New guy from KS with 1952 Mack M51A2

eric67camino

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Well, sorta.

I have been on here off and on for a while researching and trying to learn.

Thank you all for all of the information thus far and for all I hope to learn in the future.

So anyways, I finally pulled the trigger on a truck. Won the auction today. Hopefully pick up next week. This should be fun.
 

eric67camino

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I hope so. I'm trying to decide whether to try to find an original bed or just make it a shorty dump with a cut down standard bed and a spare tire rack in front of it.
 

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I'm afraid that the aluminum bed may not hold up to me adding a dump hoist. I've always wanted to get a deuce and put a dump conversion on. Not that I'm going to be using it commercially, it would just be handy for hauling dirt or rock for the driveway, etc.
 

eric67camino

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I've called around a little and a correct bed is more than double what I paid for the truck, so we'll see.
 

big block 88

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Im here in topeka if you ever need any help brother

we have built a few dumps in our time, on the aluminum bed it can be done but you are gonna have to add some real steel and real weight to make it live.
 

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I appreciate it. I still have to get it home. It's going to be a long week of waiting and getting prepped. The truck is 5 hours away.
 

simp5782

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Well, sorta.

I have been on here off and on for a while researching and trying to learn.

Thank you all for all of the information thus far and for all I hope to learn in the future.

So anyways, I finally pulled the trigger on a truck. Won the auction today. Hopefully pick up next week. This should be fun.
If you have any issues on recovery i will be in the ft riley area sunday and monday. I have a heavy trailer to load it on.

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eric67camino

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If you have any issues on recovery i will be in the ft riley area sunday and monday. I have a heavy trailer to load it on.

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Thank you. We're looking at a Wednesday or Thursday run to get her. Hopefully things go smooth.
 

simp5782

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If you need it moved though without the risks of break down. i can do it for 1.50 a mile. Do it on Sunday. My cell number is below.

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