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Forum: General FSJ Tech 05-26-2020, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Crankyolman
This should...

This should help
https://www.allpar.com/mopar/jeep-vin.html
and this
https://oljeep.com/gw/vin-index.html
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-26-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
So, here is yesterday's progress. I took the...

So, here is yesterday's progress.


I took the '72 header out of the acid and power washed it and blew it dry with compressed air. I have to say the original under coat did a hell of a job protecting...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-26-2020, 09:56 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you. It's going slower than I had hoped but...

Thank you. It's going slower than I had hoped but I try to do something every day so eventually I will get it finished.
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-24-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
Yesterday I got the original header off and...

Yesterday I got the original header off and soaking in an acid bath. I checked it a little while ago. Most of the rust is gone but there was still enough that it needed a longer soak so I put it back...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-23-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
Yesterday I managed to finish welding up the...

Yesterday I managed to finish welding up the header panel.
http://u.cubeupload.com/Crankyolman/HEADER22MAY206AC.jpg


Then I made up some drain...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-21-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
So I made up a "tub" out of 4x4s and...

So I made up a "tub" out of 4x4s and plastic, set the header in it, boiled 15 gallons of water, added 15 cups of citric acid and poured it in the...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-21-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
I can't believe it's been 10 days since I have...

I can't believe it's been 10 days since I have updated this thread but I've been very busy and had to go back to a regular work week last week.

I'm still sanding on the bed but I got the fenders...
Forum: Wanted 05-18-2020, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you, it looks like the ones SOLSS found...

Thank you, it looks like the ones SOLSS found will be close enough.







Those look close enough to what I will need, thank you
Forum: Wanted 05-16-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By Crankyolman
Need chrome trim fasteners

When taking off the chrome trim on my truck some of the fasteners broke or were too corroded to reuse. I need a dozen of them if anybody has them to spare.



If it matters my truck is a '72 J4000...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-11-2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
I got up this morning at the crack of 8(ish)...

I got up this morning at the crack of 8(ish) eager to get the bed primed before the rain came this afternoon. While wiping down the bed I found another minor dent I had missed and had to fix that...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-10-2020, 11:41 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
I finally finished stripping the bed today :) I...

I finally finished stripping the bed today :) I only ran into one little issue. While stripping I noticed the welded joint at the forward corner of the bed was badly...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-10-2020, 12:26 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
I'm moving right along on this little project....

I'm moving right along on this little project.



Today was sunny and bordering on hot. I managed to get the bed flipped upright and back on the cart without too many problems. Then I rolled it...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-08-2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
Today was a nice dry sunny day so I pushed the...

Today was a nice dry sunny day so I pushed the bed outside and set about priming and undercoating the bottom side. That went real well
http://u.cubeupload.com/Crankyolman/BED08MAY203AC.jpg


It's now...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-07-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
Yesterday I managed to get the entire left side...

Yesterday I managed to get the entire left side of the bed stripped. Today all I managed to do was flip the bed over and get it onto the cart so it can go outside and get undercoated. Hopefully it...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-05-2020, 07:21 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
I hate to admit it but this whole 2nd shift thing...

I hate to admit it but this whole 2nd shift thing is kind of working out right now. Before I would get up at 4:30 AM feed the cats and take care of morning stuff. Leave the house at 5:30 to be to...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 05-01-2020, 03:55 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
That's an AWESOME Idea!!! :thumbsup:

That's an AWESOME Idea!!! :thumbsup:
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-30-2020, 07:40 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
Today I didn't do much of anything besides go to...

Today I didn't do much of anything besides go to Wal-Mart to get body filler. I hate going to Wal-Mart but everybody else was out of stock and the best Amazon could do was delivery by the 8th. I...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-29-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
Today was pretty busy at work but I brought the...

Today was pretty busy at work but I brought the cowl back in to spend time sanding the grate and do something with the back side which had a little bit of surface rust. After working on it for a bit...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-28-2020, 03:22 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
Today I managed to get the left fender stripped...

Today I managed to get the left fender stripped and checked. There was no additional rust through so I was able to get it done quickly and also got the cowl stripped....
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-28-2020, 06:21 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
It was a very persuasive argument for sure :)

It was a very persuasive argument for sure :)
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-27-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
Me too, I really hope it lives up to it :)

Me too, I really hope it lives up to it :)
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-27-2020, 08:10 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
Today I had to go back to work after something...

Today I had to go back to work after something like 18 days on vacation :mad: My hope had been to have the truck done by now but extreme motivational issues and weather kind of prevented it. There...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 04-27-2020, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Crankyolman
I was using a nice auto darkening helmet at work...

I was using a nice auto darkening helmet at work to TIG weld and liked it a lot but then it disappeared and I needed to be able to weld at home anyway so I took a chance on the Harbor Freight auto...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-24-2020, 10:52 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
I'm still having motivational issues but got...

I'm still having motivational issues but got motivated enough today to make the dolly to move the bed in and out. So I thought I would show you a...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 04-24-2020, 12:30 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 28,318
Posted By Crankyolman
I had kind of a bad day yesterday and it knocked...

I had kind of a bad day yesterday and it knocked the wind right out of my sail so haven't felt like doing much of anything besides sitting in bed moping.


Today with the damp and rain I decided to...
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