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by m3a1
June 3rd, 2020, 7:43 am
Forum: Favorite Pictures
Topic: Beverly Hillbillies
Replies: 261
Views: 9256

Re: Beverly Hillbillies

THE TALE OF THE EXCEPTIONAL HENRY MENDEZ. I'm going to make a small departure from the normal wrenching and tell you a story. This is a story about a man who, by example, taught me a lot about craftsmanship. First, let's set the stage and tell you how I came to meet Henry Mendez. I took a small hia...
by m3a1
June 2nd, 2020, 9:19 pm
Forum: Favorite Pictures
Topic: Beverly Hillbillies
Replies: 261
Views: 9256

Re: Beverly Hillbillies

(click on photos to enlarge and reorient) Tore down the other end today. Nothing fatal. Spindle appears to be in good shape. Needs all of the consumables, naturally....bearings, bearing races, seals, etc. Think I'm going to have to get into my other WWII axle and swap out this later axle shaft for a...
by m3a1
June 2nd, 2020, 6:00 pm
Forum: Technical Discussion
Topic: speedometer
Replies: 2
Views: 34

Re: speedometer

Looks to be in the totally wrong place to zero the speedometer but maybe....?
by m3a1
June 2nd, 2020, 2:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No-kidding, Real Source for A2 Horn Button Repair Kit
Replies: 28
Views: 402

Re: No-kidding, Real Source for A2 Horn Button Repair Kit

Also, let's not forget there are parts out there that were refused by the government that never made it into the government stock. Parts that are surfacing and being sold as NOS. Frankly, I don't see how a metal cup "shrinks" over time. I do see quite a bit of damaged metal around the circumference ...
by m3a1
June 2nd, 2020, 1:10 am
Forum: Favorite Pictures
Topic: Beverly Hillbillies
Replies: 261
Views: 9256

Re: Beverly Hillbillies

Took a little time to see what's what with the parts I just took off so as to get an idea of what I'm going to need to get everything back up to snuff. When I began this, I saw that the drum was cocked over just a bit and not running in line with the brake backing plate. On early jeeps that can only...
by m3a1
June 1st, 2020, 12:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No-kidding, Real Source for A2 Horn Button Repair Kit
Replies: 28
Views: 402

Re: No-kidding, Real Source for A2 Horn Button Repair Kit

Nobody posts pictures any more... *sigh*
by m3a1
June 1st, 2020, 11:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Battery powered impact wrench
Replies: 6
Views: 176

Re: Battery powered impact wrench

Thank you for the input, grasshopper. How long have you had this particular unit?
by m3a1
May 31st, 2020, 10:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: No-kidding, Real Source for A2 Horn Button Repair Kit
Replies: 28
Views: 402

Re: No-kidding, Real Source for A2 Horn Button Repair Kit

Mr. Recovery is correct. One wire.
by m3a1
May 31st, 2020, 5:33 pm
Forum: Favorite Pictures
Topic: Beverly Hillbillies
Replies: 261
Views: 9256

Re: Beverly Hillbillies

This king pin cap fought like a tiger to keep from coming off. I won. 61264866639__70CBEF4C-170C-4864-AA61-5A57D27F382D.jpeg Interior of the steering knuckle housing. Peel back the cruddy grease and she's pretty cherry under there! 61264872284__28679576-E972-44CD-9F48-5D4105D05EFB.jpeg Here's a rare...
by m3a1
May 31st, 2020, 5:29 pm
Forum: Favorite Pictures
Topic: Beverly Hillbillies
Replies: 261
Views: 9256

Re: Beverly Hillbillies

Began my day by getting a phone call from my old police partner who informed me that my motorcycle (which had been parked at his place) had been stolen. I hope they choke on it....and that's all I have to say about that. Decided to switch gears and probe the new front axle for my GPW since it was ob...
by m3a1
May 31st, 2020, 4:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rick's smashed finger
Replies: 18
Views: 281

Re: Rick's smashed finger

Amy rolled her eyes and said, "GO FOR IT!" :lol: :lol: :lol:
by m3a1
May 30th, 2020, 10:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Rick's smashed finger
Replies: 18
Views: 281

Re: Rick's smashed finger

Hooflex. Tractor Supply has it. If you've ever owned a horse or two you know of its magical qualities.
by m3a1
May 30th, 2020, 3:57 pm
Forum: Favorite Pictures
Topic: Beverly Hillbillies
Replies: 261
Views: 9256

Re: Beverly Hillbillies

I took time away to watch two men strap into a rocket and be launched into space. There's a lot of tech behind that. Makes my efforts on The Doom Buggy seem small and insignificant.

Whew.....humbling.
by m3a1
May 29th, 2020, 11:22 pm
Forum: Favorite Pictures
Topic: Beverly Hillbillies
Replies: 261
Views: 9256

Re: Beverly Hillbillies

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Got the brake's mechanicals wrapped up tonight!

Somebody's looking FABULOUS!
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Axles, brakes....a day of 'big wins'....

Cheers,
TJ