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  1. Rosco1974

    Axle lengthening vs shortening?

    If you want factory WT width is cheaper/easier to buy WT axles. There are scenarios where lengthening might be needed, but with CJ frame width and available front axles its narrowing or outboarding.
  2. Rosco1974

    D44 rear in Scramblers?

    Here we go....
  3. Rosco1974

    Weird/Scary steering problem

    How much is a little? Fresh/Good mounts flex slightly before the tire moves in a driveway test . If they are old and rubber, replace them with poly. I had a stock 82 CJ7 with worn out bushings that would do exactly what you are saying.
  4. Rosco1974

    RIP Jessie-

    One of the toughest days in life. Sorry to hear.
  5. Rosco1974

    Dana 44 From TJ

    Bolt pattern on a TJ 44 rear is simple if you are willing to buy aftermarket shafts. Several come setup for 5 on 4.5 and 5.5 pattern.
  6. Rosco1974

    Craigslist and Estate Sale finds!

    Nice. Had never seen those gauges.
  7. Rosco1974

    Gladiator

    These came up in my Facebook feed. Pretty cool.
  8. Rosco1974

    2"-3" Lift with a ride the wife will like?

    From the prices I have seen you may want to find a good set of YJ springs and add the parts you need. RE2785 ($66) for the front shackle conversion, 2.5" spring plates, etc. Some kits come with brake line extenders vs extended brake lines, unneeded t-case drops, lower end shocks.
  9. Rosco1974

    Rosco1974's 1985 CJ7 Project

    Not my favorite thing but getting started.
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    Rosco1974's 1985 CJ7 Project

    That's cool stuff
  11. Rosco1974

    Air Compressor Filtration

    Looking to add a basic ($100-150) filtration system in the shop. There is a lot of different combinations/options out there (sealed cartridge filters, loose desiccant refill, etc.). Run basic air tools and some painting projects. Any experience/recommendations?
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    Rosco1974's 1985 CJ7 Project

    This wavy is at lease some rust between the panels. Those holes were filled with bondo so someone had been there before. I have another parts fender that I can section that outer skin from. What is the best stuff to use to kill that rust between?
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    Rosco1974's 1985 CJ7 Project

    Stirring that pot. Spankrjs has first dibs. I have to inspect the parts that are installed in the axle and make sure I dont sell anything I actually need.
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    Rosco1974's 1985 CJ7 Project

    Its warming up in Utah, so back at it. Friend gave me a pair of oem fenders. They are cut for fender well headers so he didn't want them. Passenger side is great. Drivers side not so much. Backside is straight. Found quite a bit of bondo and wavy panel.
  15. Rosco1974

    Gladiator

    I went to the Jeep/Volkswagen dealer for a recall on my Jetta and passed by a few Gladiators. Is it me or are the door and body panels extra wavy on these new bodies and especially the doors?
  16. Rosco1974

    What is the best replacement for front fender to buy?

    The aftermarket ones I bought fit well, but the passenger side flare area was not fully stamped. They sent me a replacement and same thing. Drivers side was fine.
  17. Rosco1974

    New Black Denim Seat Skins?

    You like the quality? any pics of the recover? Thanks.
  18. Rosco1974

    New Black Denim Seat Skins?

    I am moving...in a direction...on my 8. Axles, wheels/tires, lift, front bumper, swing out tire carrier, and possibly cage from the 8 going to my red 1985 project. Then using the Laredo parts (front bumper, grill cover, steering wheel, console, grab bar, bumperettes, swing out, etc.) from this...
  19. Rosco1974

    New Black Denim Seat Skins?

    Got a pair of crusty Laredo seats that I am looking into recovering. Can find Laredo skins but cant seem to find the base skins. Anyone found a good source?
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