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Happy new year to all,,

hi only just joind,,need to know where the two oil pipes go from filter, i know one is to the timeing chian ,,cant seam to work out the other ,,is it some thing to do with the oil pressure

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murray, the oil filter has short line from bottom of the filter to the timing cover and a long line that starts at a union behind the fuel pump to the top of the filter...hope this helps ....best regards Cliff

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Many thanks,,only been a mechanic for 30 odd years ,,i think i need a other union

my first jeep,,but i can see it now ,,thanks , murray

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Hi Murray,

 

These pictures of my work in progress might help?

 

The first shows the long oil line route from the oil filter down past the fuel pump.

 

The second shows the oil line 'nestling' past the oil pump before going in to the lower union. Unless someone can suggest another method, I have found that saw cutting a slot in to the top of the fuel pump bolt is the only way I can tighten the b*gger up, using a large screwdriver, as I can't get a spanner or socket anywhere near it!

 

Cheers

Simon

 

 

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Fuel Pump Bolt.JPG

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Thanks si,

thats perfect,, if i can ask,, my jeep d,o,d 19, 5, 42,am i right in saying no torq re action spring?looks like it never had one ,,

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Hi Murray,

 

I think you could be right, but I am not 100% sure. I think the change was around May 42, and earlier ones were retro-fitted. Others will know for sure.

 

Mine GPW is 12th May 42 DoD and it does have the torque spring fitted.

 

Cheers

Simon

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To get to that bolt you need a socket (deep), a universal joint, and a 3in + extension. Its quite easy to get to after you do it once.

 

Whats with the braided oil lines? The rubber ones work fine and don't stick out as much visually.

 

Also, the red striped water hoses were a MB thing. Proper repos are available for Fords.

 

The G503 wiki is a bit out of date and vastly incomplete.

 

GO here: http://jeepdraw.com/PART_COLOURS.htm

 

Great reference for GPW/MBs.

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Hi Deadline,

 

Thanks for the tip with the bolt.

 

I have seen pictures of the braided oil lines on early Jeeps, and went with it. I'm not doing a 'factory standard' rebuild, but if I'm getting replacement parts, I am trying to get it right.

 

Similarly the radiator hose; the red striped top hose is a Ford part (full length rubber for the early Jeep).

 

Cheers

Simon

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Hi Deadline,

 

Thanks for the tip with the bolt.

 

I have seen pictures of the braided oil lines on early Jeeps, and went with it. I'm not doing a 'factory standard' rebuild, but if I'm getting replacement parts, I am trying to get it right.

 

Similarly the radiator hose; the red striped top hose is a Ford part (full length rubber for the early Jeep).

 

Cheers

Simon

 

For reference you may want to get a free copy of TM10-1513 (May 15, 1942) its on the jeepdraw web site.

 

The red stripe is not a GPW part. Ford marked all their parts (with very few exemptions). I agree that a motor mechanic is going to use whatever the supply Sgt gave him, and you may have seen it in pictures, but the Jeepdraw guide is pretty much cast in stone for all but some minor issues.

 

As for the braided steel oil lines, I believe that is also an error. The TM10 calls for rubber. Plus, if the oil line WAS braided steel, there would be no need for the rubber grommet on the oil filter bracket. The grommet was to protect the rubber hose from wearing on the metal.

 

I understand you are not going for 'factory class'... so this is just informational.

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Very nice... only things I can mention are is the harness is not cloth covered and the BO driving light harness. Beat my jeep hands down.

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The harness is in fact hessien covered.Its not really clear from the pics.Tony was infact making these at the time and actually supplied a loom for King Michael of Romainia. Its been 22 years since the rebuild. But still looks fresh.....

 

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This is still the original tub.The "F" logo and GPW is stamped on the gearbox bulge near to where the right side front of the seat bolts to the floor.

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What is "hessien covered" if I might ask?

 

The headlight harness looks like it has the standard electrical tape wrapping, not braided cotton.

 

I all assume that you put on a second service stop light instead of a BO stop light for driving on streets? That seems to be a popular modification.

 

Other than the stencil font and what appears to be gloss paint (or did it rain? There is significant reflection of the registration numbers on the top of the fender... a flat paint would not have this effect.

 

Other than those items it looks good. Much better than what shows up a events I've seen recently. One 'jeep' even had a tailgate (it was a CJ painted up).

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Its painted in drab olive that was made by glasrit. The paint is no longer available. It originally was gloss. But it has had a lot of matting agent added to it.It looks a bit shiney in the picture as i have just applied some WD40 on it with a rag. Its natural look has a slight sheen to it. To be honest its the best paint i have ever come across. The picture was taken last year. And the actual jeep was painted 22 years ago. So not bad really.

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Its painted in drab olive that was made by glasrit. The paint is no longer available. It originally was gloss. But it has had a lot of matting agent added to it.It looks a bit shiney in the picture as i have just applied some WD40 on it with a rag. Its natural look has a slight sheen to it. To be honest its the best paint i have ever come across. The picture was taken last year. And the actual jeep was painted 22 years ago. So not bad really.

 

That vehicle is equisite! Very Tidy INDEED :bow:

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A credit to the owner and the restorer!. Dont want to hijack the thread, but WD40 on a rag seems a good tip, is this common?

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Dont want to hijack the thread, but WD40 on a rag seems a good tip, is this common?

 

Yes ! It works well on paint that is old, looks a bit shiny until the WD40 has dried, then protects it, good for getting into seams and holding back any corrosion too.

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