Search:

Type: Posts; User: 5JeepsAz

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. New Engine. New Transmission. New Ebrake. New Head? What on Earth???

    It rained tonight and I feel like taking a ride in the Jeep. But it’s in the shop. So this is the next best thing. I apologize in advance. But. Just ask yourself this: what are we doing now that we...
  2. a lot more about water than milk or oil

    What do I know about oil?

    Well, we were snowed in deep one time, plus I wanted a 70’s K-5 or a Dodge Ram Charger. I stopped in at the used car lot where this lumpy old truck was sitting with a...
  3. Update! Not Fixed Yet

    So the mechanic & shop fixed the clutch in like one day. He's that good. Unfortunately, he also "found a gigantic oil leak". I probably should have admitted in advance that I poured oil all over the...
  4. The Cataplexy of the Possibles

    Well Cindy is broken again so I’m prone with a case of the cataplexy, and, it’s going to cost me money.

    Works like this. The truck breaks down and the justifying begins. This is the usual self...
  5. Road Fix #2

    Six lanes to get across from a dead stop. Light about to turn green. Sticking ignition key of recent.

    You been where I’m sitting. Yep - I’ve got no clutch. Everything is quiet times like these....
  6. Driving Lesson I

    Driving Lesson I

    Earlier mentioned was a neighbor who would fit right in among the best on this forum if he were a jeep guy, the same who taught me to drive this Jeep Truck.

    Yep. He was...
  7. Ole Fivers Driving Academy for Kaiser Willy’s Jeep Drivers – “Don’t Fence Me In"

    Meep – Meep. Hay-Hay.

    So That: we all do well, that for which our vehicles are built – driving – this is another of many threads on the forum where drivers of old bad axe jeep trucks are welcome...
  8. Morals of story v2

    Wasn't satisfied with yesterday's version of the moral. So this is updated moralizing. Sort of a resto moral!

    Friends, I'm hoping to leave it better than I found it.

    That’s my build, as of...
  9. Fence

    Suddenly my Cindy was worth real money. By more than quadrupling my initial spend, I had very nearly doubled Cindy’s value. It’s a very real problem in restos. When you figure your valuation. So...
  10. The People

    We are forewarned. People just loving your jeep. Part of the duty of ownership. You assent to accept everyone loving your resto as much or in some ways more than you do. Excluding the Mrs. She once...
  11. Driving Adventures Part II

    I drove it. As if, I stole it. Right on out of the garage bay onto the big boulevard, past the construction zone, and whoops. I got funnel caked into two options. North or South. On a freeway.
    ...
  12. Brakes

    If you want good info on specific parts or processes, go to threads by Pelogo (RIP), LarrBeard, gmwiĺlys, TJones, and bmorgil and equally good comments by these folks on other member’s threads....
  13. Resto like you are Wheelin’

    Ever been four wheeling in the desert with a geologist using a pick like the one in Shawshank movie except bigger and better? Maybe you pull over into the shade under a big towering washout at the...
  14. Hiatus, Lonesomeness, Learnedness

    Worse than a MOPAR knock off, I was nonfunctioning. Weepy, wistful, and worsening. You may think I’m overreacting. But you’ll remember this, and well, very well. Promise. When it’s your turn. See how...
  15. First Road Fix! Police… Onto the Flatbed?

    An old jeep truck is something I’d never driven before. Never learned to drive one. Therefore I thought it would be a low skill level endeavor. It should be easy. Experience and the Forum set me...
  16. Paint

    Paint

    All opinions as far as paint. You can spend more on paint than anything else, or less. Really.

    Consider a concourse paint job. Perfect in every way. That is plenty money and plenty...
  17. Body Work

    Body Work

    So many great threads to search starting with Larrbeard, GMWillys, Tjones, bmorgil and many more as to body work.

    My build was solid as purchased, built for daily driver not for...
  18. Tonneau

    … You`ve been out here over an hour already. And. Remember, you said as soon as you got a ‘new’ truck that the “old” furniture would be gone…”

    I’d never driven a column shift. Sitting there in my...
  19. Early Driving Adventures

    l was gettin around pretty good at first! stayed off the gas. brake pedal seemed hard. clutched squeeked a bit. Weird throwing gears on a column. think i found reverse and first. second felt the...
  20. Shop Vendor Recommends

    Shop Vendor Recommends*

    *All opinions are my own. None of these folks endorse me, this thread, or my build. Everyone of these shops stand by their work 100%, which I know to be true, the reason...
  21. PLAN & Budget

    (Editorial notated: of course you might could do it cheaper!)

    PLAN & Budget (estimated)

    To meet goal I will build daily driver Jeep Truck for 20K.
    What do I have? What do I need for safe...
  22. Ownership

    Ownership

    I woke up the owner of a cool jeep – one that would get better and better each day, as I learned what I had. They let me across the border with the truck no problem. The title,...
  23. Acquisition (success!)

    Acquisition (success!)

    I went right past her the first night. Remember telling my wife – hey, just like this one, but not this one. Paint color looked like old rotten dusty spray paint. She was...
  24. Alright TJones, truth is, it's an old dirt...

    Alright TJones, truth is, it's an old dirt puzzler. This is the slightly modernized version for mall crawlers who get lost within a half mile of town and think they need water and gas. You and...
  25. Well, if I'm being honest, which is rarely true....

    Well, if I'm being honest, which is rarely true. Have you ever heard the one about meeting two jeepers in a desert when you need water or fuel or both and one of them is all the time a liar and one...
Results 1 to 25 of 33
Page 1 of 2 1 2