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Old August 26th, 2008, 03:00 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Engineering at its finest;

So, one of my buddies from work decided one day that he needed a front end loader; nothing to stout, just enough to move minor things around. He looked around, and noticed he had a few things layin' around to make it happen - here's what he came up with...
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Old August 26th, 2008, 03:05 PM   #2
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haha nice, put some lights on it and drive it around.
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Old August 26th, 2008, 03:08 PM   #3
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that is baaaaadassss!!! How much can it lift without the ass end lifting?
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Old August 26th, 2008, 03:10 PM   #4
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He just finished the plumbing on it last night, so he plans on heading home and giving it a good 'ol durability test this evening... will post stats tomorrow... lol
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Old August 26th, 2008, 03:48 PM   #5
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is it wrong that I like that?
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Old August 26th, 2008, 04:02 PM   #6
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that is great. I figure if you can get a hood and lights back on it you can drive it down the road.
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Old August 27th, 2008, 06:42 AM   #7
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redneck fab i love it. needs a boom and a brush hog
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Old August 27th, 2008, 06:48 AM   #8
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Friken Sweet..............
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Old August 27th, 2008, 07:29 AM   #9
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Alright - so... here's whats next:

- Install modified hood
- Install headlights and turn signals
- Install 'Auto Leveling' air bags over front axle.
- 'John Deere Green' paint job (after a *little* body work... most likely new tub)

- 1badzuk: funny you say that, because one of the two is coming soon - keep your eyes peeled for more pics.


Stats:
- Loader works well, lifted full bucked of moist sand (approximated at 1,000 lbs) and the rear didn't lift at all.
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Old August 28th, 2008, 12:13 AM   #10
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i a wierd way its kinda cool
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Old August 28th, 2008, 12:42 AM   #11
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thats bad ass!
is it still stock pwer steering?
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Old August 28th, 2008, 07:56 AM   #12
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I give the CJ frame 17 more lifts.

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Ok I understand the Jeep laying around but who the hell has a brand new front loader to just weld onto the jeep? It looks cool for sure.
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Old August 28th, 2008, 09:07 AM   #14
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Ok I understand the Jeep laying around but who the hell has a brand new front loader to just weld onto the jeep? It looks cool for sure.
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Old August 28th, 2008, 01:18 PM   #15
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LOL -

Cooter - well, the frame is good and sturdy, but I'd admit - one blow from even a small stone to the body would cause it to self implode...

he got a sweet deal on the front loader; he was going to fit it to his old school tractor I believe, but decided this would be of much better use...
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looks awesome. a modern day jeep-a-loader http://www.thecj2apage.com/forums/fo...s.asp?TID=8391
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Old September 3rd, 2008, 09:09 PM   #17
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nice, very nice.
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Cool. Much nicer than the Jeep-A-Loader
http://www.thecj2apage.com/forums/fo...s.asp?TID=8391
Or the one in this thread http://www.thecj2apage.com/forums/fo...barn+find&PN=1
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Old September 3rd, 2008, 10:44 PM   #19
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Ok I understand the Jeep laying around but who the hell has a brand new front loader to just weld onto the jeep? It looks cool for sure.
Who doesn't have a new front end loader laying around!!
Cool project though!!
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Old September 11th, 2008, 09:10 PM   #20
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I can die a peacful man. I've know seen it all. Thats outstanding!
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