This week’s update includes a trip to Lyon Air Museum with the Jeep for an event and then a photoshoot around Old Town Orange! I continue work on a friend’s Fuel Filter and start work on his Air Cleaner for a full restoration. Finally, a look at a ‘smaller’ Jeep project I’ve continued.
Fuel Filter restoration begins
While going through the engine, I noticed the fuel filter was bypassed. An inline clear window fuel filter was instead added and extra fuel lines were installed so the filter wouldn’t be needed. I decided to take apart the fuel filter and give it a good cleaning and try to get it back up and running. I’d still be using a clear window in-line fuel filter as it’s a good idea since modern fuels are different than WW2 ones. After soaking the parts in vinegar for a day, I used a wire brush to scrape the rust off then went out and bought a sandblaster to get it nice and clean!
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