I believe I know the truck you're talking about and as a M1081 LVAD they are much more prone to rust. I'd do some serious poking around on it to gauge the rust before proceeding. Both seem to be priced right sight unseen.
This is the off the top of my head comparison between the two trucks and I tried to be objectively factual rather than speak to my taste. Having an M109A4 (M35A3 with M109 box) and an M1078 side by side it was easy to make comparisons.
Non Air brakes (may help in some...
There will be a massive rearranging here once it arrives and is checked over.
Oh lord.. at 25 mph I better leave now to get there on time.
That's what I like about it (the engine). I'll look into more counter weights as my rear rack is full. From my research when waiting is that there's a...
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