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Guy I have all the texts downloaded and they're stored on my desk top. I think I need to start looking for someone to translate these manuals into English. Should I copy them on a disc and have them translated by a reliable party, and then printed in English for the mechanics? Then I can down load them off the disc and onto the Steel Soldiers TM section. Your thoughts! Brother Ahab keep that popcorn popping we aint crossed the finish line yet.
I think I need to start looking for someone to translate these manuals into English.
You may need to rob a bank to pay for translation of those books. Translating is hard work. And when its technical, it's times 3 hard.
Guy, thats the TM for the M1001, M1002, M1013, M1014 , isn`t it? If you can upload it it would be great. The are not so much same things but it would be a big help to understand parts and funktions together with the german TDv /TM of the 5 to 10 ton MAN Kat I.Just found the TM 9-2320-282-20 for the army bought trucks. Are maybe at least the controls and things the same?
Guy I tried to get the last 3 numbers on the data plate pics on post 31 & 36, and just couldn't get a positive ID. I'll call them Monday morning and Matt should be able to run out to the yard and make a quick NSN check.I saw the picture you made of the data plate, with NSN, but can not make out the last three numbers.
Chris, this truck was purchased by a friend of mine from GP (Govt. Planet) at the Army Base in Reno NV, about 3 years ago. We don't have any knowledge of this trucks history prior to the GP purchase. I'm hoping that when she finished her service with the Army, the Army just parked her and shut her down. I don't see any thing that looks like major damage, no large oil leaks, no con rod holes in the engine block. There is a little GP fork lift damage but nothing major. Also, thank you for your offer of pics and other info. It's nice to have a running truck for reference.Tracer, where did you purchase this 1977 MAN? I think this one find his way over the bridge in private hands.
It´s a great project for you and your friends, think there are only handfull of this 461 typ in the USA. Ask us about detailed pics or informations, we have only a few steps to go out to our truck.
1. Got no place in cracking the parts manual in half. So I asked my rocket scientist son to tackle the job. He will be home next Friday, we shall see.
2. Found the TM 9-2320-282-10 for the M1001, M1002, 1013 and M1014 trucks. This appears to be the only version of the truck sold to the Army. It is a 10 Ton tractor variant for the Truck series. Both Chris, (Miggensbrothers) and I think that many of the sub systems, as well as the controls and cab, should be the same. Or very similar, so you should be able to read up on stuff to understand your truck. But, its got some Google crap added to the front of it, and I want to delete it. Well, that more or less like cracking the parts TM. So I gave it to my son to "handle".
3. Asked a TACOM Minion, (good friend) for some help on the Army TM's for the Tractor. He told me he wold ask around on Tuesday.
4. Found a German company that is supposed to sell the original German Army TM's for the "covered wagon" model that Tracer has. I am going to try and ask them for more info. If they are selling manuals that are out dated, well, I say only use the most updated you can get. But if I can get some info from them, cant hurt.
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