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  1. frank8003

    What did you do to your deuce this week?

    OK, no heater simplifies it
  2. frank8003

    What did you do to your deuce this week?

    Depending on if heater has been removed or not...
  3. frank8003

    What did you do to your deuce this week?

    Hose routing for coolant filter is different for a heater hookup vs no heater. You want particulars?
  4. frank8003

    Installed civi Air conditioning in the m1009

    Cold stomper
  5. frank8003

    M37 temperature indication problem

    Mostly I never saw a temperature gauge of any flavor depict the real temperature within 15%. On the subs they are rather accurate. Late model in aircraft are really Good but in a on-the-wheels/tracked vehicle they are ALWAYS suspect and wrong. Use your temperature heat gun first. Jump to no...
  6. frank8003

    I went back and bought the truck

    Change the oil when warmed up. It is only five gallons. The design is to drain All the lube oil into the pan on shutdown so install the spin on anti-blowwdown filters. They are available everywhere. DO Not put the crankcase lube oil into the fuel as ONE can not get the soot out. Well you can but...
  7. frank8003

    Only had it a couple weeks and I'm hooked

    Elm + maple $ Better ask all around before burning it $$
  8. frank8003

    Tranmission to Engine Supports

    perfect, that answered that..............
  9. frank8003

    Crank, No start after new injectors... and other maladies.

    Put the injectors back in that were in it when it was running.
  10. frank8003

    Some more 404 advice - a year later

    That is why I have the numbers drill down to #80, just use the shank of it. Yes, they are all for sale, pick a number.
  11. frank8003

    Is it safer to wear seatbelts, or not?

    Seen a Deuce broadsided, bent bad the left rear tandems, pushed her against curb and flipped Her. Drivers head and body, no seal belt, chuncked around in there. The rifle mounts and windshield locks and all the other stuff sticking out screwed Him up pretty good. Truck was running fine laying on...
  12. frank8003

    Some more 404 advice - a year later

    Maybe need better fuel? There are many many additives but maybe just use better fuel. The distillers no longer add into the mix what it is they used to do which gums things up big time. Fuel used to be good for years, now is NG by less than 6 months. If your engine has a carburetor then take...
  13. frank8003

    M931a2 cooling issue

    Use your heat gun everywhere. It will tell you temperature wherever pointed. It is a very useful tool. These trucks run cool. Forget the coolant temp and study the block temp for a while. Block/ engine oil must get hot to burn out the nasties. What is oil filters temp? Maybe not an accurate...
  14. frank8003

    Making my M35A2 submersible

    Rustystud has all the information you may need and did post it here Otherwise and for the fun watch the video It was probably scrapped after this, I don't know.
  15. frank8003

    M135 S and M Build

    AND ...............He has and uses a real anvil!
  16. frank8003

    Steel Soldiers giveaway sponsored by Memphis Equipment

    have no money. What is last day to opt in?
  17. frank8003

    Transfer Case Shifter Hard to put in High

    I have double clutched everything I have driven. My VW in Germany had a 1949 crashbox, no syhnchros, always DC. My '51 Chevy liked it and my 6 speed MGB liked it. Why do you think that when you lend your TR6 to a girl it takes her about 12 minutes to completley wipe all the bronze synchros...
  18. frank8003

    Transfer Case Shifter Hard to put in High

    double clutch that puppy and drive it.
  19. frank8003

    Reviving a parked M1009

    Truck for free is always good.
  20. frank8003

    Transfer Case Shifter Hard to put in High

    Pull the tunnel covers and inspect all under there and grease it all. Maybe (probably) will find loose bolts on jackshaft and many grease fittings not seen in years and years. Since you inspecting transfer case linkages it would then be time to lube and tighten all that too. One will find loose...
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