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    M37 Parking brake drum diameter ?

    Thank you very much. The D400 is referenced as having an 8" drum diameter. I suspect they are the same since the transmission is the same.
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    M37 Parking brake drum diameter ?

    Can anyone tell me the diameter of the parking brake drum for the M37 with the New Process 420. I just picked up a 1960 Dodge D400 dump truck missing the parking brake drum and band. Since it uses the same New Procee 420 as the M37 I am trying to determine if the M37 parts will work. Thanks in...
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    Hercules Power Plant Questions

    I have just become the proud ( but unintentional ) owner of a complete Hercules power plant. A local paving company was clearing their lot prior to sale. They had a 1958 Ford F600 tar truck they were going to send to the scrap yard. They had not used it since 2011. The truck has only 60000...
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    radiator m35a2

    If you are interested I have anew M35a2 ( diesel ) radiator left over from when i sold my deuce several years ago.
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    m998 Solenoid Wire ( 74A ) Hot All The Time

    86humv, Per your suggestion I checked the dash connector on the smart box. I have no power to socket A in any position , i.e. no voltage in the off, run , or start positions.
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    m998 Solenoid Wire ( 74A ) Hot All The Time

    No it is the stock ignition switch. Wire 11A is hot with the batteries connected. 29A gets power when switched to run and 14A gets power when switched to start. Checked with a meter and verified by changing out switches.
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    m998 Solenoid Wire ( 74A ) Hot All The Time

    I have a 1986 M998 that the starter solenoid burned out on. I replaced the solenoid and starter with a good used unit. When I hooked the batteries back up the starter engages and tries to start the engine. The problem is that wire ( 74A ) to the starter solenoid is hot all the time the...
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    shackles for my m1008

    Stragler , I have a set I would be willing to sell. If you are interested send me a pm.
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    M998 HMMWV Frozen Tailgate Hinges

    must have been 100 times. I am not satisfied with how smooth it is yet, so I will continue to spray it with PB Blaster and move it every couple of days, Tobash, Thanks for the good advise .
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    M998 HMMWV Frozen Tailgate Hinges

    Don't you hate it when someone leaves you hanging and doesn't tell you the end of the story ? Well after trying every thing else a second and third time ( heat , solvents, hammer and punch etc. ) I decided to give give Tobash's acid method a try. I removed the tailgate from the Hmmwv . Since...
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    M998 HMMWV Frozen Tailgate Hinges

    By diluted plumbers acid do you mean hydrochloric acid ?
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    M998 HMMWV Frozen Tailgate Hinges

    I just picked up a 1987 M998 in good condition but needing some work. I am new to the M998 and need some advice on dealing with the problem of corrosion between the aluminum and steel parts. In particular the tailgate hinges are completely frozen. The tailgate , hinges , and frame are in...
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    Can anyone back up a M101?

    You might try finding an M416 or M100 to practice on. From then on all trailers including the M101 will be easy to back.
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    Kawasaki M1030M1 Manuals

    Who were the contract civilians that maintained the M1 models that Bradyw625 refers to ? Where did they get the needed information to maintain the diesel motor in the M1 Model ? For example what are the valve clearances , torque values etc ? What are the recommended service intervals for oil...
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