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    I wiped out the distributor cap, cleaned all the...

    I wiped out the distributor cap, cleaned all the contacts and points. Engine runs better but noticed it seems to change when I reconnect the air filter. I have never cleaned the oil bath air filter...
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    Thank you all. I will keep you posted.

    Thank you all. I will keep you posted.
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    I will wipe out the cap and check the points...

    I will wipe out the cap and check the points tomorrow. The engine was running good when I shut it down prior to this problem emerging.
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    I am running the military waterproof wires. I am...

    I am running the military waterproof wires. I am not an electrical whiz so I may need an expanded explanation.
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    M38A1 Engine Runs Rough

    My engine Started running rough recently. Up until that time, the engine had run smooth and was easy to start. After sitting idle for about a week, it started right up but ran rough, like it needed...
  6. Thread: Condenser

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    Thank you both! The electrical system was...

    Thank you both! The electrical system was converted from 24 Volt to 12 Volt. I will test the current condenser and the older one I took out. I did purchase the KWAS rebuild kit mentioned and found...
  7. Thread: Condenser

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    Condenser

    Is there a way to test a condenser to make sure it is good? I am trying to resolve the starting problems with my M38A1. Other than physical fit in the
    distributor (original 24v waterproof type),...
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    Will do, thanks!

    Will do, thanks!
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    The vehicle came with an alternator and one...

    The vehicle came with an alternator and one battery connection. Generator is gone. Where would I find a 12 volt starter to fit my engine?
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    M38A1 Starter Motor

    My 1953 M38A1 was converted to 12 volt after it was surplussed out of the Corps of Engineers (exact time frame unknown.). I have been working on getting it started again and found that the starter...
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    Thank you all. I took my carb apart, cleaned it,...

    Thank you all. I took my carb apart, cleaned it, put it back together and mounted it yesterday. I will add the lead additive and install the new condenser as soon as I can. My vehicle was...
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    Thank you! It will be a week or two before I...

    Thank you! It will be a week or two before I have a chance to work on my jeep. FYI, I switched to premium gas on a recommendation from my cousin who restores cars also. Will keep you advised.
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    My M38A1 is hard to start

    I have had my M38A1 (1953) running over the past couple of years but it has been hard to start at times both while cold or hot. Since this vehicle is at my property, I only have a chance to run it...
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