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  1. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    Finally got her back on the road. Replaced the busted axle parts and after a fun filled test drive ended up having to replace the steering control assembly as well. Look forward to getting her cleaned up and to some shows.
  2. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    Sorry for the lack of updates. Work has been a bear. Got the truck and trailer back to SA on Monday at a pretty good cost from a local wrecker company. Insurance company (Gulfway/Travelers) has been fantastic and the truck is not being totaled, so we should he able to start tearing things apart...
  3. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    Well, the belt repair went great. Was staying at 45 mph and stopping every hour. Was 60 miles from.home going through Austin and got cut off at about 35-40 mph. I had the choice of rear ending him or braking and hitting a wall. Pictures tell the rest.
  4. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    50 miles down, 205 left. Cruising at 45 now.
  5. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    Around 50. Just spent the last 5 hours sourcing a couple of belts. Had one in the engine let go and decided to replace the pair, and if course it was the two I didn't have. Though there was a transmission knock, but may have been the belt coming apart and knocking around the engine. Made it to...
  6. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    Made it to Mt Pleasant, TX. No issues at all so far, truck is running great and my chase vehicle is getting 88 mpg.
  7. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    So far so good. Made it to West Mephis about an hour ago. Truck has been fantastic so far, with the exception of a newly cracked windshield when I got here, oops. Hope to leave tomorrow around 9am and make it to just south of Dallas.
  8. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    Been there a few times myself, I just happened to have some good luck for once.
  9. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    Put her up on FB for sale today. She runs and the brakes work, just trying to get a fuel leak from the fuel shutoff or hydraulic head under control now.
  10. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    Thanks, Much appreciated. I think I lucked out. I don't get on the site as much as I used to and just happened to glance at it about 30 mins after he posted it. The money stars aligned and I got a great deal.
  11. airbornebandsman

    M818 W/M348A2 MO to TX

    M818 W/M348A2 Road Trip MO to TX. 08-11JUN19 Good afternoon SSers. I am heading up to MO from San Antonio, TX to pick up an M818 w/M348A2 trailer. I will be leaving SATX in my car on 08JUN and taking 35N up to Oklahoma City, OK where I will pick up a buddy who will be following me back in my...
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