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ReluctantRenegade
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Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 02:46 AM UTC
Civilized M151s

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Frenchy
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Posted: Friday, June 08, 2018 - 09:16 PM UTC
Old British FV103 Spartan APCs never die, they just appear in rap music videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au2n7VVGv_c

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Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 09:53 PM UTC
# 1252

I think it is used for clearing the ground to prevent forest fires from spreading.

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Posted: Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 06:10 PM UTC
Ex-German Army TM-170 APC converted into a Rescue vehicle in Iceland :

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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 05:26 PM UTC
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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Frenchy
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Posted: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 02:24 PM UTC
A few trucks from Myanmar :

This one began his life as a CMP Chevrolet C60 truck

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Frenchy
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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 02:51 PM UTC
Talking about ex-Army ambulances... :

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Ex-Australian Army Ford ambulance promoting the 'Brumbies' rugby team

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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 02:35 PM UTC
Ex-Australian Army Land Rovers in civilian hands

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Frenchy
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Posted: Monday, May 21, 2018 - 12:52 PM UTC
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: Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 06:03 PM UTC
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 - 12:24 PM UTC
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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 05:20 PM UTC



This is actually a bobbed M809, 5 ton truck.

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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 04:07 PM UTC
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 - 03:41 PM UTC
Maybe a Northern relative of the Truck, Utility, 3/4 ton, 6X6 XM408 ?

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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 02:25 PM UTC
Stretched M151 in Alaska

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Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2018 - 03:17 AM UTC
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 - 02:41 AM UTC
This CCKW-(loosely)based beast was used to test airfield matting :

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Posted: Thursday, May 03, 2018 - 07:49 PM UTC
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Posted: Thursday, May 03, 2018 - 06:06 PM UTC
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 - 12:20 AM UTC
2016 at Wacken Open Air ....
This thing is epic!
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Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:50 PM UTC
Another Merceron conversion :

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Civilized M35A2 :

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Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:11 PM UTC
How did I miss the DUKW's above. They are great images, thanks for sharing.
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Posted: Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 02:45 PM UTC
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Merceron Pompiers (fire brigade)