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  1. Thread: Fuel Pump

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    It kind of depends on how much use the wipers...

    It kind of depends on how much use the wipers will get and what your terrain is. I used to own a Bronco with vacuum powered wipers as a daily driver. The dual purpose fuel pump went out and I opted...
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    That’s not where I expected! Thanks for the...

    That’s not where I expected! Thanks for the picture. Age seems to be getting to me too. I wrote the check for the new tub in Feb 2019. It’s been sitting on saw horses since it arrived. I still need...
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    “Time out” too short

    I don’t post here often but every time I do I have to log in twice. I will type something but when I go to post it I don’t have permission and have to log back in at which point I loose what I typed...
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    I started looking at CJ3A pictures last night to...

    I started looking at CJ3A pictures last night to get the key location but found out they are all over the place. Mine in the old CJ2A tub is by my left knee when in the left seat. I have a horn...
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    New tub inconsistencies

    Another thread brought to my attention that the ignition switch location in the replacement CJ3A tubs is usually in the wrong location. I just checked mine and, according to the thread, it is wrong...
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    I used a magneto switch I got from NAPA for a...

    I used a magneto switch I got from NAPA for a boat in my 3A. I will have to check switch location on my repli-tub. I wouldn’t have noticed a change in key location if it is wrong because my 3A...
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    You might compare it to the K&N line. They sell a...

    You might compare it to the K&N line. They sell a lot of different sizes and styles.
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    Maybe this link will help:...

    Maybe this link will help: https://www.pure-gas.org/

    I don’t know about marinas elsewhere but the closest one to me only sells 91 octane and it is priced pretty high. I consider myself fortunate...
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    Thanks all, it looks like I was overthinking...

    Thanks all, it looks like I was overthinking it... worrying about the areas that cannot be cleaned (where the frame is boxed instead of open channel).
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    Frame treatment?

    What is the best way to do the frame? Sand blast? Dip? Paint? Bed liner? I have a buddy telling me to have it galvanized but I am thinking it would be more common if it was a good idea.
  11. Thread: More Jeep fun.

    by 51 CJ3
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    When I bought my first Willys, it was titled out...

    When I bought my first Willys, it was titled out of state. I bought it in May during the work season and finally took me and my “prize” home in October. The tag office wasn’t amused with the 5 month...
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    This may have just been a problem specific to my...

    This may have just been a problem specific to my CJ3 but it had mismatched windshield frame, body and hood (from 3 different models) when I bought it. The glass was broken (cracked) on both sides...
  13. Thread: The Frankenjeep

    by 51 CJ3
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    I discovered emilitary manuals when I was trying...

    I discovered emilitary manuals when I was trying to fix an electrical problem on one of the M1008 trucks we have at the fire department. None of the local shops knew what to do mostly because no one...
  14. Thread: The Frankenjeep

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    I finally got back to being able to look at this...

    I finally got back to being able to look at this thing again. A while back I downloaded the military manuals for the Jeep because I figured they would be a little more in depth than the Universal...
  15. Thread: The Frankenjeep

    by 51 CJ3
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    Not quite ready for this but decided to get a...

    Not quite ready for this but decided to get a repli-tub kit while I had the money. I am pretty new at this kind of work but looks and feels pretty good to me.
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    Sticky: I have that same problem even with good overhead...

    I have that same problem even with good overhead lighting. A well placed, bright, work light shining on what I am trying to weld helps me. I also started wearing dark shirts when welding. Lighter...
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    Sticky: There should be a chart on the welder or in the...

    There should be a chart on the welder or in the instructions for the welder to give good starting points. It just takes a little practice to get decent results. The first time I used a mig welder I...
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    Sticky: X2. If I think what I want may not be on the...

    X2. If I think what I want may not be on the truck I send the driver a text so he can get it ordered. Additionally, I don’t know of a place locally that calibtates torque wrenches so I get that done...
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    Thank you for both your support and your efforts....

    Thank you for both your support and your efforts.

    USAF MSgt 51 CJ3
  20. Best parts manufacturer for transmission, ect...

    I am putting together my shopping list for the transmission (T-90), transfer case (Dana 18) and front differential (Dana 25). Who makes the best parts for them?
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    Sticky: Number one would be the culprit if it is grooved...

    Number one would be the culprit if it is grooved where the seal rides. Had to order a couple of yokes for mine. I read somewhere there is a ready sleeve (or redi-sleeve?) kit available to do a...
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    I am not running vacuum advance on the CJ3A. It...

    I am not running vacuum advance on the CJ3A. It seems to run fine even when stepping on it. I am using the electronic ignition distributor replacement KW sells.
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    Some places aren’t so fortunate. I have to buy...

    Some places aren’t so fortunate. I have to buy gas at the local airport to get “clean” gas.
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    Sticky: My distributor was in pretty bad shape so I opted...

    My distributor was in pretty bad shape so I opted to replace the whole thing with the electronic ignition replacement. It has the only metric hardware on the entire jeep :mad:
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    Sticky: Even with a used refer engine it appears to be a...

    Even with a used refer engine it appears to be a several thousand dollar mod. Each major component 3(?) will cost more than $1000 each. Could maybe do without a turbo. To me it looks like engines are...
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