1963 6×6 M51 Diamond T Dump TruckAsking$5,000
This 6 X 6, 5-Ton M51 has Polane paint, an electric fuel pump and new fabric top.
The 20-ton winch is rebuilt. It includes new sprague, and the Garwood dump box gussets have been replaced.
The M51 has 10,894 miles and 479 hours on it. It was purchased from the Michigan Forest Service in 1996 by its first civilian owner for use in parades. It passed inspection in 2012, and was parked in 2013. Currently it only needs a right rear wheel cylinder (silicone) and fresh gas.
About the Diamond T Dump Truck
The M51 Truck, Dump, 5 ton, 6×6 (G744) is listed by the US Army as an M54 (truck). The M54 Truck, officially designated Truck, Cargo, 5 Ton 6×6 M54, is a heavy cargo truck developed by, and deployed primarily with, the United States Armed Forces. The vehicle is a member of the M39 series of trucks. It is rated for five-ton (4536 kg) cargo loads, cross-country, and ten-ton (9718 kg) cargo loads, highway, making it a heavy truck.
The M54 was the primary heavy truck of the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine forces during the Vietnam War. It was used to haul cargo, and was also modified to serve as a gun truck by adding armor and various weapons, including double, or Quadmount .50 caliber machine gun. The truck was also used by the U.S. Navy, and U.S. Air Force, and was deployed by ARVN forces in Vietnam as well. Although most noted for its extensive use in Vietnam, due to its reliability, the M54 continues to serve in armed forces around the world to the present day. Source: Wikipedia.
Located in Michigan.