Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by Jay18 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:27 pm

Looking good mate..
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by ScottieJ » Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:36 pm

mike harris wrote:Looking good mate :)
Jay18 wrote:Looking good mate..
Cheers guys :thumbup: can't wait to get more gas and get it finished, not much to do to get it on the road after this, we'll might need to throw another 1.6 in as the one in it is a bit of a :smokin:
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by Jordi » Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:08 pm

Nice work on the repair bud, looks real tidy.
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by turbo-tom » Sun Sep 08, 2013 9:54 pm

wow very nice job matey. :thumbup:
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by ScottieJ » Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:10 pm

Well hopefully it will be when it's finished :mrgreen: cheers guys.
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by OllieSJ » Sun Sep 08, 2013 10:17 pm

very nice and slightly jealous
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by gp7186 » Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:30 pm

Very tidy work a bit of filler and a coat of paint and you would never know
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by ScottieJ » Sun Sep 22, 2013 7:02 pm

Cheers guys. All it needs is the filler and paint now!

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Unfortunately we also just found quite a bit of rot hiding on one of the sills....so much for a rust free sj :lol: nice and easy fix though :thumbup:
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by ScottieJ » Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:33 pm

Time to get rid of every bit of rust I can find! My fathers also bought some fibreglass arches for it so we are getting rid of te original arch mounts and using rivnuts in the wings to mount them.

Also got some sill repair panels folded up so it should be a quick job, there's only one small bit of the inner will that needs repairing :thumbup: think it's the most rot free Sj I've worked :lol:

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Also going to try and get some replica gypsy king stickers made for the drive side and tailgate
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Re: Ralph's 1997 Maruti gypsy king

Post by ScottieJ » Sun Feb 23, 2014 5:35 pm

My last day in the workshop before my knee operation but I now have a nice 5.5kva generator so can weld again, shame I won't be back in there for at least 5-6 weeks :thumbdown:

Got to work on the n/s sill, the inner sill is done, just need to clean up the rest of the surface rust in there and give it a lick of pair before welding on the outer sill.
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Also cut out the bad rust on the arch, luckily I have some good wings that are getting the virtual lift treatment on my LWB so can use the sections I'm cutting out for repair panels.
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