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  1. Thread: 58 Willys Wagon

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    Re: 58 Willys Wagon

    ps - let me know if the photos don't work...seems like sometimes when I copy them from the ecj5 site, they don't always come across....
  2. Thread: 58 Willys Wagon

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    Re: 58 Willys Wagon

    Well finally got things back together and running again....
    While I had things apart on the bottom, I added an adpater so I can run a traditional screw on oil filter cartridge, and got the oil pan...
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    Re: craftsman 224 piece mechanics tool set

    Some are still available for store pick-up around here as well....
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    Re: craftsman 224 piece mechanics tool set

    Ooooh, that is tempting....I have essentially that all pieced together over the years, but the whole entire set in a single organized set is tempting (I am an ace rewards member)....There are a few...
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    Re: yup...I want this....

    a lot of money for 'significant rust underneath', but cool nonetheless
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    yup...I want this....

    https://denver.craigslist.org/cto/d/arvada-1982-amc-eagle-sx4/7008182562.html
    the 151 4cy would be a bit sluggish, but....still really cool
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    Re: Front upper control arms on 2005 LJ

    Planning on sat...I'll post as we get closer if that changes....I can bring lots of tools, heater, etc....Maybe I'll try to cruise up in the WIllys
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    Re: Front upper control arms on 2005 LJ

    So, will all that fit in the YJ, or the Honda (sorry - can't remember what your DD commuter car is)....
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    Re: Front upper control arms on 2005 LJ

    This is the one that came to my mind....but I don't have one. I do have a big pickle fork and hammer which can be useful for separating steering linkages from the knuckle if needed. I also have an...
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    Re: Front upper control arms on 2005 LJ

    I could be down...I have to go to the airport on Sat to pick someone up, but I am not sure what time that would be...
    Are there any tools you would need?
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    Re: Front upper control arms on 2005 LJ

    I am kind of with Jim on this, but I am not that familiar with TJs control arms - I helped a friend install and OME lift, and we did a short arm lift with no changes to the control arms and it has...
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    Re: FS - Willys/Ford steel wheels

    SOLD...
  13. Thread: WTB: AT tires

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    Re: WTB: AT tires

    Still looking for some AT tires for 15 inch rims....cheers!
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    FS - 2009 Pontiac Vibe AWD

    2009 Pontiac Vibe AWD - $6500
    141k miles
    2.4L I4 with 4speed Auto
    All wheel drive with snow tires on all 4

    Jen and I have loved this car for 10 years - has been fantastic and completely trouble...
  15. Re: Trail run this Saturday? Something up north. Perhaps Miller

    I cleaned the jeep, changed oil and diff fluid (after putting it headlight deep in muddy water on the rubicon - it should have been done sooner), intend to put the top on this afternoon while its...
  16. Re: Trail run this Saturday? Something up north. Perhaps Miller

    the weather went bad before I could do that...and so it sits covered in red dust and with the top still off and the speedometer still broken....just as it was leaving moab
  17. Re: Trail run this Saturday? Something up north. Perhaps Miller

    I am keeping an eye on this...not sure what my availability and jeep functionality will be - but sat would be the day for me, and I need to check with wife. I've started the jeep twice since we came...
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    Re: SBC ignition problem

    every day that I work on these old jeeps is like a time travel day...its back to the future everytime

    I'd be happy with a 55amp 3 wire alternator - same as what is in the cj. 3 wire alternator...
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    Re: SBC ignition problem

    True of a generator and a 1 wire alternator - not necessarily true with a 3 wire alternator - although all essential engine ignition functions are set-up to run to off the battery as a back-up and...
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    Re: SBC ignition problem

    Single belt system...runs water pump. Will consider...also thinking of a way to shield the generator....
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    Re: SBC ignition problem

    Ok, ended up cleaning the distributor and points up - everything under the cap seemed a bit dirty and oily. Set the point gap to .016 (used) as best as I could - I much prefer to do that via an...
  22. Thread: The Campfire.

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    Re: The Campfire.

    Panel delivery wagon....not my style, but not terrible.. Wonder what frame/drive train the body was dropped on.
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    Re: SBC ignition problem

    Ok, think I may have both fuel and ignition issues....but its running again....I got it running (for whatever reason it started up) and back in the garage (so my wife is gonna be a bit annoyed when...
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    Re: SBC ignition problem

    Since the points are back in, I am going to see if they need any dwell/gap adjustment....I think I need to find a good distributor, just not sure what I can use/fit. I don't mind going points full...
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    Re: SBC ignition problem

    spoke too soon...drove it around the neighborhood block and it died and wouldn't restart...drug it the 1/2 mile home on strap.
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