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    Rookie brake question

    Got it straightened out. Disconnected all hard lines to the front. Sprayed brake cleaner through all, the lots of nasty came out, even though upon bleadin was all clean and purple Compressed are to dry, did it twice. Calipers release nice now. But a wheel bearing job is coming, I ran it...
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    Rookie brake question

    It is an aftermarket unit machined out of solid brass, was not cheap at all. I will have to find the url for the company that made it. However I only replaced it while trying to fix this issue, I figured it could have a blockage that was not allowing the breaks to fully retract. It does have...
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    Rookie brake question

    Yep, they have been replaced and repacked, spin freely with no brake caliper.
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    Rookie brake question

    it is the 1009 (K5) I have replaced the booster, master cylinder, valve on cross member, flexible lines, calipers (and rebuilt the replacement calipers) They slide great, (installed without pads to test) if I crack the bleeder valve it oozes fluid, so I am thinking it is holding just enough...
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    Rookie brake question

    I have been beating my head on the wall with the front brakes. Sanity check please. Is it the front circuit on the master cylinder that is supposed to have the small line and go to the front brakes? it has the larger reservoir as well? Thanks. Been messing with them for months to get them...
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    Gov lock is going

    Ok, took the cover off the diff this morning, found a gear tooth on the magnet. Inspection shows the ring and pinion in good shape, but the idler gears have a few teeth damaged. CUCVRUS, whats the pricetag on one of those crate rear end?
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    Gov lock is going

    I am gonna try and see if there is a way to remove that centrifugal lock, if not, my sister is in liverpool.....
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    Gov lock is going

    My M1009 rear is locking up pretty much all the time now. just hand spinning the drum with the wheels of causes it to try and lock, pulling into parking spots and its locked up. Is it possible to remove the locker portion and just leave it an open diff? Or and I about to spend large amounts...
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    Towing with M1009

    I put 33 inch tires on mine, 900 pounds in the bed, and towed a 2005 Huyndai to Memphis from San Diego. slow going with the gearing, but she handled great.
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    Interesting glow plug controller card failure.

    Yep, Diode didn't take care of the problem. new card it is....
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    Interesting glow plug controller card failure.

    I am having card issues to. All wires test as they should, wait light works as it should, but blue wire never gets ground. Gonna pull Z4 and test it, otherwise I will be buying a card as well....
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    M1009 Engine woes

    That's a possibility. Run a compression test. Also if you cracked the fuel lines, should have gotten more than a dribble of fuel.
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    Gen 1 is killing me.

    Got it sorted. Didn't think to check the bulb as I was getting SOME voltage on the brown wire. But figured I would check it, swapped with 4wd light, and bingo...
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    Gen 1 is killing me.

    SoI have no gen 1 light. Pulled the plug on gen 1 (drivers side) red is 12, brown is zero with ignition off. 8v with ignition on... When the engine is running the gauge shows lower than normal, but as the revs go up it moves to normal. Battery 1, (front) shows 13.2 v with key off, same...
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    oil leak

    I pulled the oil filter, the matting surface is good, I put on another and it the same. I start it and look and it looks like it is seeping from the filter. I see the pan gasket right next to it, but that is not pressurized and the oil level should not be that high anyway. I am going to have...
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    oil leak

    recently replaced the oil cooler lines and did an oil and filter change. I know have a monster oil leak. As in 2 quarts over 50 miles and can see the trail of oil on the road monster leak. Crawl under and it appears to be at the oil filter/engine block mating surface. Replaced oil filter and...
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    What have you done to your CUCV today/lately - Part 2

    Drove it. Changed the oil.
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    M1009 towing capacity question

    I put a hitch on mine, and new shocks and bushings (and a trans cooler). Towed a 2001 Hyundai Elantra with 150 pounds in it trunk, along with 1000 pounds in the back of the 1009, made the trip from Fresno CA to San Diego, then on to Memphis TN along the 10. The hills were painfully slow...
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    What have you done to your CUCV today/lately - Part 2

    Drove it to work. It has been neglected the last week or so, it is hard to drive it when it is 100 out, and there is a Harley parked next to it...
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    CUCVs on base. How many left?

    Theres one in the parking lot outside here on NSA Midsouth in Millington TN. But it is mine. I have not ever listed it, but 15,000 and it is yours... lol
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