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    11-11-2018, 00:05
    Wire Fox replied to a thread Securing a HMMWV in HMMWV
    Mine is serendipitously secured due to a fitment issue. My transmission has the wrong shifting stud, so I can't connect my shift lever right now. ...
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    11-10-2018, 00:12
    Oh man... I've got some serious unicorns hanging around the house. I'm going to have to try out this equestrian modification. Sent from my Nokia...
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    11-08-2018, 16:49
    If my hunch is correct on the notation, you can just hard-wire the body to engine connections I mentioned together, disconnect the temp sensor...
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    11-07-2018, 18:40
    This is basic piece I have right now... Body side: A = Neutral safety switch (connector 14B) B = Master/Start Switch (Run position, connector...
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    11-07-2018, 17:05
    Wire Fox replied to a thread Smart start control box in HMMWV
    I concur! If a moderator will work with me, I'd be happy to take the time to sift through everything for them to put together a common naming...
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    11-07-2018, 14:36
    Wire Fox replied to a thread Fuel system trouble in HMMWV
    The Diesel Care website listing doesn't matter so much. They're just listing years based upon the common application, as most vehicle moved to an...
    3 replies | 89 view(s)
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    11-07-2018, 13:39
    Wire Fox replied to a thread Smart start control box in HMMWV
    I actually don't see those manuals in there. He's needing the A2/ECV manuals. Note the 387 part in the manual number I referenced above. You do...
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    11-07-2018, 13:34
    He just needs to hide his license plate and only drive in convoys with friends in the MV hobby. Sent from my Nokia 6.1 using Tapatalk
    3332 replies | 201765 view(s)
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    11-07-2018, 13:06
    Wire Fox replied to a thread Fuel system trouble in HMMWV
    I had the same issue in my HMMWV and it was resolved with an IP rebuild. I made use of DieselCare (based in Tennessee). You can use their main...
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    11-07-2018, 11:09
    Wire Fox replied to a thread Smart start control box in HMMWV
    They don't seem to be on this site at all... I probably grabbed them from LOGSA a while back. I'm uploading them all here, and will report my own...
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    11-06-2018, 16:13
    Wire Fox replied to a thread Mileage in HMMWV
    Answer I see everywhere is 10-14 MPG for the entire range of engines and transmissions.
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    11-06-2018, 10:35
    Well, I checked out the diagram that he mentioned and it looks pretty clear to me. You're saying that your setup is different than this? The pump...
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    10-31-2018, 19:54
    Wire Fox replied to a thread HMMWV Battery replacements in HMMWV
    Those 24 group batteries are great for starting and will save a ton of cash. I just really need to keep the reserve capacity for running an...
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    10-31-2018, 09:41
    Wire Fox replied to a thread Go-Dov BS in HMMWV
    They do look quite odd having been stripped of their C-pillars...
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    10-29-2018, 14:49
    Thanks! I did go for it anyway this weekend and it did indeed clear the 108" without an issue. It appears that the M998 cargo cover and M997...
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    10-26-2018, 11:59
    I'm about to disembark on a little camping trip in a few hours, but I know the route has a few lower bridges...does anybody know the height of a...
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    10-25-2018, 15:09
    Wire Fox replied to a thread HMMWV Battery replacements in HMMWV
    Well, I officially bought the 6TL batteries from NAPA. They have a promo going on right now to get 20% off if you buy any 3 items online and then...
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    10-25-2018, 10:24
    Wire Fox replied to a thread HMMWV Starter in HMMWV
    That engine looks entirely too nice. Hard to think that they were actually new once...
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    10-24-2018, 13:23
    Wire Fox replied to a thread HMMWV Starter in HMMWV
    No, he's saying that you must use a direct-drive starter, which is what's standard equipment on the HMMWV. It's tempting to use a gear reduction...
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    10-24-2018, 12:04
    I made use of waste oil in an H45 tent heater. It was clean diesel mixed with contaminated diesel, a small amount of ATF, and additional small...
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    10-24-2018, 11:57
    Wire Fox replied to a thread HMMWV Battery replacements in HMMWV
    That brand is the civilian AGM battery arm of EnerSys, which produces the military AGM Hawker batteries. The Odyssey number is PC2250 for a drop-in...
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    10-24-2018, 11:00
    Wire Fox replied to a thread HMMWV Battery replacements in HMMWV
    I've got a few more wires in there then the standard configuration, so it's a little tighter for me. 14V lead is coming in off the alternator, plus...
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    10-24-2018, 10:20
    For a maintainer, I use the Pulsetech system. I got a decent deal on one that came with a power distribution box (great fuse panel for about 18...
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    10-24-2018, 09:48
    Wire Fox replied to a thread HMMWV Battery replacements in HMMWV
    I was literally just spending yesterday afternoon looking into battery replacements. If I can't get a secondhand 6TAGM from one of the local salvage...
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    10-23-2018, 07:53
    Pretty smart to use the long bolts to keep the transmission lined up for easy replacement. Good work! Sent from my Nokia 6.1 using Tapatalk
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    10-22-2018, 13:36
    Tough call. The data plate should state the most about the HMMWV. What may be the case is that the HMMWV could have been rebuilt in 2011 and it was...
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    10-20-2018, 09:29
    "You're not supposed to have that." It has an encryption device integrated into that radio which makes it unable to be sold to the civilian market. ...
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    10-19-2018, 10:43
    I think I should order one of these...I have my final coolant hoses and passenger heater valve in-hand now and need to do the final drain and fill on...
    3332 replies | 201765 view(s)
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