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Abrams W/Torsion Bar Problem?
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Look at Tank #2


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2007 11:08 am
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Nah ... it just looks like a flat tire to me! Laughing
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That's what happens when you forget to check the air in the road wheels.

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Pimp my ride goes Fort Knox... Smile
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:27 am
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Could be a heck of a pothole.
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Looks to me like more than a torsion bar.

Never seen that much of a 'squat' before. Unless total failure of both rotary shocks, and several torsion bars along with the mine plow being mounted.

Interesting.

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He looks mighty close the vehicle in front of him, is it possible he's rear-ended him and the gun tube has gone under the turret rear of the vehicle in front, wedging his front down and/or causing multiple suspension failures (aided by what I hope was heavy braking)?
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no, looks like the second tank has the main gun over the back deck and getting ready to be hooked up to a tow bar by the first tank.

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I have trashed power packs, final drives, a couple of torsion bars, but that appears to have been the work of an expert. Must be a good story around it.

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When I was at Sierra Army Depot most of the OIF "Thunder Run" tanks were there and there were a few messed up ones. An anti-tank mine could take out a couple of torsion bars. I agree that it is being towed.

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Hi Folks!

Tow Bar? Maybe there is a bar that is hooked up, the brakes on the number 2 tank are locked, and the number 1 tank backed up a little to much which could push down on the front of the number 2 vehicle?

Interesting photo. Mark, where did you find it?

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Hi Folks!

Tow Bar? Maybe there is a bar that is hooked up, the brakes on the number 2 tank are locked, and the number 1 tank backed up a little to much which could push down on the front of the number 2 vehicle?

Interesting photo. Mark, where did you find it?

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