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Happypants
02-29-2012, 07:47 PM
doing a bunch of stuff for the longest time, spent a while putting new doors on the jeep which mandy helped me do as well cause of my fucked hand
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/398705_10151182250795032_1030496250_n.jpg
this back door never opened for a few months cause someone put the childlock on and the outter door handle was fucked lol, notice the door is bent out now

http://a8.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/401698_10151182255050032_623005031_22564331_502033 072_n.jpg

had to do a bit of prying and swearing but got it open finally
http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/405580_10151182259425032_623005031_22564339_108119 7193_n.jpg


new door on the left

http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/409242_10151182261605032_623005031_22564345_157261 2391_n.jpg

This door hinge was a joke, it was half assed welded 1/2 off of the body so it came off and was redone
http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/393912_10151182278230032_623005031_22564490_528880 766_n.jpg

http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/405913_10151182278850032_623005031_22564493_957487 464_n.jpg

Hinge cleaned up and ready for welding
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/405968_10151182282695032_623005031_22564499_163592 2326_n.jpg

http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/407268_10151182289735032_605452522_n.jpg

hole plated and door put back on

http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/398598_10151182280885032_623005031_22564495_164132 2233_n.jpg

then mandy grabbed the groover and started on my swampersoh yeah
http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/420390_10151214879105032_623005031_22667510_984845 419_n.jpg

Nicely done
http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/419108_10151214882240032_623005031_22667518_200802 0548_n.jpg

Then started wondering what the fuck was wrong with the t-case, opened it up and uh-oh... lotsa metal stuck to the magnet
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/430586_10151214895200032_623005031_22667562_119971 1605_n.jpg

Range selector was FAAWWWKED!! completely groved out
http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/399978_10151214890900032_623005031_22667540_143443 4966_n.jpg

Hmmmm i wonder why it wasnt working properly... popping out constantly
http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/419584_10151214886170032_623005031_22667531_677699 53_n.jpg

fix fix fix
http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/431996_10151215807835578_806480577_22664176_126441 8530_n.jpg

old one on the left, new one on the right
http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/422867_10151215804620578_806480577_22664161_212210 1383_n.jpg

got the t-case all fixed up and started putting my lights on, and put my wireless winch controller stuff in too
http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/418995_10151234956015032_623005031_22722931_167274 4746_n.jpg

then painted the doors, very very close match, you cant even notice the color difference lol
http://a5.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/430473_10151234956230032_623005031_22722932_812610 377_n.jpg

Another shot,
http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/429996_10151234956555032_623005031_22722934_203198 3072_n.jpg

thats it so far, got more to do after the last weekend i was out

Newfie
02-29-2012, 08:21 PM
damn you've been busy! time to make half doors for summer than..:confused0006: :D

Happypants
02-29-2012, 08:49 PM
tube doors, not half doors, they bend too easy

SHITTY
02-29-2012, 09:43 PM
nice work. [36]

4Lo
02-29-2012, 09:48 PM
Good job on the grooving.

Hellboy
02-29-2012, 09:52 PM
Lookin good

85chevy
03-01-2012, 04:29 PM
Hahaha nice work Nick

Ry' & Jen
03-01-2012, 05:47 PM
Looks like you two have been busy, nice work

Happypants
03-01-2012, 06:40 PM
plenty more to do, still gotta fix the rear leafs, jeeps dragging its ass, gonna do my axle swap at the same time, another new rear driveshaft, then the front 44 gonna go in

mattdroz
03-01-2012, 10:28 PM
RIP my old jeep, at least your using it lol

idunnowindows
03-01-2012, 10:56 PM
Nice work, that reminds me I need to get fixing on my vancharger

Happypants
03-22-2012, 05:59 PM
Had a early day today, figured I would rip out the carpet from the backseat to the dash and rhyoline it, carpet was fucking gross,

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad21/nicksxj/84e253ce.jpg
http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad21/nicksxj/35cb0d17.jpg
Also picked this up off eBay for 12 bucks, polished aluminum for my gauge cluster
http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad21/nicksxj/696bd1c3.jpg
And a little carnage from the past weekend from some rocks and a bigass hole I didn't see in the trees

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad21/nicksxj/d29fff1f.jpg

Gonna let it dry overnight, then do another coat in the morning, then put everything back together later in the day,

vajayjay
03-22-2012, 06:54 PM
I just learned to remove shifter knob just pull straight up:) then you can take off that black piece

Happypants
03-22-2012, 06:56 PM
are you shitting me? i fucked with that thing for 30 min and said fuck it lol,

vajayjay
03-22-2012, 06:58 PM
I read a book :p

Happypants
03-22-2012, 07:01 PM
i looked online :D


after you told me, of course lol

procircuit
03-23-2012, 09:00 AM
looks cleaner inside now... going to put any interior in it or just straight up rhino>?

Happypants
03-23-2012, 09:53 AM
Way cleaner and musty smell is gone, Im gonna put all the trim peices back on and get some bigger floor mats for it, gonna do another coat of it in a few minutes

Chody
03-23-2012, 10:26 AM
lookin good!

yoda604
03-23-2012, 10:27 AM
good work. nice jeep

atoyot
03-23-2012, 12:54 PM
looks like its almost time to hit the trails wit it......
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DIRTDIGGLER
03-23-2012, 01:12 PM
Looks good Nick.

Happypants
03-23-2012, 01:50 PM
looks like its almost time to hit the trails wit it......
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Soon, the 44 and the 9" be going in soon :D I'm after cookie at phils lol

J20
03-23-2012, 02:45 PM
are you shitting me? i fucked with that thing for 30 min and said fuck it lol,

put it in 1st gear nick push bottom and reef up

Happypants
03-23-2012, 07:36 PM
ah its all good, ill take it off when i need to, trying to find a B&M shifter or something for it cause i dont like the look of the shifter, looks ugly, i want something else, but cant really find anything, pulled the NSS today and cleaned that as well, what a bullshit fucking awkward job that was, but easy lol

ROBO
03-24-2012, 11:08 AM
looks gooder nick... did u use the real rhino liner? canadian tire had it real cheap a few years back.. i need too get more for the willy jeep

Happypants
03-24-2012, 12:50 PM
No I used rubberized undercoating, works better than rhino liner, more heat resistant too, last keep ha. Rhino liner, 4 coats of it and it peeled off of the tranny tunnel

Hellboy
03-25-2012, 12:27 AM
Ya imma be doing the rubberized floor soon it smells moldy for sure... Looks good and now i kno how to get that handle off too haha

procircuit
03-26-2012, 09:06 AM
have it finished up for yesterday?

Happypants
03-26-2012, 09:26 AM
Ya was at the lake for a bit yesterday enjoying the sunny weather.

Happypants
04-03-2012, 03:54 PM
Only worked a half day today since we finished our overhead slab early, decided to put my gauge cover in the jeep, looks good,
http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad21/nicksxj/d970a5ca.jpg

procircuit
04-03-2012, 04:08 PM
cool, be it would look sharp with a new cover and not the cracked one hehe[cheers]

Happypants
04-03-2012, 04:10 PM
Yea...I was pissed off a while ago trying to get the inlet price back in, and broke it lol

procircuit
04-03-2012, 04:22 PM
lol classssic..

T 'n' A Barbie
04-03-2012, 04:58 PM
Looks really good baby !!

Happypants
04-03-2012, 05:04 PM
I will eventually get a new glass lol,

85chevy
04-03-2012, 07:26 PM
I will eventually get a new glass lol,

So then never:dontknow:

Happypants
04-03-2012, 07:26 PM
I will, asshole :D

85chevy
04-03-2012, 07:28 PM
I will, asshole :D
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mattdroz
04-04-2012, 05:35 PM
thats ok nick, i need new plastic for my chev too haha looks good dude!

Happypants
04-05-2012, 12:07 PM
Tinkering with it today, fucking track bar flex joint needs to be rebuilt again! And pitman arm TRE is toast, new one gets here at 1, pics to
Follow :D

Happypants
04-05-2012, 01:55 PM
yanked out the old TRE, it was fuckin toast.
http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad21/nicksxj/b82c85b4.jpg
new one,
http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad21/nicksxj/9fcc1f42.jpg
took it for a rip, still has some wobble at 60, but not nearly as bad as it was, holy fuck was it bad, last time we came back from stave, also tightened up the upper track bar flex joint a bit, im thinking im going to change it over from a flex joint to a creeper joint or ballistic joint, or something that will last longer than the fucking RE shit, seems like every 2 months i gotta pull the damn thing out and get it rebuilt,

anyways, figured since i was out i would go wash the jeep since its been a while since its had a bath lol

looks good all wet ;)
http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad21/nicksxj/9268e775.jpg

gonna go get it dirty again this weekend, almost just a waste of 10bucks hahaha
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T 'n' A Barbie
04-05-2012, 02:01 PM
LOL, looks great baby !!!

B
04-05-2012, 02:37 PM
if you would put down your purse and tightend up the flex joint like a man you would get longer than 2 month's out of it ... [22]


either that or the plastic races are 2 worn and cant hold the ball any more and need replaced .... just saying

Happypants
04-05-2012, 02:57 PM
if you would put down your purse and tightend up the flex joint like a man you would get longer than 2 month's out of it ... [22]


either that or the plastic races are 2 worn and cant hold the ball any more and need replaced .... just saying

Lol, I love my purse haha, I think the ball in the flex joint is toast

Chopstick
04-05-2012, 03:36 PM
if you would put down your purse and tightend up the flex joint like a man you would get longer than 2 month's out of it ... [22]


either that or the plastic races are 2 worn and cant hold the ball any more and need replaced .... just saying

lol lol lol lol lol

Death wobble fixed yet? That takes maybe what an hr at most to find?

Happypants
04-05-2012, 03:38 PM
ya, track bar and balljoints