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  Topic: 1954 M38A1 For Sale 5000.00 Auburn, AL
LTDan

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PostForum: For Sale   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:19 pm   Subject: 1954 M38A1 For Sale 5000.00 Auburn, AL
Well im done with her an need to move on to other things so she is up for sale. If you have any questions feel free to message me. And Im selling the whole Jeep as is. I don't have any spare parts.
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  Topic: Massive Carb flooding on M38 Carter
LTDan

Replies: 51
Views: 12340

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:01 pm   Subject: Massive Carb flooding on M38 Carter
Joe can you post up some pictures so we are all on the same page? If you dont have a photo album just request on from wesk.
  Topic: Massive Carb flooding on M38 Carter
LTDan

Replies: 51
Views: 12340

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 9:10 pm   Subject: Massive Carb flooding on M38 Carter
So the mechanic is saying that you need new plugs seeing as how those plugs are fouled.

Take out the plugs.
Take a small bit of sand paper and just gently scratch the center electrode and the gr ...
  Topic: Massive Carb flooding on M38 Carter
LTDan

Replies: 51
Views: 12340

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:00 pm   Subject: Massive Carb flooding on M38 Carter
Stop. Relax. Take a deep breath and just walk away for a bit.

My 2 cents on this after having rebuild several carbs over the years. As Wes mentioned the float valve and the float.

Those little v ...
  Topic: Engine M38A1 doesn't run well...
LTDan

Replies: 6
Views: 3012

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:55 am   Subject: Engine M38A1 doesn't run well...
Sounds like you have either a ignition problem or a timing problem. The carb flooding is also a possibility but not likely.

Check that you are getting spark to the No 1 plug.
It should be hot and ...
  Topic: distributor shaft doesn't turn when engine cranked
LTDan

Replies: 16
Views: 5365

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 2:38 pm   Subject: distributor shaft doesn't turn when engine cranked
Your real question should be "What caused the gear to fail in that way?"

Something caused your camshaft and oil pump to bind and the force had to go somewhere.

I have a feeling that the oil pum ...
  Topic: Question about Transfer Case Vent Line
LTDan

Replies: 2
Views: 1724

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:24 am   Subject: Question about Transfer Case Vent Line
The pressurization of the engine, transfer case and transmission, was designed to prevent the ingress of water while fording.

The deep water fording operation used 2 valves that were pulled by a s ...
  Topic: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
LTDan

Replies: 14
Views: 4971

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 9:26 am   Subject: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)


Sorry LTDan to hijack your post but while on the subject I figured I'd ask, also good work on finding your problem.



Its no problem bud, I am also talking with the machine shop now.

My ...
  Topic: Can this air cleaner be salvaged?
LTDan

Replies: 24
Views: 7289

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 4:20 pm   Subject: Can this air cleaner be salvaged?
I would just get another.

Having the peace of mind knowing that your air filter is clean and good is one less thing to bother you if something goes wrong.
  Topic: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
LTDan

Replies: 14
Views: 4971

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:20 pm   Subject: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
I found it! I found the problem.

When the machinist had put in new freeze plugs he used a bit of Black RTV to provide a better seal. Well guess what was in the oil passage junction between the cams ...
  Topic: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
LTDan

Replies: 14
Views: 4971

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 2:07 pm   Subject: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
The engine block casting number is 806279-W-12-D-AR
  Topic: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
LTDan

Replies: 14
Views: 4971

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 10:36 am   Subject: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
Your right wesk I was fighting the symptoms and not the problem.

I have pulled the engine out and am in the process of getting it torn down to inspect the main bearings.
  Topic: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
LTDan

Replies: 14
Views: 4971

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 10:36 pm   Subject: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
So here is a thought wesk.

Would i be able to route from either the number 2 or 3 oil galley plug to the #4 cam journal, and route a line from either the number 2 or 3 passages up to my head?

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  Topic: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
LTDan

Replies: 14
Views: 4971

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 6:46 pm   Subject: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
Well i'm figuring worst case scenario and i'm diving back into the block. Perhaps I have installed the rear main bearings incorrectly.
  Topic: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
LTDan

Replies: 14
Views: 4971

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 1:51 pm   Subject: No oil to head, F134 (Solved)
Hey once again guys,

I have a 1954 m38a1 with a 134f head motor.

Motor was freshly rebuild and new cam bearings installed. I have no oil coming to my head. Pulled the line and elbow, i am getti ...
 
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