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    Flat glass windshield installation

    Ok, this is not an FMTV specific question, but since I spend most of my time here, I thought I would ask here. I have some 16ga steel that I want to install a glass window into it like an old flat glass windshield might have. The glass is aiming up at 35 degrees. It will be hit with driving...
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    Winch question

    How do you get the pins out to reverse the direction of the winch? Mine are bent and I am not sure how they are supposed to work. Any videos out there? @Ronmar @Plasa Thanks in advance! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Max forestry tool …. Are they any good?

    Anyone have any experience with the max forestry tools? Good, bad? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Heat shield sound deadener over muffler area

    I am planning a water tank above my muffler. I thought about adhering DEI hood liner to the underside of the pan that holds the tank. Dynamat 11905 Hoodliner 32" x 54" x 3/4" Thick Self-Adhesive Sound Deadener...
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    Window treatments

    All, I started this thread a bit generic because I think it may cover topics over time. I am interested in putting ceramic film on the inside of the class to help with heat….. but, I am modifying my defroster deflector like Keith Knight Anyone have any experience dealing with the ceramic...
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    Picture of m1079 with box removed.

    Anyone have a picture of an M1079 with the box removed? Is the box mounted to the lower frame or is there an upper frame? If it uses an upper frame, is there any cross bars up there? Anyone have dimensions or drawings for the mounts? Looking at using a similar mount scheme on an m1083...
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    Cat reader

    All, I have a 1999 M1083A1 I am looking for the best bang Cat reader. I have seen several from China and was wonder: 1. who has what reader? 2. Where did you get it? 3. Does it work well for you? 4. Any other comments or advice? Thanks! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Truck surges when warming up?

    Truck: 1999 m1083 A1 3126 serpentine re-certified in 2009 Symptoms: On start up if left in low idle, the engine surges in a rhythmic way. In high idle I do not notice it. In gear, the truck lunges with each surge. Once the truck is really warmed up (30 minute drive), no more surges. What...
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    Source for plugs?

    I am looking for a source for these plugs. Anyone have a link? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Annular cutters

    I was wondering if anyone knows what tool I need to adapt annular cutters from my mag drill to my drill press? Any thoughts? I am assuming it is available… just don’t know the name. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Know where to get aluminum landing mats?

    Probably wrong forum…. But anyone have a source for aluminum landing mats? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Space needed above transfer case?

    How much space would you figure was needed to clear the transfer case under all conditions (except being pulled out)? I am planning a camper and can either leave 1” or 3”. There are trade offs both ways. 1” is easier and more useful. I would pull the camper off if I needed to pull the...
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    Stuck A1R Pintle hitch?

    Before I get out a grinder….. please tell me what I am doing wrong. I am trying to extend an A1R pintle hitch. I released the little pin, started lowering the big pin, before it bottoms out, I try to rotate 90 degrees to get the big pin out but it appears to be too short. It catches on either...
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    Missing bed…. Remind me of the mud flap locations

    All, I removed my bed (don’t have it anymore). Can someone give me the measured locations of the mudflats again? Maybe off of something easy like the doubler plat on an m1083? Or the center pivot? Thanks in advance! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Ramdough Cab Modifications Build Thread

    All, Just starting a thread for the cab modifications of my truck. I do not have a great name for the truck, but it is coming I am sure soon. First up for posting….. Sound Proofing. I started with two kits of 3/4 Dynamat Hood liner under the dog house Next, I started installing one...
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    Behr or Rustoleum for dash?

    Painting my dash. I am deciding between using Behr or Rustoleum. Any Suggestions? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Show me your interior

    All, I searched and did not find one single thread that compiled this info. Please show me what you did to your interior. Please write a little blurb on it as well. For example: Used KillMat on floor, Noico Red on top of that, and rubber floor mat on top of that. Hood liner is installed...
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    Behr paint on interior

    All, I am looking to paint the interior of my cab with the same paint used on the exterior. The exterior was painted with Behr Marquee and is battleship gray. The dash may be a different color, but I am generally sticking with the battleship gray and black theme. I don’t want to bring in a...
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    Moving my Transmission cooler

    So, I need to relocate my transmission cooler. I am looking at putting it right behind my rear axle (where my frame has been extended). This will mean longer hoses. I have a few questions: Once I disconnect the line, I assume a bunch of oil will drain out. I can put a bucket to catch the oil...
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    Anyone ever use Duplicolor vinyl paint?

    All, I am going to try to paint my center hump with vinyl paint from duplicolor. https://www.duplicolor.com/product/vinyl-and-fabric-coating/ I am using the medium grey paint and if that is too light, I will go darker with top coats. I bought all of the cleaners and adhesion promoters they...
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