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    4L80e and NP241c Upgrade

    Good work Joe. It will be worth all the hard work.
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    New Bedford/WestPort/Fall River, MA - Sneak peek

    Wes give me a call 617-650-2108
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    Hemtt wheels and CTIS on an M923a2

    I have put 1600s with stock 5 ton rims on the front of an A2 with No rubbing. the outbound drums make all the difference.
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    Hemtt wheels and CTIS on an M923a2

    in that case. I made an aluminum spacer block to space out the stock CTIS valve out and built new valve mounting plates. I used the longer CTIS hoses that are used on the rear axles to give me more flex in the hoses.
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    Hemtt wheels and CTIS on an M923a2

    I have been building and customizing military trucks full time for about ten years now, most of you are familiar with my work as A&H Recon shop. over the years I have converted a bunch of 5 ton trucks to 1600s. This is what I found. Since M939A2 series trucks have out bound drums you don't need...
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    Hemtt wheels and CTIS on an M923a2

    I am made adapters to run HEMTT rims on the front of a A2 5tons and still have functional CTIS
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    My new M923 A1

    I need to read this from the beginning
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    Slow build project... a 4x4 5 Ton fixed boom wrecker AKA Project Spare Parts

    thank you for the words of confidence guys. I am working on finish some customer's projects before the holidays so I am not sure how much I will get done this year, but I already am working out some kinks.
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    Slow build project... a 4x4 5 Ton fixed boom wrecker AKA Project Spare Parts

    outpost I will keep everyone up to date on the progress. All in all it is a good truck, but that last 10% in build process is the hardest. If you get back into the hobby please, let me or Chris know. We can point you in the right direction.
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    Slow build project... a 4x4 5 Ton fixed boom wrecker AKA Project Spare Parts

    well, I hope the third time is a charm with this truck. I am the third owner and The truck is No 450HP rocket ship. The whole truck will need to be double checked but there already huge issues. The stacks looked cool but they almost killed me driving home. we had to cover over the holes so the...
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    I regret changing my M818 to hub piloted / unimount wheels

    I am going to do this to my M916. I have a bunch of new 445/65/22.5 Goodyears on hub pilot rims. I will be converting the truck over to a civilian dump truck. Hub pilot just makes sense.
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    Any advice on weird tree spade conversion, in Upstate, SC?

    Join the MVPA. They are a National group that fights for military vehicle collectors.
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    MTA 2018 OFFICAL SHOW THREAD , Info /buy/Sell/trade/Talk /All :)

    WTB a Heavy Tow bar, the square style with feet. PM me with what you have. I will pay for it before Sussex if you can bring it to the show.
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    Convoy to benefit Veteran suicide prevention

    This Convoy is going to be Epic! We have a M936 wrecker, M977 HEMTT and a M923A1 leaving Cape Cod Thursday before the show. There are a M35A2 with gun ring, M916 MRAP clone and a M931 leave Kingston NH on Thursday too. Friday morning we have a M923A1, M923A2 bobber, M915 pulling a half track and...
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    M134 Minigun build.

    I seen it up close this past weekend. it is truly realistic. Great work Steve.
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