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Old August 30th, 2017, 16:03
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Re: rolled my jeep.. now need help rebuilding

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Dang Nice! You do the work yourself or take it somewhere?
lol. If I did it myself, it would still look like the last picture
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Old August 30th, 2017, 20:19
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Re: rolled my jeep.. now need help rebuilding

Wow that looks great must have cost a lot.
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Old August 31st, 2017, 06:03
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Wow that looks great must have cost a lot.
Not as much as you would think, and about what it would have cost me to find a decent new truck and swap all my offroad bits and motor over.
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Old September 1st, 2017, 13:21
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Re: rolled my jeep.. now need help rebuilding

just picked it up today.
Couldn't resist posting some Before, after, and during pics








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Drive train: d30 front, F8.8 rear, 4.11 gears, np242 transfer case, rusty under-armor; fully locked with detroit lockers; Chevy 700r4 tranny, 35" MT's

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Re: rolled my jeep.. now need help rebuilding

That looks great! guessing it was in the neighborhood of $3-5k?
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Old September 1st, 2017, 22:39
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That looks great! guessing it was in the neighborhood of $3-5k?
yeah, something like that :-)
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Re: rolled my jeep.. now need help rebuilding

That's a truly amazing restoration. Well done!

Now try to not roll it again.
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Old September 4th, 2017, 10:49
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That's a truly amazing restoration. Well done!

Now try to not roll it again.
Thanks :-)Yeah, I definitely need to appreciate the limits of the jeep .. just bought a D&C roll cage, once that's installed, I'll be taking it easy for a while until I get the hang of the higher center of gravity from the lift and tires.
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Old October 3rd, 2017, 09:46
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Re: rolled my jeep.. now need help rebuilding

Very cool thread!
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Old October 7th, 2017, 19:00
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Re: rolled my jeep.. now need help rebuilding

Thanks!
Still working through a few gremlins, but everything seems to be back in order. NExt stop, a roll cage, and thinking about lowering it 2"
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