Restoring my fathers old hunting Jeep

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  1. JohnL48

    JohnL48 Well-Known Member

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    If you're wondering where I've been, I had an epic paint fail on the cab and doors due to a metal wash I tried before painting. I found an bubble in the cowl and a day later the whole cab was stripped to bare metal again. It came out better this time, I block sanded it many times. So where I'm at now is it's all going together, glass and weather stripping is in, working on the bed floor now



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    Oh no! That's a major bummer. Looks good now though. Good recovery!

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    The angle strips were pretty sharp so I got some trim lock edge molding for it. All windows are in also


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    I can almost see the light


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    Incredible as always, John.
     
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    John - Sounds like a broken record but I'll say it again...I love this thread. Your talent, patience and perseverance is rare and inspiring!
     
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    That wooden bed looks like a piece of fine furniture!
     
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    I got the wheels painted and tires on. Attempting alignment tomorrow


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    That thing looks like it just came off the assembly line. Showroom condition. I'd hesitate to take it out in the rain or snow, it'd be a shame to get any mud on those new tires.
     

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