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    I got a little 10 year old Schnauzer that is...

    I got a little 10 year old Schnauzer that is really my wife's dog, but she think she belongs to me. Has anxiety if she doesn't know where I am.
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    I have a couple of size 44 overalls and an iron...

    I have a couple of size 44 overalls and an iron that needs a new cord I'll trade you for them tires.
  3. Thread: New Cj5 owner

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    That is a lot of knobs for a CJ5. You have a...

    That is a lot of knobs for a CJ5. You have a choke, light switch, wiper switch maybe, Heater fan and temp control.
  4. Thread: Fuel gauge.

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    I think they are sending me a new gauge.

    I think they are sending me a new gauge.
  5. That's why I don't throw anything away like that....

    That's why I don't throw anything away like that. Of course I can never find it after that.
  6. Thread: fy carburator

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    I don't know about where you guys are but you can...

    I don't know about where you guys are but you can get gas with no ethanol about everywhere around here. I buy 100% gas for everything except our newer cars. Ethanol is not popular here.
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    I agree, the back of that Jeep is remarkable.

    I agree, the back of that Jeep is remarkable.
  8. Thread: Fuel gauge.

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    I rewired everything from scratch and put the...

    I rewired everything from scratch and put the protection tubing around everything. I found a kit in a bag at Atwoods that had all different sizes of that stuff.
  9. Thread: fy carburator

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    Well, it is definitely starving for gas if you...

    Well, it is definitely starving for gas if you have to choke it to make it run. Maybe a particle of something got in something. Is that only at idle or have you tried driving it? Did you try...
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    Those photos bring back memories. Maybe a couple...

    Those photos bring back memories. Maybe a couple of bad dreams.
  11. Thread: Fuel gauge.

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    I'll check that out. Also I used some of that...

    I'll check that out. Also I used some of that flex tubing that you put around wires all the way from the gauge to the sender, but I will check for a possible short.
  12. Thread: Fuel gauge.

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    Well, I asked a question about the regulator to...

    Well, I asked a question about the regulator to KW and he wrote back and said the regulator is internal to the gauge cluster, so I am trying to find out if all I need is a new fuel gauge.
  13. Thread: New Cj5 owner

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    Having a body with nothing rusted out to start...

    Having a body with nothing rusted out to start out with is a great sign. That eliminates a lot of work and expense and also indicates the Jeep has spent most of its life under a roof.
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    You got a nice find there! This is the place to...

    You got a nice find there! This is the place to go if you need help or advise.
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    It actually looks pretty good. Under the dash...

    It actually looks pretty good. Under the dash has kept it protected.
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    Yep, that diagram represents just the way the box...

    Yep, that diagram represents just the way the box was wired in on the back of the old speedometer. Would it be too much to ask for that old relic to work?
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    Everything is new. New tank. New sender. New...

    Everything is new. New tank. New sender. New wires. I checked to make sure the sender was grounded and that the tank was grounded. BUT! Here is something I did find. I went back and looked at...
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    Hi, Willys, sure looks like you got a project...

    Hi, Willys, sure looks like you got a project there. I am just finishing up on a project like that. Mine happened to be a 57 CJ5. The body was pretty good on the outside but everything in the...
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    Well, first of all I can eliminate rust. ...

    Well, first of all I can eliminate rust. Everything is brand new. Body, wiring, gauges, everything. It has a 12 volt alternator with internal regulator. I have a ground cable that goes from...
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    I don't mind fixing stuff, but I hate it when you...

    I don't mind fixing stuff, but I hate it when you buy new and it doesn't work. That chaps my a*s*s.
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    Wheat harvest has been over here a couple of...

    Wheat harvest has been over here a couple of weeks, but a lot of rye is raised here and it is mostly windrowed. You can't run as long as you can wheat and it is slower to harvest. A few stragglers...
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    You found the right place. My wife and I bought...

    You found the right place. My wife and I bought a Jeep around September just to mess around in and I started tinkering and it turned into a full blown restore and like you, I stumbled onto this site...
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    OK, another question. Is the current regulator...

    OK, another question. Is the current regulator in the gauge internally. The gauge guy sent me a troubleshooting manual and when I started testing it indicated problems with the current regulator....
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    Yes, the temp gauge wouldn't move at all so I...

    Yes, the temp gauge wouldn't move at all so I went with a mechanical gauge. I think it was just a bad gauge. I have checked everything I can think of on the fuel gauge to check. It worked yesterday...
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    Fuel gauge.

    I can't figure out this fuel gauge. One time when you turn on the switch it will go right where it needs to be, next time it goes all the way to the right past full. Works about half the time and...
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