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  1. gearhead

    Tatra MTVR Prototype M923A1 - Tatra 815 Frankenstein

    Geof- this is great additional info on the program, I was having a hard time figuring out how this all came together. Thank you!
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    Tatra MTVR Prototype M923A1 - Tatra 815 Frankenstein

    Great Thanks! Really helpful info 815 info in english seems to be difficult to find
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    Tatra MTVR Prototype M923A1 - Tatra 815 Frankenstein

    The automatic works well and the N-14 sounds great. Without weight on the suspension it bounces down the road pretty good, but the power to weight ratio and gearing are what I wish all the 939 series trucks originally had.
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    Tatra MTVR Prototype M923A1 - Tatra 815 Frankenstein

    Data plate is pretty standard for an m923a1 doesnt look like they changed it, from the frame to the tatra unit it has "MTVR" stamped on them but thats about it
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    Tatra MTVR Prototype M923A1 - Tatra 815 Frankenstein

    Yes im not really a fan of the 16R21s but there does not appear to be many other options for the 16R. The rims look to be a custom split rim version without a tube which were relatively easy to mount the tires on. They feel more like a tire for a loader or other piece of equipment. Im using...
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    Tatra MTVR Prototype M923A1 - Tatra 815 Frankenstein

    I wanted to share an interesting vehicle that I acquired out of Barstow/Yermo a few years ago for all you Tatra and M939 fans. From what I’ve researched this truck was put together to evaluate the Tatra system as an option for the MTVR vs Oshkosh. The truck had "test vehicle" stenciled on the...
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    2009 vin info thread

    Carnac- I have an unstamped data plate so some of the info is missing but I have included everything I could find for this M50A2- Sorry I don't have more info a) M64094 ? b) 4FS816 ? c) 23200771633 d) Barstow Ca e) OR-ANG and HQ Number on inside of driver door 4FS816 Number stamped on...
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