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  1. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,..... Regrettably I have had to halt the deal with the C1500's as I have logistics issues that I can't resolve. Also the amount of work and time it will take is just a shade more than I have time for just now. I have though found a better replacement vehicle for what I intend...
  2. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,..... Or I could weld a second one to it and make a big fuel tank,...? ;) Ok,... I gone and done it. Made a deal and I now own 2 International Harvester C1500's and a spare used engine. Aussie.
  3. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,..... All the junk in the back, and that bathtub will stay,.... ;) Turns out it less than an hour away from me,.... That might be a good sign,...? Aussie.
  4. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,.... Well here I am again, I was just looking for an old farm light truck to use as a general use workhorse. I wanted something smaller than the Deuce. I came across this ex Australian Army International Harvester C1500 It runs and drives according to the seller...
  5. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,.... Well today I collected my Deuce, just have to change out the coolant. Tomorrow I'll take it to my 4x4 club meeting so that I guess will be its first 'Official' showing. Then the following Sunday I'll take it to its first Car Show. Had a play with the NOS towbar...
  6. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,.... Oh there will be pictures and Video! First job is to refill the cooling system, drive to my place, flush cooling system and refill with coolant. Check brakes and all good to go. Aussie.
  7. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,..... Well before I put my Deuce back to work looks like I will have a chance to put it in its FIRST car show! On Sunday the 5th if all go's well I will take the Deuce to its first show and now the interior seats have all been recovered it looks Great inside! This should be...
  8. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,..... Just to update my postings here My M105A2 arrived safe but then had its connection cable severed by a reckless forky pushing the trailer around. Also ripped a data plate. Yesterday the new replacement cable arrived so will have a small job to fit that on the weekend...
  9. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,..... Just found out this morning my M105A2 and tow bar is on its way home. Should arrive around the 26th of this month and I may get my hands on it within a week of that date. Aussie.
  10. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,.... Well I got me a Towbar for my Deuce with ALL the tools etc,.... All in its original crate. Will be great to have all the fun toys for it. Aussie.
  11. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,... Well I just found out today that my M105A2 will be delivered TODAY, earlier than quoted. What a brilliant job! Thanks United States of Freight for a job well done! This whole thing went smoother than I was expecting. Aussie.
  12. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,..... They used wood blocks to protect the trailer when they used a forklift to lift it onto the step-deck trailer. ;) Aussie.
  13. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,.... Ok, my M105A2 has just been collected and is now in transit to my shipping agent! :) Aussie.
  14. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,.... For those with a sharp eye in the second photo in my post above you can see that the trailer is in fact a M105A1 so that sale was terminated. I have now gotten a M105A2 with a CBC hardtop and will be moving it to my shipping agent in about a week. I am however looking...
  15. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,..... The M105A2 is Camo and has all bows and cover. I now have to move it from the east coast to the west coast where my shipping agent is,.... This will come back in a shipping container. Aussie.
  16. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,.... Going way back in time to one of my very first posts, if not my actual first post, I guess I have now fulfilled my wish to get a Deuce and a M105A2 trailer to go with it. Yes, that's right, I now as of last week now have a M105A2 trailer, I now just have to sort out...
  17. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,..... Long story made short: About 3.5 months ago I took my Deuce seats into a upholsterer to get them all recovered. Got the drivers seat base done. Then he went on holiday to the US for a month. 2 weeks after he gets back my seats are still NOT done. Another 2 weeks...
  18. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,..... Found this blast from the past,..... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMrw2h46IQQ#t=1067.0796351 Thought it very interesting. Aussie.
  19. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,.... I have a air line from the airpack that go's to the fuel tank, should I disconnect that? Is that what I need to route up to the air filter? Aussie.
  20. Aussie Bloke

    Australia: Importing US MV's

    G'day everyone,.... I know what it is,... This is the Honeymoon period and we are getting to know each other,... I am being tested to see if I will love it enough to treat it right for a Long term relationship. That's what's happening. The Flat tyre, the fuel leak, the brake fluid issue...
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