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Old August 7th, 2009, 09:02 AM   #161
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ya, that sucks.....

It's a growing trend lately.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 09:25 AM   #162
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This makes me sad. Now what am I going to look to for inspiration?
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Old August 7th, 2009, 09:35 AM   #163
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let down man. had a nice project going. thanks for the ideas and inspiration. you suck.
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Old August 7th, 2009, 10:32 AM   #164
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well that sucks! keep us updated on the next project
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Old August 7th, 2009, 12:07 PM   #165
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Wrestled with this for a long time now, and just didn't want to put this much work into a 2 seater.

I'm planning now to put a scrambler together with a lot of similar work into it, just large enough to fit the boys...
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Old August 7th, 2009, 01:00 PM   #166
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Selling the thing whole? I could use the cage pieces to start mine on my 3A
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Old August 7th, 2009, 02:18 PM   #167
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Selling the thing whole? I could use the cage pieces to start mine on my 3A
We might be able to work something out. PM if you are interested. I'm around all weekend..
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Old August 7th, 2009, 02:29 PM   #168
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You aren't scrapping this to spend more time on a TJ, right?
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Old August 7th, 2009, 04:42 PM   #169
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You aren't scrapping this to spend more time on a TJ, right?
No, I built the TJ, its running, driving, and wheeling. But I'll be honest, its not for me, long term. The TJ will eventually be sold to pay for some of the big pieces on the new family Jeep.
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Old September 2nd, 2009, 09:38 PM   #170
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So, the project will be switching gears, to this:

Scramblers are too hard to find, and overpriced. And fat in the ass. Instead, I chose to go with a CJ-6. I like the old snub-noses, wider windshields, and the overall rareness of CJ-6s.

So, as of today (changing on a daily basis), pretty much I'll just remove the body off the flattie project, modify the frame as needed, and drop on the CJ-6 body.

I *might* drop in a V8, and switch to a D44/9". Not sure though. Money is a consideration there, I have mostly done toy axles, several V6s with everything I need, etc. If I ran a V8, it'd be a new Gen III aluminum block, so probably $2500 to get it in there.
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Old September 2nd, 2009, 10:40 PM   #171
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That CJ-6 looks cool, what shape are the floors in and did you get the wheels and tires with it?
PM me your price on the old complete body if it is not already spoken for.
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Old September 3rd, 2009, 07:41 AM   #172
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I didn't get the boggers/beads with it, I have some swampers already to use.

pm'ing about the body...
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Old April 2nd, 2013, 08:59 PM   #173
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I got the body!
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