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  1. Thread: New to Willy's

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    I love those Willys Trucks! Nice looking project....

    I love those Willys Trucks! Nice looking project. You have a Willys truck expert to bounce that off of that's for sure. LarrBeards "Ham's Truck" is a show stopper. I saw it inside at The 2019 Toledo...
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    WOW! So they figured take an old motor, cut the...

    WOW! So they figured take an old motor, cut the pistons out, clean it up and give it a one year warranty. Hoping you would make it a year on that lousy example of a re-manufactured engine. Bold...
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    I gotta tell ya Wiotaman, it sounds like you have...

    I gotta tell ya Wiotaman, it sounds like you have a cluster .... on your hands. It is so hard to give you any help without seeing this one. Maybe you know someone with a little electrical ability who...
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    I would put it on a pallet and bring it back,...

    I would put it on a pallet and bring it back, Warranty or not, clearly a misrepresentation. That looks like someone tore down an old motor, ran a hand hone through it, and threw in some rings. Some...
  5. Thread: jeepster seats

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    I would give Mike a call at KW. They might have a...

    I would give Mike a call at KW. They might have a source for just what you need. The Jeep seats are usually done the way you describe.
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    Wow TJ! They sold that as a rebuilt motor? That...

    Wow TJ! They sold that as a rebuilt motor? That is as shady as it gets. That dyno just saved you a serious heart ache. It's to bad they are far away. A trip to small claims court would get their...
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    Solex is a French manufacturer of Carbs that...

    Solex is a French manufacturer of Carbs that evolved from a radiator shop after world WWI. The French carburetor is usually rejected by the U.S.A. Motor in bad ways.
  8. Good info LarrBeard. The difference between the...

    Good info LarrBeard. The difference between the Early CJ-3A starter and the late one, lies in the length of the starter nose and lever arm. If you swap from the long to the short, the starter rod is...
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    Thanks for the lesson! So then each battalion has...

    Thanks for the lesson! So then each battalion has there own "Name" as in the Darkhorses? How was the name thought up? Do you have your own coat of arms, like an arm patch you would wear?

    Sorry,...
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    Many of the new replacement switches have all...

    Many of the new replacement switches have all three positions, i.e. ACC, RUN, and START. On my mechanical foot start, the original switch was only 2 position. The new switch looks identical but, it...
  11. CJ-3A starter grinding. Adjusting a CJ-3A Starter Foot Switch

    I had some trouble with my starter as I was restoring the CJ. Frequently when depressing the foot pedal the starter pinion would not engage the ring gear on the flywheel. The gears would clash and...
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    TJones, I had to add to our leak down...

    TJones, I had to add to our leak down conversation. At the National Tractor Pulls yesterday, I was speaking with a a good friend of mine that I used to work with. An outstanding engineer and 12 time...
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    Awsome LarrBeard! Just saved me a lot of time....

    Awsome LarrBeard! Just saved me a lot of time. The Milodon is the way to go I think. I just got back from the ice cream shop with the misses. 160 all the way there and all the way back. The low speed...
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    I have built a few motors on the Chevy V6 Marine...

    I have built a few motors on the Chevy V6 Marine block. They will make good power. Cylinder wall preparation and attention to detail make the difference between a 1% motor and a 5% motor. The...
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    Nice grouping! Love those flat fenders!

    Nice grouping! Love those flat fenders!
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    A nice warm motor that leaks down at 3 to 4% will...

    A nice warm motor that leaks down at 3 to 4% will certainly work for me!
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    This is good news TJ. I have personally felt the...

    This is good news TJ. I have personally felt the agony of installing a motor with a bad seal on the rings. A lot of work to put the engine in, a lot of work to pull it out. They make a mess. Dirty...
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    We were within 5 deg of it (Chernobyl), right at...

    We were within 5 deg of it (Chernobyl), right at the head. The jump out and get the "LarrBeards coffee cup installed" to prop the hood, was the few degrees we needed to prevent it! A little "Air...
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    TJones, without question run a leak down right...

    TJones, without question run a leak down right now. You will want to compare the percentage after the next pull. There will be good information there. It should seal up to less than 3% that's for...
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    Wow LarrBeard, some serious work in that post!

    Wow LarrBeard, some serious work in that post!
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    Ha Ha! I had the same revelation. I just received...

    Ha Ha! I had the same revelation. I just received the new "Racing" Milodon 160 deg. Thermostat. Wow it is definitely a higher flow Thermostat. It was $24! I can see why. All brass and stainless. I...
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    First class place TJones. I agree with his...

    First class place TJones. I agree with his philosiphy 100%. When you build champion stuff, you need that dyno assurance. The Dyno is the best money I ever spent on a motor. You know exactly what will...
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    Wise choice on the dyno. Best way to guarantee a...

    Wise choice on the dyno. Best way to guarantee a good motor.
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    Service manual specs on the Themostat

    And some more on the thermostat. The service manual spells it out very clear for the 160 deg thermostat.

    "The standard thermostat on the CJ-2A and the CJ-3A is designed to start opening at 150 deg...
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    Nice ID on the personal plate! Clearly shows what...

    Nice ID on the personal plate! Clearly shows what you have.
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