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    Fuel Lines Diameter

    I believe the fuel lines are all 5/16, if my memory is correct. I did the truck with a 20’ roll of cunifer lines. Definitely practise making the flares, as the nickel copper stuff is softer, and requires a more gentle approach than steel. Edit- you can also buy stainless steel spring armour if...
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    M201b1 1962 revival.

    Nice work! It would be looking a little out of place if it was perfect... so I would say it’s a 10/10 for a 70year old military truck.
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    M37 Horse Power Increase

    The T prefix is just that the motor is for a truck. You can look up the endless variety of internals they put into these blocks, each one has a different number and prefix whether it was for a dodge, Chrysler, desoto, truck, industrial etc..
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    Here she is! Kendelrios M37 (re)build thread

    Great looking truck! Looks like most of the bodywork is going to be in the cowl. It appears someone covered up the cowl vent but left the lever under the dash? Nice to see this truck is going to a good home!
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    Dashboard switch operation

    That is likely the control for the cowl vent. Take a look in the manual, all these questions and more are answered there. Also a lot of the nuances on operating the truck which is a help with these old machines.
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    Dashboard switch operation

    Those are the lights that illuminate the gauges from the back, and the high beam light indicator shows if high beams are selected. Your three lever switch has an option to turn on the panel lights
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    Dashboard switch operation

    Well, as far as switches go, there’s two. The smaller lower one is your ignition. It is on or off, controlling the power to the coil and gauges. The 3 lever switch is your lights. You have to lift the lower right switch to allow either of the other switches to move. Then you can select your...
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    Locating parts - Ottawa, Canada

    Hi and welcome. You can try to contact Brian Asbury, he may have some parts. He’s in Milton. Where near Ottawa are you? You can also ask if the gentleman that runs the swords and ploughshares museum out in Kars has any connections, as he has an extensive collection of vehicles. I believe his...
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    Iltis info?

    Head over to the maple leaf up forum. It is mainly dedicated to Canadian/ commonwealth vehicles. If you have the CAR number (85-xxxxx) you can probably get some information there. Some of the members are able to check current databases to find things such as where it was based and where it was...
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    M43 1951 Ambulance.

    Nice! That looks pretty solid. What kind of shape is it in mechanically? Are you planning on restoring it or do you have other plans? I’m curious how it ended up in the UK.
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    M43 1951 Ambulance.

    Hi Ben, Welcome and let’s see some more pictures of your ambulance! Not sure if it’s a typo or not, but your truck is actually an M43. Can’t really offer much advice on the litter racks, but if you take a look over on you might find something. Good luck!
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    Hello and welcome from Ontario!
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    Canadian member here

    Ok well lets see if this works. I found a couple pictures of the M38 from about 10 years ago, not the best quality pictures though.. And a couple of the M37 when I moved it to the new house 5 years ago And then as it is more recently. Clearly I need to take a few more pictures of the...
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    Canadian member here

    Thanks everyone for the warm welcome. I’ll definitely have to dig up some pictures. I have great memories of learning to drive on the old dodge and filling it up with firewood to haul back from the woods. The M38 was used more on the trails through the woods, and pulling us on toboggans in the...
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    Transmission Swap

    They are in my experience good transmissions, But having never broken one I can’t really advise you any issues with them. They share parts with the T98, despite being made by Acme so parts aren’t hard to come by. I believe the input shaft is different in that it accommodates a larger clutch disc...
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