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    Generacs and GFI's sometimes don't get along...

    Generacs and GFI's sometimes don't get along well. Make sure you have a good ground rod close to the unit. That gives a better ground reference than depending on the house neutral line. If the GFI...
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    Man - those seals look like they have dried out...

    Man - those seals look like they have dried out and cracked. I wonder just how old those jonts are and how long they have been sitting on somene's shelves? I wouldn't use them .... I'd try again...
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    "The only bad thing (for me) is the expense,...

    "The only bad thing (for me) is the expense, which will run me about $4K."

    As a comparison, an F-134 rebuild in NE Indiana six years ago was $3,100, but that did not include balancing - just...
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    "... there are "sick" guys like you ..." ...

    "... there are "sick" guys like you ..."

    Yep, that's us - just don't leave out "and twisted" when you describe us.
  5. Thread: Ac 1957

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    "They had all kinds of automotive parts available...

    "They had all kinds of automotive parts available there."

    They also had a lot of other interesting things as well. In sporting goods I can remember a rack of rifles, US 1903 Springfields and...
  6. Thread: Ac 1957

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    The sensor usually goes at the right rear just...

    The sensor usually goes at the right rear just under the oil supply line to the rocker arms.

    And, J. C. Whitney and Warshawsky had the same catalog and same street address ...

    My favorite J. C....
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    Early October Car Show

    Car show season is coming to an end, but today was a nice day to sit around and tell folks about Ham's '48.

    Then, just as the award ceremony was about half over - the clouds opened and it rained...
  8. Thread: Ac 1957

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    The '57 CJ 5 should have a fitting on the timing...

    The '57 CJ 5 should have a fitting on the timing gear cover at about 10 o'clock (viewed from the front). That is the dump line from the filter cannister. The supply side comes from a fitting hidden...
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    That makes sense and it explains one of those...

    That makes sense and it explains one of those "Why did WO do that". Thanks for the education.
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    Ideas just keep coming: On a 12-volt...

    Ideas just keep coming:

    On a 12-volt conversion, the obvious things that have to change are all of the lights, lamps and bulbs and the ignition coil. (You can use the same coil with an external...
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    Here is a link to CJ 2A wiring information. It...

    Here is a link to CJ 2A wiring information. It is probably the best set or information I have seen, with a variety of diagrams that break things down as well as descriptions of options that may have...
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    "Checked compression last night on the engine. 90...

    "Checked compression last night on the engine. 90 psi, 5, 75, and 90 when "dry"."

    It will be interesting to see what is in the 5# hole. That looks like something broken (valve, piston), not just...
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    "This has been converted from 6V to 12V system....

    "This has been converted from 6V to 12V system. It has a solenoid and an alternator. I need a wiring diagram that shows how to wire all of this up. It has been worked on by several people and so lots...
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    "However, as seen in the video, it would not idle...

    "However, as seen in the video, it would not idle and died when I slowly backed off the throttle. I am thinking the carb needs a clen, especially in the pilot circuit. WHat do you all think, Anything...
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    We can't see the video - but your description is...

    We can't see the video - but your description is pretty good.

    The school of hard knocks has taught us that putting a fuel filter in the suction side of the line isn't a good idea, so your comment...
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    We ran into this about a year ago on another...

    We ran into this about a year ago on another alternator retrofit and in that case we suggested another, smaller, pulley on the alternator to get the alternator RPM up for a given engine RPM.

    (Oh...
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    Every Unicorn is a unique and beautiful creature...

    Every Unicorn is a unique and beautiful creature ....
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    "After a little tweaking, trimming, welding and...

    "After a little tweaking, trimming, welding and grinding, baby has a new smile!!"

    That sounds like an ad for an orthodontist; "See Cajun 98 if you want to give your baby a new smile."

    Maybe a...
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    Test Post - Add a Picture

    Log-in is screwy for me as well. I try to log in, it kicks me down to the try again box - but if I just go back up and click "FORUM", I get in.

    Picture uploading is working for me - you've just...
  20. Thread: 48-cj2a

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    A. You have a good looking CJ 2 there. B. ...

    A. You have a good looking CJ 2 there.

    B. "so I ***u me d " ... Hmmm, as we have all found out with our Jeep adventures, assuming has led us down interesting paths.

    C. Your start-up went...
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    A. Everyone lost stuff from 28 August until...

    A. Everyone lost stuff from 28 August until about yesterday.

    B. I'll have to do a search to see if there is anyone local that specializes in Jeep engine rebuilds.

    The good news is that Jeep...
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    The Jeepsters were the unicorns of the Jeep world...

    The Jeepsters were the unicorns of the Jeep world - rare and marvelous creatures.

    Willys-Overland wasn't too particular in configuration management on even the "standard" vehicles and since...
  23. Thread: Lost Data

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    Lost Data

    It looks like we lost everything after about 28 August until the site came back up late yesterday.
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    Just about any rebuilt alternator is a crapshoot,...

    Just about any rebuilt alternator is a crapshoot, but we had had several Forum people have pretty good results with this one:
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  25. Thread: 61' cj5

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    I agree too

    That is a very sharp, very nice Jeep.

    I see from boat registration numbers and a license plate in the background that you are located in the great state of Tennessee. Just where?

    My Jeep and I...
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