cool. This link takes you to a sort of timeline of the jeep over the years It’s way cool. It’s part of this site which seems … Continue reading

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I have a grill on the way! I just won an auction for a new (old) grill for my CJ. $29!!! It should be here by the end of the week. And I’m going to be picking up the new … Continue reading

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