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    Today, 07:07
    cucvrus replied to a thread magic question m1009 in CUCV
    I would just simply remove the belts and possibly remove the pump from the brackets. I would thoroughly clean the area and reattach the pump. Make...
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    Yesterday, 13:47
    cucvrus replied to a thread M1009 Glow Plugs - Again in CUCV
    Do as you wish. After 25 years and countless CUCV's I still use the 13 G AC Delco and have the entire system stock. And that is all I am going to say...
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    Yesterday, 08:40
    Major break from my projects that are lining my driveway. Many Kubota issues to deal with. And Kubota parts are EXPENSIVE. Most jobs I get are...
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    Yesterday, 08:34
    And when I look at these pictures I can see it would be a task to raise the roof but it would not require and changing of the rear header or doors. I...
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    Yesterday, 08:28
    There are Professional Mechanics, and then there are parts changers. And I am neither. But looking under that hood it does have issues. Pictures are...
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    05-24-2019, 20:36
    cucvrus replied to a thread Oil Pan Gasket or RTV? in CUCV
    I have seen that before. I use TRS as an ahesive and use the felpro oil pan gasket. I am not into plain old RTV sealant. It was fine when brand new....
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    05-23-2019, 21:01
    If you were near PA I have a few M1010's bodies I will be parting with soon. You could cut the top off of yours and add part of the side walls and...
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    05-23-2019, 20:58
    Oil cooler as in the radiator? Did the oil cooler line fail and clog internally. I am sure the loose battery connection has nothing to do with the...
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    05-23-2019, 20:47
    cucvrus replied to a thread M1028a2 front hub rehab in CUCV
    Very true. Just push out on the axle and get the axle snap ring in place. Good Luck.
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    05-23-2019, 12:00
    A friend sent me this picture. I designed this wrap back in 2013 for my new 2014 Silverado before it arrived. It was an all brown truck and I was...
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    05-23-2019, 11:51
    cucvrus replied to a thread Laundry list for the m1009 in CUCV
    Your truck was built with a NON EGR intake. The CUCV's were emissions exempt. So yes just get an injection pump for a J code. Actually just order the...
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    05-23-2019, 09:22
    cucvrus replied to a thread front driveshaft boot? in CUCV
    For all intended proposes one can simply take a motorcycle innertube and cut a short section out of it and clamp/zip tie/duct tape it fast if you are...
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    05-23-2019, 09:15
    cucvrus replied to a thread Cab roof insulation in CUCV
    Anything you inject/place into that hollow steel cavern is going to do nothing but promote rust. I cut these roofs off when they were 10 years old...
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    05-23-2019, 09:11
    cucvrus replied to a thread Laundry list for the m1009 in CUCV
    The injection pump is an easy inexpensive swap. I am ready for the fall out but I used Diesel Care and it cost less than $350. from door to engine. I...
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    05-23-2019, 09:07
    cucvrus replied to a thread M1028a2 front hub rehab in CUCV
    Describe 2 piece seal. I think it is just a 1984 dually front grease seal. Nothing special that I am aware of. I only ever had 1 dually CUCV and I...
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    05-23-2019, 06:38
    cucvrus replied to a thread front driveshaft boot? in CUCV
    :-D That will never seal the driveshaft sealed in the GM packaging.:grin: But truthfully there are many companies out there that made dust covers...
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    05-22-2019, 14:16
    cucvrus replied to a thread front driveshaft boot? in CUCV
    To my knowledge long since discontinued. I had a few and they were $100. each the last few I had. I could be wrong but Tinstar also was in search of....
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    05-22-2019, 11:55
    cucvrus replied to a thread front driveshaft boot? in CUCV
    They had 2 types. Type 1 had the grease fitting. Type 2 had the sealed/booted unit. Both are fine. And you can run without the boot. Just be sure to...
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    05-17-2019, 16:36
    cucvrus replied to a thread Oil/Trans Cooler lines in CUCV
    Ok this gets read from the bottom to the top. I have been inquiring about replacement transmission cooler lines for a truck I am going to be working...
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    05-16-2019, 13:56
    cucvrus replied to a thread CUCV M1008 - RunAway Starter in CUCV
    Good News. Just make sure your batteries are load tested and in good shape. Thanks for the report. Have a Great Day.
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    05-15-2019, 07:42
    What year fits that. I have a complete NP241 from a 1988 V3500 cab chassis. The case is split. I can look if you think it will fit.
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    05-15-2019, 06:44
    Now that the rains have ceased I may get back to work on my project. Yesterday I was at the scrap yard unloading scrap steel and I seen OD green...
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    05-14-2019, 12:51
    Reply Reply With Quote Thanks ...
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    05-14-2019, 10:58
    Nice job. I would torch out the spring bushing bolts in a heartbeat. You can clean the springs and repaint them or replace them. But you can also add...
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    05-14-2019, 08:45
    cucvrus replied to a thread M1009 locking hubs . in CUCV
    Very easy to take the hubs apart. If stock hubs are in place a TX25 will be all you need to remove the handles/covers. The bear is the snap ring...
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    05-14-2019, 08:36
    I have 2 that have been parked 19 years. I am constantly harvesting donor parts from them. If you have a place to keep it and it is available at a...
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    05-12-2019, 12:59
    cucvrus replied to a thread M1009 front hub gets Warm in CUCV
    https://youtu.be/BhL1uAp_WCw This way works better. I do it this way. I have the automatic type but prefer this method. I always like getting dirty....
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    05-12-2019, 07:51
    No luck with the pressure tester you will buying? That is going to be the tell all. It should be able to maintain the 14lbs?? of pressure and not...
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    05-11-2019, 18:37
    cucvrus replied to a thread CUCV M1008 - RunAway Starter in CUCV
    The starter relay is directly above the gas pedal. It is in behind where the radio would be on a civilian truck. Good Luck. easy fix. Probably had...
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    05-11-2019, 15:07
    cucvrus replied to a thread CUCV M1008 - RunAway Starter in CUCV
    The starter relay under the dash is stuck. Is this a trick question? It sounds like I am being baited into a starter relay debate. But my way is to...
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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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Truck Body Builder Certified Inspection Mechanic

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