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Old March 10th, 2008, 08:18 AM   #61
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Great thread. Just want to make sure, but you are at 106"? I'm gathering parts for a 10-a now, have a complete tub and frame, pretty much everything except the SD-33, tranny and reduction box. Hoping to get started on it late summer. I'm thinking about 112" WB I think it's the look I want, like your bed. I'm kind of thinking getting some CJ replacement bed corners may be the way to get that all formed up right.
im at 104.5 but i am going to be running J-10 springs in the rear that will probably push it somewhere between 105.5 to 106 or so..

i thought about getting replacement corners but right now i just want it to get done, i may add then at a later date..we'll see.
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Old March 13th, 2008, 12:00 PM   #62
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Thanks for the info. The guy that posted on Pirate says that one is about Scrambler length, but looking at the way they formed up the bed, I bet it's 114" os so.

Good stuff, I'm looking forward to seeing you build the bed, too. I wish I could get started, too many things to finish first... Next winter!
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Old March 17th, 2008, 09:42 AM   #63
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I did some work this weekend..

1.) put on some J-10 springs (i still need to move the shackle hanger back about an inch)
2.) attached my wheel spacers.
3.) put my 35's on


my bed is comming in this week, so i am looking forward to getting that welded together and mounting it on the frame..


http://picasaweb.google.com/rjulemiller/Tug

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Old March 17th, 2008, 10:21 AM   #64
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I did some work this weekend..

1.) put on some J-10 springs (i still need to move the shackle hanger back about an inch)
2.) attached my wheel spacers.
3.) put my 35's on


my bed is comming in this week, so i am looking forward to getting that welded together and mounting it on the frame..


http://picasaweb.google.com/rjulemiller/Tug
This looks 10x cooler on 35s with a slightly longer wheelbase, Rob. Nice work!

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Old March 17th, 2008, 11:46 AM   #65
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Agreed, those proportions just look killer... can't wait for the bed to get on there!
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Old March 17th, 2008, 11:53 AM   #66
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Thanks Craig

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Agreed, those proportions just look killer... can't wait for the bed to get on there!
me either!!!

im really close to the fenders on the front...so i am now looking to put on 2" lift springs...
should be done driving it in a month or so....

just picked up all my new brake parts..
rotors/drums/shoes/spring kits and u-joints for the axle shafts =
287$ : (

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Old March 18th, 2008, 12:58 PM   #67
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Very nice rob. Can't wait till I can see it in the parking lot at work, let me know when you drive it so I can come over and gawk.
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Old March 26th, 2008, 10:24 AM   #68
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Well i recieved the custom bed pannels in the other day and welded some 1/2" square tub around the tailgate opening to support it...it turned out well.

i know the tail gate is higher than the sides but that is because i will be welding some cj-7 tub pieces to match...

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Old March 26th, 2008, 08:51 PM   #69
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Looks good so far, can't wait to see more
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Old March 26th, 2008, 09:52 PM   #70
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i was really digging the cardboard mock up bed, it looked cool and was well layed out, if the custom sheetmetal doesnt work out you could always slather the cardboard in fiberglass resin and run it!! j/k awesome build, very unique
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i have welded up the bed and set it up on the jeep so i could mock up where the mounting points will be.


other things i did recently.--moved front axle back 1.5" (so the tires are more centered in the wheel well
--lifted the front with different spring packs.
--changed out front axle joints.
--all new brake parts all around

things that need to be done.--switch out gear box brakets with new HD braket
--weld mounting points on frame for body
--move rear shackle mounts back an 1" or so
--finish welding rear body tub/paint it/mount tj flares/ then run it.
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Old May 8th, 2008, 07:28 PM   #72
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What up with some updated picks?
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Old May 8th, 2008, 08:34 PM   #73
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I saw the front bumper got a work out at the blessing...
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sweet project. keep up the good work.
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Old May 14th, 2008, 09:04 AM   #75
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I saw the front bumper got a work out at the blessing...
i think the guy deserved it, karmas a bitch. I appologized like a million times and offered him money etc...i even went back and saw him like 3 hours later thinking he would have cooled off but his cop stash and glasses were still in full effect and when i said "look i feel terrible, is there anything i can do?" he said "whatever, get outta here!" so i replyed "ok then fuk ya"

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sweet project. keep up the good work.
thanks, im having problems with the motor, cylinders 1 and 2 filling up with gas and dumping into the oil pan.. the weber aftermarket carb is not hooked up right or something..so if someone is motor and carb savy they should come over and help me drink some beer and play with my junk
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anyone want to help me with motor and carb issues
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Old May 29th, 2008, 10:17 AM   #77
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New pics, almost ready to offroad,
things i need to finish are the
1. B&M shifter
2. Kickdown linkage
3. Rollbar (more trianulation)
a few other misc things i cant think of right now.
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Wow, looking nice Rob! Did you get your carb issues taken care of?
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Old May 29th, 2008, 10:20 AM   #79
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That thing looks pretty cool. Nice job.
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Wow, looking nice Rob! Did you get your carb issues taken care of?
sort of, i had a huge vac leak i found, runs better but not perfect. I took the webber carb apart and cleaned it too. Im hoping that the carb im getting from BogHog360 does the trick.

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