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· Whoop Whoop
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Got a lot of the parts i wanted/needed today. I think there were some people making fun of me in their native tongues too.

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Replacement: fuel rail for when i do injectors, tstat housing, e fan (discovered mine was seized), power steering pump (totally broke mine thursday night).

upgrades: overhead console, set of seats out of a classic model, heated mirrors, upgraded speakers, tweeter from the infiniy stereo model, and some misc stuff
 

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That is a pretty serious “hell built for stout” front axle on your wheel barrow
Got a lot of the parts i wanted/needed today. I think there were some people making fun of me in their native tongues too.

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Replacement: fuel rail for when i do injectors, tstat housing, e fan (discovered mine was seized), power steering pump (totally broke mine thursday night).

upgrades: overhead console, set of seats out of a classic model, heated mirrors, upgraded speakers, tweeter from the infiniy stereo model, and some misc stuff
 

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That is a pretty serious “hell built for stout” front axle on your wheel barrow
junkyard wheelbarrows are no joke.

Got the engine bay put back together last night, and had the kiddo climbing around the jeep for a while before bedtime. Gonna be hard to get him out of the workshop when he's older. Oil change tonight then on to interior upgrades.
 

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F*@&

Looks like the headgasket is weeping after commuting to work there and back. Couldn't see if I also have a freeze plug going out in the back of the head or something too? There was a drip on the concrete from around the bell housing area, and when I was climbing around with a flashlight last night I saw the wetness around the head on the passenger side...

Hasn't overheated on me at all, comes up to 190 and just holds steady...
 

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I couldnt see very well at night, decided to try out these chinesium headlights.

Also had a few instances where there was steering popping trying to turn left after turning right, so got that all tore down.
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popped back in the junkyard to grab that extra teardrop rim, which ended up being bad, poked around for a few small parts, grabbed an ashtray for some redesign potential and found some not broken air cleaner bolts. No luck on the center console bracket to redesign.

Working on an upgraded tweeter pod in the meantime too, using a kicker 3/4” tweeter
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also working on stainless console latches. Went a little too thick on the first batch.
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wondered why the washer pump wouldn’t work. figured that out pretty quick.

Got the steering all replaced and back together, got it within 1/8” toe right off the bat. Decided to swap out the aluminum box spacer while i was having good luck. Broke two bolts with way less force than it should have taken. Got the box in a good spot and managed to get the bolts out with a bit of heat. The aluminum spacer Pretty much disintegrated when i went to take it off.

Replaced the lug nuts with 1pc nuts after having the stupid chrome pop off.

Tore into the door panels and got speakers swapped, heated mirrors swapped over, and prepped for tweeters. Need to make a few adjustments. Also figured out the drivers door speaker isn’t working, guessing a botched stereo install from PO.

keeping an eye on the head gasket for now. Trying to decide which route to go to fix that this spring, and how far down the rabbit hole i wanna get.
 

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Added some sound deadening, upgraded speakers, and added my tweeter design. New door clips make the door panel work great. Tossed in some weathertech floor mats and took it for a test ride. Seems to go down the road pretty good, steering wheel a fuzz off. Will fix that later this week. New cheapo headlights are fantastic, will be curious how they hold up.
 

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