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    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.
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    Made it to Mt Pleasant, TX. No issues at all so far, truck is running great and my chase vehicle is getting 88 mpg.
    Mik Teteris
    "The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing."

    1971- M813A1 w/w, AM General
    1970- M818, AM General
    1969- M52A2, Kaiser Jeep (For Sale)
    1980- M105A2, Turtle Mountain. (2010 rebuild)
    1967- M348A2
    19??- M373A2

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    1970 M35A2, 1968 M35A2, M116, 19?? M43B1, 1984 M1009, 2000 M872, 2007 M872A1, 1983 M915A1, M200A1B1 Fifth Wheel Dolly

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    Knock on wood. Nice

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    So day 1 260 miles done, day 2 330 miles done, day 3 380 miles (home) pending. I forget but isn't cruising speed for an m818 50ish mph.

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    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 Hutchins, Tx. So about 255 miles left to home.
    Mik Teteris
    "The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing."

    1971- M813A1 w/w, AM General
    1970- M818, AM General
    1969- M52A2, Kaiser Jeep (For Sale)
    1980- M105A2, Turtle Mountain. (2010 rebuild)
    1967- M348A2
    19??- M373A2

    Turned in:
    1970 M35A2, 1968 M35A2, M116, 19?? M43B1, 1984 M1009, 2000 M872, 2007 M872A1, 1983 M915A1, M200A1B1 Fifth Wheel Dolly

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    50 miles down, 205 left. Cruising at 45 now.
    Mik Teteris
    "The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing."

    1971- M813A1 w/w, AM General
    1970- M818, AM General
    1969- M52A2, Kaiser Jeep (For Sale)
    1980- M105A2, Turtle Mountain. (2010 rebuild)
    1967- M348A2
    19??- M373A2

    Turned in:
    1970 M35A2, 1968 M35A2, M116, 19?? M43B1, 1984 M1009, 2000 M872, 2007 M872A1, 1983 M915A1, M200A1B1 Fifth Wheel Dolly

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    What a test of fortitude. Sure is fun when mileage goes by, but the bugs on the front glass get to be a chore to see through at night. The Quest continues.
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    Oh, by the way there's some nos belts in the trailer with the truck stuff.

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    Delayed in Austin, Mik is okay. Getting things sorted now.

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    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.
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    Mik Teteris
    "The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing."

    1971- M813A1 w/w, AM General
    1970- M818, AM General
    1969- M52A2, Kaiser Jeep (For Sale)
    1980- M105A2, Turtle Mountain. (2010 rebuild)
    1967- M348A2
    19??- M373A2

    Turned in:
    1970 M35A2, 1968 M35A2, M116, 19?? M43B1, 1984 M1009, 2000 M872, 2007 M872A1, 1983 M915A1, M200A1B1 Fifth Wheel Dolly

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