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Old April 22nd, 2009, 03:00 PM   #161
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Do it, but keep the section you cut out for the sun roof for a shade you can put back over it with velcro or something...although how often it the top going to be on in the sun...
good idea,

if i do it i will also tint it and sew velcro on the inside to attach that piece.
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Old April 22nd, 2009, 03:20 PM   #162
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You could leave the main piece clear and have the solid piece with velcro and a tinted piece with velcro...altough I may be getting carried away
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Old May 26th, 2009, 05:34 PM   #163
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just curious... why didn't you just start out with a scrambler top? it's 10 inches longer than a cj-7 as well
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Old May 26th, 2009, 06:09 PM   #164
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just curious... why didn't you just start out with a scrambler top? it's 10 inches longer than a cj-7 as well
because im cheep and already had the 7 top that i bought for 100$ complete and the other splice piece for cheep.

this isnt going to win any awards thats for sure but its functional

that reminds me here it is done










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Old May 26th, 2009, 07:13 PM   #165
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Nice work on the top!

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Old May 26th, 2009, 07:18 PM   #166
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Have you given it a water/rain test yet?
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Old May 26th, 2009, 07:34 PM   #167
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Have you given it a water/rain test yet?
i used tent seal from coleman on the top after i sewed it up.

It seemed to seal up good enough, i dont drive this too often so even if it leaks alittle i wont cry about it too much.
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Old May 26th, 2009, 07:45 PM   #168
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Rob - Did you take it to Moab with Joel & Vaughn?
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Old May 26th, 2009, 07:51 PM   #169
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Rob - Did you take it to Moab with Joel & Vaughn?
No luck getting him out this year.... Maybe 2011? Rob?
Here's our pics though http://picasaweb.google.com/supervaughn/moab2009
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Old May 26th, 2009, 08:27 PM   #170
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Rob - Did you take it to Moab with Joel & Vaughn?
lol that pic is from twisted trails, kinda looks like moab though



I wish, i hear they wheel in tuxedos with their jeeps filled up to the doors with gold dabloons though, kinda like scrooge mcduck.

you can find my Twisted Trails adventure here....

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Old May 27th, 2009, 08:25 AM   #171
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lol that pic is from twisted trails, kinda looks like moab though



I wish, i hear they wheel in tuxedos with their jeeps filled up to the doors with gold dabloons though, kinda like scrooge mcduck.

you can find my Twisted Trails adventure here....

http://picasaweb.google.com/rjulemil...sMemorial2009#
Nice duck tails reference
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Old May 27th, 2009, 08:30 AM   #172
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The top turned out good. Nice work.
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Old May 27th, 2009, 08:32 AM   #173
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Nice duck tails reference
launchpad McDuck ftw!

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The top turned out good. Nice work.
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Old June 13th, 2009, 06:25 PM   #174
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I really liked this build.i like unusual look of cj-10a.

I am getting my Cj-10a next week after dealing with government auction paperwork for 2 months.I am planning to put a chopped-up cj or yj tub for bed.i am also looking for wagoneer for axles.
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Old June 14th, 2009, 10:09 AM   #175
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I really liked this build.i like unusual look of cj-10a.

I am getting my Cj-10a next week after dealing with government auction paperwork for 2 months.I am planning to put a chopped-up cj or yj tub for bed.i am also looking for wagoneer for axles.
thanks,

mine has a cj-7 frame lengthened 10 inches, i recommend keeping the tug frame.

Chopping a yj or cj body is what i was originally going to do but i had mine drawn up on cad by my buddy and then sent to a shop who bent it up and sent it to me for 280$ which was a price i was happy with compared to chopping and fabbing up a jeep tub.

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Old June 14th, 2009, 03:57 PM   #176
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nice work p rob

that thing has full on c h a r a c t e r - i was alittle worried early in the game - but there it is. coolness. congrats -
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Old June 30th, 2009, 08:29 PM   #177
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My Cj-10a delivered today .It is in rough condition but no serious rust problem.I broke only igniton key ,no playing with her for awhile.
I am making a project budget and timeline since both money and time is scarce.
My plan is finish the project before november since i am deploying for a year.
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Old July 3rd, 2009, 06:52 AM   #178
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My Cj-10a delivered today .It is in rough condition but no serious rust problem.I broke only igniton key ,no playing with her for awhile.
I am making a project budget and timeline since both money and time is scarce.
My plan is finish the project before november since i am deploying for a year.
Good luck with the project, Gunner, and thanks for your service to the country! I have links my '10a build thread and a video clip of my finished tug IN THIS THREAD. It may give you some ideas.

Any updates on your tug, Rob? Again, we'll have to get together after work for a beer sometime soon. E-mail me if you'd like. I'm living on the NW side of GR now.

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Old July 3rd, 2009, 12:04 PM   #179
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Good luck with the project, Gunner, and thanks for your service to the country! I have links my '10a build thread and a video clip of my finished tug IN THIS THREAD. It may give you some ideas.

Any updates on your tug, Rob? Again, we'll have to get together after work for a beer sometime soon. E-mail me if you'd like. I'm living on the NW side of GR now.

Craig
Updates are that i am building my front D60 DRW chevy axle and i am currently looking to find a rear for it.. It was super clean internally and came appart like butter. It is now shaved/painted and awaiting installation.

I am going to be running 37's and H1 rims.
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Old July 3rd, 2009, 12:43 PM   #180
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you take care over there gunner,and like craig said thanks for serving our country,and protecting our freedom.

poker rob, nice job on the c-10 looks awesome,i dont think youll run into another one of them on the trail.
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