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  1. Thread: New CJ 2A owner

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    Add another point to the “old guy” score sheet. ...

    Add another point to the “old guy” score sheet. Replaced the condensor bracket with a new one and up and running again!!! Still need to fine tune, but now it starts consistently and runs so it will...
  2. Thread: New CJ 2A owner

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    Ahhh...grounding it, that makes sense. This one...

    Ahhh...grounding it, that makes sense. This one seemed to be nice and tight within the strap/bracket. Score one for the “old guy” with the experience! I’ve always enjoyed those discussions. I’ve...
  3. Thread: New CJ 2A owner

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    The replacement that I put in was not welded to...

    The replacement that I put in was not welded to the bracket. The one I removed was not either. I actually used the older bracket as it allowed for better clearance inside the distributor. If I may...
  4. Thread: New CJ 2A owner

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    So I used a spark tester and saw very weak spark...

    So I used a spark tester and saw very weak spark across all four cylinders. Took the cap off and cleaned the “contacts” and cleaned the points, cleaned the contact on the rotor, re gapped and put...
  5. Thread: New CJ 2A owner

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    So far I think I’ve diagnosed it too being an...

    So far I think I’ve diagnosed it too being an ignition problem. Got some wrong parts, my mistake, and have the correct ones on the way. I’m going to take the carb off and clean as well just as a...
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    So I’ve ordered a tune up parts. Plugs, ...

    So I’ve ordered a tune up parts. Plugs, wires,cap,rotor, points, etc. in between all the rain we’ve been getting I snuck out to do a little investigating. I pulled the coil to check on 12v and it...
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    Thanks for the info! Will start looking this...

    Thanks for the info! Will start looking this afternoon...this pesky work thing gets in the way of enjoying the new project!!
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    This might be a silly question, but was wondering...

    This might be a silly question, but was wondering on how to determine if the electrical system had been, actually converted to 12 volt. Previous owner gave some rather vague info on why no spark, 12...
  9. Thread: New CJ 2A owner

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    New CJ 2A owner

    Just brought home a new to me 1946 CJ2A last night.

    My daughters and I got to ride in our local Independence Day parade last year, with a friend that has a 1950. Ever since they have been...
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