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Old 02-27-2020, 08:33 AM   #1
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Not a skoolie, but...

Hi,
I'm from Quebec and I will be converting my military truck into a camper. So I will have a few questions
Here's the beast



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Old 02-27-2020, 09:17 AM   #2
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That's the dream! Keep us posted!
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Old 02-27-2020, 10:03 AM   #3
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Is that an OshKosh 5 ton?
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Old 02-27-2020, 10:58 AM   #4
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Is that an OshKosh 5 ton?


BMY and model is M923A2 with ROPS cab
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Old 02-27-2020, 11:10 AM   #5
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Neat, seems like a box body in the bed would be great and not mess with the original truck. If there is a desire to keep it mostly original.
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Old 02-27-2020, 11:47 AM   #6
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He used a modified shipping container for the box.

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Old 02-27-2020, 12:02 PM   #7
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I was very impressed with this build.

He used a modified shipping container for the box.





That’s my plan. And I’m in contact with him. But I should be a bit longer with frame extension
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Old 02-27-2020, 05:12 PM   #8
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Might want the rear axle a bit more forward of what you show in your drawing. Seems it would be light on the rears and heavy on the front as draw. Although most likely within the weight limit of the front axle. Better turning radius too the more forward you can do the rears.
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Old 02-27-2020, 05:18 PM   #9
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Might want the rear axle a bit more forward of what you show in your drawing. Seems it would be light on the rears and heavy on the front as draw. Although most likely within the weight limit of the front axle. Better turning radius too the more forward you can do the rears.


Yep, I will look at it. The back is for a garage with a Smart car
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Old 02-27-2020, 07:52 PM   #10
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Those things are slow but will go forever. Looks like it might be have CTIS? Those are 'later' year model wheels for sure.
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Old 02-27-2020, 08:42 PM   #11
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Those things are slow but will go forever. Looks like it might be have CTIS? Those are 'later' year model wheels for sure.


I do have a CTIS fully functional. It’s good for sand and off-road driving
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Old 02-27-2020, 10:05 PM   #12
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What is CTIS?
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Old 02-29-2020, 01:02 PM   #13
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Nice rig .... I LOVE it!


What is CTIS?


Central Tire Inflation System. You can control de pressure from inside the truck
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Central Tire Inflation System. You can control de pressure from inside the truck
Now *that* would be a nice feature to have!


Thank you for the definition.
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Old 03-01-2020, 02:03 PM   #15
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We have a big problem here in Quebec. The government put a new regulation in place last fall for all ex-military vehicle. We cannot use roads that have a speed limit of more than 70 km/h. It’s not because we are not able

So, at the moment, I cannot do my camper with my 5 tons

I there somebody who can help me in getting this truck registered in Ontario or an other province ?
What do I need for that ?

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Old 03-01-2020, 04:26 PM   #16
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Even if registered in another province it seems that Quebec would not allow it ?

I guess I am thinking of here in the states, each state has highway laws, and many ate reciprical, but some are not. An example would be triple trailers for tractor trailers. Some states allow them and some do not. So you have to unhook the extra and ferry trailers where not allowed to have three. It does not matter where the truck is registered.

I hope you can find a way around it.
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Old 03-04-2020, 03:12 PM   #17
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Going to be following this for sure can’t wait to see what you do. I saw that video and that thing is awesome
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Old 03-04-2020, 03:44 PM   #18
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The container idea is excellent.
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Hey bonne chance le Québécois ! J’ai ma classe 1 donc je vais contourné un peu la loi avec mon bus plaqué L j’espère que à va marcher pour toi, vive la SAAQ ! ����
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Old 03-04-2020, 07:58 PM   #20
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Hey bonne chance le Québécois ! J’ai ma classe 1 donc je vais contourné un peu la loi avec mon bus plaqué L j’espère que à va marcher pour toi, vive la SAAQ ! ����


Moi aussi classe 1 et plaque L. Mais no de série militaire. Donc....
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