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Old March 27th, 2013, 09:29 AM   #1
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I think I am going to boatside my YJ to get rid of the rust and damage I caused while wheeling it.

So I though with some big tires like the 39.5 Iroks that are on it what would it take to make it float.

Maybe some small pontoons on each side?

I figured fishing season is almost here and it would be fun to fish out of my Jeep.
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Old March 27th, 2013, 10:18 AM   #2
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This is like the redneck that flipped his dining room table upside down and threw a small outboard on back.
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Old March 27th, 2013, 10:31 AM   #3
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I seen a motorhome on a lake why not a jeep ? you could call it a jeepafloat
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call red green, ive saw a few hvac boats he's made and thats gotta be the best option to float a jeep.
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Hire some Cubans.

Anybody who can make an old Chevy stakebed truck float should have no problem with a jeep.

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Is Scott still selling those barrels? Problem solved.

Better yet, throw a party at Scott's, we'll come help empty the kegs, then you can use them for pontoons.
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It has been a boat before
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Tires from one of these?
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You want to help? You can be my Gilligan.
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Hey I didnt get a highlift with it.
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Old March 27th, 2013, 02:19 PM   #19
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Those are a little larger than I was hoping for unless they are inflatable.

Wait inflatable boats, one on each side. Like two sidecars, more the merrier.
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