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    I'm sure the L134 four produces just as much heat...

    I'm sure the L134 four produces just as much heat as this one, the L148 six.
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    The early 1950 48/49 body style Jeepster is done,...

    The early 1950 48/49 body style Jeepster is done, except for the top. Not sure if I will install a top, they are expensive, the vehicle looks better without it, and they start to deteriorate as soon...
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    The car now stops. I replaced the brake and...

    The car now stops. I replaced the brake and master cylinders and flushed out the brake lines. Blead the brake system today and all is good. With a vehicle that has been sitting for 40 years and...
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    The next thing is brakes. I already replaced...

    The next thing is brakes. I already replaced three of the wheel cylinders but I am having trouble removing the passenger side rear hub. I need to replace that one and the master as well. Hopefully...
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    The cough is gone. I removed the idle mixture...

    The cough is gone. I removed the idle mixture screw and sprayed some seafoam into the hole and ran compressed air into the opening. Returned the screw and the cough is now gone. Thanks for all the...
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    Thanks. It has the Zenith PN 647572. It runs at...

    Thanks. It has the Zenith PN 647572. It runs at idle but misses sometimes (coughs) but there is no backfire. I tried to adjust the idle mixture screw and it will only cause the engine to falter...
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    I double checked the points gape and it was .020...

    I double checked the points gape and it was .020 and I noticed that the points would not spark all the time with the ignition on and the points open when I inserted a small screw driver between the...
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    The water pump and thermostat came yesterday and...

    The water pump and thermostat came yesterday and I installed them this morning. Started it up and it runs nice and cool. Ran it for about 1 hour and runs better and better as time goes on. There is...
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    I'm glad you found the parts. Chromed they...

    I'm glad you found the parts. Chromed they should look great.
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    The water pump started to leak more and it still...

    The water pump started to leak more and it still runs hot, so I bit the bullet and ordered a new water pump and thermostat yesterday. I removed both today and the thermostat is very rusted, I'm sure...
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    I started her up again this morning and I can now...

    I started her up again this morning and I can now run it at ideal, and it accelerates nicely, but sometimes after acceleration it wants to stop. Getting better, but not there yet. Also, I tried to...
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    Well the fuel pump was back ordered and took a...

    Well the fuel pump was back ordered and took a couple of week to get here. It arrived today and I installed it a fired her up. She ran pretty good, smoked some from both the exhaust and engine...
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    I took the channel off and I now see that there...

    I took the channel off and I now see that there is a slight bend in that portion that is over the vent window. The portion over the window side curtain is straight. It is 22 1/4 inches long, 1 inch...
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    Rereading your post and looking more closely at...

    Rereading your post and looking more closely at the top frames I have, I think you are looking for the channel that attaches to the top frame and receive the weatherstrip for the top of the vent...
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    I'm not sure I get your meaning, but I have two...

    I'm not sure I get your meaning, but I have two such beast and I can get pictures and measurements when I know more. If it's what I think it's the top frame part that receives the weather strip for...
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    I agree. After the second contact with the...

    I agree. After the second contact with the provider he seemed to soften. His reason made no sense to me but I wanted the experts to weigh in. The provider have made provisions for me to return the...
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    The new fuel pump came today and I install it. ...

    The new fuel pump came today and I install it. It leaks from the small air hole on the left side under the glass fuel bowl. I contacted the provider and he said my oil system is clogged. What does...
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    I followed your advice and she started up and ran...

    I followed your advice and she started up and ran for a minute or so and than I noticed a fuel pump leak. I shut her down to investigate and it looks like the fuel pump is leaking from the breather...
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    That's what I thought and it makes sense. I...

    That's what I thought and it makes sense. I hooked it up that way and it works fine. Thanks for the confirmation.
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    Dual Action Vacuum Lines

    I'm looking to restore the vacuum lines on a L134 engine. The previous owner caped the fuel pump vacuum line ports and hooked up the wiper motor directly to the intake manifold. My question is does...
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    Jeepster She Runs

    After rebuilding the electrical parts to the distributor the other day and working on getting compression (several weeks), yesterday my tests showed good compression and strong spark for this early...
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    I received the parts today and installed them. ...

    I received the parts today and installed them. Now I have strong and consistent spark.
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    I'm trying to keep the red one all original, it...

    I'm trying to keep the red one all original, it has the original seats and floor mats, as well as the original heater and radio. The yellow one is my mostly restored early 1950 with the 48/49 body...
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    I took the radiator off inverted it and flushed...

    I took the radiator off inverted it and flushed it out with a garden hose using hot water. It cleaned up nice and water ran through it fine with no back flow, so I decided to put it back together to...
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    Mice and mud daubers in the radiator

    Guys: I have this 1949 all original Willys Jeepster with the L134 engine that I am trying to bring back to life. I now have spark and good compression and I should have the fuel system back to...
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