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Happy New Year to all, may it be a healthy and prosperous one for all of you. As I cannot afford a real HMV (and would not have the space for it), I build small replicas of my favourite vehicles to have at least something to hold on to. My newest project is intended to be a Bedford MK tactical refueller as used by the RAF, but I have hit a brick wall. This seems to be one of most underphotographed vehicles of all time (the whole MK series also cries out for a decent book), there are about 5 (pretty small) photos of the original on the web, and tons of the JB/Airfix 1/76 kit - which I have, but it can only go so far in aiding a scratchbuild. Does a kind soul maybe have some photos of the original to share? Or is there an electronic version of the handbook? I would be very grateful, as that would mean I can go ahead with my build. Thank you very much in advance and cheers from Germany, Jens
HiJ ust writing to tell anyone intrested that im in contact with a guy on Ebay who scans and then sells CDs of manuals, and he is currently doing the Bedford MK and MJ, normaly you get lots of diffrent types of manuals ( electrical, gearbox,ect) and parts cataloges on the same CD and buy the look of the other mauals it should be around 15 quid, a lot better than buying the reprints at 25 or 50 quid a manual, it would probley cost like 1 or 2 hundred quid for all the manuals so if you are intrested please write to the guy aswell to incurage him to get the scanning project finnished ( i think he is about halfway) on ebay he is fv1601
So when i originality got my Mk it looked like it had a bit of a leak in the rear wheel hubs ( it was mentioned in the MOT) and the old owner said he got it fixed, well i cleaned away the old oil and it seems to be fine BUT, i got a leak from the rear axle, keeps driping,i put into the hole in the axle 1 and a half liter just before the weekend , i found on this forum a scan of 1 page from a manual stating that it takes 3 and a half liters so im happy i put some in ( its was full to the hole) Im gessing i have a old seal that is leaking, i feel the bottom and bit of material are coming off, not metal more like fiber, anyone know how to fix it......i keep trying to get a scan of a manual or parts list but im not having any luck,and as im in Iceland getting a reprint sent from vinntagemvmanuals is going to cost me a arm and a leg.... i dont even know the number of the seal i went for a run this last weekend for 200 or 300 km ( not to sure how far as the speedo and odmonitour packed in after the first 10 km of driving)staying the night in the truck (not to cold this time as summer is on the way) good fun and managed to find some good bad roads to play on not to far from the capital ive never tryed it ,but i know you can use stuff like Blue devil sealant in head gaskets and they have one for A/C and engine leaks on the seal but i cant find anything for rear axles....any of you guys know of something i could use to stop the leak easy or maybe you know the seal number or if it maybe another problem