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Wanted M38A1 metal handled Shovel
Letter size
M170 versus M38A1 Wiring
(Sold) 1951 M38 for sale (Colorado)
WANTED: M38A1 PARKING BRAKE ASSEMBLY
M38 Voltage Regulator
M38A1 Emergency brake rattle fix
M38 Gauges
Carburetor alterations for High Altitude.
New Gas Tank

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  Topic: M38 Gauges
Naugha

Replies: 7
Views: 694

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:29 pm   Subject: M38 Gauges
Hi Marc.
I used a thin-edged screwdriver to pry the edges up.
Slow going but it worked.
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2021 6:19 pm   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
“It's time to put this poor horse to sleep..... If you lack experience or the required skills to repair something then you must take the path we all do and either hire the pro or learn the necessary ...
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Nov 22, 2021 5:39 am   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
Electronic VR’s.
Always good to have options.

There are many of the old breadbox mechanical VR’s out there for sale that would fit my M38 but they are all untested take offs. Most all of the othe ...
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Nov 21, 2021 11:46 am   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
I will give John a call next week.... also found a place that offers an interesting twist, new to me at least. Repairs can be done to old VR’s or they can install an electronic VR inside the existing ...
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2021 6:03 pm   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
“The eBay VR looks interesting, sure would be nice if ...” Ryan

Yeah, the no testing, no warranty, limited (old) parts availability and few folks who know how to fix ‘em makes for a VR challenge. ...
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2021 1:15 pm   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
VBU- 4002UT. Yeah, shot in the dark. This VR thing is going to take some sober effort. Probably no shortcuts.

I should get off my backside and go work on some stuff I can do.
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2021 11:05 am   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
I have found the following Prestolite VR at a good price but no warranty. It looks new and the ad describes it as new. VBU-4002UT (Not VBC)

Is this model in the realm of M38 VR’s that are s ...
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2021 6:30 am   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
“... NOS bottom half of a military 24V VR”. Ron

Transplant surgery. Interesting. That’s how I kept 400 computers humming at my high school.

Create a ‘perfect computer’ with all the software issu ...
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2021 5:43 pm   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
RonD2
“Vintage military 24VDC stuff isn't for the faint of heart (or wallet), or is it?”
You got that right.

Ryan
“Contact Brent Mullins. He bought a lot of these as NOS service parts and puts t ...
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2021 8:13 am   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
The 1978 Prestolite Service Info. document contains three “Notes/ Special Instructions” which are indicated for the VBS-4004UT before 12X.

Does that mean the Prestolite Service Info. (1978) “Speci ...
  Topic: Texas M-38 and New Member
Naugha

Replies: 15
Views: 2319

PostForum: Jeep Project Threads   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2021 6:15 pm   Subject: Texas M-38 and New Member
Yup.
There is a lot of stuff in that pic that is rare for a 2021 barn find / field find.

It is even has the air cleaner!!!

Maybe Dennis will show us the engine # and ID plates. Wink
  Topic: Texas M-38 and New Member
Naugha

Replies: 15
Views: 2319

PostForum: Jeep Project Threads   Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2021 6:55 am   Subject: Texas M-38 and New Member
Hi Dennis.
Your M38 looks fantastic with many of the military goodies still in place.

Closeup pictures are always exciting. Maybe you already have most of the hard to find original ($$) stuff.

...
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Mon Nov 15, 2021 6:52 am   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
“It would have saved me an hour of paging thru that report if you had just separated pages 266, 267, 268, 269 & 270 from your copy of that 729 page report and posted them here.” Wes

I apologiz ...
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 5:22 pm   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
Here is the eBooks link to the entire document.
It’s a big ‘ol Idaho Moose of a thing. Shocked
Probably thousands of these leviathans swimming in cyber-space.

https://books.google.com/books?id=H6x ...
  Topic: M38 Voltage Regulator
Naugha

Replies: 56
Views: 1534

PostForum: Technical Knowledge Base   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:36 am   Subject: M38 Voltage Regulator
The entire NGBB document is many hundreds of pages long, does not produce a clean copy/paste without extensive reworking and is a mostly dispiriting reminder that every munition discharged in battle r ...
 
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