What is supposed to go there?

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Thor0673

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If it's am A2 engine, you won't need the bread box. Looks like a solid Mutt. What does it look like under the skirt...Bottom. ?
I see A2 type shackles on your A1 (on the rear panel). That is odd.. Hmmm. Maybe Hambone can explain that.
Looking at your front bumper, I think you have a USMC jeep. !!!
The bottom is in rough shape. i have to reinforce the frame under the transmisson. It is a USMC Vic. Or at least it was.
 

Thor0673

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Yes, It was me,
Ha. You know what’s funny is almost sent you text about the original question I posted. Decided against it because I didn’t want to bother you. just so you know, I think the project is going great. I’m learning a thing or two. Many of my friends can’t wait to see it finished. My neighbor is a Jeep guy and he is looking at everyday.
 

hambone

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Those are not A2 rear shackles, those are Marine rear shackles and expensive if you have to buy a set, I see you have a Marine front bumper, probably had a fording kit in it's past life. Don't worry about the wiring, a new A2 harness is available for around $125, may have to modify if you are still running the in-tank electric fuel pump, if you have an A2 engine then you probably have a 60amp gen, 60amps didn't have a breadbox. It's missing the Marine hub caps, probably swapped out sometime in the past. Hambone
 
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Bill Nutting

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When we restored our 151a2, we replaced everything made of rubber. Wire harness, grommets, bushings, etc. wiring is critical. Bad wiring can start a fire, leave you on the side of the road or consume your week ends while you chase gremlins. I think it’s some of the best money you can spend... here’s a picture of the finished project. This is a marine version of an M151a2

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Bill Nutting

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This is a 1970 M151. It scored a 99.07% at the 2017 MVPA convention. I’m not bragging. We had a lot of help from two very talented friends. I can say that every stencil and sticker is there and in the correct position. My friend, Steve Koenig, knows these 151’s and he did a ton of research. He even had the labels re-produced for the mermite. We even restored the mermite. The radio is period correct and works. When I tell folks here that I am infected with Mthrax, it’s real! Someone help me!!!
 

nattieleather

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The army had a modification kit that would replace the generator and voltage regulator with the 60 amp Alternator. My 151A1 had this modification and the voltage regulator was removed from that location.
 
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