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Old 04-22-2010, 07:05 AM
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Great site guys! This is my sons Jeep, and 1st vehicle. He is 16, Honors student, and a hunting/fishing fanatic. A great kid all around.

The 87 jeep Cherokee was left to him by his late uncle, so there is some sentamental value here as well. We will upodate this as we go.

Here is what we are starting with:






Here is a pile O' interior parts



Here is what we found undernieth



So, we cut that out, and have OEM floor panels in route. Feul tank, pump, sending unit are all shot as well, so we replaced them.


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Old 04-22-2010, 10:34 AM
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dam! you guys do work!....i'll be following this one
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Old 04-22-2010, 07:39 PM
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Good starting point.

I'm working on a 88 so will be interesting to follow this one.
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Old 04-25-2010, 09:23 AM
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Getting a fe things done and looking at we are working with. Jonathan is jumping right in and learning alot.

Here is the homemade snorkle (HomeDepot and K&M Filter)








Looks like a Dana 44 rear end (I hope!)


Got it in the garage, stripping down the axles is next. Rough Country 4.5 short arm AAL is ordered with some upgrades.




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Old 04-25-2010, 09:45 AM
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awesome job already getting on it fast!
great father son project ill be following this
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Old 04-25-2010, 10:01 AM
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very nice! i like the snorkel my friend keep up the good work!
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Old 04-25-2010, 10:22 AM
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nice looks rusty. lots of pb plaster for you my friend.
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Old 04-25-2010, 02:04 PM
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Got the axles and suspension out. Time to clean, clean somemore, then clean somemore, then undercoat!



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Axles out. More cleaning and painting

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lookin good so far. i think this will be interesting
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Old 04-25-2010, 03:21 PM
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how did you make the snorkel?
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Old 04-25-2010, 09:56 PM
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Nice 44, wanna trade?

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Originally Posted by Off Road Wag View Post
how did you make the snorkel?
Looks like PVC pipe, I made a snorkel for my last jeep out of that stuff. Works great.
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u gettin rid of the interior?
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Old 04-26-2010, 09:30 AM
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how did you make the snorkel?

All 3" PVC, some yard drainage components, and a K&M Filter
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Old 04-26-2010, 09:30 AM
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u gettin rid of the interior?

Dont know yet. Depends on what the Strip Lot comes up with between now and then.
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