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8. We took a trip to the local Ukiah Jeep dealership to purchase a bunch of miscellaneous parts we needed to complete the conversion. This became a sore subject with the Bossman back home as our expenses for the project started piling up fast. Here you can see the OE cabin vent typically found on the rear cargo door of newer TJs (in '97, TJs didn't come with one). To the left is a new plastic factory fuel-filler bezel (Teal's was cracked). Little items like this can break the budget on a project, especially when you're not considering them from the very start. Had we given ourselves more time on this project, we might have sourced these parts used from a local wrecking yard for a lot less money.

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