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    Looks great! A fine job well executed.

    Looks great! A fine job well executed.
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    I like the white idea.... Yep, I said it...paint...

    I like the white idea.... Yep, I said it...paint it. The patina tail gate kept just enough.
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    Will it start out in second gear without...

    Will it start out in second gear without shuttering? Granny low first gear is pretty much useless when not pulling a load.

    Each vintage vehicle has its own personality. One likes full choke and...
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    Not silly, but very practical. Run what you...

    Not silly, but very practical. Run what you brung, then upgrade when the opportunity arises.
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    Napa should have the copper gasket in stock.

    Napa should have the copper gasket in stock.
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    Much like my days of working on Harleys. When it...

    Much like my days of working on Harleys. When it stops leaking, it's out of oil.

    Our '46 has a nuisance leak. The rear main seal is a dropper. After running up the road it leaves a 3 " puddle. ...
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    I wouldn't take any amount of money for our 2A. ...

    I wouldn't take any amount of money for our 2A. It leaks, and half the time the battery doesn't hold a charge. Still, she is a member of our family.
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    Coolant is a priority. If the coolant is coming...

    Coolant is a priority. If the coolant is coming from the weep hole, then it is the internal seal allowing coolant out and into the bearing.

    Oil at the full mark on the dipstick, doesn't always...
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    Looks great!

    Looks great!
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    Great to hear that you are back up and running......

    Great to hear that you are back up and running... Even if the fence became a casualty. Power brakes on your Cindy has to be a whole new experience.
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    No mall crawler. You are adding a modern twist...

    No mall crawler. You are adding a modern twist to a classic that you can guarantee that you will be the only one in the neighborhood has. Anyone can owe a car payment, then drop a bunch more to...
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    All I get is "you bought more Heep...

    All I get is "you bought more Heep parts....ugh."....
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    Great research Bmorgil and Trailabite. I...

    Great research Bmorgil and Trailabite. I remembered it being in there, but not the details. Thank you Guys!
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    If Memory serves, wasn't there a J truck in the...

    If Memory serves, wasn't there a J truck in the Kevin Bacon movie Tremors? Seems to stick in my mind..... More useless knowledge if correct.
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    Check eBay for a Jeepers Creepers. You should be...

    Check eBay for a Jeepers Creepers. You should be able to find some vintage pieces that would complement Cindy.
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    You'll be able to stop on a dime with change to...

    You'll be able to stop on a dime with change to spare.
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    The only thing that comes to mind would be to...

    The only thing that comes to mind would be to ensure that the proportioning valve is set up for four wheel disk brakes. If you buy the front kit, it would be most likely set up for front disks and...
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    Our most heartfelt condolences. He sounded like...

    Our most heartfelt condolences. He sounded like a stand up man who was wise beyond his years. May he forever ride shotgun in all your adventures with Cindy.
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    Go with the brake upgrade. You'll never regret...

    Go with the brake upgrade. You'll never regret the decision after driving it the first day after the retrofit.

    Bmorgil is right. I was jaded when using the Crown brake parts.
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    Classy is an appropriate adjective. I like the...

    Classy is an appropriate adjective. I like the utility of the bed.
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    Amén on your salute to our Veterans. It helps...

    Amén on your salute to our Veterans.

    It helps to keep close tabs on your builds. Photo and serial numbers recorded are great to file away just in case something were to happen to your truck.
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    People are starting to see the beauty of these...

    People are starting to see the beauty of these Gladiators. The Jeep Commandoes are starting to gain traction for the next popular builds, especially the Hurst version.
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    The new ones will look right at home cruising...

    The new ones will look right at home cruising around the mall and Home Depot.

    I'd take an original Gladiator any day of the week over a new one.
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    Just Empty Every Pocket As another...

    Just
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    As another possibility for an acronym.

    I just keep the floor starter pedal on the 2A. If they do figure out how to turn the ignition switch on, then they probably...
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    Invest in a hidden battery disconnect switch,...

    Invest in a hidden battery disconnect switch, (common on drag cars) and place it in a inconspicuous spot that you can access without looking obvious. Under the dash/seat/or even in the glove box. ...
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