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    5 ton expando vs. extra long wheelbase cargo.

    Looking to build a Class A style offroad R.V. when I sell my house for full time living in. Anyone know the functional difference in length between an expando and a xlong cargo 5 ton frame? They are both listed as being on the xlong frame, but the cargo looks longer behind the rear wheels and...
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    Small battery like cylinder on back of alternator?

    Just pulled my passenger side alternator to replace it, I noticed there is a small battery like cylinder bolted to the back with a wire and ring running to one of the posts that is not on the replacement alternator. Pic https://imgur.com/a/xyww5HW If someone could identify what it is, and what...
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    LED bulbs for GEN1/2 idiot lights?

    I know that the bulbs are required for alternator operation, and that they are prone to burning out. Anyone ever put in some modern LED bulbs since they virtually never burn out? I know their resistance is a lot lower than a normal incandescent, but would the exciter circuit really care?
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    Anyone have a copy of the roscommon 24v -> 12v conversion guide?

    Apparently the place that hosted it took it down. 404 Error trying to access http://www.roscommonequipmentcenter.com/news_notes/nn10.pdf If someone can find me a copy I will host it on my organizations website so that people still have access. I was all set to do this project today and then...
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    Largest battery combinations? M1028

    My batteries are toast, looking to buy a set of new ones. I know most people use group 31 or group 34 batteries which easily fit on the battery trays. My question is will military 6T style batteries fit the trays? Looking at their design I am almost willing to bet that it's what they come with...
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    Droolguy's 1984 M1028 issue tracker.

    Hello everyone, I am just posting this thread up so that I can keep track of issues related to my new to me (2 days old) CUCV and ask for help without making a ton of threads. If you read about an issue and it doesn't have "solved" next to it in the list I have below I still need help either...
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    1984 M1028 issue tracker.

    Hello everyone, I am just posting this thread up so that I can keep track of issues related to my new to me (2 days old) CUCV and ask for help without making a ton of threads. If you read about an issue and it doesn't have "solved" next to it in the list I have below I still need help either...
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