Rear Prop Shaft - Fat or Skinny - Please check your Number

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Post by Bill M » Sun Apr 09, 2017 1:06 am

There is a passage in Lloyd White's book Evolution of the MB noting a deviation permit for the use of 2.75" diameter tube as replacement because of a shortage of 1 1/4" diameter tube...
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Post by Arsene_Wenger » Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:11 pm

Bill M wrote:There is a passage in Lloyd White's book Evolution of the MB noting a deviation permit for the use of 2.75" diameter tube as replacement because of a shortage of 1 1/4" diameter tube...
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Was there a date mentioned Bill?
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Post by Bill M » Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:49 pm

Hello Richie,
this is quoted from a retrospective document signed by Delmar Roos, Willys Overland Vice President and Engineering chief in November 1944. In it he states W-O only recorded detailed production data dates after 04 March 1942.
The data for the 2.75" shaft refers to the initial request from what I understand which is 27 February 1942.
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Post by Arsene_Wenger » Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:39 pm

Bill M wrote:Hello Richie,
this is quoted from a retrospective document signed by Delmar Roos, Willys Overland Vice President and Engineering chief in November 1944. In it he states W-O only recorded detailed production data dates after 04 March 1942.
The data for the 2.75" shaft refers to the initial request from what I understand which is 27 February 1942.
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Post by dclarke138 » Wed May 17, 2017 1:24 am

115951 thin
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Post by Jon » Wed May 17, 2017 1:33 pm

Thanks David, the list(Previous Page) has been updated.
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Post by fiveftsix » Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:27 pm

Has anyone noticed AAW mentions Fat on Fords ???
In Ray Cowdery`s very early book
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Post by scubagavin » Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:13 am

Hi;

I just purchased 118916 - Slat Grill / Canadian ( basket case) - Gavin Young - Canada

If you would like to update your list

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Post by Jon » Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:27 am

Thanks Gavin. List Updated.
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Post by Range Guy » Wed Dec 13, 2017 2:07 pm

Slat 107398 Skinny
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Post by Jon » Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:28 pm

Thanks Eric. Added to the List.....
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Post by Peterdodge6volt » Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:36 pm

Hi
Mine slat jeep 123135 has fat one on rear and front skinny one.

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Post by Richard Sanders » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:32 pm

Hi

Here is another Slat Grill to add to the list:- 108207 is in
South Australia owned by Richard Sanders.
75% through a full restoration.

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Post by Jos » Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:01 am

Hi Jon,

Please add my jeep to the list. I live in the Northern part of The Netherlands, close to the owner of Slat I06I28.

Mine is Slat I06I63, dated 12-24-41 as per the data plate. Purchased from a guy located near Seattle WA. USA. It has a skinny Prop shaft.

Doing a frame off restoration at the moment, intend to drive it to Normandy next year.

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Re: Rear Prop Shaft - Fat or Skinny - Please check your Number

Post by tizzard » Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:38 am

Jon wrote:
Wed Aug 23, 2006 10:35 pm
For Bill,
Prop Shaft is your's FAT or Thin...
Whilst experienced with mid - late War Jeeps I am new to slat grills - can you help me with the how to identify the two. If this seems an obvious question please forgive.

My Slat grill 123045 DoD 03-23-42 - ex-Aussie Army
Willys Slat Grill 123045. Body No.23765. DoD 3 - 25 - 42 .ARN No. 79545
Willys Slat Grill 108856 Engine #MB107299 DoD 1 - 2 - 42. fully restored in US apparently but not completely kosher. But fun..... New restore underway

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