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1964 Willy's Build and Restore
May 25, 2020
6:53 pm
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Specialsoundman
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So being a partner in the Restore of the '64 Willy's I was asked By Timothy to start a thread with pics.

These are starting from the Quarantine thread.

Fixed the tie rod rubbing on the passenger spring.

Got the Transmission shifting system hooked up correctly.

We are doing a Rattle Can paint job "FOR NOW" to get color on it and on the road.

Tailgate, Hood, Rock slider, and Grill (one coat more) are done.

Will be painting one section at a time, Front fenders are next.

We were able to get a Dana 30. The plan is to build it with a ARB.IMG_0023.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0021.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0022.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0111.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0132.jpgImage EnlargerPODG7973.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0141.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0142.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0079.jpgImage Enlarger

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May 26, 2020
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Wow you guys have got a lot done it's looking good. 

May 26, 2020
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Nice progress. Well done! Color choice looks good. 

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May 27, 2020
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More Painting pics, Next Passenger side. Will Work on getting a new windshield glass. Will paint the frame when we pull it to replace glass.  IMG_0160.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0159.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0158.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_01611.jpgImage Enlarger

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May 28, 2020
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Looking good brother

May 28, 2020
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Wow, you all know how to use a rattle can well! When I did m inner fenders I was so tired of shaking those things!

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May 28, 2020
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Jamie (K6NUB) said
Wow, you all know how to use a rattle can well! When I did m inner fenders I was so tired of shaking those things!

  

It’s shake, rattle, And spray. Then we’ll roll. 

If I can't build it, then it's something that should be bought.

May 28, 2020
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Right on thumbs-up

May 28, 2020
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Accents add to fuel Filler and Front Fender.IMG_0167-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0165-1.jpgImage EnlargerIMG_0167-2.jpgImage Enlarger

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June 2, 2020
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That looks nice!

September 16, 2022
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Yesterday We got the Rear Motor Seal replacement done and the CJ5 is able to drive now.

The Dana 44 that Timothy had built by East Coast Gear arrived today. Tomorrow we will install it in the Willy's

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September 16, 2022
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Wow that's pretty.

September 16, 2022
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The original Dana 25 is out. Tomorrow the 44 is going under.

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Anyone know someone restoring a classic CJ5 that wants a "back up" Dana 25?

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September 17, 2022
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Dana 44 is in and looks great. Got new brake lines ordered, install those. Then Timothy can drive it to Sac Drive line to get a front drive line built.

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September 17, 2022
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Looks like you have invisible tires and wheels holding the front end up.

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September 17, 2022
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Jeff_R said
Looks like you have invisible tires and wheels holding the front end up.

https://posse4x4.org/wp-conten.....G_3816.JPG

  

Probably lifted them from Wonder Woman's airplanesmile

September 19, 2022
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looking good guys thumbs-up

September 22, 2022
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Will that fit in my RC Crawler?

Anyone know someone restoring a classic CJ5 that wants a "back up" Dana 25?  

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September 23, 2022
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Jamie (K6NUB) said
Will that fit in my RC Crawler?

Anyone know someone restoring a classic CJ5 that wants a "back up" Dana 25?  

  

It doesn't have a locker, So probability wouldn't be a good fit.

If I can't build it, then it's something that should be bought.

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