I bought a fire truck. It's an m1028 with 53,700 miles.
I bought the truck through a government auction. It was down in PA so it took the help of a couple local ck5 guys to make it happen.
I went down last weekend with the hopes of picking up the truck but the bastard who represents the sale for the forest service didn't show up.
When I got home I discovered they mailed the title, so I got some plates at the registry and booked a 12 hour bus ride to Reading, Pa.
Josh picked me up at the bus stop and we went back for the truck.
After leaving the property we stopped at a local gas station to wire up some tail lights, mount a spare, and I was off for New Jersey.
I've still got about 240 miles to go, but so far so good.
I bought this truck to go with some land up I'm Maine I recently purchased. I'm hoping to build a cabin and shop up there through next spring and summer. I don't actually know how to build a house or garage, so that should be interesting. I may make a separate thread for that or include it here.
At least 37 inch tires to get the rpms down
4 inch lift (I think)
- shackle flip from DIY is in the mail
-front springs tbd, but they will be off the shelf
1 inch body
-also in the mail from DIY