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jblawns123
01-16-2009, 09:19 AM
Chevy 5.7L, Fiberglass tub, every nut and bolt replaced, frame sandblasted and coated...

TerraVenture
01-16-2009, 09:36 AM
very nice!

Scag413
01-16-2009, 09:50 AM
that is one sweet machine. how many man hours do you have in it?

jblawns123
01-16-2009, 10:32 AM
that is one sweet machine. how many man hours do you have in it?

From bare frame to what you see in done pics took 2 months working on it about 30 hours a week, so around 240-260 hours.

jblawns123
01-16-2009, 10:35 AM
I did another jeep with a steel body and 4 banger over 2 years ago, wasnt to the extent I did the yellow one though.

There are pics of it and other toys etc... on my webshots page here:

http://community.webshots.com/user/ksland?vhost=community

Lakewlc
01-16-2009, 01:57 PM
that looks really good

JosephLawnCare
01-16-2009, 03:38 PM
That's bas a$$. I love old jeeps. I had a 79 cj7 and my dumb ass sold it for no reason. Do you have pictures of what you started with? I didn't check that other link. Good job and nice jeep, love it.

CrystalCreek
01-16-2009, 07:09 PM
Screw landscaping, go into auto refininshing. Very nice work.

oakhillslandscaping
01-16-2009, 09:52 PM
my mechanic has that same jeep and its sooooo much fun to drive, horrible on gas but a blast to cruise in and off road

Valk
01-17-2009, 12:35 AM
How's she sound...what kind of exhaust from the headers back?

South Florida Lawns
01-17-2009, 01:21 PM
That thing is clean now it just needs some tires. My friend just traded his 89 YJ for a dodge rat rod.

jblawns123
01-17-2009, 08:47 PM
I am getting lots of interest in this Jeep, figured I would throw in some more pics...

Some before some during....

jblawns123
01-17-2009, 08:50 PM
Some more....

Mowingman
01-17-2009, 09:39 PM
Very nice job. I am getting ready to redo a 1981 Jeep, J10 Honcho pickup. I hope mine will look at least half as good as yours. Want to come do mine for me??:laugh:

Even Cut Lawn Care
01-17-2009, 09:57 PM
Here is mine!

JosephLawnCare
01-17-2009, 10:14 PM
Are you going to get different tires? either way it's still a kick a$$ Jeep!!

LindblomRJ
01-17-2009, 10:18 PM
That is a really nice job. I am impressed.

jblawns123
01-17-2009, 10:21 PM
I actually sold the jeep a few months ago... This is how it looks today

jblawns123
01-17-2009, 10:22 PM
here is how it looks today

lyube
01-18-2009, 12:02 AM
That's hot

02DURAMAX
01-18-2009, 07:00 AM
Very Nice!!!!

jblawns123
03-20-2009, 08:06 PM
Thanks for all the comments guys, I am already itching to do another project, just finished doing a walker over for a friend in the trade. Didn't do a repaint but I went right through it mechanically, new gearboxes, GHS blower, filters, fluids, nick nacks....

Mowingman
03-20-2009, 08:42 PM
Here is the J10 Honcho I am starting on.

South Florida Lawns
03-21-2009, 01:41 AM
that honcho will be great. Chop the fenders get better axles along with a Chevy 350 EFI and some 40's an you'll be set.