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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-30-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 401
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
OEM Whitco top parts are valuable. Hang on to it!

OEM Whitco top parts are valuable. Hang on to it!
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-30-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,075
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Your 84 hood should have the indents for both the...

Your 84 hood should have the indents for both the center cap and the HD cooling version offset cap. I've seen few broken offset radiators with wrong year hood closed on it.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-23-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,075
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Buyer beware. I agree with Whollsee above. I...

Buyer beware. I agree with Whollsee above. I have purchased 2 CU58 radiators over the last 10 years. It was an excellent copper and brass style that was a very close match to the OEM HD radiator. ...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-16-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,162
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Hoss, good catch. I checked the sales brochure. ...

Hoss, good catch. I checked the sales brochure. The 78 Renegade Levi package had a Levi Blue top.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-15-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,162
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
It does have the OEM Goodyear Tracker tire from...

It does have the OEM Goodyear Tracker tire from the era. I had the tires on my 1979 CJ-5 I purchased new. Lots of tread. Non OEM gas cap. Check out the wear on the radiator support bar on driver...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-13-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,162
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Good eyes. I missed the over spray. The OEM...

Good eyes. I missed the over spray. The OEM wheel well pads, saddle bags, Levi upholstery, unfaded speedo cluster and OEM Whitco top caught my eye.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-13-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,162
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
CJ-5 time capsule

No affiliation with seller. Check out this survivor. Not many like this left. Can't afford it, but fun to look at an original. Even has the OEM Tracker tires and 2861 miles. What do you think...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-08-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 689
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Not OEM. Pass on it. There are many good used...

Not OEM. Pass on it. There are many good used OEM hoods for sale.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   07-06-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,100
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
To follow-up, I just spoke with Chris at Phoenix...

To follow-up, I just spoke with Chris at Phoenix Graphics per Keith's recommendation. Keith's attention to detail is appreciated and he provided them with drawings from an original 83-84 Renegade...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-28-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Several forum members have contacted Classic. I...

Several forum members have contacted Classic. I encourage others to do the same. They have responded with improvements and new repair panels.

The more that reach out the better. It reinforces...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-26-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Check out Classic Enterprises. American made...

Check out Classic Enterprises. American made with correct thickness OEM grade American steel. Signed by the fabricator.

The off-shore replica sheet metal does not compare. Hopefully they will...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-25-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
I had one that an aftermarket carpet with a thick...

I had one that an aftermarket carpet with a thick pad (installed under the shift boot) was not cut correctly. It would push the shift lever forward moving it out of second into neutral. I was ready...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-24-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Sometimes the new snap rings can be a different...

Sometimes the new snap rings can be a different thickness than OEM. Mixing new and old snap rings cause end play to be out of spec - I've made that mistake. It's an excellent transmission, but end...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-23-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 650
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Did you measure and confirm correct end play? ...

Did you measure and confirm correct end play?
Did you use original brass thrust washers or the plastic ones found in some rebuild kits?
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-21-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,520
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
That is a great price for Hella. Jump on it. ...

That is a great price for Hella. Jump on it. Far better deal than what I spent (twice) at Susquehanna Motorsports. Just be sure the wire is correct gauge.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-19-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Whatever you use, consider some internal...

Whatever you use, consider some internal corrosion protection - especially if you use your defroster. Some have used boiled linseed oil. My son and I used Eastwood internal frame protection spray...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-19-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 737
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Perhaps they have improved. My experiences are...

Perhaps they have improved. My experiences are that all vendors (including Jeepglass) are selling the same offshore replica.

These are documented to be thinner gauge and low grade steel, without...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-19-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
You will get many opinions on aluminum vs...

You will get many opinions on aluminum vs copper/brass. I am an original parts stickler. Not a fan of the aftermarket aluminum/plastic radiators in the CJ. No CJ rolled off the factory floor with...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-19-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,733
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Is there a definitive test to determine if these...

Is there a definitive test to determine if these are copper vs the DOT approved copper/nickle brake line? When wiping the grease off the brake lines, they are very definitely copper colored (not...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-16-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,733
Posted By JeepdaddyRC
Great info, thanks. So how do I tell if these...

Great info, thanks. So how do I tell if these are Home Depot copper "refrigerator lines" vs a high quality DOT approved copper/nickle brake and fuel lines?
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