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  1. Dirty Dave

    I killed my Alaskan Postal by accident today........

    I was loading up my Jeep to take my Daughter and Dad up to the woods to go shooting. The Jeep would not start so I, took off the air cleaner and started it. Its a auto, and some how it slipped into reverse the door was slightly open, so it caught on the pillar between the garage doors, the door...
  2. Dirty Dave

    Jeep Snow Pics...Post 'em up!

    Had a little snow this weekend in the Valley
  3. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    Okay, so I took the kids to the Salem Oregon Jeep Summer Jam. Was tons of fun, got sunburnt. Saw one scrambler, one owner for 29 years.
  4. Dirty Dave

    Okay, Sway Bar is installed upsidedown

    So I have been chasing issues with wandering all over the road. I switched out the steering box and that improved everything . All the normal stuff checked. Then I looked at the swaybar tonight and its on upsidedown. Meaning instead of horns down, horns up. Woul this make the steering issues...
  5. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    Okay, not the best pics, I used my cell phone. But I have been working on the matching M416 trailer
  6. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    How bout some rear windows. wow that was a chunk of money. Now I need to see why my steering sucks
  7. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    So tonights accomplishment is a new windshield
  8. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    Well, had some good times in the garage the last few weeks, I have it running, still working out all the bugs and issues but I am getting there. I need to put in the windsheils paint the top, play with the wiring and continue to adjust everything. But I did drive it around the block twice...
  9. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    Okay a littler primer on the hard top, the paint on this was next to impossible to remove and sand smooth. All rust was repaired, POR 15 applied then epoxy primer sealer. And yes, my trailer will be painted to match the Postal.
  10. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    Back seats in, side panels on, fuel filler in, but I need to buy so many things, money is stalling progess, but whats new with that?
  11. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    So its been a while since I have posted, used a tintable U-pol raptor liner kit today. I really love the stuff. goes on easy, looks good. next week I will assemble the doors. Still working on wiring. I did install a hood lift kit
  12. Dirty Dave

    lost all fan clearance

    So I have a 258 with an auto tranmission on my Alaskan Postal. Madjp62 gave me a heavy duty radiator, my old one was thrashed. I put in the radiator and now I have no clearance between the radiator and clutch fan. The fan wont even fit now. Everything appears to be in the right place. What am I...
  13. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    Todays work, front fenders,hood, some braces and hardware on.
  14. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    One last picture
  15. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    Today me and my Daughter Kasey put on some U-Pol Raptor liner, pretty happy with the results
  16. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    Well Just had an awesome weekend breathing solvent and paint fumes. Learned alot, had a few runs, but nothing that bad. I call the color "Toxic Green"
  17. Dirty Dave

    Yes, another Postal Build Thread

    Okay, So here it goes. I bought a 1984 rusty POS Alaskan postal while I was working in the sand box. Everytime I came home, I disassembled and stacked parts. I bagged and labeled, and so far have been missing at least one bolt for about everything as I repair, fab and reassemble. Yes I know...
  18. Dirty Dave

    Radios and CB's

    My dad has been saving all these old radios and CB's. Is there any interest for restoration fanatics, in these, pics are advailable. jeepers1984@yahoo.com
  19. Dirty Dave

    wife is mad, POSTAL top

    Well, I bought an Postal top from goingpostals,for 1000$, which I was so happy, I almost cried, because I needed the doors, and I was going to modify the top, for a custom CJ-7. Well madjp62, picked it up tonight and took it to my house in Stayton Oregon. Then he put the top, complete, with...
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