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    Unobtainium is a perfect term around here. I see...

    Unobtainium is a perfect term around here. I see it used constantly.
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    The new old stock would be iffy. The rubber...

    The new old stock would be iffy. The rubber diaphragm may be dried out and will leak on something that has been sitting on the shelf for 60 plus years. Might want to look into rebuilding what you...
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    It's the douh! moments that make the experience...

    It's the douh! moments that make the experience memorable.
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    In stock form, the axles are above the springs....

    In stock form, the axles are above the springs. To create a cheap lift, you can run the axle under the springs, but you have to cut off the spring perches, and weld them on the top of the axle. That...
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    Looks great!

    Looks great!
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    That will make a good read on the oil pressure...

    That will make a good read on the oil pressure gauges! Jake's getting right in there to help!
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    See if this video helps any. ...

    See if this video helps any.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPag0szK_PE
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    I did the same. There is a glass company down...

    I did the same. There is a glass company down the road, and they wanted $125 to cut and install the tempered glass. Sounded good to me. They couldn't use the rubber seal that I had purchased here,...
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    You have a valid point.

    You have a valid point.
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    Tractor supply carries 6 volt batteries all the...

    Tractor supply carries 6 volt batteries all the time for around $50, but they are good for about 20 minutes after the warranty runs out. Advanced Auto had one in stock, and I've had one for a couple...
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    I'd love to meet up with you two. In my opinion,...

    I'd love to meet up with you two. In my opinion, a M1 would do, but a sporterized 1917 or an 03.
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    Sometimes the mallet must come out. Being that...

    Sometimes the mallet must come out. Being that these were OEM gauges, and you purchased them from a reputable dealer, then a little stiffness could be expected. Glad that you made forward progress.
  13. Omix ADA is what most of the Willys world...

    Omix ADA is what most of the Willys world catalogues use. For the good parts, you have to go to a descent Napa, or anywhere where there is still a counter guy who at least remembers when Ronald...
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    Now I remember why I was good at fixing my old...

    Now I remember why I was good at fixing my old busted up mopar rads. One was twisted four inches rearward at the top left, with the upper nipple pushed through the front of the top tank. The lower...
  15. I concur that the brake lines are exceptional...

    I concur that the brake lines are exceptional through Kaiser's. The problems arise when I go the cheap route using the Crown master and wheel cylinders. The bleeder valves are 8MM, then the mount...
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    I'd love to go, but will be stuck here in the...

    I'd love to go, but will be stuck here in the salt mine. You could ride shotgun anytime!
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    Just shooting from the hip, but if the picture...

    Just shooting from the hip, but if the picture shows the right front, behind the radiator, then the battery tray for a CJ 2A through 3B would get you in the ballpark. Check with the folks over at...
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    No electricity needed here. I know he had a...

    No electricity needed here. I know he had a gauge on the engine on start up, but wasn't sure if it was the original gauge, or a new one, etc. There must be a link or restriction in the tube.
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    Often times, the harnesses would last a lifetime,...

    Often times, the harnesses would last a lifetime, unless the Jeep was subjected to salt. Sea salt or road salt from the Midwest, would deteriorate the harness. Good wire is expensive, but worth...
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    Here the 100% gas is $0.30 more a gallon. You...

    Here the 100% gas is $0.30 more a gallon. You can purchase additives that will reduces the effect of the alcohol in the fuel. Race gas does smell good, but at $5.00 a gallon, it will get expensive.
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    Yeah... That is a bit much for a radiator.

    Yeah... That is a bit much for a radiator.
  22. Thread: Towing cj2a

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    Welcome Starpacker73, As long as the diffs are...

    Welcome Starpacker73,
    As long as the diffs are full, and the transfer case is in neutral, everything will be ok. You can actually install lock out hubs to the rear axle, so then the drive line will...
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    A ground wire would be a good idea. I ran the...

    A ground wire would be a good idea. I ran the short wire to the sending unit, but also piggy backed a ground wire to the body. Another way to calibrate your fuel sender is to plug in the sender and...
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    The solenoid pictured is your problem for the...

    The solenoid pictured is your problem for the intermittent starting. They are fairly inexpensive piece to buy.
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    I won't share the story about working for my...

    I won't share the story about working for my buddy towing cars.... Three sheriff's deputies and half a dozen volunteer firefighters lost their lunch. Even the coroner went ewww. I do have too many...
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