How-To

How to install a A2 Airlift bumper: 

How to do basic Geared Hub maintenance check

How to add a key start to your HMMWV:

How to tell the difference in HMMWV designations:

We all wonder, what do those numbers stand for?  Like, what is the difference between M998 and an 1038…?  So, how to tell the difference between the different HMMWV designations:

  • M998 – basic troop carrier; 1038 – troop carrier w/ winch
  • 966 – armored tow carrier; 1036 – tow carrier w/winch
  • 1045 – tow carrier with sup armor; 1046 – tow , sup arm w/winch
  • 1025 – armament carrier armored ( 50 cal , m-60, mk19 grenade launcher)
  • 1026 – as above w/ winch; 1043 – armament carrier with sup armor
  • 1044 – as above w/winch; 1037 – s250 shelter carrier
  • 1042 – as above w/winch; 996 – 2 litter ambulance
  • 997 – 4 litter ambulance; 1035 – 2 litter soft top

How to tell if you’re HMMWV will fit inside your garage.  Simple, measure your garage and then compare it to the measurements below or go to the source of the image:

hmmwv-basic-dim