Slat grill completion

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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by Mark Jesic » Fri Oct 07, 2016 1:38 pm

Cheers Al, i know theres a guy on this site with a Slattie in Milton Keynes, as for an engine block, would Steve Rivers of Dallas Autoparts be able to help ??

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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by 1000sunlight » Fri Oct 07, 2016 2:34 pm

No one had one when I last tried them....

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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by marc belanger » Sun Oct 09, 2016 5:51 pm

Jamie.
Congrat for your meticulous work....CDLV242 are difficult to put together mostly due to extra scarce items to be located.
Just curious, could you post a close up picture of the air horn, carb side. Looks familar to me.
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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by Ladislav » Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:18 am

The price can be very different, depends on the qality of restoration, how well (or bad) is engine, tranny, axles... rebuilt, how is the body job, what is the share of originality etc... Most restored jeeps are just "well looking" however you can not realy drive them safety and for long trips...
Here in Europe it seems to be low price for Slat grill (mean 34 K USD). There is price difference generaly between USA and Europe and UK even more...
34 K USA is price for well restored very original standart/compisite MB jeep.
I would try probably start with 40 K, but again here in Europe is everithing different...
Your Slat looks nice , congratts...!!!

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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by 1000sunlight » Mon Oct 17, 2016 11:25 am

Are you saying Europe is more expensive or less? Sorry but it's not clear to


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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by Jamie M » Mon Oct 17, 2016 1:51 pm

I had some requests for more detailed pictures.
Thin levers
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Split back seats
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Lift rings with TR hardware
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Canadian blackout drive light
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Axle light illuminating the rear differential cover for convoy operations.
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1943 MB USMC contract
1942 Slat Grille Canadian contract
1943 WC56 Command Car

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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by Mark Jesic » Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:42 am

Jamie, everything you have done is spot on, even down to the axle light, its exactly the same as mine, but it hurts me to say it, yours is slightly better than mine, so take that as a massive compliment, please be proud of what you have achieved.

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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by Ladislav » Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:52 am

Europe is more expensive than USA, mean jeeps and parts....

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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by Hobo » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:18 am

GAS?
OIL?
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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by Sam D » Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:28 am

Vehicle looks exceptional. Does the non original motor hurt the value. I know in the Classic car markets it can be an issue.

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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by 70th Division » Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:57 am

Hello Jamie,

Great luck with your sale of this fantastic jeep !
It looks beautiful, and we can tell all the time and money put into saving this piece of history.
When you sell it I hope you use your skills on restoring another vehicle, like you did this one !!!

Hobo had mentioned that the gas gauge and the oil gauge should swap positions to the factory locations.
Unless of course that was a Canadian specification.



Best Regards,

Ray

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Re: Slat grill completion

Post by Mark Jesic » Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:15 am

Gas gauge should be top left.

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