Off road, they kinda suck compared to smaller 4×4’s. The second video is a discussion with the owner about his mods to the rig. I have to get one though, especially since I won 2 m trailers! Myself, I am looking for a fixer-upper so I can get it at a lower price. They are indeed very concerned about the hobby and do not want some “survival nut” ruining it for them. Sign In or Sign Up.
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Top reasons to own an M35 Deuce and a Half truck (VIDEO)
Good advice in this thread for those who may want one but are not familiar with them. Originally Posted by Rabble. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion.
Mount a rotor to the PTO and add a caliper and you can have brakes on the axle.
Quote message in reply? On the other hand, driving a deuce is fun. These are vehicles that were maintained by a maintenance unit, and the reason why civilians are able to own them is because the government handed them down to the National Guard and now the NG has gotten rid of most of them.
I have been a member of steelsoldiers for about 4 months now, lots of great resources, however deucee not bring up survivalism, prepping there Shear pins in the PTO system snap, bull gears inside the ceuce old winch shatter, I’ve even accidentally pulled over trees trying to get unstuck The reason why they worked so great in the military is because they had units available, wreckers, grunts, etc.
Originally Posted by rynosurf Are the air brakes like the brakes in a class A vehicle? The multifuel design made it quite a bit less reliable than a conventional diesel engine. I noticed some posts from members on the forum who were considering or were set on buying an M35 2.
M35 Deuce And A Half 6X6 Will Redefine Your Idea Of Rugged
I have to get one though, especially since I won 2 m trailers! Frankly, I’ve read so much stuff on this forum that I am getting bored. They do not even want people to bring up the term “bug out vehicle” over there. Thinking of buying Questions. I remember seeing a power steering conversion somewhere at one time, and if you have any heavy truck experience it isn’t too hard to modernize the brakes. It’s air over hydraulic and only single circuit which means if you’ve got less than 60psi in the air system or one wheel cylinder leaking enough, you have no brakes.
Daly vehicles are antiques, so they are basically hobbies. Find all posts by Preacherboy. Page 1 of 5. So you’re thinking about buying a deuce?
Originally Posted by Preacherboy I have been a member of steelsoldiers for about 4 months now, lots of great resources, however do not bring up survivalism, prepping there The compromise of this capability is a lack of output because the big engine makes just horsepower 94 kilowatts and pound-feet Newton-meters of torque. Regular Car Reviews23 via YouTube.
They are indeed very concerned about the hobby and do not want some “survival nut” ruining it for them.
Off road, they kinda suck compared to smaller 4×4’s.
Still, Regular Car Reviews clambers into this pickup to show just deude different it is to drive than any other vehicle on the road. M is the 2. Thanks for the info, I have considered getting one, there are a few for sale here locally.
The heat will also kill the pinion seal. Originally Posted dduce Rabble Thanks for the info, I have considered getting one, there are a few for sale here locally.
Joey-T 2nd Amendment supporter. Previous left arrow key Next right arrow key Close Move. I’ve bought 5 of them and I’m got several years experience working on diesels, and kept the best running one.