1966 Thriftside J 3000

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66stepside
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Re: 1966 Thriftside J 3000

Postby 66stepside » Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:25 am

jaber wrote:My wife- "I want the red one, can I have it???"
Another great find...


Haha, thanks!

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1966 J3000, 401, T-18, Dana 300
1962 Jeep J-200, 4.0, AW4, DANA 300 Father/Son Project
1967 Yellow 1414D Sold
1967 White Basket Case 1414D
1968 White 1414D

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Re: 1966 Thriftside J 3000

Postby mud89 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:28 am

Good catch once again
Early 65 V8 rig, plain jane except for the powertrain : no "custom cab" option , no chromed bumper or grille
Five digits serial number beginning by "5"
Interior ?
J10s, early waggy, CJ7, ZJ 5.9

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Re: 1966 Thriftside J 3000

Postby twisted frame » Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:44 pm

Cool rig! The front valance looks absolutely beautiful. I'm jealous.

In case you have time to post some more photos, I'd also like to see the interior, especially the floor treatment if it still has the factory mat/rubberized floor material.
73 J4000. 360, Motorcraft 2100, T18A, D20, stock closed knuckle Dana 44 front, 60-2 rear. Warn Lock-O-Matics, Warn/Belleview electric winch, true duals with glasspacks, big, funky old school front diff skid plate.

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Re: 1966 Thriftside J 3000

Postby 66stepside » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:29 pm

mud89 wrote:Good catch once again
Early 65 V8 rig, plain jane except for the powertrain : no "custom cab" option , no chromed bumper or grille
Five digits serial number beginning by "5"
Interior ?


Haha, you’re good .

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Amber Poly Interior. Completely shot. Someone from Sandpoint skillfully took the firewall tags for paint and trim codes without the owner seeing it.
1966 J3000, 401, T-18, Dana 300
1962 Jeep J-200, 4.0, AW4, DANA 300 Father/Son Project
1967 Yellow 1414D Sold
1967 White Basket Case 1414D
1968 White 1414D

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Re: 1966 Thriftside J 3000

Postby 66stepside » Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:32 pm

twisted frame wrote:Cool rig! The front valance looks absolutely beautiful. I'm jealous.

In case you have time to post some more photos, I'd also like to see the interior, especially the floor treatment if it still has the factory mat/rubberized floor material.



Be prepared to spew the beverage you’re drinking onto your computer/phone screen. It’s rough.

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Aside from no title, the PO used it as a parts truck- mostly misc. things and engine components.

I needed it for the front clip, badging and misc interior pieces.
1966 J3000, 401, T-18, Dana 300
1962 Jeep J-200, 4.0, AW4, DANA 300 Father/Son Project
1967 Yellow 1414D Sold
1967 White Basket Case 1414D
1968 White 1414D

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Re: 1966 Thriftside J 3000

Postby mud89 » Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:16 pm

Thanks for the plate, early one, 70th with the 7000lbs GVW, speedo has been replaced
By the way, i recently bought some old ones too : a wagoneer and a gladiator
J10s, early waggy, CJ7, ZJ 5.9

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Re: 1966 Thriftside J 3000

Postby twisted frame » Wed Apr 18, 2018 8:29 pm

You obtained another set of those transfer case indicator lights! That's choice.
73 J4000. 360, Motorcraft 2100, T18A, D20, stock closed knuckle Dana 44 front, 60-2 rear. Warn Lock-O-Matics, Warn/Belleview electric winch, true duals with glasspacks, big, funky old school front diff skid plate.

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Re: 1966 Thriftside J 3000

Postby 66stepside » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:08 am

mud89 wrote:Thanks for the plate, early one, 70th with the 7000lbs GVW, speedo has been replaced
By the way, i recently bought some old ones too : a wagoneer and a gladiator


That 7k rating has it sitting 1/2 way in between my lifted 66 and my son’s stock ride height 62.

I hope you’ll be posting pics of your purchases soon!
1966 J3000, 401, T-18, Dana 300
1962 Jeep J-200, 4.0, AW4, DANA 300 Father/Son Project
1967 Yellow 1414D Sold
1967 White Basket Case 1414D
1968 White 1414D

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Re: 1966 Thriftside J 3000

Postby 66stepside » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:13 am

twisted frame wrote:You obtained another set of those transfer case indicator lights! That's choice.


Haha, yeah, the early versions. The wiring harness for them is in tact, that is pretty uncommon in the early rigs.

This truck was a local farm use only, so it literally sat for extended periods of time in the barn and was only put outside for the last 10, or so years. I find it weird that the front clip, bed and tailgate survived in decent condition, but the cab is so rusted through. I guess the years of muddy farm boots in the cab took it’s toll.
1966 J3000, 401, T-18, Dana 300
1962 Jeep J-200, 4.0, AW4, DANA 300 Father/Son Project
1967 Yellow 1414D Sold
1967 White Basket Case 1414D
1968 White 1414D


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