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Well about a month ago I picked this up from a friend who aquired it from repo'ing for his job. ...


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Old 04-06-2010, 07:41 AM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Well about a month ago I picked this up from a friend who aquired it from repo'ing for his job. He added the Rubicon Express Budget Boost lift and some old 33'' laying around. So here is a picture of it the day I picked it up.




Once I got it home and on the rack I started discovering all the issues I purchased. First issue that immediate attention was the oil pan. My friend crushed it on his only trip in it to the Gilmer, TX. I put out a post on a local forum asking if someone had an oilpan they were interested in selling. I guy responded told me I could have an oil pan as long as I took the motor attached to it. So now I have a spare block to start building a stroker motor. Well we noticed how shot my steering was. After a week trying to round up the right parts being it is right hand drive. I contacted Rusty's and bought the steering conversion kit. The kit bolted up backwards and worked perfect.






While changing out the steering I neglected to notice the track bar is shot so I have a new adjustible one being fabricated. Hopefully.

I also installed some new speakers and CD player to make things sound better.





New body armor. will be painting soon and installed. hopefully weather will stay good.



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Having own a right hand drive vehicle in the past I can tell you that the most fun is to take a buddy on a ride down a 2 lane road and watch their expression as you pass on coming traffic!!


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LOL, why is it right hand drive? Was it a mail truck at one time, or was built in England


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^^^^^ LOL.... almost a month later and still no answer?? Must be pretty busy fixing up that Jeep. That's okay, I fixed the biggest problem for him.


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Having own a right hand drive vehicle in the past I can tell you that the most fun is to take a buddy on a ride down a 2 lane road and watch their expression as you pass on coming traffic!!
I'll do you one better.... on base in Japan, we drove left hand drive military vehicles all day, both on and off base. On base we drove on the right, just like when off base. Nothing changed except we were in American built left hand drive vehicles. Now... after doing that all day, jump in your right hand POV and you're really mixed up.

LOL... you could always tell a newbie over there too. Cultural shock aside, when returning to their car, they would open the left door when getting back in, then they sheepishly looked around to see if anybody noticed when they realized the steering wheel was on the other side. Yeah, happened to me too a few times the first few months.

Those were the days.... sigh, wish I could go back in time and relive some of them.


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you flipped the pic hilarious
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that look like a fun jeep, i wont a righty steery jeep
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^^^^^ LOL.... almost a month later and still no answer?? Must be pretty busy fixing up that Jeep. That's okay, I fixed the biggest problem for him.



I'll do you one better.... on base in Japan, we drove left hand drive military vehicles all day, both on and off base. On base we drove on the right, just like when off base. Nothing changed except we were in American built left hand drive vehicles. Now... after doing that all day, jump in your right hand POV and you're really mixed up.

LOL... you could always tell a newbie over there too. Cultural shock aside, when returning to their car, they would open the left door when getting back in, then they sheepishly looked around to see if anybody noticed when they realized the steering wheel was on the other side. Yeah, happened to me too a few times the first few months.

Those were the days.... sigh, wish I could go back in time and relive some of them.
Ha ha, that was a quick and easy fix AZ


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LOL, why is it right hand drive? Was it a mail truck at one time, or was built in England
sorry i haven't been on in awhile. it was a mail jeep until it got repo'ed apparantly the mail business wasn't that good.


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