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Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-12-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 799
Posted By jeepdan
Wow, I wish that I could find an unmolested 60's...

Wow, I wish that I could find an unmolested 60's vintage J truck like that around here, complete with all of the unknowns.;)
My vote is keeping the original engine and drivetrain
But, I would pull...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-11-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 59,101
Posted By jeepdan
1967 M715------ $18,500 Purchased it for...

1967 M715------ $18,500
Purchased it for $4500.
Spent about $14,000 more in parts and materials.
Heck, the new reproduction wiring harness alone was $1,300:confused:

All labor was my own except...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-10-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,262
Posted By jeepdan
:D

:D
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-05-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By jeepdan
New legs for our 91 GW

UPS Man dropped these off at the end of the driveway.:)
USA Made (Deaver Spring) stock height springs and Bilstein shocks, from BJ's Offroad.

https://i.imgur.com/zPLRTKnh.jpg

The old Girl is...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-02-2019, 07:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By jeepdan
I put up with a couple of cheapy flaring tools...

I put up with a couple of cheapy flaring tools like the ones that you will find at an AutoZone or similar stores for a long time. Simply because I didn't need one that often.

But, during the M715...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-31-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 942
Posted By jeepdan
Interesting. I will keep reminding myself of...

Interesting.
I will keep reminding myself of this while I'm sinking untold dollars into a 29 year old vehicle to restore it.
Who am I kidding, it's a labor of love.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 08-29-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By jeepdan
Had me going there for a minute. My wife wondered...

Had me going there for a minute. My wife wondered if he possibly has more.

Anyhow, I had a bid of $2700 and got sniped with 30 seconds remaining.

I'm getting a fast edgimucation LOL, on the cost...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-24-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By jeepdan
I really like how you blackened the stainless...

I really like how you blackened the stainless window trim:) And grill as well.
My vote goes for black stock bumpers.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-23-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 576
Posted By jeepdan
Wow, sorry for your spoiled trip in your Grand...

Wow, sorry for your spoiled trip in your Grand Wagoneer.
I just love the gold paint also, it's beautiful. Thanks for the picture.

I have thought about this a lot, and worries me.
My wife and I are...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 08-22-2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By jeepdan
I thought for sure that whenever I looked at that...

I thought for sure that whenever I looked at that trim set the other day, it was a used set.:confused:
Looks like the seller has updated the title yesterday, although I'm not sure what he...
Forum: Commercial Vendors: 08-20-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 920
Posted By jeepdan
Team Grand Wagoneer First order AAA++

Made my very first order ($900+) with Team Grand Wagoneer, and I must say that my order was shipped very fast, and all items were packaged well for shipping.

I was a little hesitant about ordering...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 08-15-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Posted By jeepdan
Nice Wagoneer! Wow, I wish that I didn't live in...

Nice Wagoneer! Wow, I wish that I didn't live in the rust belt:(

I had a 79 four door Cherokee S that I bought brand new for $9750 in Oct 1978. My first vehicle.
Your jeep should have the turbo 400...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-12-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By jeepdan
To add a conclusion to this thread. The seller...

To add a conclusion to this thread.
The seller hand picked out two really nice center caps to exchange for the two bad ones that had numerous pieces sharp slag in the chrome.
He even supplied a...
Forum: Build Threads 08-10-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,348
Posted By jeepdan
I don't think that they are prone to head...

I don't think that they are prone to head cracking.
It's just it's 54 years of age.
And realistically, in that time span, how often would the antifreeze have been changed on schedule to keep the...
Forum: Build Threads 08-10-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,348
Posted By jeepdan
Thanks, LOL, you have made my day:) That's many...

Thanks, LOL, you have made my day:)

That's many years of accumulated manliness, you don't achieve that much overnight. ;)
Forum: Build Threads 08-09-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,348
Posted By jeepdan
Head gasket may have just started leaking since...

Head gasket may have just started leaking since the oil isn't milky (good sign).
Don't forget that there are two freeze plugs under the timing cover that can leak into the crankcase.
Well maybe two,...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-06-2019, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By jeepdan
Maybe, I don't know. The Mopar NOS Hood...

Maybe, I don't know.
The Mopar NOS Hood ornament, Tailgate switch/lock housing, and Tailgate license plate light housing that I have recently found and bought, are all top grade looking stuff....
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-06-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By jeepdan
The chrome is wavy, and has a "very...

The chrome is wavy, and has a "very thick" look to it as if it was applied with a brush.
Between the ribs, there is a funky cross grooving from the sanding/buffing operation. And it's slightly...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-05-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By jeepdan
Thanks guys. Yes, I have talked to Wagon Master....

Thanks guys.
Yes, I have talked to Wagon Master.

Hopefully I can get my money back to buy a set from him.
Forum: General Chit-Chat 08-05-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 735
Posted By jeepdan
NOS? Wheel Center Caps on ebay PHOTOS ADDED

My wife and I are just getting serious about restoring our 1991 Grand Wagoneer that we have owned since 1992.
Kicking myself for not buying a NOS set of wheel center caps YEARS ago from Team...
Forum: Salvage & Parts Yards 07-20-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 14,810
Posted By jeepdan
Need a good frame for a 91 Grand Wagoneer that...

Need a good frame for a 91 Grand Wagoneer that isn't bent or rusted bad.
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 07-07-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,103
Posted By jeepdan
Cool factor of a faithfully restored M715 is...

Cool factor of a faithfully restored M715 is high, but driving one in stock form, it is slow and under powered.
Here are a few pictures...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,330
Posted By jeepdan
Laughter is great medicine. Thanks, I'm still...

Laughter is great medicine. Thanks, I'm still laughing:)
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,300
Posted By jeepdan
My wife grows alot of herbs. She dries them so...

My wife grows alot of herbs. She dries them so that we have plenty until next growing season. She experiments alot with them, and has made her an excellant cook:)
I would be very interested in what...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 10-12-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,643
Posted By jeepdan
I'm confined to a power plant control room during...

I'm confined to a power plant control room during my work day.
I babysit four high pressure steam boilers.
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