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  1. Tlauden

    Would love to hear your thoughts on a M275A2

    Hi guys. Its been awhile since I have been on the board, mainly because I had sold the deuce I used to have. I know, I'm :cookoo::cookoo: for doing that... Anyhow, I have been eyeing this bad boy up for years now. The gentleman said they may be willing to sell it now since they no longer...
  2. Tlauden

    Deuce Air Horn Resto.

    Well since there isn't another category in the restore section I figured it may work here. Found these up at Coleman's on a parts truck, cost $35 since I pulled it myself. They work and sound great!!!! I was very surprised to see that once the paint was stripped that the large chime is...
  3. Tlauden

    Deuce Master Cylinder, different styles?

    So Ive searched and havent found any other master cylinders like this. I got this replacement MC today from saturn, got it home and opened it up and was disapointed to see a different style. Ive searched a ton of A2 and A3 threads and what I found in the A2 was styles like my old MC, and the...
  4. Tlauden

    Split Rim Safety

    Found and Interesting video on split rims that shows you what can happen if you do something wrong, Personally I never have messed with my split rims, there is a big rig shop locally that still works on them for me. This apparently is just a little clip of the whole safety video but i cant...
  5. Tlauden

    M275A2, What do you think its worth?

    Hello All!!!!! I've been eyeing this truck up for a a while now and i might decide to get it, IF and ONLY IF the price is right and the owner is willing to sell. Its an M275A2 WO/W 2936 Miles 647 Hrs. Sorry i forgot to get the year, my fiance was looking at a 109 sitting there and asking...
  6. Tlauden

    Brake Booster- New vs. Old

    Hello All!! I have a simple question about the M35A2's brake booster. Will the "New" style replace the "old Style"? I have the old style and i need all new seals and gaskets and so on, No one seems to sell the rebuild kits for an old style. Saturn though has the New style in stock, for i...
  7. Tlauden

    "occasional" brush truck. Opinions?

    Hello all!! Hear me out here, I wanted to run this idea past the experts and hear what everyone thinks of this idea, both good and bad. So with the recent amount of wildfires I have been trying to find a way to get the deuce out and make it earn it's keep:) We at the fire house were thinking...
  8. Tlauden

    Need Transport Ideas Blaine Mn to Halifax Pa

    Well I want to buy a truck or two from a fellow member here, Tie6044, the only problem I'm running into is it's a 19 hour drive according to google maps. I would love to make the trip but I simply don't have time. I've read tons of threads here on people transporting and their different methods...
  9. Tlauden

    Deuce Action Shots

    Well, we have alot of topics here, alot of threads on what mods people have made, and alot of threads of people just having fun. I wanna start this thread for anyone to post any kind of "action shot" you have of your green iron. It could include parades, working, or just simply out and about...
  10. Tlauden

    Trailer Pickup Fort Meade MD

    Hello all!! I have a question to anyone in the Fort Meade Area. I am very interested in getting one of the 3/4 ton or 1.5 ton trailers that are going up for auction there shortly. I figure there are enough of them to keep prices down (hopefully:roll:) the only problem is with my new job I'm...
  11. Tlauden

    Found an M880 w/service body

    Well in my quest for looking for a m1008 I stumbled upon 2 what I believe are M880's. One has the maintenance bed on it (no generator, but there used to be) the other is the regular bed. Thinking about offering a little above scrap to get the one with the maintenance body, it's rust but mostly...
  12. Tlauden

    Removing deuce wheel, I'm at a loss

    Well as it says, I give up!!!! I've been trying to get my driver side front wheel off now for almost two hours!!!! The impact I have just laughs at me when I try and I've managed to bend my breaker bar.... I'm assuming these aren't reverse thread cause with a quick search I found nothing on...
  13. Tlauden

    JB Weld in High Temps. What's your opinions?

    Howdy:beer: What's everyone's opinion on JB Weld? I need to seal a leaky section of flex pipe where it connects to the regular pipe on my exhaust. I seen that the puddy is not good for high temps. But what about the other "mix" types?? I've heard of people fixing leaky radiators with it so I'm...
  14. Tlauden

    Siren Install Opinions

    Well I got this at a heck of a bargain on a siren! and figure, heck why not mount it to the deuce cause it will certainly look weird on my ram 1500. But i would like you folks opinion as where i should mount it. I narrowed down to 3 places 1) on the front bumper facing forward (pics 1&2) 2) on...
  15. Tlauden

    Making Biodiesel

    Is there anyone here making biodiesel? I've really been looking into the process but it seems tricky and a little dangerous, I mean stuff needs measured and chemicals need mixed etc etc etc. Or am I looking to far into it? I know the deuce will run on straight veggie oil as will many other...
  16. Tlauden

    IBC tote question...

    Well today I found a guy here in my town selling them big IBC Totes! I went and bought one. Well $40 later I had it back at the fire house and was pondering some stuff. Obviously they aren't baffled, so there is alot of "slosh" room. Has anyone ever had problems going down the highway and them...
  17. Tlauden

    Aftermarket Temp Gauge Install

    Well since my temp gauge wasnt functioning i decided to add one. The guage was about $15 (advanced Auto) and about an hour of work to install. I had to make a bit of an adapter because the "probe" thing that goes into the coolant was to long... I opted to put in a Tee for adding a new stock...
  18. Tlauden

    A few Minor Mods

    Well i got a few things done to the deuce today that i've been wanting to get around to. 1) Tried out a paint color on front bumper - Not sure if i like it, its a weird tan-ish color 2) Front running lights on with head lights on - I did this a little different than what people normally do. I...
  19. Tlauden

    New Section Idea??

    Ok, hear me out here. What about a section here on steel soldiers dedicated to our other rides? As much as everyone loves the green iron I know we love our other vehicles too. And I'm sure we do some cool mods to them also! And just like our MV's they break to, so we could also inquire on how...
  20. Tlauden

    Vacuum to collect ALT. Fuels

    Well I searched and came up with nothing so here is my question/idea. Has anyone ever thought about or used vacuum to collect wvo/WMO or whatever it is you burn? I've been looking at pumps for collection purposes and I ran into a "super sucker" vacuum truck and that's where the idea came from...
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