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Old 04-21-2021, 01:09 PM
Krocket Krocket is offline
230 Tornado
Join Date: Mar 31, 2021
Location: CO
Posts: 5
Hello From Colorado!

Hello all,

My name is Kodie. I am about to start a project on my dad's 77 J10. He passed away a few months ago and since that is the truck I started driving in the mountains at 8 years old, I figured it would be an awesome way to remember him and bring some fun childhood memories of driving it!

350 v8
spring over
LSD front
Locker in the rear

I have a great running J20, So the motor will be coming out of that.
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Old 04-21-2021, 04:31 PM
MysticRob MysticRob is offline
327 Rambler
Join Date: Nov 26, 2019
Location: Boise, ID
Posts: 625
Howdy, Kodie.
Sad to hear of the loss of a loved one, but he'll live on in the Jeep!
1988 Jeep Grand Wagoneer / Baltic Blue & Tan
2008 BMW 535xi Wagon / Deep Sea Blue & Tan

My build thread:
My Howell TBI Install How-To:
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Old 04-22-2021, 05:45 AM
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7350life 7350life is offline
232 I6
Join Date: Jul 05, 2020
Location: @ 7350' in So CO
Posts: 26
Hello from Colorado!

Glad you're keeping the memory of your dad going with the J10.
1979 J10, 304 V8, 4-speed manual
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Old 04-22-2021, 10:22 AM
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chubbinius chubbinius is offline
258 I6
Join Date: Oct 31, 2018
Location: San Diego
Posts: 265
Welcome to the forums, Kodie. There are a ton of great folks here and a huge amount of great information and knowledge.

Sad news of your father passing- but what an incredible way to keep memories of him and a tangible connection alive. Best of luck as you work on your legacy J-truck!
1970 1414X Wagoneer "The Pig"
-Dauntless 350 V8
-D27 front/D44 rear
2006 XK (65th Ann Edition)-DD
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Old 04-23-2021, 12:09 AM
Dave Jeeper Dave Jeeper is offline
232 I6
Join Date: Sep 08, 2019
Location: Denver, CO
Posts: 120
Hey Kodie,

I'm in N. Lakewood (W. Denver). Where are you at in CO?


89 Grand Wagoneer + lots of XJ's
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Old 04-23-2021, 11:12 AM
Krocket Krocket is offline
230 Tornado
Join Date: Mar 31, 2021
Location: CO
Posts: 5
Hi Dave,

I live in Castle Rock. My Jeeps are over on the western slope though.
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Old 05-01-2021, 06:02 PM
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rang-a-stang rang-a-stang is offline
Join Date: Oct 31, 2016
Location: Camarillo, CA
Posts: 4,341
EPIC!!! looking forward to seeing/hearing more about it! Thanks for posting up and joining the forum!
79 Cherokee Chief (passed CA smog check Sept 2020)
(Cherokee Build Thread)
11 Nissan Pathfinder Silver Edition 4x4
09 Mazdaspeed3 Grand Touring
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Old 05-01-2021, 09:05 PM
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JPSwapMohn JPSwapMohn is offline
350 Buick
Join Date: May 01, 2004
Location: CO.
Posts: 1,481
Welcome from da Springs
One day I will wake up and realize that my jeep is day, I just know it.

88Wag, LT1/4L60E/NP242, F150 fuel cell, discs, Aussie rear, LDS front, 4.10s
95YJ, STaK 300, D44's, SOA, ARB's, 4.56s, Bilsteins, 35" KM2's
50 CJ3A
77 J-10, 360/T-18/D20, SOLD
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Old 05-02-2021, 07:06 AM
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Señor Jackhead
Join Date: Aug 21, 2002
Location: Jubilee Jeeps.SWCO
Posts: 22,483
Welcome! I look forward to watching your progress with the legacy truck. My Jeeps are on the western slope too.
Ran when parked.
88 GW, 401/727/208, 5" lift, D44s/4.10s/locked up, 35s with a few Evil Twin & TT's Fabworks mods
76 401 Wag, 77 401 Wag, 77 401 J20
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Old 05-02-2021, 07:22 AM
TomJ TomJ is offline
232 I6
Join Date: Jan 24, 2021
Location: Boulder, Colorado
Posts: 47
Greetings! Also from Colo. My dad was a Jeeper too. Gone in 2014. Do the J-truck justice!
"Jeepjake" on this site 20-years ago, did the first Ouray Invasion (stuck on Imogene pass, wrote a story about it), then subsequent Uninvasion the next year. Been working on Jeeps 50-years, have had a Jeep of one rendition or another all my adult life.
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