I may cross-post this to other applicable thread(s), but I thought it was worthy of it's own thread in and of itself.
Some time back, I contacted Oshkosh Defense, and was eventually able to obtain the correct part numbers for key-locking outside door handles for the MTVR, #3506900 for the left...
I think the logo molded into the side says "GT" and the part number "3013-4". It crosses to a bunch of other part numbers.
Can these things be serviced, or should I just replace it? I think I saw a thread somewhere about a member taking it apart and reversing the O-ring seals in one...
...they don't bolt the seats or seatbelts down properly when they remove the armor prior to sending them to auction.
We found our driver's seat loosely (and I mean LOOSELY) bolted down with only two of the apparently four mounting bolts. The other two were missing.
The female halves of our two...
I know there is a part number floating around on one of these threads for 15" wiper blades that fit, but the stock ones are 16", so I kept looking, and found these.
I ordered them off ebay, for $18.95 for the pair, including the shipping.
They have an NSN number of 2540-00-140-9816 and a part...
At the very least, I should probably be carrying tools to be able to bust tires roadside.
It also looks like I may end up replacing all six tires here in my driveway before that.
What tools have you used to perform this task? With the 2-piece rims, I'm not gonna be using tire irons to lever...
Crawled under and got the last of the tire date codes off my tires- they look like they're all from the summer of 2007, with tire date codes ranging from 2807 to 3107.
So now I gotta decide what to do about that.
I'm checking on GovPlanet, and I see that there are plenty of tires available...
The MTVR weighs about 30,000 pounds empty. I'm just spitballing here, but I can't see our total weight going over 40,000 pounds as a motorhome.
In a 30-foot length, I'm guessing that I'm gonna need one in roughly an 8" width.
What say ye?
What specifically is/are your favorite lug nut tool(s) to carry with you in the MTVR for roadside use, and why?
I'm visualizing socket, breaker bar, and cheater bar, but would an air or electric impact wrench be a better solution on something of this size?
My MTVR did not come with a fire extinguisher, just a mangled bracket. I straightened the bracket, but does it take some standard-sized fore extinguisher that is readily available at a good price, or should I just buy one that comes with a bracket and replace the whole thing?
I was somewhat fortunate in that my MTVR came with the flat steel jack base, wheel chocks, and the long threaded hold-down for them inside the passenger side steps... I do need a bottle jack.
What would be a good choice (and a good value)? Can I power an air over oil one off of the truck?
My MTVR is a 2007 and painted in woodland camo. When it's wet, the colors look pretty fresh. When it's dry, the colors look pretty bland, especially in direct sunlight. Does CARC fade like that on a 13 year old truck? Is there something I can use to revive the colors, or should I just live with...
My MTVR was originally built with armor, which was removed before I bought it, leaving about 50-60 half-inch holes in the floor.
I'd like to seal them up, and we may want to put down some kind of sound damping and or sound absorbing floor covering, like rubber matting and/or carpeting on top...
Going to get started cleaning up and fettling our truck today.
Our rear mud flaps appear tl have taken on a curled "set" from being stored with the tails hooked to the leashes.
Any idea how to relax/uncurl/straighten them?
I'm thinking of removing them and laying them flat(ish) in the bed to...
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