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  1. 4bogginchevys

    I hate to return with bad news

    The 1008 broke down in the woods....just made it home (towed). I've been searching for 20 minutes or so for the starter rebuild kit part #. Found lots of talk about it!.......just no #. Even better than the number would be a link. My patience is wearing thin! It's been a long day and maybe I...
  2. 4bogginchevys

    New 6.2 power plant

    Ford just introduced a 6.2 engine for thier 1 ton, a diesel I think. I know it's nothing like our 6.2's but I laughed anyway. Been a while since I posted so a good excuse.:beer:
  3. 4bogginchevys

    Hauling stories

    Today I made a few dump runs for the company I work for, all very wet wood, lucky I got to use a dump trailer. The scales topped out at 16,200 all things considered, and it had more to give. All loads were over 15,500. Truck handled it very well, I was impressed at how well it stopped, and after...
  4. 4bogginchevys

    Internet resource for alt parts?

    I've read a more than a few posts now that mentioned very inexpensive rebuilds on alts, the shop here wants 200.... They give you one thats done already and take yours, without a core it's 250... I tried to play the game and say: I only want fixed what is wrong....the response I got was, there...
  5. 4bogginchevys

    4WD light, wont stay off

    just hooked up the 4wd light in the 1008, it has been unhooked since I got it because of a broken clip at the transfercase plug. When you put it in 2wd the light goes out for a few seconds and then comes back on....if you smack it in to 2wd a few times it will go out again, but then comes back...
  6. 4bogginchevys

    Another one bites the dust

    Went out scoutin' for mud boggin to a place where we usually go and the 1008 needed a tow home..... Didn't really do serious 4-wheelin', just puttin around trying to stay out of the ruts, it's very muddy in the hills right now. Most of the places we drove around at had just 2 deep tracks to...
  7. 4bogginchevys

    Problem?

    I was curious why the volt meter was riding a little high recently so this mornin' I checked output of the alt while the truck was warming up...on high idle. Driver alt was 15.0 flat...Pass alt was 14.9...for 29.9 total. The meter only lowers out of the red (toward correct voltage mark) when I...
  8. 4bogginchevys

    Anyone done this swap recently...few questions

    First off I am going to sell the 6.2 Getting a 1987 TBI setup off my buddies 1987 suburban 454(he's keeping engine) Getting a 1992 454 off of TBI van minus that TBI setup..... I will put the TBI from suburban on 1992 block and that will go in to 84' 1008 The wire harness from the suburban is...
  9. 4bogginchevys

    Price of a 1008, how much is too much

    I went to spokane yesterday (30 miles) to see if this guy running a small parts shop/junkyard had some hub housings for a D60. Weaving my way thru the cars to get to the front door I notice a 1008. He says he just got back from seattle area the week prior with 2 of them and they were for sale...
  10. 4bogginchevys

    Not a CUCV question....

    I am looking for an alternative 3/4 ton hub to run on my civvy truck. It is an external hub (6 3/8 bolts for attachment). Warn makes one, milemarker, and super winch....could not find the dynatrac hubs I have heard about. I am not impressed with these hubs and just got to thinking that someone...
  11. 4bogginchevys

    Diff drain plug

    Thought I would share some info.....I've been wanting to get a set of diff covers for the 1008 that had drain plugs in them. After checking out a few options I concluded that thier a little wimpy compared to the heavy duty ones that the truck comes with. After getting a P/A (12.00) for a simple...
  12. 4bogginchevys

    Reman engine

    I was workin' on the truck, fuel filter, snoop around, mark balancer for reference later, and check on squeeling belts...first off the belt that loops crank pulley steering pump and alt 1 was really loose, oh what fun it was to tighten that....while I was loosening one of the many bolts to allow...
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    search function

    I just spent 40 minutes typing different phrases/key words and reading what came back...still no mention of what i'm specifically looking for. I was trying to double check what i've read on the correct way to bleed air out of fuel system when filter is changed (not spin style), the first time I...
  14. 4bogginchevys

    Looking for cumminis part for 6.2

    Well last night I had to move tools to the 1008 to get ready for work today.....I went out this morning and the glow plug relay will only kick for about 5-6 and then goes dead....batts seem good. As I played the game pushing the button for what glow time I could get, and trying to start...
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    Tow bar designs

    I am looking for some pics of tow bars that you guys have. They can be military issue or custom. I looked around and found the one niferous did(well done) and a couple others and am still looking for more ideas. I like the one rally rebel showed in his pics of recent misfortune (condelances)...
  16. 4bogginchevys

    Battery hook-up

    is it ok to charge both batts by hooking a single 12v charger/jump box to the neg on batt 1 and the neg on batt 2(positive)...will it work to slowly jump start a truck if nato slave is not available......bad batt thread inspired this question and I need to know because I do not have slave/or...
  17. 4bogginchevys

    Blackout Lights

    Does anyone know if I can buy new lenses for my B.O. lights, and where I might get them? When I bought my 1008 I noticed that someone didn't bother to tape them off when they painted the truck flat black. I tried all sorts of chemicals to get the paint off without melting the plastic....nothing...
  18. 4bogginchevys

    Brake light below fuel guage says I have a problem....

    I'm curious if anyone has had a similar issue, the brake indicator light below the fuel guage started blinking tonight when I was backing into my driveway. It blinks when I hit the brakes, staying on sometimes until I pump the brakes a little, it will stay off for a few more pumps and then come...
  19. 4bogginchevys

    Injection pump......

    I pulled an injection pump off of a 83 6.2 civy blazer at the local junkyard. Never having done this I was in for a bit of a surprise how time consuming it was going to be. when I started it was complete as if the truck had just left the road, probably why it took an hour and a half to get it...
  20. 4bogginchevys

    flashing dummie lights?

    when I use the snow plow controls on my 1008 the gen 1/2 lights flash, and when I put the heater on full blast the gen 1 light comes on dim........I have the correct 100 amp alts in both locations and they are only a couple months old. Are the lights flashing to indicate a load/ an over draw of...
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