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    The goods arrived

    I am more than pleased with the parts order. The supports are wider by .5 inch, giving the floors, wait for it...more support. That is in the parts description so it was no surprise.
    Upon removing...
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    Get the lead out !!!!

    I like using lead for body work when I can. I'm not that great at it but growing up in the 50's and 60's I was around it. Those guys were amazing.
    Most are dead now...probably from lead...
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    Thanks guys. So much to learn, so little time...

    Thanks guys. So much to learn, so little time left.

    Well I'll be. Sure nuff' there is Jeep script across the front of the tool box. It was coated with a type of tar.
    But, it makes me wonder...
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    I would like an opinion or more. The tool box...

    I would like an opinion or more. The tool box adds structural support and lateral rigidity, "I think". What if...pause...the tool box was not there. Or, the tool box once removed is not...
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    I spent hours drilling out spot welds just to get...

    I spent hours drilling out spot welds just to get the tool box out of the cj3a...dang that was no picnic. I'm going to replace the floors as I don't know the condition of the floor where the wood is...
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    yep, same here exactly. I still use my hood...

    yep, same here exactly. I still use my hood with flip lens. Old habits...
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    The floor supports are rotted out (gee, with wood...

    The floor supports are rotted out (gee, with wood inside metal channels underneath who da' thunk) and a small area of floor has pitting. So, odered new supports, floors and tail area where a prior...
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    As for the wheels on the Willys. I buy spray...

    As for the wheels on the Willys. I buy spray paint from these folks. It is not cheap but it is the best can of spray paint I have ever used and the stuff is tough. The spray is wide so feathering...
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    FJ40's are incredible. So well thought out and...

    FJ40's are incredible. So well thought out and of course, they, in the beginning copied Willys but went on to be on another level. The inline 6 is as smooth as butter and wonderful low end. Not...
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    That was funny. It's a little toasty now that's...

    That was funny. It's a little toasty now that's why I'm hiding over in San Diego. :cool:
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    I wanted in the worst way to start on the Willys...

    I wanted in the worst way to start on the Willys last year but my FJ40 had priority. I just took a deposit on it so in a week, its off to it's new home in Tucson. Side info is, '68 FJ40 built in...
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    Soon...real soon

    Welp, I'm about to start my '50 CJ3a "return to original" stock build. Can't wait but it will need to be without Harbor Freight jack stands. Warning, If you have them don't use them. Huge recall,...
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