1978 M817 6x6 dump truck 250hp Cummins others available
Up for sale here is a clean 1978 AM General M817 5 ton 6x6 dump truck. Its showing miles 34422 and 1691 hours. Truck has went through the shop and has been checked out, and is ready for service. The truck runs out excellent, it has the the 250Hp 855 cubic inch NHC-250 Cummins in it which starts and runs well. Behind that is a Spicer 5 speed overdrive transmission driving a 2 speed rockwell transfer case. The axles are rockwell double reduction with 6.44 gears. The rears are rated at 44,000lbs. The overall shape of the truck is good. It has front float wheels and tires. The bed is solid, it does have a few dents and little rust from hauling but nothing big. Thers factory military dump trucks dump at a very steep angle almost 90 degrees un like stock comerical trucks. These are very tough trucks and really shine off road being 6 wheel drive and the suspension will handle any uneven terrain with ease. The truck has very nice power steering that you can turn with one finger. The bed is 10 foot long with 2 foot tall steel sides wit 2 foot side boards. These trucks have plenty of power thanks to the low range of the transfer case. the truck is double framed also. You can plow mud all day long with the axles and these trucks will keep on going. The trucks will handle everything you can stack in them and more. So if your looking for a good clean dump, here it is. These will last a long time and are very rugged. Empty weight is 25,000 lbs
I specialize in the 2.5 and 5 ton trucks.
I have a complete line of parts in stock for these trucks new and used
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I have had hundreds of these trucks over the past few years and keep 20+ in stock all the time.
This truck comes with a clear title. It can be sold to a US citizen only.
I can ship this at buyers cost, figure around $2.50 a loaded mile for shipping from 47468.
I have several 5 ton trucks and a complete parts line avaliable.
You can also drive the truck home if you would like.
Payment to be made in full by bank wire, cash or bank check in 5 days or less.
any questions, e-mail or you can call 812-336-2894 8-4:30 est
We can upgrade this truck to 6- 14.00-R20 super single tires and wheels for $2500 extra
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