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    Yesterday, 17:35
    I know you say you won't ship, but I would be glad to pay the USPS cost. One of my fuel cans was missing.
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    Yesterday, 14:59
    tobyS replied to a thread want foam sleeping mats in Parts wanted
    Maybe I should buy quantity...they might be useful for other cab insulation projects.
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    Yesterday, 14:52
    tobyS replied to a thread M35a2 6x6 in The Deuce
    RT....Gringeltaube is the man. ALL good info and the last link is great. Notice the spring holds it to the normal position and is shifted by the...
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    Yesterday, 13:28
    Has anyone ever put a dually Ford or Chevy rear end with the HMMWV body for use with gooseneck?
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    Yesterday, 12:50
    tobyS replied to a thread M35a2 6x6 in The Deuce
    There are a lot of parts if you take the sprag tooo far apart to clean and inspect. I don't know if new ones are available, but I liked mine when it...
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    Yesterday, 12:09
    tobyS replied to a thread Why won't my sprag engage? in The Deuce
    I hope you are not talking about a manual switch for changing the sprag. Mine, I believe was hooked to the backup switch. Some people claim...
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    Yesterday, 11:57
    tobyS replied to a thread M35a2 6x6 in The Deuce
    Remove the front and rear driveshafts, then do above. Holding the clutch in doesn't make the tranny or TC turn. I took the TC case out of my...
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    Yesterday, 10:53
    tobyS replied to a thread Uses for Deuces in The Deuce
    Frank, I have a grinder just like the one on the left (40 years)....a darn handy tool. I made pedestal and used 1 1/2" thick round as a base. I...
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    Yesterday, 08:48
    tobyS replied to a thread Why won't my sprag engage? in The Deuce
    Are you sure you have an air shift TC or could that be the sprag cylinder that moves it from forward to reverse? I don't know about the deuce,...
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    01-18-2019, 11:34
    tobyS replied to a thread Soft top from scratch in The Deuce
    I hope the BN has similar property to the nylon strap. The nylon strap sample I painted likes the Rustoleum camo rattle can paint and does not try...
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    01-18-2019, 10:25
    tobyS replied to a thread Soft top from scratch in The Deuce
    The skills needed for these various covers are the same so a bit OT will benefit us all, Jbulach. I ordered enough of the ballistic nylon (BN)...
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    01-17-2019, 20:35
    I think someone made the news for starting a small paper fire to thaw the water under a diesel tank recently. It didn't work out too well for him. ...
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    01-17-2019, 10:06
    tobyS replied to a thread want foam sleeping mats in Parts wanted
    Chris, can you bring the 105 to Haspin? I've got the M322 sold so can settle up and come get it.
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    01-17-2019, 08:17
    I'm experimenting with making a soft top for my M35 and M929 and want to use high density closed cell foam sleeping mats for the insulation. I think...
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    01-16-2019, 22:48
    I like it too and you got a good deal. It's got some goodies in very good condition like the fold down bed sides and the hard top. Do a bit of...
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    01-16-2019, 22:17
    tobyS replied to a thread Soft top from scratch in The Deuce
    I used the Rustoleum flat (camo) oil based rattle-can on a seat and waterproofed over that. Without the waterproofing, it was like...
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    01-16-2019, 13:45
    tobyS replied to a thread Soft top from scratch in The Deuce
    Thanks BDGR, the cost of the ballistic black nylon in 1680D for the top layer was $59. I couldn't pass it up. I can easily make a 9x9 blank and...
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    01-16-2019, 08:49
    Myself, I can't see how to get three positions with one air line and spring return (or why even have a neutral). Neutral in the TC is not in the...
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    01-16-2019, 08:26
    Now that the front is off, remove the back driveshaft and run it through the gears sitting still. My TC had shafts loose but this has a sound of the...
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    01-16-2019, 08:12
    I understand your problem. While you could keep rpm higher by using a lower gear in the tranny, you don't have a way of pulling power off at engine...
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    01-15-2019, 22:13
    Are you describing using 2 winches simultaneously, the 45 that is there on the wrecker (shaft drive) plus another 45 hydraulic driven?
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    01-15-2019, 21:35
    tobyS replied to a thread Soft top from scratch in The Deuce
    I don't mind heavy....with the cotton canvas anyway. In fact for sound and heat, it seems desired to me over lighter weight material. I ordered...
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    01-15-2019, 08:24
    The sprag unit comes apart without taking the TC case out, I seem to recall. But first, I would take the cylinder apart and make sure the plunger is...
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    01-15-2019, 07:35
    tobyS replied to a thread Soft top from scratch in The Deuce
    Bulldogger is in on the boot Frank, I'm just an interested bystander. He probably has more capability than I do with the Cordura or ballistic nylon....
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    01-14-2019, 20:07
    tobyS replied to a thread Soft top from scratch in The Deuce
    I'm unlikely to use the Cordura and ballistic nylon myself. I can see that it may be preferred material for many uses on our MVs. Are they...
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    01-14-2019, 10:22
    Napa has the copper washers also.
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    01-13-2019, 20:24
    That's quite a machine! Reel-em-in. I could see keeping a boom with a big winch, but not the crane boom. I replied to your post about...
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    01-13-2019, 20:14
    That's unique! Do the gas springs go over center to hold it down when you had the string? I wonder about an air cylinder? That would take air to...
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    01-13-2019, 20:01
    I thought others would relate probably more than you. I had one truck I couldn't get away from the wheel.
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    01-13-2019, 19:43
    Happiness is when the belly does not rub the steering wheel.
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