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    Under the Dash

    "However, for now, i am dealing w/ electrical issues: while wiring up a second (Righthand) wiper something shorted badly. So in the throes of going over every wire and replacing many wasted/worn-out...
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    Patience Grasshopper... the first requirement for...

    Patience Grasshopper... the first requirement for a Jeep Project.
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    Welcome back!

    Well, it has been really quiet around here the last month or so - I think the biggest head scratcher was about self-parking windshield wipers.

    I'm glad your wife is getting better, it's not...
  4. What is it?

    Pictures will help us figure this critter out...
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    Here is a good description of how the alternator...

    Here is a good description of how the alternator does its thing:

    http://www.oldengine.org/unfaq/10si.htm

    I found it interesting that the writer makes this comment:

    "High output aside, don't...
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    Sneaky Path

    Yep, that little spark is a sure sign of a sneak path load somewhere. The M38 series with the24-volt systems are notorious for developing sneak path discharge issues.
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    Unlike several other instances, a speedometer...

    Unlike several other instances, a speedometer cable that is almost too short works better than one just a little too long!
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    Jumpy Speedometer

    I used Bob's Speedometer for the '48 Truck speedometer. They are good, they will fix a problem with no quibbling or bickering, fixes for problems go to the head of the line, they communicate well...
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    12-volt Troubleshooting

    Does your cluster have just an "Amps" light - no gauge?
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    12-volt Troubleshooting

    WE may have Girarffelephant here - or a Hippogator. The Hippogator is a mythical beast with a head on both ends. That makes him really mean ...

    I need to scratch my head a bit ...

    Does the...
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    12-volt troubleshooting

    A. We usually end up fixing the last thing we look at. AS my wife once wisely said; "I always find my car keys in the last place I look". I couldn't resist; "There is no telling what else you...
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    Battery Issues

    Well, we try to help.

    The 55 CJ5 was originally a 6-volt Jeep, 12-volt conversion was about '57 and that was originally a generator, not an alternator. You have a conversion to a 12-volt...
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    We can handle sideways and upside down. If...

    We can handle sideways and upside down. If you're up under the dash, it's upside down anyway.
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    Basic 12-volt conversion

    You seem to have a basic 12-volt conversion.

    I'd bet the original generator was swapped for an alternator with an internal regulator, so you don't need the original three-terminal voltage...
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    12-Volt System

    If you're being owned by a Jeep (they own you - not vice versa), I'd suggest you go ahead and buy the shop manual for it. You will find answers to questions in the Manual that you didn't know you...
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    Post Questions

    Post them! That's how we learn...
  17. Thread: Say so long

    by LarrBeard
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    Awwwh Mannn! Getting old sucks, but it still...

    Awwwh Mannn!

    Getting old sucks, but it still beats the alternative..

    Wasn't it Dirty Harry who said that a man has to know his limitations - and admitting that you aren't going to get it done...
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    12-Volt Wiper Wiring -Try This

    OK. let's try this to close out 2020;

    A. You need the stainless version of the motor. The other universal version does not seem to have an autopark when you control it from an external switch.
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    I don’t know just which wiper motor you may have,...

    I don’t know just which wiper motor you may have, but from the two Speedway catalog descriptions, only the stainless steel motors have the self park feature. As I look at various hook-up diagrams,...
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    Frustrating wipers

    [QUOTE=LarrBeard;15123]"Just bought a new motor because the passenger side one would not park when the switch was turned off, just stop where it was."

    I'm looking at Speedway's catalog. What is...
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    "Just bought a new motor because the passenger...

    "Just bought a new motor because the passenger side one would not park when the switch was turned off, just stop where it was."

    It's those new-fangled 12-volt electric thingies. The old vacuum...
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    Wiring Harnesses

    When we put the '48 Truck back together, I just knew I could build a harness, afgter all - I used to rewire airplanes for a living.

    Then I started at looking at all the different wire sizes I...
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    Merry Christmas to All

    Gentlemen:

    It has been a year that we will record as one that needs to be forgotten. It was highlighted by the COVID mess that cost us the Jeep Fest and a season of showing off our works of art. ...
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    Vintage Wiring; Silas AL

    Well, if their website is accurate, they're not in Xiang Chou. They seem to have the ability to do a very good job at reproducing a harness if they have a sample to work from.

    Since they are a US...
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    If the price is reasonable and you have a place...

    If the price is reasonable and you have a place to store it - grab it! In a year you don't want to say;"I wish I had ... ".

    The stamping on the water pump boss looks like it has been planed off...
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