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Picked up this rusty MJ a little over a year ago in central PA. I've built a few MJs over the years but I've always wanted to do a Shoptruck/Gasser style MJ and I think this one is perfect.

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My brother Jon and I have already started cleaning up the rust and even got the doors painted with Bain Jeep Salvage.  The wheels are just rollers and will not be used.

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The plan for the Jeep is similar to this truck but we will be converting it to 4wd, the stance will be similar.

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The plan is a 33 in the rear with a 31 up front with staggered gearing.  The tires showed up yesterday.

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Lots of gear calculators on the internet, can't remember which one I used.

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The rear will remain sprung under with an add a leaf and a small cut.  The front gets a Stinkyfab longarm kit with 3 inch coils and ACOS for fine tuning.

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The interior will be like my Golden Eagle MJ and will be converted over to 97+

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Got the tires and wheels mounted up this morning.

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Found a low mileage ZJ motor to drop in, but first it's gonna need gaskets and paint.

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That is a cool build, looking forward to the progress pics. Thanks for sharing! 

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Thanks Everyone, I'm pretty stoked about it.  If we can score some tickets to SEMA next year the plan is to drive it from WV to NV hitting parts of RT 66 along the way.

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I've decided I'm not going to run a hood on the Shoptruck.  So the engine is gonna need to look pretty good.  I matched the color of the Torque Thrust wheels for the block itself.  I also picked up an aluminum radiator.

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