SJScrambler - Getting Started

MrBeep

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After 2 full rollbars, here is the scrap:

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I need to make some beer holders or something out of it now that I know they fit nicely.

Finally some shots trying to show the overall look... I think it came out pretty good:

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It needs final welding and a whole lot of time with a sandblaster and smoothing out some areas, but all in all it is almost done and I can move onto finishing up the front over the next few weeks.

It took WAAAAAY longer than I would have thought it would have to do this, but in the end, I think I got something that looks like it cold have come factory, uses all original parts/pieces and will give it a nice retro look when I am done with the KC's on top.

cb
After 2 full rollbars, here is the scrap:

View attachment 68837

I need to make some beer holders or something out of it now that I know they fit nicely.

Finally some shots trying to show the overall look... I think it came out pretty good:

View attachment 68838

View attachment 68839

It needs final welding and a whole lot of time with a sandblaster and smoothing out some areas, but all in all it is almost done and I can move onto finishing up the front over the next few weeks.

It took WAAAAAY longer than I would have thought it would have to do this, but in the end, I think I got something that looks like it cold have come factory, uses all original parts/pieces and will give it a nice retro look when I am done with the KC's on top.

cb
WOW love the look.
 

bigwalton

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Hot dawg.

What is the thinking on filling the front wall of the bed? Did you make a decision on that?
 

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Hot dawg.

What is the thinking on filling the front wall of the bed? Did you make a decision on that?
Still the Jeep tailgate idea... but I have to take it all apart and fill the floor next and get that all fitting nicely... problem right now is winter time and how little space I have to store the new rollbar, etc. once I get it all apart... need people to grab their parts they paid for that I have been storing... should be better in the coming weeks. Just some big items that need to go.

cb
 

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That turned out really nicely!

It's been fun watching the evolution and the execution of your double roll bar idea, and it's fantastic that you've been able to keep it so "factory" looking! :cheers:
 

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But like all things in my life... change happens... picked up a friend in the garage to part out...

Headed out to get it at 6am... NOT WARM!!

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It has some good parts on it and some things I will need.
Basically I moved everything out of the garage and moved this in... I hope to have it torn down this week and next and will resume after that.

cb
 

Kim Dawson

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You seem to find a never ending supply of Jeeps to part out. From the front that Jeep looks good. Got more pictures showing what you scored? The bed is coming together nice.
 

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Jeep is in terrible shape body wise and the few good parts it had I am keeping :)

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Just trying to remove some of the parts I have filled 2 5 gallon buckets with rust/debris.

cb
 

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You seem to find a never ending supply of Jeeps to part out. From the front that Jeep looks good. Got more pictures showing what you scored? The bed is coming together nice.
When they come up I try to jump on them, especially at decent prices... however, those prices are ticking up lately and the quality if the Jeeps are going down... and I have to travel further to get them, all leading to the inevitably where one day they will run out / make it not worth it.

cb
 

Belizeit

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When they come up I try to jump on them, especially at decent prices... however, those prices are ticking up lately and the quality if the Jeeps are going down... and I have to travel further to get them, all leading to the inevitably where one day they will run out / make it not worth it.

cb
And then you will have the largest supply of used jeep parts east of the Mississippi ! Now that will be cool
 
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