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    Cylinder heads for L-134 engines are the subject...

    Cylinder heads for L-134 engines are the subject of much myth and legend.

    If you Google "L-134 Cylinder Head", pretty soon you will be in information overload.

    The "Kaiser Supersonic" head gave...
  2. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    Yep - the pillow picture is kind of your...

    Yep - the pillow picture is kind of your man-card.

    I like the color!
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    It was a West Tennessee term as well. If you...

    It was a West Tennessee term as well.

    If you modified it a bit to "Well, I'll be dipped in doody" you usually missed a whack from Momma, you just got glared at and told to "Watch your mouth young...
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    "Your Willys needs a name." Like most of our...

    "Your Willys needs a name."

    Like most of our Jeeps it probably does have a name, but if we used it here Miss Amy would be on us like a settin' hen on a stray cat.
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    1963 4WD Truck - Nice!

    Even with all of the issues that you describe - that is one good looking truck.

    Most of the serial number lists tie back to this master list:
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    Close Serial Number

    I was looking at some other stuff yesterday and in the KWAS Jeep Hunters Field Guide, lower left corner page 28 - the serial plate they use as an example is MC 70424, not too far off from 70999. ...
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    Ham's '48 - Movin' Right Along

    Things are going almost too smoothly for a change.

    After a flurry of things that needed to be looked at or worked on, the truck has settled down to a point that seems eerie. The differential vent...
  8. Thread: New guy here

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    Will get more oil today and fill it up. If you...

    Will get more oil today and fill it up.

    If you only got a pint or so from each side, it was really low. Don't be surprised if it throws oil out of seals once you get it filled to the correct (tip...
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    All L-134's Are Not "Alike"

    The M38 was based off the CJ-3A which was an improvement of the original CJ-2A.

    Both used the basic L-134 (flathead) engine. But - the M38 had accessories that would be different. The ignition...
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    Trucks, Wagons and Jeepsters

    This is kind of like going to the Animal Shelter and looking at the kittens. You want to take them all home with you.

    Oh, by the way, look at the u-joint in the Jeepster - same as the '48 2WD...
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    Jiaxing Golden Roc Tools

    "Jiaxing Golden Roc Tools Company, the original manufacturer, determined that the jack standsí defect was due to the aging of production tooling."


    I guess if you need a reason - that is as good...
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    Lucked Out

    With Jeeps, as with most of life's technical endeavors, pure dern blind luck usually overcomes skill, cunning and forethought!

    Carry ON! You've got a good one going!
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    1951 2 WD Truck

    The 2 WD Trucks are the stealth trucks of the Jeep Truck world. Many sources do not even admit that W-O made 2 WD trucks as they tell the truck story.

    But - here is a very interesting posting on...
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    VIN COnfusion

    Most records agree that if he had really been looking at a civilian serial number, 70999 would have been a late 46 CJ-2A. But... it isn't a civilian serial number, it's a military number. This...
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    Decommissioning YOUR Ship

    Ira: We Hijack your threads so often, but they make starting points for so many good stories. Thanks.


    There is a special pain associated with seeing a ship in which you have served being...
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    If that wasthe biggest mistake you made that day...

    If that wasthe biggest mistake you made that day you are waaaaaaayyyy out ahead of me!
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    1960 Truck

    Nice. The edges of the bed have issues and although the stake pockets are very rough, they can be replaced. There is a project under there for sure.
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    Ask Me About My Ship!

    The USS Gosper was a Haskell Class Attack Transport.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haskell-class_attack_transport




    I served in a number of ships, but there is always one that is your...
  19. Runs, Then Logs Down

    [QUOTE=Bradhoffmeister;12550]. A little rich, /QUOTE]

    One of the things folks have forgotten with modern cars is that if you let a vehicle with a point ignition system sit with the points closed...
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    Normal Oil Pressure

    30 PSI would be great, but if you show constant 20, that's probably pretty good for an older engine. I'd just keep an ear open for strange noises.

    I do wonder why it never changes?
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    M38A1 Doors

    Well, since I'm giving out free advice and it's not my money - here is an opinion:

    A. Buy the passenger door. It's usable and shipping is free.

    B. Pass on the driver door. It's unusable and...
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    M38A1 Doors

    I found the page where they are listed.

    I doubt if the plastic in the driver's door will clean up - it is probably aged and yellowed to the point that it is gone. The other seller's offer for a...
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    Memorial Day 2020

    It is a strange time we find ourselves in this year.

    The whole concept of Memorial Day seems to have joined the strangeness when Boy Scouts, The American Legion and The Veterans of Foreign Wars...
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    After deciding to stay very original with the...

    After deciding to stay very original with the seats in the '48 truck, I would reconsider if I were doing it all over again. Like most things, seat technology has really improved in the last...
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    We usually have an answer to just about any...

    We usually have an answer to just about any question - but there are very few people in the group who can talk about unique Jeepster features with any sort of authority.

    You could well be in a...
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