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post #1 of 4 Old 05-18-2013, 11:10 AM Thread Starter
HeathFinnie
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79 jeep Cj lock cylinder removal

I have the column open and can not see how to get the lock cylinder out so that I can replace it with a new one. This is a used column but it was in lock when I got it and didn't have a key. So it's stuck in lock which is why I'm replacing it. I don't see a screw holding it in like the videos I've seen



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post #2 of 4 Old 05-18-2013, 11:50 AM
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The circled slot on the cylinder needs pushed in.

There may be cast flashing in the slot that needs cleaned out. Also it takes something very thin to go deep enough.


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1957 WILLYS pickup,
1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac.
1979 J20
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1989 YJ the CJ to YJ.
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post #3 of 4 Old 05-18-2013, 12:31 PM Thread Starter
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Awesome! Thank you!
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post #4 of 4 Old 05-18-2013, 01:11 PM
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No problem Heath, we can both thank a JF member in the FSJ section, for the pictures.

Bill

1957 WILLYS pickup,
1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ.
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