I would like to order lift struts for my M416 build. Unfortunately, for many reasons I am unable to remove the lid and weigh it. I was able to get one measurement that, with your help, may allow a very close estimate for the lid’s total weight.
The lid is hinged on the tongue end of the...
Great point made by NatersXJ6. My M416 is right around 41”-42” in the lower section where it sits on the frame.
Any idea on the steel thickness of the square tube frame? That may help others guide you on potential weight capacity.
So far ilooks like a well engineered and built frame.
It looks like they cut the original lunette just behind the ring and welded the 2X2 over it.
I’m not sure you would want a ball hitch to rotate like a lunette. The ball and socket already have range of motion like your shoulder or hip joints.
if you removed the ball hitch from the 2X2 and...
Need one or two M416 fenders. They don’t have to be great or even good. OK condition works for me.
Anyone have any fenders to spare?
I have a spare wheel, a lunette casting and a drop foot if anyone prefers to trade.
I’m looking for ideas and pics of commercially available or home-brew tongue boxes for 1/4 Ton Military Trailers.
The two Harbor Freight boxes look like good options at a great price. Lots of pics of those. Any others? Any cool boxes repurposed and mounted on the tongue of these trailers? Has...
Can your coupler be used in either orientation? IE: like the pic above and/or upside down?
The Ark XO Coupler seems to solve for the trailer coupler height vs tow vehicle hitch height difference. Just do what has always been done and get the correct ball hitch to level the trailer to...