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  1. Mark, there were "Heavy Duty" springs available...

    Mark, there were "Heavy Duty" springs available from the factory depending on the Jeep. You could have had 8 leafs in the front and 9 in the rear on the standard setup. Or 10 in the front and 11 in...
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    Typically Rancho Springs were "Re-Arched" with a...

    Typically Rancho Springs were "Re-Arched" with a helper added. The lower spring is the one that is usually added or "beefed up". You certainly can remove it. It will lower the Jeep though only you...
  3. Bob, a ton of things were welded together on...

    Bob, a ton of things were welded together on mine. Some pretty unbelievable hacking. I had great success as gm recommends with cut off wheels and careful separation. My bumper was welded on and the...
  4. Thread: No clue

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    Never seen gm with a more ominous warning. Stay...

    Never seen gm with a more ominous warning. Stay away ya all!
  5. Welcome zookeepwr! Go here......

    Welcome zookeepwr! Go here... https://willysjeepforum.kaiserwillys.com/showthread.php?2442-Closed-Knuckle-and-Steering-Box-Lubrication
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    Greetings Chris! A very nice Jeep. A lot more...

    Greetings Chris! A very nice Jeep. A lot more pictures are required. How about some history on the prior owner. The history that goes with these is as important as the Jeep itself.
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    BB, clearly you are in a unique situation but...

    BB, clearly you are in a unique situation but here is how it goes together for most. You get it to a rolling chassis, engine power train and all. In other words if you could find a way to sit behind...
  8. 5jeeps, that "two tire type option really only...

    5jeeps, that "two tire type option really only works well on two wheel drives. Even slightly different tire diameters can raise trouble on a 4 wheel drive.

    sredm, show us the pic's!
  9. Check it out, LarrBeard has a "truck full o'...

    Check it out, LarrBeard has a "truck full o' grandkids"!
  10. gmwillys is the United States advocate for get...

    gmwillys is the United States advocate for get them running in solid mechanical condition, and "use em"! The grand kids will dream of when they get Grandpa's Jeep. These things just keep giving back.
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    Welcome! Just ordered the book. This is a nice...

    Welcome! Just ordered the book. This is a nice interview with Paul Bruno on the radio. Good stuff.

    https://sofrep.com/sofrep-radio/episode-535-paul-bruno-historian-and-author-of-the-original-jeeps/
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    One thing to keep in mind when using a filter...

    One thing to keep in mind when using a filter between the tank and the pump, is to use the largest filter you can fit. On the little 134's they don't need much fuel. But you should always be careful...
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    I have that KW 8126300 filter on mine. It is...

    I have that KW 8126300 filter on mine. It is period correct for the older Jeeps. The one gmwillys has sent the link on, is also on a few of my vehicles!

    The KW filter nearly bolts in. It goes...
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    That is truly bizarre. It is the same oil pump...

    That is truly bizarre. It is the same oil pump from 1946 to 1977. With that being the original Distributor something really weird there.
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    Mike, I would pull the oil pump and see if the...

    Mike, I would pull the oil pump and see if the distributor will drop all the way. At least that will tell you where the issue is.You certainly have checked it out! You are close enough to what I...
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    Mike, the distributor will only go in one way in...

    Mike, the distributor will only go in one way in one spot. The drive where it engages the oil pump is offset. If you look closely at it it is closer on one side than the other. It will only go into...
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    "what is a Pelago in uniform? " A decorated...

    "what is a Pelago in uniform? "

    A decorated Veteran, a hero, a friend to all!

    https://willysjeepforum.kaiserwillys.com/showthread.php?1421-well-the-darn-thing-is-out
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    Well here in Northwestern Ohio you would put that...

    Well here in Northwestern Ohio you would put that cap by the road with a sign that said "make offer". It would be gone shortly! You may want to put it up on the Willys for Sale site...
  19. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    The metering rod provides the transition, cruise...

    The metering rod provides the transition, cruise and high speed fuel. If the rod fell out it should have been way rich everywhere but full load. Unless the rod fell into the jet closing it, then it...
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    5Jeeps, your imagination is matched only by your...

    5Jeeps, your imagination is matched only by your ability to find those old cool things you keep coming up with and posting! The "little GI Joe dude"!

    bb, this is like watching Jurassic Park.
  21. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    Wow how did that happen? Do you have the screw...

    Wow how did that happen? Do you have the screw adjustable rod or the "bend the tab" adjustment?
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    Man that is so freekin' special!

    Man that is so freekin' special!
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    LarrBeard will be a big help here. Especially...

    LarrBeard will be a big help here. Especially with the pickup trucks you could get a lot of prior year parts into a newer year truck right from the factory. If the Title says 1957 but the serial...
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    Man another nice Truck! Welcome, that truck fits...

    Man another nice Truck! Welcome, that truck fits right in. Up here in the 'Rust Belt" we call that a pristine vehicle! That will restore nicely.
  25. Thread: +.085 pistons!

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    Andy, it is surprising that the bore is still...

    Andy, it is surprising that the bore is still good. unfortunately .080" is the max oversize. The piston to bore fit is maximum .005" for fit out of round and taper. So yes, if you are sure the piston...
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