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  1. coachgeo

    Hooking tow bar between trucks "alone"

    here is a very poor video with a few general hints.... some ideas on how maybe to keep the tow bar on the truck along with ideas on how to go about it alone. Im sure I made stupid mistakes so fire away so others can learn from my idiocy. PS- yes the tow bar should be fully compressed...
  2. coachgeo

    Converting our Wedge brakes to Cam brakes???

    Not sure it can be done.. figured it would be worth starting the conversation. here is very old similar conversation on939 trucks w/ different meritor axle but similar wedge brakes https://www.steelsoldiers.com/threads/932-series-wedge-brake-to-s-cam-conversion.110194/
  3. coachgeo

    Bugle playing Taps and that LAST road trip

    Hope none of you take it soon. But pass the word TAPS (the musical one) on that last day forward. Veteran's in NC area and maybe wider spread over time with your help can get their final journey in an MV and sent off to rest by a Bugler. For more info on the service (or to help the org.) see...
  4. coachgeo

    M915A2 Air Conditioner Red Dot 2012 rendition .... questions about

    very hard to search in here for AC and most people use that and not "Air conditioner" Tried searching for [M915A2 compressor] thinking that might lead me in the right direction ... but no go....sooooooo without further ado .... Anyone have info on the AC designed for the A2 model? NSN...
  5. coachgeo

    ABS...... advantage... disadvantage in FMTV.... your educated info appreciated

    Who has driven BOTH ABS and NON ABS brake versions of these trucks.... enough to speak up on the difference's in braking, steering while braking etc. curious
  6. coachgeo

    NOS rear brake chamber storage questions

    getting some rear brake chambers to have on hand. would it be wise to drop/spray or otherwise some "mothers rubber treatment" like stuff somewhere inside to get some coat on the rubber to help them maybe age so much while in storage? Open to this and other storage ideas.
  7. coachgeo

    off topic.... DAKAR RALLY 2021 - Trucks

    and it begins https://gaps.dakar.com/2021/dakar/aso/ukie https://www.dakar.com/en/gallery/video/presentation-of-the-2021-dakar
  8. coachgeo

    New style fan clutch

    is this a new style fan clutch? Part number 12421971
  9. coachgeo

    Breaking news.... a new FMTV parts supplier.... well sorta

    ONE- I am in NO WAY connected to this besides a friendship of sorts. This is NOT posted as an advertisement........ but as a good luck on your new enterprise that happens to also be a benefit to everyone in this forum of Steel Soldiers. Ya'll know the proprietor already. He's a member here...
  10. coachgeo

    hydraulic pump repair kit..... alternative thread?

    well unfortunately....... so much is better with this new format....... but the search engine still sucks. there was a thread where there was discussion on an alternative air/hydraulic pump rebuild kit (least that is what my memory seems to recall) that contained more parts then the standard...
  11. coachgeo

    INSURANCE OH MY (new forum for discussion insurance woes/successes)

    just letting ya'll know this once poo pooed / no discussion allowed thing .. is now a separate forum divided by states via topic titles https://www.steelsoldiers.com/forums/insurance.169/
  12. coachgeo

    US & Canada - FMTV ... Are you losing your rights to use your truck as hoped? link to politics discussion on these issue

    No discussing this here..... just letting ya'll know who do not venture from this forum much.... there is an issue and below are links to where it is being discussed CA- no rv titles? https://www.steelsoldiers.com/threads/lmtv-registration-in-california-buyers-beware.189833/ canada- no...
  13. coachgeo

    Ladder Stowage M1078

    Maybe I have just purchased the wrong ladder???. while it fits everything...... be it for boarding or stowage.... as shown in manual... there is actually no pin hole in ladder to hold it in position with the pin provided when stowed. Original thought was the pin must go in front of ladder when...
  14. coachgeo

    TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) ... question on temps to set for tire temperature alarms Hi and Lo

    TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring System) experimenting with the one i purchased while back. Just getting around to putting it on. Have it sorta installed. One thing it can monitor with its *external sensor(s) is temperature of tire... You can set it to warn you when it gets to a high "x degree...
  15. coachgeo

    Good Neg. in the cab is where?

    where is good place on power distribution panel (PDP) or elsewhere in cab to tie to negative an item that is wired with a negative or an aux. fuse panel (aka not negative case grounded device). Know there is the 12v and 24v studs in PDP one can use to create an aux. fuse panel or wire a device...
  16. coachgeo

    Question for Moderator and members about frozen insurance thread

    It's been closed topic for five years now... Is it not probable things in insurance world have changed enough since it was last allowed; that it is warranted to open that discussion for a year or less? I've no questions myself but am not a Newbe on this topic like new truck owners are. Just...
  17. coachgeo

    GPM's needed for M1083 15,000lb winch???

    M1083?? 15,000lb winch ... how many GPM ya'll think it will need to run well? If can't find electric motor to replace hydraulic motor... will have to go to electric hydraulic. want electric so can use it if truck is on its side. It is either that or find a way to make my apu swing back to...
  18. coachgeo

    LIST of MV and Expedition friendly camping spots..... free or low cost for when heading toward your main destination

    Another thread discussing the issue of our type of trucks finding camp spots soooo.... here is to start off a solution. Post what you have to offer and generally where you are. If you know of campgrounds that are welcoming to MV's then please list this too. PS. Please keep this as just a...
  19. coachgeo

    Solar Pulse desulfator like Pulsetech but also with tender/charger for 24v.... a parts list for less than 100 bucks

    No am not selling anything nor intend to.... this is a discussion does this list of parts look right? Am I missing something.... misunderstanding something? Seems many of the military pulstech solar units ONLY helps avoid sulfation from building on battery plates and does NOT keep batts...
  20. coachgeo

    Repurpose removed air dryer?

    was just reading a thread about PRE-airing up trucks ... where it was mentioned to do this ONLY with dry air from your home compressor. Am aware that when vehicle painting you want dry air too, same for tools etc..... could one repurpose their old style truck air dryer they removed/replaced...
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