Grille & Hood Bolted On

Charlie & his crew have the new grille and hood bolted on and are getting pretty close with the frame work.  The whitetail rut is here now and the deer strikes have started to fill the yard up at the body shop, so my “family” job may have to wait.

The Jeep will be headed to our shop soon anyway, for the tube fenders etc.  Then it’ll come back to the body shop for paint.

Grill and Hook bolted on the Jeep TJ

On the frame machine

The Jeep went straight to the frame machine on Monday.  My brother owns and operates Charlies Collision Repair in West Pelzer SC.  He’ll be handling the frame work, aligning body panels, paint, etc.  I’ll likely let him replace the air bags as well since he and his crew are familiar with them.

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Picked up this ’05 Rubicon

We just picked up this 2005 Jeep Rubicon.  Hope we can make a nice trail/street rig out of this.  Only 82,000 miles on her so she ought to have plenty of life left.  It needs some frame work, both air bags, hood, fender, grille, radiator, a/c condenser, etc.  We have a hood and grille already, and I think we’ll go with tube fenders.

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