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    HaHa, good point regarding extinguisher. I'm...

    HaHa, good point regarding extinguisher. I'm retired FD too! I'll try and post some video later.
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    Here she is... 5816

    Here she is...

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    Steering knuckle oil

    What type/weight oil/lube is used with the steering knuckles and how much? I noticed there is a filler plug, and I can't seem to find any info on that. Thanks in advance!
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    Bendix drive broke

    The Bendix starter gear on my '59 CJ5 broke. The rebuilt starter was under warranty, but the outfit that did the work won't cover it. They said that maybe a backfire caused the break. I agreed to...
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    Yes, I'm willing to accept the "nature of the...

    Yes, I'm willing to accept the "nature of the beast"! It's running great. I'm actually driving the rolling chassis right now complete with wooden seat that I built. I just wanted to make sure the...
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    Yes, just making sure all around. 9-14 lb

    Yes, just making sure all around. 9-14 lb
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    I just re-viewed the video from KW on e-brake...

    I just re-viewed the video from KW on e-brake assembly. It confirmed with me the set-up was wrong. When the person installed the spring, it was set in front of the tab. It's on KW. I've finally...
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    Still leaking

    After removing all drivetrain related equipment including engine on the '59 CJ5, I replaced the old rope rear main oil seal with the neoprene unit. I thought I followed all the instructions;...
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    The problem was the left shoe spring. I had it...

    The problem was the left shoe spring. I had it in front of the tab instead of the back. Problem solved. Companion flange nut torqued to 220 and spinning freely. Thanks all for your time!
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    Emergency Brake

    Just completed the emergency brake setup on D18 transfer case. The drum turns very hard even though the adjustment stars are bottomed out. All parts including shoes are new. Will there be some...
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    No vacuum ports on this one. One orifice that...

    No vacuum ports on this one. One orifice that clearly says "IN" and two unidentified. One facing left and one facing right. This unit fits precisely on the mount; so I'm assuming it will work. I...
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    Fuel pump hookup

    Have the old style fuel pump for F134 motor ( no glass bowl ). The inlet port is clearly identified. However there are two other ports. Anyone know which one the outlet would be? Also I assume...
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    Thanks. Now days I really hate beating on...

    Thanks. Now days I really hate beating on anything with a hammer. And you are correct that a press is cheap insurance against damage done otherwise.
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    Bearing Removal

    Anyone know of a good, safe, non-damaging way to get the bearing off the T90 input shaft without a press?
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    Thanks, the seats and springs need to be...

    Thanks, the seats and springs need to be "stuffed" too though.
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    Front seat replacement

    Having trouble finding anything to replace the old spring seats from a '59 CJ5. A local upholsterer wants the outrageous price of $450 per seat to redo the present setup. Anyone done this? I want...
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    by Oldfireguy
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    Thanks ya'll for your wisdom. I'll try the 40 wt...

    Thanks ya'll for your wisdom. I'll try the 40 wt oil.
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    The 40 wt oil would be great...and cheap! Is'nt...

    The 40 wt oil would be great...and cheap! Is'nt it a little thin; as opposed to the recommendation for 80-90wt?
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    You bet! That manual has a lot of great info. ...

    You bet! That manual has a lot of great info. Some pics could be more clear but its obviously dated.
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    Received the dowel pin kit from Vintage Jeeps. ...

    Received the dowel pin kit from Vintage Jeeps. This will replace the tapered bolts. A little labor intensive, but necessary. You can access the old jeep service manual: ...
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    by Oldfireguy
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    Gear Oil

    Been told about using only a specific gear oil for T90/D18. Anyone out there know of a GL4 rated oil that is not rated "extreme pressure" as well? Thanks!
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    It was a through hole. I pressed it out with a...

    It was a through hole. I pressed it out with a bottle jack set up between the ground and my truck frame. Same procedure to press the new one in. Thanks all for the input.
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    Thanks! Quick reply and answer appreciated!

    Thanks! Quick reply and answer appreciated!
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    Pilot bearing R & R

    Removed the flywheel from 1959 F134 motor. Can I pound out the old pilot bearing from the inside of the flywheel, and reinstall the new one by pounding it in from the outside with a block of wood?
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    Thanks! Read up on the procedure and it looks...

    Thanks! Read up on the procedure and it looks pretty straightforward.
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