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    Wow - thanks. Going to take a good look at them

    Wow - thanks. Going to take a good look at them
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    All great ideas and advice gents - thank you much!

    All great ideas and advice gents - thank you much!
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    Removing single leaves from spring pack

    Good day, all --

    I was thinking about removing some of the leaves (leafs?) from the spring packs on the old 3a. A few at each corner. The idea is to tame the ride a bit for the old backside and...
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    Thanks very much for the info on the spring seats...

    Thanks very much for the info on the spring seats and the drive train durability. My seat does have the springs. Was going to replace it with just foam inside but maybe I'll build the passenger seat...
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    ROFL -- ha ha haven't heard that but such a great...

    ROFL -- ha ha haven't heard that but such a great story!
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    LOL - yes - like with aviation. Fly the airplane...

    LOL - yes - like with aviation. Fly the airplane as far into the crash as you can I believe Bob Hoover used to say...

    Ironically, part of the reason I just got the 3a was to transition away from a...
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    Thanks all for the warm welcome and answers,...

    Thanks all for the warm welcome and answers, gents -- looks like there are some Speedys in my future for sure and I look forward to experimenting with those leaf spring packs to ease up the ride a...
  8. Thread: Kill switch

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    I had a 66 Mustang coupe in my youth and worried...

    I had a 66 Mustang coupe in my youth and worried about the same thing. I installed a simple switch that cut out the coil on the 12 volt side. Then I drilled a hole in the back of the center console...
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    Yes, great point. Being able to stay in place...

    Yes, great point. Being able to stay in place enough to continue to control the vehicle you may be able to prevent a bad situation getting worse. I'm a jeep novice...hence the post count - lol - and...
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    I've also spent some time thinking about this. ...

    I've also spent some time thinking about this.

    There are so many factors that go into safely restraining a person in an accident and this vehicle is so marginal from a protection perspective (in...
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    Jumping into Jeeps...

    Hi all – checking in here first time. Picked up this ’49 CJ3a close to home, promised my wife it wouldn’t sit more than a week in the driveway....going on 8 months now..... just too much fun...
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