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  Topic: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
jegner

Replies: 10
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PostForum: All Things Jeep   Posted: Tue May 23, 2017 7:14 pm   Subject: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
Thanks Fredo!

I've been out these past few weeks with a herniated disk in my back, so I've not had the gumption to do much.

I did take it for test drive after swapping out the intake air temp s ...
  Topic: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
jegner

Replies: 10
Views: 79

PostForum: All Things Jeep   Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 2:47 pm   Subject: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
I'm not going to lie, I'm getting pretty excited. I'm closing in on most of the cosmetic restoration of the Jeep. With the top getting replaced and the body lift getting removed soon, I can really sta ...
  Topic: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
jegner

Replies: 10
Views: 79

PostForum: All Things Jeep   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:50 pm   Subject: Paint for the interior parts
I did some paint test for the green to be used on the door panels, and seat plastic sides. I'm still on the hunt for the best technique to paint these so that they wear tough and not scratch easily.
  Topic: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
jegner

Replies: 10
Views: 79

PostForum: All Things Jeep   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:46 pm   Subject: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
A new top is needed to bring this old Jeep back to life. Somewhere along the way a cheap hard top was installed, and it has taken a beatng. Cracks and chips and missing parts, it's time to let that go ...
  Topic: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
jegner

Replies: 10
Views: 79

PostForum: All Things Jeep   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 6:36 pm   Subject: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
Well, here is my list of things to do next on this old girl. Here is what's in store for the future. Some things have already been done, and are indicated:

1. - Hard top repairs and rear window rep ...
  Topic: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
jegner

Replies: 10
Views: 79

PostForum: All Things Jeep   Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:48 pm   Subject: New seats
As one of the signature elements of the JP Jeeps was the used of the "hunter Green" seats with the "spice" color accents. My old seats looked like this:

http://tk560.com/JPJeep/ ...
  Topic: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
jegner

Replies: 10
Views: 79

PostForum: All Things Jeep   Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:32 pm   Subject: JP Jeep conversion
The big change will come when I replace the top with the proper soft top, and replace the full doors with the proper half doors. Then the correct wheels and tires.

Before the tire change, I have t ...
  Topic: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
jegner

Replies: 10
Views: 79

PostForum: All Things Jeep   Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:27 pm   Subject: What's next?
The big stuff is next. The YJ Jeep I have, somewhere along it's rough life, a body lift was installed as well as pretty hefty leaf spring shackle lift. This thing rides like a log truck. Jeeps with le ...
  Topic: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
jegner

Replies: 10
Views: 79

PostForum: All Things Jeep   Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 5:09 pm   Subject: JP Jeep specs and work done so far.
Well this old Jeep is a 1991 Jeep Wrangler Sahara, with the 4.0L High Output I-6 engine, 5 speed manual AX-15 transmission.

http://www.tk560.com/JPJeep/IMG_4868.JPG

The ones used in the movie w ...
  Topic: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
jegner

Replies: 10
Views: 79

PostForum: All Things Jeep   Posted: Wed May 10, 2017 10:09 am   Subject: Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
http://tk560.com/JPJeep/JP-LogoSM.png
This has been 25 years in the making. LOL. I finally got a early 90's Jeep YJ, one thats only a year older than the ones used in the movies. Well, I have started ...
  Topic: vacuum forming
jegner

Replies: 8
Views: 2802

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:25 pm   Subject: vacuum forming
Yes, elevating your pattern from the forming platen will help with some of the issues. Those hard corners are going to be an issue.
  Topic: vacuum forming
jegner

Replies: 8
Views: 2802

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:02 pm   Subject: vacuum forming
From what I see, your depth and hard corners are going to give you issue with that thickness, unless you put that on a pretty tall riser to help thin out the material.
  Topic: 1/8 polycarbonate
jegner

Replies: 5
Views: 2491

PostForum: Vacuum Forming & General Stuff   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2015 12:15 pm   Subject: 1/8 polycarbonate
Thanks Spektr for the input. I don't have experience with PolyCarb.
  Topic: Problems with site
jegner

Replies: 1
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PostForum: News & Updates   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 2:57 pm   Subject: Problems with site
I apologize for the problems this site has had over the past few month. In order for me to fix it, I will need to update the PHPBBS and there is not a good way to do this and preserve the archive of c ...
  Topic: Swamp Cooler For Older Pickups.......
jegner

Replies: 6
Views: 2332

PostForum: Mold Making Tips   Posted: Tue May 06, 2014 10:59 am   Subject: Swamp Cooler For Older Pickups.......
Very cool! Literally!
 
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