Recent content by DeuceNewb

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    Stand alone glow plug control? Bypass "smart" box?

    Where I live it seems to only be cold enough to need the glow plugs in the morning for the first start of the day or the couple months of winter we have. I've already gone through one "smart" box and it's dead now too...and I'm wondering why I can't just rig up a relay to the glow plugs similar...
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    Glow plug question

    My hmmwv glow plugs are no longer working and I'm frustrated. At first, the light would blink the entire time during the wait period, but once it stopped flashing the truck would start, although running rough for a few seconds. I assumed and was told this was because of some bad glow plugs. I...
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    Fan clutch questions. How to disengage when driving through flood waters

    2 questions, most important being how can I manually disengage? With this hurricane bearing down I'm expecting all the usual roads here to get flooded much more than usual. How can I manually disengage the fan clutch when I need to drive through deep water? Is there a wire I just unplug and...
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    HMWV M996 Ambulance body whats it worth?

    I've been told $2,000 for one, if that helps anybody looking for an actual number
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    mirror relocation for hard doors?

    I just finally got around to putting a set of doors on my truck, and noticed that you can't really even see the mirrors when they're on. Is there a different mounting spot for hard doors vs soft, or just accept the fact that they're almost useless?
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    Issues with SF-97

    my first one was 12 weeks exactly, bought it in may picket it up in august
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    oil pressure sending unit question : no oil pressure

    I've got 0 oil pressure showing on the gauge, and I'm guessing the sending unit is the problem. With the ignition power all the way off the needle on the gauge is below zero, and once you turn the power on the needle moves to zero, but starting the engine causes no additional change. It's got...
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    how wide is the hmmwv?

    I have looked, but I've seen 85" and 86" from sidewall to sidewall. My trailer is exactly 85" between the fenders, and if the hmmwv is 86 then it's gonna mess up the fenders when I pick it up and I'd rather not do that. Trying to figure out if I should get another trailer or not.
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    NSN or part number for driver door latch

    so is there no way to get a door latch if you have a door missing one?
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    2 door to 4 door?

    bringing an old one back up instead of starting a new one. Where can one go currently to get the parts needed to turn a 2 door into a 4? I've got the doors and top, need hinges and I guess a new B pillar and a C pillar?
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    Where to find doors and how much?

    great info to know. I wasn't trying to complain that prices were high, but for me being uneducated about the market I thought I might be getting ripped off. I found a set of hard doors for 1500 and from what i've gathered from this thread, it's not a bad deal. I'll be getting doors this weekend...
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    Where to find doors and how much?

    I'm looking at purchasing a hmmwv but it doesn't have any doors. I've looked online but only found a few, and 2000 for a set of 4 hard doors sounds like a lot. How much should I expect to pay for 4 hard doors or 4 soft doors so I know what to budget before buying the truck?
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    HMMWV Grounding Kit Install

    I'm just starting to look into purchasing my first hmmwv, what is the purpose? Is this a recommended thing for all of them?
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    how rare and how much is a 170 worth

    I have a friend who's uncle has had one parked under his car port for a few years and he finally is ready to sell it. I've been wanting one and was hoping to get a good deal. it's a 1955, hasn't run in a few years, no top, needs a windshield, and needs a gas tank. What's a fair offer to give him...
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    Started bobbing my 5ton

    I used deuce front springs for the rear, reusing deuce ubolts custom made spacers and plates. I left the axle in the stock position
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