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Old 08-16-2009, 06:32 PM
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Heres a truck I bought about 2 weeks ago for $500.00 its the one I posted about in the other thread with the fuel pump/injection problem..., part of the reason I am willing to part with the 85 1/2 ton project I have...
It needs a paint job and Im thinkin lowerin the rearend to level it out, and get to sit more flat, then possibly putting the 440 from my other project in it ,
It for sure needs a paint job and I think every truck within a few years of this model needs one lol my other truck has the same issues with the clear coat or whatever they spray on them fromthe fcatory..
anyways I know yall like pictures, and by the way I see topics for all them new trucks wheres one for us oldies and still goodies lol





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Old 08-16-2009, 06:33 PM
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Holy smokes sorry about the sizing thing Imma work on that I promise
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Old 08-16-2009, 06:35 PM
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and by the way ya`ll notice the yellowing headlites, well I thought I was goin night blind or something after they started turning like that both my 96`s have done this, does anyone know where to get a real glass head light assy for these trucks?
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How many projects do you have, lol? Nice lookin' truck. As far as the headlight lenses go, common problem on Dodge/Jeep. Until you can find better lenses, toothpaste works wonders on cleaning them up. I know some folks who have tried the acid method, and they really never look any better, IMO.
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I got way more projects than I will ever be able to do lol, I have a 75 Power Wagon 3/4 ton 4x4 that I would like to get me some of them big rockwell axles for lol, I will try the toothpaste thing, I reckon its the heat from the bulbs that makes them turn like that, because the marker lamps are plastic and they havent turned colors lol
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Wow, you definitely have some "oldies but goodies," some rare finds. That is one cool Jeep! Me, I am looking for an old CJ or Commanche that just needs to find itself in the right hands to get restored beautifully!
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It is fun to bring back these old beauties to life! Truck looks like it is in good shape! Have fun! I am living the restoration/mod life through my nephew. He just installed some extra lights on the front of his Charger and did a hell of a job putting the switch on the dash!

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Old but still cool! Thanks for the pics !
Good luck on your project
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Man, I would love to have that Jeep too! You can try Mothers chrome polish on them headlights too. Just buff the pizz out of them like you would a set of wheels and it will clear that yellow right up. Why not a small block stroker in the $500 truck? Would be lighter and have quite a bit of HP. Of course having a 440 makes an itch to put it in anything, especially a truck you wouldn't expect to see it in...
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