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    Govplanet HMMWV initial bid set to 5000

    Plenty of complete trucks for $5-6 k.
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    Official 2016 Ga. Military Vehicle Rally info thread. Oct. 19-23, 2016

    I'm working on getting you some volunteers for the gate
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    First Delivery HMMWVs Paint color?

    With a very early production HMMWV, I think the original might be Woodland in service but I have seen some MERDC camo HMMWVS(granted rare). What would be the correct color in service for a HMMWV as delivered? Did AM General deliver these in solid Green or Woodland?
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    Anyone Recovered form Albany GA Marine Logistics Base?

    Plan on picking up a vehicle there. Have not recovered a vehicle from that facility before, interested if any unique or curious protocol there?
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    Towing Humvee via tow bar

    Towed 6 no hassle, there was one M1097 that that turned out to be the "evil"tow and performed exactly as patracy describes. . I had one recovery driver take his F250 and flat towed M998 through some very narrow turns with curbs upon entering a gas station and didn't scrub a tire on any...
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    hmmwv heater core

    Brilliant ! Thank you, it always amazing me how ingenious members can be on this board. I have to put in soon and this solves my dilemma. Regards
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    HMMWV shakes bad

    A lot of times the bias plys will get smoother the more you drive them and especially after warming up. That being said I agree the radials, balanced are like night and day.
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    Replacing the HMMWV Windshield

    I have one coming up soon, good pointers Thanks
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    HMMWV retrieval suggestions

    Sorry you can't do better. I bet I've had more on them than you or assisted in recoveries but keep practicing you'll get it right sooner or later.:goodjob:
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    HMMWV retrieval suggestions

    Have flat towed four. Twice with f250 4x4 , once F150 4x4 once with Suburban. Checked all diff fluids before towing away. Drop driveshafts front and rear. Used magnetic tow lights with battery.Used a tow bar. Three were fine , one tracked horribly.They will ALWAYS fit on the 7.5 UHUAL...
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    Motorhome and M998 Flat Tow

    Disconnect front and rear diffs and tow away.
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    Plywood in the M998

    Mostly gear mounting points and such.
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    flat tow HMMWV

    From friends experience-All Flat Tows M998 F150 4 x4 5.4 towed with OD off. Tracked excellent , 128 miles , all highway 60-65mph, got on road from rest stop forgot to put in D, left in OD. Truck never knew it ran 65mph before noticed. Temps all good. F250 4x 4 7.3 Auto- 344 miles two trips...
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    Cheap HMMWV seat frames
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    55,250 dollar lol

    Cute but not that cute.
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