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    Welcome pipefitter44, To start, the mix match...

    Welcome pipefitter44,

    To start, the mix match of parts is not that uncommon when after the war these steeds usually were overhauled at one of the government, (U.S., Europe, South African) depots. ...
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    Looks real nice!

    Looks real nice!
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    I use a copper "spoon" for finished sections that...

    I use a copper "spoon" for finished sections that can be seen and reached. This also helps to dissipate heat, and limit deformity when you stay too long in one spot. Copper pipe flattened out works...
  4. Welcome MidwestSingh, Check with Midwest...

    Welcome MidwestSingh,


    Check with Midwest Military;

    https://midwestmilitary.com/

    I would contact the fine folks over at Midwest Willys and see who they recommend as well;
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    That's why I prefer salvaging original floor...

    That's why I prefer salvaging original floor boards. The original steel likes to retain its shape better, and less likely to warp. On the A1 project I used an original driver's side floor pan. The...
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    Here is some video from Moab of some stock-ish...

    Here is some video from Moab of some stock-ish Heeps taking on the terrain.

    http://www.ewillys.com/2020/08/07/grandpa-crosses-the-golden-crack/
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    Pelago, Your gunsmithing skills are top notch....

    Pelago,

    Your gunsmithing skills are top notch. Your rifles are museum quality pieces of art, and will be cherished for generations of your family.

    I made a vacuum gage years ago for charging...
  8. With that being said, go with Bmorgil's advice. ...

    With that being said, go with Bmorgil's advice. There is something to investigate if it was a recent occurrence.

    The trick to the steering wheel removal is three key factors. Penetrant oil,...
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    I hear the wheels turning. Bmorgil and LarrBeard...

    I hear the wheels turning. Bmorgil and LarrBeard with matching trucks.... That would be great to see!
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    Looks like fun LarrBeard. One of my guys just...

    Looks like fun LarrBeard. One of my guys just opened up a gun shop for his wife to run during the week. He's on a search to find me enough parts to build me an M14, which is my platform of choice,...
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    A mad Marine and his rifle. The next county is...

    A mad Marine and his rifle. The next county is too close.
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    It's a matter of opinion on the worth. In mine,...

    It's a matter of opinion on the worth. In mine, $10,000 would be a starting point, but only after a thorough inspection. The method of my madness would be to look at the amount of panels that are...
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    Don't forget the intruder repellant. Your 1903...

    Don't forget the intruder repellant. Your 1903 will work well for warding off any crowd.
  14. Welcome CBrandtbliska, If the road manners are...

    Welcome CBrandtbliska,

    If the road manners are good, there is a simple solution to this conundrum. Pull the steering wheel, and put it back on straight. Easier said then done if it has been on...
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    The throttle springs are the same, just different...

    The throttle springs are the same, just different on the 134F. I neglected to share a picture of the end product. I didn't use the spring mount that came with the spring because it was longer then...
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    Bikini, bimini, versus topless..... Hmmm. I'm a...

    Bikini, bimini, versus topless..... Hmmm. I'm a rear end guy, and doesn't mind the sun beating down. Although the M38/CJ3A mashup that I had did have a bikini top and a roll bar, it didn't do too...
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    Were the Trico motors rebuilt? If so, look at...

    Were the Trico motors rebuilt? If so, look at the following pdf;

    https://www.mafca.com/downloads/Technical/Lubricating%20the%20Trico%20Vacuum%20Wiper.pdf

    If they are the originals, then you...
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    Doesn't look bad at all! As long as you have a...

    Doesn't look bad at all! As long as you have a serial number, it shouldn't be a big deal outside of jumping through a few hoops.
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    Welcome Kip Carr! Check with Collins Brothers...

    Welcome Kip Carr!

    Check with Collins Brothers Jeep. They specialize in '76 and newer, but it would be worth giving them a call.

    https://collinsbrosjeep.com/

    It is near impossible to find an...
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    Both will last a good long time, if not a...

    Both will last a good long time, if not a lifetime when properly cared for. The steel tanks suffer from rust when not kept full of fuel. The plastics will never rust, but the plastic can...
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    That level of destruction makes for good stories.

    That level of destruction makes for good stories.
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    My car trailer also serves as a frame rack and...

    My car trailer also serves as a frame rack and body panel stretcher. The crease in the rocker will be the toughest part to shrink, but building heavier rock sliders would fit the bill better for the...
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    Well done! You've done a great job on the 5, and...

    Well done! You've done a great job on the 5, and by spring you'll have a show winner.
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    Welcome mrgrtt123, Please post some pictures...

    Welcome mrgrtt123,

    Please post some pictures to help with gathering our collective thoughts. November will be a tall order but with the motivation of presenting your Dad with his Jeep will help...
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    Barnyard engineering at its finest

    I'm going to let the photos do the talking on this throttle linkage and Rube Goldberg return spring set up. It worked, but sure wasn't pretty.
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