One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by wanderingwillys » Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:15 am

Here are a couple of links to articles about the program...

http://dailydieseldose.com/lvt-ice-breakers/

http://dailydieseldose.com/ice-control-buffalo-style/

I have been talking with Dale off and on and we are trying to round up pictures and some video to try and come up with a proper historical record of all this

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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by Cal.Bar » Wed Nov 08, 2017 3:37 pm

And now it's on sale on E-bay. What happened?
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1943-LVT-4-amp ... g5&vxp=mtr

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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by wanderingwillys » Wed Nov 08, 2017 4:17 pm

That one on ebay is one of three that were modded by the City of Buffalo in the early 60's all the same - I still have mine safe and sound; under cover - still collecting parts...

Obviously one I have - the second is on ebay - and the third is in Texas waiting to be restored at Mullins (then rumor has it is Hawaii bound)

It's somewhat confusing since they all wear the same distinctive color but there are significant differences in condition if you really look...

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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by Weaseler » Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:42 pm

Do you have a pic of the gauges?

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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by wanderingwillys » Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:12 pm

Here are some decent dash pics
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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by wanderingwillys » Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:21 pm

This is mine - looking for the oil temp and Tach
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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by Weaseler » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:19 pm

I have tach and a couple other parts i
Email me

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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by wanderingwillys » Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:55 pm

Greetings Bryan - glad to hear from you - I am still interested; as usual I've got all the irons in the fire ;)

I am off to Dutch Harbor, AK again this weekend but hopefully it'll just be a short trip

I will give you a ring again when I get back to the lower 48

Best regards

Matt

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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by wanderingwillys » Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:29 am

Actually did some work on the beastie - got the welded on plates cut off the vision block holes and opened up the ball mount flange as well...
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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by LVT4 » Mon Aug 26, 2019 1:18 am

Hey Matt
Thank you for sharing your project with us
Looks like a great starter project
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Re: One of the Buffalo 7 makes it home (LVT4)

Post by wanderingwillys » Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:59 pm

Thanks Jason - how goes it at your end?

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