Much of Day 1 was spent taking stuff off the Cherokee. The interior had already been gutted, but most everything else was still on the Jeep. Even on the first day, lots of jobs, big and small, were going on all at once. As Daniel Demonteverde replaced the leaking oil-pan gasket ... Jason Rivera swapped the stock rubber front brake lines for braided steel ... and Karl Armbrust (pictured) cut sheetmetal away from the area around the front leaf-spring hanger. This will be a key juncture for the rollcage, where rear and side bars tie into the suspension mounts.