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    Don't forget the early IH Scouts.

    Don't forget the early IH Scouts.
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    Sounds like a plan.

    Sounds like a plan.
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    I had seen a kid strip the paint off the driver's...

    I had seen a kid strip the paint off the driver's door of a brand new Kenworth with a steam cleaner. He thought the gold leaf in the hand painted company name was dirt.....?? That was his last day,...
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    Come on ahead. Now if we can get Pelago to bring...

    Come on ahead. Now if we can get Pelago to bring a few rifles with him, the county Sheriff's shooting range is across the road. He can school us on precision marksmanship.
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    Welcome DougL, Please post some pictures of...

    Welcome DougL,

    Please post some pictures of your new purchase. We will help out on any information you may want to know. An alternator swap will be pretty easy in execution, the wiring will be...
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    I'm located about three miles from the gate. ...

    I'm located about three miles from the gate. We'll have to get together for a drink at the camp.
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    God bless Mr. Murray. I can't wait to see the...

    God bless Mr. Murray.

    I can't wait to see the next rendition of Ham's '48. Sixty days will go by slowly, but it will be worth it in the end.
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    On the weekends, folks come from far and wide to...

    On the weekends, folks come from far and wide to run at Coccoloco Mountain OVR park. There are insanely expensive custom buggies to the low buck Bronco II with the winders knocked out.
  9. Thread: 6V vs. 12V

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    Keep it 6 volt in my opinion. Our '46 is still 6...

    Keep it 6 volt in my opinion. Our '46 is still 6 volt, and I have no plans on ever changing it to 12.
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    $10,000 can be an alright price for an all...

    $10,000 can be an alright price for an all original A1. Condition and originally will be the determining factor. Check eWillys.com for some prices across the country, and various conditions. ...
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    Bring it on over if you ever go rock crawling on...

    Bring it on over if you ever go rock crawling on the mountain in Jacksonville, AL. Just an idea if you don't want to tackle it.
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    Garage-mahal. It's been pretty nice down here....

    Garage-mahal.

    It's been pretty nice down here. Yesterday I was still out in short sleeves, and had the garage door open. One of my co-workers is from up around Orrville, (Land of Smucker jelly),...
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    I would cut out the thin strip and weld in the...

    I would cut out the thin strip and weld in the 1/2". Then you'll have a good, solid repair.
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    Now I'm really jealous. Someday I'll have...

    Now I'm really jealous. Someday I'll have another shop like that again.

    Now, we may have a meeting place to where we all could get together......
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    Looking good!

    Looking good!
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    Black out operations were not fun to say the...

    Black out operations were not fun to say the least. You are correct, it was a world war II hold over, and we still implement the same type of lights today. With the night vision technology that the...
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    Today it was too windy for outdoor welding, so I...

    Today it was too windy for outdoor welding, so I brought in some parts to fix. The skid plate/crossmember needed the self tapping screw holes filled, and the center mount holes repaired. Then it...
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    Go with the brake upgrade. You'll never regret...

    Go with the brake upgrade. You'll never regret the decision after driving it the first day after the retrofit.

    Bmorgil is right. I was jaded when using the Crown brake parts.
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    I'm a gluten for punishment. I like points,...

    I'm a gluten for punishment. I like points, mainly because if there is an issue, you can generally fix them with a pocket knife and a match book cover as long as the capacitor isn't crapped out. I...
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    The headlight switch would be the first place to...

    The headlight switch would be the first place to look. Often times there will be a lot of corrosion on the terminals or even the contacts within the switch, causing high resistance. This will cause...
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    It is a bit of an acquired talent. Coming from a...

    It is a bit of an acquired talent. Coming from a heavy equipment background, it took me a bit to figure out how not to make a panel look like the ocean.
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    That's why most all parking brakes are MIA by the...

    That's why most all parking brakes are MIA by the time we get them. The A1 that I did was the first one that was actually functional on any Heep project.
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    A 3M dust mask with the replaceable filters. My...

    A 3M dust mask with the replaceable filters. My prescription glasses sit on top of the nose piece alright, but does move the byfocal up a bit. It just takes some getting used to.

    Today, the...
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    In between putting the turkey and ham in the...

    In between putting the turkey and ham in the oven, I did get a bit more paint removed on the frame. There was a lot of scale on the driver's side shock tower. It all came out fairly clean. The...
  25. Thread: 1957 cj-5

    by gmwillys
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    Welcome OkieMark, Purchases end up being...

    Welcome OkieMark,
    Purchases end up being projects more often than not. You already have the needed skills to get your 5 back in good shape, but if you need anything we will be here for you. Please...
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