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Is This a WW II Jeep 6 V Generator ?

Discussion in 'Military Vehicle Restoration' started by incoming, Jan 24, 2019.

  1. incoming

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    My motorhead friend has told me that this is a WW II Jeep 6 V generator .
    Could this be true?
    I have never seen one with a three bolt flange like this.
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  2. halftrackman

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    never seen one like this, Have you been on g503 they are the expert, This might of been used on a go cart or car for kids, back in the days
     
  3. George Patton

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    The flange and pulley are unusual. I don't think it is for a ww2 jeep because the features just don't add up. To the best of my knowledge there is no provision to mount that flange on a Willys Go-Devil engine (nor would it work as with the Go-Devil the generator is mounted on a pivoting arm which allows for tensioning the v-belt -- I don't see a way to adjust belt tension with that profile of flange), nor is there a use for the unusual pulley profile.

    Perhaps it is from one of the early postwar CJs and your friend misremembered? I know nothing at all about the CJs.
     

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