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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-13-2019, 07:44 AM
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Posted By bob4703
http://oljeep.com/edge_parts_man.html The US...

http://oljeep.com/edge_parts_man.html

The US Army Tech manual for the M38 will be helpful as will be the 53-71 Service manual.

Glad you are passing it on to your Dad who has the time and...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-12-2019, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By bob4703
Jeep Driver Arrested

The TV station updated this and took down the video that showed the police cars with light flashing after pulling over the toy Jeep.
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Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-12-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By bob4703
What Matt said, but if you drive on streets and...

What Matt said, but if you drive on streets and roads that have potholes or any other imperfections you need one. I must drive on a road that was originally concrete and later paved over. One...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-12-2019, 06:04 AM
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Views: 222
Posted By bob4703
Replace the cable first. Even if the old one...

Replace the cable first. Even if the old one isn't the culprit you'll want a new cable with a new speedometer.

I got a Rugged Ridge replacement speedometer. It wavers at less than 30 MPH, but is...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-11-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By bob4703
Have you checked the accuracy with a GPS? That's...

Have you checked the accuracy with a GPS? That's the only real way to check.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-10-2019, 09:02 AM
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Views: 742
Posted By bob4703
Make a mental note of all the places you can't go...

Make a mental note of all the places you can't go and things you can't do with no lift and 31s. Before you lift and retire find someone who has done it to their Jeep and take the love of your life...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-09-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By bob4703
This is the time to replace a 35 year old gauge...

This is the time to replace a 35 year old gauge with a new mechanical gauge.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-08-2019, 05:35 AM
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Views: 5,635
Posted By bob4703
Go strraight to the source and order from...

Go strraight to the source and order from Speedway https://www.speedwaymotors.com/shop/1974-jeep-cj5-chassis-wiring-harnesses~65784-1974-42-344-3-857-30712 . Order from them and you get great...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-07-2019, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By bob4703
Go here and download. ...

Go here and download. http://oljeep.com/edge_74_tsm.html

There is very little difference between a 73 and a 74.

I keep my copy on an older Nook.

An intermediate (72-75) CJ5 is a simple...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-07-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 290
Posted By bob4703
Before purchase make sure it is from the same...

Before purchase make sure it is from the same "generation" Jeep as yours. A 75 and earlier has a different windshield angle than a 76+.

Other than for a small child rear seats in a CJ5 are...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-07-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By bob4703
Cultivate resources. Make friends with the...

Cultivate resources.

Make friends with the guy down the street with the 57 Chevy or 66 GTO and ask advice. In my small rural neighborhood there are four of us that fool with things mechanical. ...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-05-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By bob4703
A 73 should have a vented gas cap. That probably...

A 73 should have a vented gas cap. That probably went away with the FI conversion. It should vent somehow somewhere.

Sounds like the PO did a poor job of the conversion.

Welcome back Matt.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-05-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 742
Posted By bob4703
What is the intended use for your Jeep? Match...

What is the intended use for your Jeep? Match your tires and gearing to that use. Looks should not be a consideration.

There is a little understood and often ignored relationship between...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-03-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 582
Posted By bob4703
I still have the original turn signal and It...

I still have the original turn signal and It cancels when I don't want it to and won't cancel when I want it to. I've learned to operate it manually. I've thought about replacing it but can't find...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-03-2019, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 734
Posted By bob4703
Google rarely lets me down! ...

Google rarely lets me down!

https://www.rustoleum.com/product-catalog/industrial-brands/high-performance/alkyd-coatings/7400-system-zinc-chromate-primers/
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-03-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,635
Posted By bob4703
http://oljeep.com/edge_81_tsm.html If the...

http://oljeep.com/edge_81_tsm.html

If the vacuum routes etc. aren't shown here they probably don't exist.

Good luck and take care of your wife!
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-02-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By bob4703
Often you have to order online. I have ordered...

Often you have to order online. I have ordered parts that weren't right. Returning is a PIA. I once ordered parts from Summit Racing and one was wrong. I'm not picking on them for I continue to...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-02-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By bob4703
Try your LAPS. They will get it for you and you...

Try your LAPS. They will get it for you and you can visually compare the old and new. Most aren't Jeep exclusive and are readily available. Price will be competitive too.
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-02-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By bob4703
Why? If it ain't broke don't fix it! A roll...

Why? If it ain't broke don't fix it!

A roll bar will be mounted to the frame and takes up a lot of room in the cab. If you are referring to a sports bar that mounts on the top of the fender...
Jeep Forums: Jeep CJ Forum   06-02-2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By bob4703
I have a new set on the bench ready to go on...

I have a new set on the bench ready to go on mine--will get around to replacing them one of these days. They measure 43.5" eye to eye. You have to remember that springs relax over time and a broken...
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