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    Progress! I have the cj2a stripped down to the...

    Progress! I have the cj2a stripped down to the frame and ready to be sandblasted. The engine is also in the process of being rebuilt. Any common areas on the frame where cracking or damage occurs?...
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    Thanks bmorgil!

    Thanks bmorgil!
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    Okay, I picked up the industrial L134 for $500. ...

    Okay, I picked up the industrial L134 for $500. It seems to be in really good shape other than the two snapped stud bolts in the exhaust. But those can be drilled out. Question...I have been...
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    Thank you Gentlemen for the info. I am going to...

    Thank you Gentlemen for the info. I am going to take a look at the block tonight. Where is the best place to get pistons if I need a different size?
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    The pictures are of the engine from the Hobart...

    The pictures are of the engine from the Hobart Welder. I am going to take a look at it tomorrow night to verify whether #3 is badly scored/damaged or not. I know cylinder walls can be machined, but...
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    Thanks gmwillys! I think I may have found a...

    Thanks gmwillys! I think I may have found a really good shape hobart cj2a engine. $500! It does have one bolt snapped off in the head. Not a deal breaker I don't think.
    I better jump on it. ...
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    Yep, not super thrilled. After cleaning it up a...

    Yep, not super thrilled. After cleaning it up a bunch more last night, you can definitely see the repair much better. The original owner clearly ground down that area and used who knows what to...
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    Okay, was able to spend this last Saturday...

    Okay, was able to spend this last Saturday pulling the engine and transmission. Everything looks good except for this lovely self-fix on the engine block. It looks like the original owner was...
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    Thanks for the advice, everyone! I decided to...

    Thanks for the advice, everyone! I decided to begin the rebuild process. The good news is that I have successfully removed all head stud bolts (except for the back three which are under the...
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    I just removed something very similar on my 1947...

    I just removed something very similar on my 1947 CJ2A. On mine, it was a support system for a snowplow blade. Is the same type of bracket on the passenger side of the frame as well? If so, that is...
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    Great feedback! I have the manual and will start...

    Great feedback! I have the manual and will start reading:) I was able to pour a couple of cups of water through the water pump port and A LOT of old sludge came out through the head plug behind the...
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    1947 CJ2a Digging in...

    Just purchased my first Jeep. She's a beauty. 1947 CJ2A. From what I was told, the Jeep has been sitting in a barn for 30 years and hasn't been started. I have been doing a lot of work, or should...
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    Okay, got around to taking some more pictures. ...

    Okay, got around to taking some more pictures. The original owner had lots of add-ons that I am in the process of removing. I am working on removing the snowplow setup, old school block heater, cab...
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    Thank you all for your support. No doubt I will...

    Thank you all for your support. No doubt I will have a ton of questions. The original owner added a lot of random aftermarket items like a snowplow, cab heater, two horns(LOL), and some other...
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    1947 CJ2a Project Begins

    Hi! Excited to join this forum as I know I will have a ton of questions about my newly acquired 1947 Jeep CJ2a. Super excited that it has the original go-devil engine and 3-speed transmission. It...
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