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    Yesterday, 20:26
    Take the 1 thru bolt off at the joint where the cab column and the lower shaft meet. Tap the connection down and release it from the upper column....
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    Yesterday, 20:19
    cucvrus replied to a thread Loud Hum Noise when coasting in CUCV
    Drive shaft bent, Dented? Any damage will make a vibration. Good Luck.
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    Yesterday, 09:24
    Send me a message via rengle523@comcast.net I have lots of original good parts. Good Luck. But first I would clean the ground on the frame and...
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    07-22-2019, 19:50
    I need a few parts for a Yanmar L100 single cylinder air cooled diesel engine. I seen a lot of these engines listed on surplus. I need the main fuel...
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    07-22-2019, 13:05
    cucvrus replied to a thread New To Me Engine, Won't Start in CUCV
    Quick question. How can it be a waste of time to pressure test the cooling system? This head gasket was on a 6.2 CUCV M1009 engine that I pressure...
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    07-22-2019, 08:30
    I have been procrastinating on the underside of the hood sanding and getting the left inner fender installed. Now that Mr. Rusty is gone I must apply...
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    07-22-2019, 07:30
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    I drove Mr Rusty to the exhaust shop and dropped it off for new exhaust. Still not going with SS exhaust. Waste of money at this point. It is almost...
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    07-22-2019, 07:16
    cucvrus replied to a thread New To Me Engine, Won't Start in CUCV
    Before pulling the heads to check the head gaskets get a good reliable mechanic to pressure test the cooling system. If the head gaskets are blown...
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    07-20-2019, 21:53
    cucvrus replied to a thread New To Me Engine, Won't Start in CUCV
    Injection pump. I don't think you said you had it rebuilt. I may have missed it I am multi tasking here. Did you ever check the glow plugs by pulling...
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    07-20-2019, 20:25
    You will pay $150. for an M1009 wheel? I am the man. Let me know.
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    07-20-2019, 19:57
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    I did manage to get the nuts and the rusted flange from the left exhaust manifold. I choose to do that before I sent it to the exhaust shop so they...
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    07-20-2019, 19:43
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    Getting the block heater out proved to be a real challenge. Once it was out I used the rotary brush on the drill and cleaned the hole really well. It...
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    07-20-2019, 11:18
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    i started out early today. At 0800 it was 80*. Getting the old block heater presented a challenge. It is out now. It was dug in and hanging on. Very...
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    07-19-2019, 14:36
    Have you had the heads both checked out at a competent automotive machine shop? It is probably corroded metal head gasket seals at the combustion...
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    07-19-2019, 09:17
    I am 6 hours north of you. I 81 exit 90 in PA. What is it you need done? Have towbar. Will travel.
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    07-19-2019, 06:40
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    After a full week of thunderstorms, extreme heat, high humidity, and hard work I am ready to go back to work on Mr. Rusty. I had some down time...
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    07-18-2019, 16:27
    cucvrus replied to a thread Drivers side seatbelt? in CUCV
    Passengers side is easier. Heat the nut up red hot and chill it quickly. Turn it out from the bottom. It is an M12 bolt. Available at any good...
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    07-18-2019, 06:53
    cucvrus replied to a thread New project in CUCV
    If you were closer I would hook you up. But regardless I would get the TH 400 and NP 208 rebuilt and a reconditioned torque converter before I...
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    07-18-2019, 06:26
    cucvrus replied to a thread Drivers side seatbelt? in CUCV
    I am assuming it is an M1008/M1028. Use the torch and carefully heat the welded cage nut under the cab above the fuel tank. Easy enough to get to....
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    07-17-2019, 07:37
    cucvrus replied to a thread Need Help With Value! in CUCV
    Good point on the H1 wheels. They do not have very much value unless they are 24 bolt. And then maybe. I had several sets of the wheels and tires....
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    07-14-2019, 19:52
    cucvrus replied to a thread New project in CUCV
    How are you going to be running at all with out a transfer case? Is it a 2WD transmission? If it is it may not be compatable for a 4WD vehicle. Good...
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    07-14-2019, 13:40
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    The brakes were tight and the wheel was hard to turn. I se why now. Easy fix. The tightening wedge is broken. I have extras. I pried the brake...
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    07-14-2019, 05:17
    Like most vehicles the CUCV is equipped with a pressurized cooling system. It requires the proper mix of coolant and water in pressurized cooling...
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    07-13-2019, 22:01
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    My barn is plugged into the outside outlets on the house. They do have the safeties built in. They pop every time it rains and the kids pool is...
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    07-13-2019, 21:14
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    I was able to get the oil pan back on today. The owner stopped by and added a few things to the list. he told me the block heater don't sem to work....
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    07-12-2019, 23:07
    cucvrus replied to a thread WA registration issues in CUCV
    They want to know what you paid for it to collect sales tax. Do you have a "Bill of Sale" ? That would help. In Pennsylvania we pay tax on every...
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    07-12-2019, 21:32
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    Yes that oil pan should have been scrapped the last time it was off. I cleaned a good used one primed and painted it. Nice stud. I decided to tackle...
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    07-12-2019, 07:26
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    Well I am not 76 I will be 60 soon. I have a garage with a cement floor. I would rather work outdoors in natural light and have the project move...
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    07-11-2019, 19:57
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
    I see it but I don't believe it. This oil pan on Mr. rusty has been off before and someone fixed the rust holes. Who fixes rusted out oil pans. If...
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    07-11-2019, 16:46
    cucvrus replied to a thread Meet Mr Rusty in CUCV
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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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Jonestown Pennsylvania
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Painting and restoration of CUC/V's Auto / truck mechanics
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Truck Body Builder Certified Inspection Mechanic

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