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Old 01-12-2020, 01:32 PM
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Wow.....! The door panels are beautiful. Nice restoration work big time. It is nice to see your progress. Stunning is an understatement.

I wish I had known you needed new door cards. I still have a stack here. As long as all the holes are in the same place as earlier wag's, they should have been good to go. I am going in to town this next week to have the water jet place do 6 more rears and 4 fronts. So I can do some more work this winter. I want to experiment with a different process. I can see you sure did not need them. Your door panels can't be beat. Seeing them is inspirational.
Your rig will turn heads.
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Old 01-12-2020, 07:06 PM
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Thanks all. It was a fun project working on the door cards and getting the door panels back in shape. Also my seats are going off to get recovered tomorrow. Once he gets them disassembled, I'am going to take my seat frames back and weld up any weak spots or cracks. Also I have some of the NAPA frame paint left over and will paint them with that.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-14-2020, 11:18 PM
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Seats are at the upholstery shop. He said, two or three weeks. My rear seat pan had a few dents in it, so I did my best to get it straight. It came out Okay. I have a good bit of chassis paint left over so I sprayed it with that. It's a semi-gloss.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-14-2020, 11:19 PM
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-14-2020, 11:22 PM
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Rear seat pivots are cleaned and painted.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-14-2020, 11:28 PM
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I have a bunch of stickers from the parts we bought. I put them on the back side of the rear seat pan, the only time you will be able to see them is when the seat is folded up. I like that kind of stuff.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-15-2020, 07:41 PM
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nice,.....

I can see the wagoneer peeking out of the garage door,....

it wants to be driven.

and we know you are ready to drive it.

great restoration on this FSJ.

dave in NC
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Old 01-15-2020, 11:37 PM
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Quote:
it wants to be driven.

and we know you are ready to drive it.
You are 100% right Dave!
I ordered my carpet through BJ'S . Should be here next week.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-16-2020, 08:59 AM
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oh man !
that carpet will be really nice.

I am sure it is black,
...and there is nuthin' like new, fresh carpet.

after you get all this new stuff in there
it will even smell like a new car

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Old 01-16-2020, 08:44 PM
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Love the stickers on the bottom!! Fantastic idea!!!
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Old 01-19-2020, 12:27 AM
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Put some more stainless on the Wagon today. Slow going, but moving forward.
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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-19-2020, 12:29 AM
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-19-2020, 12:37 AM
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Man these Wagons have a lot of stainless on them. Makes them look really cool!
I'am polishing as I go.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-19-2020, 12:38 AM
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This is the other side I haven't done yet.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Old 01-19-2020, 09:08 AM
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more great progress,....

I agree,...

a lot of glass,.... for great vistas !!!

a lot of stainless,....for a lot of shine and bling !!!

no new vehicles have this kind of cool factor.

and you built it yourself,......even more cool.

dave in NC
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Old 01-21-2020, 08:02 PM
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Carpet came in today, ACC, it looks really nice. Package weighed 78 pounds. Might try and get it in over the weekend. A few pictures.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Old 01-21-2020, 08:04 PM
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Old 01-21-2020, 08:06 PM
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-21-2020, 08:08 PM
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I bought the old style loop carpet, I love that look.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

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Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-21-2020, 08:16 PM
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It came with the carpet for the side cargo pieces and tailgate area already trimmed out and ready to be glued on. For sure will use the tailgate carpet, might have to rip off the old vinyl I just put on the new cargo panels. not sure yet.
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