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Old September 15th, 2006, 01:22 PM   #21
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I hate it when jerks like you clog up the drive-thru with your celebrity photo sessions!!!


The guy in front of me was taking forever, they had an idiot working the intercomm last night... so I got out checked the load, took the pics, got back in and STILL waited 5 mins to order

I think they spit in my Pepsi because I started being a little bit of a dick when I had to repeat "#1 with a Pepsi" 9 times
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Old September 16th, 2006, 09:56 AM   #22
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Wow this thing is already taller then expected... the front and rear are both SUA and those are a true 32" tire... I think its taller then my YJ (though that is not saying much)

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Old September 17th, 2006, 09:54 PM   #23
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Hey, what did you do with the rollers I gave you?
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Old September 17th, 2006, 09:57 PM   #24
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Hey, what did you do with the rollers I gave you?

Those are one side had silver wheels, the other had rusty white BTW I think this chassis has a lift
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Old September 18th, 2006, 07:50 AM   #25
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i wish i could find one of these in decent shape like that one so i could puts around town in it. arent there different hood styles with one being taller so its easier to do motor swaps?
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i wish i could find one of these in decent shape like that one so i could puts around town in it. arent there different hood styles with one being taller so its easier to do motor swaps?
The CJ3B was a flatfender with a taller hood, it had an F head motor, versus the L-head in the CJ2A. The hood was raised on the 3B to clear the carburator.

You can fit other motors in a 2A using a 1" body lift (which I would recommend as the original rubber bushings are strips of rubber ~1/8" thick (not quite) If you can weld you may be able to get another motor in without a body lift even.
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Old September 18th, 2006, 08:28 AM   #27
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Those are one side had silver wheels, the other had rusty white BTW I think this chassis has a lift
Oh, I thought there were 3 silver wheels. Well, I know someone that is looking for skinny 16's specifically if you have other wheels and want to unload them.
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Old November 19th, 2006, 10:21 AM   #28
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So much for a solid Tub... The hat channels were rotted out... so I removed it all....




Sadly I thought it was worth saving when I bought it as it was very solid, but I found many brazed panals with 1/4" of bondo over them. Then the hat channels were rotten, so I took them off and it was punky where the wood is in contact with steel...

The vertical step I think is also going to eventually need to be changed/reinforced. It is mostly there but there are bad spots.

The tub is getting fixed/reinforced with 1" C-channel and The floors will be diamond plate. The tub is going on a 66 CJ5 with 34x9.5 TSLs and will be smoothed and painted slate grey with Navy markings, going for the used look

It will be a around town toy/ mild trail wheeler just to have some fun in, smiles per mile. when I saw the tub was rotten I figured fun is better then accuracy

I just HATE cutting on this 60 year old steel, every time I remove a piece I feel like I am removing history
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Old November 19th, 2006, 10:36 AM   #29
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looks good me and my neighbor are rebuilding his 46 had alot of body rust found more then we thought to. The hardest we found were geting pedals for work. Now we are having problems to solve with the drivers side eghuast and the slave. Might have to go to a pull insted of a push
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Old November 19th, 2006, 11:34 PM   #30
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I had a 48 willys and cut my floor out and fab'din a CJ floor and firewall. I was able to use CJ seats and the higher center floor aloud for my T176 tranny,>firewall alouded for my CJ steering/clutch/brake pedals(hanger). I had a bit more leg room as well. I have some pics if your interested. I used a 75CJ5 frame and streched in front of the tub 9 inchs. I ran a AMC401/T176.
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Old November 19th, 2006, 11:40 PM   #31
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we're just in the middle of doing a restomod for a buddy and his family who has fallen under some tough times, would u happen to have any of the factory 4.27 gears for a 3B?? we seem to be stuck with 2 sets of 5.38's lol
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we're just in the middle of doing a restomod for a buddy and his family who has fallen under some tough times, would u happen to have any of the factory 4.27 gears for a 3B?? we seem to be stuck with 2 sets of 5.38's lol
I don't have any gears for a 3B... My current axles are 4.XX but I wasn't planning on messing with them, besides it's a D44 rear, D27 front I don't think the 3B had that. I am pretty sure my other axles have 5.38's in them that are the stock 2A axles.
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Old November 20th, 2006, 09:27 AM   #33
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yeah this one is the same axles actually, and worth a shot thanks tho, trust me ill be watchin yer thread for ideas!!
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Old November 20th, 2006, 09:35 AM   #34
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You could just ask the source for ideas :tonka:
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dick :tonka: I think I am going to get the 110 welder on the way home and monkey out there tonight. See if I can make anything stick
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I will come over and supervise then
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Old November 26th, 2006, 08:23 PM   #38
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So this weekend I put up most of my Christmas lights, need to find out why only 1/2 my spiral tree in the front yard is lit. I also installed the floors in the CJ2A with 99grandTJ (my buddy Adam), he also started dismantling my D18 t-cases to install the twin sticks on the proper case. (the one that has them is smoked it is safe to say)



also started cutting out the bad stuff, found out someone must have whacked the spare tire on something as the passenger side was pretty bad under the bondo I found.



Then we did some sawhorse wheeling


yes it is diamond plate, and still needs some final trimming/welding underneath, but the rear floor fit perfect :) Also need to weld the new hat channels in, changing the locations of them to allow mating to the 66 CJ5 frame easily





Going faster then anticipated, hoping to mount the tub and fire the motor before Christmas :twisted:
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Old December 2nd, 2006, 10:37 PM   #39
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Test fiting the tub with the new hat channels/measuring for body mounts for the 2A tub to go on the 66 CJ5 frame

headers clear the passenger side, but NOT the drivers side for some reason, going to have to do some 'adjusting' with heat and a sledge I think...





Good chance the bottom will be painted and the tub mounted tomorrow ! :)
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Cool project, I've always wanted flatty...some day.
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