West Virginia Scrambler Build

ccourtney

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#1

I purchased my this 1982 Scrambler in 2008 from Rudy in Ohio. We were living in Rocky River, OH at the time. I used it as a daily driver for one year while I was completing training at Cleveland Clinic. We moved back here to West Virginia in fall of 2009. Again it was my primary driver at the time. I added two rows of seating for my kids and their friends. Modified a JK rack and added a soft top.

Late in the year of 2011 an electric fire behind the dash caused me to park it. I felt it was time for a full frame off restoration. Inspired by the builds I read on this site, I started tear it down and developing a plan.
I was fortunate to come across a fellow scrambler owner, Woody, who worked at 4wd hardware in Columbiana, OH. His scrambler was always featured in the company's sales catalog. He helped me develop a plan in regards to the jeeps stance, axles, and gears.
The order was placed. I sent my frame off to powder coat, as well as, other parts. As parts returned I started work on the chassis.











 

ccourtney

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I had made contact with Dan Dillner at Double D Fabrication. I had ran some ideas I had in regards to the body, dash, and roll bar. He seemed to embrace the task. So I took the body up to him in PA.
 

ccourtney

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I had moved into another house which stalled the project greatly. Over the last couple months. I have been able to reorganize and get back on my project.


 

gazzo

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Bloody hell, what a machine! I'd never have thought of hammer tone for everything downstairs but I like it....a lot
 

ccourtney

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I mounted the shocks (rancho rs9000xl) upside down to adjust easier. You may be right. I will check with the manufacture to see if it could be mounted in either direction. Thanks for the input.


 
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