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    Default M54 Fording kit on the M35A2C?

    I did a search, and I dont THINK I'm double posting, if I am, I'm sure someone will point it out!

    I've been looking for a fording kit for my M35A2C... and haven't had much luck. Eastern Surplus claims their M54 kit will work with "some modification" Does anyone know what those modifications are? Or should I (pun intended) "take the plunge" and buy it, then post a "how to" up here?
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    The M54 kit isn't really like the original kit. Their site shows the fording kit for a M35 non turbo multi, that one is close. The only difference is how the tube is mounted. You can either make the clamps or just shorten the one in the kit. There is one installed on the deuce in my Avatar photo.
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    nice, you've got the yellow lights on yours as well... can you show me a bigger pic?
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    Honestly, you can do far better with commercial off the shelf components and at a cheaper cost............

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZiggyO View Post
    Honestly, you can do far better with commercial off the shelf components and at a cheaper cost............

    Z
    Totally agree with ZiggyO . I built my own and it is far superior to the "military" one. One switch and your good to go.

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    Has someone done a write up or parts list?
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    We are out of stock on the M35 naturally aspirated fording kit

    but we have these for $49

    there are a lot of parts and pieces in the kit, comes in a wooden crate
    https://www.easternsurplus.net/Docum...it%20(111).jpg 5T-999 | Deep Water Water Fording Kit
    Water Fording Kit for M54 and variants 5-Ton Trucks
    NSN #: 2540-00-757-9943
    Part #: 5703532

    $49.00
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    Eastern Surplus & Equipment Company
    www.easternsurplus.net
    Toll Free: 1-855-332-0500
    Office: 215-332-0500
    dave@easternsurplus.net
    Government Contractor ID # 5KKZ9

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