Top 10 Deuce Modifications

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New member
Fort Gibson Oklahoma
Whats your top ten mods you plan to do on your deuce or have done. want to get an idea of some of the things i might want to do to my deuce. I swapped the IP for a lds-1a and cup holders are soon to be installed. How about ya'll? what would you like to do and what have you done?

Thanks for your input


AM3 U.S. Navy
Forsyth, Ga.
In no particular order
1. Custom blue rattle can paint job
2. Seats out of a jeep cherokee
3. Dynomax muffler
4. Jatonka spin-on oil, primary and secondary fuel filter kit
5. All fiberglass troop seats and headache rack
6. Pyrometer
7. Turned up fuel, (need to go more)

That's what I've done, and to finish out my top 10

8. M35tom .69 od kit
9. 11r20 xl dueled in rear with 14.5r20 on front
10. Air lockers in all 3 axles.


Active member
Benton, AR
Wow... You should get some good responses on this one. I've got 2 so I'm doing different things to both.

This is just on one truck.
Here is what I have done:
1. Added Walmart Driving lights on the back for backing up at night.
2. Turn signal relay mod
3. Axle vent tubing to central location in engine compartment. (fording mod)
4. 12 volt 10 spot fuse holder for 12 volt stuff.
5. 12 volt Walmart fan
6. 3 outlet 12 volt accessary
7. Added a hose for slobber tube.
8. Recovered seats with digicam

To do Mods:
LED turn signal lights and tails. Already bought.
Air tank dump solenoid. Needs to be installed.
Convoy light. Needs to be put together and installed.
Custom made shift boots to match seats.
Rhinoline interior floor and bed.
New paint job.
Some other stuff that I am forgetting.


Well-known member
Salina, Kansas
I would like a pyrometer, a set of front lock outs, a pair of locking differentials, PTO winch for front, electric winch under the bed, a nice set of 1100 radials, removable receiver hitch, under bed storage box for tools, remote master cylinder reservoir, and a larger on board air tank for running air tools....want to set it up so I can valve it off when not needed.


Well-known member
Steel Soldiers Supporter
Front Royal, VA
My list of what I did on mine.

1. Installed Peterbilt air horn
2. Installed Coke-style bottle opener on front side of deuce bed next to the door.
3. Cup holder.
4. Mini-humidor in the glove box.
5. Beer cooler on the front where the winch should be.
6. 12-volt stereo hookup
7. Pair of panties from a stripper I met in Baltimore hanging from the electric wiper switch.

Still need to do:

8. Install kegerator in bed.
9. Install beer taps in the side of the bed, just opposite the kegerator.
10. Install 2-person hammock in the bed for camping/relaxing.

Hey, you gotta ENJOY your ride once you get there too!
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North Branch, MI
This is my top 10:
1. Add muffler (or re-plumb exhaust out the back)
2. Upgrade tires to super singles or 11r20's if you like duels (modern radials)
3. Add a reese style hitch to the back (and maybe to the front)
4. Primary fuel filter upgraded to a spin on with wix base and filter

That is what I've done so far...
Here are other options...
5. Bob the truck
6. Lock-out hubs (to free up the front differential and one of the rear axles for road driving)
7. power steering
8. Locking differentials, so it will be a true 6x6
9. seats, either springer or something else
10. engine to a 6bt or something or just upgrade to anti-drain back, spin on fuel filters for the multi-fuel.


Active member
Tecumseh ,OK
1 395 tires
2 bobbed
3 heater
4 door lock
5 windshield wiper blade and arm upgrades
6 12v acc plugs
7 cb raido
8 civi receiver hitch
9 new mirrors.

To do
Front lock outs, repair windows for less wind noise, repair axle boots, winch, modded hemitt rims, m16 holders,and slot of outher stuff.....:grd:

Darwin T

Active member
Port Arthur, Texas
this is not for all my deuces most are for my M109a3 but some are for my M35a2's

1. wehring's 20 ton receiver hitch. done
2. spin-on filters. done
3. drivers spring seat. done
4. M-66 machine gun ring. have but not installed yet
5. fording kit. have but not installed yet
6. passenger side jerry can holder. done
7. pto drive 10,000 pound winch. 1 done and 1 to go
8. led turn lights front and rear. done
9. led head lights. have but not installed yet
10. 1100x20 tire upgrade. have but not installed yet



New member
duncan, sc
of what's been done, in 'top' order:
  1. Cummins / NV4500 swap
  2. Hydro-boost disc brakes
  3. Hydro-steered
  4. Bob'd
  5. Lifted
  6. 1600s
  7. Locked front & rear
  8. Fully sand-blasted and re-painted
  9. Fully re-gauged
  10. Aux driving, rear work, and reverse lighting
Still to do, in chronological order:
  1. Hydro-conversion on front PTO winch
  2. Add mid-mount rear hydro winch
  3. Ouverson axle shafts
  4. Dump bed (why not?)
  5. 4-link suspension
  6. Rear steer
  7. Get another truck and start it all again.


Active member
Lancaster, PA
Top mods, in order.
1. New tires - 1100R20 Firestone T831's.
2. Dynomax muffler.
3. Defroster (well, really a heater but the defroster ducts matter more) Maradyne 8000 mounted under dash. Plumbed with a shut off valve.
4. NOS wiper motors with civy wiper blades.
5. Jatonka spin-on oil, primary and secondary fuel filter kit.
6. Intercom.
7. 24v to 12v power converter and power points for GPS and Sirius radio which connects to intercom.
8. Rear facing lights.
9. Fitted and zippered mosquito netting for cargo area. Primary use of my deuce is for camping. Pics coming soon.
10. Outfitted rear with camping gear. Up to 4 cots.

To do list, no order.
1. 2 24v fans in the cab.
2. Remote brake reservoir.
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Darwin T

Active member
Port Arthur, Texas
11. dual altenator system 12 and 24 volt (regular 24 volt and 12 volt for the box on my M109a3 to an inverter) have the 24 volt installed need the 12 volt
12. intercom (2 up front and one in the back) have but not installed yet
13. rt-524 under the passenger set connected to the intercom system. need rt-524 have rest not installed.

lot of stuff not done, because i can not park any of my deuces at my house due to port arthur, TEXAS city ordinance. so i can't just go work on it when i get the urge. port arthur bites!!


New member
Albany, GA
My 211 is a state of rebuild but for me here is the list of must get done.....;)

1. Finish sanding the sheet metal
2. Get the frame sand blasted
3. Find a cummins 4bta that isn't plated with gold and silver
4. Weld in depressed D ring pockets in the bed
5. Finish my wire frame canvas doors
6. Drill oil well so I can drive it cheaply:!:
7. Boil fuel tank
8. Paint and more paint
9. Aquire way over priced brake parts
10. Find time to do all this....

Maybe this is more of a dream list rofl

Good thread!
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