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Old 02-16-2005, 11:19 AM
DerekTJeep DerekTJeep is offline
Turbocharged Quandary
Join Date: Mar 28, 2003
Location: Evanston, IL
Posts: 5,363

1999 Chevy Express 3500 cargo van

1997 Mercury Mountaineer

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Old 02-19-2005, 12:10 PM
moabm715 moabm715 is offline
Join Date: Nov 09, 2004
Location: moab utah
Posts: 30

I hope to pour a pad to work on this summer, but for now as I live in the desert its the sand. Anyone want to loan me some dirt.
Old 02-19-2005, 01:56 PM
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Gear Head
Join Date: Feb 16, 2005
Location: Ulysses KS.
Posts: 701

Beleive it or not but I work on an old tennis court(cracks,stickers,and all )

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Old 02-21-2005, 03:30 AM
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Bleedin' Gasoline
Join Date: Nov 26, 2001
Location: Clinton, Ohio (south of Akron)
Posts: 1,567

I have a two car garage and a gravel drive way. So the J20 gets the gravel work and the GW is in the Garage now in pieces! The wife's VW Jetta TDI takes the other garage spot
1982 Jeep J10 body going on 1991 Dodge W250 frame with a Cummins and 5speed
1999 Dodge Durango 5.2 V-8
Old 02-22-2005, 05:59 PM
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yeep74 yeep74 is offline
Master Mechanic
Join Date: Jun 05, 2004
Location: Ferndale, Warshington
Posts: 1,058

Right here!
74 j10 DOA RIP

Originally posted by Geargoyle
"Advice: Don't be afraid to do things yourself, sometimes the people you send your parts and money to know less than you do."
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Old 02-23-2005, 05:06 AM
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91G-Dub 91G-Dub is offline
FSJ Maniac
Join Date: Aug 21, 2004
Location: Magnolia, South Jersey (the 51st state)
Posts: 2,702

The last place I worked on my FSJ was just before exit 8 on the New Jersey Turnpike where it blew a radiator hose. Most of the time I work on wherever it breaks down
91G-Dub = Bill Houston

1979/1980 J-10 Junkyard Dog 258 4 speed D44 front AMC 20 rear 3.31 Lincoln Locker Status Running
1991 Grand Wagoneer Gray Ghost (bone stock) STATUS Gone but not forgotten

"The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
It is its natural manure."

Thomas Jefferson
Old 02-25-2005, 09:25 AM
Wart Hawg Wart Hawg is offline
Bleedin' Gasoline
Join Date: Jun 23, 2002
Location: Las Vegas NV, 89115
Posts: 1,624

I get to take mine to the auto skills center on base I got threatened with getting kicked out of base housing when I was checking my oil. The auto skills center has 4 lifts, 8 bays and all the tools I could ever possibly think of. Then again if I'm not there 45minutes before they open I end up having to wait 4 to 5 hours for a bay.
"...that others may live"
80 Wag with a 360, headers, a BJ's 4" lift, Bj's Pre-runner bumper, and (still) soon to be a BJ's 2" body lift.
Ever notice that 4x4 with the caps lock on is $X$???
Old 03-02-2005, 11:59 AM
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Murphy's Law Poster Child
Join Date: Dec 03, 2003
Posts: 10,707

No FSJ for now but I have a 401 sitting in a friend of mine's barn...
You know it's bad when your car's on the EPA's 10 most wanted list!

'82 J10
'65 J2000

Old 03-08-2005, 07:55 AM
bertus bertus is offline
New Member
Join Date: Mar 06, 2005
Posts: 8

shade tree mechanic here too. we changed my motor in the back yard. laid down plywood for the engine jack.
Old 03-08-2005, 09:54 AM
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Frank in Norway Frank in Norway is offline
Gear Head
Join Date: Jun 28, 2000
Location: Levanger, Norway
Posts: 556

I have all this space to work in
Frank in Norway
'77 Wagoneer (360/TH400/QT, D60's, ARB's, 39,5's, Coil-spring)
Old 03-11-2005, 03:30 PM
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OldGrayGhost OldGrayGhost is offline
Gear Head
Join Date: Aug 22, 2003
Location: Cleveland, TN, 37312
Posts: 596

Used to be able to use the carport where my toolbox and junk is, but the wife's 75 clubcab longbox powerwagon just fills that sucker completely up now, now I work in the driveway, half way to the street cause her busted van is parked behind the power wagon. We're supposed to rectify all of this this weekend so we'll see how that goes.
1976 Cherokee NT 232 cid,HEI, 2brl, MSD6A, SM465/NP205, SOA/Shackle Flip, 35x12.50 Mud Chain Saws, Dana 44's w/ 3.54.

1976 J10 258, 1brl, T-15, Dana20, Dana 44's w/4.09's, 32x11.50 BFGrizzle All Tizzles. Optima Battery

1997 Dodge 1500 Sport Cab Laramie SLT, 360, 4WD, 3.54 Posi, RS9000's, Optima Battery and MSD 8.5 wires. Borla Cat back system.
Old 03-13-2005, 06:40 AM
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Master Mechanic
Join Date: May 08, 2003
Location: BEATRICE Ne
Posts: 756

where ever the POS breaks down at
Old 03-13-2005, 02:06 PM
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24tesla 24tesla is offline
Gear Head
Join Date: Jan 24, 2005
Location: Evans, Ga.
Posts: 642

In the garage, or in the driveway. No room to build a shop. Miss the one I had in La., was 3400 sq foot, heated with bathroom, and walkin shower. The man that had the house there before us worked on farm tractors. The one car shop to the side was for his small engine repairs, not enough for a FSJ but the S-10 would fit. Man I miss that house. (Becuase of the shop)

86 GW, 360/727, Edelbrock 1406 w/ performer alum. intake. AGR Super PS Pump, HEI ignition upgrade. Other than that, stock for NOW!
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Old 03-14-2005, 04:32 AM
80Laredo 80Laredo is offline
Grease Monkey
Join Date: Nov 11, 2004
Location: Carney Michigan
Posts: 472

In the driveway or sometimes in my buddys garage.
Heat is nice when your used to being numb
\"why\'d you buy That station wagon?\" <br />\"I bet you\'ve never seen a wagon do this.\" <br /><br />\"Your not Buying another Jeep !!!!\" <br /><br />\"Thats a good deal, as long as it runs better than the others.\"<br /><br />80 J-10 shortbox no front clip or engine, Looking for motor78 J-10 304/T-18/dana 44\'s will get a lift when the engine runs better<br />79 J-10 360/QT/Holley carb/Dana 60 and 44 off chevy 3/4 going under <br />82 Waggy 360/np208/727 restoration project<br />87 Waggy 4.0 Inline?????
Old 03-20-2005, 02:56 AM
J10Truken J10Truken is offline
Join Date: Oct 15, 2001
Location: Mesa, Az.
Posts: 137

Ditto gwinn. however, I've noticed the truck likes to wait until it starts raining or is over the tires in a stream before it breaks. I'm sure it is just to help me out with clean-up.....don't ya think?
<a href=\"\" target=\"_blank\"></a><br />82 J-10 (Blue Bastard)<br />258 I-6 <br />727 tranny w/kit & cooler/ NP208<br />D-44 Front, AMC20 Rear with 410\'s and Auburn Posi in rear.<br />Dual shock front 4\" lift No blocks<br />31x10.50 15\'s
Old 03-20-2005, 04:11 PM
tufkiller tufkiller is offline
Join Date: Jan 12, 2005
Location: toledo,oh 43612
Posts: 228

This is my first house that i bought. The garage has a loft on the short side.
74 wagoneer<br />koenig pto/winch<br />360/t18/d20<br />4\" lift<br /><br />77cherokee <br />360/th400/qtrac
Old 03-24-2005, 02:03 AM
Sycho15 Sycho15 is offline
Bleedin' Gasoline
Join Date: Jul 15, 2002
Location: Tampa Bay, FL
Posts: 2,364

In my driveway, in the parking lot of my mechanic's shop (we're on good terms and he'd rather me work on my truck than do it himself!), or in the AutoZone parking lot ('cause I can borrow their tools, and it saves a lot of runs to the part store)!
1989 J5 "Murphy"
4.0L / AX15 / NP231 / GW D44s
3" lift / 31" MTs
Old 04-06-2005, 02:31 PM
jorg0370 jorg0370 is offline
Gear Head
Join Date: Mar 03, 2002
Location: Utica, NY
Posts: 592

I used to use my 1 stall garage, nice with propane heater in Upstate NY winters... but now that the remains of the Wag's are in the garage, most wrenches are turned in the driveway. That's unless the part can be pulled, then it's in the unfinished basement along, oh, 20 feet of workbench. [img]smile.gif[/img]
Jeff Hammes - '76 J-10 Longbed (parted), '79 J-10 Honcho (parted), '79 Wagoneer Limited (parted), '82 Wagoneer (parted)
Old 04-08-2005, 09:37 AM
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UKJeeper UKJeeper is offline
Bleedin' Gasoline
Join Date: Feb 25, 2005
Location: Essex County, England
Posts: 1,526

I guess i'm lucky in that a family friend has a whole farm full of empty barns and empty buildings available (bottom fell out of the livestock market after foor and mouth 3 years ago). Right now she's "resting" in an old piggery. At least i have plenty of room to work in. In winter she can go in a fully enclosed barn.

When she's running better, and the YJ's back on 4 wheels (rear axle rebuild), she'll be paying weekend visits to my driveway.

[ April 08, 2005, 03:37 PM: Message edited by: UKJeeper ]
'79 Cherokee 2 door (RIP)
'79 Cherokee 4 door (RIP)
'79 Cherokee 2 door (RIP)
'82 Cherokee Chief
Old 04-10-2005, 04:02 PM
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Qudawg Qudawg is offline
Gear Head
Join Date: Jun 16, 2003
Location: Provo, Utah
Posts: 691

I have a 2 bay cement pad but its full of FSJ, so im stuck in the rocks and the dirt, some stickers too..
1979 J-10 Golden Eagle The J-Dawg
1980 Cherokee Laredo

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