Body assembly jig – aka the frame

I’ve spent some time over the last couple weeks searching for frame measurements that I could use to make sure the tub will line up with all of the mounts once I get it reassembled. My plan was to build a wood stand with bolts sticking up for all of the body mounts at the […]

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Floorpan progress

My wife has now declared that there is more Jeep in the scrap pile than there is in the garage. I’m calling this an exaggeration since most of the new panels are in the garage even if they are not attached. But I see her point. Now that I have the final floor pan section […]

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More waiting on parts

In the past week I have continued waiting on parts. A few arrived, and some are delayed more than I thought. The last of the floorpan panels arrived on the 6th estimated delivery date and 4th day of “On Fedex vehicle for delivery”. Seriously, my package made a trip around suburbs 30 miles from me […]

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CJ5 Measurements

This past weekend I either didn’t get much done, or got a lot done depending you how you look at it. Nothing really noticable as I am stuck waiting on parts. In normal times I wouldn’t have time to work on all of the projects on my to-do list, but anything I needed I could […]

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Today’s work

Several years ago I found a “deal” on a pair of Nor/Am wheelhouses, and have had them sitting in the box in my garage ever since. A couple days ago when I was test fitting the side panel I got them out and tried putting the passenger side one in place. It’s junk. The radius […]

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