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    If you listen closely, your truck will tell you...

    If you listen closely, your truck will tell you what it wants done.

    I stripped our 2A down to the bare metal, and that's the way it has stayed. There had been some vintage body work that had been...
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    Working at an Army Depot, there have been rumors...

    Working at an Army Depot, there have been rumors from the old timers that back in the fifties, the army dug big holes and placed the crated Jeeps and covered them up. Although they do have a vast...
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    It wouldn't hurt so bad if it weren't for the...

    It wouldn't hurt so bad if it weren't for the fact that the A1 uses the waterproof plugs.
  4. Thread: Canada Newby

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    Welcome ReneC! I like your wagon! A 283 is...

    Welcome ReneC!

    I like your wagon! A 283 is darned near a perfect plant for these wagons. Time for some winter projects!
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    On our 2A, the needle bounced. I just averaged...

    On our 2A, the needle bounced. I just averaged out the bounces to get a close guesstimate to the actual speed....Not that it actually matters.

    Great story to share as usual Chief.
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    Absolutely, use the American made valve cover...

    Absolutely, use the American made valve cover gasket and head gasket. Fel-pro is my choice for any engine build or reseal. The new Fel-Pro valve cover(s) gaskets can be reused when adjusting the...
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    Looks pretty good so far.

    Looks pretty good so far.
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    As far as the lug nuts/studs, that was standard...

    As far as the lug nuts/studs, that was standard practice for some brands through the mid sixties to have left hand thread on the driver's side. Some heavy trucks stayed with it until the mid...
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    The tool shown was designed for flat head Ford...

    The tool shown was designed for flat head Ford V-8 valve guides, and not valve springs.

    What you need is this;
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    The cylinder ridge doesn't look too bad. Be sure...

    The cylinder ridge doesn't look too bad. Be sure to check around the distributor for cracks in the block casting.
    We will be looking forward to seeing your progress.
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    Seeing Cheif LarrBeard in uniform, the ladies...

    Seeing Cheif LarrBeard in uniform, the ladies can't resist! He reminds them of the movie An officer and a gentleman.
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    I concur with Bmorgil. My grandfather used the...

    I concur with Bmorgil.
    My grandfather used the 2A I have around the farm up until his death. When he took possession of the Willys, it burned more oil than gas. Since Grandpa was a minimalist, he...
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    Sounds like it will come out purdy.

    Sounds like it will come out purdy.
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    That is about par for the course as far as oil...

    That is about par for the course as far as oil pressure at idle while warm. Our 2A holds between 5 and 10 psi depending on ambient temperature, with SAE 30 wt. Oil. Last weekend with the...
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    Looking great! Hopefully you'll be happy with...

    Looking great! Hopefully you'll be happy with this rendition.
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    I came across a site a while back that should...

    I came across a site a while back that should help. Paintref.com

    Most of the original paint was provided by Diltzer.
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    In doors is best. When you are ready in the...

    In doors is best. When you are ready in the spring to put it on, lay it out in the sun for a while before putting it on. This will flatten out any creases, and make it more pliable for ease of...
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    He's a crafty joker isn't he.

    He's a crafty joker isn't he.
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    Welcome Humpty! We are glad to have you here. ...

    Welcome Humpty! We are glad to have you here. Please post pictures of both your CJ5 and a few catches. We would love to see them all!
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    Love the bed cover! barnyard engineering at its...

    Love the bed cover! barnyard engineering at its finest!

    You'll see more adventure going around the block then the mall crawlers will see in their whole lifetime. Change the wave to thumbing...
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    Welcome BDJeff, That is a good looking truck! ...

    Welcome BDJeff,

    That is a good looking truck! No rust is a definite plus.
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    The military still runs a pretty low standard...

    The military still runs a pretty low standard octane fuel in their combat vehicles. In our CAT engines, (3126/C-7 series) we run JP-8. The downside is that the closer to kerosene fuel doesn't have...
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    I thought the price was in line for what was...

    I thought the price was in line for what was offered. I'm pretty cheap when buying vehicles, but to get exactly what you want, you have to pay the going rate.

    Good luck, and keep us advised of...
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    Dough! Pepper will get you home, but not a long...

    Dough! Pepper will get you home, but not a long term fix.

    A true M38 radiator was designed just like the early A1s. Mount rods come up from the motor mounts to the sides of the radiator. This...
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    You are going to be the brake master adjuster...

    You are going to be the brake master adjuster before you're done.
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