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  1. On your way now Mark! Are you going to cut the...

    On your way now Mark! Are you going to cut the existing seat or put in an insert?
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    Wow tenths scale! Now that's a nice temp gun. I...

    Wow tenths scale! Now that's a nice temp gun. I am happy if it reads within plus or minus a couple of degrees.
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    Perfect now you know! Those things work amazingly...

    Perfect now you know! Those things work amazingly well. I thought they were a gimmick or a guess at best. Then I rested a few against boiling water. The one I have is very accurate.
  4. Thread: Axle condition

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    Ahhh I see, the spot. If the Race and Ball...

    Ahhh I see, the spot. If the Race and Ball assembly are in good shape, you can salvage that by using a wear sleeve. You will need to "create" a suitable installation tool.
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  5. Thread: Axle condition

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    It would be best to tear them down and inspect...

    It would be best to tear them down and inspect them for wear. If you see any wear (well polished is OK) replace them. There is some excellent instruction on tear down and inspection in the Universal...
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    Well a good time to catch it TJ!

    Well a good time to catch it TJ!
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    Hahaha! A classic, what did he say?

    Hahaha! A classic, what did he say?
  8. Mark here is a link to a fellow on the CJ2 page....

    Mark here is a link to a fellow on the CJ2 page. He did a good job here. This is a L head but your exhaust will be the same.
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  9. Mark how far you go with it really depends on...

    Mark how far you go with it really depends on what you want out of it, how long you wan it to last, and how much you want to spend, in no particular order. If you are going to keep it and you want it...
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    In the 1980's and 90's I participated in many...

    In the 1980's and 90's I participated in many videos and manuals full of pictures and process. I would completely rebuild products while the video team taped. Then they would edit this (without my...
  11. Every now and then gm! It sounds like Grampa had...

    Every now and then gm! It sounds like Grampa had plenty of smarts to know if the compression was still there in three cylinders, and the cylinder was still in good shape, why not. Back in the day...
  12. No such thing as a dumb question, and I will tell...

    No such thing as a dumb question, and I will tell you I have read stories. I have read of a person who was going to do one valve in an assembled engine. There are tools out there to do it. I would...
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    We cannot have a question remain unanswered! Now...

    We cannot have a question remain unanswered! Now I get it... you have to paint the picture for me sometimes.

    You are going to create drag and apply torque via the pinion nut.
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    Jeff you are missing something. He is looking for...

    Jeff you are missing something. He is looking for a pattern so you need the gear set to turn but under a solid load so the contact pattern is visible and starts to give an indication of contact. We...
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    Sweet looking ride! The tops are expensive no...

    Sweet looking ride! The tops are expensive no matter what you try. I am hunting for a way to put a "Sun Shade" over my bald head and that's it. Even a Bimini fab up is costly if there is no roll bar.
  16. I don't think you will find a machine shop that...

    I don't think you will find a machine shop that is going to fix just one. Its off to the shop for a valve job. I would agree with gm, a new set of hardened seats and some stainless valves and new...
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    TJ if the brake was on and there was enough heat...

    TJ if the brake was on and there was enough heat to get to the seal, you would have known. That would be red hot. It can and does happen, but it usually is accompanied by fire or at least a lot of...
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    Jeff I have used both ways. A nylon wedge or the...

    Jeff I have used both ways. A nylon wedge or the brakes if they are there. The brakes will apply a sufficient load easily. Typically I have used a Nylon wedge. I will say if you can use them, the...
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    1. Are shims typically standard thicknesses like...

    1. Are shims typically standard thicknesses like 3 thou, 7 thou, 10 thou, 15 thou etc. ? Yes typicly you get them in .005 increments. They are available in .001 increments however, if you are able to...
  20. Thread: 1953 cj3b

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    Nice Jeep joey! Love the blue. Great resto there...

    Nice Jeep joey! Love the blue. Great resto there for sure.
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    Nice picture Larry! I think you can get arrested...

    Nice picture Larry! I think you can get arrested for that.
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    Guessing is the only thing you can do until you...

    Guessing is the only thing you can do until you compare it to a good reading. They all seem to have a mind of their own. Odds are its around 160. The chepo point and read infared thermometers from...
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    I am thinking TJ is on to it. It sounds like the...

    I am thinking TJ is on to it. It sounds like the clutch might be gone.
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    I have this set and it will drill frame rails. It...

    I have this set and it will drill frame rails. It is a shallow drill however, and costly.
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    Moose, more pictures of that nice little red jeep!

    Moose, more pictures of that nice little red jeep!
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