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  1. Thread: Fuel Gauge

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    Temperature Sender

    " ...Ford Sensor 01A-10990 ..."

    I looked at one of these too, but in my F-134 the thread was the wrong size and the bulb was too big for the hole in the cylinder head. It looked like it would...
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    Collins KWM-2A

    A. Collins was our primary competitor in the UHF aircraft radio business. Magnavox and the succeeding companies did not do HF radios and we only did VHF-FM (30 -88 MHz) as a repackage of VRC-12...
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    I now have enough information for two papers...

    I now have enough information for two papers about M38/M38A1 oil sensors and gauges.

    But, the more you find out, the more times you scratch your head and ask ... "Huh".

    I need some help from...
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    Silicon - Unobtainium Alloy Transistors

    Iíve just got to tell this story:

    In the early 1970ís I was working on a proposal for some aircraft radio system on which Magnavox (the company name that year) was teaming with another company as...
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    Let it ride. If it's working, resist the urge to...

    Let it ride. If it's working, resist the urge to fix it until it doesn't.

    Light oil or brake fluid seems to be a good lube for the flapper gaskets that ride on the sides of the U-shaped well. ...
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    Heater Valve

    There may be a pipe plug in the heater valve hole at the rear of your head - the cylinder head that is.

    It is an all the way open or all the way closed valve. If you try to set it half-way, it...
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    This guy rebuilt the motor on the '48. ...

    This guy rebuilt the motor on the '48.

    https://rebuildingtricowipers.com/

    Make sure your vacuum booster on the bottom of the fuel pump is working.
  8. Thread: Fuel Gauge

    by LarrBeard
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    The 1948 and 1949 trucks use the same fuel gauges...

    The 1948 and 1949 trucks use the same fuel gauges and sending units. I have a similar issue with the ’48, but I suspect mine is because the float is improperly adjusted in the tank. That is going...
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    Packard and Douglas Connectors

    I went over and applied. Let's see if they let me in ... .

    P. S. They did and they had answers for me.
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    M38/M38A1 Oil Sender

    I am trying to wrap up a science project on M38/M38A1 Oil Pressure Gauges and senders and I have a question that no one seems to have asked and answered where I can find it.

    In the KWAS catalog,...
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    First Rule of Jeep

    You have now been introduced to the First Rule of Jeep:

    1. What you see is what you have. Trust only what you see with your own eyes.

    And, the Second Rule:

    2. Never say "Willys never...
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    Now, a hint when you get ready to put it back...

    Now, a hint when you get ready to put it back together. Mount the new switch, push the shaft in and then, and only then, screw the knob on the shaft. If you put the knob on and then push in the...
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    "On the Floor"

    Old trucks, old guys and young dogs have been known to dribble on the floor .....

    No matter - it's our fault.

    New Subject:

    Stand by for a lot of information about Oil Pressure Gauges,...
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    Light Switch

    It is threaded onto the shaft. Lefty-loosey ....

    I would suggest replacing the switch. I kept the original switch on the '48, but the contacts turned out to have issues and I have a significant...
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    The good news is that those are some of the best...

    The good news is that those are some of the best pictures we've seen of that deep green paint job. Really a nice color!
  16. 12-volt to 6-volt Converter

    There has been a bit of discussion about converting a 6-volt system to a 12-volt system. There are two approaches to this conversion.

    In the all out, no expense spared conversion, everything...
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    Toledo Jeep Festival

    I will contact you guys by Private Message ...

    I'm looking forward to the trip.
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    Sometimes it takes a BFH (BIG FAT HAMMER) and...

    Sometimes it takes a BFH (BIG FAT HAMMER) and then at times a LFH (little fine hammer) to make things work. Gauges are an ongoing mystery because of the variablity of repro gauges and senders.

    I...
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    Oil Pressure Gauge; M38A1

    I'm going to twist Mike's arm to see if I can borrow a gauge kit to do a science project. Nobody in the M38A1 world seems to really know what does what, especially with NOS senders, repro gauges and...
  20. Brake Lines

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    If I knew then what I know now, I'd prime and paint brake lines before I put them on ...
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    Toledo Jeep Festival

    "You could ride shotgun..."

    At the risk of taking the topic all over the map, I'd ride M1, not shotgun- it's more original Jeep appropriate...

    You just keep on working young man - we old coots...
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    Toledo Jeep Festival

    Well, the big party is about a month away and I'm going!

    Who else is going?

    We need to figure out a place to meet and greet so we can put people and faces with the user names we see on the...
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    I’ve had a weekend to think about your oil gauge...

    I’ve had a weekend to think about your oil gauge problem and I wonder if you have an issue because you have a gauge for a 6-volt or 12-volt system and you are using it on the 24-volt M38A1.

    As I...
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    Oil Gauge/Sender

    Forget my suggestion about fixing an electric gauge....
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    Oil Sending Unit

    Not unusual - senders and gauges don't match very well. I replaced the sender on the truck and with engine off it read about 15# , running about 50#. I know at cold idle it was about 30# on...
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