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OK, I picked up the late salad L-134 motor for future rebuild but I came across other parts that I simply could not refuse to get. 

Parts came out of a 1974 CJ-5 with  304 V-8.  Owner gutted most of the drive train for rock crawling upgrades. He did keep the 304 block.

All 4 - CJ-5 springs, 304 V-8 fan, air cleaner, and intake




Rear hitch, 1/4 panels, 3 of 4 11" drums, tow bar.


exhaust manifolds, steering assembly, spring plates, and motorcraft carb




304 B/housing, T15 trans, D20 X-fer, oil canister, dash pad, and cam



Dana 44 centered rear diff
Dana 30 narrow track frt. diff



Main items I want to use are the steering assembly and the D 30 Frt. end.
Most parts will go on CL or trade for ?
Not a bad day.
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    OMG ! _ _ _ your Willys parts-prospecting has his Pay-Dirt. :)

   If you keep gathering you'll have to start piling-it-up. hahahaha

   So, now I am going to have to stop by my next trip to Sacramento. We'll have coffee while on "parts-tour" right !

   I have run a model 20 amc rear in 4:10 forever with the 304 and T-18 6.3:1 with no problems what-so-ever. (before hitting the Rubicon trail, I would put a 3/4 breaker bar with 36-inch cheater pipe and give it a few Bounces for tightness, me standing on the cheater). :)

   Hey, bring that bellhousing up to me and I will weld it, or braze it.
Or did you weld it already ?

   When talking to my dad the other day, age 91, same as Norm the engine builder at Jimmy Strauss Jeeps, and we were talking welding Cast Iron, he told me that of all the mech's in town that he knew had good success welding cast was that they used a Cast-Rod. no flux, just bare cast rod. Just like the old trick of using 2-12v batteries and a coat-hanger.   yep
   I have a YouTube video bookmarked where the guy broke the flux off of 7018 rod and welded cast iron successfully.

   Jim, nice work there guy on your innovative motor mount to be able to access the fuel pump bolts. I looked at my '46 pump bolts and because of the mount lip facing to the rear, the mount-bolt sticks up in the way of Access.

   What time is Coffee !

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Coffee is brewing! Can you smell it? it's the axle/gear oil blend.

PLEASE do come by, lunch on me!  We can tell stories, LOL

I did find a lot of jeep parts. Some for the 2A and the rest for trade or sell.  Nice part is I have stuff to sift through for the "MONEY" pit.  

I found two other late style bell housings so the cracked one can remain crackedLOL or trade.

Motor mount idea came from bkwudz, Paul F. It should work well.

My summer goal is to find all the big parts for the 2A and get them built and ready to install this fall.
 
Jim








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Meet a Jeepster Commando Pick Up  guy awhile ago and we ended up telling stories which led to finding out he has a nice M38 that will be getting a V-6 stuffed in it. He mentioned that someone installed a F head in it with an odd carb set up that he removed and went back to the stock carb which led to having to put a hood scoop on.

I figured the ODD carb would of been a Holley 190???? and I would be glad to trade Commando parts for it.   

Here is what he brought me.


CARTER SIDE DRAFT YH CARB POSSIBLY FROM A EARLY CORVETTE.









This is the Carter side draft carb and 90 degree elbow mod that's used on the F head when installed in a flat fender/hood Jeep.  Never seen one before.  Not sure if I will use it but it's cool to place on the shelf.



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I would use that just for the uncommon-ness of it!  Thumbs Up
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Originally posted by Ol' Unreliable Ol' Unreliable wrote:

I would use that just for the uncommon-ness of it!  Thumbs Up

I agree.   Honestly thought the guy was bringing me a Holley 190?  Think I will talk with Scout Pilot and see what it might take to rebuild it and maybe tweak it some.  If not, it's certainly a conversation piece. 
The adapter looks well made.  Wonder if it was used on another set up.

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