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Old 05-01-2013, 08:35 PM   #11
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Looks like a interesting project. Should look good when finished.

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Wish I had that interaction and bonding event with my father...my son will!

Great project! Look forward to seeing the results.

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Now that is cool, and as a bonus there is no back seat...

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14 and over 6'2" .... how much does it cost to feed the "little" fella???

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Well we decided it was time to work in the garage. We had to use a bottle to put gas in the carb through the fuel line. But it ran fine one we got it going. Then we got both of the seats mounted. I am having trouble finding a steering wheel adapter. Does anyone know if a golf cart one will work. A web site tried to sell me one. But I dont like to gamble on the web with stuff that "might" work.

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Well if what I have seen so far is any indication...the three stooges must have worked on this jeep at one time or another. I am re-wiring everything. There is no fuse box anywhere. Just wires and switches. If there were to be a short it would burn down the jeep! I had to pull the tail light assemblies. I accidentally broke one of them. Moe or Curly used a crap load of silicone to glue them on! I have crazy glued the rim back together. I am glad this thing is so simple. But there are wires hanging underneath that are not hooked up to anything. I am glad I have done this before!

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Well if what I have seen so far is any indication...the three stooges must have worked on this jeep at one time or another. I am re-wiring everything. There is no fuse box anywhere. Just wires and switches. If there were to be a short it would burn down the jeep! I had to pull the tail light assemblies. I accidentally broke one of them. Moe or Curly used a crap load of silicone to glue them on! I have crazy glued the rim back together. I am glad this thing is so simple. But there are wires hanging underneath that are not hooked up to anything. I am glad I have done this before!
Rick, just a suggestion. as simple and as old as the Jeep is, it might be easier to build a wiring harness from scratch. or check Painless Wiring for a complete wiring harness if wiring isn't your forte.

i have built several wiring harness' from scratch several times in the past for old cars.
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Check out our state of the art gas tank. The new seats are nice too. The gas tank is really just for testing purposes. I found a brand new CJ5 tank, skid plate and sending unit for a total of $191.00 including shipping to my door. It will cost me the ability to tow. But that is not something we intended to use it for anyway. It is only a 2.2 liter 4 banger.

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Rick, just a suggestion. as simple and as old as the Jeep is, it might be easier to build a wiring harness from scratch. or check Painless Wiring for a complete wiring harness if wiring isn't your forte.

i have built several wiring harness' from scratch several times in the past for old cars.
That is actually what I am doing. That is why I am pulling all of the assemblies. I bought a bunch of wire and connectors at Autozone after work today. I am pulling all new wire and letting it hang out of the holes where all the lights go. I will reinstall everything only after I have tested everything to be sure it all works the way it should. I am going to put relays in for the headlights. Same thing with the horn. I picked up a service manual for it the other day. There is a detailed wiring diagram. But there are no wire colors listed! It is all in black and white. I am just using the color codes from my Blazer. I bought a 25 foot 4 wire strand that is supposed to be for wiring a trailer. But I am going to use it to wire the tail lights, brakes and turn signals in the front and the back. I got 12 gauge wire for the head lights. I ordered two 4 fuse-fuse boxes to run everything through. 8 fuses should be plenty for something that only has a radio, lights and a horn. I did the same thing with a 66 Chevy Pick-Up many years ago.
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yeah i can understand that. two inches is a world of difference for a taller person.
...and British Wives!

Sorry guys... Inside joke with Axxe

Very cool "DAD" move there Rick. Good job.

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