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Forum: Members Rides 02-28-2015, 04:09 AM
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Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Hardly got to touch it this week I'm afraid as got way laid with my back seizing up again for a few days. Least it not a few weeks like it used to be each time, so pleased about that. :)
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Forum: Members Rides 02-22-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Just finishing off the louvres. Like to add another tip on cutting them. At first I was hitting too hard and would blunt the chisel straight away. Found it did a better job, and saved the chisel...
Forum: Members Rides 02-14-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys523.jpg
Well after the success of repairing the other set of bonnet louvers, thought I would try making some from scratch for the side of the cowl that better...
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 02-10-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 2,761
Posted By Gojeep
Re: jeep surge idle

That is great that you found it. :)
Forum: Members Rides 02-09-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys499.jpg
Before welding the cowl back together, I want to do anything that needs to be done while it is easier in pieces. One thing is to make these early Landcruiser...
Forum: Members Rides 02-09-2015, 06:36 PM
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Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

A big thank you to Scott who went to the effort of making this thread editable for me so I could replace all the lost pictures that were hosted on Facebook.
Thanks mate. :) :D

Anyone new to this...
Forum: Members Rides 02-04-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Scott has had a lot of trouble making the affected posts editable. Doesn't seem to be an easy way to do it unfortunately.
I will leave updating in case I have to add at least the lost year, plus up...
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 02-04-2015, 02:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,301
Posted By Gojeep
Re: OBX Long Tube header 2007 5.7 Install

Wrapping will shorten their life. Very well known even if stainless.
Forum: Members Rides 01-31-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Sorry guys but doesn't look like I will be able to replace all the lost photos as you don't seem to be able to edit your own posts?
Forum: Members Rides 01-31-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Ha ha, in replying to this I've just done what you don't want. ;)

Glad to hear the interest is still there. :)
Forum: Members Rides 01-30-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

We are leaning more towards a green lately actually. A dark olive colour.

You will have to go back through again soon as I will replace all the missing photos that FB changed the addresses on!...
Forum: Members Rides 01-24-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Getting a bit carried away with the pictures at the moment so hope you don't mind. Tend to do that when covering something new for the first time.
http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys476.jpg
Just...
Forum: Members Rides 01-20-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

It is a dying art for sure in mainstream repair. Labour too expensive now.
Forum: Members Rides 01-19-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys459.jpg
This is a bonnet off a FJ45 Toyota Landcruiser. Wanting to use the louvers from it. Looks like they liked the Willys Wagons and Trucks which predate the...
Forum: Members Rides 01-19-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys454.jpg
I tigged a flange on the end of the firewall now I had the exact angle and position of the cowl worked out.

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys455.jpg
Put...
Forum: Members Rides 01-19-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Forum: Members Rides 01-18-2015, 04:15 AM
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Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys449.jpg
I ended up swapping the wheel around so it was closer to the rollers making it easier to use. Looks like a dually wheel now!
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Forum: Members Rides 01-17-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys435.jpg
Bought a cheap bead roller that I will start using next. But before I do I wanted to modify it already from what I have read others doing to make them...
Forum: Members Rides 01-12-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Ha ha, all good. :)

Last of the camping photos. Hope I didn't over do it with them.

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys421.jpg
For something else to play with while away camping, I thought maybe...
Forum: Members Rides 01-11-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys405.jpg
Next camp site I made a work area from part of a fallen red river gum that someone has chainsawed this flat area in. When I got too hot from hammering, I...
Forum: Members Rides 01-10-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Thank you. :)

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys391.jpg
Set up a little work station under the side awning facing the river of our first bush camp. With a solar panel keeping a fridge running for...
Forum: Members Rides 12-20-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys383.jpg
Can see the low spot I have to address on this side.

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys384.jpg
Also this best shows how the front part is sitting too high...
Forum: Members Rides 12-17-2014, 03:12 AM
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Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Why thank you gentleman for saying that! :)
Forum: Members Rides 12-16-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

First trade was a farrier, then boiler maker, and then mechanic. Rest was learned of youtube and forums and just trying things out. ;)
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 12-15-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By Gojeep
Re: 08 5.7 Engine Shutting off while driving

I was thinking that too if these are anything like my XJ which had the same symptoms and turned out to be a Crank Position Sensor?
Forum: Members Rides 12-14-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Not so long to wait this time. :)

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys375.jpg
Time to get the longer centre part of the cowl to fit in. Can see it has too much curve so there is a dip where the join...
Forum: Members Rides 12-13-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys363.jpg
Spent quite a bit of time getting the panel right before zinc coating everything and welding in the A pillar. Next was the bracing for the backside of the...
Forum: Members Rides 12-09-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Thanks mate. Still working away at it but the fine turning of panels are not picture worthy.
Forum: Members Rides 11-30-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Well hope to have more to show soon but have just finished another lot of house renovations, so more time now for the project. Nothing photo worthy yet though as just going over the front cowl sides...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 11-27-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 256
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Coolers

What has this to do with the wheels and tyres section???
Forum: Members Rides 11-15-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 705
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Cherokee meeting from japan 2014

Where were you parked that it was covered in checker plate?
Forum: Engine Performance/Intake/Exhaust 11-02-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 220
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Steel spun Catalytic converter hassles!

These are the only ones I have ever heard that wont throw a code. KOOKS GREEN Catalytic Converter, 3 [GE-90140] (http://www.coloradospeed.com/kooks-green-catalytic-converter-3-p-24183.html)
Forum: Members Rides 11-02-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Thanks mate.

This is the place I bought the shrinking disc from in case anyone was interested. http://www.rodsandrelics.com.au/site/index.php?cat=shrinking_discs&sub=tools
Little demo he has. ...
Forum: Members Rides 11-02-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

From the distance it will look 1948, but inside and underneath it will look 2008. Wont be sitting near the ground but a bit lower than stock. No shaved door handles and smoothing features, I like the...
Forum: Members Rides 11-01-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Nothing much to show this time but thought I would share what I have been up to all the same.

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys360jf.jpg
OK, found a problem after welding in the brace. I had...
Forum: Members Rides 10-25-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys360g.jpg
Time to make the first big connection between a 1948 panel and the 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee floor/firewall. The bottom edge was shaped to follow exactly the...
Forum: Members Rides 10-19-2014, 03:04 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Thanks for the continued interest after all this time. Must be the slowest build on here!
Forum: Members Rides 10-18-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Couldn't wait to get back into this project after being away. :)

http://www.go.jeep-xj.info/Willys360a.jpg
Thought I would show some of the hidden time that goes into things you don't notice once...
Forum: Members Rides 10-13-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 816
Views: 118,408
Posted By Gojeep
Re: Grand Willys project

Been following that one for a while and wish they would put up a new episode.
Forum: Troubleshooting/Problems 10-12-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Gojeep
Re: rear propshaft joints

They are designed not to be. Only a few have successfully done it and many have not had good results trying.
Best option is to go with a steel one with serviceable joints for the future. Much...
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