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#1 ComancheKid45

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 08:48 PM

A small backround on this truck. I picked this baby up in October 2010, just sitting along the road with a "For Sale" sign. A friend noticed it and gave me a call, I figured it was atleast worth a look but having just bought an MJ a month ago i didnt think it was gonna sway me to spend money on another.....boy was I wrong!
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It was a beauty for sure, 1990 Eliminator, 4.0/AX15/231/D30/D44!

A quick phone call and mesage left with the owner and the next day I brought it home for $1500. I cleaned up up the best I could and only had to fix a few small issues. No rust was found anywhere, the interior was flawless. The only issue that really hurt this truck was the condition of the paint.

She cleaned up nicely, early on ;)
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Over the next few months here's how it progressed.
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The rollbar was the last major add on I did before i put this truck away for winter last year.
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I shipped it off to be painted on March 3rd and thats where the legacy of Walker had begun :wrench: jamminz.gif


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For a few months now I'm not sure if anyone took notice to my signature. However I sent my 1990 MJ Eliminator off a few months ago to be transformed into an MJ that hasnt been duplicated to prior knowledge and to 1 that true Jeep and Comanche Enthusists alike will appreciate when they lay eyes upon it.

I'm proud to finally show you "Walker" in progress biggrin.pngbiggrin.pngbiggrin.png
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Painting and major work is scheduled for completion by early next week, and I'm more than excited to bring it all home. This is my Dodge Viper of MJs and Ill have a show worthy peice when its all finished......Ive been holding out on any details thus far but I couldnt keep my mouth shut anymore.....I'm more excited than a Termite in a Log cabin! jamminz.gif



#2 sinkrun

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:13 PM

Looks great so far!

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#3 alleydog

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:16 PM

I love it!

#4 SW86

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:37 PM

sweetness!! {SMILIES_PATH}/jamminz.gif
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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:45 PM

Love the two tone paint scheme, been thinking along similar lines with the hood treatment from what I can see. Looks like a future MJOTM in progress. :cheers:

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#6 DirtyComanche

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:47 PM

Sa-weet. Post more pics as you get it back together :chillin:
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#7 Comanche County

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 09:58 PM

Nice, but I was expecting a Walker Texas Ranger type theme. I'll need to see more pictures before I deem it a Chuck Norris quality build. Looks dang good for now though!

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 10:45 PM

:drool:
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#9 ComancheKid45

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 06:42 AM

Nice, but I was expecting a Walker Texas Ranger type theme. I'll need to see more pictures before I deem it a Chuck Norris quality build. Looks dang good for now though!



Ha Ha, No there was another great "Walker" and his name was Walker Evans! He gave these little trucks some fame back in the days of Stadium truck racing, and since this Eliminator was 4wd I figured no better way to salute him ;)
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#10 Rymanrph

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 08:49 AM

That is going to look fantastic! Can't wait to see it back together.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 09:15 AM

When you get it finished and start driving it, you're going to cry when it gets it's first scratch. You better just let me have it so it can be in 'safe keeping'. :rotf:

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#12 TylerJY

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 09:18 AM

Wow, that looks awesome already!
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 11:20 PM

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#14 Herc

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 01:38 PM

Wow.............. :cheers: :thumbsup:

That will be one sweet truck when done...nvrmind already is!

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Posted 09 May 2012 - 03:54 PM

Moar Pics Plez,..


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#16 ComancheKid45

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 06:08 AM

The bumpers and the rollbar will be going back in this evening and either this evening or tomorrow This truck will be coming home! :jump:

I can't describe it to you guys how amazing the work turned out, just wait and ill be posting many pictures for your enjoyment....and mine! :yes:

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 06:44 AM

That is one beautiful truck! Congratulations :cheers:
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#18 ComancheKid45

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 07:44 PM

A Few more teaser shots for you guys. Ill be bringing the truck home tomorrow night after a few final touches are made, I'm absolutly estatic! Many more pictures to come for sure! :jump: {SMILIES_PATH}/comanche.gif

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Its first show is May 19th....and I for one can't wait to show this thing off!!! :clapping: {SMILIES_PATH}/jamminz.gif

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 08:11 PM


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#20 hornbrod

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Posted 10 May 2012 - 08:17 PM

This must be your inspiration si?

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Lookin' good!

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2.5" lift, Power everything, Ford Explorer rear disk brakes, starseed_zps6deb0e15.gifCHROME FREAKstarseed_zps6deb0e15.gif ..