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Forum: Build Threads 09-25-2019, 08:53 PM
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Posted By TrailTestedMFG
Thanks! That's Uncle, our resident OSHA...

Thanks! That's Uncle, our resident OSHA inspector.

We have been putting some long days into the Wagoneer the past week and have some great progress! This is the point in the project where I get...
Forum: Build Threads 09-12-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
We spent most of the day thinning out the wiring...

We spent most of the day thinning out the wiring harness and cleaning it up. Next we dropped the motor in and while we wait for the Novak mounts to arrive are going to continue working on wiring. We...
Forum: Build Threads 09-10-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
We just got back from our 3 week honeymoon...

We just got back from our 3 week honeymoon adventure through Oregon and Idaho. We almost didn't come back, but a few awesome projects were calling our name!

https://i.imgur.com/z3J22mfl.jpg

While...
Forum: Build Threads 08-13-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
Dang! I am currently hosting them on imgur.

Dang! I am currently hosting them on imgur.
Forum: Build Threads 07-22-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
While we had the headliner down I added some roof...

While we had the headliner down I added some roof rack reinforcement brackets, re-sealed anything that may be leaking and added some Dynamat to the roof panels. On the last build I adhered Reflectix...
Forum: Build Threads 07-18-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
We're both 6'2" and the saggy headliner was...

We're both 6'2" and the saggy headliner was driving me crazy. Not only had the fabric separated, but the cardboard had also warped from a previous leak....
Forum: Build Threads 07-18-2019, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,928
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
Project Paddy Wagon | '89 Grand Wagoneer Build

We recently sold our 1969 Wagoneer Build (Build Thread Here (http://forums.ifsja.org/showthread.php?t=181972)) and it's time to start the next project! My good family friend was looking for a new...
Forum: Build Threads 07-18-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
Thanks! To do the tire carrier we reinforced the...

Thanks! To do the tire carrier we reinforced the factory bumper and then welded a spindle and latch into it. We did have to remove enough inner fender to fit the coilover tower.
Forum: Build Threads 07-15-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
To say things got hectic towards the end of this...

To say things got hectic towards the end of this build would be an understatement! We got it done in time to compete in the Rebelle, and Courtney came back the following year in it (2018) and...
Forum: Build Threads 06-20-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
We got about as far as we were comfortable on the...

We got about as far as we were comfortable on the cage without having seats to work with and without knowing if the wheel well was going to need to open up so we decided to switch gears and work on...
Forum: Build Threads 06-12-2017, 02:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
While we waited for suspension components to...

While we waited for suspension components to arrive we got to work on the cage. The goal for this cage was to add strength in the event of a rollover, while keeping plenty of headroom for the helmets...
Forum: Build Threads 06-12-2017, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
Good eye! We had a set laying around that were...

Good eye! We had a set laying around that were convenient for mock up. They will get replaced with grade 8 when we reassemble after paint.
Forum: Build Threads 05-25-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
As parts start to arrive the build is picking up...

As parts start to arrive the build is picking up momentum quickly! Last week we picked up the axles from New Image Automotive down in El Monte, CA. We will be running a Chevy Kingpin Dana 60 in the...
Forum: Build Threads 03-14-2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
Martha was in town last week so we spent a day...

Martha was in town last week so we spent a day boxing the frame in and reinforcing anywhere that had numerous holes. When I have a chance I'll upload all of the pics. In the meantime, here's a video...
Forum: Build Threads 03-14-2017, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
I believe so! Is there something on there we...

I believe so! Is there something on there we should be interested in?
Forum: Build Threads 02-21-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
We spent this afternoon removing the body from...

We spent this afternoon removing the body from the frame. Aside from a few seized bolts it went fairly quickly.

http://i1298.photobucket.com/albums/ag59/big_red62/DSCN0917_zps00c7dffn.jpg...
Forum: Build Threads 02-20-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
We are back from a week in the desert for King of...

We are back from a week in the desert for King of the Hammers and the build should begin this week. I'll post up pics as we remove the body and start building the new frame. In the mean time,...
Forum: Build Threads 02-16-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
First step of of the build was to clean it out!...

First step of of the build was to clean it out! The interior was covered in several inches of rat poop and the rats had been living in the headliner. We completely stripped the interior, scrubbed it...
Forum: Build Threads 02-15-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,297
Posted By TrailTestedMFG
1969 Wagoneer - Built for Adventure

We rescued this 1969 Wagoneer from a ranch, where it had been sitting covered in weeds for many years. We knew it had potential but we weren't sure what we wanted to do with it. Our co-owner Courtney...
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