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    M37 Cargo Bow Questions

    Greetings I have not been on SS since I sold my M1009 and M101A2. Previously I owned a '62 M37B1 w/winch and had slowly collected some parts for it. Sadly the M37 was totally destroyed in a building fire. The only MV I have left is an M416. During a recent relocation a lot of M37 parts came...
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    M1009 Transmission & Trans Case Vent Lines

    Whereabouts should I be looking for the outlet/discharge ends of M1009 vent lines for the transmission and transfer case? This info is not in any of the TMs so far as I can see. Thanks Jim
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    Fan Clutch Troubleshooting

    Last winter the M1009 cab did not warm up too well. This winter it was worse. I could drive the 30 miles to town at 55 MPH in 25 degree weather and the radiator and hoses were barely warm. Replaced the thermostat with the correct 195 deg hockey puck and that made a very small difference but...
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    Douglas to Packard Connector Fit?

    Question: if the metal shells on Douglas connectors are removed, will Douglas and Packard connectors.....connect? I do not have any Douglas stuff on hand to test. Asking because I may end up buying a trailer harness with Douglas and the intervehicular cable has Packard. Thanks Jim
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    Coleman 544000 Genset

    This is not a military genset so delete the thread if it causes heartburn. I made an impulse buy of a Coleman Series 54, Model 544000 4kW genset. Local seller, had it wrapped up in a tarp, uncovered it, poured in some gas and it started on the second pull and would run a light and power saw...
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    M1009 Cab Roof Question

    Want to install an APC dome light in the M1009. Dome light hole spacing is too wide for it to fit directly to the deep section of the ceiling between the sheet metal cab roof and the fiberglass rear roof. Looks like I will install it more in the center of the cab ceiling. Question: The...
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    Inventory List: Pioneer Tool Trailer

    My Pioneer Tool Trailer was transferred from the feds to a county govt. The county removed the box and used the frame. I bought the box. There were no tools or genset in the box. It did contain a seven page document titled: COMPONENT SUB-HAND RECEIPT TOOL OUTFIT, PIONEER, PORTABLE ELECTRIC...
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    Pioneer Tool Trailer Questions

    I have a pioneer tool trailer. It is the longer version mounted on an M101A1 chassis. There are a pair of brackets in the rear on either side of the genset location. Looks like these would have held spools for electrical cords. Anyone know the part numbers for these spools (or have pictures...
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    M-939 Or HMMWV Seats In M-1009?

    Has anyone retrofitted an M-1009 with the driver's seat from the M-939 (part number 2540015329633)? Is it an air ride unit? Same for HMMWV seats (part number 57K0290). Looking for something which would not require fabricating a base. Regards Jim
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    M101 Inertia Brake Questions

    Have an M101A2 with the inertia (surge) brake system. Is use it for camping and light (500 lb) hauling towed with an M1009. Question: When properly maintained is the inertia brake system reliable and durable? Reading thru the various threads here I get the impression this system is...
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    AB-558 Antenna Base

    What type of coax connector does the AB-558 antenna base have? Poked around google and here but came up with an empty sack. Thanks Jim
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    Engine oil in CDR valve?

    Decided to clean the CDR valve on my M1009. Removed the oil fill tube to CDR hose at the CDR end and some oil ran out of the hose. There was oil in the CDR valve itself. Probably a shot glass full total. How does oil get all the way up there? (I have a bad feeling about this). Other...
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    Water Pump Housing Plug

    The 6.2L water pump housing has what looks to be a pipe plug installed in it at about the 10:00 oclock position as viewed from the front of the vehicle. Anyone know the purpose of this port, and if so is it on the supply or the return side of the pump? Thanks Jim
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    FS-595 Sage Green?

    In the 60's and 70's Air Force flight suits, parachute packs/harness and other items were commonly "sage green" in color (blue/gray/green like sagebrush). Don't know this color was used for vehicles or aircraft. Is there a Fed Std 595 code for "sage green"? Regards Jim
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    TATRA / Navistar Joint Venture

    DATE: Sept. 22, 2009 SOURCE: TATRA, a. s. TATRA and Global Truck Producer NAVISTAR Defense Join Forces TATRA, a.s., the heavy-duty truck manufacturer located in Koprivnice, Czech Republic, today announced the signing of an agreement with global military truck producer, Navistar Defense...
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    QUESTION: 6.2L Fuel Filter Base O-Rings

    I want to replace the o-rings on the vent plug and drain plug on my 6.2L filter base (reference -20 TM, Sect. 3-17, item #5). Searching here found several references to replacing these but no mention of the correct size. I spent the last few years at CAT working o-ring problems. I ain't right...
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    6.2L Starter Fastener Size Questions

    My M1009 will not crank. I've done the troubleshooting and determined everything on the cabin side of the firewall is OK. I replaced the solenoid under the dash as insurance. and will do doghead's upgrade ASAP. I intended to replace the starter with a new gear drive unit on general principles...
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    What Model is This?

    Looks like a 1/4 ton flat bed along the lines of the M116. Can't read the data plate in the photos. Regards Jim
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    Questions re: Replacement Track Pads

    I've just retired after 30 years in the business of engineering and manufacturing rubber components. I'm looking for something to do. I like MV's and I like working with rubber. Replacement track pads would be right up my alley. Questions: (1) Are replacement track pads for the commonly...
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    Strong Vibration With Hubs Locked

    Got a chance to try the new M1009 in 4WD thanks to the ice and snow packed roads. With the hubs locked and in 4-high there is a strong vibration thru the steering wheel and dashboard at 20 to 25 mph. Its shaking hard and I did not go any faster. I left the hubs locked and put it in 2-high...
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