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  1. Thread: Fuel gauge.

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    You'd be surprised to find out it works...

    You'd be surprised to find out it works flawlessly. I have voltage regulators for 6 volts that looked like they were eaten then crapped off a cliff, but they still work just fine.
  2. Thread: New Cj5 owner

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    Welcome WetWillysCJ5! Looks like you have an...

    Welcome WetWillysCJ5!

    Looks like you have an excellent starting point. We'll be here to answer any questions you may have, no matter how big or small. There is no such thing as a stupid question...
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    I'd have to buy a bigger rust ranch. A radial...

    I'd have to buy a bigger rust ranch. A radial engine Sherman would be fun to play with, though.

    I couldn't afford to start the turbine engine on an Abrams. Eight gallons of JP8 just to get the...
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    Welcome Xsniper! Thank you for your service! ...

    Welcome Xsniper!

    Thank you for your service! We are proud to have you with us here. As the rest of the group has already said, we are here for whatever you may need. We have a deverse and...
  5. Thread: Fuel gauge.

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    Sounds like the ground is intermittently making...

    Sounds like the ground is intermittently making contact. That would explain the part time issue. I'll have to look at the gage I pulled out of the wagon. It should be the same as yours. If I...
  6. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    As much as a do-it myselfer as I tend to be, when...

    As much as a do-it myselfer as I tend to be, when it comes time to either put the original windshield back in the wagon, I will probably take it back up the road to the glass shop. The wagon...
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    That was good then. I would have left it on the...

    That was good then. I would have left it on the fender then drove off. The little Heeps are nice, the gas cap sits on the seat while filling up. And if you do forget to put it on, the first hard...
  8. Thread: 1957 cj-5

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    Great to see your progress! I had a local...

    Great to see your progress!

    I had a local glass shop cut the glass for our 2A. It was around $150 or so, but I sprung for tinted glass. I ordered the window seals and the frame, but the glass...
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    Great to see you at the head of the Jeeps! Your...

    Great to see you at the head of the Jeeps! Your Grandson and his girlfriend have good tastes in riding with you and Ham's '48. One question that bothered me when looking through the pictures.......
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    Great! Summit Racing has 90 degree speedo cable...

    Great!
    Summit Racing has 90 degree speedo cable adapters. They are spendy, but will help your cause.
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    To do list getting shorter. Headlight switch...

    To do list getting shorter.

    Headlight switch replaced for INOP Park and brake lights.

    Brake pedal removed and welded up.

    Park brake assembled with new shoes and actuator.

    Recycled skid...
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    Will it start out in second gear without...

    Will it start out in second gear without shuttering? Granny low first gear is pretty much useless when not pulling a load.

    Each vintage vehicle has its own personality. One likes full choke and...
  13. That's a great starting point!

    That's a great starting point!
  14. Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to...

    Congratulations on your purchase, and welcome to the forum.

    On a specialty Willys like a M170, I would look at my friends over at Quarter ton and Military for the seat frames. The canvas I would...
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    I agree with Bmorgil. In some derbies, the horse...

    I agree with Bmorgil. In some derbies, the horse tracks wouldn't allow us to use antifreeze to keep from poisoning the race horses. Chevy and Chryslers can take a lot of heat and be alright.... As...
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    When I call it a Heep, I mean it. This thing is...

    When I call it a Heep, I mean it. This thing is a conglomeration of odds and ends. Most of the underbody consists of a patchwork of scrap iron and sheet metal. Most all of the hat channels are all...
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    The salvaged backer plate cleaned up nice, and a...

    The salvaged backer plate cleaned up nice, and a quick fog of Rustoleum made it look alright. The outside still had the Military olive paint, so I decided to leave it alone. The drum had a half...
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    There is no better air flow then the cowl vent! ...

    There is no better air flow then the cowl vent! Add the wing windows and 45 Mph, you'll stay cool, and look good doing it.
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    Agreed. Fill dirt and some fuel is a small price...

    Agreed. Fill dirt and some fuel is a small price to pay for a custom shroud.
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    When truck shoes would get saturated with gear...

    When truck shoes would get saturated with gear lube from a failed hub seal, we would burn off the lube with a torch. That was when the shoes were made with asbestos. These shoes are pretty well...
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    I had bought a '67 International 3/4 ton pickup...

    I had bought a '67 International 3/4 ton pickup with the three speed on the column. You could take the shifter and make a big circle with it, and never catch a gear. It was that worn out. Some weld...
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    Today I rearranged the hall of Heeps so that I...

    Today I rearranged the hall of Heeps so that I could work on the parking brake on our 2A. Salvage parts will save the day again, but did find out that we were still missing a couple of pieces, plus...
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    That is a well deserved grin!

    That is a well deserved grin!
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    I could see it on a Muncie four speed, but not so...

    I could see it on a Muncie four speed, but not so much on a three on the tree. Must of gotten in a bind or the steel had a stress fracture from when it was threaded.
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    Great to see you cruising Ham's 48 down the...

    Great to see you cruising Ham's 48 down the highway! All the gages are sitting pretty. True happiness!
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