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    Washington M1009 (re)build thread

    If I do any more freeway driving with it like this I’ll have to invest in a pair of “brown” pants
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    Washington M1009 (re)build thread

    Ok, had a trusted mechanic look it over (formerly kept the CUCVs at Camp Pendleton running). The most immediate list is: - Two leaking injectors - Leaking output shaft - Steering gear box (the loose steering) - Lower radiator hose (the coolant leak) - Water pump (more coolant leak) - Fan clutch...
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    Washington M1009 (re)build thread

    Well, it runs. Drove it for two hours to get it back to a home base. Steering is really loose, it's loud and there is some coolant leakage. Floor pans are rusted (apparently typical). Taking it to a trusted mechanic next week to get an assessment and then decide where to go next (and how much to...
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    Washington M1009 (re)build thread

    First up was sandblasting the wheels and then black powder coat before replacing tires (BFG All Terrain T/A 33x10.5r15) since 35 year old rubber wasn't safe
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    Washington M1009 (re)build thread

    Hi Everyone, As I mentioned in another thread, I've been a lurker but finally purchased an M1009. It was suggested (and a really good idea too) that I should start a thread and post pictures along the way to document the transformation. Thank you to all who have gone before to clear the path and...
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