Just picked the car up. Ken worked hard on this one! Haha. Nothing is simple when it comes to old cars and their upkeep and repair. Some parts may be 40 years old and you NEVER know what you have until you get into the … Continue readingBottom End Refresh Complete!
The engine project is moving right along. Pistons arrived and look good. (Thanks Hal!!) Ken has them cleaned up and the motor is being reassembled. The oil pump was refreshed and in a few days hopefully we will be back on the road! The cool … Continue readingPistons have arrived!
Bottom end refresh is underway and its mostly going smooth. The thought was the rings were bad allowing oil blow by. The hope was there was no damage to the cylinder walls and the crank would be undamaged. The good news is the overall condition … Continue readingEngines…you never know what u got until you crack ’em open!
Things are moving right along with the 2002 in terms of getting things done! Mechanically the only 2 big things that are remaining are the bottom end rebuild and the 5 speed conversion. So it’s time to scratch another one off the list.The car consumes … Continue readingRings and Bottom End Refresh!
Heres my list of things to do with the 02 in 2017. 2016 was a great year and I took huge strides in getting the car to the almost done state. now there are a few big things I want to cross off my list.1. … Continue reading2017 New Year Plans for the 2002
Not much to update on the car. I’m enjoying the new paint job. I’m taking the car back to TJ for a few minor touch ups, specifically the headliner. The paint seems to be great and holding up great. I have used Meguiars no water … Continue readingChristmas Update!
So it’s been about 7 years since this exhaust has been on the car. It’s loud and aggressive. So now that the car has gotten painted the wife has now complained about it being too loud. I actually mentioned it years ago but maybe because … Continue readingNew Exhaust!
I’m pushing forward with finishing the car and the door seals were challenging but are pretty much done so I wanted to test fit the wheels since the were redrilled and painted just to get an idea of how they will look. Well I’m pretty … Continue readingBBS test fitting!
Another day and more parts are going onto the car! Lower side molding clips arrived at the dealer and I put those on today! The only things left to go back on the car are the hood and trunk emblems and the the front bumper … Continue readingAnother Day…more parts back on!!
Putting things back together still but here are a few pics of the current state of the car. The clips for lower side moldings gave come in from the dealer as well as the screws for the bumper shock covers. Once those things are done … Continue readingJust a few shots….