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Old 02-19-2003, 08:24 AM
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Guys, thanks for correcting me. The reason that I posted those concerns is because I have someone repairing a jeep that I am buying from them in a few weeks....it's a 67 wag. The front valance originally had a razor grille, but was toasted in a wreck. So, the front valance, grille, and radiator all had to be replaced. They used an early 80's wag for the donor parts, and those problems came up. I figured that was across the board, but I now see that it isn't. Maybe it applied to those specific years. Does anyone know if those changes occured when AMC switched from the 327 to the 350 or the 360?
Hmmm...that 67 vaguely resembles the 67 in my garage....I used a 79 core support but Im also using a 79 hood that went with,once I get it all together I'll figure out the hood release situation But I think as long as the core support and hood are of the same flavor they'll work fine. It looks like the only mod was bending the hood release handle down to be accesible behind the razor rather than thru the old horizontal slat grill.
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Old 02-19-2003, 08:32 AM
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Wheres the part where yu start cussing cause the captive nuts on the grill aren't captive anymore? That has kept me from turning my old A/C condensor into a tranny cooler and replacing my razor with one I was gonna get out of a junk yard. Am I the only one with crapped out captive nuts? Man that line is screaming for some 5th grade humor.

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Old 02-19-2003, 10:01 PM
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...I used a 79 core support but Im also using a 79 hood that went with,once I get it all together I'll figure out the hood release situation But I think as long as the core support and hood are of the same flavor they'll work fine. It looks like the only mod was bending the hood release handle down to be accesible behind the razor rather than thru the old horizontal slat grill...
The hood latch for my '70 was/is located between the horizontal space above the grill, the '68 out back is the same. It all bolted right onto the '85 hood inplace of that mechanism.

Are you talking about being able to release the latch by reaching through the verticals of the Razor?
That would be really nice. With the lift and 33's it's a very tight fit at a bad angle to get my hand in there to pop it open.
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Old 02-20-2003, 12:02 AM
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tad, I think its gonna work like that, I'll know more once I get the hood on. I do remember on my 79 chief I had swapped to a razor grill and had modified it where you could reach thru the verticals and pop the hood,its just been so long I don't remember what mods I did.
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Old 02-20-2003, 01:40 AM
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...I think its gonna work like that, I'll know more once I get the hood on...
Sweet, take pic's if you can. I'm on vacation till Sunday and need to finish my fender trimming (clearance and rust removal) but I'll look at this also.
Thanks.
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Old 02-21-2003, 01:47 AM
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I can't wait for pics of the swap!
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Old 03-04-2003, 03:50 AM
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Just moving topic...
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I know that I have discredited myself somewhat by posting a ton of post and then none at all for weeks on end, but I believe that making your own grill says alot about who you are and where you come from. i have to admit that I'm from Wyoming, but live in Colorado, either way, I plan on removing my stock grill and putting in some expanded steel and some big-*** bull horns to show everyone where I'm from. I strongly encourage everyone to do the same. I know that this will sound stupid to some people but what the hell, this is an open forum, lets incourage each other to do something that we ourselves would not do!
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P.S. I like the way that my inadvertant swear word was automatically deleted, I think that makes the site more enjoyable by more people.
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