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  1. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    Front axle you will be the next! 🥳 I am beginning to trust the trade again, there are still few that deliver what they promise.
  2. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    To much sources and TMs can also give a big confusion... :unsure: During assembling frame did i used the CUCV Parts and illustration catalogue and of course my own documentation by pictures and notes What was happen? I got a a picture for the front assemblies on the frame where it shows a...
  3. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    We are now starting to assemble the frame. The frame and all individual parts of the frame are protected with an epoxy primer from the marine construction (thanks to Rutjes for his helpful advice) After assembly, it is prepared for primer and painting "2K Black 383". We replace all nuts and...
  4. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    I may have expressed myself incorrectly and hope that i do better now. From a German manufacturer who has this tool in the offer, I expect a delivery capacity or better a note that currently delivery difficulties exist. It is not about the shipping time. My tool supplier was promised 2-3 days...
  5. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    A kingdom for a 1.5/16 nut...... In all of Germany neither online nor in the store available. I did not expect to find one in stock, but that there is no assured delivery time is really annoying. Even brands like Gedore and Hazet do not give a delivery promise. Now my local tool supplier is...
  6. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    Again proof that on the surface you can't see how deep the rust goes. The rust scars clearly show how strong the wear is ultimately. How good that pretty much everything on the truck is built particularly massive Rubber-Garbage This attachment sat under the radiator which had become...
  7. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    My wife can sleep peacefully again, the brake discs are down. One I could still solve with a hammer, the other I have very very very carefully cut down with the flex. Heat from a welding torch as an also common method I wanted to avoid. The universal joints are also gone after 35 years...
  8. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    Goal for today: Loosening the old brake discs from the wheel hub My wife say be as carefully you can, a new wheel hub will be expensive.... i am always careful, aren't i ... 😇 the simple usual measures to solve it do not work. Invasive measures are needed now. I may find some damage here that...
  9. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    Point 2 in the drawing you see at the dark stripes where they was placed
  10. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    Fortunately we have been able to sandblast all parts to have the best possible preparation. The frame is already primed with epoxy primer. All parts of the frame and the underbody will receive an 2K epoxy primer, the 2K Adhesion Primer and the 2K CARC Paint. Additional where necessary Cavity...
  11. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    I have already ordered new seals but i wanted to know if i can save them of garbage as the Professional painter had not covered them before painting aua how stupid can someone be in that case specially of his profession. Front Before cleaning, behind after cleaning - the condition of the seals...
  12. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    I have edited the title since the error processing is long history In the meantime, we are in the process of rebuilding. How much was actually defective or worn could not be seen from the outside at all. 10 years of Army service, then 8 years of daily driver and 15 years of storage took tribut...
  13. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    sounds good.Twice now in over 40 years I have had to change a tire on my own vehicle on the road... far more often I have helped other drivers. Therefore, I have also experienced various original jacks that were simply useless to put it nicely.
  14. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    I am really happy that i have access on sandblasting. Don`t want do that by wire brush 35 years old junk look all axle seals, bearings ... the complete wellness package
  15. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    My wife continues to hunt for missing parts. However, parts that were already missing before when handed over from the army: Original jack for example Meanwhile we know at least how it looks like and that they are sometimes still available. Are they any good? then we are willing to spend more...
  16. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    Thank you for your encouragement. We were faced with the decision to go all the way or not at all and decided on all the way... it costs work and money, but it's also not just any vehicle. Besides, I promised my wife when we put it in storage that one day it would be back on the road. We still...
  17. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    Was able to buy the sticker and have already taken care of the cab. not ready for paint as the lower frame of the back must got still a bit more care If anyone wonders if a stone chip protection coating makes sense.... I would say yes
  18. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    He is back again from sandblasting and still in one piece 😂 During the work on blasting we done new seals on the NP208 We have been able to do a lot of work during the vacation which is now over. From tomorrow we both have to go back to work - we can then relax at work, since our jobs are...
  19. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    i have an offer complete front and rear packages to germany with tax, fee and shipping of 1600 Euro. I am waiting for Richards offer on the same package
  20. PHOENIX-GER

    Rebuilding after 15 years of storage

    That is correct CUCVRUS. But I think about ours is no doubt that someone will use them again except they are very stupid. I parted myself very generously with the rusty screws, bolts and nuts. Not just by those with single use like locknuts. They gone all to scrap. If i am ready on the truck is...
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