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    I know where Pulaski, VA is! Been thru there...

    I know where Pulaski, VA is! Been thru there many a time on the way to Crossnore NC.
  2. Hey there JeepCJ5. Glad to hear your project is...

    Hey there JeepCJ5. Glad to hear your project is going well. Mine was slowed a bit by summer, but I did get a few things done, and a few things identified that need attention. You did the whole...
  3. No brakes on '56 cj5 - path of troubleshooting to follow?

    Being a total newbie at this "Willy's Restoration World of Adventure", I'm trying to stay on track with what's important as first attention and what can wait. So far I've ID'd that my frame is fine...
  4. Hummmm.....is this something I should be learning...

    Hummmm.....is this something I should be learning about with my '56 CJ5? I know in '56 regular gas was just that...lead and all. I'm wondering about lead additive to the fuel, or other alterations...
  5. Wow. 3 tries......I appreciate your effort. ...

    Wow. 3 tries......I appreciate your effort. Computers can be a royal pain, but they sure do come in hand in cases like this one.

    Thansk for the web site.....It looks like they have some great...
  6. Yeah, I've used some rust inhibitors previously,...

    Yeah, I've used some rust inhibitors previously, and have seen how the material needs protection overtop. I was thinkin about a high heat or bedliner spray. Never heard of KBR products....is there...
  7. Thanks for all of the great ideas and...

    Thanks for all of the great ideas and suggestions. I'm with you on getting it running (runs now but needs a little TLC to make it purrrrrrrr...) and stopping. The idea of front disc brakes is one I...
  8. I'll be takin it off for a while, a good winter...

    I'll be takin it off for a while, a good winter project to make pretty. Won't be needing it for some time, if at all. Love the swing-out tailgate idea. That'll fit perfectly with where I intend to...
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    Hope it sells, too bad you aren't set up for a...

    Hope it sells, too bad you aren't set up for a custom build!
  10. LOL!! Yep, That "bite" is a new phrase to me,...

    LOL!! Yep, That "bite" is a new phrase to me, but not a new proceedure! I do have a torch, and will give that a shot! Thanks for that info! I don't have a welder, was going to be "given" one but...
  11. Definitely know what you mean by the spring in...

    Definitely know what you mean by the spring in the step. My grandfather had an old International Harvester, looked like the early Ford Bronco's. That thing would chug along just like a tractor, and...
  12. Glad you got the chuckle! Yes, I received the...

    Glad you got the chuckle! Yes, I received the rear bumper yesterday. After taking another look at things, it appears that the panels on either side of the tailgate should probably be replaced,...
  13. Hey Ron, nice to "meet you". I too am always on...

    Hey Ron, nice to "meet you". I too am always on the lookout for that old rusty hay and dust covered "mechanical thing" with a steering wheel and headligts, barely visible from that small barn door...
  14. First CJ 5 1956 F 134 - love at first sight.....

    .....then I saw the rust. Basically the back end body, tailgate, bumper are rusted to chunk and powder.

    My plan is to replace rear bumper, tailgate, grind out rust spots on body then treat with...
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    Hi Scary Gary!

    Hi Scary Gary!
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    56 CJ Shelley Raye Newbie!

    Hey everybody! Name's Shelley. And yes, I'm an old cranky woman who acts like she's still 17, and lovin every minute of it!

    Bought a 1956 CJ5 a couple weeks ago to get me up and down the...
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