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  1. Welcome Dan! We all take turns at being a fool...

    Welcome Dan!
    We all take turns at being a fool from time to time, so you'll fit right in. There is loads of knowledge and experience between all, so no question is too big or small. There is no...
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    Great job! The lock washer is a new one, but not...

    Great job! The lock washer is a new one, but not a huge surprise. Take some pictures of you truck on display.
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    That's what you find here. Run into the ground...

    That's what you find here. Run into the ground mechanically, but rust free. What would scare most northern buyers is the fact that there were no titles issued on '80 and newer. Before moving here,...
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    That made for a bad day. I would be taking a...

    That made for a bad day. I would be taking a close look at the front cover for any stress cracks or seal imperfections.
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    All of my personal stuff, and the M38A1 came from...

    All of my personal stuff, and the M38A1 came from Illinois, so they were salt victims. The Wrangler was a local item, but a design flaw to the frame is that there are no drains at the bottom. Mud...
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    That's why I would paint everything underneath...

    That's why I would paint everything underneath the tub, then set the body on with moving blankets over every place on the frame that will make for a bad day. Then when that's all mounted paint the...
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    I choose to section a frame by cutting an angle...

    I choose to section a frame by cutting an angle for more surface area. I put fish plates on the inside of the frame to disguise a frame repair on my own rigs, but on a heavy duty repair I would put...
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    I showed the the pictures to the Long Suffering,...

    I showed the the pictures to the Long Suffering, and she fell in love with the color and the amount of metallic within. Orange is her favorite color.... Her favorite room in the house is painted...
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    Just make sure you have the spacer plate behind...

    Just make sure you have the spacer plate behind the new fuel pump. Everything would bolt together, but the follower will be too deep past the cam. It will pump fuel, but at a slower rate if any at...
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    The first is the tried and true Non directional...

    The first is the tried and true Non directional military tire.

    The second is the high traction "mud and snow" tire. They do better in snow then mud, but they will allow you to stop in the rain a...
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    I feel the dead goat story coming back around for...

    I feel the dead goat story coming back around for sure. Great story!
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    If I were in the market for a bed, I would gladly...

    If I were in the market for a bed, I would gladly pay around $500 for a bed that isn't destroyed. The floor looks to be solid and not beat to death, so that is a good starting point. The fenders...
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    Great to have you out and about, and enjoying...

    Great to have you out and about, and enjoying Magoo in his natural habitat!

    A dragon wagon is a massive beast! The depot that I work at has one in its inventory of war relics, but it hasn't been...
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    Looking great! It never hurts to have a spare...

    Looking great! It never hurts to have a spare power plant.
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    Looks great! McGiver would be proud!

    Looks great! McGiver would be proud!
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    Looks great!

    Looks great!
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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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    It may be a good idea to start a new thread for...

    It may be a good idea to start a new thread for those who are looking at reading up on an engine build as a main subject.

    Magoo has come a long ways, and the finish line is in sight.
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    Sweet! Between Summit, Jegs, and Speedway...

    Sweet! Between Summit, Jegs, and Speedway Motors, if they don't have what you need you don't need it.
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    Welcome Daniel, The Studebaker engine swap was...

    Welcome Daniel,

    The Studebaker engine swap was a '50s - '60s power adding swap. The truck appears to be in restorable shape from the photo, and would be worth something to someone. The real...
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    The trailer is in fact for an M151. The dead...

    The trailer is in fact for an M151. The dead giveaway is the wheels and the angled off fenders.
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    The plugs are pipe thread, so they need some pipe...

    The plugs are pipe thread, so they need some pipe dope to prevent oil from migrating through the threads to your clean driveway or shop floor. If your cover gasket leaks, then your cover is not...
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    Welcome Willys@57, The original configuration...

    Welcome Willys@57,
    The original configuration would have the filter assembly mounted on the engine. It is difficult to say what filter you may have without seeing pictures of your ride. Most...
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    The last rotten frame I had turned out fairly...

    The last rotten frame I had turned out fairly descent. I'm sure yours isn't too bad.
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    To add pictures go to Go Advanced tab on the...

    To add pictures go to Go Advanced tab on the bottom right of the Quick Reply window. The top of the Advanced window has several options to add pictures. I use the paper clip to add pictures from my...
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