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  1. Dunkeye11

    Napa 6tl batteries

    Been running the Napa 6TLs for a few months they work great! No issues starting after weeks of sitting can’t say the same for my Tj that has killed its optima during the virus since I drove the deuce to work!
  2. Dunkeye11

    Alternative radio mount solutions for m35a2

    That could work well they are all aluminum I think You would have to shrink it because most are wide enough to fit an Rt524 and the r442
  3. Dunkeye11

    Alternative radio mount solutions for m35a2

    Yea I was just changing over to a VRC12 series radio in mine selling the sincgars and I think the 524 might overheat on the floor of the deuce I’m gonna put my 77 there instead
  4. Dunkeye11

    Alternative radio mount solutions for m35a2

    So I have seen some verticlly mounted radio solutions you could try that and test how well the 524 works like that but might get dirt in its little fan a PRC77 does have a vertical mount I have seen but it’s non powered
  5. Dunkeye11

    Almost bought a truck today

    Got a link to the truck? I have a Freind looking for an older NA truck for Vietnam reenactment
  6. Dunkeye11

    rear axle backing plate replacement?

    I have one wheel of my deuce held together with bolts and star washers it shouldn’t be any difference you can drill them out and replace it I assume....
  7. Dunkeye11

    53? Studebaker truck Rebuilt into multifuel

    Mine is just like that wiper motor and switch centered works well the washer was never hooked up though thinking about doing that also realized I have round turn signal guards with composite lights vs square ones idk how common that is.
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    53? Studebaker truck Rebuilt into multifuel

    Mine also has the upgraded drivers seat. Here is the dash setup i don’t believe the military added it but it has a well installed electric wiper setup
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    53? Studebaker truck Rebuilt into multifuel

    Yea I have so far seen a lot of different things in my truck my headlights had the old metal connectors that I just tossed away they were falling to bits and squirels ate though them My two rear axles are both different generations the intermediate axle has bolts holding the brake backing plate...
  10. Dunkeye11

    53? Studebaker truck Rebuilt into multifuel

    That’s what I figured I doubt the army would ever change the data plate would anyone be able to give a year of production off that number?
  11. Dunkeye11

    53? Studebaker truck Rebuilt into multifuel

    Had my deuce for over a year it’s been a pretty dependable truck when I drove it been redoing the hubs and finding some aweful things from the previous owners “work” but also finally saw the frame serial number and it didn’t match my data plate. I was told by the kid I bought it from the the...
  12. Dunkeye11

    What did you do to your deuce this week?

    Bought some wheel cylinder rebuild kits from Napa PN(45) apparently the last 3 in the system they have the nice strong spring and rebuilt 2 of the wheel cylinders I just removed
  13. Dunkeye11

    blackout lighting?

    Those clip on attachments for an IR filter are a lot more of an eastern bloc concept as there night vision systems and goggles on there tanks were mostly weak active systems for a while. See those odd soviet bloc tanker helmets with duel tube night vision goggles. They are very weak...
  14. Dunkeye11

    M35A2 wiring troubleshooting

    Moth balls and chicken wire now.... after just one night the squirrels built another nest atop the engine
  15. Dunkeye11

    M35A2 wiring troubleshooting

    Pulled the one out of my M151 to swap in to see if that works. Going to try and get my 2 dead ones rebuilt locally if anyone even does that anymore
  16. Dunkeye11

    M35A2 wiring troubleshooting

    With the ohmmeter I believe I have tracked the fault down to the alternators rectifier I’m assuming it fried during the attempt to hook up improperly but even then why would it be giving such feedback? Also squirrels just ate all my headlight wires this week......
  17. Dunkeye11

    M35A2 wiring troubleshooting

    Would me connecting the batteries improperly the first time have caused any failures to the system? They were in series correctly but we hooked the positive terminal to the vehicles negative cable and then attempted to attached the positive cable and it arced so we stopped
  18. Dunkeye11

    M35A2 wiring troubleshooting

    Arced when connecting negative cable it had issues with a loose terminal arcing on start before I put a screw in to tighten it to get home and replace the clamps and batteries
  19. Dunkeye11

    M35A2 wiring troubleshooting

    It isn’t in amazing shape but from the ohmmeter it isn’t shorting
  20. Dunkeye11

    M35A2 wiring troubleshooting

    Upon installing my new 6TL batteries to replace my value power ones! I’m getting a short on the main positive power cable and it almost melted a new terminal off...... It’s the one that connects to the front harness. I started disconnecting things and testing it for resistance. I’m sure others...
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