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    Yesterday, 00:55
    Have you seen the new heat shrink solder sleeves that have a solder ring inside that melts and joins the wires and then the adhesive lined shrink...
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    Yesterday, 00:51
    Have you seen the new low temperature solder sleeves that have a solder ring inside adhesive lined heatshrink? When you hit them with a heat gun the...
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    Yesterday, 00:34
    If you'll PM me an email address I can send it back to you.
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    07-13-2019, 16:25
    papakb replied to a thread Constant running fan. in HMMWV
    This can be verified by applying and removing 90 psi air pressure to the clutch via the line the runs from the Cadillac valve to the feedthru on...
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    07-12-2019, 15:36
    papakb started a thread M997A3 lives on! in HMMWV
    The Army has announced the purchase of new M997A3 ambulances. This new contract runs thru 2024. Here's the article: ...
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    07-10-2019, 23:52
    If you ever get to the point where you need 600:4 ohm transformers I have a bunch of them that I pulled out of the amplified speaker conversions I do...
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    07-07-2019, 16:07
    papakb replied to a thread hood numbers in HMMWV
    When the USMC mounted the Helmet hardtops on their trucks they had that small door to accommodate the fording exhausts they all had and they were...
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    07-06-2019, 01:53
    papakb replied to a thread Humvee Overheating in HMMWV
    I just read through all 6 pages of this posting and never saw a mention of cleaning out the HMMWV's great CRAP TRAP between the radiator and the...
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    07-06-2019, 01:38
    papakb replied to a thread Constant running fan. in HMMWV
    Have any of you gone through the cooling system troubleshooting flow chart in the TM9-2320-280-20-1 manual? Starting on page 2-164 you'll find a...
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    07-05-2019, 19:42
    papakb replied to a thread M998 Cranks but Quits Quickly in HMMWV
    I had the same start stop problem a few years back and found that the engine fuel pump was not pumping. The tank pump will supply fuel to the filter...
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    06-29-2019, 22:05
    The slantbacks definitely have a cool look factor to them but you might want to consider the usefulness of the vehicle. The slantbacks have less...
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    06-28-2019, 12:34
    papakb replied to a thread Power steering pump rebuild? in HMMWV
    The power steering pumps are very low cost items and hardly worth rebuilding. Checking online or with places like Cardone you can get a direct match...
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    06-26-2019, 19:10
    That's the newest of the turn signal switches but it does not include the flasher. This switch is used on several different vehicles and may or may...
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    06-26-2019, 10:15
    That switch is the same one AMG used on the M151A2 series and was mounted by a bracket and hose clamp. In the HMMWV the bracket is welded to the...
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    06-26-2019, 01:36
    A bad flasher has nothing to do with the brake lights although the turn signal switch that they both pass thru does. All it's doing is providing a...
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    06-25-2019, 19:52
    DREDnot, had the same issue with my blackout lamp. The clear lens had fallen out and the lamp filled up with water. By the time I found it all I...
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    06-25-2019, 19:43
    The light staying on indicates a bad flasher unit and no, your not going to find an exact replacement at your auto parts store. Grote makes a...
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    06-24-2019, 17:16
    The Bose and Racal headsets need bias power for the mics that isn't provided by the 1780 and most of the older radios and that's why they won't work....
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    06-24-2019, 11:53
    There are two different styles of bail out cables that were used with military headsets. Both styles use a standard UG-229 (5 pin) or UG-329 (6 pin)...
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    06-23-2019, 21:58
    80063 is the cage code for the US Army CECOM group. Communications and Electronics Command. You'll see this designation on almost all the Sincgars...
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    06-22-2019, 11:56
    papakb replied to a thread HMMWV Transmission - Identify in HMMWV
    In the military Julian Date system the first number is the last digit of the year and the following three digits are the day of the year. The system...
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    06-21-2019, 21:00
    1/4" vacuum line. It's thinner than fuel line. Get a piece long enough to reach down to the bottom of the footwell and secure it with electrical...
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    06-21-2019, 20:55
    papakb replied to a thread 85 m998 in HMMWV
    The numbers on the front and rear are unit registration numbers and have nothing to do with the vehicles serial number on the B pillar data plate. ...
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    06-20-2019, 20:43
    papakb replied to a poll HMMWv seats in HMMWV
    The seats are a variation on Isringhausens truck seat line. When I had to rebuild my seat base 20 years ago it was the only way to get parts for...
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    06-19-2019, 15:57
    papakb replied to a poll HMMWv seats in HMMWV
    Having spent hours with my butt on both seats I can guarantee the high backs are the way to go. They are to your bottom what radial tires are to the...
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