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Good evening Gents , I am restoring an IH Halftrack and have a few questions that I will post here but also thought this could be a thread that other IHC owners could use to post questions and answers . Everyone I have spoken too and with has been very helpful and friendly so thanks for all your help so far....... Question .......what colour is correct for a wartime British Army Halftrack ? Much like everyone with US vehicles it seems that there are many shades and opinions and "Olive Drab" can vary by several shades . My M5A1 is ex REME and was it seems was totally rebuilt in around 1964 so any evidence I can find is lost and painted Bronze Green or coated with Red Oxide even right up under the dash . Question.........what are the correct lock nuts for the armour bolts etc ? 3/8 UNF I know .....part is listed as H1-07-25853 Nut Safety 3/8-24 N.F.3 but Nylocks were I would have thought post war ? Currently collecting parts and waiting for better weather for sandblasting and painting ;-)
Hello all, I recently aquired an M5 HT and am looking for a various amount of parts and diagrams etc to restore it. All the rear armour was removed and a flat back installed, thats now all been removed back to the bare chassis :-D Most of the instruments are missing although I've sourced a couple. It has a Ford diesel engine installed which will have to remain until an original IHC can be found (yes I know not an easy task!). I'd be grateful of any contacts, leads etc to parts. This is a long term project but I'm loving every minute working on the old beast! :cool2: