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    Thanks boys, now I'm much smarter, well sorta'. ...

    Thanks boys, now I'm much smarter, well sorta'. So that hinged grill was copied by Toyota for the FJ40, I'll be dipped. Ahhh' the things you learn.
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    Educate please

    I had a conversation with a guy that stated his military jeep (M38) has a different engine than a cj2 civilian engine.
    Since I'm on the learning curve I didn't know if there was a difference. ...
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    yep, same here exactly. I still use my hood...

    yep, same here exactly. I still use my hood with flip lens. Old habits...
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    The floor supports are rotted out (gee, with wood...

    The floor supports are rotted out (gee, with wood inside metal channels underneath who da' thunk) and a small area of floor has pitting. So, odered new supports, floors and tail area where a prior...
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    Here is an interesting number. Less than one...

    Here is an interesting number. Less than one percent of the U.S population joins the service. But, since we as Americans have gun rights (thank the gawds), are the largest armed citizenry in the...
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    As for the wheels on the Willys. I buy spray...

    As for the wheels on the Willys. I buy spray paint from these folks. It is not cheap but it is the best can of spray paint I have ever used and the stuff is tough. The spray is wide so feathering...
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    FJ40's are incredible. So well thought out and...

    FJ40's are incredible. So well thought out and of course, they, in the beginning copied Willys but went on to be on another level. The inline 6 is as smooth as butter and wonderful low end. Not...
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    That was funny. It's a little toasty now that's...

    That was funny. It's a little toasty now that's why I'm hiding over in San Diego. :cool:
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    I wanted in the worst way to start on the Willys...

    I wanted in the worst way to start on the Willys last year but my FJ40 had priority. I just took a deposit on it so in a week, its off to it's new home in Tucson. Side info is, '68 FJ40 built in...
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    Soon...real soon

    Welp, I'm about to start my '50 CJ3a "return to original" stock build. Can't wait but it will need to be without Harbor Freight jack stands. Warning, If you have them don't use them. Huge recall,...
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    I love semi worthless facts. That's how I learn.

    I love semi worthless facts. That's how I learn.
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    Welp, decided to travel a different road with the...

    Welp, decided to travel a different road with the type of tire. With the brand Specialty Tire of America. NDT with tubes on original rims.
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    Thank you Bob and superfast Amy

    Thank you Bob and superfast Amy
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    Thanks Mr. M. I'm not one of the wide wheel tire...

    Thanks Mr. M. I'm not one of the wide wheel tire guys. I do like the round shoulder military, and, if you like it then that's good with me. Now, there two brands made in the U.S, STA and...
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    Some tire guidence please

    I've come to the brain trust to educate me on tire sizes. Subject is a stock cj3a 1950. I look at the conversion charts and my brain doesn't get it. I'm not sold 100% on the military tire as most...
  16. Post detailed pix. The experts will chime in on...

    Post detailed pix. The experts will chime in on correctness. As for titles, that is a mixed bag. Some states do not issue titles on old vehicles of a certain age, other states, like California...
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    Jim, sent a PM.

    Jim, sent a PM.
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    Jim, did you use a tiny camera? ;)

    Jim, did you use a tiny camera? ;)
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    Geez, where do I start? 1. Mr. Jim, now that...

    Geez, where do I start?

    1. Mr. Jim, now that is a coincidence

    2. Mr. bmorgil, I know El Cajon. I still go down to visit a buddy. There is no NAPA in Solana Beach any longer. Now it's...
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    Sooo, that was you smokin' up things. ;) I...

    Sooo, that was you smokin' up things. ;) I thought I saw something in the distance as I exited Catalina Ave on to Foothill. My buddy lives at the base of the foothills.
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    It reads like the Go Devil purrs no longer. ...

    It reads like the Go Devil purrs no longer. Moderator won't mind if you post pix here, right?
    What part of North County? Or send a PM
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    So far it's just written words. I need proof.

    So far it's just written words. I need proof.
  23. Marc, I don't know how these guys can make...

    Marc,
    I don't know how these guys can make comments about how nice your wagon is with just one picture. I don't believe them and therefore I need more pictures. Also, I admit to being nutty over...
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    Owners Manual

    Since my '50 CJ3a had no owners manual, I have considered buying a reprint, until today.
    Found a first printing owners manual for a CJ3a. Copyright in '48. A little rough but, like me, it's...
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    Ahhh, cold beer and a Winston. Those were the...

    Ahhh, cold beer and a Winston. Those were the days. I'll pick up roll your own smoking when I'm eighty. I even had to quit dippin' Copenhagen. That was until I was out on a horse trip with...
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