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    Just purchased an MTVR...

    Mine does have the transmission control with two readouts instead of one. I know there are CAB suspension changes for the AMK23, but are there SUSPENSION changes? The GVWR and payload numbers for my AMK23 are the same as for a regular unarmored MK23.
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    Fan and brake fluid questions

    Let's hope nobody cooked the engine with no coolant pumping...
  3. MTVR

    California state sales tax refund processed!

    ...aaand the check showed up today. I knows that things don't go this smoothly for everyone, but we're pretty thankful...
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    Fan and brake fluid questions

    He's probably gonna need a belt on there if he's gonna try driving it... ;)
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    California state sales tax refund processed!

    That wasn't bad- I sent them my Bill Of Lading, and they just notified me that they're mailing me a check for $1,325.25... :)
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    Fan and brake fluid questions

    Brake fluid?
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    Just purchased an MTVR...

    This one? "My wife and I have done several major marriage team-building type life projects in recent years. I will warn you in advance, do not show these stories to your wives. For the first project, I let my wife custom-order a new BMW Track Pack car exactly how she wanted it, and then flew...
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    Just purchased an MTVR...

    Ah, no- I'm only a step or two ahead of you in the process. Numerous other (and smarter) members here have been helping to point me in the right direction. They are all very similar. I believe the '06 and newer trucks all come with air-conditioning. There are A/C kits to install A/C on the...
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    Just purchased an MTVR...

    We got a little good news- GovPlanet has processed our California state sales tax refund, and is mailing us a check for $1,325.25... :)
  10. MTVR

    Just purchased an MTVR...

    That's not why we cut it off. The door on our box is going to be on the front. Our box is going to overhang the front of the bed just enough to deter rain water from running down the front and getting between the bed and the box. The platform between the cab and box is going to be our front...
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    Do MTVR have open diffs or lockers????

    Oops- double-tap.
  12. MTVR

    Do MTVR have open diffs or lockers????

    They have selectable lockers in all three diffs, as well as a selectable locker in the torque-proportioning AWD transfer case. The lockers are controlled by the CTIS system, and have indicators in the instrument panel showing the status of the lockers. There is also an over-ride switch that...
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    Just purchased an MTVR...

    Cut the front off the bed today, leaving us a platform to build our home on...
  14. MTVR

    Just purchased an MTVR...

    Our turn signals work, but then our truck only has about 3,000 miles on it...
  15. MTVR

    Just purchased an MTVR...

    Removed the tailgate, all four bed side panels, 8 ISO locks, 8 heavy-duty tie-downs inside the bed, 14 heavy-duty tie-downs outside the bed, and the two amber reflectors on the sides of the front corners of the bed. Picked up an 11-amp 7" angle-grinder and some cut-off discs. We plan to cut...
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