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    Bmorgil is correct. The majority of the...

    Bmorgil is correct. The majority of the reproduction parts are designed to fit several different models, so some trimming is required to fit the early, shorter frames. Your rear crossmember looks...
  2. I would run some ethanol stabilizer in with the...

    I would run some ethanol stabilizer in with the E-10 just for assurance. Even on a daily driver, fuel sits in the fuel bowl, and over time it will coat the aluminum bowl walls with a chalky...
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    I would make every effort to use the front...

    I would make every effort to use the front fenders you have. They won't be that difficult to bend back into shape, just some time and patience. The floor pans are pretty easy if you choose to remove...
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    Great job VTWILLY. A sand blasting cab sure...

    Great job VTWILLY. A sand blasting cab sure comes in handy around the shop. I believe we all have stories centered around the smell of something cooking over a Coleman camp stove. Great to know...
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    Welcome CaptB, That is a good looking CJ5 that...

    Welcome CaptB,

    That is a good looking CJ5 that you have. The body looks pretty good, sans the floor boards as you said. Not a huge deal at all. We look forward to seeing more on your project.
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    Welcome Samalarcon.

    Welcome Samalarcon.
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    Agreed. When there is no owner history or...

    Agreed. When there is no owner history or paperwork, that's when the archeology comes into play. Scraping paint and looking at past repairs tell a good story.
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    There are very few radiator shops around anymore,...

    There are very few radiator shops around anymore, like Bmorgil said. The environmental impact, plus the demand is so low that nobody learned the trade, so when the owners retired, so did the...
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    That is correct Chief. The output of a smaller...

    That is correct Chief. The output of a smaller turbo #1 spools a larger turbo #2. The benefit is better low end torque, mid range, and high end performance. There is a reduction in turbo lag, with...
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    Way to go Joey! Congratulations on the baby and...

    Way to go Joey! Congratulations on the baby and the Jeep progress.
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    Armadillo eggs are some of my favorites off the...

    Armadillo eggs are some of my favorites off the smoker. It depends on the jalapeños that you use, if you need the milk or not. It would be a fair bet that JB's might require the whole carton.
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    Bmorgil has got you covered in regards to cutting...

    Bmorgil has got you covered in regards to cutting in for sleeves. From the photos, it doesn't look too bad. The marks in #3 cylinder looks to be where the piston rings had sat until the engine was...
  13. Thread: Kill switch

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    You can use a battery kill switch, or Disconnect...

    You can use a battery kill switch, or Disconnect switch like the link below;

    https://www.autozone.com/ignition/kill-switch/p/duralast-dl20269-battery-disconnect-switch/558400_0_0

    Just mount it...
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    Also look at Hobart Welders, air compressors, or...

    Also look at Hobart Welders, air compressors, or generator sets of the same vintage. A lot of the Willys industrial L134 were used on those units, and generally are in descent shape. Some of the...
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    That was the steel Civilian tag that was put on...

    That was the steel Civilian tag that was put on all of the production Jeeps. The early CJ2As had three tags in the same location, but everything afterward had the same as yours.

    Early Civilian...
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    There was a guy who wasn't the brightest bulb on...

    There was a guy who wasn't the brightest bulb on the tree. He would show up to old iron tractor shows with this Allis Chalmers WD-45 that looked like was stored in the compost heap. The block was...
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    https://www.thecj2apage.com/forums/topic5742.html...

    https://www.thecj2apage.com/forums/topic5742.html My 2A was a reman, and was red.

    The military CJ3A was designated a CJ-V35/U. There was civilian Jeeps utilized by the military for staff cars...
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    GringoEarl, Here is a link to KW's club...

    GringoEarl,


    Here is a link to KW's club registry;

    https://www.kaiserwillys.com/jeep_club

    There are a few in Louisiana. A quick Mrs. Google search leads to several dotted around the state....
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    Bmorgil is spot on as usual. The throw out...

    Bmorgil is spot on as usual. The throw out bearing is toast, and it has eaten into the clutch fingers. Follow the guidance of your curse, and you'll be fine!
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    You'll be hard pressed to find a better group of...

    You'll be hard pressed to find a better group of folks than the ones on here. It is an honor to be associated with all of the wealth of knowledge, (and characters) that is on this forum.
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    That's the pot calling the kettle black? Senior...

    That's the pot calling the kettle black? Senior Chief is his rank, but he's progressed into aged to perfection......
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    Depending on your intended use, the dust boots on...

    Depending on your intended use, the dust boots on the tie rod ends can be serviceable as is. Just keep the rod end greased and it will keep most of the dirt out. In short I would not tear apart a...
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    Glad everything went well for you. Bmorgil is...

    Glad everything went well for you. Bmorgil is the best in the business when it comes to all things that require patience and finesse. Enjoy the warm weather on your drives!
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    Looking good Cajun. The hat channel can be a...

    Looking good Cajun. The hat channel can be a bugger, but you pulled it off extremely well. You are making good progress.
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    I concur with the snow plow rear mount, if there...

    I concur with the snow plow rear mount, if there is a matching one on the passenger side.
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