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    Yesterday, 10:24
    I really like your solid pullies also. That is what I always run. They will help with belt wear also. The stamped pullies get hot faster and then the...
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    08-20-2019, 10:03
    Very nice stands you fabricated up there. I really hate to se doors that have speaker holes hacked in them. Besides the poor speaker takes all the...
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    08-15-2019, 13:04
    cucvrus replied to a thread Starter Holes in CUCV
    I see you had the engine pulled out. That is a very smart move. Best way to get the best job. Looks like that is how they should have been attached...
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    08-15-2019, 07:32
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/most-stolen-cars-and-trucks-2019-latest-list-of-the-most-likely-to-get-stolen-vehicles-in-the-u-s/ I checked the list...
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    08-15-2019, 07:21
    cucvrus replied to a thread Wont go over 50mph in CUCV
    Does the fuel return line have a free flow? And yes it would be helpful to have more information. Once the modification begin the guess work never...
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    08-15-2019, 07:18
    cucvrus replied to a thread Starter Holes in CUCV
    I have encountered this a few times. Only once it was on a truck with a badly damaged hole. I pulled the engine put it on a stand and delivered it to...
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    08-14-2019, 14:30
    GM fleet always used the round B key in police, taxi, fleet trucks. I worked at a GM dealer for years. I never heard of a Master Key. CUCV key code....
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    08-13-2019, 17:28
    cucvrus replied to a thread "New" M 1008 Question in CUCV
    Makes great fishing sinkers. I cut every other link and use the complete links for sinkers in fast rocky water. Add 2 links if the need arrises. The...
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    08-13-2019, 17:23
    The tailgate crank on the M1009 project is still not operational. I only remember that when I was sanding the gate last night. I did have some small...
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    08-13-2019, 10:32
    I agree. Nothing is fool proof. Even an anvil can be broken. Mostly worn down. Reminds me of Fire and Rain Just yesterday morning a CUCV...
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    08-13-2019, 07:13
    Suits me and I am very fussy. One observation was that you need a short piece of 1/4" hose to seal the metal tube to modulator connection. Only takes...
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    08-12-2019, 13:21
    Still need this M1008 wheel? I need an address to get a ship quote. Thank you.
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    08-12-2019, 13:06
    https://dieselcare.store/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwI2a8uf94wIVDtvACh1XHgKyEAAYASAAEgIHz_D_BwE I have used this vendor on no less than 50 pumps. Never...
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    08-12-2019, 06:14
    Did you ever have the intake off and check for throttle shaft leaks. Is there anywhere wet. It could be dropping the fuel prime. But yes a rebuilt...
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    08-10-2019, 21:45
    cucvrus replied to a thread Driving through water in CUCV
    I was in ridiculously deep mud and water at Trucks Gone Wild in Yankee Lake Ohio. Everything was well after I washed it up and I had no water in any...
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    08-10-2019, 08:23
    Lets just say I made a gallant effort to stay focused on the M1009 project. When what to my wondering eyes should appear. But a 1971 Mercedes Benz...
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    08-09-2019, 13:28
    cucvrus replied to a thread Guilty Pleasure in CUCV
    http://hennesseyperformance.com/vehicles/chevrolet-2/silverado/hennessey-goliath-6x6/ Now this is a truck. It has everything.
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    08-09-2019, 13:27
    cucvrus replied to a thread NOS 6.2 cylinder heads in CUCV
    I agree. For brand new heads that is a good deal. Last ones that I bought from GM were over $900. each new.
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    08-08-2019, 17:42
    Very nice. I have had the rear output seal kick me in the butt a few times. Now I just use a vise grips clamp it on the flange and strike the vise...
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    08-08-2019, 17:39
    cucvrus replied to a thread 6.2L fuel leak in CUCV
    I have had and seen delivery nozzles that leaked externally. I changed them and the leak ended. Are all the nozzle nuts tight? And yes the rear 2...
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    08-08-2019, 07:02
    Hard to tell. I would start ny pulling the glow plugs and getting an eye ball on them. Bench test them and just 1 or 2 can cause a start issue. That...
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    08-08-2019, 06:59
    cucvrus replied to a thread 6.2L fuel leak in CUCV
    The small hole under the delivery nozzle is where the glow plug is installed. I doubt it is leaking there. But there are many places that can leak....
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    08-07-2019, 06:38
    Last night was a step in the right direction. The left inner fender apron is installed, the rear tailgate jam is sanded and seam sealed at the bottom...
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    08-07-2019, 06:17
    cucvrus replied to a thread NOS 6.2 cylinder heads in CUCV
    Yes as stated both left and right heads are completely interchangeable. Only the sending units and cover plates require changing. It is a good deal...
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    08-06-2019, 14:34
    cucvrus replied to a thread NOS 6.2 cylinder heads in CUCV
    Even if the shipping is $200. it is a deal for new heads. Buy new complete 6.2 heads. Those are complete heads ready to install for $1000. . Sounds...
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    08-06-2019, 11:54
    cucvrus replied to a thread NOS 6.2 cylinder heads in CUCV
    That looks like a deal to me. I have a set still in the crates and would not consider selling them for that. I will use them as extras till someday....
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    08-06-2019, 10:02
    The automatic transmission cooler lines are 5/16" / 8mm. The fittings are 1/2" x 20 inverted flare nuts. The fittings and lines are standard...
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    08-05-2019, 19:51
    cucvrus replied to a thread M1028 Gen 1 Light On in CUCV
    Thank you for keeping us updated. I have a 1/0 ground on my Gen 1. Vell I didn't know. Good Luck.
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    08-05-2019, 19:44
    I kept true to my word and finished sanding the underside of the hood. I flipped the hood over and closely examined the outer surface. Still perfect...
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    08-05-2019, 19:28
    I had an M1009 that done it for years. It actually played a twanging musical note right before it disconnected. Never had a trouble with it starting...
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Worked on the first CUC/V's delivered to Fort Indiantown gap in October/November 1983. I basically know every bolt and nut on the CUC/V vehicles. I have several running CUC/V's and several parted out CUC/V's. I have a barn full of CUC/V parts.
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