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    Yes. We need to rebuild one for a spare or find a GPW.
    '52 M220 W/W hardtop, heater -Camper Conversion
    '52 XM211 W/W hardtop, heater
    '07 M105A3
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    1966 Chevrolet Biscayne Staff Car -sold
    M105A2 -Utility Trailer Conversion -sold
    '52 M38A1C -sold

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    Transmission ready to be put back together Monday.
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    1951 Reo M48 Deuce Tractor
    1962 Dodge M37B1 w/w
    1951 Willys M38

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    Looking good!
    I remember the first time I tried to reassemble one of those. Fought and fought with the roller bearings. Never thought it would ever go back together. An old mechanic told me to use wheel bearing grease to hold the rollers in place.
    '52 M220 W/W hardtop, heater -Camper Conversion
    '52 XM211 W/W hardtop, heater
    '07 M105A3
    TR-3 Bird Banger
    1966 Chevrolet Biscayne Staff Car -sold
    M105A2 -Utility Trailer Conversion -sold
    '52 M38A1C -sold

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    Transmission complete!
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    1951 Reo M48 Deuce Tractor
    1962 Dodge M37B1 w/w
    1951 Willys M38

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    Today a buddy brought in his steam cleaner (hotsey). I did the engine compartment, underneath, transfer case and bell housing. I had a spot of mud on the side so I blasted it off and voila-it removed all layers of paint down to the original one. So I did the whole tub!
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    1951 Reo M48 Deuce Tractor
    1962 Dodge M37B1 w/w
    1951 Willys M38

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    Quote Originally Posted by hndrsonj View Post
    Today a buddy brought in his steam cleaner (hotsey). I did the engine compartment, underneath, transfer case and bell housing. I had a spot of mud on the side so I blasted it off and voila-it removed all layers of paint down to the original one. So I did the whole tub!
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    I need one of those machines... we used one to clean our helicopters up in Iceland.
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    Ready to go in.
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    1951 Reo M48 Deuce Tractor
    1962 Dodge M37B1 w/w
    1951 Willys M38

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    Today I decided the wiring is trashed and will be replaced. Also decided body is coming off.....
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    1951 Reo M48 Deuce Tractor
    1962 Dodge M37B1 w/w
    1951 Willys M38

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    Quote Originally Posted by hndrsonj View Post
    Today I decided the wiring is trashed and will be replaced. Also decided body is coming off.....
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    Looks like the mess on my M37!
    3 each M35A2's 2 WO/W, 1 W/W:
    1972 M35A2 WO/W “Toys For Tots”, aka “Armadillo”
    1972 M35A2 WO/W “Tribute to Lt Col Ken Bourland”, aka “Warthog”
    1970 M35A2 W/W “War Wagon”, Vietnam War Gun Truck Tribute
    1 each M59 gasser dump truck
    2 each M211's 1 W/W, 1WO/W
    1 each M52A2 tractor
    1 each M1009
    1 each M37, with Dodge poly 318, hydraulic clutch
    1 each G506 Fire truck “Sparky”
    USMC/USAF

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffhuey1n View Post
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    Looks like the mess on my M37!
    I quit counting at 30 cut wires.
    1951 Reo M48 Deuce Tractor
    1962 Dodge M37B1 w/w
    1951 Willys M38

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