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    In the 1980's and 90's I participated in many...

    In the 1980's and 90's I participated in many videos and manuals full of pictures and process. I would completely rebuild products while the video team taped. Then they would edit this (without my...
  2. Every now and then gm! It sounds like Grampa had...

    Every now and then gm! It sounds like Grampa had plenty of smarts to know if the compression was still there in three cylinders, and the cylinder was still in good shape, why not. Back in the day...
  3. No such thing as a dumb question, and I will tell...

    No such thing as a dumb question, and I will tell you I have read stories. I have read of a person who was going to do one valve in an assembled engine. There are tools out there to do it. I would...
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    We cannot have a question remain unanswered! Now...

    We cannot have a question remain unanswered! Now I get it... you have to paint the picture for me sometimes.

    You are going to create drag and apply torque via the pinion nut.
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    Jeff you are missing something. He is looking for...

    Jeff you are missing something. He is looking for a pattern so you need the gear set to turn but under a solid load so the contact pattern is visible and starts to give an indication of contact. We...
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    Sweet looking ride! The tops are expensive no...

    Sweet looking ride! The tops are expensive no matter what you try. I am hunting for a way to put a "Sun Shade" over my bald head and that's it. Even a Bimini fab up is costly if there is no roll bar.
  7. I don't think you will find a machine shop that...

    I don't think you will find a machine shop that is going to fix just one. Its off to the shop for a valve job. I would agree with gm, a new set of hardened seats and some stainless valves and new...
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    TJ if the brake was on and there was enough heat...

    TJ if the brake was on and there was enough heat to get to the seal, you would have known. That would be red hot. It can and does happen, but it usually is accompanied by fire or at least a lot of...
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    Jeff I have used both ways. A nylon wedge or the...

    Jeff I have used both ways. A nylon wedge or the brakes if they are there. The brakes will apply a sufficient load easily. Typically I have used a Nylon wedge. I will say if you can use them, the...
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    1. Are shims typically standard thicknesses like...

    1. Are shims typically standard thicknesses like 3 thou, 7 thou, 10 thou, 15 thou etc. ? Yes typicly you get them in .005 increments. They are available in .001 increments however, if you are able to...
  11. Thread: 1953 cj3b

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    Nice Jeep joey! Love the blue. Great resto there...

    Nice Jeep joey! Love the blue. Great resto there for sure.
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    Nice picture Larry! I think you can get arrested...

    Nice picture Larry! I think you can get arrested for that.
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    Guessing is the only thing you can do until you...

    Guessing is the only thing you can do until you compare it to a good reading. They all seem to have a mind of their own. Odds are its around 160. The chepo point and read infared thermometers from...
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    I am thinking TJ is on to it. It sounds like the...

    I am thinking TJ is on to it. It sounds like the clutch might be gone.
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    I have this set and it will drill frame rails. It...

    I have this set and it will drill frame rails. It is a shallow drill however, and costly.
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    Moose, more pictures of that nice little red jeep!

    Moose, more pictures of that nice little red jeep!
  17. Just a dust cover Mark. It is not shown on the...

    Just a dust cover Mark. It is not shown on the illustrations. I am guessing it was added later. Probably a service fix for crap getting in there.

    I never get to use my horn because by the time I...
  18. Cindy knows I care.

    Cindy knows I care.
  19. Thread: Idling High

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    I am not sure what carb you have but there are...

    I am not sure what carb you have but there are two adjustments to make. The idle speed and the idle mixture. The idle speed adjustment will be on the throttle plate (the piece the throttle linkage...
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    "Hot Hammer" and "Gas Axe" I am definitely filing...

    "Hot Hammer" and "Gas Axe" I am definitely filing those in the keeper box! Hilarious.
  21. Either will work. There are two in there because...

    Either will work. There are two in there because two different ones were used depending on the serial number. It doesn't matter which one you use as long as you used one.
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    Sweet, just plain SWEET!

    Sweet, just plain SWEET!
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    Where did you get the hole saw? I have had a...

    Where did you get the hole saw? I have had a tough time finding hole saws that reliably cut metal. I have a carbide set but it doesn't have much depth capability, and they cost a bit.
  24. Thread: Idling High

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    D66, you may want to look for a vacuum leak. They...

    D66, you may want to look for a vacuum leak. They can be hard to find, but spray some carb cleaner around the intake surfaces and carb base. Listen for changes in the idle. Look for any cracked...
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    Nice start man! That is going to be a nice...

    Nice start man! That is going to be a nice restoration.
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