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  1. Thread: 51 Truck

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    "I think we're gonna need a bigger server..." if...

    "I think we're gonna need a bigger server..." if we all start that thread.
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    Well, at least it didn't quit in the parade in...

    Well, at least it didn't quit in the parade in front of all of those cheering onlookers!
  3. Thread: 51 Truck

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    Talk about mistakes - "There was this one day......

    Talk about mistakes - "There was this one day... "

    It had to be about 1966 and I was working on an L-134 that had come out of an old Civil Defense Jeep - it could have been an MB or GPW back...
  4. Thread: 51 Truck

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    Yep - I recognize those brake parts. KWAS has...

    Yep - I recognize those brake parts.

    KWAS has the whole set of stuff you'll need.

    OH, by the way - we share our mistakes. Maybe if we share them, somebody else won't make them. But, we are...
  5. Thread: 51 Truck

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    It's a Mess

    Welcome to the group. You say "It's a mess but I love it" but we've seen messes and you don't even come close to a hot mess - you have all of the windows and you can't see through the floorboards! ...
  6. Thread: No spark

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    That should take care of just about everything in...

    That should take care of just about everything in the sparking system...

    And yeah, post some pictures of the Lil' Guy
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    Generacs and GFI's sometimes don't get along...

    Generacs and GFI's sometimes don't get along well. Make sure you have a good ground rod close to the unit. That gives a better ground reference than depending on the house neutral line. If the GFI...
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    Man - those seals look like they have dried out...

    Man - those seals look like they have dried out and cracked. I wonder just how old those jonts are and how long they have been sitting on somene's shelves? I wouldn't use them .... I'd try again...
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    "The only bad thing (for me) is the expense,...

    "The only bad thing (for me) is the expense, which will run me about $4K."

    As a comparison, an F-134 rebuild in NE Indiana six years ago was $3,100, but that did not include balancing - just...
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    "... there are "sick" guys like you ..." ...

    "... there are "sick" guys like you ..."

    Yep, that's us - just don't leave out "and twisted" when you describe us.
  11. Thread: Ac 1957

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    "They had all kinds of automotive parts available...

    "They had all kinds of automotive parts available there."

    They also had a lot of other interesting things as well. In sporting goods I can remember a rack of rifles, US 1903 Springfields and...
  12. Thread: Ac 1957

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    The sensor usually goes at the right rear just...

    The sensor usually goes at the right rear just under the oil supply line to the rocker arms.

    And, J. C. Whitney and Warshawsky had the same catalog and same street address ...

    My favorite J. C....
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    Early October Car Show

    Car show season is coming to an end, but today was a nice day to sit around and tell folks about Ham's '48.

    Then, just as the award ceremony was about half over - the clouds opened and it rained...
  14. Thread: Ac 1957

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    The '57 CJ 5 should have a fitting on the timing...

    The '57 CJ 5 should have a fitting on the timing gear cover at about 10 o'clock (viewed from the front). That is the dump line from the filter cannister. The supply side comes from a fitting hidden...
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    That makes sense and it explains one of those...

    That makes sense and it explains one of those "Why did WO do that". Thanks for the education.
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    Ideas just keep coming: On a 12-volt...

    Ideas just keep coming:

    On a 12-volt conversion, the obvious things that have to change are all of the lights, lamps and bulbs and the ignition coil. (You can use the same coil with an external...
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    Here is a link to CJ 2A wiring information. It...

    Here is a link to CJ 2A wiring information. It is probably the best set or information I have seen, with a variety of diagrams that break things down as well as descriptions of options that may have...
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    "Checked compression last night on the engine. 90...

    "Checked compression last night on the engine. 90 psi, 5, 75, and 90 when "dry"."

    It will be interesting to see what is in the 5# hole. That looks like something broken (valve, piston), not just...
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    "This has been converted from 6V to 12V system....

    "This has been converted from 6V to 12V system. It has a solenoid and an alternator. I need a wiring diagram that shows how to wire all of this up. It has been worked on by several people and so lots...
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    "However, as seen in the video, it would not idle...

    "However, as seen in the video, it would not idle and died when I slowly backed off the throttle. I am thinking the carb needs a clen, especially in the pilot circuit. WHat do you all think, Anything...
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    We can't see the video - but your description is...

    We can't see the video - but your description is pretty good.

    The school of hard knocks has taught us that putting a fuel filter in the suction side of the line isn't a good idea, so your comment...
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    We ran into this about a year ago on another...

    We ran into this about a year ago on another alternator retrofit and in that case we suggested another, smaller, pulley on the alternator to get the alternator RPM up for a given engine RPM.

    (Oh...
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    Every Unicorn is a unique and beautiful creature...

    Every Unicorn is a unique and beautiful creature ....
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    "After a little tweaking, trimming, welding and...

    "After a little tweaking, trimming, welding and grinding, baby has a new smile!!"

    That sounds like an ad for an orthodontist; "See Cajun 98 if you want to give your baby a new smile."

    Maybe a...
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    Test Post - Add a Picture

    Log-in is screwy for me as well. I try to log in, it kicks me down to the try again box - but if I just go back up and click "FORUM", I get in.

    Picture uploading is working for me - you've just...
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