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01-17-2013 04:35 PM Willys - A/C Compressor
The first two photos show the dual v-belt setup to drive the accessories. The inner belt is crank/water pump/alternator, and the outer belt is crank/water pump/compressor. A thin shim was required under the water pump pulley to line up all of the pulleys correctly.
The last photo shows the interference between the compressor belt and the blower belt idler pulley and bracket. After thorough investigation, it was decided that another type of idler bracket would be needed.


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01-17-2013 04:32 PM Willys - A/C Compressor
Hereís the A/C compressor. Itís a Sanden 508 with the rear exit ports. The regular 508 compressor has the top-mount suction/discharge ports, which would be a problem with hood clearance. The compressor bracket is from Hot Heads. It is probably the only one available for mounting an aftermarket compressor to an early Hemi. The compressor mounts above the right valve cover and is bolted to the right cylinder head. The bracket sandwiches between the head and the water crossover.
Also seen in the third and fourth photos is the blower belt idler pulley and bracket, which is going to cause trouble with the compressor v-belt fit-up. Iíll cover the fix in another post.


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01-17-2013 02:45 PM Willys - Fuel Pressure Regulator
Finishing up on the fuel system, the supply and return lines turn up along the firewall. More separator/standoffs are used, one on the toe-board and one on the firewall. Both lines terminate at the pressure regulator mounted on the firewall. The fuel supply line enters the side of the regulator, and the fuel bypass back to the tank exits the bottom. The fuel line from the regulator to the fuel rail is still the same Teflon lined hose, but with a Kevlar braid instead of the stainless.


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05-15-2012 10:10 AM Willys - Fuel Lines
The fuel lines are run along the inside frame rail using aluminum hose separators. The separators and hoses are kept off of the rails by rectangular aluminum tubing stand-offs with a through bolt to the frame. This keeps the hoses in line with the filter and allows routing past the rear brake proportioning valve and makes for a cleaner looking installation. The separators are also spaced close together to give the hoses plenty of support.


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05-15-2012 10:08 AM Willys - Fuel Lines
The fuel supply and return lines will be routed the same as the oil lines by following the curvature of the frame forward through the frame cross member. Hose separators bolted to support bracing between the frame rails will secure the hoses and keep them away from all of the moving suspension parts. The lower hose is the supply from the in-tank fuel pump to the fuel filter; the upper hose is the fuel return from the pressure regulator.


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