Military Vehicles, November 1996,: Re: M-725

Re: M-725

David P. Dusenbury (
Tue, 05 Nov 1996 22:16:03 -0500

William C. Beilschmidt wrote:
> I'd like to thank everyone who responded to my previous message. You've
> been very helpful in educating me about my truck, though my last letter
> contained a typo, it's a 1968 Kaiser(not 1963). Anyway, many people have
> suggested a Chevy 350 engine but i have one major concern. Am i correct
> in assuming that my vehicle is much heavier than a modern full-sized
> truck or van (6500lbs)? Will it have enough power to pull my truck up
> steep hills or allow me to pull a small horse trailer? By the way, i
> agree that this mailing list is thouroughly awesome! Wolf

I have a printed source that lists the dry weight, no winch at 5180#. A
friend weighed his at a truck scale and it came out about 6000#.