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    There are so many levers sticking through there...

    There are so many levers sticking through there it's starting to look like a backhoe... .
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    Bantam and M100 Trailers

    I asked Mr. Google and Craigs List for help and there seems to be a lot of information out there, some pieces and parts and a few trailers that range from reasonable starting places for a project to...
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    Overdrive Ratio

    Iím running 538ís in it now, a friend said the overdrive will change the 538ís to 373ís does anyone know if thatís correct or does anyone know the formula to the conversion? Seems like a big jump to...
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    Interference Fit

    As usual I didn't read the text before I went to the pictures and as I looked at the picture from the passenger rear view, I wondered "Has he put an overdrive on the back of that transmission?". ...
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    PI Jeepnies

    Hey Sailor. Take you for a ride, good time, three dollars!

    Olongapo is now a golf course with condos ..
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    Say What???

    I stand better informed and educated! Thanks for that tidbit of history. Good article.


    It just goes to reinforce the Second Law of Jeep:

    2. Don't say Willys would never ......... .
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    Super Bug Ford Like Truck

    Looking at that VWFordTruck, I don't think there is anything on a flat fender CJ resto-mod that you won't be able to handle.

    And, we don't judge on where you take your project, but we may raise an...
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    Looking for a Jeep

    Welcome to the forum, I need another former sailor around here.

    GMWillys was right in that a CJ 2A would be a good flat fender project, but don't discount a CJ 3A either. BMorgil,one of the...
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    Congratulations!!!

    Congratulations!!!
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    Paint a Jeep

    Well, the good news is that a Jeep isn't a tough vehicle to paint. Once you get the old paint off, and the rusted and missing places filled in, it is mostly painting flat surfaces. I would suggest...
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    Vintage Radio

    [QUOTE=pelago;9178]

    THEN TO FIND A RADIO OF THE RIGHT VINTAGE.....................AND MX6707 AND MOUNT

    What radio are you thinking - VRC-12?

    As for being a movie star; $500/day plus your...
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    Ira: Wow. I am as close to speechless as I...

    Ira:

    Wow. I am as close to speechless as I have been in a long time. I am sure that all of the guys who have watched this Jeep come back to life are as thrilled as I am.

    There is no way I can...
  13. Grease Bibs ... aka Zerk Fittings

    Take a look for Zerk fittings or grease zerks (really - that's another name for them ... zerk)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seEQ06-UKdA

    Here are links to some books that would be helpful:
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    That engine bay is great! It looks like 1953 all...

    That engine bay is great! It looks like 1953 all over again!
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    I learned more book learning about Carter YF...

    I learned more book learning about Carter YF carburetors than I wanted to trying to get the '48 running. The YS on the M38A1 is in the same family and there are some lessons that might carry over...
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    Detroit U-Joints; Again

    I need a helping hand from the Jeepster community.

    The 1946 through 1950 2-wheel drive trucks and the 46Ė51 Jeepsters shared Detroit universal joints. They may or may not have been the same...
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    Standard Logo

    First of all - it looks like you have a pretty good starting place for a Jeep project. We can't see rust or holes in the floor, but the external sheet metal I can see looks a lot better than...
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    Drips and Honks; Part of Having an Old Jeep

    [QUOTE leak at the rear end stopped?? maybe had too much juice in it?? could be

    That is a definite possibility. If I fill my differential to spec (level ground, fill untill it drips out the...
  19. You should buy an owners manual to see how much...

    You should buy an owners manual to see how much information you find in it. "Research" .
  20. Thoughts

    Just some thoughts:

    Learning to work on a Jeep.

    The information in the books often turns out to be a suggestion Ė every Jeep has its own set of likes and dislikes. Probably the biggest area of...
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    Project Jeep

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    Not the best but enough to get an idea of the condition
    Hopefully the engine turns over at the crank, that would be a plus


    For a project Jeep, on a scale of 1 to 10, I'd...
  22. Thread: Brake issue

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    Willys of the Week (WOW)

    Wow!

    That is a find! And, only us old guys understand the critter in the decal.

    I dropped some comments in the WOW note section.
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    Sick? No way. That's why we have Jeeps. We...

    Sick? No way.

    That's why we have Jeeps. We like to work on things we understand.

    And, fixing the horn is not as simple as you make it sound. Sometime between 1948 and 1953 Willys changed the...
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    1956 cj5

    Offer him a little more than you think its worth. He will feel well compensated for GrandPa's Jeep and you won't feel like you beat him out of some money.

    There is really no good guide for what...
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    If you get a brake shoe that does not retract...

    If you get a brake shoe that does not retract fully for whatever reason, it will get really hot and stink a lot! Had that happen more than once.

    If a brake drum has been turned out oversize, the...
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