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    I disconnected the wires to the pos side of coil...

    I disconnected the wires to the pos side of coil and ran a new wire direct from a powered position on the old Willys key switch to the pos side of coil. In the power on position I tried to start it...
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    OK I went up and disconnected the generator...

    OK I went up and disconnected the generator exccept for the ground wire to the case of the voltage reg. Willys started fine on the battery so went to shut it off after a couple of minutes and though...
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    Thanks muchfor the additional suggestions. I...

    Thanks muchfor the additional suggestions. I plan on working on that. I just recalled that a family friend who is also restoring a 52 Willys said that he knew a retired mechanic that he was going...
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    I have the service manual and used the F 134...

    I have the service manual and used the F 134 diagram for hooking back up the wires as best as I could tell. Today I found my smoking wire issue was a bad spot in a wire coming through the firewall. ...
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    Hey guys! I went up to work on the Willys this...

    Hey guys! I went up to work on the Willys this AM. I thought I ought to reveal what I have done in case I Messed something up in preliminary wiring. I'm writing it down in a disjointed probably...
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    Thanks guys. I will work on your suggestions. ...

    Thanks guys. I will work on your suggestions. The truck was six volt but replacement motor was not. I switched all the pertinent parts (coil, voltage reg, gen and starter) and had the generator...
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    52 Pickup stop engine issues

    Been hooking up wiring on 52 willys pickup. I only have the schematics in my Willys schematic manual to go by. My truck has the mechanical foot pedal starter and I ran wires to what I figured was...
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    Didn't get real far today due to the heat. I...

    Didn't get real far today due to the heat. I made a base for a fuel cell and studied what might be the issue with my ignition switch. It seems that the truck started with the key in the all the way...
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    AH-ha! Thats probably why it only turns over on...

    AH-ha! Thats probably why it only turns over on occasion. Now that I have it buried by returning other components to their position I'll have to stand on my head to get it out. This is not going to...
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    by Wiotaman
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    new guy

    Hi! I don't think I've posted here before so registered and have lots of questions. I think it was 4 years ago I bought a 52 Willys pickup that had not been on the road since 1989. It had always...
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