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    I took a closer look.....The Guides in this...

    I took a closer look.....The Guides in this engine im betting have never been changed.....The exhaust valve guides were they are in the valve port, subject to exhaust gasses have actually worn...
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    Valves Guides

    Any ideas on how to safely remove valve guides.... The top of one is cracked has to come out....I fashioned a home made puller using 38 threaded rod and a rounded off nut that would pull the guide...
  3. Thread: Numbers

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    Numbers

    I found out today for sure when I matched the engine block numbers with the VIN, that my engine in my 48 CJ2A is the original engine.....I was told im the third owner of this Jeep but had no way of...
  4. Thread: Crank

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    Thank you for all your help.......I have maybe 4...

    Thank you for all your help.......I have maybe 4 head studs left in this block, everything else was bolts, the studs were were the oil filter bracket mounted
    Of course they are frozen....Im going to...
  5. Thread: Crank

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    Crank

    So started to tear into my 134 f. Pulled the rear cap and #4 rod cap, bearings are well worn and the journals need to be cut. The bearings say 10 so Im assuming the crank was already cut 10...
  6. What im seeing with my 134 in my 48 CJ

    So I did a compression check prior to starting to pull the motor, she runs cool and not bad but leaks badly and I want to do a rope seal
    I found 120 in three cylinders and 100 in number...
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    thanks for the advise. The plan was to remove...

    thanks for the advise. The plan was to remove the engine and do a rope rear main seal, but id have to check all bearings and of course the cylinders
    The previous owner told me originally when he...
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    Sleeves or 80 over

    Getting ready to rebuild the engine in the CJ2A....Its the numbers matching block, was told it already 60 over and so I looked into sleeving engine
    The shop I want to use told me 500 labor to sleeve...
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    Thank you to all for the help.....I levelled the...

    Thank you to all for the help.....I levelled the jeep and than put bracket level and tacked.....Hooked up bell crank and drag link....looked good and so I welded it up.....took it out for a spin
    Its...
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    Thank you and thanks to all for help ASAP I will...

    Thank you and thanks to all for help
    ASAP I will get back to the Jeep. Im figuring to level the jeep and than level the bracket both ways. I know exactly were it goes on tube but its levelling it...
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    Thank you bmorgil !!! Im figuring the hole for...

    Thank you bmorgil !!! Im figuring the hole for the pin is in the exact same spot as the old bracket
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    Bell crank bracket

    Im installing a new bell crank bracket on my CJ2A..... I took measurements off the old one as far as center to center of pin and figured this would be location of new bracket
    I already removed old...
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    Well I bought a new radiator from Kaiser. Was...

    Well I bought a new radiator from Kaiser. Was pretty much bolt in. My upper hose was to short and I had to lengthen the radiator to firewall rod
    I want to pressure check the system but my Stant...
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    I think it is partially plugged....It has the fan...

    I think it is partially plugged....It has the fan shroud soldiered or brazed to it....If they need to rod it, removing and reinstalling that shroud has got to be expensive
    What would be my most...
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    I will look more closely at water in rad and put...

    I will look more closely at water in rad and put pressure checker and see if pressure rises. I pulled the water pump and nothing stood out as far as the impeller in pump
    No white smoke and starts...
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    Running to hot

    I flushed the radiator the best I could....I removed the thermostat, she still runs hot, gauge shows 180-190. thermometer in rad show 170 plus
    I would have thought it would have run cooler and...
  17. Thread: Steering

    by steve welder
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    Steering

    Can some play be taken out of the steering by the adjusting stud located on the side of the steering box
    Looking to buy some time before I rebuild the box
    Thanks for any help/advise
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    Engine rebuilder

    Just planning ahead. My CJ2A will get a complete teardown starting this fall or maybe earlier....The engine is already 60 over, if it need a rebore I want to sleeve it. Either way im having it...
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    . She is definitely running hot,...

    . She is definitely running hot, overheating......When I remove the cap I saw this copper looking sludge inside which I assume is stop leak....I see it slightly around the head gasket area.....Im...
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    Stalling ....maiden voyage

    I registered the 48 CJ today, took it out maybe ten miles....The last time I drove a old jeep was my dads 48 CJ2A around 1971. I was about 19, quite the experience today at 70 yrs old.....She runs...
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    Rear main seal

    The rear main seal on my 1948 CJ is leaking bad but seems a few drips while running but when I shut it down it was literally pouring down in a steady stream and then steady drips until it finally...
  22. Thread: Gettings

    by steve welder
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    Gettings

    My name is Steve and I am the proud owner of a 1948 CJ2A. Its in decent shape and needs some work to be road worthy
    My future plans are to do a body off complete restoration but for the time...
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