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spec4don

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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #15 on: December 21, 2018, 05:25:00 PM »
Pauls Jacobs  tanks have under coating on them. They look really good, I have 2 in my track. Keep the pictures coming!. Also check the other restoration threads on here, lots of “how do you do that” on there! Also some “don’t do that!” too. Keep the pictures coming!

Don G.
1941 M2A1 not restored
1942 M3 Diamond T Mostly restored
1943 M3A1 Under restoration
1967 M51A2 Tractor
1945 WC 63 needs restoration
1967 M36 Long wheel base duece
1951 M135 GMC Fire truck conversion

Harley

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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #16 on: December 21, 2018, 10:39:44 PM »
woodwalker
Sorry i mist your post,I'm working with a few leads right now and
everything looks good on getting most of the parts i want.
I will post my extras for trade and a list of parts i need.

I'm in Santa Clarita Southern CA  Where are you from?

Harley

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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #17 on: December 23, 2018, 04:15:56 PM »
Located in southern Colorado someday may find another halftrack guy near here.
If you need any advice feel free to ask its free and worth every penny

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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #18 on: December 24, 2018, 07:51:07 AM »
That's an impressive start.  Can't wait to see it finished.
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Harley

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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #19 on: December 27, 2018, 02:26:03 PM »
Serialnumber 290693  -Does anyone know what my hood number would be?  What year would this be as well?
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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #20 on: December 27, 2018, 02:30:43 PM »
Here is my overview of my M2A1

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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #21 on: December 27, 2018, 02:32:31 PM »
Rear Crossmember - Does anyone know what these brackets are for? or what they used for?
Driver side and passenger side

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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #22 on: December 27, 2018, 02:33:46 PM »
This looks like something from a urinal :)  Any ideas what was used for?

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« Reply #23 on: December 27, 2018, 02:36:11 PM »
Trying to figure out what I still need for cables/suppression... if anyone can help, that would be great!  What am I missing?
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« Reply #24 on: December 27, 2018, 02:38:46 PM »
Is this the correct Distributor can ?

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« Reply #25 on: December 27, 2018, 02:40:02 PM »
Spark plug shields

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« Reply #26 on: December 27, 2018, 02:43:48 PM »
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col.halftrack

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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #27 on: December 28, 2018, 09:09:47 AM »
 Harley,
 I added your White M2A1 Serial # 290693 to my list. I will look through some notes on this but I have very few survivors that fit these last M2A1s. I think it would have been a M2A1 and the armor you have appears to have never been drilled for the skate rail which supports this. It does appear that it has early fenders. Drilled for the headlamps. I would have expected this late of a track to have the crab eye late style headlamps. Unfortunately the hood number is connected to the ordnance number. So without the data plate it will be a guessing came to establish a hood number.
 Kevin Lockwood
1941 White M2
1942 White M4A1 was M4
1942 Autocar M2A1
1942 Autocar M3-75
1943 White M13 rebuilt as M16
1943 Diamond T M3A1

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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #28 on: December 30, 2018, 10:31:29 AM »
Kevin
I'm going to have a real problem with a estimated hood # but i guess i have no choice .My goal with the track is to take it to a MVPA convention and try and win gold on a factory class,then i will add all the
extra stuff I want on it,markings guns maybe a radio and all the goodies.I have two set of fender and i think one set has no hole for lighting on the fender. I have the the late style headlamps as well.
The track came with 3 Data plates none of them match my frame #. So will i have to guess the ordnance # as well? Do you know what year my track is?

Thanks for your help,much appreciated  Harley
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Re: Harley's M2A1 project
« Reply #29 on: December 30, 2018, 12:20:06 PM »
Kevin      (Revised)

The plates i received when i bought the track are as fallowed.

M2 plate,copper White Motor Company ser#231073 ord#1895

M2/M2A1 plate,soft steel or lead. No manufacture. converted by the Ordnance Dept. ser#233781 FT Crook ord#4455 11/29/44

M2/M2A1 plate,aluminum. No manufacture.converted by the Bowen & McLaughlin company ser#233762 ord#4460

Maybe this can help some other member?
But this doesn't help me. Maybe Tom Wolboldt has more info.I have not seen him post anything
on G503 lately on the Halftrack page.Is there anyone else with Halftrack data base? The data
base or list on the G503 kind of confuses me a little, is it based on earliest to latest as far the
ser#go?

Thanks Harley
« Last Edit: December 30, 2018, 12:34:39 PM by Harley »