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    Well at least we know where that compression was...

    Well at least we know where that compression was going!
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    I would try a different vendor. They definitely...

    I would try a different vendor. They definitely need to fit tight. It is the press fit collapsing the bushings, that makes them need to be reamed in the first place. I have also read about the same...
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    The only "filter" is the screen in the bottom of...

    The only "filter" is the screen in the bottom of the glass bowl on the fuel pump. Most added a filter right at the carburetor. KW has the period correct NOS filters that a lot of dealers and owners...
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    Aren't you dying to jump in and roll down the...

    Aren't you dying to jump in and roll down the road?! I love the way the rear wheels are all the way back. A very unique look.
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    After 4 pumps 75# cold is not surprising on a...

    After 4 pumps 75# cold is not surprising on a cold or cool motor. 65# is low and that 55# number might just miss once and a while. If you had it warm, a little closer to at least 90# min would have...
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    It is forever preserved in the Tech Library. ...

    It is forever preserved in the Tech Library.

    https://willysjeepforum.kaiserwillys.com/showthread.php?1820-Start-up-Best-Practices
  7. Thread: 1945 mb

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    Lone Rider, love that name, it sounds like you...

    Lone Rider, love that name, it sounds like you have a very nice representation of the last of the MB's. I would say someone did something to the motor. The casting number is correct for the early...
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    You are getting busy now! Don't ya love it when...

    You are getting busy now! Don't ya love it when the parts come in.
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    A loaded question there. The effort to turn the...

    A loaded question there. The effort to turn the wheel is going to be more of a factor of the weight of the vehicle.These things are fairly light. They are manual steering and it takes a bit of effort...
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    You really have something there Steve! The best...

    You really have something there Steve! The best vehicles to restore come from the "Sun Belt" here in the USA. A California car is what everyone is looking for. The sun states are the best for old...
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    Yes the original military engines used the rope...

    Yes the original military engines used the rope seal for sometime. The service manual only refers to the change as "on early L134 engines a wick type seal was used", "on later L134 engines a steel...
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    Be sure you measure the crankshaft surface. If...

    Be sure you measure the crankshaft surface. If the crankshaft diameter at the seal is not correct, no rubber seal will work. I did read a while ago about "cheap" rear main seals having a wide lip and...
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    jw, if you are confident in the condition of the...

    jw, if you are confident in the condition of the cap, rotor, points, coil, plugs and wires the next step is compression. Assuming the carburetor is ruled out as a problem, warm it up first and follow...
  14. Thread: Horn Rebuild

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    I am not sure how the wire runs on those VT. On...

    I am not sure how the wire runs on those VT. On the CJ's with the Ross box, the wire runs all the way through the middle of the box and comes out the bottom.

    Well I hope you heal up fast VT, these...
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    You always must have a project for another day!

    You always must have a project for another day!
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    Welcome Jeff, its in great shape! Those look like...

    Welcome Jeff, its in great shape! Those look like the original Warn hub locks on there. lets see more pictures of it.
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    Definitely something wrong. This is from a prior...

    Definitely something wrong. This is from a prior post I wrote. They were having similar trouble with the rope seal.

    "With a rope seal the crankshaft (no rods or pistons hooked up) should turn...
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    It certainly looked and sounded like a good idea....

    It certainly looked and sounded like a good idea. Bed liner is tough and goes on thick. I kinda wonder what went wrong?
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    Nice party Larry! That brown CJ is set up to go a...

    Nice party Larry! That brown CJ is set up to go a lot of places.
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    This stuff works very well. ...

    This stuff works very well.

    https://plastidip.com/our-products/plasti-dip/ I have used it on everything from eye glass stems around the ears, to tool handles.

    I use their liquid tape in marine...
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    Nice find! Questions are the most fun, and an...

    Nice find! Questions are the most fun, and an important part of the restore. Everyone on this forum will help if they can.
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    Nice job young man! Gotta love that.

    Nice job young man! Gotta love that.
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    That is an ominous warning jb! I can't wait to...

    That is an ominous warning jb! I can't wait to watch the next episode.
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    Nice!! I would like a bottle of that. A great...

    Nice!! I would like a bottle of that. A great year indeed!
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    There are a few gear vendors out there. The extra...

    There are a few gear vendors out there. The extra at KW goes into the no questions asked returns. You really don't have to worry about what you buy from them. No matter what, they will take it back....
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