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Old 01-23-2019, 09:46 AM
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dang

the work is so nice and precise

it makes reading about a staple fun !

looks like assembly line at Toledo Ohio

a new wagoner coming down the line getting fender insulators !

dave in NC
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Old 01-28-2019, 10:31 PM
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Sunday, my son and I finished installing the fender welting on the passenger side.
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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 01-28-2019, 10:39 PM
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Hung the valance on the radiator support tonight just to test fit it because it is not original to the Wagon. It fit fine. Taped off the valance and blacked out the part behind the grill.
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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 01-28-2019, 10:45 PM
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I was going to spray it cast iron like the rest of the darker color pieces, but I picked up the wrong paint. The color is graphite by VHT. It was probably a good screw up, it's a little darker than the cast iron.
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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 01-28-2019, 10:46 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 01-29-2019, 12:01 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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Old 01-29-2019, 12:02 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 01-29-2019, 09:43 AM
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oh yes,....nice razor grille.

everything looks great

almost too nice to drive,.....almost.


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Old 01-29-2019, 09:50 AM
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This is yet another inspiring build! Great job Full Size Jeeper! I cant believe some of the work you have done. It took me a long time to read though your whole build so far, but well worth it!

You have done an amazing job on the body work and paint and have inspired me to tackle some of mine. I was just planning on having a body shop do it but after seeing someone with a similar skill set just go for it and do it as nicely as you did, NOW I WANT TO TRY!

Thanks for posting and I can't wait to see more. I'm subscribed!
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Old 01-29-2019, 10:46 AM
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Thanks WT, A good friend of mine convinced me that I could do some of the work and so with a little help, I did. I really thought I would just fix the hidden rust and pay to have everything else done at a shop. As I got better, I took on harder repairs. Also, I have looked through Kaisers build thread many times for guidance and he has world class skills, and freely shares it with all. Good luck with yours!!!!
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Not a lot to show, but I'am making progress. Wired up the starter and installed a new solenoid, it now turns over. Cut back the oil pressure switch wire, insulation was cracked and brittle. Took a good piece off of my parts wagon and now have it all connected.
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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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MSD box and coil are mounted and about half of the wires are connected. Also installed the new headlight harness from Mass.(very nice Harness)
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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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Topped off the engine oil, put some trans fluid in, headers are in, and put a set of spark plugs in. Battery and tray are in too.
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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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