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Wanted M38A1 metal handled Shovel
Letter size
M170 versus M38A1 Wiring
(Sold) 1951 M38 for sale (Colorado)
WANTED: M38A1 PARKING BRAKE ASSEMBLY
M38 Voltage Regulator
M38A1 Emergency brake rattle fix
M38 Gauges
Carburetor alterations for High Altitude.
New Gas Tank

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  Topic: Website Problems
jnissen

Replies: 33
Views: 4491

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 11:21 pm   Subject: Website Problems
Sorry for being late to the show...

As for $600 a year. That seems a lot considering this site likely has a very low bandwidth. Shared accounts on many Web hosts are just $3.00 a month and that in ...
  Topic: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
jnissen

Replies: 7
Views: 3810

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 7:04 pm   Subject: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
Just a follow after several months of operation. The reason we suspected the air hat was when it was removed the Jeep ran terrific. Yes this is true but only half the story. My son managed to 3D print ...
  Topic: Autolite MDM6005 Starter
jnissen

Replies: 15
Views: 6668

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:16 am   Subject: Autolite MDM6005 Starter
Ron, any report on the starter?
  Topic: M38a1 no data plates
jnissen

Replies: 8
Views: 3661

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:09 am   Subject: M38a1 no data plates
Whatís the title have on it? No title then you will have a lot more hoops to jump through. Not sure of your state but check to make sure they will even register an old military vehicle if the numbers ...
  Topic: Front wheels wobble while driving
jnissen

Replies: 14
Views: 5204

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:55 am   Subject: Front wheels wobble while driving
Spring scale is a fishing scale. Not overly expensive or complex!

The seals on the knuckle vary. We used new rubber and reused the aluminum style backing plates. Iíve seen a variety of different ...
  Topic: Coil question
jnissen

Replies: 6
Views: 3251

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 1:02 pm   Subject: Coil question
Hopefully you resolved this. For the 12V we settled on about 2.8ohms of primary resistance (combined coil and ballast resistor). Starts instantly. The electronic ignition module we are using recommend ...
  Topic: T 90 trans and transfer case for 1952 M38A1
jnissen

Replies: 1
Views: 1946

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 12:46 pm   Subject: T 90 trans and transfer case for 1952 M38A1
Once open you can find out what happened. If things are not toast look for NOS parts if you can. Spent a bit more of transmission parts when we did ours but we ended up with a mix of NOS parts and sel ...
  Topic: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
jnissen

Replies: 7
Views: 3810

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:03 pm   Subject: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
Well after playing with resistors and the new coil I can safely say that we have an excellent ignition but still seeing the odd loading up and miss at low speed.

Decided to remove the air intake t ...
  Topic: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
jnissen

Replies: 7
Views: 3810

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:01 am   Subject: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
Ignition wires are new but still appeared to be slightly leaky. The connections at the plugs were glowing in the dark. Tightened up and less but still same issues.

Adjusted timing and it affects w ...
  Topic: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
jnissen

Replies: 7
Views: 3810

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:15 pm   Subject: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
Itís a 3.5 ohm coil. Presently runs OK but will miss if under strain at low RPM. Tried insulating plug wires that ran near metal with no improvement. The standard points are being used to switch the c ...
  Topic: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
jnissen

Replies: 7
Views: 3810

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:29 pm   Subject: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
Update: Removed the ballast resistor and when doing so cleaned up the coil. Printed on the side of the coil in faint ink is "No External Resistor Required"!

Removed ballast resistor and it's runni ...
  Topic: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
jnissen

Replies: 7
Views: 3810

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2020 6:42 pm   Subject: Slow Speed Lugging - Missing
Running around this weekend noticed at low speed while lugging the motor it will miss badly. Clearly is ignition. Tried adjusting timing and it helps slightly but not much. The system is a 1955 M38A1 ...
  Topic: Bumper rope type and size
jnissen

Replies: 12
Views: 4744

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Mar 08, 2020 7:01 pm   Subject: Bumper rope type and size
Well the rope was for looks mainly. My son wanted it on there even though I argued it wasnít period correct. To each his own. 25 feet of 1Ē Manila did the trick. We weaved loops into the ends and may ...
  Topic: Bumper rope type and size
jnissen

Replies: 12
Views: 4744

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:32 am   Subject: Bumper rope type and size
Thinking of wrapping a tow rope around the front bumper of our M38A1.
Type of rope and size suggestions are welcome.
  Topic: OD to Blue to OD--Maybe going back to Blue?
jnissen

Replies: 7
Views: 6437

PostForum: Jeep Project Threads   Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:19 pm   Subject: OD to Blue to OD--Maybe going back to Blue?
I ordered from Gillespie three different times (don't ask). The paint always matched between gallons. The only variable was in the amount of Xylene used to thin the paint. If you go aggressive with th ...
 
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