We have frame we have motor and we dont know where to start

Tiny
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  • 1971 JEEP CJ5
  • V8
  • 4WD
  • MANUAL
  • 20,000 MILES
My fiancée recently bought a 1971 cj5 jeep. Hehas always loved jeeps and his dream was to rebuild a jeep. He bought a 1971 cj5 jeep. However, its a frame and a motor and we don't even know if the transmission is any good. We do not know where to start to rebuild this jeep. We have no dash lights no gas tank no brake lines gas lines etc. He has taken on three children that were mine and not his and has made our lives amazing. Please let me know where we should start to begin making his dream come true. Where do we shop what dow we look for?
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Sunday, December 15th, 2013 AT 7:55 PM

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Tiny
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ALLRIGHTY THEN

LETS'S USE THE "KAISER WILLYS SITE" AS A WISHBOOK

SOME STUFF MAY HAVE TO COME FROM THERE

I CAN SHOW YOU HOW TO FIND THE "SAME STUFF" AT LOWER PRICES....AND REMEMBER, EBAY IS ANOTHER POSSIBLE OUTLET

WITHOUT GETTING ALL LONG AND COMPLICATED....I'VE BEEN ANSWERING HERE SINCE 2009.....OVER 7000 ANSWERS.....THE CJs ARE MY FAVORITE FORUMS....I'VE ANSWERED NEARLY ALL OF THEM, SINCE I JOINED

I'LL ANSWER BACK ON THIS THREAD AS LONG AS YOU KEEP RESPONDING!

CLICK ON ME FOR MORE INFO

I'VE DONE MEGA STUFF WITH CJs--I KNOW 'EM PRETTY GOOD.THIS IS MY "WILLYS" PROJECT OF 20 YEARS AGO...I WAS 27...SEE MY LINK

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/1999-jeep-grand-cherokee-having-oil-leak-on

LEMME KNOW IF I CAN AID YOU MORE

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Sunday, December 15th, 2013 AT 9:08 PM
Tiny
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Do you only have a frame and engine? No body?
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Monday, December 16th, 2013 AT 5:20 AM
Tiny
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We have a body. Thank y'all for your help! My main problem is getting an inventory list together and diagrams. He has worked on vehicles but has never basically put one together from scratch. We have transmission and motor runs. We are not sure the transmission works. The body is in good shape. There is no dash meters, head lights, parking lights, reverse lights the carb isn't in good shape we want this road and off road durable. We want a beast so to speak.
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Monday, December 16th, 2013 AT 5:29 AM
Tiny
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IT'S REALLY PRETTY SIMPLE

IN LESS THAN 5 MINUTES YOU COULD BE ROADWORTHY.

BEST-US THING TO DO IS START OUT CLEANING/ SANDBLASTING THE FRAME. PRIMING AND PAINT. ANY WELDING OR FIXES

REPLACE/ REPACK BEARINGS AND NEW SEALS IN THE AXLES AS WELL AS SEALS AND SUCH ON THE TRANNY AND TRANSFER CASE

THIS WOULD BE A GREAT TIME TO INSTALL A CLUTCH AND REPLACE UNIVERSAL JOINTS

THEN THE BRAKES. WHILE IT'S LIGHTWEIGHT AND EZ TO GET TO. ALSO KEEPS YOU FROM MESSING UP BODY AND PAINT LATER

.I RECKON YOU SAW MY "WILLY" PICS IN THE 1ST LINK I SENT?

WANT MORE RIGHT NOW?

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Monday, December 16th, 2013 AT 5:04 PM
Tiny
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Thank y'all for your help. I will definitely have more questions I am sure. The frame on your pictures looks almost exactly like the frame we have. Those are some awesome jeeps!
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Monday, December 16th, 2013 AT 6:16 PM
Tiny
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KEEP SHOOTIN'

WE DON'T DUCK YOUR QUESTIONS

AS LONG AS YOU RESPOND BACK TO THIS THREAD, WE GET NOTIFIED, IF YOU SHOULD SUBMIT A WHOLE NEW QUESTION, IT'S UP FOR GRABS BY THE WHOLE BUNCH (AS THIS ONE WAS). WE MAY MISS OUT ON SEEING IT

WAITIN' FOR YOU. WHENEVER!

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Monday, December 16th, 2013 AT 6:47 PM
Tiny
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IF YOU DON'T DO NOTHIN' ELSE.......INSURE YOU CLICK ON/ READ THE LAST LINK I POSTED ON FEBRUARY 10, 2013 IN THIS POST

http://www.2carpros.com/questions/1970-jeep-cj5-bought-this-old-replaced-radiator-fuel-pump-battery-fan-one

LEMME KNOW IF IT'S NOT THE MOST-US HELPFUL-EST THING YOU HAVE RECEIVED FROM US THUS FAR!

SEND US SOME PICS OF WHAT YOU HAVE DRAGGED INTO OUR GARAGE SO THAT WE CAN SEE HOW PROGRESSION GOES.....I'VE BEEN HERE SINCE 2009.....I STILL GET UPDATES, OR EVEN FURTHER QUESTIONS FROM FOLKS I'VE HELPED IN THE PAST.

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Monday, December 16th, 2013 AT 7:19 PM
Tiny
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ANY UPDATES?

WE LIKE HEARING THEM!

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