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  1. My mother's family lived in a small Illinois...

    My mother's family lived in a small Illinois town. Every July 4th they set up a park walk that is lined with flags and plaques with everybody's names and service dates. A lot of the residents have...
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    He's a keeper! Glad you have a new companion!

    He's a keeper! Glad you have a new companion!
  3. Looking good Chief!

    Looking good Chief!
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    Jake is a great name, along with a great movie.

    Jake is a great name, along with a great movie.
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    Welcome rcrawn! The windshield looks to be...

    Welcome rcrawn!

    The windshield looks to be from an M38 Arctic hard top.
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    I'm sure glad Pelagro is on our side. He is...

    I'm sure glad Pelagro is on our side. He is right up there with Carlos Hathcock in ability , and I bet if he would write the book he was talking about, it would be a best seller. The shitter story...
  7. Thread: Overdrive

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    Overdrives are nice, but they are a slippery...

    Overdrives are nice, but they are a slippery slope to emptying your wallet. Not just the price of the unit, but the upgrades that you'll will likely want after driving a while with the O.D. Brakes...
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    Thank you Cheif for the reminder! Thank you to...

    Thank you Cheif for the reminder! Thank you to all our Veterans for keeping our flag flying proud above us.
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    I see that the mounts were not backwards, but a...

    I see that the mounts were not backwards, but a much steeper angle then the original. I have caught myself putting them on bass ackward because of the slight angle. The end of the arms are more...
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    A few more photos for effect. The red Heep was...

    A few more photos for effect. The red Heep was an early MD Juan bodied M38/3A clone. The windshield fit alright, but nothing else was right.
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    I hadn't forgotten about the pictures. Been on...

    I hadn't forgotten about the pictures. Been on the run since 02:30, and finally had a chance to get back to my desk. I won't make it home before dark, so here are some archive photos of my old...
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    We use hammer to fit, paint to match. O.D. green...

    We use hammer to fit, paint to match. O.D. green CARC paint is easy to blend.

    The outboard seat rests up against the inner fender on the passenger side. The rubber bumper goes on the inner leg...
  13. Now I'm going to have Iron Butterfly playing in...

    Now I'm going to have Iron Butterfly playing in the back of my mind. Worse things could happen.
  14. The Allis flambeau orange is closer then the...

    The Allis flambeau orange is closer then the Chevy hugger orange.
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    The passenger side rests on what should be two...

    The passenger side rests on what should be two brackets with rubber bumpers installed. There wasn't a latch or hardware that kept the seat in place, until there was a field fix on the M38A1. This...
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    Looking good!

    Looking good!
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    Time heals some wounds, but others last a...

    Time heals some wounds, but others last a lifetime. Thank you for sharing!
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    Pelagro, you do not owe us an apology. You have...

    Pelagro, you do not owe us an apology. You have an ear with us. We are here for you regardless of your needs. We aren't just Heep guys. We have been working on vehicles that have come back from...
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    Not even a trail ride? Please don't neuter your...

    Not even a trail ride? Please don't neuter your ride to a mall crawler!

    Just kidding.... Mostly.
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    We've been keeping a look out for you. We miss...

    We've been keeping a look out for you. We miss you when you are off the grid. We are all a bit of a family here, and when one is quiet, we are all concerned.

    Sir Mac McLintock is a great name!
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    Looks great!

    Looks great!
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    Welcome Danny! Starting out with a CJ5 is a...

    Welcome Danny!

    Starting out with a CJ5 is a great start! The flat head is vintage CJ, so you are 1/4 of the way there to a flat fender. Keep us up to date on your progress.
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    Welcome Steve! The first thing I would turn to...

    Welcome Steve!

    The first thing I would turn to would be the battery cables. If you are running the 6 volt system, the cables have to be fairly healthy. The parts store, off the shelf cables are...
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    Welcome Vintage IRA, Please post some pictures...

    Welcome Vintage IRA,

    Please post some pictures so we can get a better picture of what you have. I wouldn't throw out the term rare, but more unique. You may have what is considered a Farm Jeep,...
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    One thing to keep in mind when rebuilding your...

    One thing to keep in mind when rebuilding your brake components is to invest in a brake hone to dress up the internal surfaces. This will clean up and true up the piston sealing surface.

    To...
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