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    M715 Front disc brake conversion

    I have several hotrod M715s. The weakest link on these trucks is the brakes. At one time, a disc brake conversion was sold by helitool, uglytruckling. Every time I tried to buy the kit, he was completely unresponsive. I have not found anyone else that has this conversion kit for sale. So, at...
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    725 needs

    Has anybody got a 725 ambulance body for parts? I am trying to complete my restoration before the Iola military show next month. If you know of somebody that has one, please put me in contact with them. I have listed the specific pieces under "parts wanted". Appreciate any help. Thanks! Tom...
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    35A3 rims

    I just posted a set of Super Single rims in the classifieds. I prefer to sell them to one of you guys instead of ebaying them.
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    6.2 GMC Engine swap

    Several people have asked if there are any specific problems with slamming a 6.2 diesel engine & trans in a GMC M series 6x6. The original 302 engine was governed at 3600 rpms giving the truck a top speed of 61 mph on 1100x20s. A 6.2 engine with the 400 turbo trans as fitted to a CUCV would be...
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    Racing Jimmies

    In Wisconsin we have long winters & good beer, so we have a tendency to come up with some, uh, let's say unusual ideas. Those of you that know me, understand I have a thing for M series GMCs. Well, we're having a party on July 18th and needed something different to do. We now have 3 race...
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    Summer Upper Midwest MV Party!!

    Everyone is invited! It's an all day party, July 18th, hosted by Red Arrow MVPA and Tom Zat & crew at Alfa Heaven, Inc. Starting apprx 9:00am: Shop tours, Tech Sessions, Museum tours. Lunch Break. 12:30pm Duece & a half racing. We supply truck and track. (see picture). 6:00pm Pot luck...
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    10 ton tires

    Hey guys, I just posted 6 1400-24s with tubes & flaps under classified parts. If you need some, take a look.
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    North to Alaska

    Jan and Roy, pickin' up their XM211 from Tom in Aniwa, Wisconsin headin' out to Arctic Circle Hot Springs, Alaska.
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    Door Latch Repair

    I just posted a door latch repair article under early deuce, (GMC).
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    Door Latch Repair

    I just posted a door latch repair article under early deuce (GMC).
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    Door Latch Repair

    I just posted how to repair the door latch under early deuce. (GMC)
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    M Series Door Latch Repair

    The following information is how to repair the common failure of the door latch mechanism used on M series 2 1/2 , 5 & 10 ton trucks is also applicable to M37 Dodge. We get many calls for door latches due to internal failure causing the outside handle not to function. The left latch is...
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    M Series Door Latch Repair

    The following information is how to repair the common failure of the door latch mechanism used on M series 2 1/2 , 5 & 10 ton trucks is also applicable to M37 Dodge. We get many calls for door latches due to internal failure causing the outside handle not to function. The left latch is...
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    M Series Door Latch Repair

    The following information is how to repair the common failure of the door latch mechanism used on M series 2 1/2 , 5 & 10 ton trucks is also applicable to M37 Dodge. We get many calls for door latches due to internal failure causing the outside handle not to function. The left latch is...
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    Summer MV Party

    Hosted by Alfa Heaven and Red Arrow MVPA. Saturday, July 18th 9:00 a.m. - ? at Alfa Heaven, Aniwa Wisconsin. Museum tours - Garage tour - Tech sessions - 6x6 Racing Pot Luck Dinner - Free Beer - Camping on grounds More info at website: Alfa Heaven Inc. or phone 715-449-2141...
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    10 ton tires

    Hey guys, I just posted a set of 11 1400-24ND tires mounted on 10 ton rims in the classifieds. They are not perfect but highly usable. I can band them to pallets & arrange shipping. Thanks for looking!
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    20 plus mpg 715

    I have built many v8 715 trucks over the years. my personal truck has a 400 plus hp small block, 4 speed, 900-20,disc pb, ps, and dumps. Goes like H, at 6 mpg. So the future of fuel prices means i have to do something. After much thought, and beer, i decided to repower one of my other trucks...
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    E85 fuel

    E85 fuel is at the local gas station for 80c a gallon less than regular. We have had ethanel blend fuel here for several years. The old dodge had issues with old rubber parts failing when we switched to corn, i.e. fuel hoses,fuel pump, accelorator pump. after that she desided that ethenal is ok...
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    tires and transfers

    I am looking for a set of 1100r16 tires. I need them for a 6.2 powered 715. Do any of you m37 guys know where to find some? Also, i was told that a 715 transfer case is the same as a 37, exsept for the yokes. If so i have two that came out of my trucks. They are in good working cond, and i would...
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    baby needs tires

    I just finished putting a 6.2 with a 700r4 trany from a 4x4 chev in my 715. I need a set uf 1100r16 michy tires. Does anyone know where to buy some?
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