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Jurassic Park Jeep replica build has begun!
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Getting closer...

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 10:21 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A little more progress

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 20, 2017 12:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Much more to do, but for now my short list of things to finish are:
1. Install the antenna, a matter of attaching it.
2. Install the light bar, this is already painted and just needs to be installed.
3. Paint the wheels red; involves, jacking the jeep up, removing the wheels, masking the tires off, and stripping the clear finish off with paint remover, then applying some self etching primer, then painting... each wheel.
4. Install/paint the rear fog lights. I have a generic set, but need to paint the lenses an orange color before installing them.

Then I can start to drive it around!

The next steps are required to really finish it off.

1. Purchase winch plate.
2. Purchase winch. This is a big expense for me, for something that is purely decorative. The correct one is no longer in production, a Ramsey REP6000. I can substitute the Ramsey 9.5e as it was used on the Jurassic World replicas. OR, I may end up making a replica-non function one.
3. Upgrade the tires to BF Goodrich All Terrain TA KO2 tires. Again, this is a big expense for something that is really decorative. I hope I can track down a used set, on the cheap.
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stripes are done:

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:53 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Light Bar and Antenna installed:




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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wheels are painted:

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