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    In my last home shop, I had bought enough pallet...

    In my last home shop, I had bought enough pallet racking to encircle three walls. Two walls I had cut down the racking to a proper work bench height, then plated it with 1/4" boiler plate, (made a...
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    Check with any of your local seat shops. They...

    Check with any of your local seat shops. They will have options for you, in both saving the vinyl and replacing the springs.
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    With the interwebs a strong tool these days, a...

    With the interwebs a strong tool these days, a bad rep spreads like wild fire. I hate the 3 grand ouch, but Bmorgil is right. The bones are there to make you a sweet runner, but now it will cost...
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    Very nice! I wouldn't know what to do if my...

    Very nice! I wouldn't know what to do if my to-do list was that short. We look forward to seeing some more photos!
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    If memory serves, the dark horse designation was...

    If memory serves, the dark horse designation was a radio call sign used in Korea. It went away, then was reinstated during the war on terror.
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    Third battalion of the fifth Marines, the...

    Third battalion of the fifth Marines, the Darkhorses.
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    Great information!
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    With a mechanical foot pedal starter, you only...

    With a mechanical foot pedal starter, you only need a two position key switch. The key switch only regulates voltage going to the coil. If your key switch isn't shutting the engine down, then you...
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    That happens to this day. Units paint their...

    That happens to this day. Units paint their number on mission equipment, and by the time we see it, there is several numbers painted over. The more things change, the more they stay the same.
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    Let me see what I can come up with. I need to...

    Let me see what I can come up with. I need to send you that shovel as well.
  11. Thread: Wagon parts

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    It isn't impossible to find a southern, Arizona,...

    It isn't impossible to find a southern, Arizona, or even a North Dakota wagon that is just a hill, and could be purchased for a reasonable amount. The labor to fabricate the pieces needed would be...
  12. Thread: Wagon parts

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    Dagwin, A donor wagon would be hard to come by...

    Dagwin,

    A donor wagon would be hard to come by for a reasonable amount of money, especially not in the same condition you are already fighting. I'm in the same boat as you are, and this will be...
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    Here is what I could find. ...

    Here is what I could find.

    https://forums.g503.com/viewtopic.php?t=155333
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    Welcome Jimmyshipp, Google and Bing are our...

    Welcome Jimmyshipp,

    Google and Bing are our friends around here. Even when I find a part at a trusted dealer like Kaiser Willys, I still shop around to ensure I get the best price that I can get...
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    Did you use stock style pistons? I ask because I...

    Did you use stock style pistons? I ask because I had a neighbor whom had a '70 442 W-30, and his buddy the drag racer talked him into using light weight pistons for his engine build. The first...
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    Good deal! What numbers did she pull? You'll be...

    Good deal! What numbers did she pull? You'll be making noise at the shop in no time.

    We put 100% of our serviced power packs across the Dyno. A static, no load run doesn't ensure a good plant,...
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    I haven't tried the POR-15 kit. The RedKote...

    I haven't tried the POR-15 kit. The RedKote works so well, I haven't wandered off the reservation enough to try anything else. The worst part of a military tank is the sump at the bottom. The...
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    Looks more like a Shetland pony than a dog. Dogs...

    Looks more like a Shetland pony than a dog. Dogs do love Jeeps!
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    Great information on thermostats. If the 160...

    Great information on thermostats. If the 160 thermostat doesn't work to your satisfaction, an old friend that built our dirt track motors would recommend wetter water additive for the blocks that...
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    Don't throw out the thermostat all together. If...

    Don't throw out the thermostat all together. If you so choose too, cut the center out, and install the remainder of the thermostat body. This will cause a restriction, therefore keeping the water...
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    Glad you guys had a great time! Good to have a...

    Glad you guys had a great time! Good to have a great engineer to watch over the gauges.
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    They are proud of the carriers.

    They are proud of the carriers.
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    I don't have the measurements, but I do know that...

    I don't have the measurements, but I do know that the holes had inserts in them to prevent the body from collapsing. You can replicate the effect by over boring the hole through the stiffeners to...
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    In our corner of the country, we have a few gas...

    In our corner of the country, we have a few gas stations that offer 100% gasoline. As Bmorgil stated, ethenol is bad news to the rubber hoses, fuel pump, and carb. The alcohol will cause corrosion...
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    Welcome Onalaska53pu, We look forward to...

    Welcome Onalaska53pu,

    We look forward to seeing your new addition. We are here for anything you may need. LarrBeard is our resident truck and electrical expert and Bmorgil is our Dana axle...
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