BOV surplus upgrades

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BOV surplus upgrades

Post by Tub » Mon Sep 08, 2014 7:38 am

Anyone bought and used to upgrade military surplus parts for their vehicles? Comms? Riot gear? Storage? Etc?

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Re: BOV surplus upgrades

Post by JeeperCreeper » Thu Sep 18, 2014 4:07 am

I know some people in the "offroading sector" who have purchased MilSurp tires for their trail vehicles. But generally, they aren't better than civvie tires and most military applications use civilian tires nowadays. I saw 3 Humvees the other day with Goodyear Duratracs on them.

I think a lot of the Milsurp stuff is not as good as modern civilian stuff because it is outdated and built by the lowest bidder. And there is such an aftermarket supply for automotive anything in today's market, where Milsurp is not needed.
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Re: BOV surplus upgrades

Post by eugene » Thu Sep 18, 2014 10:58 am

I haven;t bought any military parts but looked it them for ideas, for example: ... manual.pdf
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