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    A new water pump went in when the new engine went...

    A new water pump went in when the new engine went in
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    After I take the cover off, I go round, count the...

    After I take the cover off, I go round, count the tyres, give am a kick, lift the hood/bonnet, check water, oil

    Look underneath for leaks

    Then jump in and start it up, watch the ammeter, see...
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    I wouldnt say I have a 'passion' for a Jeep I...

    I wouldnt say I have a 'passion' for a Jeep

    I like it, its cheap to run, (cheap insurance, no MOT and no road tax to pay) I can drive in to London and dont have to worry about any congestion...
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    That lady that renovated the Jeep was a girl...

    That lady that renovated the Jeep was a girl after my own heart

    I was never really interested in history or Jeeps

    I just suddenly had a midlife crises (can you get them at 70?)

    I just wanted...
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    I have no idea what will happen to my Jeep when I...

    I have no idea what will happen to my Jeep when I peg it

    My kids aren't interested in it, if they are, it will be just for its monetary value

    I am hoping my wife will find someone that knows my...
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    gmwillys I was at a military show in...

    gmwillys

    I was at a military show in Australia, they had a few Jeeps, that had been imported over there, trucks and tanks

    Parts are really expensive over there so they have to use repo parts,...
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    Some might have a description of their vehicle,...

    Some might have a description of their vehicle, telling you what it is, who it served with, how old it is, some will display a corps or regimental flag

    I have seen tanks with a 'Do not Climb'...
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    LarrBeard Thanks for your reply, I did look at...

    LarrBeard

    Thanks for your reply, I did look at this company, but its in the US and sending anything over there is ridiculously expensive and returning it isnt going to be any cheaper

    I'll stick...
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    bmorgil well I am off to a Military show next...

    bmorgil well I am off to a Military show next weekend

    I know everyone will be looking at the Jeeps on display, taking pictures, comparing them

    There are always lots of Jeeps at these shows...
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    gmwillys You know more about Jeeps than I do,...

    gmwillys

    You know more about Jeeps than I do, so I bow to your superior knowledge

    I wouldnt have known any of that

    I am begining to wonder what you would think of my Jeep
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    I have even found a Jeep on eBay that has a slat...

    I have even found a Jeep on eBay that has a slat grill
    But he wants a top price it
    I dont think he will sell it

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/145211705373
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    gmwillys Well this one on eBay lo0ks like the...

    gmwillys

    Well this one on eBay lo0ks like the real deal, but with repo being so good these days, its hard to know

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/126025425591
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    gmwillys I have seen a slat grill on eBay, its...

    gmwillys

    I have seen a slat grill on eBay, its an auction, so watching it and see what the bidding goes up to

    What do you think a fair price is ?
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    bmorgil Nothing being sent or bought from the...

    bmorgil

    Nothing being sent or bought from the US is cheap any more

    From what I can gather this spedo is an original, so very reluctant to replace it

    This is because of Brexit, the $ has...
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    gmwillys I wont be making it it priority...

    gmwillys

    I wont be making it it priority though.

    if I see one on eBay or at any of the shows I go to and its a decent price, i might buy it

    If have tried 2 cables now, inner and outer, both...
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    gmwillys Thanks for your reply to my thread ...

    gmwillys

    Thanks for your reply to my thread

    The gear box has been rebuilt, the clutch replaced

    The parts came from Joes Motor pool here in the UK (good service parts arrived the next day)
    ...
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    My Jeep came with an alternator, it went a bit...

    My Jeep came with an alternator, it went a bit belly up, so had to be replaced

    The support bracket had to be replaced, it took the little Indian guy hours to make one

    He had worked on Mahindra...
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    Ah the flag will be changed soon Thank you for...

    Ah the flag will be changed soon

    Thank you for the compliment about my Jeep, a lot of blood, sweat and tears and coffee have gone into it
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    Ah, the flag on the hood will be changed soon ...

    Ah, the flag on the hood will be changed soon

    I have tried to keep it looking like a WW2 Jeep

    Today I watched a video showing some of the difference btween a 41 Jeep and a 43 Jeep

    I never...
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    I have no idea what speed my Jeep is doing, the...

    I have no idea what speed my Jeep is doing, the speedo bounces around like a good 'un, but it is an original

    I just have to gauge what other cars are doing

    I dont visit the outside lane very...
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    gmwillys Thank you for your reply to my thread...

    gmwillys

    Thank you for your reply to my thread

    The video you refer to is the one that made me think about front discs on my Jeep, but I found out that
    shipping these parts to the UK is...
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    bmorgil Thank you very much for your reply to...

    bmorgil

    Thank you very much for your reply to this thread

    My jeep has given me a lot of headaches, trying to find a decent engine, that is in budget (this engine wasnt in budget, but if I...
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    Hi, new bloke here, from the UK

    I've had my Jeep just over 3 years now
    When I bought it, it looked fine
    It wasnt until it was delivered I saw what a piece of junk it really was
    The engine was cracked, core plugs leaking, wrong...
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