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M38/M38A1 Wiring Harness
M38 Rear Carrier Bearing Caps
Distributor wire location incorrect
Fuel Line Transition Steel to Rubber
M38 engine removal
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finding NADA for M38 Jeep
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  Topic: Painting advice needed - Step by step
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 7
Views: 2675

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:33 pm   Subject: Painting advice needed - Step by step
Oops 1 more if anybody ever tells you to thin your paint with mineral spirits laugh at them. It might be dry in 6 months. Rolling Eyes
  Topic: Painting advice needed - Step by step
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 7
Views: 2675

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:24 pm   Subject: Painting advice needed - Step by step
Wes brings up a very good point about the manufacture`s specs. In the last 20 years things have changed drastically with auto finishes due to ozone requirements from the government. Paint materials ha ...
  Topic: Need help with starter problem - update
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 23
Views: 4931

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:36 am   Subject: Need help with starter problem - update
Ok lets walk through this. Picture number 1 "this is the worst section of the flywheel", its not all the same damage on the edge of the teeth. I would set up an indicator to see if the flywheel is cen ...
  Topic: quality clutch advice
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 1
Views: 1249

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:15 am   Subject: quality clutch advice
Years ago after i first got my M38 I used it for plowing snow, and I thought that I was smoking my clutch by doing so. I put a new one in only for it to do it all over again. After closer examination ...
  Topic: M38 Windshield Hybrid ? Modified?
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 6
Views: 1904

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:28 pm   Subject: M38 Windshield Hybrid ? Modified?
I had glass cut for mine years ago from a local glass shop from flat glass. The biggest thing is this, notice that the top radius and the bottom radius is different and if you put it in upside down yo ...
  Topic: Engine parts
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 5
Views: 3239

PostForum: Wanted   Posted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:43 am   Subject: Engine parts
Google NOS willys jeep parts. There are a lot of suppliers out there that still have New Old Stock parts available, depending on what you need. By requesting NOS parts you can side step a bunch of gar ...
  Topic: Got the new valve in.
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 5
Views: 2133

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:58 am   Subject: Got the new valve in.
yes retorque the head. Its easy to get mixed up when you're that close and get excited. I know that guy. Happy Holidays Jim
  Topic: Got the new valve in.
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 5
Views: 2133

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Dec 15, 2019 5:48 am   Subject: Got the new valve in.
Sounds like to me the tappets might be to tight. I would go through that whole procedure again. Timing marks, where the orientation of the rotor is, making sure its pointing to number 1 on the cap and ...
  Topic: the story about my M170 Ambulance
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 12
Views: 8010

PostForum: Jeep Project Threads   Posted: Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:09 am   Subject: the story about my M170 Ambulance
Thank You Frank. Awesome Job! Very Skilled Tradesman. You are the Little Red Engine that could and did. The can of worms in a restoration always gets bigger before it gets smaller. As Neil Young sang ...
  Topic: What have I done, what have I done,
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 10
Views: 3941

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2019 8:21 am   Subject: What have I done, what have I done,
Hum, I cannot reach the pistons from the spark plug holes on any of my engines. Sounds like number 1 exhaust vale is not closing to get the compression. I would loosen that tappet and readjust the tap ...
  Topic: Left hand threads on Both rear axle hubs - DANA 44
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 9
Views: 3344

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:15 pm   Subject: Left hand threads on Both rear axle hubs - DANA 44
Another thing i usually do is after i get the old stud out is i start the new stud splines in the same place as the old one and then turn the lug nut around and tighten it up to pull the stud in strai ...
  Topic: Left hand threads on Both rear axle hubs - DANA 44
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 9
Views: 3344

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:58 am   Subject: Left hand threads on Both rear axle hubs - DANA 44
I have never had to oversize hub holes on anything i put new studs in. Do you have the 2 piece axles with the taper or the newer 1 piece axles. The taper axles can be a lot of fun getting the hubs off ...
  Topic: Stamped code 3w on cylinder block top surface
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 6
Views: 2772

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2019 8:36 am   Subject: Stamped code 3w on cylinder block top surface
Very good question, it always fun trying to figure out someones code. My machine shop told me years ago that sometimes they have to mill the top of the block to get it trued up flat. They said they al ...
  Topic: M38 Front Driveshaft
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 2
Views: 1885

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:46 pm   Subject: M38 Front Driveshaft
Ryans book goes to great detail of every aspect of the M38,everything you want know goes from Page 103 to 108 with identifying pictures of all the driveshafts. Its a must have for the m38 owner Very Happy
  Topic: To sand primer or not?
jam51m38cdn

Replies: 1
Views: 3070

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 5:13 pm   Subject: To sand primer or not?
What you wrote is exactly correct, wet sanding with 320 grit wet or dry smoothes the body and provides adhesion. I use a cellulose sponge, wet with a rubber sanding block and 320. This is what a body ...
 
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