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  1. The King Machine

    An American HMMWV in Canada

    Good progress. Finished the bumpers painted them and installed Front and back. They are pretty heavy duty. I ended up customizing my design for the rear bumper. I removed the pintle hitch and fabricated a mounting plate. I tied that plate into the rear bumper. That made up the spine for for the...
  2. The King Machine

    An American HMMWV in Canada

    I made new bumpers front and back too! Ill post more pictures on my design later. The 2x2 tubing is just for check level and straightness. It isn’t part of the bumper When I bought this truck off of the auction site it wasn’t specified what engine or drive line was in the truck. The...
  3. The King Machine

    An American HMMWV in Canada

    The truck is getting painted this weekend. I went with some smitty built seats. Aside from some spacers and drilling new holes these seats are drop in. Perfect for what I need. the drivers seat required a bit more work. Mainly a couple spacers and mounting plates. I reused the height and front...
  4. The King Machine

    An American HMMWV in Canada

    I started with the tires. I hoisted the truck up on the car lift. That was a little tricky in its self lol. The truck felt front heavy and the frame being so far inboard it required a few adjustments before I was comfortable lifting. After doing some reading and my intentions being to off road...
  5. The King Machine

    An American HMMWV in Canada

    The ultimate goal is to nearly daily drive this truck. Stockish outside military appearance with all the comforts a military surplus HUMVEE can provide. 😀 In the back ground a flurry of debt has been racking up lol My poor credit card. Unfortunately due to my location I have no choice. I wish...
  6. The King Machine

    An American HMMWV in Canada

    So, I ended up jump starting the truck using the Deuce. 2 new batteries for the parts list. Before I tried to do so I did the following: -Drained the fuel tank of contents. Destroying the drain plug in the process. My truck came missing the fuel fill cap. 1 new fuel tank drain plug on the...
  7. The King Machine

    An American HMMWV in Canada

    I bought this truck March 13 2020 from Government Auction out in California. Not a word of a lie………it just showed up on a flat deck here in Canada 2 days ago. I have a family now, my Deuce just didn’t fit the bill. Its adventures are not over, only just beginning I hope. However this HUMVEE...
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