Re: [MV] looking to buy 6x6

From: Steve & Jeanne Keith (
Date: Thu Feb 27 2003 - 05:49:26 PST

The M123/125 series also have a large block on the column where
the directional liver should be. It has a large lever on it to allow the
driver to selectively apply the rear brakes to only one side or the other
to help with cornering....

Steve AKA Dr Deuce

----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul A. Thomas" <>
To: "Military Vehicles Mailing List" <>
Sent: Thursday, February 27, 2003 7:52 AM
Subject: Re: [MV] looking to buy 6x6

> And just when would I find time to get out and throw the anchor while
> coasting along trying to stop and steer? <g>
> Interesting note: I thought all old large MVs had hydraulic brakes.
> Thanks for the information.
> Paul
> ***************************************
> You would be dreaming about wheel cyls, as the M125 has Air Brakes and no
> hydraulics... The are the early non spring type, so if you have a failure
> of the air system, they do not apply automatically... and you sail along
> miles at the top speed of 35 or so... They should have been equipped with
> 5oo lb anchor
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