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    We can't see the video - but your description is...

    We can't see the video - but your description is pretty good.

    The school of hard knocks has taught us that putting a fuel filter in the suction side of the line isn't a good idea, so your comment...
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    We ran into this about a year ago on another...

    We ran into this about a year ago on another alternator retrofit and in that case we suggested another, smaller, pulley on the alternator to get the alternator RPM up for a given engine RPM.

    (Oh...
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    Every Unicorn is a unique and beautiful creature...

    Every Unicorn is a unique and beautiful creature ....
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    "After a little tweaking, trimming, welding and...

    "After a little tweaking, trimming, welding and grinding, baby has a new smile!!"

    That sounds like an ad for an orthodontist; "See Cajun 98 if you want to give your baby a new smile."

    Maybe a...
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    Test Post - Add a Picture

    Log-in is screwy for me as well. I try to log in, it kicks me down to the try again box - but if I just go back up and click "FORUM", I get in.

    Picture uploading is working for me - you've just...
  6. Thread: 48-cj2a

    by LarrBeard
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    A. You have a good looking CJ 2 there. B. ...

    A. You have a good looking CJ 2 there.

    B. "so I ***u me d " ... Hmmm, as we have all found out with our Jeep adventures, assuming has led us down interesting paths.

    C. Your start-up went...
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    A. Everyone lost stuff from 28 August until...

    A. Everyone lost stuff from 28 August until about yesterday.

    B. I'll have to do a search to see if there is anyone local that specializes in Jeep engine rebuilds.

    The good news is that Jeep...
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    The Jeepsters were the unicorns of the Jeep world...

    The Jeepsters were the unicorns of the Jeep world - rare and marvelous creatures.

    Willys-Overland wasn't too particular in configuration management on even the "standard" vehicles and since...
  9. Thread: Lost Data

    by LarrBeard
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    Lost Data

    It looks like we lost everything after about 28 August until the site came back up late yesterday.
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    Just about any rebuilt alternator is a crapshoot,...

    Just about any rebuilt alternator is a crapshoot, but we had had several Forum people have pretty good results with this one:
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  11. Thread: 61' cj5

    by LarrBeard
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    I agree too

    That is a very sharp, very nice Jeep.

    I see from boat registration numbers and a license plate in the background that you are located in the great state of Tennessee. Just where?

    My Jeep and I...
  12. I did a fairly deep Mrs. Google search for a bulb...

    I did a fairly deep Mrs. Google search for a bulb that looks like that, but I didn't find anything.

    Back in the mid-80's I did a considerable amount of aircraft communications work with the Swiss...
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    "If a wheel cylinder or line is leaking, crimp...

    "If a wheel cylinder or line is leaking, crimp off that section,.."

    I'd suggest that GMwilllys means crimp off either the front or rear brakes, not just the right front or left rear....

    Or for...
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    You indeed have a different beast for us to learn...

    You indeed have a different beast for us to learn from.

    I was surprised to see that it had an unshielded ignition system (for reduction of radio interference) and the dual alternator setup was a...
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    "The amp gage should stay the same as a universal...

    "The amp gage should stay the same as a universal measurements."

    Amps is amps - unless some fizzicist wants to define the current flow as coulombs per second or some equally arcane unit.
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    A Lesson From The Past

    All ended well with no incidents. The power came back on after about five hours and I just stashed the generator in the garage once it had cooled down for a bit.

    And, if anyone wants the...
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    "I found this picture of a different Jeep but the...

    "I found this picture of a different Jeep but the cluster is almost the same."

    That second picture looks like the panel from an M-170 - the ambulance version of the M38A1. It has the four...
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    A Lesson From The Past

    The power has been off here for about three and a half hours and I decided to rig the generator through the main box transfer switch before it got dark.

    But, remembering Pelago's story about...
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    Another Great "Life Hack"

    "Inject a few ounces of fuel into the carburetor bowl down the vent tube, prime the carb and see if it will run and fill the bowl from the pump. If it runs for a few minutes and runs out of fuel, the...
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    The closer look shows that three of the four...

    The closer look shows that three of the four gauges are of US origin; they have a MIL-SPEC number on their face (MS-XXXXX). Even the dual-scale speedometer has an MS number! The temperature gauge is...
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    Many of the MIL-SPEC gauges were put together...

    Many of the MIL-SPEC gauges were put together pretty tightly - very good near hermetic seals that can be diffficult to get open.

    Look at them closely and see if there is an entry point (screws,...
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    First Start-up

    "I'm starting to believe the carburetor is the issue and would like some input on what my next steps might be. Is it possible the float is stuck or the jets are clogged and I need to take the carb...
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    I waited, I waited and I resisted ..... but: ...

    I waited, I waited and I resisted ..... but:

    "Do they have Pampers for engines?"

    Well, it just Depends....

    Groaaaaannnn
  24. When you get BMorgil, TJones and GMWillys telling...

    When you get BMorgil, TJones and GMWillys telling equipment stories, there isn't much they haven't driven or broken at one time or another.....
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    "...Is it safe to assume that all (or most) F-134...

    "...Is it safe to assume that all (or most) F-134 parts are all the same, ..."

    The major internals are pretty much the same, but as the engine was used for a long time (1950 - 1971) you will find...
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