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  1. Grantshire

    Need some help from the Scramber Express parts service

    Hey everybody, Jeepnyak and I are trying to work out an exchange of my half cab and bulkhead for his full top. Only problem is his top is in North Texas and my half cab/bulkhead are in Virginia. We are trying to work this out and seeing if the Scrambler Express can help with the...
  2. Grantshire

    4.2 Aluminum valve cover

    My 81 stock plastic cover is leaking around the front. Anyone have an good aluminum aftermarket valve cover than are willing to turn loose? :thumbsup:
  3. Grantshire

    Calling all Dana 60 & 14 Bolt Experts: Need some help/advice on axle upgrade.

    Well here is the short version, upgrading axles on Goose, my 69 Commando trail rig. It currently has a narrowed WT FSJ Dana 44 SOA in front and FSJ centered 44 in back geared 3.73 and both have Powerlocks. I run heavy military Michelin XZL 39" tires and am on borrowed time with the Dana 44's...
  4. Grantshire

    Tequila Sunrise - My Daughter's CJ7 Project

    My daughter has been demanding too much driving time on the trail rides! She had the nerve to ask to drive HALF of the time this year at Oak Ridge! :eek: Well, I laid the law down to her, let me tell you! I told her she if she wants to drive all the darn time she needs to get her own Jeep...
  5. Grantshire

    Anyone done a 258 with HO 4.0 head EFI Conversion?

    I have been squirreling parts away for some time to do a 4.0 head swap on a 258 for my Scrambler. I have a complete 258 and was considering having it professionally built with the 4.0 head but am torn between a 4 barrel intake setup, Webber or going with a Howell EFI kit. I know people have...
  6. Grantshire

    Do any of the TJ?JK Full Covers work for a Scrambler?

    No garage at the house to keep my Scrambler in (or any of the other Jeeps) :( so I was thinking about getting a full cover for it. I have a trail cover that works great when I just want to cover the interior (also fits the Commando) but I am looking for something that covers the body too. Will...
  7. Grantshire

    Red Scrambler Sighting Locust Grove, VA

    Rolling down Rt 20 south yesterday after dropping off some parts for my M715 :smokin: my buddy's shop in Rhoadsville, VA and spotted a Red Scrambler with factory decals sitting in a yard at Locust Grove, VA. It was raining so I did not stop but does it belong to anyone here?:shrug: Richard
  8. Grantshire

    Guys, one of our own urgently needs your prayers!

    Most of you know Ted Wendel either personally or via this or other Jeep forums. Ted is a great guy, good friend, and the most knowledgeable Jeep guy I have ever met. He has built numerous Jeeps including his beloved yellow CJ7; “The Exhibit”, shown here at Oak Ridge: He also built his...
  9. Grantshire

    Scrambler Prototype?

    What can I say, Jeeps are addictive! After promising my wife that I would "thin the herd" :angry: Nick, Ted Wendell's son, sends me a link to a C6 for sale just around the corner. "Just going to go look at it" I told her - right!:rolleyes: Well, it followed me home yesterday: With my...
  10. Grantshire

    Here Truck , here boy!

    Well the tire fairy came again today and left me these (they were too large to put under my pillow so they are in my trailer)::eek: There are six 38.5x11.00x16 XL's and two 38.5x11.00x16 XZL's all new, never mounted tires (the one on the right with the siping is my Commando's spare). One set...
  11. Grantshire

    My Scrambler is headed in a new direction

    Well, here's the deal - my daughter will be driving to school Next year and the Scrambler is slated to be her DD. Her school is 38 miles from the house with 25 of it via the Interstate. The stock 258 is a little tired and gets poor mileage plus she cannot drive a manual so the T5 will have to...
  12. Grantshire

    OT - Anyone here Belong to Yahoo CJ10 group?

    After picking up a mint, running CJ-10A airplane tug two weeks ago I have been trying to educate myself on these unusual CJ's. There is ot that much information about them on the web (found a few build threads) and the Yahoo group is mentioned often. I have tried to join the group but my...
  13. Grantshire

    I just went to look...honest!

    Well, what can I say, title says it all. Some people say it is a sickness but to me its an opportunity to make up for all the years I was Jeepless. Just happened to do a search on ebay for "Jeep" the other day (just looking...) and this one popped up near me. Now, you guys know I like...
  14. Grantshire

    Off Topic but worth watching

    Friend sent me this, it's worth watching. http://www.youtube.com/v/Us-TVg40ExM&hl=es&fs=1 Don't know how they did it but this is great. :)
  15. Grantshire

    Are you bidding on this BigWalton?

    Eric, this is so you!:D http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/1946-CJ-2A-4-wheel-drive-custon-hard-top_W0QQitemZ270304173472QQihZ017QQcategoryZ6280QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem And cheap, too!:D
  16. Grantshire

    Or Cj8pumkin?

    Oregon Scrambler in Virginia Passed a rental moving truck pulling a trailer with an orange Scrambler in tow headed east at about 4PM today. Oregon tag "CJ8PUMKN"or something close Anyone know who this is and where they are moving to?
  17. Grantshire

    And you though Scramblers were cool!

    Check out these Jeeps::eek: :eek: Hey Ted, that one looks like the "Exhibit". You could cut the front half off Mary's 5, weld it to the back half of your 7 and put here rear axle under the back (don't think it would fit in you garage though). Alright Big Walton, the bar has been raised...
  18. Grantshire

    Mother Resues Son Stranded in Dangerous Rocks

    :eek: Yes folks , it was a sight sure to warm even the hardest heart. A mother risking it all to resue her son trspped in dangerous rocks at Oak Ridge, and it was all caught on film: For when a 401 just isn't enough you can count on mom (and her 4.3) to pull you out!:D :D :D Way to go Nick!
  19. Grantshire

    What you young guys have to look forward to...

    My job requires me to get a physical every year (over 50). An insane work schedule and desire not to be bit%$ed at for being a little overweight (about 25 pounds worth) and not getting enough exercise (so many past injuries the list of what I can do for exercise is very short) resulted in my...
  20. Grantshire

    Tornado!

    I am sending this via my cell phone from our den in the English basement where our family is sleeping tonight. At about 5:30 PM this afternoon a Tornado touched down here and swept through the area uprooting trees and ripping the roofs of buildings. My wife and I were in town and mt son was a...
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