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    I've gotten pretty good at eyeball toe in...

    I've gotten pretty good at eyeball toe in adjustments. I get it pretty close then get it out on the blacktop and turn the steering wheel straight, then do the fine adjustment and it's good to go.
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    Think of it as a journey.

    Think of it as a journey.
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    Mine had an aftermarket add on that uses a Ford...

    Mine had an aftermarket add on that uses a Ford screw on filter. Is yours a screw on or a cannister type?
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    That is pretty fancy.

    That is pretty fancy.
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    Mine had a bug screen screwed on the front. ...

    Mine had a bug screen screwed on the front. Perhaps something like that at one time.
  6. The double clutching is mainly done to keep from...

    The double clutching is mainly done to keep from grinding gears I assume where the synchronizers are worn, but some of the really old trucks may not have had them at all. I tore a tranny apart on a...
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    Well, I would just look up alternator or...

    Well, I would just look up alternator or generator on a search and you will get a picture. A generator will be longer and generally painted whereas an alternator will be maybe 8 inches deep and...
  8. My dad showed me how to "double clutch" which was...

    My dad showed me how to "double clutch" which was handy on the old 53 Ford PU that had three on the column and the old wheat trucks. I found it worked on the Jeep too before I tore it up into...
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    Looks good!

    Looks good!
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    Some good work there.

    Some good work there.
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    It pisses me off when people tell you they will...

    It pisses me off when people tell you they will fix something or as you said, tell you in is unfixable when they could just say they don't want to mess with it or take it to someone else.
  12. Would that have been used as an ambulance maybe?

    Would that have been used as an ambulance maybe?
  13. Have you looked on the firewall under the hood...

    Have you looked on the firewall under the hood for a serial plate?
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    I'm not above cutting them off with a torch, but...

    I'm not above cutting them off with a torch, but you need to be pretty handy with it.
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    That's why I like to save large flat cardboard...

    That's why I like to save large flat cardboard boxes. They make perfect oil drip catchers.
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    So you are thinking belt slippage is the reason...

    So you are thinking belt slippage is the reason for it not lifting? I have been working on a 57 but it has been converted to an alternator and does not have the hydraulic pump.
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    kaiserwillys.com lists a front crossmember for...

    kaiserwillys.com lists a front crossmember for that model. You might check that site to see if that is the one you need. Chances are you will be using that site a lot.
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    My project has sure given me plenty to do and...

    My project has sure given me plenty to do and think about and learn about this winter. I can actually talk intelligently about Jeeps now and honestly I didn't know much more than I knew a jeep when...
  19. Thread: Gear Oil

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    The hydraulic oil like the Rotella HD I mentioned...

    The hydraulic oil like the Rotella HD I mentioned is probably no more than 30 wt. but it is used in heavy equipment with ring gear and pinions, power shift transmissions, etc with extended continuous...
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    I put Rotella HD in mine. It is the same stuff I...

    I put Rotella HD in mine. It is the same stuff I use in my tractors. I looked up in the specs and it is non corrosive to copper and brass.
  21. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    O'Reillys is pretty good here, so I'll probably...

    O'Reillys is pretty good here, so I'll probably try them first.
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    I have done that. Out local Coop had a big...

    I have done that. Out local Coop had a big selection of hoses and I could look through them on my own without anybody bothering me but they got rid of them so now I'll have to do what you suggested.
  23. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    Held the radiator up there so see how the new...

    Held the radiator up there so see how the new radiator hoses might fit up. The shape of them seems OK, but the radiator necks are smaller than on the engine so now I have new radiator hoses that...
  24. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    Well, I wasn't sure if that Ford radiator was...

    Well, I wasn't sure if that Ford radiator was supposed to be an interchange or just something really close. I didn't suspect anything when I took it off but they did have spacers to hold it out...
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    I've had a few in the past but had been doing...

    I've had a few in the past but had been doing good for a long time then had to have one taken off my nose about a year and a half ago. Not a serious type but they had to take a pretty good chunk to...
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