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    Default Can you identify this mystery trailer?

    Hi All,

    I picked up a new project, and was attempting to determine exactly what type of trailer this is. Just searching for MEP trailers on Google Images, I was not able find any examples with details to tell me more. The trailer looks like an M116a3 to me, but the platform is built above the wheel wells and there is an Aux fuel tank built into the trailer itself. Anyone know what this beast is officially called?

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    That is not a m116 or m1101 family.
    Special purpose built I suspect. What kind of suspension and axle?
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    Have not seen that one before, nice compact setup.
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    I've seen a couple very similar trailers to that one. Both were built by Silver Eagle in 2005 and look like they're built the same as the chassis of the m1101/m1102 in my opinion. The Silver Eagle part number is 01084-6668.
    m151a2, m1028s, m59 dump truck, LCVP, m416, m101a2, m101a3, m104

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    There is a data plate on the PP, (Power Plant) take a picture of it.

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    Howdy,
    Because of the lifting rings, belly fuel tank, I would say it was special purpose for 1st strike airdrop.

    The trailer itself is a Silver-Eagle/Schutte aluminum trailer in the M110x line, probably the M1102 known as heavy, (LTL-HC) due to having 2 x 10kw gensets as a power plant.
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    I have never seen one of those.
    Nice score!
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    For heavens sakes please switch those fuel caps back to the proper location so the colors match up. I can't sleep at night with them like that. Nice score.

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    Looks like the one out of Columbus Ohio that was just auctioned off this week

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    Many thanks to Doc Porkchop and Daybreak, it does indeed appear to be a Silver Eagle. I don't have a photo of the PU data plate as I don't have the unit in my possession quite yet.

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