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  1. It was said that the first car race was held 10...

    It was said that the first car race was held 10 minutes after the second car was built, so it doesn't matter where or when vehicles exist, they are going to be tinkered with.
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    In the U.S., you could contract out to the post...

    In the U.S., you could contract out to the post office and deliver the mail in style....
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    I haven't decided on whether I'm going to trailer...

    I haven't decided on whether I'm going to trailer it, or drive it. To drive it would take around an hour over back roads, through some questionable neighborhoods, in order to not get run over on the...
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    Here is a unique twist to a wagon build from...

    Here is a unique twist to a wagon build from Australia. It puts a new spin on a woody wagon.

    https://www.whichcar.com.au/features/gavan-julie-starr-thomas-1962-willys-jeep-wagon
  5. Thank you for the education! Very interesting to...

    Thank you for the education! Very interesting to say the least.
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    I agree on having the static timing set, and the...

    I agree on having the static timing set, and the oil pump set. It can give you headaches if the oil pump is installed, then trying to drop the distributor. The oil pump drive is offset, so it only...
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    True, but some eat faster than others. You're...

    True, but some eat faster than others. You're making good progress though. The frame, body, and axles are looking great!
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    I originally was looking for an vintage aircraft...

    I originally was looking for an vintage aircraft look, but I went with the quick release option for times I don't need them, they can be folded up and put in the tool bin to stay out of the sunlight....
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    The next project for the Heep is to add a back...

    The next project for the Heep is to add a back seat. This Heep has never been fitted with a seat, so there was a couple of things that needed to be done before the installation can begin. First 75...
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    Welcome 66Tuxedo! Best source for information...

    Welcome 66Tuxedo!

    Best source for information would be to go to eWillys.com. David Eilers gathers a lot of information on all the specialty models and options to include dealer adds.

    We look...
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    I've owned both of my Heels for over 30 years. ...

    I've owned both of my Heels for over 30 years. Both have been a work in progress, and have spent extensive time parked in storage. The 2A is as close to done as it will probably ever be, but the...
  12. Sometimes parts just show up on your doorstep...

    Sometimes parts just show up on your doorstep when you need them most, without you ordering them..... (Santa has some crafty elves on the payroll).
  13. I just so happened to watch the video earlier...

    I just so happened to watch the video earlier today when it came across my feed. Well done video, and a good tour of the factory. The dedication that they have to keeping Jeeps on the road is...
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    No stealing needed, use away! I borrowed it from...

    No stealing needed, use away! I borrowed it from Marcus from Australia, and his Grand Willy's project. Now there is a master craftsman metal worker.
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    CAD, (Cardboard Aided Design) are the bones of a...

    CAD, (Cardboard Aided Design) are the bones of a good design. Four pieces Elmer's glued together is good for 100 HP, but only 25 Lbs. of torque. Might need six pieces glued together would fare...
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    I had a ragged out, pass me down Sting Ray, but...

    I had a ragged out, pass me down Sting Ray, but loved my uncles Yellow Peeler Krate.

    https://www.schwinnbikes.com/blogs/schwinn-insider/the-history-of-the-schwinn-sting-ray-and-krates
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    You'd have enough head room in that rig.... She...

    You'd have enough head room in that rig.... She is a looker for sure.
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    TJ, sorry I kept referring to Orange Crush as...

    TJ, sorry I kept referring to Orange Crush as Crate... Blonde moment I suppose.

    A '37 Ford pickup.....cool for sure! Flat head V8 with a blower would be even cooler! What plant does it have...
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    I think we need to keep leaning on TJ until he...

    I think we need to keep leaning on TJ until he gets himself a wagon or a truck to go along with the Orange Crate... I can only imagine what plant he would use in a longer wheelbase vehicle. His...
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    No problem Green Bean, Life gets involved in...

    No problem Green Bean,

    Life gets involved in progress attempts. That's just the way it goes. I know this next year I am going to try and double down and get some work done on my wagon.
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    I'm sure he has it all figured out as far...

    I'm sure he has it all figured out as far fitment. It's fun to watch this all come together.

    I wish I could get ahold of a couple of the CAT 3126Es that we are in the process of demilitarizing. ...
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    You can be most certain that you were able to...

    You can be most certain that you were able to drain 99 percent of all the old coolant out. When you put in your 50/50 mix, you will be good to go. I'm not a fan of the pre-mixed coolant that is on...
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    No need for a fancy cover or a heated garage for...

    No need for a fancy cover or a heated garage for the Heep. Even with the night time lows in the lower 30s, and the highs in the mid 50's to mid 60's, it's always is a good day for a Heep ride.
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    No paint in the foreseeable future. I don't want...

    No paint in the foreseeable future. I don't want to change the license plate, so it will have to stay a Heep.
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    Glad you are feeling better, but sad you had to...

    Glad you are feeling better, but sad you had to experience the crud. Ah Minnesota deer camp. It's been a long time since I had gone and sat in a tree with the north wind blowing, and the Northern...
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