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M113 on M54
Thomas_
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Posted: Saturday, February 02, 2019 - 07:00 AM UTC
hello folks

I'm trying to find out what I have to remove, or not use, on the M113 for a Guntruck on a M54. Inside and Outside...

I'm thinking about "The Lifer" and "King Kong", as Echelon has the Decals for it.

do they have had add armor inside?

does anyone have pictures from the inside?

communication, where was the radio placed? on the M113 or on the cab of the M54?

For "king Kong", I need the dimensions and corners for the "Okinawa turret". any drawings?

thanks
Tom
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Posted: Saturday, February 02, 2019 - 11:27 PM UTC
They removed as much weight as they could from them, Engines, suspension/axles, Etc.

I'll scan thru the "Hard Ride" series of books I have and see if there's any Interior shots. Not sure if the Squadron Signal "Gun Trucks" book has much Interior info in it.

Radio's were likely both places, as communication between the cab and inside the M113 would be difficult at best.