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  1. Thread: Grills

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    4X463 was the 4WD wagon. S/N 14811 puts in the...

    4X463 was the 4WD wagon. S/N 14811 puts in the first 15% or so of the 1950 model year.

    What does the dash look like; square or clock?
  2. Thread: Grills

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    As we have learned, there is no "standard" or...

    As we have learned, there is no "standard" or "conventional" with WO. I was surprised when I counted the slots on that grill and I had to look several times to make sure that I wasn't seeing a trick...
  3. Thread: Grills

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    Another Grill Variation

    At the 2019 Toledo Jeep Fest, there were several Jeep wagons. I remember that one of them was claimed to be a 46 or 47; I recall that because it was the only civilian Jeep vehicle older than my...
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    I don't think you will see the whole starter...

    I don't think you will see the whole starter current, just the draw from the coil of the solenoid. It will still be a pretty noticeable load to the Discharge side of the meter.
  5. Thread: Grills

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    1950 Wagon with 10-Slot Grill

    Hey guys - this isn't all that big a mystery. Trucks are different

    Look at the two grills; the '48 truck and the '50 wagon both have the same 10 slot grill. The tell tale is the flat front - no...
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    Here are many of the same comments BMorgil made. ...

    Here are many of the same comments BMorgil made. He is one cup of coffee ahead of me this morning.

    1. I’m not sure if the ON-OFF switch is a battery disconnect or a keyed ignition type switch. A...
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    Leak Stoppers

    Dang! Now I have to look at mine to see just what is in there. But, since it's not leaking, I'm going to wait a while to take it apart...

    Thompson's Rule 14(a): If it's not broken, fool around...
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    Oil Filter Assembly Sequence

    Element goes in the pot

    Cap has a gasket around the rim

    Cap goes on the pot.

    There is a rubber gasket (washer) under a flange on the bolt head.

    Bolt goes thru the cap, pulls rubber...
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    Rebuild Carter YF

    The Carter YF is a fairly easy unit to rebuild. I suggest two things:

    A. Clean it very well. Just a little bit of crud in those low speed or high speed circuits will cause a lot of trouble. In...
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    I am by no means any kind of an authority on...

    I am by no means any kind of an authority on carburetors, but I did tear down the Carter YF carb on the F134 that ended up in my truck to try to rebuild it and after a long series of misadventures I...
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    Master Cylinder Heat Shield

    Heat shields make for good brakes. As they say in the phone commercial; "If the brakes don't stop it, something will". Not a good conclusion.

    Good Luck - and post some pictures..
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    Sticky: Carter YF Fast Idle Adjust

    We learn something every day. I never knew that you could adjust fast idle by bending that link!!!!!

    Thanks
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    Trying to find the oil fitting

    Great set of How-To instructions!


    Yeah, to get a picture you need to get underneath and look up! The flex hoses are probably a better installation than the steel tubing we used - easier to...
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    It's hard to see with the fuel pump installed. I...

    It's hard to see with the fuel pump installed. I tried to work a little digital camera back in there, but nothing doing.

    Maybe someone has a picture of an engine build up in progress.
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    There is a hole in the side of the block that...

    There is a hole in the side of the block that opens into an oil gallery in behind the fuel pump.

    All of the tubing turns into a rats nest there.

    Some Jeeps have that hole plugged if the oil...
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    Ronald Reagan, a truly great President.

    Ronald Reagan, a truly great President.
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    Veteran's Day

    I spent 28+ years in active duty and reserve service. I never had to sleep in the rain, go hungry, wade through mud up to my waist, fight leeches or cut my way through elephant grass. I never had...
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    24-Volt Systems

    All M38's (M38 and M38A1) were 24-volt systems, and I am almost positive that only M38's were 24-volt. But, we have learned not to say things like "Willys never built a civilian 24-volt Jeep".
  19. Don't give away all of the secrets so fast. It...

    Don't give away all of the secrets so fast. It took all of us a long time to figure out all of that fine print.
  20. You are welcome. We put that together several...

    You are welcome.

    We put that together several years ago and KW was kind enough to put it in the catalog reference section. If you don't have a KW catalog, order one - they're free and they have a...
  21. You've come to the right place - the crew here...

    You've come to the right place - the crew here can help you take that old Jeep anywhere you want to go with it - from a barnyard runner to a Parade Chick Magnet. We've been asked that question a lot...
  22. Thread: 2020 ejs

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    People and Jeeps

    Next Year In Toledo!!! We'll pack two years of gettin' it on into one!
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    "I have had good success with some stuff from...

    "I have had good success with some stuff from J.C. Whitney."

    Back in the early '60's, J. C. Whitney and Warshawsky (spelling?) operated out of the same address somewhere in Chicago. Their parts...
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    '51 2WD With OD!

    The mechanical part of the overdrive is a very reliable set of parts, most OD issues are electrical and due to age, rust, corrosion and broken wires. We went through one about a year ago here on the...
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    Another 2WD Joins The Crowd

    Hot Dawg! Another 2WD Vehicle to keep the '48 company. Nice color - it looks like Tunisian Red, same as the '48.

    I've driven my '48 2WD truck since 1964 and way back then I learned that many 4WD...
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