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    Duller Than Paint Drying or Grass Growing

    Watching a shooting match is worse than staring at grass growing or paint drying. And watching me shoot would be a comedy show.
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    BMorgil - There's the truck you've been waiting...

    BMorgil - There's the truck you've been waiting for ...

    We could be the Bobbsey twins!
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    The good news is that the doors, floors and...

    The good news is that the doors, floors and panels didn't change over the years (fenders, hood and grill did change though). You can use station wagon floors to patch a truck - (I did). I can hang a...
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    One Last Try

    Three of us old guys were going to make one last run at Nationals this year - we figured this would probably be the last gasp - so to speak. But -- WooHooFloo put an end to all of that.

    The local...
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    Don't Pee Oh an old guy who can whack you from...

    Don't Pee Oh an old guy who can whack you from two ZIP codes away.
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    OMG! If there is a nameplate on it to set...

    OMG!

    If there is a nameplate on it to set the provenance, it should be 2T10004. This is only about the third or fourth 2WD truck I've heard of that "might" be older than my '48. Since it is a...
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    "..Can I piggyback on this thread?.." Sure,...

    "..Can I piggyback on this thread?.."

    Sure, we're not really picky, just tag along here.

    It's a bit of a pain, but the surest way to isolate this problem is to pull the sender out of the tank. ...
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    That's only not right, it approaches sick and...

    That's only not right, it approaches sick and wrong. Send us pictures of your timing gear cover - several views. This isn't hard to make right!

    But, this started out as an Americar engine and it...
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    Separation Anxiety?

    Which one of you gets separation anxiety; peeJ or you? (payback for the old man crack)
  10. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    Interesting... does your accelerator linkage come...

    Interesting... does your accelerator linkage come up on the passenger side of the engine?

    In the truck, it comes out just inboard of the exhaust manifold on the driver side, then goes through some...
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    We tend to cuss at our Jeeps - not at what people...

    We tend to cuss at our Jeeps - not at what people want to do to their Jeeps.

    Some of us keep them as original as we can, some modify a little bit, some bling them up a lot. Some Jeeps get...
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    Yup - it's a CJ 3A. You are lucky to get it...

    Yup - it's a CJ 3A. You are lucky to get it delivered.

    The first job will be to find a serial number to start the title search. The license plate might help in working backwards through some...
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    It is amazing how we get to the same topic at the...

    It is amazing how we get to the same topic at the same time. I just asked OkieMark about a throttle spring on an F-134!
  14. Thread: Hey Guys

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    Go for it. I just hope that: A. I make...

    Go for it.

    I just hope that:

    A. I make it to 80

    B. Someone has that nice a surprise for me!

    We can offer all the advice you can stand and it will be worth every penny you pay for it!
  15. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    Could you make a close-up picture(s) of how the...

    Could you make a close-up picture(s) of how the throttle return spring is rigged on your F-134? Mine is a jury rig to a bracket on the fire wall and I'd like to do a correction some day.
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    " I was reading a post by LarrBeard regaling us...

    " I was reading a post by LarrBeard regaling us in the tale of his beautiful truck spraying oil all over his engine compartment."

    "Git off the rig Luke, it's gonna' blow!"

    At least it's clean...
  17. A Doctoral Dissertation Indeed!

    A Doctoral Dissertation Indeed!
  18. Doc Dana - this one is yours

    Doc Dana - this one is yours
  19. GO ask Mrs. Google to find a copy of this tech...

    GO ask Mrs. Google to find a copy of this tech manual. It tells you a LOT about your vehicle.

    TM9-8014.pdf

    Look at about page 59 and following. There is about a day's work there and you will...
  20. Beautiful - but it needs unit markings. The...

    Beautiful - but it needs unit markings.

    The first guy to get to it with a stencil and a paint can can claim it!
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    Uh-oh; Condenser Issue?

    The case of the condenser is the other electrical contact. The clamp needs to be in very intimate contact with the case to make sure that the case of the condenser is connected to ground - the case...
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    Stuck Between a Rock and a Hard Place

    When you're stuck between a rock and a hard place - get on the gas and just blast out ...
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    Which Red?

    It's gotta be red.

    The original Red for a 48 CJ 2A was Luzon Red. My '48 truck was Tunisian Red and BMorgil found the lady in the Dupont Vintage Paint Library who gave us all the formulas for...
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    Yee-Haaaww' It's a runnin'

    Check the new condenser and make sure the strap is welded to the case. Things don't run right if it isn't and it's really hard to figure out.
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    In the '48 truck I went with a plastic tank. ...

    In the '48 truck I went with a plastic tank. It's not a structural piece that has to bear weight in that application like it is in a 2A. I wanted the rust and corrosion resistance.

    It is a very...
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