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Then there's the classic MV look with the semi-gloss 24087 OD Green. For sure the interior and engine compartment will be 24087, but I'm torn with the exterior. I'm keeping the 24087 on the interior in keeping with the nostalgia more than anything else. I pondered doing forest green for the interior of the cab at least but I like the semi-gloss 24087.
Some things I thought about was the dark green with the small cramped interior. I'm not claustrophobic or anything but the cab is pretty cramped as it is. But thinking the semi-gloss may "open" up the interior a bit coupled with the big windshield before my eyes. Another thought was clean up in the tub. Being an enclosed tub, I can no longer simply hose out the cab like I do with my deuces and 5 tons. With the steering box before on the floor and the propensity for water going in the box, the semi-gloss will at least afford the ability to wipe the interior down somewhat.
The slave set was an option, for some reason. That long end goes to positive on the terminal board under the radiator. The short goes on one of the four mounting bolts fore the plug itself.For some reason, my Goat didn't come with a Slave Plug in the bow. I've been perusing my favorite parts place for the past few weeks looking for a 2 prong plug with the correct cable length. This afternoon I finally stumbled upon one that looks like will work. The kit didn't have a part number or NSN number on the title or description. I just kind of stumbled upon it by accident. When I see a Gama Goat part listed on a popular auction site, I will typically go in to see what else they may be selling. I always hope to find parts made of unobtanium. Though this part is not exactly rare, it checks another part off the WANT LIST. As mentioned earlier, when you see something you need you better jump on it as it may not be there when you need it. Due to this, I have taking my allocated "NEED to have" funds and putting them on my "WANT to have" list. Oh well, I'm in no hurry to get this project completed as I want to take my time and do things right. However, come spring it'll be another story. I picked up the Slave Cable Plug for $65+$13.65 shipping. It states the long wire is 154" long and the short is 6" long. I opted for the older two pronger due to keeping the Goat in it's original configuration. It's the purist in me coming out.
I also secured a very hard to find Technical Manual going over radio install for the M561. The TM11-2300-372-14-5 should be here in a few days. I've got most of the VIC-1 components and most of the VRC-12 gear either in my garage or enroute. Just need to work on the little things and get some questions answered about install. I'm hoping this reference ought to help out. I picked this manual up for $10 shipped.
Slave Cable Plug: $68.65 Shipped (Ebay)
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