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About cosrec

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    East Yorks
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    Recovery Old Milatery vehicles
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    Own a recovery company

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  1. You Have in a very arse about face way answered the original posters question. No as a vehicle collector you aint got a cat in hells chance of owning and running an ex army man unless you have a degree in computer science and at least £1500 in equipment and some contacts to people in the Know. One question If i bought a 4*4 man ex Mod could i strip it out and make it run turn of key with out out paying my life savings to Rhienmettall
  2. to the rear of cab n/s next to master switch you have to take steel battry box lid of to get at battries
  3. Bit more fuel on the fire I am willing to accept this is a Diamond T and the illusion at the front end is caused by shadow camera angle etc. Indeed i think it is the only answer. So you guys out there have identified the tank i believe. So could this have been a private civilian company picking up a tank to take it to the North east were many where cut up. i know many of the civilian used cobbled up trailers made from ex mod parts
  4. from memory 40 yrs ago when i owned a civilian crusader it was the same cylinder as fitted to a land rover dont know which one. about 3 years ago seals went on our Foden EKA i went to a local dealer in ex mod landrovers he passed me a cardboard box full of rubber seals told me to pick which i wanted. and leave something in tea box. all where landrover master cylinder/slave seals and dust covers
  5. couple of more suggestions. How about Scammell 100 or one of those six wheeler Guy artillery tractors
  6. think you will agree its an antar its the date thats wrong
  7. 100% that truck is not a diamond T indeed if i would go for Antar i question the date
  8. eu.perkins.com/parts/online‎ will be able to supply most parts filters gaskets etc any local commercial motor factor one common problem i have over the years is water pumps both on ex mod and civilian people ask about £500 S/H or new we had a company rebuild them 48hour turn around less than £120 ‎
  9. any body who is an agent for Perkins engines as thats who made it.Was fitted in many brands of commercials they will be able to get parts
  10. long time ago asked for some info. Well i finally got one and this pandemic has finally meant i have time to work on it
  11. just looked it up august 2008 was called out RTA a 19 york.On arrival 8 wheel man truck hit up arse by 4 wheel man both on driver training. pulled in to a layby for sandwich one had stopped one had not. to be honest 4 wheeler was a mess eight wheeler only had rear light smashed one side while loading 8 wheeler on to our low loader engine started cranking over nobody flinched so carried on did it again i asked what the fs going "Oh dont worry thats Man in Germany trying to work outs whats wrong the are trying to get in a position to enable us to limp home
  12. nato hitch just removed from Leyland T244 looks brand new still got paper stickers on it certainly never been used no arguing over price its free for collection PM for post code
  13. Many thanks truly appreciate info Regards Steve
  14. Rolling radius of tyres eg centre of hub to top of tyre = ? wheel base believe = 3940 mm ? centre front axle to front bumper overhang believe = 1314 mm ? centre front axle to rearmost of cab = ? centre rear axle to back of rear spring hanger = ? Chassis height from floor = ? say near middle of truck Chassis depth chassis width is chassis top flange straight back to front /parallel side to side from cab to rear one last ask when looking from side is top of rear wheel above/ below top of chassis rail Really would be a big help if anyone could advise on these thanks in advance Steve I am hoping to convert to a small/medium recovery /winching vehicle but with a bit of a difference to the run of the mill
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