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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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    05-11-2019, 09:22
    I agree. I have seen that on a few. They have withstood a lot of years and vibration in that time. I had a few come apart in pieces and send the...
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    05-08-2019, 19:21
    I did manage to get the left fender and the entire body realigned on my current M1009 project. I used 2 HD ratchet straps to pull the body in...
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    05-08-2019, 19:01
    This is all I have to offer. It does have a few cracks but no holes. After looking at it I was wondering if I could work finish plastic out in the...
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    05-06-2019, 11:55
    cucvrus replied to a thread Hitch conversions in CUCV
    Almost 7 years with out an answer. 1 7/8". I bought a socket many years ago to take them apart. That question has been answered late. But answered...
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    05-06-2019, 11:51
    Does it have any reinforcement behind the bumper? I have the hitch. I don't remember anything behind the bumper . Anyone. Trying to help out Tinstar....
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    05-06-2019, 04:58
    I scrapped 3 of them already. I try and tell them and it used to make me angry. Now I just follow orders no matter how ridiculous. I smashed about...
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    05-05-2019, 17:34
    cucvrus replied to a thread Oil leak in CUCV
    I knew you could do it. I get the same feeling every time I open up a project real deep. I still wonder what I will encounter and how much over...
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    05-05-2019, 16:56
    cucvrus replied to a thread Front pintle hook on M1008 in CUCV
    I have a collection of pintle hooks. The left is an M1031 hook Non swivel type. I scrapped an M1031 a long time ago. It was a huge mess and damaged...
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    05-05-2019, 16:46
    I wanted this shift rod for a customer and went to take it off. This is what held it on. Interesting. I guess it would work. it must have. Truck...
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    05-05-2019, 16:41
    Maybe not always 100% accurate. But I had that happen and it was a loose ground on the front battery post. Check and see if yours are clean and...
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    05-05-2019, 16:40
    cucvrus replied to a thread 85 CUCV m1009 engine shutoff? in CUCV
    I think it could be any of the above mentioned. Dumb question but have you checked the motor mounts. Is it possible that the pick up line on the fuel...
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    05-05-2019, 15:20
    Today was NOT a very nice day in south central Pennsylvania. I had some inside work to do and wanted to get that done. So I took advantage of the...
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    05-05-2019, 14:51
    cucvrus replied to a thread Front pintle hook on M1008 in CUCV
    I would use the pintle from an M1031. Less bumer damage and why would it have to swivel on the front. I doubt you will be going over rough terrain...
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    05-05-2019, 14:46
    cucvrus replied to a thread Oil leak in CUCV
    I only use TRS on the pan side. That prevents the swimming around of the pan. I never put anything in the rear main seal groove. Make sure you put...
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    05-05-2019, 13:50
    cucvrus replied to a thread Oil leak in CUCV
    If it were me and I have changed a hundred or more I would go with changing the rear main seal while I was in that far. And I would use the gasket...
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    05-05-2019, 11:15
    cucvrus replied to a thread Front pintle hook on M1008 in CUCV
    No pictures. But a piece of flat bar tied into the frame flange and behind the pintle will do the job. Without and CUCV modifacations it would have...
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    05-05-2019, 10:41
    cucvrus replied to a thread Front pintle hook on M1008 in CUCV
    The second picture would be the nicest. Cut a square hole in the license plate area and fabricate a class 3 receiver in behind the bumper. If you...
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    05-05-2019, 09:30
    cucvrus replied to a thread M1008 yoke in Parts wanted
    I bought the correct one from Yukon Gear/Axle. It was a direcet fit. The one I had on a truck was nut and bolted. That didn't fly at this camp. ...
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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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