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    Re: what should i do

    i will gladly sell u the willy. and some one got to the owner of the j20 before i did, DAMNIT.:bomb: :x .....life goes on. i really wanted that though it was perfect. guess i will keep lookin.
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    Re: what should i do

    another problem is this truck is 5 hours north from where i live and i dont want to go there and find out i dont want it
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    what should i do

    I have a 1949 CJ 3A that needs full restoration and im not in the position to do that really, i dont have a shop or anything i just have basic tools and not alot of time or money to put into it. it...
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    Re: Leaf spring conversion

    thanks for the much needed info, another question. to do this i would have to first cut off the old perches, and then buy new ones? where do i get that kind of stuff for a 1949 cj3a or would i look...
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    Mod's for getting low end power

    and when i saw low end i mean torque, basically. what mods do you do to your engine to get more torque/hp at lower rpm's? im going to be dopping a 6 cyl in my jeep one of these days and im going to...
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    Leaf spring conversion

    I decided to post this here becuase its a general thread that could be done on any type of vehicle. i realized today that my 49 willy's leaf springs are accualy mounted underneath the axle, which...
  7. Thread: body kits

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    Re: body kits

    alrighty thanks :beer:
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    body kits

    does any one here know of any company that makes full body kits for old willy's jeeps? or do u have to just do it by hand
  9. Thread: Oil filters

    by 49willy
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    Oil filters

    where can i find an oil filter for a 1949 cj 3a? i know im not going to be able to walk into some random automotive shop and buy it. i have a few website's where i could look around on but i was...
  10. Thread: Is it do-able?

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    Re: Is it do-able?

    maybe im just taking it to far...lol. for now im going to get it running under its own power, it needs some body work and a new paintjob so those are my priorities right now, unless something else...
  11. Thread: Is it do-able?

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    Re: Is it do-able?

    [QUOTE=redrooster;176941] A 350 can be made to work, but a 4.3 V6 may fit better and give you more transmission options as far as length.[QUOTE]

    today i was thinking, why not diesel? is there any...
  12. Thread: Is it do-able?

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    Re: Is it do-able?

    The first thing i am going to do with the willy is get it running, fix any body work that needs to be fixed and get it painted, then get a top re done for it so its atleast driveable. then i will...
  13. Thread: Is it do-able?

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    Re: Is it do-able?

    thanks a ton guys. My uncle says the frame is in decent shape. a couple rust holes in the floor and maybe a couple in the panels. hasn't ran in 7/8 years but the only reason it died in the...
  14. Thread: Is it do-able?

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    Re: Is it do-able?

    what else am i looking at here, will a 350 be to heavy for the front springs? im planning to lift it eventually its not going to be a fast process its going to take a lot of work. here are some...
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    Re: Is it do-able?

    i was thinking a crate 350. not high performance or anything just the low end modle with 310 hp and 290ish ft lbs of torque (i think). and i was thinking a 4 speed unless there is a good option out...
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    Is it do-able?

    hey guys, new to the site here and just had a few questions. I might be picking up a 1949 willy off my uncle for 500 bucks. he has a few spare parts with it such as a distributor, gas tank, damper,...
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