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Does the m1009 (mil bazer) have a gov-bom in the rear?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by big_truxx, Aug 28, 2005.

  1. big_truxx

    big_truxx 1/2 ton status

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    just curious as i will be picking mine up in 2 weeks.
     
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    wazzabie 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    what is a gov-bom?
     
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    GM's factory govorner atuated locking differential. They have a bad habit of breaking unexpectidly and blowing up the entire carrier. Hence the name gov-bom. The factory name was gov-loc.

    Ira
     
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    4xcrazy 3/4 ton status

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    Yeah, but primarily in the 10 bolt axles, sheesh, ya label one a "Gov-Bom" and the rest get it as well :rolleyes:
     
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    big_truxx 1/2 ton status

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    so would an M1009 CUCV have the gov-loc?
     
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    sandawgk5 3/4 ton status

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    Probably, I think all of the military trucks had lockers and only the 1 tons had the detroit.

    Ira
     
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    big_truxx 1/2 ton status

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    what i was thinking. thanks. also the fronts on the M1009 would be open right?
     
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    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    Do believe that all the M1009's had them, yes. Look for the RPO sticker in the glove box and/or a tag on the rear diff.

    -- A
     
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    Yep front will be open. Check the glove box if you are getting a complete vehicle. If it has a G80 code then it has the gov-loc in the rear.

    Ira
     
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    dont spose ya know wht the gov-loc rpo is do you?
     
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    big_truxx 1/2 ton status

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    lol last post was before page refreshed :waytogo: :D
     
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    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator Vendor GMOTM Winner Author

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    Mine was open front, gov-loc rear 3.08s
     

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