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WANTED: F-head in Kentucky

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Kenny in Louisville, Kentucky, is looking for an f-head for his 1959 CJ-5. If anyone knows of one, contact him via email at krshepherd @ windstream.net (remove the spaces around the @).

 
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WANTED: CJ-2A Steering Column Measurement & Seats

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Long time reader Hank is trying to build a steering column for his 46 cj2a. He was hoping someone could tell him the distance between the bottom of the steering wheel to the dash?

Also, he would like to know if someone had a set of CJ-2A front seats that are in good shape for sale.

Email him at ehr21755 @ yahoo.com or comment below.

 
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WANTED: Rebuilt F-heads in NC & TX

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Don’s hoping to find a rebuilt engine in time to enter the Legion of Honor Shrine parade. He’s in Brevard, NC. Anyone know of one along the East Coast? If you do, contact Don at donsgreene84 @ yahoo.com (remove spaces around the @)

Robert’s rebuilding his CJ-3B and is also hoping to locate and purchase a rebuilt F-head. Anyone know of one in Texas? If you do, contact Robert at robertkinney637 @ gmail.com (remove spaces around the @).

 
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WANTED: Fiberglass Flattie Body in Southern Ohio

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Randy is hoping to locate a fiberglass Flatfender body or maybe a used metal body if in good shape. Contact him at randycarroll53 @ yahoo.com (no spaces around the “@”) for more info.

 

 
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WANTED: L-226 Exhaust,Intake Manifolds

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Frank’s looking for an exhaust and intake manifold for a 1bbl. It needs to have the heat riser. It also needs to be in usable condition without any welded parts or cracks. If you have something, you can contact Frank at frankfrain @ gmail.com (delete spaces around @).

 
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WANTED: Dodge Slat 6 to a Long T-90 Transmission Adapter

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Marty Tilford (Vancouver WA area) is looking for an adapter to go from a Dodge Slant 6 to a long t-90 transmission. Anyone have one of these? Email him at moparman63 @ yahoo.com (remove the spaces around the “@”) for more info.

 

 
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WANTED: Gates Commando Tires

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Rich is hoping to find a set of vintage Gates Commando Tires. He’s open to different 15″ sizes from G70 to 10-15 or whatever someone might have. You can email him at squareweave@shaw.ca if you have something.

Here’s a photo of what the XTs look like:

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Mickey Thompson has reproduced a set of 27″ Gates for the dune buggy folks, but I’ve not had much luck finding any other vintage Gates-like tires.

 
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Converto Trailer Hub Question

• CATEGORIES: Features, wanted

Dean’s working on this Converto Trailer. It’s got hubs with a 5×4.5 bolt pattern. He’s wondering how he might find replacement hubs. Anyone have ideas on what would fit?

Here’s the trailer:

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Here are the current hubs:

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WANTED: This Toy Jeep in the NC Area

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Someone is hoping to find this toy jeep or a similar one.

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/wan/6854582502.html

“I will pay any reasonable amount for this Jeep or one just like it.My Dad brought it home from France after WWII.”

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WANTED: 1962 Truck

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Tyler is looking for a truck: “I am looking to purchase a 1962 Willys Pickup.  Stock. Restoration/Project Condition.  Must have the L6-226 engine and original bed.”

If you have something or know someone who does, email him at ttedford61@yahoo.com

 
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Civilian L-134 in Good Shape Wanted

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Carlos Lopez from Navarro, Spain, is seeking a civilian L-134 in good condition from someone willing to ship the engine to Spain. He’s rebuilding the very first MB-CJ3B built in Spain (Civvy L-134s were installed in the early ones http://www.mb-cj3b.com/home_en/mb-cj3b_history). He’s spent the past year looking around Spain for an engine, but has had no luck finding one. Based on an ebay example he sent me (that seller won’t ship internationally), he’s willing to pay a reasonable amount for the engine (of course he’ll foot the shipping).

It sounds like a worthy project. Email me at d@ewillys.com and I’ll provide his email.

Here are some pics of his jeep. He’s buying parts as he can.

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If you are curious, here’s a restoration of another MB-CJ3B from 2008: http://www.mb-cj3b.com/home_en/my_restoration

 

 
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Wanted: Hardtop for the DJ-3A

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Mitchell is looking for a DJ-3A hardtop for his DJ-3A Dispatcher. He’s located in the midwest. Since he has the delivery body and windshield, the best match might be the Koenig made tops with the sliding doors. Here’s Mitchell’s project:

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Here’s the hardtop that would work with his windshield. These pics come from the CJ-3B page:

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This is the standard delivery top with out a rear window.

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This is the CJ-5 version. The window ads extra visibility. I’m pretty sure that this top will fit the DJ as well. Anyone actually tried this?

 

 
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WANTED: Installation Instructions for M2 Hubs w/ Single Spring

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Maury is hoping to find a set of installation instructions for his NOS Warn M2 3-ring type hubs.

“I have a set of NOS Warn M2 hubs in the original box that’s missing the instruction sheet, and am trying to either find or reproduce one. If someone has an original copy they’d be willing to sell, great – but a good scan or photo of the unfolded document would also suffice to reproduce it. Here’s a photo of the installation instructions / owner’s manual with a set of early Warn locking hubs. The sheet folded down to about 3″ x 3”:

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WANTED: Set of Nutmeg Doors for 1977 CJ-5

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Scott is looking for a set of nutmeg colored doors for his 1977 CJ-5. Anyone have them? Contact him at 908/642-5614.

 
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CJ-6 Replacement Side Panels

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Blake is looking for some replacement side panels for a CJ-6 project he has, but can’t located any replacement panels for the 20″ spacer installed into the body. Anyone know of either a template or someone that makes them?

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Father Thomas Asher Needs Some M-38A1 Parts

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Father Thomas Asher expressed an interesting in sharing some history as part of a retreat near Los Gatos, California, this summer. You can read a short bio on him here.

He was most interested in finding one or more folks to bring their jeeps to the retreat and share some history with the kids, but it’s proven difficult to find help. So, he bought an M-38A1, but it needs some parts. He’s got shipping arranged out of Dallas (he grew up there), but if anyone has some parts and can help him out, he’d appreciate it. You can call him at 408-455-1720

I was hoping someone in the Dallas/Fort Worth area might have some of the things just to keep shipping costs down. Bob at 820 Jeep Service got us a few things but wasn’t sure if there was
someone else in this area. The things I would like to find fairly soon are all available on line I
just wanted to make sure someone didn’t have these things laying around that I could pick up for a better price.

Thanks for your help,
Thomas Asher

Shipping address:
820 Jeep Service 
7800 Randle Dr.
Fort Worth, TX
76180

Here are some items I need:

  • Military Footman loops
  • Bow mounting hardware, side plates (4), thumb screws and straps – I
    don’t need the bracket that holds the bows in the up in position.
  • Seat driver, all parts including cover
  • Seat passenger, all parts except frame including cover
  • Black out Light with Guard for front fender
  • Mirror inside center of windshield
  • Clevis, 2x front with pins
  • Clevis, 2x rear with pins
  • Water bucket, canvas for on back of fuel can
  • Speedometer cable or just the end repaired? Our speedometer cable tip is
    worn to a point.
  • Stencil kit
  • Shovel
 
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Assembly Instructions for the Cutlas Bulldog Hub

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Anyone have assembly instructions for a Cutlas Bulldog Hub? Tom has a set and needs to reassemble them.

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Identifying This Model of Ramsey Winch

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A reader was wondering if anyone knew what model of Ramsey winch this was? Most of my books are back in Pasco and the internet wasn’t too helpful. Anyone know?

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Former Truck Owner Looking For Truck

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UPDATE: Jeff, the former owner, left a comment. “This is a factory prototype. Someone has a picture of it sitting next to the Alcoa car that Willys built that was a Jeepster “coupe”. I am the one who ran the ad above….the truck is the real thing and if someone has it, bring it to a Willys meet. I don’t expect to find it myself but whomever has it…they should know the history.”

https://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/cto/d/1950-willys-pick-up/6560679072.html

“I want to buy this truck. I owned it before and would like to find it and get it back if it’s still around. The truck is a 1950 Willys and it has Chevrolet corner windows in the back of the cab. I doubt that there are two like this around so irf you know of one it would be the one.”

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WANTED: Early 60s Truck Allentown, PA

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Steve’s hoping to find a 1960s parts truck. If you have something, contact him via Craigslist.

https://allentown.craigslist.org/wan/d/willys-truck/6459817709.html

“Wanted early 60s willys truck. For parts or restoration. Running and driving okay.”

 
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Wanted: Terra Tires on Jeep Rims

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Mike’s looking for a good set of 4 Goodyear Terra Tires in the Northwest.  If on wheels they need to be 5×5.5 bolt pattern. Example tread below. You can contact Mike at Heimbig@aol.com

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Wanted: Fiberglass CJ-3B Hood

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Jenn is hoping to find a fiberglass CJ-3B hood for her husband for Christmas. I have access to two different 3B hood molds (plan and Bobcat styles), but I don’t have any hoods made from them just yet. Anyone know of one for sale?

 
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Wanted: Dana 300 Near SF

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Steve’s looking for a Dana 300 in the San Francisco Bay area. Anyone know of one for sale? Contact him at owenwalk@comcast.net.

 
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Help Wanted Grants Pass, OR

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This rebuilder needs some help with his/her jeep.

“I have a 1952 CJ3A I’ve been working on for several years and I’m looking for someone to help me put it all back together. I have the fiberglass tub back from paint, chassis powder coated and installed, new tires, overhauled engine.
What remains:
Permanently mount the body onto the frame
Convert the 6V to a 12V (new conversion kit and all parts are already ordered and ready to install)
Run the fuel lines
Install the electrical components and hook up all new instruments (holes already cut)
Mount seats into frame
A few other odds and ends 🙂
As restoration projects go, this one is really close to completion but I need some help; the last and final push, to get it back on the road.
I have done or paid to have done (i.e. paint, engine OH) and it has taken me a long time. Ready to finish it before the cold weather arrives. I am 100 lbs and I lack the physical strength to shift the tub into proper place on my own, and I am new to this area. I am looking for someone that can help me with the remaining restoration project. Flexible hours, at my location in Grants Pass where I have the vehicle stored. I can pay you hourly or salary, depending on your skill level and how you prefer to work. Please have knowledge of older vehicles, be competent at what you do, honest, have integrity and preferably a love of old Willys and / or fond of vintage aircraft (I installed over 2,000 rivets into the body of this tub 🙂 )”

https://medford.craigslist.org/wan/6311074536.html

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1948 Truck Manhattan, IL eBay

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John’s selling his good looking truck at no reserve on eBay.

“Rock solid pick up for sale. Stomp starter column shift still 6v and it is the rare 2 wheel drive model w/ overdrive. The brakes are new from the pedal to the wheel.new fuel tank and lines. New tires all around and new glass except for rear window (still has late 1947 etch on it) Still has Original rubber mat on floor.This truck was repainted in the 80’s and last on the road in 1991 then was stored in a barn till 2014 when i bought it . very rust free and still has some Missouri clay on the bottom . The only things that need attention is the overdrive needs to be wired in properly . The speedo is not working (fiber drive gear?) Temp and pressure gauges not working but I have NOS gauges and senders. I have stock vacuum wiper as a weak motor conversion is installed . NO RESERVE If you have a question or need a specific photo please let me know. I am proud of this truck and if you want to inspect it in person it can be arranged. No ending auction early. Last bid gets it . buyer arranges shipping or pickup after payment is satisfied.”

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