Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by Peterdodge6volt » Mon Apr 09, 2018 2:39 am

Found a 2 spare gearbox

The left is a late war and the right is a slat jeep gearbox, as the 2 plug are in the different side. The right gearbox says T84 and the left one says WOF
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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by sjalbert » Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:55 am

WOF is post war. Willys of France produced compatible components from original drawings well in to the 1960's.
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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by Michael O. » Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:02 pm

Your engine was cast on October 14, 1943.
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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by Peterdodge6volt » Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:32 pm

Thank you Michael and sjalbert

Now I will have to hunt for an early engine.

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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by Peterdodge6volt » Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:32 am

Hi guys
Can any one post me a few picture of what slat grill engine head looks like need information please.

I may have find one for sale, but before I buy need to know what the slat jeep engine head like.

Thanks

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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by Michael O. » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:52 am

A Slat Grill Head would be dated anywhere from Oct (1941) to possibly as late as Feb (1942). The casting dates are only in MM/DD format, so there are some features which will help you pinpoint a true Slat MB head. The casting number will be 639660...note, no “C” suffix. They would not have WILLYS nor JEEP embossed on the head...also known as a “smooth” MB head.
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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by rjbeamer » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:21 am

Following Michael O's description look at the third head down in this site.

http://ww2jeeps.com/htm/heads.htm

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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by Peterdodge6volt » Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:08 pm

Thanks mate for the information.
Cheez i did saw a slat grill engine head at corowa for $50 i should have bought it bit i bought the GPW head. I will ask my friend if he still has the slat head.

A question.
Is the slat grill have the same headlight bucket and headlight arm bucket or are they different.

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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by Peterdodge6volt » Mon May 21, 2018 1:44 am

Hi
It's been awhile. Today I went to a friend place to have a look what he got for sale. There was a couple of engine there.
And I bought one for $300, it's an MB engine and someone has grind the original number and put a different number, one the bottom of the block it has 6:12 W1 I can't remember now and the head I think it was 22:12 W1 :?:
I didn't took photos but it was dark in the shed. I will pick up the engine end of next month. And will get the number.
I am pretty sure the engine is built in December 1941, as I was told the engine original came out of his December 41 slat jeep and he put an ford falcone V6 engine in it.
The engine need machining on the top block and valves rings needs machining as well as the valve rings are pity.

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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by Michael O. » Mon May 21, 2018 7:43 am

Peterdodge6volt wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 1:44 am

one the bottom of the block it has 6:12 W1 I can't remember now and the head I think it was 22:12 W1 :?:
I am pretty sure the engine is built in December 1941, as I was told the engine original came out of his December 41 slat jeep

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Peter, I encourage you to excerise a little caution. Just because a part, or this engine for that matter, came out of a Dec ‘41 MB doesn’t necessarily mean it was originally installed. For your sake, I do hope so in this case! Can you please post all the casting numbers and letters from the lower right side of the block starting from the far left reading all he way to the right? We will be able to give you a little more information. Also, could you post the machining date found on the oil pan surface of the block?
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MB 369488
MB 379204

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Re: Bought a jeep and Been told it a slat.

Post by Peterdodge6volt » Mon May 21, 2018 1:07 pm

Thanks Michael.
I will get the number when I pick it up.👍
I was just saying that the engine needed machining.


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