Restoring my fathers old hunting Jeep

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  1. Oakseeds

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    That beautiful machine ain't no head turner; it's a head snapper! Congratulations ... to say you do excellent work is an understatement.
    Thanks for sharing. :)
     
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    You do good work Sir !:)
     
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    Out of hibernation......man she needs a good bath

    Really like to find a half cab for her :)

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    Spring cleaning


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    Just when you thought you all got rid of me I have a new project. This one is for my wife. 1970 chevy k20
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    This is the general look and color she's after

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    Can’t wait to see the transformation as learned how to drive in a 69 with the three on the tree.
     
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    Having watched you fabricate just about anything you need i wonder if you will build your own lift or order a kit? Either way I'm sure it will turn out awesome!

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    Oh boy! Gonna have to check in more often to keep updated on your new project!
     
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    This is the first time since April that I had the time to drive her. She drives like a dream...still a bit of wander in the steering i need to troubleshoot but she drove great


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    Love it!
     
  12. JohnL48

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    It begins !!! Looks like I will be working on my welding skills

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    I'm sure glad you picked the old Chevy up for your wife. Looking forward to this build probably more than the others.

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    Made some progress today

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