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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #45 on: November 24, 2013, 09:17:00 pm »
Tore down the engine this weekend. After a thorough inspection it looks like the odometer was actually true... this Commando has less than 15K original miles on it!!  ;D





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1967 Jeepster Commando Pick Up - work in progress
2000 TJ - trail rig (ample lift, 35" MTZs, 8.8 rear, 4.88 gears, 12 different soft tops)
2012 Ram 2500HD Crew Cab - tow rig
2015 Cherokee - grocery getter
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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #46 on: April 20, 2014, 07:42:27 am »
Well, after almost 2 years the body shop is finally done! I finally picked it up and took back down to the my friend's garage where we will start putting it all back together. Here's a few pictures:











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1967 Jeepster Commando Pick Up - work in progress
2000 TJ - trail rig (ample lift, 35" MTZs, 8.8 rear, 4.88 gears, 12 different soft tops)
2012 Ram 2500HD Crew Cab - tow rig
2015 Cherokee - grocery getter
Trailer - to tow my Jeeps around

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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #47 on: April 21, 2014, 09:20:33 pm »
:drool:  that's awesome.
04 TJ, bastard lift, 33's, winch, bumpers, dents and scratches and it's not even paid for yet!  Paul Wilks.

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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #48 on: April 24, 2014, 06:06:26 pm »
That's a sweet ride -

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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #49 on: April 09, 2015, 07:44:53 am »
Found a guy who actually reproduced my VIN plate for me.

Here is the original and the reproduction:

Colli Leighton
1967 Jeepster Commando Pick Up - work in progress
2000 TJ - trail rig (ample lift, 35" MTZs, 8.8 rear, 4.88 gears, 12 different soft tops)
2012 Ram 2500HD Crew Cab - tow rig
2015 Cherokee - grocery getter
Trailer - to tow my Jeeps around

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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #50 on: April 10, 2015, 11:34:49 pm »
Looks good. Dave at ECS?
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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #51 on: April 13, 2015, 10:39:29 am »
Nope. It's a place called Nostalgic Reflections:

http://www.nostalgicreflections.com/

He's doing a paint trim tag for me too!
Colli Leighton
1967 Jeepster Commando Pick Up - work in progress
2000 TJ - trail rig (ample lift, 35" MTZs, 8.8 rear, 4.88 gears, 12 different soft tops)
2012 Ram 2500HD Crew Cab - tow rig
2015 Cherokee - grocery getter
Trailer - to tow my Jeeps around

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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #52 on: July 30, 2015, 07:10:47 am »
Progress. Got the engine in. It's getting close to being done now:







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1967 Jeepster Commando Pick Up - work in progress
2000 TJ - trail rig (ample lift, 35" MTZs, 8.8 rear, 4.88 gears, 12 different soft tops)
2012 Ram 2500HD Crew Cab - tow rig
2015 Cherokee - grocery getter
Trailer - to tow my Jeeps around

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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #53 on: September 14, 2015, 08:11:30 pm »
Interior is just about done and it's very RED!!!!! I know it's a little obnoxious, but that's what I was going for:



Also... we fired up the engine for the first time this week!! It purrs like a kitten!!! Shouldn't be long now!  :D
Colli Leighton
1967 Jeepster Commando Pick Up - work in progress
2000 TJ - trail rig (ample lift, 35" MTZs, 8.8 rear, 4.88 gears, 12 different soft tops)
2012 Ram 2500HD Crew Cab - tow rig
2015 Cherokee - grocery getter
Trailer - to tow my Jeeps around

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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #54 on: October 07, 2015, 10:17:34 pm »
That's GORGEOUS!!
04 TJ, bastard lift, 33's, winch, bumpers, dents and scratches and it's not even paid for yet!  Paul Wilks.

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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #55 on: October 18, 2015, 06:26:26 pm »
Finally finished!


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1967 Jeepster Commando Pick Up - work in progress
2000 TJ - trail rig (ample lift, 35" MTZs, 8.8 rear, 4.88 gears, 12 different soft tops)
2012 Ram 2500HD Crew Cab - tow rig
2015 Cherokee - grocery getter
Trailer - to tow my Jeeps around

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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #56 on: October 23, 2015, 10:03:54 pm »
THAT IS AWESOME! 
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Re: Colli Goes Commando
« Reply #57 on: October 30, 2015, 08:21:36 pm »
Colli, that looks GREAT!  4 years in the making, congratulations!
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