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  1. It looks pretty good as is. Put some numbers on...

    It looks pretty good as is. Put some numbers on the hood, some unit markings on the bumpers and it's an ice cream/burger run vehicle!

    Seriously - check the lube in the knuckles, transmission,...
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    Why The Wipers Won't Flip and Flap ...

    Well, it turns out I donít have a windshield wiper cable or pivot spring tensioner problem after all. The quick, simple answer turned out to be wrong! Imagine that?

    Our First Law of Jeep (What...
  3. Mixmaster MB/M38

    After WWII Jeeps were rebuilt, overhauled and refurbished everywhere. Several months ago we came across this overhaul plate from a Ordnance Depot in Esslingen, Germany.

    Depot overhauled Jeeps...
  4. Thread: Howdy

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    Dave: Read: "The derned thing is out" by...

    Dave:

    Read: "The derned thing is out" by Pelago for a epic story of restoring an M38A1.
  5. Interesting... You start your post with "M38"....

    Interesting...

    You start your post with "M38". At first glance that would make me believe you have an M38 or M38A1 - but from the plates you show you have a much older vehicle.

    The tag on what...
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    Manuals Under Hood

    I've never seen a provision to store a manual under the hood of a military of civilian Jeep. It would not be a good place to store a manual; dirty, wet, oily, bugs ... etc. But, one of the Laws of...
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    In the dead of winter I keep one of the small...

    In the dead of winter I keep one of the small ceramic heaters on the floor under the skid plate under the oil pan. After a while I figured that the warm air was floating out through the radiator -...
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    Unearned Glory

    Nope, not Master Chief, just a Senior Chief.

    Cheap too.
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    Powder Coat Stoves

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    That's why we had to get rid of them.
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    Old Oven

    Lowes, Home Depot and similar stores often take in old stoves in trade. We needed a load to test a 30 KW generator we had done an electrical control upgrade on. We went to Menards and got two old...
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    Powder Coating

    On the '48 we powder coated the wheels instead of painting them. It seemed like a good idea at the time, but over the last three years I've lost some of the satisfaction even though they looked...
  12. Poll: How hard is it to Helicoil? About 5 on a scale...

    How hard is it to Helicoil? About 5 on a scale of 1 - 10.

    I could usually get a Helicoil into aluminum back when I had to work for a living, but I've never had to try working into a ferrous...
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    Yep, that's the space -but under my dash has this...

    Yep, that's the space -but under my dash has this steering wheel, brace, gauge cluster and a whole bunch of wires in the way. I see that you still have the original "air conditioner" in place.

    If...
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    Your decision to go find someone who knew what he...

    Your decision to go find someone who knew what he was doing and get things done correctly instead of "Bubba-ing" and butchering it wasn't chickening out - it was a really wise decision. As Clint...
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    Asymmetrical Flip-Flap on wipers

    As far as I remember; No, they didn't always hit...

    I spent about thirty minutes just looking and measuring things this morning, and I think (think) i may have diagnosed the problem, and it goes...
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    Windshield Wipers

    Well, I found another interesting characteristic of old Jeep Trucks, Sedan Deliveries and Station Wagons this weekend. We were at a parade on Saturday and as luck would have it, it started to rain. ...
  17. I don't know how a truck in the arena gets to go...

    I don't know how a truck in the arena gets to go to the parade ...

    As of now I am planning to have the truck hauled up Friday. Wife will come up and as she, "Entertain herself while you guys play...
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    Just Dog tired .. and he looks so serious

    Just Dog tired .. and he looks so serious
  19. Milk Man?

    Naw, it's the Good Humor Man; would you like a Popsicle or DreamBar?
  20. Flag Day; Columbia City, IN - 14 June 2019

    Somebody really doesn't belong in this picture - and I don't mean the lady with a gun ....
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    Mystery Wimdshield

    If anyone would know - you would be the authority.

    If you blow the image up you can see the pivot points for the fold down windshield - I missed them the first look.
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    I can't tell where it came from, but it isn't a...

    I can't tell where it came from, but it isn't a GPW windshield...
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    Dawgs and cats seem to name themselves after we...

    Dawgs and cats seem to name themselves after we get to know them.
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    Garand Match Results

    Folks, this guy is not telling a Sea Story it's the real thing. In 2008 he was indeed #1 in the Senior (over 65) Garand competition (99-2X, 99-3X, 91-2X; 289-7X Aggregate).

    In the overall...
  25. Thread: Overdrive

    by LarrBeard
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    Highway Driving

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    People can just

    Wave as they go by .....
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