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Old 12-14-2017, 06:42 PM   #1
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New M1009

Picked this little baby up this morning. 29 Degrees & popped right off & runs perfect! Shows 1900 miles on the odo meter! Not a dent or any rust!
But don't think Bubba aint been here- the whole truck is sprayed with some kinda Gray Trunk Spatter Paint!
Oh well that's what they make 80 grit for!

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Old 12-14-2017, 10:41 PM   #2
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Re: New M1009

Looks sweet. I've had 3 of these (still have one) and feel they are great rigs. Are you going to go green or desert tan?
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Old 12-14-2017, 11:20 PM   #3
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Oh Green all the way!
I spent four yrs in Afghanistan, I've seen enough Tan to last several lifetimes!
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Old 12-15-2017, 02:31 AM   #4
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Re: New M1009

Congrats, looks good! I've got one I bought back in 2010, they're fun toys to have. Looks like yours came with a 3 or 4" lift.
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Old 12-15-2017, 10:43 AM   #5
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Yeah but it's commin off. I have some stock springs & even a pair w/ an add a leaf. Then I gotta really nice set of Rallyes & BFG All Terrains I been savin.
I really bought this truck to cut the top off of & weld a pickup roof to. I got a really nice '88 K5 up in the barn all re done, engine, trans, 4" lift w/ 33s. Aint been started in 10 yrs now.
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Old 12-22-2017, 12:30 PM   #6
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I'm on the look out for a receiver hitch. Does the K5 take the same hitch as the C10s & the K10s? That tank sure hangs down low...
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Old 12-22-2017, 01:38 PM   #7
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I put a Reese on mine, it was listed as for a K5 but I'm almost positive it's the same for trucks and burbs. It hangs down as low as the tank skid plate, maybe a little lower, but it's completely behind the tank.
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Old 12-22-2017, 01:53 PM   #8
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Thanks!
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Old 12-28-2017, 06:42 PM   #9
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Nice find, I'd have to have A/C put in for South Louisiana.

Also thank you for your service Andy.
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Old 12-28-2017, 07:09 PM   #10
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Nice find, I'd have to have A/C put in for South Louisiana.

Also thank you for your service Andy.
Oh I wasn't Military, I was a Field Support Rep for Navistar Defense for the MaxxPro line of MRAPs. I helped the Army kids learn to operate their MRAPs, helped repair them, installed the L-Rod & Volleyball net armor systems, hid under them while under attack...
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Old 12-28-2017, 07:39 PM   #11
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Oh I wasn't Military, I was a Field Support Rep for Navistar Defense for the MaxxPro line of MRAPs. I helped the Army kids learn to operate their MRAPs, helped repair them, installed the L-Rod & Volleyball net armor systems, hid under them while under attack...
O ok sorry for the mistake. but if you helped the kids out, thanks for that.
I spent 8 years on Submarines.
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Old 12-29-2017, 12:55 AM   #12
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The hitch for a burb is longer.
The rear section behind the tanks are different.
It can be modded to fit.
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Old 12-30-2017, 05:07 PM   #13
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O ok sorry for the mistake. but if you helped the kids out, thanks for that.
I spent 8 years on Submarines.
Ha! I used to overhaul boats at Ingalls East Bank back in the 70s. Worked Radiation Control, Main Engine Crew.
Others in the yard called us "Nukey Spooks"
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