From my research so far:
List of all known BRDM2 vehicles in private hands in the USA
1-DFW area, Texas - polish chemical detector variant small turret RKHB running condition, missing many pieces on the inside. Owner is known
2.DFW area, Texas -Czech chemical detector, small turret, I am...
They're awesome. We haven't been able to drive much because of various things wrong-brakes, wasn't shifting, clutch, leak, etc. But one weekend a month has only ONE issue left-brakes are locked up. M35BEN is a solid AF mechanic and knows these things inside and out, way better than me.
We were able to hit the road today.
It drew quite the crowd. Unfortunately, had issues.
Brake seized shut
Carb is surging.
Hydraulic fluid blew out
It runs and drives like a DREAM. It’s quick. Well, until the hydro blew and the brake seized shut and the carb started surging.
Shakedown cruise coming this Saturday. Plates applied, getting insurance this week. Fixed the coolant leak. There might be some dribbles here and there but nothing major.
Replacing 3 tires, adjusting the brakes, and using a chase car but we are hitting the road.
yep, that’s it! It’s in remarkable shape. All those 40 year old seals and plastic and rubber are just failing now so I need to keep on the ball inregards to maintaining it. We are planning on hitting the road this winter.
A rather disappointing day working on the BRDM.
Hooked up the PKT solenoid and the firing circuit works.
I changed the transmission oil. It was very low and nasty. Flushed it with 2 gallons of extra 90w I had then poured in 8ish liters of ep90.
The PTO is the fill hole for the entire...
Purchased (New) from International Repot Depot in 2016, delivered in 2017.
Interior. After 4 years of bouncing in and out it was in need of a good blast of hot water.
After, much cleaner ! Almost parade ready except for tnose nasty tires.
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