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Old 01-19-2019, 09:50 PM
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Also got the parking brake kind of back in place with all the cables, but can't finish it up until I get my new kick panels. Should ship next week.
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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 01-19-2019, 09:58 PM
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Next cluster I have to deal with is all the wires under the dash. I"am installing after market gauges, And I'am not good with electrical.
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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 01-19-2019, 10:12 PM
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I bought A gauge cluster from Zack at Z&M jeeps and It comes with A very detailed set of instructions. I read over them several times and it is pretty straight forward.
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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 01-19-2019, 10:13 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 01-19-2019, 10:22 PM
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I had to buy a gear drive starter to clear that oil supply line that comes out of the side of the pan, no way to run a stock starter. Probably had the headers, starter, and trans cooler lines off and on ten times. All very tight, but all of it fits.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

Mods:
Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-19-2019, 11:06 PM
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...And I'am not good with electrical...
HAHAHAH!!! Sure your not! LOL! Just like you don't know what you're doing with body work! HAHAHAHA!!!
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Old 01-20-2019, 09:10 AM
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Take a look at post 185 and 193 .. A decent way to dress up that cluster face.. Just a thought.

If by chance you can'y get it any more, I have a roll ...

Have enjoyed watching your work. Jim
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Old 01-20-2019, 09:02 PM
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Very Impressive!

Very Impressive!
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Old 01-21-2019, 11:37 AM
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Thanks to all for the positive feed back! As most who have tried to work on these rigs, it seems like they are kicking and screaming at you the whole time, almost like a little kid. Also thanks for the link on that decal. not sure what I will be doing with that yet.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

Mods:
Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-21-2019, 12:30 PM
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one thing is for sure
guys like you who build it yourself
piece by piece
know the vehicle like the back of your hand

when a bug comes up later
you know exactly how it all was done
and that is a huge advantage.

this is a real good build

like brand new vehicle

can't wait to see it complete...and it is getting close.

dave in nc
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Old 01-22-2019, 11:54 PM
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The rubber welting that goes between the fender and inner fender was bad so I made new ones over a year ago. Was going to put them on with rivets but they sit to high so I made some stainless staples. Not sure if it is worth the effort, so if yours are still intact, try and save them. Took a piece of flat bar and drilled it the same size as the factory staples, but I went with larger wire.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

Mods:
Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box

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Old 01-22-2019, 11:56 PM
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Bend a piece of wire to fit the jig.
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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 01-22-2019, 11:58 PM
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Hammer away and cut to length.
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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 01-22-2019, 11:59 PM
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Knock the new staple out.
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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 01-23-2019, 12:08 AM
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Had to hang the fender and then mark both the rubber and inner fender well to get it aligned correctly. Used a pair of vice grips to hold the staple in place while I tried to bend it over.
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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 01-23-2019, 12:09 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 01-23-2019, 12:10 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 01-23-2019, 12:12 AM
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

Mods:
Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-23-2019, 12:17 AM
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One side down, one to go. Trying to get the inner fender wells done so I can start attaching my wiring harness to them.
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401/turbo 400 trans. Quadra-Trac BW1339 (with Low) 4" Rusty's lift with 31" Summit Mud Dawgs

Mods:
Fuel Tank, Red Holley Fuel Pump, Razor Grill (profile pic out dated), Rebuilt steering box
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Old 01-23-2019, 12:18 AM
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