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The 20ft iso beds have removable sidesI'm considering putting a flatbed on my M814. I was wondering if any of you have done this, if so I would love to see a picture of it. I think it would be more functional since the 20'cargo beds don't have fold down sides , but I don't want to do it if it makes the truck look all funny since I've never seen one if these with a flatbed. Thanks to anyone who may respond with a picture.
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Began patching and rust remediation. Want to get this rig on the road ASAP so until my welding skills improve I'm experimenting with Loctite Tite Foam for big gaps. It's sandable and paintable but I'll likely have to skim coat it before the finish coat. Used cardboard to create a gap between the inner and outer surfaces but in retrospect it would have been easier to have applied the foam from within. Haven't sanded it yet, but so far it seems to be the real deal. Ultimately I'll replace the fenders but for now this gets me down the road...and next time I'll read the directions because two days later I'm still pealing this stuff of my hands, gotta get me some acetone.
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.Not my 5-Ton but Youtube Casey's Offroad Recovery posted a video showing him changing the tire on his rig.
I'm putting together my tire changing kit, what size jack-stands should I be looking for?
.So I don't have to worry about supporting the full weight of the rig?
If I thinking correctly I think jack stands are rated per pair? If so 5 ton stands could be too light for a 5 ton truck depending on which axle, cargo load and truck variant..
5 Ton Jack Stands will work well for a 5-Ton truck.
Be careful / Be aware that if you go to Harbor Freight, there is a RECALL
.If I thinking correctly I think jack stands are rated per pair? If so 5 ton stands could be too light for a 5 ton truck depending on which axle, cargo load and truck variant.
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