Real SUV's in Antarctica

Discussion in 'The Bench' started by r72gs, Jan 20, 2003.

  1. r72gs

    r72gs Another project........

  2. Marco

    Marco Well-Known Member

    Ya just gotta luv it -

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  3. Shortymac83

    Shortymac83 Not Your Father's Olds!

    DEUCE! We've got 7 Deuce and a half people movers along with 8 Dodge M-37's here at the academy. Is that deuce a multifuel? I think I've got a pic of one of ours around here somewhere... Oh, yeah...hehe. Sarge let me use the a deuce to go hunting with him once. THis is what resulted. That is just before I floored it and spun all 3 axles and yanked it out. I love military trucks.
     

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  4. mygrain

    mygrain quivering member

    Maybe tommorrow I'll post some pics of my snow toys. My big one is a 1978 Walter airport fire truck. 12 cylinders of detroit power, 4 wheel drive and tires as tall as me. I also have a chevy bucket truck with flotation (monster truck) tires.
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  5. Greg Schmelzer

    Greg Schmelzer What are you looking at?!

    A bunch of my friends in my home town, North Platte, NE, build their trucks to run the river. Not much else to do but go "boony bashing" (take that Al Gore). One friend, Stevie Todd, put 5 Ton Rockwell axles with 6.72:1 gears under a '72 Chevy PU with around 700 HP BBC in front. I had to ask him "Why"? He said, "Because 2 1/2 Tons are far too fragile!! :laugh:

    The man was an engineering genious. Could build anything and make it work and make it work safely. May he rest in peace. For some unknown reason, he commited suicide about a year ago. Left three beautiful kids without a father.:ball: :Do No:
     
  6. TXGS

    TXGS The United State of Texas

    Marco when I was in the military in 94 we had a Hummer (humvee) that had those tracks on it for testing purposes it looks pretty cool on a hummer also
     
  7. Leviathan

    Leviathan Inmate of the Month

    Those vehicles are made right here in Calgary :TU:
     
  8. Eric Schmelzer

    Eric Schmelzer Well-Known Member

    ???? If you are talking about the Hummer I have to disagree. They are built in South Bend, IN.
     
  9. dave64

    dave64 Well-Known Member

    I think its the track coversion on the truck wheels that is made in Calgary. Right?
     
  10. r72gs

    r72gs Another project........

    I think he's talking about the Deltas, they do have a tag on the dash "Made in Canada".

    I'm not sure about the track conversion, thats new this year. It seems to work pretty well.
     
  11. Leviathan

    Leviathan Inmate of the Month

    Yup, I'm referring to the Track Conversions and the large-wheeled glacier crawlers. I did a consulting job for those guys back in 99, got a full tour of the facility. They can build those suckers to any spec you can think of!
     
  12. BuickLark66

    BuickLark66 Lost in space

    I want an "Ivan the Terra Bus"..... That would make the ultimate motor home/toy hauler for a so cal desert rat. :TU:

    "where are we gonna camp?" "Where ever the He** we want to" :Brow:

    Street legal???? :Do No:
     
  13. MeanBuicks

    MeanBuicks Scaring the neighbors.

    The ultimate conversion!

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    The product of too much free time. :laugh:
     
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  14. 69GS400s

    69GS400s ...my own amusement ride!

    Thats TOO Funny Greg !!!!!

    THe color even matches........

    Now all you have to do is fudge the '70 Options panthlet to include them:laugh:
     
  15. Leviathan

    Leviathan Inmate of the Month

    the block heater cord is a nice touch...
     
  16. Eric Schmelzer

    Eric Schmelzer Well-Known Member

    Hey Mike Garrison, I think we found the solution to your traction problems.:Brow: :Brow: :Brow:
     

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