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Old 04/06/2006, 12:25 PM   #1
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Talking Coolest Modification

Thought we should start a new thread on the coolest modification you have done to your GT/CS or HCS??

The first one that comes to my mind is adding the tach where the clock is typically located. We did not have a clock originally in our car and we wanted a tach, and we wanted the tach to look like it belonged. Therefore, we added the Jeep CJ tach to our instrument panel and love the way is looks and works. I have attached a couple of pictures.

So, lets here it... What was your coolest modification??

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Old 04/06/2006, 01:17 PM   #2
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My valve covers have my initals on them....
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Old 04/06/2006, 02:38 PM   #3
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My son would assure you it is the Boom Stereo, as he calls it. Alpine deck, Rockford Fosgate amp and RF speakers throughout, crystal clear classic rock as loud as you want it and I don't care how ugly the speakers in the back deck look or the bass speakers in the trunk next to the amp. It makes my cruising around that much more fun as I like my music. If I ever get real serious about a restoration and go back to all original it will fit just nice as nice in the Jeep and then I will actually be able to hear the stereo while in the Jeep.

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Old 04/06/2006, 03:20 PM   #4
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Even though it's not finished yet, for me it would have to be replacing the 390 with a 428 CJ. I am taking plenty of pictures and will post once everything comes together. It's really starting to kill me walking into the garage and seeing the block, heads and other assorted parts sitting on the garage floor. Not to mention the parts I've got stored under the bed in each bedroom. Now that warmer weather is finally getting here it's almost time to start. Picked-up the fuel pump, head stud kit, master cylinder and brake plumbing kit for it today from Jeg's. Can't wait to get this puppy on the road.

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Old 04/06/2006, 05:13 PM   #5
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I would have to second the tach thing. I added the one that looks a little more original (guy sells them on Ebay from Australia).

or.........

the day I bohght my 68 Cobra Jet fastback.

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Old 04/06/2006, 06:42 PM   #6
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Shelby 10 spoke wheels, White face guages, custom wood steering wheel, Cobra Valve covers, USA 6 stereo head unit and accompanying 6 disc CD changer, and best of all? Internal engine performance tweeking nobody can see
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Old 04/06/2006, 09:21 PM   #7
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Holley 174 supercharger & CJ-type hood scoop.
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HP numbers are good and all, but they're like asking someone how much they can bench. What difference does it make, if I can still kick your ass.
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Old 04/07/2006, 06:58 AM   #8
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I’d have to say my favorite modification is my umbrella!

As you can see, my lovely wife likes it as well!
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Old 04/07/2006, 07:20 AM   #9
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Love that paint job Brian B and the suit!! For those of you that don't know Brian B, the guy in the suit is much better looking!!!

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Old 04/07/2006, 08:53 AM   #10
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For those of you that don't know Brian B, the guy in the suit is much better looking!!!

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Ouch! That hurts because that's what my real wife said too!

I do love the suit though!
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Old 04/07/2006, 09:44 AM   #11
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Holley 174 supercharger & CJ-type hood scoop.
So far I vote you the winner with the coolest mod. For being such a blue kind of a guy, every time I see your white car with the hood scoop...

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Old 04/07/2006, 10:34 AM   #12
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Thanks Cory. I kinda like it myself

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HP numbers are good and all, but they're like asking someone how much they can bench. What difference does it make, if I can still kick your ass.
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Old 04/07/2006, 04:29 PM   #13
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Id have to say my favorite modification is my umbrella!

As you can see, my lovely wife likes it as well!
Where are the boots? How can you where a cowboy hat and sit in a saddle with no boots??

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Old 04/07/2006, 08:34 PM   #14
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competiton or Info?

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Thanks Cory. I kinda like it myself
Crew , if this is a competition then Joe wins hands down -

but its a great thread for creating ideas for others. keep them coming , some of us need inspiration.

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Old 04/07/2006, 08:59 PM   #15
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Crew , if this is a competition then Joe wins hands down -

but its a great thread for creating ideas for others. keep them coming , some of us need inspiration.
I don't know. That "little modification" from a J code to an R code is right up there, if you ask me.

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