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    Oops, forgot to ask about this too. On the king...

    Oops, forgot to ask about this too. On the king pins themselves, part of the casting below the bearing is discolored. A purple-ish hue that looks like the metal was very, very hot. Is this normal?...
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    Thanks Bob, that's a great idea. I saw a little...

    Thanks Bob, that's a great idea. I saw a little rust on the outside bottom of the tank, cleaned and painted it too. It's drying now and I will put the welts on tomorrow and reinstall.

    I got back...
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    Thought I might give a little update on things. ...

    Thought I might give a little update on things. I've been in the Tahoe region the past 10 days, most of it on the Rubicon Trail. No shortage of Jeeps there.

    BTW, Happy Birthday Willys/Jeep!! 80...
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    Sometimes I kick myself for not RTFM first. The...

    Sometimes I kick myself for not RTFM first. The Universal Series service manual says this about the fuel pump return line, "...Dauntless has a special fuel pump which has a metering outlet for a...
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    The Dauntless is definitely equip with CA...

    The Dauntless is definitely equip with CA emission. I called KW.com and talked with Mile about the availability of this tank (with evap return on top) and he said no. He wanted me to just plug off...
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    I'm back from the family vacation. Spent some...

    I'm back from the family vacation. Spent some time in SC and GA. The humidity was mighty fierce, but we had a great trip.

    TJ/Bob/LB, to pick up on your TC and tranny comments, I know the tranny...
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    Thanks Bob. I didn't realize that I needed to...

    Thanks Bob. I didn't realize that I needed to set the avatar in order to display.

    I will most likely start an album that I can keep everything in and let folks see progress as it goes along.
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    I have noticed that my profile pic does not show...

    I have noticed that my profile pic does not show on any of my posts (at least from my view), yet it exists when I look at "my profile" settings. Is this normal?

    I also have 3 pics from my initial...
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    I've been thinking about the speedo drive gear...

    I've been thinking about the speedo drive gear some more and think that it may be installed backwards. The more I look at the the way the splines would align, it appears incorrect. It looks fairly...
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    Hello, my end goal is to get her running as...

    Hello, my end goal is to get her running as Washington has a fairly short Summer and I want to have some wheeling. I am not going to get her all dolled up as I would be too paranoid to to get a...
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    I picked up a 15 tooth speedo gear and threaded...

    I picked up a 15 tooth speedo gear and threaded bushing as it was missing in my Dana 18, single shifter t-case. I can get the gear in the transfer case and hand tighten the retainer bushing all the...
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    Thanks for that input Bob (please let me know if...

    Thanks for that input Bob (please let me know if you prefer bmorgil, I don't want to offend anyone).

    Everything you said is correct about the u-joint not having a zerk. I was only hesitant...
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    Hot mess, a 1967 CJ-5 restoration

    Here begins my journey to getting Dad's 1967 CJ-5 back to her glory days...

    This saga started nearly 35 years ago, when my Dad bought the CJ. As the story has it, the owner before my Dad owned 2...
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    This just happened to me today. I attempted to...

    This just happened to me today. I attempted to start a new restoration thread and had a very lengthy text. When I went to attach some pics, I got a pop up to log back in. When I did log back in...
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    Thanks guys, that's much appreciated. And yes, I...

    Thanks guys, that's much appreciated. And yes, I have already started draining my wallet at kaiserwillys.com

    I will start a new restoration thread, post some pics and let the questions run wild. ...
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    My hot mess, Dad's old CJ-5

    After years of requests to rescue my Dad's 1967 CJ-5, he finally let me take her.

    I knew that she had sat in his garage for nearly 20 years untouched, but what I found was more unnerving. My...
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