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    Proper way to power fuse block on old pickup

    Hey folks, A friend of mine gave me a fuse block recently. I would like to add a cigarette lighter jack, and 55 watt reverse light. I was thinking about using some 12 gauge wire I have already. Way overkill hopefully for the reverse lamp (55 watts / 12 volts is 4.6 amps?) For now I am content...
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    SOLD 2006 Triumph Scrambler

    For Sale 2006 Triumph Scrambler Unfortunately the time has come to offer my much beloved Triumph Scrambler up for sale. It currently has 18,xxx miles and counting here and there as we run it around to keep it going. I am the second owner and purchased the bike around 2011. It has never quit...
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    Overland Journal back issues for sale new price $3 each

    Hello all, I have a few Overland Journal back issues to sell. I'm thinking $3 a piece plus shipping, or $45 plus shipping for the whole set of 16. I have: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Gear 2014 Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Gear 2015 Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall 2016 Gear, Spring 2017...
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    Upgrading to clutch fan, brand recommendations?

    Hey folks, I'm considering swapping my truck fan from a straight no clutch fan to a clutched unit. Just looking to improve MPG for better range etc. as the vehicle mostly gets used for longer road trips. Might help with faster warmup as well(?) Eventually the fuel savings will pay for the...
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    Any longtime riders quit for good?

    Hello all, I'm just sort of posting to maybe vent and get this idea out. I'm thinking about selling my Triumph and giving up the two wheel life this spring. Anyone else out there made this choice? My reasoning sort of follows this line. I have been really lucky to not have a serious crash or...
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    Wiring an alternator on vintage vehicle

    Hey folks, Hoping someone here can enlighten me on what steps I should take in wiring an Alternator into my Willys jeep. It is currently using a generator that is functioning, but I am finding that as the battery ages the system can't keep up with short town trips at night. (Running the...
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    Simple shelf for Willys jeeps

    Howdy folks, just thought I would share my shelf project here after I found it to be very effective for camping. I started out with some 1/2 birch plywood that I purchased at the lumber yard. I picked the birch because it was lighter and better finished then everything else available. You could...
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    Aluminum wheel durability?

    Hey guys, little advice needed here. I have been looking at having a set of aluminum rims laced up for my Triumph scrambler. I am looking to gain a little performance out of the bike without modifying the engine. My worry is that the aluminum rims would be easily bent under a heavy bike. Anyone...
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    A Good Scarf

    Well as my title says I'm in the market for a good scarf. I have an aerostich Darien and I love it, but when I turn my head to look the collar just rubs me the wrong way. I had sort of forgotten about it but today's ride on the highway reminded me. I had been looking at this...
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    SheepnJeep's CJ-3A Thread

    Hello everyone! I'm new to the forum here, and I thought I would throw my projects into the ring for all to see. My vehicle is a hodgepodge of late '40s and early '50s Willys jeeps with a few new parts thrown in. I hope to use this thread to feature some of my build projects in the future. I...
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