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mjahrens Tue Aug 30, 2016 3:05 pm

Runs good for the most part, good tranny. Wiring is a mess!

jmiket Thu Sep 08, 2016 9:58 am

Hi folks!

I am new to the forum, but I have been a proud Thing owner since 2004 or so.

Here is my '74. It currently lives in South Carolina (far away from my home in Brooklyn) but I still get to drive it a few times each year.



74superTN Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:03 pm


dhp60 Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:33 pm




74superTN Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:34 am

Suspension specs?

dhp60 wrote:


dhp60 Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:55 pm

2" narrowed beam with adjusters and drop disk spindles. also running monroe air shocks for little bit of help when i have more people in it. rear is adj spring plates and lots of cutting and clearancing.

atomiczen Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:53 am


tonesez Sun Apr 16, 2017 8:45 pm

My '73, ain't no Thing but a CHKN WNG




dhp60 Mon Jun 05, 2017 7:29 pm


at a local cars and coffee saturday.

alvaroav Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:41 am




HUGO bOSS Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:32 pm

My 1978 after 5 years of restoration at home...



https://scontent.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/18768185_1...e=599D8C55



Was ready at 00:30 in the same day of this event...

lowbug.net Fri Aug 04, 2017 2:08 pm

;)

finally on the road ...



http://www.north-cape-scraper.com/der-scraper/diverses/allgemeine-details/er-faehrt-1.html

YDBD Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:59 am

Posting some pics of my '73 military edition Thing that I bought in Germany in '95, drove to Ancona, Italy, ferried it to Cesme, Turkey then drove to Incirlik, Turkey. Shipped it to Okinawa, Japan and repainted it there. Sold it to an Okinawan in '99 and then it faded away...

Here is a video of it going from camo to white:
https://youtu.be/ANQBWpNYMWc






HUGO bOSS Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:47 am

YDBD wrote:




Great car! :)
Fantastic journey that you have with him...
Strange place to have the mirror... :roll:

YDBD Thu Aug 10, 2017 10:24 am

Thanks, miss it everyonce in awhile...

The mirror was mounted there for when I had the doors off....so here's that pic:


HUGO bOSS Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:26 pm

YDBD wrote: Thanks, miss it everyonce in awhile...

The mirror was mounted there for when I had the doors off....so here's that pic:



Oh, ok! :) Make sense... Was more easily there than on the place were they were after 1974...

You miss the trace of the car?

KD90815 Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:27 pm

I joined the Thing club on Saturday. She has a 2056 motor and rancho trans with a close ratio Gene Berg shifter....What a fun car to drive! This car doesn't need anything, the previous owner really upgraded this car nicely and took great care if it. My only upgrades will be to install a smaller steering wheel and maybe retractable 3-point belts(lots info about that in the 181 forum).

rafael1068 Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:36 pm


perello Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:37 am

Couldnt resist




74superTN Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:35 am

My love....it's a 73...narrowed 2'' beam and 2'' drop spindles



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