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Navy dude

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I can't wait to post something here. Unfortunately after several EUC follow ups over the course of 2 months and assurances that all was well I received an email that my EUC paperwork was blurry, must resubmit. So, I did and actually got feedback that it was good this time. Waiting commencing. Again.
 

Efituned

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I can't wait to post something here. Unfortunately after several EUC follow ups over the course of 2 months and assurances that all was well I received an email that my EUC paperwork was blurry, must resubmit. So, I did and actually got feedback that it was good this time. Waiting commencing. Again.
I am in the same boat. Was told that my paper work was submitted. Waited a month called again to find out it wasn't and that my address on my DL didn't match what I put down on the EUC.
 

JonM934

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GREAT NEWS! My EUC finally cleared and so I am preparing to go and get my truck. It is by Barstow CA and I called the yard and they seemed nice. The yard is open from 7am till 3pm and they said come anytime. I asked if I could take some time to work on the truck and they said that was fine but I still needed to leave at 3pm. I plan to drive it from Yermo to SLC by way of I-15 with my son driving a support vehicle. I feel a lot better after hearing about Elijah95's trip. I hope my trip goes as smooth!

Also, a big thanks to MAdams for the heater switch tip. My truck's heater is listed as not working so I hope it is just the switch. It is like 27 degrees here in Utah.

I made an appointment with CA DMV after hearing horror stories about waiting for hours. I need to get a trip permit. I really hope they do not need to look at the truck for a trip permit. The DMV office in Barstow is in a little strip mall and I am SURE the truck would take out a few cars with me driving it. It is just so big and I have never driven one before so, well, let's hope I don't need to drive it in that little parking lot.

I will be sure to post information and photos of all the stuff going on so whoever is next to pick up their truck can learn from my mistakes.
 

MAdams

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That's awesome! A few common issues I've seen so far with the trucks coming out of Barstow are:
1. The front hubs have water in them. See the videos I have posted.
2. The air dryer purge valve seems to stick open and drain air. This can be temporarily fixed with adding a small rubber washer stacked in top of the existing
3. They are almost all out of fuel. Plan on hitting the truck stop fuel station about 1/2 a mile East on Outer Highway Rd
4. Heater switch. The local O'reilys should have one. You'll need a small flat head screw driver to remove the push pin clips, then a 14mm socket to remove the nut on the switch.

The guys at the yard can be cool. If you go at noon they'll all be gone at lunch. Take your paperwork to the metal building and ring the bell. Do not go into the yard past the barbed wire fence. They get all pissy if you walk in.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJEvHDaweP8&t=12s

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This was AFTER my 1st drain/refill. The 1st time I drained it, pure water came out
 

JonM934

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I made it from Yermo to SLC. It was crazy! I got 5.7 MPG so not as good as Elijah95 but I think it is OK. We had a bunch of issues and so the last 23 hours we were up straight. BUT we did make it and the truck ran fine. My son, Jason, fixed the heater according to MAdams instructions and I AM VERY GLAD he did because once we got to Utah, it was rain, sleet, and snow. I will start a new thread about the trip.
 
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