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Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by Gregory Plouff, Sep 4, 2019.

  1. Sep 4, 2019
    Gregory Plouff

    Gregory Plouff New Member

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    0EC0916E-0788-4D9D-95D1-BD089421D411.jpeg cleaned and set the points + new condenser. After 10 years it fired right up and purred like a kitten. Drained old gas and filled with mid grade. Carburetor was clean inside so I didn’t do a thing to it. Feels good to hear it run. Last time I drove one was in the army 50+ years ago.
     
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    FinoCJ

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    Nice jeep!
     
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    Gregory Plouff

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    Gregory Plouff

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    C5BDA106-329B-4278-8DA6-0B1563916A95.jpeg Another one of my favorites
     
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    timgr

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    I like the color! (y)
     
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    Lee Bennett

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    I like that Jeep.
     
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    Beach66Bum

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    Nice clean straight Jeep (y):)
     
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    Bowbender

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    Happy to hear you got it going easily. I like the looks of your rig (y)
     
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    Rick Whitson

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    Welcome from Southgate, Michigan. Great looking Jeep and Golf Cart. I love them old Cushmans. Good Luck
     
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    Keys5a

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    Beautiful looking CJ5! Glad you got it back ready to enjoy.
    -Donny
     
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    Hellion

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    Nice lookin’ Jeep, the PO did it up right, the present owner too. ;)
    It looks marvelously original.

    Time for a walk around, says I, and some interior pics.
     
  12. Sep 8, 2019
    Gregory Plouff

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    Walt Couch

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    Still has the original Briggs and Scrapiron key?
     
  14. Sep 9, 2019
    Gregory Plouff

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    6436C0E3-DA54-4FC3-9626-3FFEEBA7F975.jpeg Says Jeep on one side
     
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    rusty

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    That's a good looking Jeep.:beer:
     
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