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Old June 5th, 2014, 04:08 PM   #1
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Arrow Today was a good day... v: YJ w/ a 401

9 years of building my Jeep from the ground up...... I got to finally drive it!!!..... even if it was just out of the barn and down the street and back and ugly as hell


video of it running : http://smg.photobucket.com/user/xool...11655.mp4.html


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AMC 401/TF727/NP208

bored .030, decked heads, flat top pistons, cam .518/.518- 292 duration, hei distributor, 800cfm edelbrock performer carb, edelbrock performer intake,rhoads lifters.
2.5'' SOA lift w/ Kingpin D60/D70 combo, detroit locker in rear, 37'' shoes, disc conversion rear.

NEXT STOP - paint job I am thinking lime green!
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Old June 5th, 2014, 04:10 PM   #2
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ABOUT DAMN TIME!!!!
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Old June 5th, 2014, 04:12 PM   #3
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Lime green is sweet color for jeep.

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Old June 5th, 2014, 04:15 PM   #4
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Old June 5th, 2014, 04:17 PM   #5
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wow, I remember when you bought that jeep.
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Old June 5th, 2014, 04:36 PM   #6
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wow, I remember when you bought that jeep.
you do? It was back in the michigan jeeper days. 2004
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Old June 5th, 2014, 04:38 PM   #7
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Old June 5th, 2014, 04:49 PM   #8
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you do? It was back in the michigan jeeper days. 2004
Yes, I was a member of Michigan Jeepers and joined in 2001
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Old June 5th, 2014, 04:55 PM   #9
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gotya!
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Old June 5th, 2014, 05:54 PM   #10
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It needs a well built trans and an art carr shifter...
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Old June 5th, 2014, 06:59 PM   #11
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wow, I remember when you bought that jeep.
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Old June 5th, 2014, 08:01 PM   #12
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Old June 5th, 2014, 09:09 PM   #13
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Nice!
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Old June 5th, 2014, 09:10 PM   #14
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Old June 5th, 2014, 09:15 PM   #15
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Always nice when a project comes together enough to test it out, even if its not perfect yet.
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Old June 5th, 2014, 09:18 PM   #16
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pretty cool, congrats. kinda has that starsky and hutch thing going on now
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Old June 5th, 2014, 10:11 PM   #17
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wow, I remember when you bought that jeep.
always wondered it it was still around. seemed like every dude on mj was all about helping out with that and had tons of progress, then poof! Nothing. I need closure on that build thread
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Old June 5th, 2014, 10:39 PM   #18
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Did you ever end up using that 4x4 linkage you got from me 4 or 5 years ago?
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Old June 5th, 2014, 10:48 PM   #19
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@Gunsworth hahahah dating CC kept all of the boys away, and then college started and I stopped working on it for a while. So glad I'm working on it again :)

@AJ Hall = Yep!! Works like a charm!
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Old June 6th, 2014, 07:40 AM   #20
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9 years of building my Jeep from the ground up
I think about 6 or 7 of those 9 years you were on a beer break.
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