Recent content by mturner2003

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    Remove paint but leave CARC!

    It can run... but what I did because l had so much to remove, I put the acetone in a bucket and used a scotch brite pad and would douse the painted areas. That way it would all run off. But mine is camo and not tan, so it may show some streaking? Test a small area first.
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    Cooling fan freaking out?

    All right here’s the update. Sorry for the delay. Follow the entire flow diagram in the maintenance manual. Everything checks out OK. That’s all systems. Fan switch, Cadillac valve, time delay module, continuity in the wiring harness and components, etc. Quick background, my fan comes on...
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    HHMWV Fuel tank leak

    This was the problem on mine as well. However, here's a little tip... Don't bother with a flat head screwdriver. They are too hard to work with in long, tight spaces. Use a wobble extension or universal drive with a 5/16 or 8mm socket. Much better confirmation of contact and applied torque...
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    Cooling fan freaking out?

    Got around to checking the rig out today. Started her up cold. Jiggled wires and harnesses. Nothing. Pulled the 2 prong connector to the cadillac valve and the fan spools up. Slows back down when connected. While still cold, I played with the throttle, holding steady at different RPMs. Sure...
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    Cooling fan freaking out?

    Ahh. Good point. I did happen to know the fail safe is full on, so it makes sense that possible a wire my be loose causing the fan to sporadically turn on and off. I'll check it out tonight and see what I can find. Thank you for your input.
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    Cooling fan freaking out?

    Hello everyone. My cooling fan has recently started freaking out. It just randomly comes on and off sporadically for no reason. My Humvee's cooling fan always came on once the temp gauge hit 200 degrees. Now, it will come on and off as soon as I starting driving down the road. Even with...
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    Intermittent turn signals

    Just in case you didn't know, the head lights have to be on for the turn signals to work. When I first got mine, I was like "WTF, they worked last night?" Then figured it out. However, with that said, mine are finicky, even when the headlights are turned on. I have to wiggle the switch until it...
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    Remove paint but leave CARC!

    Ahh. Gotcha. I can see the difference. It’s definitely not enough of a difference for me to be worried about it. Appreciate your follow up! I still haven’t painted the panel yet, lol. I took it off for the summer time. 😎
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    Remove paint but leave CARC!

    Thanks for your input. I haven’t gotten around to purchasing any paint yet but this will definitely be a consideration.
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    Remove paint but leave CARC!

    Guys, lol. I’m just trying to fix the one panel. There is absolutely no need to paint the entire vehicle. The paint is excellent. From all the research I have found on this site, if you use Rapco paint, once it dries spray wd40 on it and let it sit until it soaks and the flatness will match...
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    Remove paint but leave CARC!

    Wow. Was that necessary? If you are going to criticize, at least provide some reasoning. Everyone has their own opinion but without reasoning or facts you’re just another troll.
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    Remove paint but leave CARC!

    I would say I was able to get about 99% of the paint removed. The green and tan have a slightly darker tone than the other side but it looks a world better than what it looked like before. During the final stages of wiping it down I ended up finding a few spots that had been touched up once...
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    Remove paint but leave CARC!

    Well acetone did the trick but good lord did I wind up with a mess I wasn’t expecting, lol. I would say I am done with my first stage. The unfortunate problem was that there was so much spray paint over top of the original camo, that when I would go to wipe it off, it would just smear. So...
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    Remove paint but leave CARC!

    *update* Well I decided to give acetone a try. I first tried inside the bed on the original 383 green. I rubbed vigorously and it appeared that no green paint came up, only dirt. Tried a different spot with different colors, the black and tan. Same result, no color, just dirt. When it came...
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    Remove paint but leave CARC!

    Ah, I see. Well, I’ve been over every square inch of this vehicle since purchasing a month ago. There are no CARC markings anywhere. It doesn’t appear to me that it has been repainted. But I could be wrong. Here is the bad side.
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