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rejeep

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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #150 on: December 22, 2018, 08:44:32 AM »
Spent an hour and half this week just opening boxes in the warehouse..
Make a long story short I found a correct sized wheel with a wrong hub offset...  settled on a fairly common blower motor assembly that fit in the housing.  After centering the wheel in the bore, drilled some holes and were good to go.

Used 3m strip caulk around the heater core (evidence it was there once before) and on all sealing joints.

Working on mounting, plumbing and the defroster ducts this weekend..




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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #151 on: December 27, 2018, 08:54:13 AM »
Engine bay not 100% yet, but it just looks like it was meant to be in there



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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #152 on: January 18, 2019, 10:19:26 PM »
Finally swapped the front diff to the higher gears.. installed front driveshaft and fabbed shifters.

No modesty... I’m proud of this..
Very close to stock appearance...

Ideally I would like to fabricate a one piece tuner cover and get the range (red) shifter tighter..
Didn’t caulk yet, I have a feeling it’s all coming apart for tweaking..



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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #153 on: February 12, 2019, 10:44:10 AM »
UTV soundbar mounted under dash... looks about 100 times better than I thought and easily removable..

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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #154 on: February 12, 2019, 11:58:16 AM »
Looks like it belongs there. No issues with leg clearance?
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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #155 on: February 14, 2019, 01:34:17 PM »
fit perfectly.. 10" either side of bulkhead center.

Pulled the Radiator last night..
fried my electric fan.. motor burned up so I have to check wiring as well.
Doing something a little less rinky dink this time around.. fingers crossed..


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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #156 on: February 23, 2019, 07:14:54 AM »
Some underhood managment this weekend...
Cooling system was a PITA to burp after rad removal.

Pics and update to follow...

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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #157 on: March 26, 2019, 08:47:44 AM »
need a little help...

I want to install a warning light or buzzer for the engine fan as either a reminder to turn on or warning light if it shuts down..
I've found some diagrams for an indicator light (simple enough)  but I cant seem to find anything for a warning lamp.
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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #158 on: March 26, 2019, 09:16:18 AM »
LED indecator light between ignition hot and fan hot would do the trick?

or maybe thinking about that for more than 2 seconds might prove im a mechanical guy?


ign on fan on,  LED sees +12 and +12 so no light

Ign on fan off  LED sees +12 and 0V so light on

Ign off and fan off LED sees 0V and 0V   


maybe?  ha

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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #159 on: March 26, 2019, 09:17:58 AM »
all the hot rods i have done, i just wire the fan relay to the ignition.  its on the fans on.  no issues no mishaps.  let that 28$ 16" amazon fan suck 7 amps all day long. 

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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #160 on: March 26, 2019, 09:35:05 AM »
went with the bigger fan
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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #161 on: March 26, 2019, 09:38:02 AM »
btw... electrical issues sorted out...

as always, it was the grounds

all the hot rods i have done, i just wire the fan relay to the ignition.  its on the fans on.  no issues no mishaps.  let that 28$ 16" amazon fan suck 7 amps all day long.

that will prob be the answer.. im moving to a capillary gauge so i can take the guesswork out of it.. screwing around with an almost 50 year old gauge and different sending units inst for me..
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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #162 on: March 26, 2019, 09:40:36 AM »
fan on a manual switch is a recipe for future mistakes. I encourage either wire with ignition, or put on a thermostatic controller that's on ignition power.

I have yet to fix this shortcoming in 571 and have regretted it at least 3-4 times so far. It's a 1-2 times per year mistake.
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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #163 on: March 26, 2019, 09:44:41 AM »
yeah I'm likely going to move that way...
not enough water ports on the dauntless for a temp switch without making a mess..

rear hose port on intake where I would split it hasn't budged in several decades..
machine shop didn't bother removing so who am I to bother it..
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Re: 1971 Series 2a
« Reply #164 on: March 26, 2019, 09:45:05 AM »
love the brolite.


master disconnect switch on and push button for start. 

no gages
no switches
go till it stops.