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    Well it didn't take the bride to be doing any...

    Well it didn't take the bride to be doing any beating...although I would imagine there are some days she would like to. I got it off checked those shoes and drums, did some adjusting on them and...
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    Alright folks, time to get back at it. I have to...

    Alright folks, time to get back at it. I have to have this thing road worthy by August. The fiance thinks she wants to ride in it from the wedding. It has been killing me not being able to work on...
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    Well folks it seems to shift okay right now. I am...

    Well folks it seems to shift okay right now. I am hoping, however it appears there may be some engineering that I will have to do as well. All part of the fun with these old Jeeps right? I had to...
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    bmorgil, in low there aren't any issues with...

    bmorgil, in low there aren't any issues with power. Of course with that factory steering it isn't much fun to turn starting out. I do not have a hole per se, but the rubber but is long since gone. So...
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    LarrBeard, that is good news to hear about the...

    LarrBeard, that is good news to hear about the battery and that is exactly what is happening. Since the thaw the old guy has starting loosening up a bit and is way more easy to get started. In fact,...
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    bmorgil, gmwillys I thought that was probably the...

    bmorgil, gmwillys I thought that was probably the right answer and I completely did as you suggested and contacted Morris to send those back. They agreed that I more than likely received the wrong...
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    Yet another Hiccup. So I had some issues with a...

    Yet another Hiccup. So I had some issues with a broken bolt on one of my front hubs. The bolt is for the axle flange and I just could not get it out after I broke the head off. So I opted to order...
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    Bm I definitely need to do some checking on the...

    Bm I definitely need to do some checking on the electrical system. There is something going on there and I need to find it before something really gets too hot. You are correct that there are several...
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    GM, I will check and see what that reading is. I...

    GM, I will check and see what that reading is. I also checked the battery itself yesterday and at full charge, according to the charger, it read almost 13.5 volts. That is way too high, but after a...
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    GM, I understand what you mean and the swing has...

    GM, I understand what you mean and the swing has been crazy. I have had a battery in my daily driver crap out in less than 6 months here for no apparent reason.

    Bm I am sure that would be very...
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    Thanks guys I really appreciate the suggestions...

    Thanks guys I really appreciate the suggestions and reassuring words. Trailabite I have been looking for a heater but of course those were the first things to go around here after the eggs and milk....
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    Alright folks, I am kinda freaking out a...

    Alright folks, I am kinda freaking out a little.So I told y’all about the trouble starting in the cold but eventually he came back to life. Ran great as always for a little while and then shut him...
  13. Thread: Hi from Texas

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    Welcome from Texas as well. To be honest I was...

    Welcome from Texas as well. To be honest I was looking through all the years and when my '46 popped up a couple months ago my mind was set. Couldn't be happier and I have just begun. Good luck on the...
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    So update, even with this crazy Texas cold snap I...

    So update, even with this crazy Texas cold snap I managed to get out there and do a few things. On that note, he does not like the cold at all. But after some serious sweet talk and a little ether he...
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    So at this point I am just tinkering until I get...

    So at this point I am just tinkering until I get some parts in. Waiting on the calipers, rotors and lines to finish up the front brakes. Now that I understand from Az I guess I need to go ahead and...
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    Az, that makes a ton of since and I have been...

    Az, that makes a ton of since and I have been trying to read as much about this conversion as possible. Sometimes I feel like I am at the end of that firehose trying to drink. Mechanically I feel...
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    bmorgil, you weren't kidding about that CJ of...

    bmorgil, you weren't kidding about that CJ of TJones. He really did some custom stuff there and I like the way he has that roll cage on the inside. Guess I will just have to work my own magic as he...
  18. Thread: New to the Forum

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    Definitley going to go with some sort of fixed...

    Definitley going to go with some sort of fixed windshield do to the fact that I want to drive this rig fairly often. I did start a thread over on the build site for those who care to follow along....
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    1946 CJ-2A Slightly Above Stock

    I suppose I will start here. Some pictures from the day I picked him up are over on the introduction but I figured I would start this thread here as I begin to tear down and rebuild.


    So I got...
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    Thanks for those links for sure. I am taking a...

    Thanks for those links for sure. I am taking a look at them to see what I can do. I really like the idea of mounting that straight to the bar in order to keep from modifying the tub anymore than I...
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    @gmwillys The difficulty of determining how to...

    @gmwillys The difficulty of determining how to run a windshield was the first thing I thought when I began thinking about taking this thing down the road. I am sure it will take some fabrication but...
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    Thanks to everyone for the replies and I am sure...

    Thanks to everyone for the replies and I am sure there will be plenty of questions. I have added some pics from the day it was purchased and plan to take more as the build develops. As you can see it...
  23. Thread: New to the Forum

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    New to the Forum

    Hello everyone My name is Joey and currently in Texas. I am new to the forum and wanted to go ahead and introduce myself. I have just recently purchased a 1946 Willys CJ2A and am very anxious to get...
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