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Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 04:53 AM GMT+7
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I think it is used for clearing the ground to prevent forest fires from spreading.

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Posted: Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 01:10 AM GMT+7
Ex-German Army TM-170 APC converted into a Rescue vehicle in Iceland :

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Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 12:26 AM GMT+7
Even a M1101 Light Tactical Trailer can be converted

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Converted Australian International ACCO Mk5 6x6 truck :

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http://www.robgray.com/graynomad/wothahellizat/index.php

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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 09:24 PM GMT+7
A few trucks from Myanmar :

This one began his life as a CMP Chevrolet C60 truck

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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 09:51 PM GMT+7
Talking about ex-Army ambulances... :

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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 09:46 PM GMT+7
Ex-Australian Army Ford ambulance promoting the 'Brumbies' rugby team

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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 09:35 PM GMT+7
Ex-Australian Army Land Rovers in civilian hands

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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 07:52 PM GMT+7
Of note in the 1960 picture below is the "Culemeyer Straßenroller R40" two-piece 16-wheeled street rollers (made in the 30's in Germany ! ) used to carry the freight car :

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Another one :

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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 01:03 AM GMT+7
Thanks for keeping the fire burning Robin Here are two more ship-related M26 pics :

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The load is a boiler which would be installed on the France ocean liner...

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British converted M26's used by Wynn's heavy haulage company :

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Posted: Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 07:24 PM GMT+7
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Posted: Wednesday, May 09, 2018 - 12:20 AM GMT+7



This is actually a bobbed M809, 5 ton truck.

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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 11:07 PM GMT+7
The 6x6 concept was also tested on the original Willys jeep

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someone is up to something fun
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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 10:41 PM GMT+7
Maybe a Northern relative of the Truck, Utility, 3/4 ton, 6X6 XM408 ?

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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 09:25 PM GMT+7
Stretched M151 in Alaska

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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 10:50 AM GMT+7



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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 10:17 AM GMT+7
bobbed 2 1/2 ton
https://www.easternsurplus.net/VehicleDetails/149/Custom-Bobbed-M809-List-with-Options
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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 09:41 AM GMT+7
This CCKW-(loosely)based beast was used to test airfield matting :

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Posted: Friday, May 04, 2018 - 02:49 AM GMT+7
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Posted: Friday, May 04, 2018 - 01:06 AM GMT+7
Slightly off-topic as these are not exactly 'civilized', but anyway...Libyan HAPC: in this case the 'H' probably stands for 'Hybrid'...

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Apparently the US Army doesn't lack improvisation skills neither when needed...

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Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 07:20 AM GMT+7
2016 at Wacken Open Air ....
This thing is epic!
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Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 05:50 AM GMT+7
Another Merceron conversion :

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Civilized M35A2 :

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Posted: Friday, April 27, 2018 - 05:11 AM GMT+7
How did I miss the DUKW's above. They are great images, thanks for sharing.
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Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 09:45 PM GMT+7
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Merceron Pompiers (fire brigade)
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Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018 - 03:23 AM GMT+7
Return of the DUKW :

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Posted: Tuesday, April 03, 2018 - 08:53 PM GMT+7
For those who are still following this thread just a few more ex-military RV's :

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