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    Know what you are talking about exactly when...

    Know what you are talking about exactly when dealing with spray bombs. I was working on a A/C tractor job a while back. Stepped up and bought the Allis Chalmers orange cans from TSC. Just needed...
  2. It probably wasn't so much of breaking in the...

    It probably wasn't so much of breaking in the alternator, but more the belt breaking in and relaxing. After a few start/stop cycles, the belt seated in with the soap aid. Now the alternator/water...
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    I trust a good tape measure, but nothing beats...

    I trust a good tape measure, but nothing beats verifying proper fitment to the frame.

    Be careful on your five week business trip. We'll catch you upon your return.
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    I still have to tidy up the installation of the...

    I still have to tidy up the installation of the harness. I have the converter box tucked down along the radiator shroud, but there may be just enough room at the bottom of the bucket for it to ride,...
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    Just in case you would like to see a different...

    Just in case you would like to see a different variation of the Willys Pickup dash, and a railroad variation. This is from a '57.

    http://www.ewillys.com/2021/07/10/hy-rail-truck-photo-on-ebay/
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    I did an experiment with some Cheapo oven cleaner...

    I did an experiment with some Cheapo oven cleaner and the roll on bed liner that was applied to the floor, (yes, I did that, but at the moment, I thought the body was complete garbage). My intention...
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    As promised, some photos.

    As promised, some photos.
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    With three weeks remaining before heading north...

    With three weeks remaining before heading north to Toledo, it was time to prep the Heep.

    The first order of business was to finally make the ride actually road legal.... After years of buzzing...
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    Endeavor to persevere! One of my all time...

    Endeavor to persevere! One of my all time favorite movies..

    OCD has to be checked at the door of the shop. Keep just enough to make everything to your liking.
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    I was working on my 2A this evening. The...

    I was working on my 2A this evening. The original body fitment left a little to be desired in itself. I took the grill out to clean up the air funnel and knock down any surface rust. When all the...
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    If the 1/4" is weighing on your senses, I would...

    If the 1/4" is weighing on your senses, I would section the lower part of the tool box to get rid of the excess. You'll thank yourself in the long run.

    I had the Motor trend channel on last night...
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    Welcome jeeprisk, We look forward to seeing...

    Welcome jeeprisk,

    We look forward to seeing your 3B come together.
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    Being a '79 M38, Frankenjeep sounds appropriate. ...

    Being a '79 M38, Frankenjeep sounds appropriate. I'd be more interested in the parts Heeps, but I sure don't need any more projects.
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    Omix is the only component manufacturer out...

    Omix is the only component manufacturer out there. KW does make American made piece parts that are really good quality, but not a tool box assembly. Take your time, you'll get your Omix piece...
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    More than likely you have a a home fabricated...

    More than likely you have a a home fabricated mount, but I didn't see enough from the two photos to be certain. The tie rod ends look stock, and will be easy to get replacement parts.
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    I have taken an original 3A tool box and fitted...

    I have taken an original 3A tool box and fitted it to an M38A1, and the dementions were the same. The only difference was the A1 has a mount for the parking brake, and the front panel had to be...
  17. Thread: Southern CJ

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    Wire nuts... Try the occasional light switch for...

    Wire nuts... Try the occasional light switch for an ignition switch.... Seen it twice.
  18. Thread: Southern CJ

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    Welcome CJ Sally! Very nice CJ. Southern...

    Welcome CJ Sally!

    Very nice CJ. Southern Keeps are great starting platforms for the most part. Can't wait to see more!
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    The oval muffler would work, but it needs to be...

    The oval muffler would work, but it needs to be forward of the crossmember. I thought the muffler should have been round, and according to the diagram, it is. You just don't have a lot of real...
  20. Thread: 1952 m38a1

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    Welcome M J Moore, Herm is the go to guy for...

    Welcome M J Moore,

    Herm is the go to guy for most all your transmission and transfer case needs. I would not think twice about sending him anything that I needed gone through, (and I hate to send...
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    Welcome Tommy P. Our condolences to you for...

    Welcome Tommy P.

    Our condolences to you for your father's condition. We all will do our very best to help out to get you up and going for him to see.

    I would start with spark. Do you have...
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    I just purchased a multi-process welder, (MIG,...

    I just purchased a multi-process welder, (MIG, TIG, Stick, Spool gun/Aluminum) from Eastwood. After two months of the purchase, everything has finally come in, so it will be rip and roaring to go. ...
  23. It's the Willys Way. Tasks that are so simple,...

    It's the Willys Way. Tasks that are so simple, i.e. removing a coil from the bracket, turn into major sources of aggravation.
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    I would spend a little extra to go first class,...

    I would spend a little extra to go first class, in my opinion. Woodward Fab puts out some good quality products, at not a huge amount of cash.
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    The first time you work on a southern kept...

    The first time you work on a southern kept vehicle, you are then spoiled. With northern vehicles you have the following sequence of events; Oxy acetylene torch, air chisels, more torch, PB Blaster,...
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