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  1. If this is the correct replacement, it looks like...

    If this is the correct replacement, it looks like a standard bolt to me.

    https://www.kaiserwillys.com/cylinder-head-to-block-bolt-2-fits-50-71-jeep-willys-with-4-134-f-engine

    But they also...
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    Very nice album!

    Very nice album!
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    I often seal regular crimps in wet areas with a...

    I often seal regular crimps in wet areas with a dab of silicone after the wires are crimped in place. It’s not always the most attractive option but it works very well. I just replaced the taillights...
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    Solder sleeves work very well. I use them for...

    Solder sleeves work very well. I use them for smaller than 22awg wires and connecting woven shielding to a ground.
  5. Thread: Make It Stop!!

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    My Jeep was doing something similar. Pedal very...

    My Jeep was doing something similar. Pedal very had to push but not much braking action. One day I was pulling into the barn and as I got to peak pressure on the pedal it let go, slamming to the...
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    The best crimp on connectors crimp onto the...

    The best crimp on connectors crimp onto the insulation as well at the conductor making a built in strain relief in the process. I was introduced to those and a ratcheting crimper when I started...
  7. Lubes and metallurgy have come a long way. I...

    Lubes and metallurgy have come a long way. I remember when it was time to get rid of a vehicle or overhaul the engine when it hit 100,000 miles. It was a sin to drive one more than 3500 miles without...
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    Soldered joints are a terrible pain when they go...

    Soldered joints are a terrible pain when they go bad. I have had 2 cars and one airplane with bad electrical issues that went away when I replaced all of the soldered joints with proper crimps.
  9. No need to hit the boiling point for water to...

    No need to hit the boiling point for water to evaporate. Generally speaking, 180F is plenty high enough to evaporate the water out of the oil. The rule of thumb in aviation is operating temp for 30...
  10. Thread: The Frankenjeep

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    Thanks for the info. It got me off the fence and...

    Thanks for the info. It got me off the fence and I have ordered both axles from Kaiser. Unfortunately, the right side is back ordered. It wasn’t a surprise because every website I checked that shows...
  11. Thread: The Frankenjeep

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    Here is a picture of both. I hate taking pictures...

    Here is a picture of both. I hate taking pictures and posting them with the phone. They never post oriented the way they were taken.
  12. Thread: The Frankenjeep

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    I finally disassembled the axles. It was a bit of...

    I finally disassembled the axles. It was a bit of a puzzle having to twist and turn them just right to take apart. The one I was worried about with the corroded area where the differential seal rides...
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    Thanks for posting the parts you used.

    Thanks for posting the parts you used.
  14. Thread: Axle condition

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    Thanks guys. I had seen posts about sleeving the...

    Thanks guys. I had seen posts about sleeving the yokes but I hadn’t thought to use one on an axle.
  15. Thread: Axle condition

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    I saw your post on the Spicer u-joints somewhere...

    I saw your post on the Spicer u-joints somewhere else (maybe in a thread about what to use for knuckle grease) and if I need an axle that is the way I will go.

    I need to be more specific about...
  16. Thread: Axle condition

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    Axle condition

    At what point is it advisable to replace an axle on general principle? I suspect this one may cause problems at the differential seal and shows some wear on the splines at the differential end. I...
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    It’s hard to believe memory was $1.00 per...

    It’s hard to believe memory was $1.00 per megabyte not that long ago. My first “BIG” hard drive was 250MB and cost me $250. Now you can buy a 250GB drive for under $30. Digital video quality was...
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    Some things would be easier to watch on YouTube...

    Some things would be easier to watch on YouTube than ask about but internet in this area is really bad. I am stuck using cellular with a data cap in an area with erratic service. One of the power...
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    Then my question remains unanswered. If I have...

    Then my question remains unanswered. If I have this correct, you are creating drag by using a wedge or light application of the brakes to check how the teeth interact. How are you putting a load to...
  20. Thanks for the pictures. I think you are lucky it...

    Thanks for the pictures. I think you are lucky it was just a small piece instead of the whole thing. That piece probably went out the tailpipe when it let go but I would have a good look at the...
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    I am missing something. If I apply the brakes,...

    I am missing something. If I apply the brakes, the only thing with a load on it is the brakes. If I turn the pinion with the brakes applied then I have a load on the carrier as well. It reads to me...
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    I am getting ready to do this for the first time...

    I am getting ready to do this for the first time myself. The last person in there did not have the bearing caps installed correctly so everything is suspect. Good tips on locking the carrier to put a...
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    Before the infrared thermometers became so common...

    Before the infrared thermometers became so common I boiled senders to see if temp gauges were reading correctly. Thermostats can be checked in similar fashion. Just need a candy thermometer or the...
  24. Pulling the head should reveal the problem....

    Pulling the head should reveal the problem. Please post a picture of what you find.
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    Excellent work. Way beyond my abilities. I was...

    Excellent work. Way beyond my abilities. I was barley able to design the deck in front of my house using CAD software.
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