Motor swap + more

1941 - 1945, MB, GPW modifications, sugestions, and ideas, official MWO's and unofficial WWII field mods NO EBAY or COMMERCIAL SALES.
2/14Marine
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Re: Motor swap + more

Post by 2/14Marine » Wed Aug 29, 2018 4:39 pm

What's size flathead did you use? I've thought about putting a 85hp in a CJ2A. What transmission did you use?
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Gerben Faber
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Re: Motor swap + more

Post by Gerben Faber » Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:50 am

I used a 8 EBA engine first, but that needed a full rebuild. Now it has a fresh french copy of the flathead. I think it has arround 85-95 hp. It has a T90 gearbox behind it with an adaptor plate.
I used also the original steering system, only the pitman arm turns between the block and the exhaust manifold. Very narrow, but it works perfect.

Gerben :D

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