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  Topic: M38A1 Fuel tank sender and pickup mounting rings
Ivoryring

Replies: 2
Views: 537

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 6:15 pm   Subject: M38A1 Fuel tank sender and pickup mounting rings
Most likely what you think is solder was actually Brazing (Brass). If they used an oven they probably took the tank to approx 600 degrees, Brazing or brass melts at about 3-400 degrees. If you h ...
  Topic: M38A1 Fuel tank sender and pickup mounting rings
Ivoryring

Replies: 2
Views: 537

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:37 pm   Subject: M38A1 Fuel tank sender and pickup mounting rings
I have a used original tank that had be repaired by RENU when owned by a previous owner. The liner has failed badly. I tried aircraft stripper without success and tried to find someone locally that wo ...
  Topic: M38A1 - Gap between frame and bottom of firewall
Ivoryring

Replies: 5
Views: 1667

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:51 am   Subject: M38A1 - Gap between frame and bottom of firewall
Thanks for the info. My hat channel situation is definitely "creative" (trying to be kind toward the PO).
  Topic: M38A1 - Gap between frame and bottom of firewall
Ivoryring

Replies: 5
Views: 1667

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 5:12 am   Subject: M38A1 - Gap between frame and bottom of firewall
I'm not sure what the correct term for this bit is, so it's possible if I could figure that out, I'd have an easier time answering this for myself. My apologies if this is a commonly asked question.
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  Topic: 1952 M38A1 project
Ivoryring

Replies: 26
Views: 23280

PostForum: Jeep Project Threads   Posted: Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:42 pm   Subject: 1952 M38A1 project
I've done a huge amount of work since last update. In "these uncertain times" I'm working from home and not going out much on the weekends, so this project has gotten a lot of attention. Just this wee ...
  Topic: Technique to mating Douglas connectors
Ivoryring

Replies: 14
Views: 1826

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2020 4:30 pm   Subject: Technique to mating Douglas connectors
Then lube the rubbers with some light oil or similar. Push them back off of the terminal up the wire. Lube the contact. Then slide the rubber back over the contact. it is IMPORTANT that the rubber doe ...
  Topic: Technique to mating Douglas connectors
Ivoryring

Replies: 14
Views: 1826

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Jul 17, 2020 6:04 am   Subject: Technique to mating Douglas connectors
The reproduction Douglass connectors are crap. I hope that isn't what you are using.

I built all my Douglas harnesses and I learned the following trick to aid in mating:

Disconnect the connectio ...
  Topic: Technique to mating Douglas connectors
Ivoryring

Replies: 14
Views: 1826

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2020 8:09 pm   Subject: Technique to mating Douglas connectors
Any idea if there is a defined 'correct' length or is it a matter of "50s manufacturing variability"? Was "trim to fit" normal expectation back when Douglas connectors were contemporary?
  Topic: Technique to mating Douglas connectors
Ivoryring

Replies: 14
Views: 1826

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:51 pm   Subject: Technique to mating Douglas connectors
I feel that I'm missing something obvious, but I've got gouged up fingers tonight from trying and completely failing to mate Douglas connectors.

Is there some tip or technique to make these easier ...
  Topic: Design intent behind M38A1 battery box
Ivoryring

Replies: 1
Views: 823

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 7:18 pm   Subject: Design intent behind M38A1 battery box
I've been discussing the battery box for M38A1 with some friends and wondering if anyone has insight into the design and intent - especially some changes that came between MB where it was simply a tra ...
  Topic: M38A1 Dashboard hole - left of ignition switch
Ivoryring

Replies: 3
Views: 858

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 8:00 am   Subject: M38A1 Dashboard hole - left of ignition switch
The hole to the left was for the cold weather fuel primer pump. The one to the right was for the fording cable.

Great - thanks for the info. The right side one I figured out as it has the four hole ...
  Topic: M38A1 Dashboard hole - left of ignition switch
Ivoryring

Replies: 3
Views: 858

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:22 am   Subject: M38A1 Dashboard hole - left of ignition switch
My M38A1 dash has a lot of extra holes in it. I've patched over the radio and speaker, but I'm going through the rest of them an inventorying which should be there and which shouldn't.

My TM 9 and ...
  Topic: Yet another clutch alignment question
Ivoryring

Replies: 19
Views: 2876

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2020 5:12 pm   Subject: Yet another clutch alignment question
I happen to have some 1/4 rod, so I first made a rod that was ~10.5" long with bent ends, and when I wasn't happy with that I made another that was ~9.5" long. With no cotter pin hole, I can't really ...
  Topic: Yet another clutch alignment question
Ivoryring

Replies: 19
Views: 2876

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 12:35 pm   Subject: Yet another clutch alignment question
I will update this thread when I have a 10.5" rod (made, borrowed or purchased) with status on if it resolved the issue (at this point I suspect it will)
  Topic: Yet another clutch alignment question
Ivoryring

Replies: 19
Views: 2876

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 9:58 am   Subject: Yet another clutch alignment question
I moved the clevis to the furthest end and it definitely makes the problem worse not better.

I then looked again at the modification Wes posted - and what I notice is that they call for the length ...
 
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