The Megacab Army Truck

Well, Brother Joe and friends are into a cool one. How about an extended cab 5 ton army truck, for Saturday nite cruising!!

Megacab build thread.
  • All it takes is an army truck, extra cab, a steel cutting circular saw, a welder, friends, and inspiration!!
  • First round of mock up.
  • The beam in the ceiling has an 8 ft clearance.
  • Boy, that thing is gonna be tall!
  • Setting the donor cab on the chassis for fitting

Cab gets trimmed down

Ok project Megacab update!

  • I have been working 6 days a week and have been fighting a brutal winter but we should be back on it Sunday!
  • We have the drive shaft with carrier bearing finished, airbags with hardware, new rear cab mount and a ton of steel!
  • The bed has had 4’6″ removed from the center and looks factory! The floor has been removed and the front was spread 16 ” to remove the taper and match the cabs! Hope you enjoy the pictures! Joe
  • Driving in the trimmed original cab.
  • clean and mean
  • another view of the chassis
  • joe and more cab parts.  just a big puzzle
  • Moe, the cab roof and the garage door have a discussion.
  • This gives you an idea of how tall it is. that is the top of a 12 ft door joe has to work around.
  • Cab end and getting ready to fit some floor and mounts to the frame

Chopping  the bed down

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  • Bed fabrication.  Shortening the original bed, but also retaining all the fold down sides, so its trim away the hardware, clean them, and all the rust you find.
  • the original hardware re-installed on the 2 ft shorter bed

Wonder what will get done this weekend?

Great build so far!  Thanks for sharing it with us