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Manufacturer: AM General
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The 5-ton. 6x6. M809 series trucks are tactical vehicles designed for use over alltypes of roads. highways. and cross-country terrain. M809 series vehicles ford hardbottomwater crossings up to 30 inches (76. 2 centimeters) without a deepwater fordingkit. and 78 inches (198. 1 centimeters) with the kit. A five-speed manual transmission anda two-speed transfer provide 10 overall speed ranges. All are equipped with a rear towingpintle hook.  Two front shackles and a pin on top of the rear springs provide a readymeans of lifting the trucks for transportation.  The M809 Series 5-ton 6x6 truck G908 was a family of heavy tactical trucks built for the United States Armed Forces. The basic cargo version was designed to transport a 5-ton (4. 00 kg). 14 ft (4. 3 m) long load over all terrain in all weather. In on-road service the load weight was doubled. Built by AM General. the M813 was the standard cargo version of the series. It had a 14 ft (4. 3 m) long low sided box with a bottom hinged tailgate. This M813A1 is a dropside truck with side racks. troop seats. overhead bows (steel on this vehicle) and a camouflage heavy tarpaulin. An additional Extra Long wheel base tarpaulin is included in this sale. A front-mounted winch was optional and is installed on this truck. The winch is operable but requires replacement of the 200" x 5/8" cable and terminations.  The original was too badly mangled and kinked to be used safely and was removed.  

The standard body sides could secure a load but could not be loaded from the side by forklifts. so a body with drop sides was standardized as the M813A1.

The 813A1 is powered by the Cummins NHC 250 855 CU. In. . naturally aspirated. inline 6. diesel driving through a manual 5 speed transmission and two speed transfer.  Front axle is actuated by the transmission shifter in low and reverse gears to provide all-wheel 6x6 traction.  

Model[1]WheelbaseLength[a]WidthHeightWeight emptyM813
CargoLong26 ft 7 in (8. 10 m)8 ft 2 in (2. 49 m)9 ft 9 in (2. 97 m)21. 20 lb (9. 30 kg)
The following is a partial list of additional items included in the sale:1.  M66 Ring Mount with . 30 Caliber adapter. 2.  A new pair of inner windshield frames and glass. 3.  Cab inner brace (to stabilize the weight of the ring mount) and hardware. 4.  Extra wood bows are included. 5.  Two mounted spares. 6.  . 50 Caliber Machine gun cradle assembly
Having just had two hips replaced and two shoulder repairs and spine work in the offing. I find it necessary to part with this and my M816 medium wrecker.  My loss is your gain.    I wish you all the best in your bidding on this gem.    
Specific photos will be provided on request. Please do your basic research online before sending questions.

On May-12-17 at 12:51:44 PDT. seller added the following information:

This vehicle is roadworthy.

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