Yermo, pickup non running HMMWV

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Hi all, bought another HMMWV, it's a non running bucket. Was planning on doing a U-Haul trailer for pickup, my question is, do you know if the yard guys bring out the non running trucks with the big fork loader? If so has anyone had them use it to drop a HMMWV right onto the trailer? Trying to have all my ducks in a row for picking this up once the euc clears. Thanks
 

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Hi all, bought another HMMWV, it's a non running bucket. Was planning on doing a U-Haul trailer for pickup, my question is, do you know if the yard guys bring out the non running trucks with the big fork loader? If so has anyone had them use it to drop a HMMWV right onto the trailer? Trying to have all my ducks in a row for picking this up once the euc clears. Thanks
They will fork it and carry it out and put it where you want if it's a runner or non runner
 

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My EUC cleared. Any tips on recovery of a dead HMMWV with flats? More than likely I'll be picking up by myself with a U-Haul next week assuming you can still just show up to the Yermo lot.
 

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Does anyone know the pickup timeframe? I can't seem to find an available U-Haul truck and trailer anytime soon in my area.
7am to 2pm. They are sometimes there till 4 but don't count on it.

You have 30 days from the date the item release was issued.
 

Superhondaz50

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7am to 2pm. They are sometimes there till 4 but don't count on it.

You have 30 days from the date the item release was issued.
Great, appreciate it. I was able to get a U-Haul trailer rental and my sister in law is letting me use her Ram 2500. Having them fork it on the trailer will be easy, I'm gonna try to use a snatch strap to pull it off when I get it home. Should work, hopefully.
 

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I was there about a month ago. Observed other folks getting stuff. Some notes:
-They will put air in the tires so it rolls (if they will hold air)
-If the machine moves under it's own power they WILL NOT place it on your trailer
-If the machine will not move under it's own power they will put it on your trailer BUT if you're an asshole they probably won't
-Nice bunch of guys
 

Superhondaz50

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I was there about a month ago. Observed other folks getting stuff. Some notes:
-They will put air in the tires so it rolls (if they will hold air)
-If the machine moves under it's own power they WILL NOT place it on your trailer
-If the machine will not move under it's own power they will put it on your trailer BUT if you're an asshole they probably won't
-Nice bunch of guys
Cool deal, def not an a-hole. Tires are junk for sure, the rears have fist size holes in them, engine is missing most everything so it's def no gonna start. Have had good interactions before with them, but have only bought running stuff, and one car that wasn't running that they couldn't get on a tow dolly due to the low height.

Here's a pic of the truck. Mostly bought it for the body.
 

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Superhondaz50

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Recovered. The forklift guy at Yermo was a pro, couldn't have gotten it on the trailer any more perfect. Was fun getting it off, didn't realize there were no tie rods, ended up using a tie down the keep the wheels sort of straight, took about an hour with a snatch strap to get it off. On another note the floor boards on this one are all shot up, looks like some soldiers had a fun day with a few M4's.
 

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