AZ LMTV: 2000 M1079A1 set up for overlanding

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Well equipped overlander. Could also be used as a portable solar/battery backup
for your home/office. Should run your home frig/freezer/TVs/computers/etc (check specs).


Will add more photos and info here but the EP thread above has more detail.
Located near Phoenix, Arizona.
 
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Norcold frig/freezer on sliding tray, 11 gal water heater under sink
Nature’s Head toilet with curved shower curtain for privacy
Blackout shades shown closed above epoxy countertop
Removable, washable cushioned floor tiles

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Inverter (see close up), microwave, small AC, SS trash can

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Rear doors swing open. Shown here with stock/bare floor.

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Tablet holder, USMC woobies, removable safety net
Shown before improved circulation of 60,000 BTU heater

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Thermostatic mixing valve, swiveling towel bars, 32x34” shower base

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Near zero radius SS sink, Delta gooseneck faucet, epoxy countertop
 
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CTIS control box under TPMS monitor; dash cam; 12V sockets

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7 inch monitor for 4 camera system; holder for large phone/small tablet; clinometer

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Seats in good condition; large locking boxes

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Genuine US military Light Medium Tactical Vehicle. Original cost of stock vehicle to US military.

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Folding aluminum steps; bike rack with winch; locking storage; cellular booster

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Glad hands (located front and rear) to air up other vehicles.
Camera is one of four (top and bottom mount, front and rear facing).
Custom trailer hitch below military pintel.
Insulation added to reduce noise and heat in cab.


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LOTS of solar!
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Habitat runs on solar, generator, plug-in electric or combination using hybrid inverter
12V system runs habitat water pumps, exhaust fan, some LEDs, 12V outlets, etc.
24V system uses the hybrid inverter to run microwave, water heater, mattress warmers, electric sockets, etc.

24V solar system professionally designed and inspected:
4 Panasonic HIT 325W solar panels = 1300W; IronRidge mounting hardware
4 Victron Super Cycle AGM batteries 12V/230AH wired for 24V
4 x 230 = 920AH total 12V rating, however, these are wired 24V (which is more efficient) therefore 460AH
Victron MultiPlus Charger & Hybrid Inverter, battery monitor, MPPT
Victron BMV-702 temp sensor; VE.Bus Smart Dongle
Victron app allows detailed monitoring and control from smartphone or tablet
Blue Sea: AC panels, fuse blocks, etc; 4/0 AWG

6 Military Batteries (6TAGM): 4 for chassis + 2 for habitat’s 12V
Renogy 100 Watt 12V Monocrystalline Solar Kit (brings total solar to 1400W)
Generator: Honda EU2000T1A1 model 659820 with Hour Meter/Tach added
Progressive Industries Electrical Management System HW50C w/Smart Surge Protection
RV electric plug
 

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2000 Stewart & Stevenson LMTV M1079A1
US military vehicle, original camo paint (CARC), equipped for cold weather
Purchased in 2017 with 1359 miles (seller is its first civilian owner); currently has 16,278 miles
Caterpillar 3126 diesel engine; Allison 7 speed automatic transmission; 4x4; ABS
Central Tire Inflation System - driver controls tire pressure from cab
Tire-Safeguard Tire Pressure Monitoring System (shows psi & temp for each tire)
Cab has air ride for comfort; Snorkel behind driver; Turning radius 35 ft wall to wall

The military paid $230,363 when purchased new. More expensive than most LMTVs
because it’s got the 1079 “van” box, the cold weather package and it’s an A1 model
with Cat 3126, ABS, improved reliability, etc.

Cat service: radiator flushed then ELC; transmission flushed, filters, synthetic fluid; fuel filter, etc
MTP Drivetrain Services (an experienced military contractor): 2:87 gears; rear locker; L-625 Powergear lube, etc
Cat follow up: Speedometer calibrated for new gearing & engine flashed to 330 hp (stock was 275 hp)

60,000 BTU diesel fired heater for habitat; Blackout window shades
Nature's Head waterless composting toilet; Gray water tanks under chassis
Fresh water tanks under bottom bunk: 39 gal main + 7 gal reserve & room for much more
11 gal water heater (uses solar power or military diesel fired engine/cab preheater)
Thermostatic mixing valve for shower faucet
Shower base: 32x34” Sterling by Kohler (small residential)
Delta SS gooseneck faucet; SS sink; Culligan whole house water filter
Norcold refrigerator; Toshiba microwave; Stone Coat (epoxy) Countertop
Induction cooktop, butane stove (both portable for cooking indoors or outdoors)
Froli STAR modular bed systems with adjustable head rests
Sunbeam heated mattress pads; Tablet holder above top bunk
Honeywell portable air conditioner in habitat
Smoke detector; Carbon monoxide detector; Fire extinguishers in cab and habitat
Cellular signal booster (multi-band, omni antenna)

Stow N Go GlowStep (folding aluminum steps); 3M Safety Tread
Exterior storage boxes; Auxiliary fuel tank; Hella trumpet horn
Custom trailer hitch added below military pintel
Custom bicycle rack (adjustable) with winch
Miscellaneous tools & spares included
Spare tire assembly on hydraulic arm
Cab tilts forward for engine access (hydraulic lift with manual backup)

Wireless 4 camera system with 7" monitor (cameras mounted top & bottom, front & rear)
Dash cam; Phone/tablet holder for driver (GPS use, etc.)
QDP Ceramic window tint by Global Window Films
Floor & Tunnel Shield - heat & sound insulation under cab
Diesel fired heater preheats engine & cab; electric engine heater also
Key-switch added to starter; Keys made for cab doors

Purchased in Alaska with 1359 miles then serviced chassis, equipped habitat and explored Alaska. Shipped to Seattle, drove to New Orleans then west to San Diego. Currently near Phoenix, has 16,278 miles. We have not had any breakdowns. Most of our overlanding was done in the desert Southwest (National Forests, BLM, State Trust Land, etc.) Truck and habitat were continually fine-tuned and maintained by experienced full-time RVers.

Registered in Texas as a truck. May register in some states as a truck or RV. Check your local law. Insured by Progressive.
Customized for overlanding/boondocking off-grid (usually for free on public land).
Not allowed in some private RV resorts.
Attention getter, would be great for promotional use.
Delivery negotiable.

Asking $60,000
 
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Blue Sea 120V AC master switches (shown before labeling)
Victron battery monitor for 24V system (bottom)
12V switches and monitor (upper right)

60,000 BTU diesel fired heater (on wall) before improving air circulation
Tablet holder; Blackout shades (lowered)
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Froli STAR modular bed system with adjustable head rest
(under mattress pad and pillow for extra comfort and to prevent condensation)

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