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Forum: Miscellaneous for sale! 03-26-2019, 10:21 PM
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Posted By junker39
4 speed Hydramatic 55 Pontiac FREE

It's the standard cast iron four speed automatic with the split torque converter/ flywheel. Was working fine the last time it was used back in 1980. It's going to the scrap if nobody wants it. I'm...
Forum: Sleepers 03-26-2019, 09:58 PM
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Views: 31,268
Posted By junker39
A few years back, I had a '70 AMC Rebel four...

A few years back, I had a '70 AMC Rebel four door. Just plain ole original light blue, little chrome ans a six banger. I lost reverse and couldn't find anyone that wanted to rebuild that tranny. It...
Forum: Builds! 03-26-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 56,086
Posted By junker39
Hey Gang, I'm still around. Lots going on and not...

Hey Gang, I'm still around. Lots going on and not much rattin'. I did manage to take the Ghia to a benefit this last weekend. Small car show, auction, and food. There was around 25 cars in the show....
Forum: Builds! 12-23-2018, 08:44 PM
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Posted By junker39
Thanks guys.

Thanks guys.
Forum: Builds! 12-23-2018, 06:47 PM
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Posted By junker39
Just pics

Some more pics.
Forum: Builds! 12-23-2018, 06:45 PM
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Posted By junker39
Just pics

I acquired some 1 1/4" bar stock, drilled and tapped 3/4" threads and used '64 Ford tie-rod ends. Took three new taps to thread eight holes. Then used a 1 13/16" combo to reverse direction on the...
Forum: Builds! 12-23-2018, 06:32 PM
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Posted By junker39
Almost.......

It's been a long time in the making and it's back on the road, or was. I took it for the first tryout and it seemed to drive good. Wonders around just a bit but, I'm thinking the toe-in might need a...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 03-06-2018, 08:40 AM
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Posted By junker39
Well, that's something I didn't think about. [S...

Well, that's something I didn't think about. [S again. Thanks. (My "back on the road" date just slipped some more.)
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 03-02-2018, 12:04 AM
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Views: 1,113
Posted By junker39
Thanks smallfoot. I'm just using the axle itself....

Thanks smallfoot. I'm just using the axle itself. All the pads and brackets are history. I'm putting the spring underneath the axle. I was making it so I could test drive it before welding everything...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 02-28-2018, 11:11 PM
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Posted By junker39
I've gotten the axle deal fairly well figured out...

I've gotten the axle deal fairly well figured out except what caster angle do I need to start with on this Jeep axle. I've been told so many different positives and negatives, 12 degrees from this...
Forum: Builds! 02-26-2018, 09:30 PM
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Views: 56,086
Posted By junker39
I had to try it. Two springs is way too much. So,...

I had to try it. Two springs is way too much. So, I removed the back one, moved the axle forward a little more and Moved the shackle mounts to the center. I've got to move the spacers around and get...
Forum: Builds! 02-22-2018, 10:15 PM
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Views: 56,086
Posted By junker39
Making a little headway. I got the spring mount...

Making a little headway. I got the spring mount drilled out and mounted. (that was a headache with the hole placement)(and still got it wrong. But, since the u-bolts are just holding the springs in...
Forum: Builds! 02-16-2018, 11:18 PM
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Posted By junker39
It's warmed up and given me a chance to get some...

It's warmed up and given me a chance to get some done. I got the shackles made and figured out how to get things to work together. I imagine there will be a few "revisions" before it's done but,...
Forum: Builds! 02-02-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 56,086
Posted By junker39
I got a little done yesterday. I got the radiator...

I got a little done yesterday. I got the radiator moved back and stood straight up again. Rack and pinion off and on bench. Did a rough mock up with one of the springs. For every problem I think is...
Forum: Builds! 01-29-2018, 11:08 PM
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Posted By junker39
Hey Bamamav, the R and P will still be behind...

Hey Bamamav, the R and P will still be behind axle like it was on the old suspension. I'm having to move the axle forward about six inches to clear the frame and it's out of reach. The Jeep steering...
Forum: Builds! 01-29-2018, 10:35 PM
Replies: 408
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Posted By junker39
Hello yall. I had to make my semi-annual...

Hello yall. I had to make my semi-annual appearance and post a little update on the Ghia. I took the stock VW front suspension out of it and am currently doing a little fab work to get this Commanche...
Forum: Builds! 09-03-2017, 03:26 PM
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Posted By junker39
Well, I am sittin here surrounded by the good ole...

Well, I am sittin here surrounded by the good ole San Bernard River. We had something like 25" of rain here and further upstream, some had more than that. Hurricane Harvey and resulting flood waters,...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 08-06-2017, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,113
Posted By junker39
Old Iron, yessir, that's right. The r and p is...

Old Iron, yessir, that's right. The r and p is behind the VW axle now, so to keep the steering where it is, on the Jeep axle, I'd have to move it out front. That ain't gonna happen. I've got about...
Forum: Frame/Suspension/Brake... Talk & Q&A 08-06-2017, 12:01 PM
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Views: 1,113
Posted By junker39
Jeep axle side swap

I picked up a front axle out of a '90 Comanche and I'm just in the planning stages right now, on the best way to get it under the Ghia. I really need to get the steering behind the axle so all the...
Forum: Builds! 08-06-2017, 11:24 AM
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Views: 56,086
Posted By junker39
Smile Thanks guys. :)

Thanks guys. :)
Forum: Builds! 08-03-2017, 07:11 PM
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Views: 56,086
Posted By junker39
One more time.

Hey guys and gals. It's been over a year since I've checked in. The Ghia is doing great. I'm getting it out every week or so and running around.
I've gone to working in the local auto parts store...
Forum: Builds! 04-30-2016, 11:10 PM
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Views: 56,086
Posted By junker39
Hey, I made it back again. I had to go off on one...

Hey, I made it back again. I had to go off on one of those job things again. The Ghia's been resting quite a bit the last few months. It's getting summertime now and if the rain ever co-operates, I...
Forum: Builds! 01-17-2016, 08:10 AM
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Views: 56,086
Posted By junker39
It's taken another month to get back here. I got...

It's taken another month to get back here. I got laid off the job after about 10 weeks. I think it's something to do with gray hair they don't like. They won't actually say that but, when I look...
Forum: Builds! 12-13-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 56,086
Posted By junker39
Hey everybody, thought I'd stop by and get back...

Hey everybody, thought I'd stop by and get back to normal. I've gotten most of my Dads' stuff taken care of and have moved most of my stuff to his place. The Ghia is resting in an enclosed garage now...
Forum: Need help identifying an item! What the heck is it?!? 05-17-2015, 11:50 PM
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Posted By junker39
Thanks Doc. I knew it would be an easy one. Pop...

Thanks Doc. I knew it would be an easy one. Pop had a '43 Jeep but, that's the first spare part I've run across. It may be the one that was in it when it threw a rod back in '69, and he might have...
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