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    Posted: 21 May 2019 at 7:19pm
Hi, 

I'm just a couple weeks away from heading to Texas to pick up CJ 11662, and in anticipation I'm giving some thought to what parts I might need to hunt down.

I'm not planning on putting a PTO on mine, so that rules out a bunch of potentially hard to find and/or pricey items, but one that I think is going to be on my list is the key assembly that goes with the dash-mounted coils. 

The coil is presently on the block like the military ones were. From my research, however, I believe this is supposed to have the coil in the dash with an integral key assembly. I've been doing some poking around on eBay, it appears the coils are available as is the mounting bracket, though to a lesser extent. But I haven't come across the key assembly and from my reading of various posts on this site and others, I get the feeling that might be one of the tricky parts to come by.

Anyone care to share insights on that, plus any other items that I should brace for impact on?

Sincerely,

John
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I don't have that part, but I have a 48 CJ2A which is a parts donor for the Jeep I am building, which is a MB, so there are a number of things on the civilian Jeep I will not be using. 

For certain I will not be using the hood, grill, tailgate or windshield frame, all of which, with exception of the tailgate, are decent on this Jeep.

See you are in DC. I travel to central WVa several times a year, which is not very far from DC, so if you end up needing something I have you would not have too far to drive to pick it up.
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Keyed coil
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Rear view mirror and bracket
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Thanks for your posts.

I'll keep those on my list. 

I have the bracket for the mirror on the outside of the Jeep, but I suspect the arm and mirror are missing unless they are in the loose parts. I'll know more when I get there in a couple weeks.

From the photos I have, I think the rear view mirror on the windshield is not correct, though it's pretty close and might just be a different type of original.

I suspect the horn, particularly if it's a Sparton, is another tough one. I have an original on my GPW that took me a while to track down. I might consider going the repro route on that, as the ones on the market seem to be getting good reviews. 

I'll be sure to post images once I get to the jeep in person.

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