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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #15 on: February 29, 2012, 08:43:12 AM »
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2013, 04:43:30 PM »
Finally pulled the trigger on some 33x10.50 bfg's. I decided to clean up the original wheels, paint em up , and run em. FreeFree came through with some hubcaps , but the rears were too big and they wouldn't snap on properly. I took the fronts anyways, I need to source some for the rear, I was thinking of calling wheel vintiques, pretty sure they have them. I'm real happy with the way the wheels came out and how the jeep looks with the wheel/tire combination.
1975 CJ-5 360,t-18,d-20,f&r d-44's,q-78's trail rig
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #17 on: February 12, 2013, 04:44:44 PM »
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2013, 04:45:43 PM »
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #19 on: February 12, 2013, 04:46:07 PM »
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1975 CJ-5 360,t-18,d-20,f&r d-44's,q-78's trail rig
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #20 on: February 12, 2013, 04:47:58 PM »
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1975 CJ-5 360,t-18,d-20,f&r d-44's,q-78's trail rig
1978 cj-5 resto/mod
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #21 on: February 12, 2013, 04:58:50 PM »
Bought a windshield frame from Mika, it was damaged, so I fixed it using a washer, a file, welder, and a grinder.
1975 CJ-5 360,t-18,d-20,f&r d-44's,q-78's trail rig
1978 cj-5 resto/mod
2000 Cherokee

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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #22 on: February 12, 2013, 05:00:17 PM »
Oh yeah, and a little bondo too  ;D
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #23 on: February 12, 2013, 05:08:36 PM »
Bought a new tailgate, spent the money for the cool jeep logo  8)
1975 CJ-5 360,t-18,d-20,f&r d-44's,q-78's trail rig
1978 cj-5 resto/mod
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #24 on: February 12, 2013, 05:11:07 PM »
Spent a lot of time repairing the body, did a lot of sheet metal welding. Fixed the floors.
1975 CJ-5 360,t-18,d-20,f&r d-44's,q-78's trail rig
1978 cj-5 resto/mod
2000 Cherokee

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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #25 on: February 12, 2013, 05:12:27 PM »
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #26 on: February 12, 2013, 05:15:17 PM »
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1975 CJ-5 360,t-18,d-20,f&r d-44's,q-78's trail rig
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #27 on: February 12, 2013, 05:19:14 PM »
The frame on this jeep was in great shape, I wanted it look like new, so I spent countless hours wire wheeling the surface rust. In the end I suppose it was worth it.
1975 CJ-5 360,t-18,d-20,f&r d-44's,q-78's trail rig
1978 cj-5 resto/mod
2000 Cherokee

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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #28 on: February 12, 2013, 05:21:50 PM »
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1975 CJ-5 360,t-18,d-20,f&r d-44's,q-78's trail rig
1978 cj-5 resto/mod
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Re: new to me 1978 cj-5
« Reply #29 on: February 12, 2013, 05:31:03 PM »
Put in a new fuel pump.
-tailgate
-windshield frame
-master cylinder
-new to me tilt wheel ( thanks Posi )
-all new suspension Bds with shocks.
-new calipers and pads.
-new carb ( came with jeep )
-new gas tank and sending unit.
-new front fenders
-replaced front longside bent axleshaft ( thanks bobby)
-new wipers, bikini top, control knobs, shifter knob, shifter boots, u-bolt skids, blah blah blah.
- a bunch of stuff I'm probably forgetting.
1975 CJ-5 360,t-18,d-20,f&r d-44's,q-78's trail rig
1978 cj-5 resto/mod
2000 Cherokee


 



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