Toyota Tacoma/Hilux SF 1:35 Meng

Hi - I need your help. Does anyone have/found more photos of this vehicle? I want to build it, but you can’t see much in this photo.
PS- I will report on the construction in this topic


@18bravo - maybe You? :wink:

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From an old thread

Not the same tuck but other SF Hilux.

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Our Tacomas mounted MGs on the roll bar behind the cab.

There have been many instances on this site over the years where, aehm, folks have said heavier weapon systems (including the M2 .50 cal) would tear up a truck. Not true.

I know I have photos of a heavy mount for a pickup that I took myself - will post when I find.

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I still stand by it for the M151s. There were Technical Bulletins that they could not be used on them since they cracked the frames. Pickups might be different, but they were not authorized on US M151s.

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And yet .50s were used on them, as my photo shows farther down in the thread. Never underestimate the power of a man with a welding rig, some scrap metal, and the will to accomplish a mission.

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And your pic is not of a US military M151 either. Never said they were not mounted by other countries who didn’t care if the frames cracked.

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Also don’t know why this is even an issue since the OP, nor anyone else, didn’t mention anything about what weapons were mounted on the M151 1/4 ton.

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Photos of SOF Hiluxes and and Tacomas abound. Sometimes one has to use some deductive reasoning and figure he may be looking for photos of the weapon and/or mount.

You may have the last word, as it appears to be important to you.

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@Boggie -I also have this model in my home warehouse

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Not to hijack the thread, but, yes, I wrote the story on the USMC “Sgt. Ferry FAV” for the “Journal of Military Ordnance” where he welded pipes to a HMMWV turret ring for better weapons stability. He and his Marines did it all by themselves so most likely it wasn’t in the Technical Manuals, but by then the USMC M151 FAVs were so beaten up that I don’t think anyone really cared. He submitted the drawings to the USMC which didn’t copy them for the Mercedes G-Wagen IFAV so it was back to the pedestal mount. The USMC FAV with HMMWV turret ring mounted .50cal, or 40mm Mark-19 AGL, or TOW.

https://archive.armorama.com/forums/26638/index.htm

https://m151jeep.com/m151a2-fav-cav-spec-ops

USMC FAV (Fast Attack Vehicle) Model 2 Version 1 - Photo Gallery

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I’ve had this one in my collection for quite some time. From G503.com, which many of you know is a damned good site.

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I have a lot of photos, but not this exact vehicle. Is there a MK19/MK47 mounted there? You can still see the machine guns on the rear (side?) part. Then SF (special forces) = science fiction

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Those are interesting looking M151 jeeps. Make me want to model one.

What time frame and conflict does this particular modifications represent?

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Whoops, just saw the SFOR marking on back.

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Sorry, a bit off topic, if moderators would allow. At first glimpse, i have read Your sentence:
“Never underestimate the power of a man with a weDding riNg…”

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That’s funny. With my eyesight, I misread a lot of things. But I think most men believe their wedding ring takes their powers away.

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The three rings of marriage. The engagement ring, the wedding ring, and the suffering.

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Guys- what about my question? :rofl: :joy: :rofl: :joy:

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I need a replacement cable for my external hard drive. Let’s just say it’s like trying to find the right adapter for an 18-year-old cell phone.
In the meantime, please PM me your email address. I’m not sure if I still have it or not.

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