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Old 05-10-2010, 02:20 AM   #101 (permalink)
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Old 05-10-2010, 09:40 AM   #102 (permalink)
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Can you post a side shot of the bumper and winch? this is an AWESOME build. Would you be interested in making/selling another set of front fenders?
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Old 05-14-2010, 08:37 AM   #103 (permalink)
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I will get some more pics of the bumper, just got it welded up. If you are really serious about the fenders we could maybe work something out. How is Yuba City these days? Lived there for a while in "94, and have family near Placerville. Have a good one Dennis
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Old 05-25-2010, 07:59 PM   #104 (permalink)
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Making some more progress, a few more pic of the bumper and some of the fuel cell mount










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Old 05-25-2010, 08:39 PM   #106 (permalink)
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jeep pickup

nice work on your project so far.

What area of Minnesota are you from? I am from Northeastern North Dakota. I have seen a few of these pickups around. Doesn't help with being a farm kid you see a lot of the vehicles that get left in yards etc.

I know of one in the paper, and a guy who had/has one. He is the Willys expert in my area, he rebuilt the original f134 or L134 engine for my project. My grandpa's high school ride, a 1946 CJ2A. It is a 3 speed on the tree, and even has the PTO option.
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Old 05-27-2010, 04:24 PM   #107 (permalink)
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I will get some more pics of the bumper, just got it welded up. If you are really serious about the fenders we could maybe work something out. How is Yuba City these days? Lived there for a while in "94, and have family near Placerville. Have a good one Dennis
Thanks for the pics. Awesome build, and I am serious about the fenders. Yuba City has grown ALOT since you have been here and at least one major flood. Do you ever get out this way?
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Old 06-12-2011, 04:32 PM   #108 (permalink)
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any updates on this sweet build??
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:04 AM   #109 (permalink)
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Not much to write about, still working on it just had a lot of house work and family stuff to take care of. Stay tuned I hope to have some updates soon.
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Old 08-10-2011, 09:11 PM   #110 (permalink)
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Cool Your progress=======

You have been a big inspiration to me as I start on my 48 pu I have owned for 25 years. However I am going to run toyota running gear with triple reduction boxes and a VW TDI, ya I know the electronics as some people say but that is no problem to me. pumping out 170 Hp and 300 lb of diesel torque it will push the ol willies just fine on 35s. with good fuel mileage. Everything you have done is top drawer looking forward to seeing your progress, something you can be proud of.
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Old 03-19-2012, 08:11 PM   #111 (permalink)
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I'll try and get some pics up here in the next week. I built a small tray in the box to carry "STUFF", and I installed some new door latches. That was kind of a pain but I wanted something more secure than the stock latch. I also put in a new hood latch. Now to just finish it all!!
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Old 03-21-2012, 09:14 PM   #112 (permalink)
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Good to hear from you, now lets see the pics.
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:04 PM   #113 (permalink)
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stock



Holes filled and new hole for the handle. I got all the handles and latch kit from Speedway Motors



old latch cut out ready for the new mount



New latch tacked in. It looks kind of crude but I couldn't set the latch in any more or it hit the window channel



so this is the new latch linkage...the handle attaches to a 5/16 rod with a collar. the rod runs thru the door so I could put a handle on the inside. To connect the handle to the latch I used a piece of bike chain..







As it sits today
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Which handles did you put on?
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Did I miss it somewhere? What exterior handles did you go with? Great job on this truck. It's very unique and great to see your creativity continuing onward to build something truly fantastic. I always look forward to seeing more.

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Old 03-30-2012, 10:32 AM   #116 (permalink)
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I needed a handle that rotates instead of pushes, I went with 28-29 Ford handles from speedway.
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Nothing like the original but it still has the old look. Plus now I can lock the doors.
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Old 03-30-2012, 11:27 PM   #118 (permalink)
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Any pictures of them mounted?

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The frame has been extended 8" to accomadate longer springs and strech the WB to 116"
Also I don't understand when you say you have extended the wheelbase to 116" when stock wheelbase is 118"???

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Old 03-31-2012, 05:51 AM   #119 (permalink)
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Maybe I can get some pics up this weekend. As far as the wheelbase, I added 8" to the front to make room for the longer springs. I guess I never measured the wheelbase to begin with.
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So here are a few pics of the finished door .









and the inside handle

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The bed/place to haul stuff. still need a floor.





and the taillight and backup light.



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I like it! I'm really liking the bed rack.. or whatever you call it.
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Old 04-09-2012, 03:05 AM   #124 (permalink)
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Great to see it suddenly moving along so fast again.
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Old 04-10-2012, 06:47 PM   #125 (permalink)
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Great to see it suddenly moving along so fast again.
x2. This build is top notch. Keep it up. I'm sure you've given quite a few guys (including myself) inspiration for their builds.
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