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  1. Poll: The threads in the steering knuckle are stripped,,,

    Trying to rebuild the front of my cj3b and when I went to put the spindle back onto the steering knuckle one of the six bolts stripped out the threads in the housing. How hard is it to Helicoil? Or...
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    Where exactly are these seals located in the...

    Where exactly are these seals located in the axial? Time to replace mine and I don't see them.
  3. Can't find oil seals in front differential,

    Rebuilding the front axle on my 54 cj3b I've got the axles out and I'm trying to locate the inner oil seal. According to the book the service for the front axle is the same as the rear. I had no...
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    Wow bet we all learned something today. That kind...

    Wow bet we all learned something today. That kind of fixes all the problems right there. Thanks for the info man
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    sound good,,,, but was asked if I knew the parts...

    sound good,,,,
    but was asked if I knew the parts I was using were compatible with silicone fluids,,,,
    is that an issue with this older equipment?
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    If the silicone doesn't add to the survivability...

    If the silicone doesn't add to the survivability or corrosion resistance or anything else like that I agree. Thanks for your help that was a great read.
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    Which brake fluid do I choose?

    Restoring my 54 Willys Jeep. All new brake lines Master cylinder wheel cylinders everything. Four-wheel drum brakes so heat shouldn't be a problem. Just wondering since I have the opportunity to use...
  8. hahaha lol

    hahaha lol
  9. Look at these worn hanger bolts

    Both of them on the rear front or worn through the bronze bushings and through the first Leaf of the spring. That could have been ugly out on the road at highway speed. But I got it all fixed now...
  10. Got it I let it set overnight and got a bigger...

    Got it I let it set overnight and got a bigger Hammer that seemed to work.
  11. Thanks for the link. That does look like a...

    Thanks for the link. That does look like a healthy polar. I wish I could pull with three or four arms instead of just two. For now I'm going to try the patience soaking method wish me luck, thanks...
  12. Need help busting the flange off the end of my axle,,,

    I tried hitting it with a rosebud, beating with a hammer a three-quarter inch impact driver. to twist it down ,PB Blaster, it won't move,,,, the left rear came apart for me but the right rear just...
  13. Here's some pictures of the aluminum plating I...

    Here's some pictures of the aluminum plating I did. I did it top and bottom in the worst of places. Covering the steel with rust encapsulating paint. After getting it all sealed up I think I'll...
  14. Sound Advice guys thank you

    Sound Advice guys thank you
  15. I'm in no hurry one bolt at a time sounds good....

    I'm in no hurry one bolt at a time sounds good. But I think I will be hunting in it this year. Here are a couple of pictures that started the whole rebuild
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    If you had to choose between this air cleaner and...

    If you had to choose between this air cleaner and a factory K&N setup which way would you go?
  17. Thank you sir I'd say the Army was pretty smart...

    Thank you sir I'd say the Army was pretty smart about how they did things and I appreciate that now have a great day thanks for the help.
  18. Thanks for the info. I was a little discouraged...

    Thanks for the info. I was a little discouraged to hear they don't do good in snow. I usually hunt in my Jeep before the snow falls but I get caught in it sometimes.
  19. That is my current plan. I guess I was wondering...

    That is my current plan. I guess I was wondering about the steering column. I remember taking the body off that was kind of a tricky thing taking you off up and out an angle. How hard is it to...
  20. What's the best way to put one back together?

    I've got my 3B down to the frame doing a complete overhaul of the suspension axles motor body everything. So my question is to those that have done this before to what degree do you rebuild the frame...
  21. Tires,,, military style or aggressive mud and snow?

    Always wanted and like the military style dreads the non-directional. I see they have them in rounded shoulder and square shouldered. I've never run these types of tires but I got to figure the...
  22. Had my cj3b for 30 years, fixing to redo it for the second time

    Like I said I've had this old girl for a long time time to redo it put new seats in it I can't afford a new tub so I did some aluminum reinforcement on the floor panels. Here Is a couple of pictures.
  23. Just another new guy checking in to say hello

    I've had my 53 Willys cj3b for the last 30 years. It used to be my father-in-law's company rig, that he bought when he retired. I used it to get back and forth to work as a snow plow driver a couple...
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