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    CW, Thank you for your service! We look...

    CW,

    Thank you for your service!

    We look forward to seeing your purchase when it becomes available. There is no better time machine than an Willys.
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    Welcome CW! Since you have experience with...

    Welcome CW!

    Since you have experience with just about every generation of Jeep that has been produced, the question is what would you like for a tool around rig? Depending on your location, the...
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    Welcome DWMcLain! Thank you For your service!...

    Welcome DWMcLain!

    Thank you For your service!

    I too have both of my first Willys, and completely understand your commitment to your Truck.
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    Sweet! One an never have enough cabinet space. ...

    Sweet! One an never have enough cabinet space. In my case, I need more wall space to put up more cabinets.
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    Tail pipes are not that bad. As LarrBeard said,...

    Tail pipes are not that bad. As LarrBeard said, good penetrating oil prior to disassembly will help, but use of a heat will bring you even more help. A plumbers torch, ( propane or MAP gas hand held...
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    Cripes. I should have held on to all the Heeps...

    Cripes. I should have held on to all the Heeps that I have sold for a reasonable price to fund my retirement.
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    When I had my "real" shop, I had pallet racking...

    When I had my "real" shop, I had pallet racking as tall as the side walls filled with engines by make, transmissions the same, radiators, rear diffs, and all the Chrysler Imperial double CV joint...
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    Know the feeling. I've got two walls of...

    Know the feeling. I've got two walls of containers of hardware and components for the wagon. All are marked with the contents, but it still took an hour to find the tub with door hing screws.
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    Just like Bmorgil said, Speedy sleeves have...

    Just like Bmorgil said, Speedy sleeves have saved the day on a lot of worn seal surfaces. Now a bearing surface a sleeve will not work, because the sleeve would not withstand the press fit of a...
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    The adjuster was lose, and was backed out on...

    The adjuster was lose, and was backed out on three rockers. The only thing that saved the top end was that the pedestal studs were lose as well. After inspection and tightening the mount studs, the...
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    Why don't I get anything done on the Heeps? Here...

    Why don't I get anything done on the Heeps? Here are two reasons from this weekend. The first is a new to me S10 with a hurt 2.2, (broken timing chain). This truck is screaming for a 502 BBC and a...
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    Welcome Bowlingusmc! The following link will...

    Welcome Bowlingusmc!

    The following link will give you a good look for how the data plates are configured for a 2A. The CJ2A is stamped on the serial number line on the left side, and the serial...
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    It didn't give a date that I saw. I would figure...

    It didn't give a date that I saw. I would figure it to be the early sixties. Yeah, the lawyers would be all over it today. Watching vintage Twilight Zone episodes while Rod Serling pedaled and...
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    BB may want to swoop in and put a booth up...

    BB may want to swoop in and put a booth up selling either the plans for his design so the DIYers could build examples of his, or custom built rolling chassis for bunches of money.
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    For those of us that don't remember Bull in the...

    For those of us that don't remember Bull in the Woods;

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pVtbbYBYA4
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    The low tone demands respect, and gets its point...

    The low tone demands respect, and gets its point across without being too obnoxious.
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    Welcome DezertNavy, Since you have the frame,...

    Welcome DezertNavy,

    Since you have the frame, you are well on your way to an M38 project. The hard parts to come up with that are Military specific are mainly located on the frame, (machine gun...
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    Premium brand engines, (CAT for instance) use one...

    Premium brand engines, (CAT for instance) use one or two thermostats for redundancy. Over the last 12 gears, we have implemented that when in doubt, change them out. Since the vehicles were going...
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    I'll get you the part number for the wrench. I...

    I'll get you the part number for the wrench. I bought the set new in '92. Not vintage, but not new either. The offset is probably 3/4" or so.
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    The truck and wagon 11" brakes do only have one...

    The truck and wagon 11" brakes do only have one eccentric per shoe for a total of two per wheel end. They are much easier to adjust for sure. I found that a Snap On 3/4" offset Box End wrench slips...
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    Lewis 505, No real special tools required...

    Lewis 505,

    No real special tools required outside of an offset set of boxed end wrenches. The top jam nuts are 9/16", while the bottom jam nuts are 3/4". The center bolt needs an open end wrench...
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    Great stroll down memory lane!

    Great stroll down memory lane!
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    I use a weld through primer to prep the panels...

    I use a weld through primer to prep the panels before installation. I have found that any good self etching primer will work in a pinch. I like to use the Rust oleum self etching primer rattle...
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    I agree with TJones. Very well done Sir.

    I agree with TJones. Very well done Sir.
  25. As a card carrying member of the mens club, I...

    As a card carrying member of the mens club, I know on many occasions I feel the need to stick my foot in my mouth. Us idiots need to stick together, and will continue to give out free jeep life...
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