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    Then if for some reason you don't have a supply...

    Then if for some reason you don't have a supply of grease, you can pack the bushing with loaf bread. Sounds crazy, but it works as well.
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    https://www.offroad-outfitter.com/collections/feat...

    https://www.offroad-outfitter.com/collections/featured-products/products/death-wobble-survivor-t-shirt

    I have this shirt.
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    Agreed. When there is no owner history or...

    Agreed. When there is no owner history or paperwork, that's when the archeology comes into play. Scraping paint and looking at past repairs tell a good story.
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    That was the steel Civilian tag that was put on...

    That was the steel Civilian tag that was put on all of the production Jeeps. The early CJ2As had three tags in the same location, but everything afterward had the same as yours.

    Early Civilian...
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    https://www.thecj2apage.com/forums/topic5742.html...

    https://www.thecj2apage.com/forums/topic5742.html My 2A was a reman, and was red.

    The military CJ3A was designated a CJ-V35/U. There was civilian Jeeps utilized by the military for staff cars...
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    To this day, all the manuals are written and...

    To this day, all the manuals are written and illustrated for the average 18 year old soldier to comprehend.
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    51 CJ3, I've read good things about the...

    51 CJ3,

    I've read good things about the Repli-tub. One of our other members, TJones, has purchased one as well. He is in the process of building his, so he would be a good source of information...
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    When we would get new personnel in, I would hand...

    When we would get new personnel in, I would hand out composition note books to keep notes in. I know my memory is crap, so it helps to write down everything. I had one guy that was not a great...
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    I worked at a Ford tractor dealer, and we dealt...

    I worked at a Ford tractor dealer, and we dealt with 2Ns through the industrial series. We worked a lot of rear end gears with various issues. The worst I ever saw was a shyster who was taking his...
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    That shoots that idea. No problems, just will...

    That shoots that idea. No problems, just will take some extra time to dial it in. I watched the video to see if I could learn something new, and he recommended to making the ring gear bearings...
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    There is not a good way to pull the pinion...

    There is not a good way to pull the pinion without damaging the shims. There is no great way to punch out a pinion race without using brute force. A tip to setting your new pinion would be to take...
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    Here is what I could find on the differences...

    Here is what I could find on the differences between the A model compared to the C model. The gear ratio is a bit higher, so you will have a little bit better top end speed. Maybe not noticeable,...
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    Another less complicated option for rust removal...

    Another less complicated option for rust removal is Metal Rescue. I haven't personally tried it, but might be worth a look.
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    I put some thought into the electrolysis process....

    I put some thought into the electrolysis process. You can use your automatic charger, but may want to put a battery in line to make the system more efficient. Use a few pieces of rebar, and connect...
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    Dewalts seem to last the best. Although I have...

    Dewalts seem to last the best. Although I have gone through a few of them. I average a drill for every two heeps. Once I start, I typically don't stop until I run out of items to clean. The drill...
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    I'm not a fan of sand blasting. I haven't tried...

    I'm not a fan of sand blasting. I haven't tried baking soda, but I'm sure that it doesn't solve all the issues associated with blasting. Depending on the media used, the process can harden the...
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    The CJ3 windshield is taller than the 2A...

    The CJ3 windshield is taller than the 2A windshield. I have seen where folks have added extensions to the hood blocks to move them forward, to keep the windshield from being knocked out or...
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    With the market being hot for early Willys, you...

    With the market being hot for early Willys, you would get a descent return on investment either way you go. It all depends on what you want to invest.

    On my CJ2A, I try to find original 2A...
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    I am too cheap to buy a spot welder, so I have to...

    I am too cheap to buy a spot welder, so I have to do the next best thing. The main reason is that in order to reach everything that would require a spot weld, a hobby spot welder just won't reach. ...
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    I remember seeing a few Thorp T-18 from when we...

    I remember seeing a few Thorp T-18 from when we used to go to Oshkosh, back in the mid eighties. Sporty bird, with a cruise at 155. The Pawnee has potential to be fun also.

    MIG welding just...
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    The headers welded up alright. I wouldn't expect...

    The headers welded up alright. I wouldn't expect it to last for a lifetime, but it served it's purpose. A TIG weld with some good filler rod would have been much better, but it was an experiment to...
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    With stainless having different properties than...

    With stainless having different properties than mild steel or galvanized dipped mild steel exhaust, it takes different types of mandrel dies to form the bends. The old corner custom muffler shops...
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    There isn't really any special skill involved in...

    There isn't really any special skill involved in welding in replacement sheet metal. If you use the offered replacement sheet metal, and have good base metal, it's more important to clean and metal...
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    Logging in twice happens from time to time. ...

    Logging in twice happens from time to time.

    Years ago, I put a turbo 400 in a Chevy 3/4 2X4 truck with no jack, nor any one else around. There was just enough room to slide the transmission...
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    Yep, the fire truck photos were in forum jail...

    Yep, the fire truck photos were in forum jail until they were looked at by the moderator. It seems almost every time I try to add a link to ewillys, or other useful links, it gets flagged.

    The...
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