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    Can NOT find a M135 truck for sale anywhere!

    I'll PM him. It's am XM211, would need a tire swap to become an M135 BDGR
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    Can NOT find a M135 truck for sale anywhere!

    I have been watching idly and agree there have been few if any advertised. CUCVFAN had one in rough but reasonable shape, over in Baltimore listed a long time that never seemed to sell. He may yet have it. BDGR
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    LED tail lights on the cheap

    As I recall, the lower lamps are for blackout and backup lights. They should NOT be painted over, though you will likely never use blackout lights. BDGR
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    HMMWV WONT STAY IN LOW GEAR

    The L versus H or HL is part of the transfer case. Could be several things, but the easiest (and most hoped for) is that the linkage is misaligned. Get under there and inspect the t-case linkage and get some pictures of the shifter as well. Since it has a 700R it has had shift linkage...
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    What have you done to your HMMWV today/lately

    I replaced my pads without removing the half shaft, but it was TEDIOUS and a lot of hassle. Removing the half shaft just means you can drop the rotor out of the way and reach things a little easier. It is possible, and since we're hobbyists and our time is worthless, it's not essential to rip...
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    I have no idea why...

    Nice chain. There is one near my house in Woodbridge. Haven't been in a while. Should go again, in the HMMWV of course. BDGR
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    Got my truck

    Check it by smell, it' could simply be off-road diesel fuel which is dyed red. Congratulations! BDGR
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    Replacing Fan M998

    Yup that's the best way. Hope it finished up well then? BDGR
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    Soft Doors Safe On a Humvee

    HMMWVs are not "secure" vehicles with respect to parking and storage unless you add something inside that locks and is well-mounted. Anything you leave laying inside the vehicle is fair game to someone "going shopping". Sort of like owning a convertible car, where anyone with a box cutter has...
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    What have you done to your HMMWV today/lately

    Any part numbers or other details to share? BDGR
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    Engine oil- Military or civilian?

    +1 And keep an eye on TSC sales, they sometimes have Valvoline 15W-40 at blowout prices. It's my #2 after Rotella. I have found good prices on Rotella at Advance Auto sales and WalMart.com, periodically. I also add a few lubricating additives, but don't want to derail your thread mentioning...
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    Members in Northern Virginia?

    I helped TheCaptain replace a water pump a few summers ago. Lesson learned: tedious or not, drain and remove the radiator stack. If you don’t you’re working with your fingertips next to sharp radiator fins and can barely reach the pump and fan bolts. You’ll need to make a fitting to pressurize...
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    700R4 transmission in a HMMWV

    Interesting. His listing made me think a "prepared" transmission arrived as part of the purchase price. For that amount of $$$ I'll work with a local company then. I have saved his listing still, since he says he can convert 3spd shifters readily. I wish he'd make a hundred... BDGR
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    Members in Northern Virginia?

    My new young wife! I'll still be working in Rosslyn, so I'll get my fill of all the old traffic plus new...
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    Members in Northern Virginia?

    Moving to Woodbridge first of the year or so. I'll reach out when things settle down perhaps. BDGR
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    What have you done to your HMMWV today/lately

    Doesn't look half bad! You need to stitch some tie-downs on now. I use straps and D rings on soft slant backs, those would be easy to stich on by hand with a Speedy Stitcher or similar tool. Bulldogger
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    M998 Electrical Woes

    Once you get it started, you should adjust the voltage regulator on the new alternator, it's in the TM and not hard. Just be careful, as you can easily slip with the screwdriver when removing the cover to access the port for the rheostat on the regulator. It's not good to run the truck...
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    Steel Soldiers migration 12/9/19

    When typing a Reply to a thread, it's hard to see where I've highlighted text for editing, such as correcting a typo. This may be my own monitor, but thought I'd mention it. This was not a problem last site version. Highlighting on normal posts is fine, it's just the reply window. The dark...
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    HMMWV 4-man Soft Top Slant Back

    Tan 1000D Cordura, Green 1000D Cordura and OD Green Ballistic Nylon (1500D) in stock. See the classifieds https://www.steelsoldiers.com/threads/soft-slant-back-kits-for-hmmwv-m998-are-back.192510/ Bulldogger
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    My first military vehicle

    Welcome! +1 on check all U joints and half shaft connections. The propellors (drive shafts) can also work fore and aft due to worn bushings/bearings, and that also could be it. Check the front propellor bearing too. It is bolted to the frame and provides lateral support for the reach from the...
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