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  1. Mad Texan

    Terminus M1009

    I've been meaning to ask you about them. Thanks for the link!
  2. Mad Texan

    CUCV Transmission issue

    I found the tool on EBay for less than $20 so I added it to my tool box
  3. Mad Texan

    Vehicle lift and tires

    You will find more information on this subject matter in here: Hot Rodding and Modification
  4. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    The vent windows are in... with a little challenge. I set the glass in the new frame (twice) with the setting tape as per the directions and let it sit for a couple days before setting the tension for the window to open. It pulled apart once installed, wouldn’t close correctly due to now rubbing...
  5. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    Progress on the vent windows with all parts from Precision Replacement Parts. Tools of the trade while installing new seals.
  6. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    Got the starter in. Old mounts compared to a new stock one. Rubber is dry rotted and cracked but in tact. Not the worst I’ve seen but definitely sagging compared to a new one. Maybe a little more vibration at idle with the DIY4X ones but the truck seemed smoother and quieter at speed. I’ll have...
  7. Mad Texan

    6.5 Turbo Exhaust

    Here is a video that shows one inside the frame rail. He used a Diamond Eye kit. He was supposed to make a video how he modified the pipe to fit but I don't think he ever did...
  8. Mad Texan

    Texas to Alaska ... what to take?

    Kind of up from the dead... but I hope to do the Alcan in my smaller albeit MV sometime in the near future.
  9. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    During the warm sunny days this week I decided to check something else off the list! I scrubbed down the roof real well last week and grabbed a can of Henry 887 silicon. I was able to get two coats out of it. Roof is sealed, reflects heat, and sounds less tinny! 🇺🇸🇺🇸🥓🥓🥃🥃 #m1010
  10. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    The loom on the firewall was feed it through. I like the look of it but it isn't always practical. I did use one section that looks the same but is split under the truck but it's for 1 1/2" diameter. Most of the rest I've used is split loom. As for the mounts, the holes for the bolt were 1/4"...
  11. Mad Texan

    M1009 Little Red Riding Hood.

    But of course highs around 50 for the weekend...
  12. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    Some more parts coming in! DIY4X motor mounts and Energy Suspension transmission mount. I believe the parts list for that project is becoming complete! 👍 Come on warmer weather! I started with the drivers side and got it done on the first evening and started on the other side. I found out I...
  13. Mad Texan

    Fuel issues

    Some prices on gallons all from Wally world: Wally world 2 stroke $12.83/128 = .100 per gallon Pennzoil Premium $17.86/128 = .139 per gallon Opti-lube XPD $70.15/512 = .137 per gallon Opti-lube XL $56.16/1280 = .044 per gallon In my opinion two stoke oil adds lubrication the...
  14. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    Sun was out on Sunday so I took a ride. 130 miles round trip out to central PA for some parts from @cucvrus . Picked up some wing windows to rebuild, a 208 shifter with a straight arm, a GM shifter boot, and a set of brand new LED taillight assemblies. Still snow along the sides of roads. New...
  15. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    Late update: My Marson Thread setter has always done well but on bigger stuff it’s more a challenge. Finally upgrading or adding a more appropriate tool to the collection as I have many rivnuts to set in the future. Yes, you can do them manually, but it’s time to speed up the process. I got some...
  16. Mad Texan

    M1009 Little Red Riding Hood.

    I'm going to have to look at mine as my cold start seems to be having a mind of it's own. Sometimes it works, sometimes it waits a little while before working, and it seems to idle down to soon. I'll start with the basics, connections, making sure they are clean and tight. I've replaced the...
  17. Mad Texan

    Fuel issues

    Glad you got it running again! I've used a vacuum pump to bleed most of the lines in the past pulling fuel all the way to the injection pump. Then crack the injector lines to get fuel to them and it should start easily then.
  18. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    Did a trial fitting of the roof rack for the solar panels. Still waiting on some gutter mounts to get a final placement but I’m pretty happy with what I see so far. It sure would be nice if it was warmer and that white stuff wasn’t around! 🥶 🇺🇸🇺🇸🥓🥓🥃🥃 #m1010
  19. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    Roads were mostly dry today so took I took a ride. I don’t think the kids will be running on the dirt anytime soon! Made a stop at the local distillery to restock. #resurgentwhiskey ⛄️ 🇺🇸🇺🇸🥓🥓🥃🥃 #m1010
  20. Mad Texan

    Another M1010 owner

    Thanks for the complements! Mike is correct that 80/20 is a manufacturer of extruded aluminum. I used them for the first section I built. Since then I have used a company called tnutz.com, it is compatible and they have a lot of the same accessories. Occasionally, something is only in 80/20. I...
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