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Old 2nd February 2010, 11:45   #31
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You serious? Its a Jeep.


tell me about it. After seeing the scratches in my Jeep, I am really wondering if I should even bother repainting it!!! But, with such a restored beauty in hands, maybe SYJ can but another Jeep & scratch her all up
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Old 2nd February 2010, 11:49   #32
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One of the most desirables of machines that i've seen on the net.

The colour goes very well with the overall job and attention to detail is commendable. I can almost imagine the envious glances of many whenever you must be taking it out in town. My wishes for all your future drives...

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Thats exactly i decided to go for matte black, cheap paint and easy to touch up.
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Old 2nd February 2010, 11:56   #34
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with such a restored beauty in hands
Yeah take it to malls and climb the parking slots in Low.

Jeeps are restored so that they can be taken off road again. And not the other way.
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PLZ dont scratch it anywhere.
Eh? is that possible with a Jeep? Searching on Google now!

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Here you go! Some recent pix.
JD lovely pics. Thats the most shiny jeep I have see on this forum. Period.

Hope mother nature is not too cruel to your Classic when you go offroad.

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Yeah take it to malls and climb the parking slots in Low.

Jeeps are restored so that they can be taken off road again. And not the other way.
Nice one!
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Yeah take it to malls and climb the parking slots in Low.


Yes, prioritywise off road comes first, the shine later...

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Actually i'm working on a project to make a system to prevent scratches. Something like a disposable car bra, but much much much cheaper.
Let's see...
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what an awesome looking jeep, very neatly restored with good attention to detail .

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Actually i'm working on a project to make a system to prevent scratches.
Why?? In the 5 years I have owned the Classic, I have treasured the scratches. Scratches lend character
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Very clean and neat job. The rebuild started a year ago, When did it complete?

More details please.
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Why?? In the 5 years I have owned the Classic, I have treasured the scratches. Scratches lend character
It's more to make it easier to clean the mud off the car then to prevent the scratches. The thin cellophane will anyways get penetrated by the thorns. However, once the OTR has been done and it's time to clean the muck splatters, that's when this will work. Just peel away.
Anyways, this is still in the thought process, too far away from reality as yet...
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Yeah take it to malls and climb the parking slots in Low. Jeeps are restored so that they can be taken off road again. And not the other way.
Nice way of putting it... but to each, his own. If SYJ doesnt want to scratch it all up, its his own...

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Why?? In the 5 years I have owned the Classic, I have treasured the scratches. Scratches lend character
Me too... but not 5 years, only a few months.

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It's more to make it easier to clean the mud off the car then to prevent the scratches. The thin cellophane will anyways get penetrated by the thorns. However, once the OTR has been done and it's time to clean the muck splatters, that's when this will work. Just peel away.
Anyways, this is still in the thought process, too far away from reality as yet...
Tejas, I too have had the same idea, but a different material. I will mail you directly and see the feasibility of it.
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One of the best restoration jobs i have seen in the recent months! So how is she performing now? Planning to take her for proper offroading?
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Agree with Jaggu
Its infact one of the best restoration job that I've seen so far!!!
Congrats buddy!!!
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+1 there is no doubt abt that.
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Superb rebuild, looks as if it brand new from the factory.
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