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    fasttruck replied to the thread No brakes.
    The -20 manual says start with the master cylinder then work your way down the line, hydrovac, slave cylinders etc. I had a mechanic...
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    fasttruck replied to the thread Towing an M1009 Blazer.
    Download the applicable TM which is available on this site and read the section on towing procedure which should answer your questions...
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    The wrecker looks like it is capable of picking up something heavier than the truck underneath it will support.
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    Fire trucks typically have tall rear axle ratios and most of them max out at about 52 mph. They are not designed to be interstaters.
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    fasttruck replied to the thread New to the game.
    Aas in post 3: Don't make a move without the pubs. Read the reading. Military CUCVs are not completely identical to their civilian...
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    fasttruck replied to the thread Tire pressure.
    Remember M 101s have no in motion brake. Just because you can get it going doesn't mean it can stop.
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    Air dryers remove moisture from the brake system so it does not freeze in cold weather. The Army issued a kit for M35s and M818s and...
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    fasttruck replied to the thread Rear tire removal help.
    You put the outer wheel on the ground lock ring side down with a block of wood under it. Hopefully you have an impact wrench for this...
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    You are allowed to lose 2 pounds per minute in a straight truck with the parking brake released. There is no standard for when it is...
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    Think about at least looking at the condition of the trunion bearings in the rear suspension. Military personnel rarely lube these...
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    fasttruck replied to the thread Newbie in over their head.
    Reference popst b9: referenced pubs can be found on this site and downloaded. Read the reading. Grease is cheap. Parts are not. Be...
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    fasttruck replied to the thread Newbie in over their head.
    Don't make a move without the pubs: operator's manual, organizational maintenance manual and parts book, and a lubrication order. Do...
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    You are sure it is missing ? The plug is stowed on the bottom of the bell housing near the hole it is installed in. An infrequently used...
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    fasttruck replied to the thread New Owner - Where to start?.
    Don't make a move without the pubs: operator's manual, organizational maintenance manual and parts book, and a lubrication order...
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    fasttruck replied to the thread Chainfall for spare.
    The issue lug wrench tools are frequently not up to the task specially if the wheel hardware has been on for a while and encrusted with...
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