Recent content by JW7tonWY

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    Steel vs Aluminum tubing (Camper frame)

    inversely while I can put on all the weight I want on the 7 ton, if it gets to big and heavy there are a lot of dirt roads with low weight limits on them I won't get to travel. So I do have weight limits to consider. I was hoping with only the corners having steel the FRP panels doing the rest...
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    Steel vs Aluminum tubing (Camper frame)

    I have enjoyed this thread. Please review my plan and tell me what you think - I am still going thru the MK23 to insure it's fitness for long-term use. I will be at least part of the time living in this in all four seasons in polar to equatorial environments. I am starting with a Mk23 7ton. My...
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    WY 16.00r21 on Rim, Goodyear AT2 looks unused.

    I can get it to a freight depot for shipping, shipping is your expense. Complete on rim not sure what the rim is for - just not for my truck. Goodyear AT2 date code in pictures. Asking $150 OBO
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    Using FOIA to get truck info

    I have not found and biological wastes (as side from sweat marks) in the vehicle the seats were filthy and I was worried when I started (one dark stain) but no blood or other substances were extracted from the soft surfaces in the cab (dark stain cleaned up like grease). The pattern of marks on...
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    Using FOIA to get truck info

    The Waiting was not an issue, the lack of any info is the issue. basically they are telling me they got rid of it and deleted the records. They can open a file on me all the want, there is not much to be known about me and none of it bad, truly a waist of resources.
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    Using FOIA to get truck info

    Just got my FOIA response today, I sent in my request July 5, 2020, for a vehicle purchased June 10 2020. After a couple of months I spoke to the person who was sending monthly updates via email. I was informed the the "agency" that had my vehicle was not responding to requests for documentation...
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    Limp Home Bar

    major bend or just a bit of an angle? I don't have one at all and around here going anywhere is 50 mile one way trip as cold as it is right now I have no desire to road side change a tire if I could avoid it. Sure would like to get one of these, or a reasonable homemade one. Thanks for the size...
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    Limp Home Bar

    For those of us that live in the middle of nowhere and have to order everything...What diameter all thread? I need this, I don't have a wrecker to get me home if I run out of spare tires...
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    DIY camper box construction- what sizes/wall thickness steel or alu have you used?

    I am really enjoying all this information and discussion. I am doing this kind of build but on a heavier truck -MTVR. I am hoping to use the stock military bed as it has a torsion system built into it. Since I know some what less then nothing about all this kind of thing I want to thank you all...
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    Michelin VS Goodyear 16.00r20 Which is better? Costs less? Lasts? any discussion?

    I notice in other areas people talking about the 35-45 MPH lope or how ever you would describe the wobble as the truck transits that speed range. I felt somewhat assured that apparently they all do this, Prior to that I was convinced I had a tire that was wonky. Has any one noticed if that...
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    What have you done to your MTVR today?

    Also The heater works GREAT!
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    What have you done to your MTVR today?

    Went for a 100 mile round trip today to get the title (VIN inspection required) and the plates! Road was coated with inch or more ice, had to wait for 30-40 minutes on the interstate while they cleared a jack knife semi, multiple roll overs and people taking a digger in the ditch. I now KNOW the...
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    What have you done to your MTVR today?

    I would take it back if I could, we are about to dry up and blow away here. Missed something like half of our normal for moisture for the year, we didn't burn this year cause nothing really grew.
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    What have you done to your MTVR today?

    Truly cold start video... -2F/-19C It struggled a bit but it ran and started with only one attempt to start. The camera that recorded this really struggled with the audio levels... Operation cold start
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    Michelin VS Goodyear 16.00r20 Which is better? Costs less? Lasts? any discussion?

    So far I have three and they are pretty tight, mere slits about 3-4 inches long in one area like gills on the sidewall. I will have to get off my but and get the socket I need for them lug nuts now.
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