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    Bid and lost today on GovPlanet on a M1083 with non-run engine. Auctions just went higher than I was willing to pay.

    I need a vehicle with added gross weight capacity. Might even attach a flatbed trailer mechanism.

    Need to pull and move my multiple vehicles from place to place and also want to be able to go camping off the grid.

    Might even consider uprgade to diffs to allow higher speed, but first need the truck. lol

    Gonna start lurking here, and wanted to say hello.

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    How about buying one from a private party?
    Do you know how wxpensive it is to have a FMTV transported to your location? And hoe much it will coat to make it driveable?
    You will soon learn that this is not a hobby you will fo on a budget. Or you'll have to know these in and out and can work on them.
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    My years of experience with NY truck is lots of rust. Rust all over, corrosion in the brake cans. Buy a truck down south and have it hauled up here.

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    319cssb and Suprman, you're both exactly correct!

    Have a friend "down South" who has a line on one that is in working condition. I think that is the best and least rusty option.

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    If your not in a hurry to pick one up. Watch all the usual auction websites bid only what you fell comfortable paying. Sooner or later youíll get lucky.

    Iíve been surprised at some of the trucks that get passed over till the next round.

    I do a search of the online classifieds you can find some that might fit your budget or liking.


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    I have a beautiful rust free 1083 here in NC. I just took it in from someone who was fed up with a bad transmission (still not convinced that its bad). I have two known good trans here that worst case I will swap out. The truck will then be for sale. Guessing a couple months. Did I mention its a rust free NC truck?
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    I have a M1083A1 in South Carolina for sale. And it does not have a bad transmission.
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    Thanks guys.

    My post was not a call for sales BUT yeah, I'm cool if you PM me with the details.

    That being said, this was not a call for prospective sales. I don't wanna fall afoul of the Mods.

    I actually didn't anticipate anyone would offer anything.

    I just wanted to say hi, and I will be looking around this BB for a while.

    Thanks one and all.

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    I just sold my 1083 and I wouldn't PM anyone anyway. If someone wants to buy what i have they know how to contact me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 319cssb View Post
    I just sold my 1083 and I wouldn't PM anyone anyway. If someone wants to buy what i have they know how to contact me.
    So he specifically asks for info AFTER you brought it up yesterday that it was for sale, but you can't PM him info? Sure, he can PM you but why can't you PM him after he asked for more info?

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