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Correcting Past Sins

Two years ago when I put the Jeep back together I got a little impatient and put the roll bar (correction, sport bar) back on without painting the new metal plates I had welded on the bottom to replace the … Continue reading

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Herculiner

After 2 years of wheeling, despite the rubber floor maps we have in the Jeep, the paint is getting all scratched an worn out under the mats. So, I decided to put truck bed liner on the floor to protect … Continue reading

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Custom Throttle Linkage

The new carb. wanted to have the throttle cable pulling directly back towards the firewall and the old one pulled straight down. So a couple of pieces of metal (left over 1/8″ plate from some former project and an electric … Continue reading

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Motorcraft 2100 2-barrel Carburetor

She has a new set of lungs! After extensive on-line research (Thank you Pirate4x4.com) I decided to put a Motorcraft 2100 carb in my Jeep. According to most every post on the subject this is a great carb. It is … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m Alive

Contrary to popular belief, I am not dead. Just busy with life. Over the winter I decided to do two upgrades to the Jeep. New two barrel carburetor. Paint the inside floor with Herculiner. Both are now completed and I’m … Continue reading

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PowerTrax Locker Arrived

I did indeed finally get my locker about two weeks ago. It went in pretty easily seeing as the axel was sitting on my garage floor. I’ll post complete details about my rear-end rebuild in the next few days. Suffice … Continue reading

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Second Locker Update

Still no locker. Apparently they are *still* backordered from the manufacturer. Mumble… BTW, 4 Wheel Parts is not very good at calling you back. I have called several times in one day only to be told they would find out … Continue reading

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Locker Update

The %$&@! thing is backordered! Supposed to be shipped today, nearly two weeks after I bought it. Mumble frotz… With any luck I’ll have it by next weekend and can install it then.

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York Compressor Update

I have the compressor finally installed and will have final pictures soon. I had to get a bit creative to get the radiator hose to work since the new compressor was in the way. I have to finish up the … Continue reading

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Traction!!! We have Traction!

I went to a local 4 Wheel Parts store today that was having a March Madness sale and got a Power Trax LockRight locker! (With the sale and an extra 15% for being a 4×4 club member the damage came … Continue reading

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