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    We're going to start calling you Dr. Dana!

    We're going to start calling you Dr. Dana!
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    The way you have that jigged and clamped, I think...

    The way you have that jigged and clamped, I think you've done that before.
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    We Shall See ...

    [QUOTE=pelago;9820]we shall see said the blindman QUOTE]

    You are into the second stage of a restoration. You got Magoo to run, but it still needed a little tweaking and you are finding that some...
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    Dana 25 Rebuild

    BMorgil is the expert on all things Dana/Spicer. He will give you more info that you thought you needed about setting up shim packs and all of the ins and outs or rotational torque.
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    Cold Morning Starts

    On a cold morning, a well balanced and trued up set of original equipment bias ply tires feel like you have four flat tires for the first mile or so until the flat spots round out.

    Ya' gotta love...
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    If you are in the market for an L-134 that could...

    If you are in the market for an L-134 that could be rebuilt, I say go for it, use your best bargaining skills. Starter, carburetor all are good add-ons to a bare block. It might have been a pull out...
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    Put it over a piece of cardboard. Its easier to...

    Put it over a piece of cardboard. Its easier to throw away the cardboard than clean the floor. Ask me how I know ...
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    Yeah - I Was There

    The "scoop" on the line was that some guy in the pits got shot, he was bleeding all over the place and he had to be MedEvaced out by helicopter.

    If I recall, it was just some meanness or old...
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    Sniper Match Sea Stories - "Once Upon a Time ..."

    My introduction to the Sniper Match was in 2015 (I think). I had shot the Hearst Doubles that morning and my partner in that match was shooting with another guy from our group in the Sniper that...
  10. Mystery Component

    Whatever it is, nobody else has one, so it probably isn't critical to make things run. It can't be helping air/fuel mixture flow into the intake manifold.

    I'd take it out and see if it runs...
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    Welcome to the group. One way or another, Jeeps...

    Welcome to the group. One way or another, Jeeps end up being an adventure.

    Post us some pictures of the lil' critter.
  12. Interesting, to say the least. Could it be the...

    Interesting, to say the least.

    Could it be the throttling portion of one of the velocity governors?
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    Ira, you were better off sitting that one out … ...

    Ira, you were better off sitting that one out …

    My ’91 Gulf War story was a bit different. I had been passed over the third time for E9 (Master Chief), my appeals had been ignored, so I had to...
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    My son and his friends are just getting their...

    My son and his friends are just getting their Jeeps out, I am stashing mine away!

    That is the difference between young and enthusiastic and Old and Wise. Dominic and the guys thing it's fun to...
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    Kevin: Welcome to the forum. The 63 looks to...

    Kevin:

    Welcome to the forum. The 63 looks to be in great shape (at least compared to where a lot of our projects start out).

    I wouldn't put it too deep into winter storage - with the hard top...
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    Veterans Day

    Considering where Magoo was a year ago - a great year of progress. It was about 28 here this morning and I didn't want to start either.

    Thanks for going places I didn't get sent to - and sure as...
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    Mr. Max Magoo Lube

    My guy likes to do an all round lube on the truck; he gets to complain about those "45 Zerk fittings" and can tell stories for another year. Don't be surprised if Magoo throws some lube out of...
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    I wonder if the new drum has a smaller inside...

    I wonder if the new drum has a smaller inside diameter than the original?
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    Placard

    Yes, it goes in the parade!
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    Oops, Jake. And I like that position too,...

    Oops, Jake.

    And I like that position too, zzzzzzzz.
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    I Was Goin' Down the Road, Runnin' Sixty Miles an Hour ....

    We're also getting smarter as we get older... take credit for that too.

    It's nice when you invest in something and you get an immediate and spectacular payoff from it. Congratulations.

    Tell us...
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    Good description of a problem and how you went...

    Good description of a problem and how you went about fixing it. The reference to the Bosch HB063 is a good thing to remember.

    Even good parts, made 65 years later don't always fit just like the...
  23. Thread: Scraping

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    Tailgate Paint Idea

    You might do the same thing with your tailgate as another Jeeper did with his Gladiator tailgate - leave a look into the vehicle's past...

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    Old Steam Engines

    That is a neat story. I had noticed the locomotive a number of times and I didn't realize that the emphasis was on the group of people standing by the engine, not the engine itself.
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    What is the locomotive in your avatar? My...

    What is the locomotive in your avatar? My neighbor down the road about 5 miles is NKP 765. My kids and I got nasty with her on the first restoration, back when it was a bunch of amateurs playing...
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