ADVICE FROM AN EXPERT

Having your diesel engine reach several hundred-thousand miles is possible with proper maintenance. While you can’t manage all the factors that are part of long engine life, you can take a number of steps to help your diesel engine maintain its power and efficiency for many miles. More »

WHEN M35s ATTACK

When I jacked up the front of my 1963 M35, the wheel suddenly spun and removed some skin off my lower jaw. This was painful but it could have been worse. Do you have any idea why this happened? The engine wasn’t running and the transmission was in neutral. More »

ALL TICKED OFF

After reading the Tech Tips in MVM #125, I was surprised to read of a person who has the same problem as me. “Keeps On Ticking” hit home, as I too have a 1953 M38A1 that made a ticking noise. More »

REALLY, REALLY TICKED OFF

I have a 1945 GPW that my father bought in 1946. I have restored it and the engine has been rebuilt. At about 500 miles on the engine, a ticking that I think is a sticky valve lifter has begun. More »

REALLY TICKED OFF

I saw the Tech Tip on the Ticking noise in an M 38A1. (MVM, #125) I have a 1954 M38A1 which, when I purchased it, had a similar ticking sound…almost like the tappet noise heard on old Fords on a cold morning. More »

AGE IS JUST A NUMBER

In 1946, I bought a 1/2-ton Dodge Carryall. All I knew was how to start it, shift into front wheel drive when needed and how to shift the four-speed transmission. More »

HOW TO TOW

My question is, when towing this Jeep should the transfer case be in neutral as well as the transmission? There are different opinions on this. More »

SIX-VOLT STARTER UPGRADES

I have noticed that there is much interest in this column in regard to starting problems with 6-volt systems. There is a way to improve starting on older cars with foot operated starter switches. More »

BIGGER SHOES

I want to put bigger tires on my M35A2, Do you have any suggestions on what sizes I could use? Would using bigger tires give me a higher top speed? More »