Tail light bracket for 3A

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Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Bob Bell » Wed Sep 22, 2021 11:32 am

Looking for the bracket that sits behind the rear tail light and body panel for a 3A. I believe they went into production around 1950 or 51.

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Have owned dozens of flat fenders over the years including 1945 CJ2A 10011 which I sold in 2002.
First 4WD was an Austin Champ in 1965, and then a GPW UK license number HRO 443, sold in 1974.


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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Rus Curtis » Thu Sep 23, 2021 8:31 am

How many do you need?
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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Bob Bell » Thu Sep 23, 2021 8:54 am

Hi Rus,
I need just one - I have a decent one for the other side.
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1946 CJ2A 36116
Have owned dozens of flat fenders over the years including 1945 CJ2A 10011 which I sold in 2002.
First 4WD was an Austin Champ in 1965, and then a GPW UK license number HRO 443, sold in 1974.

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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Rus Curtis » Thu Sep 23, 2021 7:11 pm

PM sent
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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Bob Bell » Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:56 am

PM replies sent - thanks Rus.
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1946 CJ2A 36116
Have owned dozens of flat fenders over the years including 1945 CJ2A 10011 which I sold in 2002.
First 4WD was an Austin Champ in 1965, and then a GPW UK license number HRO 443, sold in 1974.

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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Chuck W. » Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:47 am

Correct me if I am wrong, but I thought the spacer was originally only used on the left taillight to move the light out far enough to illuminate the tag? Although, my 1964 CJ3B does have spacers on both taillights and I think it looks better with two!

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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Bob Bell » Fri Oct 15, 2021 2:01 pm

Chuck, I have no idea if the spacer is supposed to be used solely on the left side. Like you, i think it looks better with two!
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1946 CJ2A 36116
Have owned dozens of flat fenders over the years including 1945 CJ2A 10011 which I sold in 2002.
First 4WD was an Austin Champ in 1965, and then a GPW UK license number HRO 443, sold in 1974.

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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Rus Curtis » Sat Oct 16, 2021 9:12 am

I don't either.

The Parts List on the 2A Forum doesn't show one for the optional right taillight. The 3B Parts List doesn't show it either.

The unrestored '55 that I used to re-assemble mine shows one:

http://cj3b.info/Owners/WadeDetails.html

It may be a personal preference.
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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Hamhog » Tue Apr 12, 2022 2:03 pm

The Third Edition Parts List has the bracket/spacer listed (1 only) for CJ2As after s/n 209951...No mention of the right side tail light spacer in the optional equipment "Dual Tail and Stop Light" 35-31, which uses the same part number as the left side tail light.
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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Bob Bell » Tue Apr 12, 2022 2:18 pm

As I drive my jeep every day (and night) in a major city, I prefer two tail lights! And reflectors! I'd rather be alive and incorrect than the other way around!
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1946 CJ2A 36116
Have owned dozens of flat fenders over the years including 1945 CJ2A 10011 which I sold in 2002.
First 4WD was an Austin Champ in 1965, and then a GPW UK license number HRO 443, sold in 1974.

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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Bob Bell » Wed May 04, 2022 10:01 pm

I have found the brackets I need. Thanks everyone!
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1946 CJ2A 36116
Have owned dozens of flat fenders over the years including 1945 CJ2A 10011 which I sold in 2002.
First 4WD was an Austin Champ in 1965, and then a GPW UK license number HRO 443, sold in 1974.

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Re: Tail light bracket for 3A

Post by Chuck W. » Mon May 09, 2022 1:08 pm

I know I am too late to help, but Walck's has reproduction brackets: https://walcks4wd.com/Bracket-Extension ... p_994.html


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