Search:

Type: Posts; User: LarrBeard

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Alright alright. I'll get get the can. The...

    Alright alright. I'll get get the can.

    The Summit Racing cans are a lot fancier than the cans on a lot of the late cars with vacuum wipers. Those cans were just painted tomato juice cans with a...
  2. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    If the drain screw has been overtightened, the...

    If the drain screw has been overtightened, the copper crush gasket will get flattened out enough to lose the seal. I concur that a new copper gasket at the next oil change would not be a bad...
  3. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Grease Zerks

    The '48 Truck has, by actual count, 35 ... yes 35... Zerk fittings. Many of them are tight enough that a hand grease gun won't fill them - and even with a pneumatic gun you need to lift the truck to...
  4. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    "Your Willys needs a name." Like most of our...

    "Your Willys needs a name."

    Like most of our Jeeps it probably does have a name, but if we used it here Miss Amy would be on us like a settin' hen on a stray cat.
  5. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    I think it's a love- hate relationship!��

    I think it's a love- hate relationship!��
  6. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    " ..that will be the whole resto!..

    Making progress, yep.

    "the whole resto..", you've got the bug now - how about LED headlights so you can really see where you're going??

    Then there is ... always just one more little thing.
  7. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    2 Oil leaks. One at oil pump where it connects to...

    2 Oil leaks. One at oil pump where it connects to motor. One at dampener around the seal where it extends from the block. Both being resealed. No other leaks found.

    The good news is that you found...
  8. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Sneaky Leak

    ...So now I'm hunting the leak..

    Watch for a drip out of the hole in the bottom of the bell housing. A sneaky leak past the rear main seal that dumps into there.
  9. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Water Pump and Oil Level

    [QUOTE=5JeepsAz;11929]Went back to the shop a couple times for post operative follow ups...

    1) water pump is leaking. Mechanic said it's a priority. I could put some aluminum type sealer in there...
  10. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    "Steering wanders like it should and like I want...

    "Steering wanders like it should and like I want it to, like an old truck, but it is not modern in anyway."

    Then it is probably just right. The '48 wanders as it goes down the road. If there is...
  11. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    You said; " I put my boot right on the softest...

    You said; " I put my boot right on the softest pedal you ever saw. "

    Then you drove through a fence?

    Do you still have brake issues?
  12. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    As Pelago said, you turn one bolt - then the next...

    As Pelago said, you turn one bolt - then the next one, and so on.
  13. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Glove Box

    The only add I have on my build is the glove box is made out of card board,

    I was able to get a plastic glove box for the '48. It was a great improvement.
  14. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Brake Upgrade

    No one is going to second guess a decision to upgrade brakes. Getting it to stop is just as critical as getting it to run.

    Just remember the phone commercial:

    "If the brakes don't stop it,...
  15. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Even Dirty Harry admitted that a man has to know...

    Even Dirty Harry admitted that a man has to know his limitations ....

    With the classy bed, new panel and AIR - you're going to have a primo ride when you get done. It will turn heads and get...
  16. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Gladiator

    And it's ugly ...
  17. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Jeep Fever

    Jeep rhymes with Cheap, but it sure ain't.

    J E E P - Just Extract Every Penny

    When I was going through all of the title paperwork trying to find the paperwork that Indiana threw away, one of...
  18. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    I second the notion about the tailgate. Did you...

    I second the notion about the tailgate. Did you clear coat it?
  19. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    We spend a lot of time planning how we paint our...

    We spend a lot of time planning how we paint our Jeeps. After all, when we’re done with all of the mechanical things we do to get it to run right, the paint job is what everybody else sees.

    It’s...
  20. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Opinion

    "All opinions welcome.[/QUOTE]

    In Arizona you can get away with "patina" cuz you don't have salt and CaCl. Patina is good, it's a Jeep thing.
  21. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    I can't resist the urge for a really bad pun: ...

    I can't resist the urge for a really bad pun:

    "There is a lot of bed room on the old Jeep trucks."

    It looks like someone dropped a piece of pipe on the right rear tailgate ...
  22. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Awhh Man - this is getting better all the time

    Awhh Man - this is getting better all the time
  23. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    "Funny though it may be to some, I am falling in...

    "Funny though it may be to some, I am falling in love with this truck!"

    Every one of us understands. Although it is an over used phrase among the folks with the newer Yuppie Jeeps, "It Really Is...
  24. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    This bias-plies look a lot like STA...

    This bias-plies look a lot like STA Super-Traxions - they will talk to you ...
  25. Replies
    261
    Views
    35,228

    Driving an Old Jeep Turck

    " I realized today that driving an old Jeep truck is an entirely new experience. "

    You have a way with words. I think that sentence catches just about the whole Jeep experience in one short...
Results 1 to 25 of 27
Page 1 of 2 1 2