Picked up August 4, 2007. Vista, California.
At it's new home in Paso Robles, California.
Restoration started, 02/27/2010
A view of the under carriage prior to restoration
All striped down, ready for sand blasting.......what a job.
Hanging on the powder coating rack, powder primed. The under side. Just out of the oven and being picked up.
Drivers foot well and center console.
Pass side footwell, battery box and tool box, Swiss Cheese, just a few more rough spots.
July 24th, 2010 Update
November 28th, 2010 Update
Febuary 6th, 2011 Update
Cancer cleaned up new piece installed
Rear floor welded in
Lots of cancer to be cleaned out
Rear floor drilled for install and welding
Floor with under body kit welded in place over repaired panel.
Rail repaired waiting for under body panel to be installed over it.
Repaired floor, bracing and under body panel over repaired area.
Pass. side rails and floor, next.
Repaired rail with more to be done.
Trans mount removed for repair, rust and under body kit. (Anyone have the trans. cross member mount they want to sell?)
Railing with more to repair/install.
Driver's side floor rails near completion.
D/S railing in process, some welding, more to be done.
Cross member showing how it will be welded in over existing panel.
Repaired area at trans mount. More work to be done.
Rebuilt transmission Trans Mount and Covers
Passenger replacement Panels
Under Body Kit over Replacement Panels view 1
Under Body Kit over Replacement Panels view 2
Battery Box, Passenger Floor and Upright
Tool Box with New Door
Rail and underside repair but more is still needed
Tool box lid battery box and upright repair
Underside with repaired panels and underbody kit over them
Trans tunnel from engine compartment
Drivers side panel installed Nov 2012
Passenger side panel installed and primed
Damage repair on pass side dash
Completed passenger side panel with attachments
Frame repair waiting to be ground down
Side panels spot welded in Nov 2012
Rear panel repaired and strengthened Nov 2012
Shovel holder installed
PS dash support 1 11-5-2012
PS dash support 11-5-2012
Full bottom on rotor for painting Dec 2012
Inside for painting 12-2012
Primed and ready for painting Dec 2012
Inside the paint booth
Starting the first light coast of 383
Slow but there are lots of places to cover and get it right
Looking good. Shinny still needs to dry
Starting to look good as well as drying
Back in the garage to start re assembly after 3 yrs of work. FINALLY
Bring in the parts, more work
More parts for cleaning and painting
Parts is parts
Parts and under body protection coating
Original engine with 26K miles
Lightly blasted and ready for new paint Jan 2013
Lightly sand blasted
Engine painted black
Wiring and windshield installed
Ready to be stripped and rebuilt
Underside with shocks etc. Getting there
Ready for an engine
Where's my engine
Checking old fuel line positions for replacement with all new ones
Engine in and lots of other parts installed, March 2013
Ready to be fired up
Without the help of this Master Mechanic Body and Sheet metal man, this project would never have gone full circle. THANKS Jon
Rear bed lined
Bed liner in the drivers foot well
Up and running and parked under it's USMC heritage
Still need the other two colors for woodland pattern. April 2013
Off color top but hey
Covered and ready for the black and brown 1-24-2015
We don't want any overspray
Covered, Ready, PAINT
We have contact
Complete in Woodland 3 color. 1-24-2015
|Copyright 2004-2023 ODGreen.net All rights reserved.|