Well, now that I look at it, they are all around stuff that would reflect.....dm22630 said:
David, I was joking about the scrap thing.....ARMYMAN30YearsPlus said:Most likely they were for a tarp that would cover the glass when in the tactical environment. It is a sweet truck and I would not scrap it just because someone lost some parts.
FMJ you still got the dually? here's a pic of mine I have since painted it solid olive green since, using a foam roller and a quart can of rustoleum.
and papa DAVID he was joking about scrapping it... We miss you pops!
Do you still have the documents for the wiring of the tank transfer switch?As far as I know, all M1028A1's, A2's, and A3's were conversions. An M1028A3 would have been a converted M1028 (which the 5077 NSN confirms). The M1028A2 is a converted M1028A1. And, the M1028A1's were converted M1031's. They should all have an MWO plate stating they were converted into whatever, as well as a Mfr. plate on the drivers door jamb with the original NSN (either M1028 or M1031).
I have heard that a few duallys were factory built, but I don't believe they were actual M1028A2's or A3's. I have seen a number of dually M1028's with communication boxes on the back, that appear to have been factory built. These were all also 1987 models with the 200-amp charging system.
I'm not convinced any were deliverd with pickup boxes, since the NSN's for the dually versions are so far after the rest of the series. The truck in my avatar (also M1028A3) was converted by me with an original kit, so I am fairly intimate with every part used. It had the following:
They must have only had access to a partial kit when they did this truck. Attached is a pic of the data plate they would have used if they had a complete kit. Unfortunately, I don't have a pic of an M1028A3 MWO plate, although I do have one somewhere of an M1028A2 MWO plate (which has an incorrect NSN, too! )
- Fenders and all other GM dually parts, the fiberglass parts and other metal panels
Front hubs and seals
Dana 70HD axle
New proportioning valve
Rear swaybar kit (new perches, u-bolts, end links and frame brackets)
New side mirrors
Wheels, wheel lug rings, rear spacers for between the wheels, lug nuts, screw-in valve stems
A template for cutting the bed in the right spot for the conversion.
And... all necessary hardware (right down to rivets for the data plates).
Also attached a pic of the crate with the fenders from my kit...
Technically, only the M1028 and M1028A1 were "donors" for the conversion. But, as I said, I have seen converted M1008's come out also...
I happen to have a civilian K30, former pa dot truck, 350 stick, it came with the Dana 70. It has no rear sway bar. ( its been semi restored with a frame swap from an M1010 ambulance)Did the civilian K30 4x4 with the drw come with the Dana 70? Were there any parts in the kit that weren't on the civilian model?
Wrong - Dana 70 (Dual rear wheel) rear was also factory installed on standard cab trucks. Here are my questions for the Chevy truck gurus. Was there ever a wide track 14 bolt (DRW) ? So far I have only seen the wide track with the dana 70 (DRW). Next question. Was the wide track rear (DRW) only installed on trucks with a pick up bed ?Pulling up an old thread, but the civilian K30 only had the Dana 70 rear in Crew cab config. In other cabs configs you got a 14 bolt.
What about the ambulance version? Plus I believe there was a dually chassis out there (been awhile since being in the pubs).Wrong - Dana 70 rear was also factory installed on standard cab trucks. Here are my questions for the Chevy truck gurus. Was there ever a wide track 14 bolt ? So far I have only seen the wide track with the dana 70. Next question. Was the wide track rear only installed on trucks with a pick up bed ?
Next question. Was the narrow track only installed on the cab and chassis version ? Thanks in advance.
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