It is mounted on a 1941 Chevrolet 3 ton know as Canadian Military Pattern or CMP, built in Canada for British Commonwealth Nations during WWII, hence they saw service on virtually every front.
My particular truck has an M35A2 drop side cargo which has been narrowed by 10 inches. The...
Another modification I made to my hoist was to add a hinge so that it will lay down in the truck bed. Did this for a couple of reasons -
First the door and ceiling were this truck is stored is to low to drive the truck in with it in the upright position. These hoist are a little to heavy to...
Your unit is very similar to the one I have in my truck. Word of Caution - be sure the locking screw on the swivel is back all the way out when unit is loaded. When screwed in it puts a spot load on the swivel tube which will dent the tube in time. On mine this resulted in the swivel tub...
Very interesting read, my takeaway from reading it was the truck failed to compete the test. How could a design with so many different problems ever made it into production with out these problems being found and corrected before it was accepted by the military?
What type of grease gun are you using? Reason I ask is I've had a problem with air powered grease guns NOT deliver grease when you pull the trigger. It feels like they are shooting grease but they are not. I've gone back to using an old hand grease gun on any fitting that you can't see the...
There is a story behind those lab coats. About 15 years ago the Red Cross was transitioning to a new fabric for there lab coats that was antimicrobial and all of the old (clean) lab coats where being thrown out. A friend of mine who worked for the Red Cross thought that was a waste, so...
The 2020 MVMVC Weare Rally Is Canceled
This decision is made with an abundance of caution to protect our club members, their family, and friends from possible exposure to the Covid-19 Virus.
It was felt by those involved in the discussions that the changes necessary to the Rally to reliably...
Glad you enjoyed the music. The videos were taken in 2009 Beauty got a new engine identical but it went from 216 cubic inches to 261 cubic inches that changed the Horse power from 84 to 160. Didn't really make the truck faster just means you go up a lot more hills in 4th gear.
Thanks for finding and posting what the problem real was. So much better to actually see what was wrong instead of just a recall message from the company not really explaining that the really messed up the quality control.
Enjoyed your pictures of getting down to the engine for major work. Made me think of what it takes to pull or install the engine on my C60S Pattern 13 truck aka BEAUTY
Actually this was part of a time motion study to identify all the steps necessary to pull the nose and engine...
When you post this picture as your entry all I could think of was Warthog from Lion King. The two flags look like tusks.
Years ago I was visiting the Army Engineer Test Center at Fort Belvoir Va. they had one of these trucks chained down in a test cell. It had pneumatic actuators on...
Good bunch of vehicles.
Now for a little drive in my CMP Radio Truck back in 2014 and 2018 we did a little convoy trip basically the length of New Hampshire . Just a fun way to enjoy our MVs.
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