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    windshield wiper motor ?

    ACDelco still makes them but they are remanufactured, like most of them. Mhas been flawless for over 4 years now. Agree with above post. Get whatever you can and install. At least it’s easy to get to.
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    M1101 Trailer Backing and Brakes Locking

    The M1101/2 trailers use a “FreeBack” backing plate made by Dexter. The M101A2/3 trailers did not have them, which is exactly why they have a hole for a Lockout pin. They are available for the M101A2/3 and work very well. I installed them on my M101A2 trailers. The shock probably isn’t the...
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    M1000 Trailer

    I like the insight of things I’m intrigued with and know nothing about. I knew about the CG issues but that’s about it.
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    M1000 Trailer

    Great pic! The guys standing next to the trailer really provide scale and show just how big that thing is.
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    M720 pump replacement or rebuild

    I would recommend cleaning the best you can with a wire brush/wheel.
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    What did you do to your trailer today.

    Should be good in reusing your bearings. Races might be a different story since their not easily removed. Their not expensive luckily. Dexter or Redline should have a new hub.
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    M149A1 Water Buffalo with A2 Tank.

    Pic of inside tank was during filling and before I scrubbed the dust from the bottom.
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    M149A1 Water Buffalo with A2 Tank.

    I was looking at eBay at the right moment and bought a NOS set of brake cables for $25. The originals were too stretched to save. I towed it around almost full yesterday for a few miles on backroads. Wow.......Huge difference. Even being 90-95% full, you can feel the water sloshing around...
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    M149A1 Water Buffalo with A2 Tank.

    I decided that it’s not worth the time and expense to install a surge brake actuator as I originally wanted. It will almost never be on a public road and when/if it does, it will only be for 7 miles of backroads to my families ranch. I’m very happy how it turned out and it is now ready to...
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    M149A1 Water Buffalo with A2 Tank.

    Well it’s all finished except for stenciling. Tows great empty around town and does really well when full around the ranch. Truck was in 4L when towing it this morning around the ranch. Up and down hills were comfortable. I know when it’s half full it will be a completely different story and...
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    m1102 bed anchors ..?

    www.crofttrailer.com might have them. It’s a standard pocket tie-down. I just saw some for sale a few days ago when searching for something else. Can’t remember now what site it was. The manufacturers almost always never deal with individuals/civilians.
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    Replacement Fast/High Idle Solenoid?

    A warning is not an infraction
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    Dechrome and or paint locking hubs

    A coat of zinc chromate will etch into the chrome and provide a great base for paint. It’s available in rattle cans
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    M116A3 Fix-up & Conversion Thread

    Looks good! Your little helper is ready to go also it seems!
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    Replacement Fast/High Idle Solenoid?

    A huge lot of NOS ones were on GovPlantet recently. Those on eBay could be from that. Excellent info I bought two myself at $60 each. Use the best offer feature.
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