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  1. coachgeo

    hydraulic pump repair kit..... alternative thread?

    well unfortunately....... so much is better with this new format....... but the search engine still sucks. there was a thread where there was discussion on an alternative air/hydraulic pump rebuild kit (least that is what my memory seems to recall) that contained more parts then the standard...
  2. coachgeo

    INSURANCE OH MY (new forum for discussion insurance woes/successes)

    just letting ya'll know this once poo pooed / no discussion allowed thing .. is now a separate forum divided by states via topic titles https://www.steelsoldiers.com/forums/insurance.169/
  3. coachgeo

    US & Canada - FMTV ... Are you losing your rights to use your truck as hoped? link to politics discussion on these issue

    No discussing this here..... just letting ya'll know who do not venture from this forum much.... there is an issue and below are links to where it is being discussed CA- no rv titles? https://www.steelsoldiers.com/threads/lmtv-registration-in-california-buyers-beware.189833/ canada- no...
  4. coachgeo

    Ladder Stowage M1078

    Maybe I have just purchased the wrong ladder???. while it fits everything...... be it for boarding or stowage.... as shown in manual... there is actually no pin hole in ladder to hold it in position with the pin provided when stowed. Original thought was the pin must go in front of ladder when...
  5. coachgeo

    TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) ... question on temps to set for tire temperature alarms Hi and Lo

    TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) experimenting with the one i purchased while back. Just getting around to putting it on. Have it sorta installed. One thing it can monitor with its *external sensor(s) is temperature of tire... You can set it to warn you when it gets to a high "x degree...
  6. coachgeo

    Good Neg. in the cab is where?

    where is good place on power distribution panel (PDP) or elsewhere in cab to tie to negative an item that is wired with a negative or an aux. fuse panel (aka not negative case grounded device). Know there is the 12v and 24v studs in PDP one can use to create an aux. fuse panel or wire a device...
  7. coachgeo

    Ibis Tek search light control box whole or parts

    seeking to put together a control box for 4 Ibis tek HID/IR searchlights with pan/tilt. example of one of the boxes out there.
  8. coachgeo

    Question for Moderator and members about frozen insurance thread

    It's been closed topic for five years now... Is it not probable things in insurance world have changed enough since it was last allowed; that it is warranted to open that discussion for a year or less? I've no questions myself but am not a Newbe on this topic like new truck owners are. Just...
  9. coachgeo

    GPM's needed for M1083 15,000lb winch???

    M1083?? 15,000lb winch ... how many GPM ya'll think it will need to run well? If can't find electric motor to replace hydraulic motor... will have to go to electric hydraulic. want electric so can use it if truck is on its side. It is either that or find a way to make my apu swing back to...
  10. coachgeo

    LIST of MV and Expedition friendly camping spots..... free or low cost for when heading toward your main destination

    Another thread discussing the issue of our type of trucks finding camp spots soooo.... here is to start off a solution. Post what you have to offer and generally where you are. If you know of campgrounds that are welcoming to MV's then please list this too. PS. Please keep this as just a...
  11. coachgeo

    Solar Pulse desulfator like Pulsetech but also with tender/charger for 24v.... a parts list for less than 100 bucks

    No am not selling anything nor intend to.... this is a discussion does this list of parts look right? Am I missing something.... misunderstanding something? Seems many of the military pulstech solar units ONLY helps avoid sulfation from building on battery plates and does NOT keep batts...
  12. coachgeo

    Repurpose removed air dryer?

    was just reading a thread about PRE-airing up trucks ... where it was mentioned to do this ONLY with dry air from your home compressor. Am aware that when vehicle painting you want dry air too, same for tools etc..... could one repurpose their old style truck air dryer they removed/replaced...
  13. coachgeo

    no more pictures?

    did something change? can't post pics anymore unless they are hosted someplace else?
  14. coachgeo

    Hardcover 4 M1078 bed transport from Winston Salem NC 27107 to Dayton OH

    Hard cover M1078 bed. Presently locked in popped up position but could be lowered and strapped down into lowered position. PM me Winston Salem NC 27107 to Dayton OH 45066 area
  15. coachgeo

    Hydraulic cylinder rebuilding (spare, cab etc)

    just came across this. Previous post had mentioned that our cylinders may actually be rebuilding unlike previously assumed cause folk figured ends were welded. Poster mentioned we may be mistaken and that with a clean we may find one end is...... well like the one in below video. Running off...
  16. coachgeo

    Sealant for cab air ride sleeve/bags

    Interesting reads https://landroverforums.com/forum/discovery-ii-18/how-fix-leaking-air-bags-%245-27719/ https://www.audizine.com/forum/showthread.php/568470-Green-slime-tire-sealant-in-air-suspension-repair-success!
  17. coachgeo

    Is there a sketchup M1079 box out there

    before I try with no knowledge yet to do a M1079 sketchup of the box..... has anyone got out out there to use? I did search first.. maybe I missed it?
  18. coachgeo

    Winch off FMTV in Santa Clarita CA to Dayton OH

    just the winch and it's cradle on a pallet to a business.... forklift on both ends. Winch may not even work thus not in any hurry beyond respecting sellers space.
  19. coachgeo

    May your Christmas be WRENCHING

    hope you enjoy this Wrench...dition of a Christmas classic
  20. coachgeo

    Hard key....... Keypad?

    on the 1079 (build 1994 but not left factory in TX till 1997*) the transmission keypad does NOT have the rubberish/siliconish key covers... just solid key buttons. Is this an older keypad or a newer keypad? It is a wtechII *not sure if the later distribution trucks got updated to something...
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