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  1. rtk

    Davit crane mods for an M813 / A1 with 16.00R20s

    Very nice work !!! can't wait to se the finished product !!!
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    M42 duster

    I went on that tour also , there was some amazing stuff packed away in that warehouse !!!! I would have loved one the M38A1's with the rocket launcher !!!!
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    New to me m923a2 jack & jack stand recommendations?

    I think you should also get a wheel/tire jack , makes removing and installing that HEAVY tires much easier and safer , Harbor Freight has them , I got one of the CHICOM knock offs , works great . Save you back . Do you have equipment to move/pickup the tires and wheels once you get them off? A...
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    M1009 Little Red Riding Hood.

    Beautiful job Rick , you are a driven person , but the results say it all . Thanks for sharing
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    trapezoidal plate under the canister holder - M1009 / Chevrolet Blazer K5 Diesel

    Give Mike Morian a call he is the cucv parts guy . He is on FB . He is located outside the Boston area , He deals in vehicles and parts .
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    Question about rim nuts (not lug nuts) on 24 bolt even-spaced rims

    I believe they are " Lock Nuts" which are made to stay tight without a lock washer .
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    Found some cool pictures - M944A1 SEORTM

    Tom's other toy , The wife went for a ride in the LVT !!!
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    M35A3 - Opinions Wanted !

    When I found out what replacement wheel bearings cost for the CTIS , I removed the A3 setup and used A2 bearings , much cheaper , The electric wipers were a nice touch . The Cat engine and Alison trans were good but topped out at around 50MPH or so . Dual master was a big safety issue for me...
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    M35A3 - Opinions Wanted !

    Exactly !!! LOL , nice MV's , But they have issues . CTIS is FUBAR , tires are another issue .
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    New Member Pensacola, Florida (Born/Resident)

    Very nice , Welcome to the site ! Lots of good info here . Your 1028 looks pretty complete . Is it still 24 volt or did they do a hack job on the wiring ? There is a LOT of parts availability for the square bodies on line both NOS and repops Cucvrus is the man on CUCV's . He is a wealth of...
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    New Member from Albany, NY

    If your paperwork is good , NYDMV is pretty easy to register an MV , over 25 Y O and get Historic Plates and it's a deal . If you have any questions PM me I can help you thru it . You need an 82T reg/title application , current insurance , bill of sale document and of course your ownership...
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    New Member from Albany, NY

    welcome from Lockport NY!!!
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    Truck bought for parts, got it running, but…

    des Very good advice , save you time and money . I would get your MV up and running , do the services required as per the TM's and then do your upgrades and repairs as needed . Something else I have found with MV's , they are like Harley's they all leak a little oil here and there and if not...
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    New Gama Goat Owner. Help! How do I connect the cargo section???

    Looks like you have most of the major items , you need to remove that "TOW BAR" set up so you can see if anything has been cut/altered on the frame . Do you have all the hardware/pins etc. needed to reconnect ??? baby steps for sure .
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    Operation: Ethel. Kendelrios M37 (re)build thread

    Yup , I did the same thing with my winch , for exactly the same reason .
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    Could anyone help identify m37 parts I found?

    Wow that's different !! maybe a Artic kit of some kind ???? Looks like it could fit the cargo bed
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    M1008 Build

    I agree with Rick , do it right now, it is a lot easier with the engine out then leaning over a fender , JMO
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    Operation: Ethel. Kendelrios M37 (re)build thread

    VERY NICE JOB !!! it's like eating a elephant one bite at a time !!! LOL
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    Th400 transmission on a 6.2 k5 blazer m1009

    Yup , get it rebuilt , no reverse usually means low pressure in the trans , time for rebuild and as cucvrus said you only want to do the job once !!!
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