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    I read a couple more articles on the accident and...

    I read a couple more articles on the accident and found this:

    “ Glass’ arrest warrant following the incident cited him for improper brakes that “were inadequate to control the movement of and stop...
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    Surge brakes work well for stopping and downhill...

    Surge brakes work well for stopping and downhill control with no mods required to the towing vehicle. They don’t work as well as electric brakes for holding pointed uphill nor do they give an...
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    I had my numbers reversed before. The shaft going...

    I had my numbers reversed before. The shaft going into the bushing is .622 according to my calipers. It may not hurt to check that against a micrometer. The bushing gave me .623 using a telescoping...
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    Given the amount of time I had invested in...

    Given the amount of time I had invested in replacing the bushing in the transfer case output shaft and lack of progress because of it… I chose to order a new shaft. It came with a new bushing...
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    It looks like it’s been sitting on the sea bed. I...

    It looks like it’s been sitting on the sea bed. I like the preserve and display as is idea.
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    My slide hammer type puller reaches but couldn’t...

    My slide hammer type puller reaches but couldn’t get it to move. I was trying to cheat the first time by not removing the shaft from the transfer case because I don’t have a good way to secure the...
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    Still fighting the pilot bushing. Assuming I...

    Still fighting the pilot bushing. Assuming I understood the instructions, this should have worked that bushing out but it hasn’t moved at all (measuring with calipers)
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    I don’t think I have ever seen a jeep wiring...

    I don’t think I have ever seen a jeep wiring diagram with wire gauges. To make a new harness, a person might have to measure what is there or figure out the load for each circuit and find the correct...
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    Hooking the alternator direct to the battery...

    Hooking the alternator direct to the battery would change nothing since they are already connected through the fuse block.

    Fuses are amp sensitive. A few extra volts won’t hurt them. A short or...
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    Thanks a lot for the information. I am making...

    Thanks a lot for the information. I am making notes in my paper service manuals.

    Tech manuals are far from perfect. We used send corrections for tech manuals all the time maintaining the A-10 and...
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    I use general torque specs quite a bit. I figure...

    I use general torque specs quite a bit. I figure I have spent around $2,000 over the years buying torque wrenches to cover everything from 10 inch/pounds to 600 foot/pounds that I have to send out...
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    I will take bmorgil's word over the manual in...

    I will take bmorgil's word over the manual in this case. I am glad I posted the quote or I would have torqued mine to the spec in my book. The digital Universal Manual I have is FORM SM-1002-R6. My...
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    Page 205, paragraph N-11 of the Universal Manual:...

    Page 205, paragraph N-11 of the Universal Manual:

    "the assembly may be installed by
    cocking the bearing cups slightly when the differential
    is placed in the carrier. See Fig. 258.
    Tap the unit...
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    There was a lot of bubba in that tractor (still...

    There was a lot of bubba in that tractor (still is). Tractors don’t turn much over 2,000 rpm and the alternator pulley seems big to me. Thinking back on it, I think it was a 2-wire installed as a one...
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    That is the reason I won’t use a one wire...

    That is the reason I won’t use a one wire alternator if I can help it. Someone swapped a generator for a one wire alternator on a tractor I own. It wouldn’t charge unless I brought the throttle...
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    According to the manual, it’s a 12 volt system....

    According to the manual, it’s a 12 volt system. If it is a 4 cylinder then it had a generator originally and the 6 cylinder would have come with an alternator.
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    The service manual for the jeep will have one....

    The service manual for the jeep will have one. You may find a few online through a search for free. They should all be basically the same. 6 volt or 12 volt and alternator or generator are the basic...
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    It sounds to me like the alignment is off and...

    It sounds to me like the alignment is off and creating a bind on the shaft.
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    The engine serial number could be gone just from...

    The engine serial number could be gone just from an overhaul. They get milled off when truing up the surface for the head.
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    If I am reading the info in this link correctly,...

    If I am reading the info in this link correctly, there were 2 different seals used during the production of these engines. ...
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    Volvo Penta marine engines use paper elements in...

    Volvo Penta marine engines use paper elements in canisters. I think the newest one I have seen is a 2018. It was kind of strange to find it on a Chevy V8 block.
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    Wiring is one of those things that requires a lot...

    Wiring is one of those things that requires a lot of patience and attention to detail to make look good. A quarter inch on one wire can make a huge difference in the way the harness looks. I have...
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    I don’t know much about CJs and less about DJs...

    I don’t know much about CJs and less about DJs but, isn’t the left front engine mount further forward on a CJ3A than a CJ2A? I know the engine mount bracket is reversed on the CJ3A engine to provide...
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    The bad thing about using PEX for compressed air...

    The bad thing about using PEX for compressed air is sags in the runs create water traps where they are not wanted. I used to work for a guy who had PVC for his compressor lines and it had the same...
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    I have lots of grease. A couple of different...

    I have lots of grease. A couple of different grades of wheel bearing grease, marine grease, lithium grease, aircraft grease…tubs and guns. No shortage of grease around here.

    I am pretty confident...
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