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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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    All is good. The stud is wet by design, so add...

    All is good. The stud is wet by design, so add some pipe dope or Loctite thread sealant to the new stud and you'll be good to go.
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    Looks too good to cover it with a body.

    Looks too good to cover it with a body.
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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.
  7. Welcome Sabine! Nice looking CJ-6! LarrBeard...

    Welcome Sabine! Nice looking CJ-6! LarrBeard has all the answers.
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    We had new glass installed in our 2A reproduction...

    We had new glass installed in our 2A reproduction windshield frame. I purchased the seals to go around the windshield panes but ended up not fitting correctly. The repro frame was slightly thinner...
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    That was money well spent! Good machine shops...

    That was money well spent! Good machine shops are hard to come by these days, or at least they are getting fewer and farther between.
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    Welcome Spence. Please post some of your two...

    Welcome Spence.

    Please post some of your two wheel rides! I live not too far from the Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds AL. They have a museum there that is jam packed with vintage bikes. I love...
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    Just like an old Harley. If it stops leaking,...

    Just like an old Harley. If it stops leaking, it's low on oil.
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    Looks great! A little history lesson from a...

    Looks great!

    A little history lesson from a brain full of semi worthless knowledge. The NDT (non directional tread) was a military staple from WWII until the early '80s with the introduction of...
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    Good deal! Drips are just part of the experience...

    Good deal! Drips are just part of the experience of having a darn near 70 year old hunk of Iron and steel. Our '46 2A leaks from the rear main, and eventually it will get fixed, but for now there...
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    The crown of the road, and the nature of non...

    The crown of the road, and the nature of non directional bias plies, that will most likely be as good as it gets.

    That is the reason I don't want to paint the 2A. Nothing says go away like rusty,...
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    To prevent scarring of the tie rods with a pipe...

    To prevent scarring of the tie rods with a pipe wrench, on a straight axle suspension I would put it up on stands. With all new tie rod ends, it should adjust by hand with the weight off of the...
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    Welcome! It may be my crappy eyes but I can't...

    Welcome!
    It may be my crappy eyes but I can't make out the prefix on the serial number. From what I can tell it appears to be a CJ from the civilian dash plate at the bottom of the second photo....
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    That's better. I was beginning to worry.

    That's better. I was beginning to worry.
  18. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    Once upon a time, the farm stores, ( Farm & Fleet...

    Once upon a time, the farm stores, ( Farm & Fleet in the Midwest, and the true man-mall Fleet Farms in the upper Midwest) you could dig through and find hoses on your own. Down in the south land,...
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    On odd ball projects, I like to take measurements...

    On odd ball projects, I like to take measurements of both the necks on the engine, and the rad necks. Then bend brazing rod to the shape desired for the routing. Then pay the local Napa store to...
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    Check out some of these stands. They will need a...

    Check out some of these stands. They will need a little bit of tweaking to fit the mounts on the 134 F.

    https://www.jegs.com/pt/Engine+Storage+Stand
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    Looks good to me.

    Looks good to me.
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    Looks great! It helps to have her up and running.

    Looks great! It helps to have her up and running.
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    Good to hear from you. Rest easy, and we look...

    Good to hear from you. Rest easy, and we look forward to having you back on with us.
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    You have yourself a keeper! I managed to marry a...

    You have yourself a keeper! I managed to marry a girlie girl who might break a nail. She likes to ride with on going to town, and doesn't mind the dust being kicked up off the floor of the heep...
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    That's terrible luck on the windshield, but you...

    That's terrible luck on the windshield, but you made up for it on the win column. The real feat was getting the Misses up under the dash to pull wires. I don't see that ever happening at the rust...
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