November 20, 2019
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Here’s Why this Cheap Military Truck is the Best Vehicle for the Apocalypse

welcome to wacky Wednesday’s, where
everyone has a chance to show off their car mods, and here’s this week’s winner,
today I’m right here right now, arguing why this huge behemoth is the best way
to go in case of a zombie apocalypse it was a product of the kaiser-jeep
corporation back from the 60s all the way up until the early 80s when they
produce these, they call them Deuce and a halves because off-road they can carry
2.5 tons, hence the name deuce and a half this particular one is a 1968 and they
were used as troop carriers and equipment carriers to basically take
things to the battlefield that they needed, and as you can see by these 46
inch tires, that was most often off-road instead of on road, now in terms of space
this thing has a 14 foot long bed and a 17 foot wide bed, so essentially any type
of guns any type of zombie repellents you could possibly think of this thing
will carry, but let’s say that you’re pretty empathetic and you want to carry
survivors, well as I mentioned earlier this thing was used as a troop carrier,
so it has fold down sides that about nine people can fit across and on the other
side to carry about 18 people in the back, in Georgia where I’m from you can
ride on roads legally in this thing, so the next time at Thanksgiving when your
step mom talks about her new Honda Odyssey with its eight passengers, you
might want to show her this, but enough about the exterior, let’s talk about the
interior a little bit, so firstly you’ll notice that this is a 50 year old
military truck, you’re probably not going to have a shortage of rattles, squeaks or loud noises,
but there are a couple of pretty cool things in here that most people’s cars
won’t have, first thing is that there are pretty much no electronics that can go
wrong in this, if there’s ever a flood, if you’ve ever hit something really hard,
there’s not going to be a lot of stuff that you have to worry about in terms of
wires coming loose, your radio not working, or anything like that, everything
is really basic and there’s a lot of metal around here, the two things in
particular that’s pretty cool are first off, there is actually an
onboard air compressor built into this to assist with the brakes and with a
lot of the other functions including the windshield wipers funnily enough, there’s
actually a port underneath the dash to plug in an air tool if you need to that
runs off the onboard air compressor another cool thing about this interior
that might be my favorite is the push button start, that’s right this 50 year
old military truck has push-button start how it works, essentially there’s a red
button right down here and neatly enough it says start, you push fuel back
to the engine, because this lash makes sure that there’s no fuel going to the
engine that’s how you cut it off, this is the switch to turn on accessory power to
the fuel pump and everything, and then after you do that, just push the button
start it right up but I know what you’re thinking though,
we talked about the bed, we’ve talked about the drab interior,
well lets talk about the off-road functioning of this truck real quick, first off probably one
of the coolest things is the snorkel this is an extended snorkel most Deuce
and a halves have their snorkel end right here, but the guy I bought it from
had an extender on it to make it about ah I’d say maybe seven feet tall, to
where up until this point water can safely go up to the truck, so you’ll see
all kinds of people on YouTube running this thing kind of like a boat actually
through creeks through rivers and it’s totally safe because like I said this is
the air intake for the engine the oil dipstick screws on watertight, so up
until at this point you can use this thing as a boat, it also has a two-speed
transfer case, the low gear is obviously for off-roading and for towing a heavy
load, and then it also has a high gear obviously for normal driving conditions,
another awesome off-roading feature is the winch, not every deuce and a half had
one, but mine does so if I ever get this thing stuck, I’ll be able to get unstuck
pretty quickly, I can hear you say yeah this is cool and all, but why don’t I
just get a Silverado with a 12-inch lift and an aftermarket snorkel like that, and
at least have air conditioning, a soft ride, basically any type of modern
creature comfort in cars, but I have an answer, 3 specifically which are the best
reasons why you should get a deuce for an off-road vehicle, in a zombie
apocalypse situation, the first thing is price, now let’s break down what it would
actually cost to get a silverado, most nice little Silverados that you would get
with working AC, a nice suspension with a 12-inch lift, aftermarket snorkel,
would probably hover $10,000 or above the price of a 12-inch lift is going to
be pretty expensive, probably above $5,000, so already just with a good
silverado and 12 inch lift you’re already looking at about 12,000 dollars
worth of modifications and we haven’t even touched the snorkel yet,
yeah you guys have fun paying almost $17,000 for a truck like this, we have
one on sale on Craigslist in Atlanta for $7,500, we have another one right here
for $6,000, you can really find these all the time under 8 grand, once you buy one
of these things for you know six to eight thousand dollars, the cost to
insure this thing is insanely cheap, I’m a 24 year old male and my driving record
isn’t as clean as it probably should be but I can still insure this thing as a
secondary vehicle with the restriction of five thousand miles a year for $30 a
month as an antique, you’re probably not going to find that with the Silverado,
also I have to mention one other cool thing about this, which is that it doesn’t
require any special license to drive, I picked this thing up with a normal license,
no commercial license, no class a license nothing I just bought this thing and
registered it as a normal street vehicle like any other Honda Civic, but now it’s
time for the last thing that is probably the best on this truck, totally
disregarding how dirty the engine is it’s been off roaded quite a bit, the
engine in this actually isn’t your average engine, this is a multi fuel
engine that can run on pretty much anything, just as an example I pulled up
the technical service manual for a Deuce and a half that they released, and as you
can see it has several other fuels besides diesel fuel, so we have obviously
diesel fuel but we also have marine fuel oil, which is basically highly filtered
motor oil, so in the case of the zombie apocolypse just go to the side of the
road, drain use motor oil out of a car and filter it and throw it in the gas
tank, it can also run on gasoline as well if you want a zombie apocalypse vehicle
do you want a normal Chevy that can run on gas and you have to go to a gas
station or go to a diesel station or do you want something that you can just go
to a random car on the side of the road drain the oil and run it in this thing,
well that was this week’s video and to have your car mod shown on my channel
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Tony wyaad



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  2. Austin Carlson Posted on June 6, 2019 at 12:45 pm

    What about the diesel engine get to the good stuff Mac

  3. TR5T Posted on June 6, 2019 at 3:20 pm

    We had these as well as the M37 3/4 tom. Great vehicles.

  4. sterlingholobyte Posted on June 6, 2019 at 4:44 pm

    That was one of the best car reviews I've seen, and inspiration to get one of these. The only thing that could have made it better would have been to have seen it driven.

  5. Jamahl Cox Posted on June 6, 2019 at 6:14 pm

    I drove them in the Army, loved them.
    No power steering!!!
    Have to have a little arm strength, lol

  6. carl atamanczyk Posted on June 6, 2019 at 9:16 pm

    Need to squirt some WD40 on those door hinges and latches….

  7. carl atamanczyk Posted on June 6, 2019 at 9:19 pm

    When you use different fuel types, you need to change the injectors.

  8. Doug Moore Posted on June 6, 2019 at 10:06 pm

    What that bomb that kills computers like in all our vehicles.? I suspect this thing will still go, and go…..

  9. The UFO Experience Posted on June 6, 2019 at 10:28 pm

    Drove the refueler version of that ruck in the 80s. Loved it! Best accessory for it is the "water buffalo" water tank trailer.

  10. Mark Flierl Posted on June 7, 2019 at 8:08 am

    2:30 "50 year old military truck has push button start". That's common on all 18 wheeler's. That's not surprising.

  11. Bob Griffith Posted on June 7, 2019 at 1:57 pm

    I'll take two,, want to keep the wife happy

  12. Jorge Linares Posted on June 8, 2019 at 2:20 am

    That's an awesome machine!!! Hey what if you mix fuels?

  13. Terry Turner Posted on June 8, 2019 at 6:13 pm

    Sell them in Calico, CA. Off the logistics Marine Base.

  14. Slotenmaker Den Haag SDH Posted on June 8, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    Dude I hope the zombie apocalypse happens to the United States soon

  15. Henry Homes Posted on June 8, 2019 at 11:07 pm

    that thing rox!, no computer onboard!

  16. ratnick Posted on June 8, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Eugene took one of these down without even trying… NEXT !!!

  17. Ollie Bommel Posted on June 9, 2019 at 4:27 am

    WD40 use it.

  18. bmh67wa Posted on June 9, 2019 at 8:54 pm

    Awesome truck and the multi-fuel capability would definitely help during the zombie apocalypse.

  19. thebrainfreezer Posted on June 9, 2019 at 11:07 pm

    Scotty has lost his marbles.

  20. volcel raptor Posted on June 10, 2019 at 3:33 am

    that cabin has gaps around the windows.

  21. Rene Deniz Posted on June 11, 2019 at 4:31 am

    But chevy is trash!!!

  22. socalcraigster Posted on June 12, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    If you can’t fix it yourself, then it’s useless.

  23. Ken Jackson Posted on June 12, 2019 at 11:24 pm

    I want one!!!

  24. Jerry Newberry Posted on June 13, 2019 at 3:20 pm

    Runs good, but need new belts. I'd say tighten but sounded like they've been squeeling for a while.

  25. Allen Pruett Posted on June 14, 2019 at 4:18 pm

    Love deuces!!!

  26. Tom Lee Posted on June 17, 2019 at 5:04 am

    What number am I thinking of?

  27. Robert Stetson Posted on June 28, 2019 at 6:08 am

    Well you won't want to be driving a smart car during the Apocalypse

  28. Clint McDowell Posted on June 28, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    Yeah price a set of tires for the deuce and be sitting down when you do.
    I’m all for these but there are pros and cons.
    Also super easy to steal.

  29. Cyril Agnew Posted on July 1, 2019 at 1:55 am

    Drove those in the Canadian military back in the mid 80s…… along with its 5 tonne bigger brother

  30. Rayviator Posted on July 4, 2019 at 2:07 am

    Why is a beta male driving an alpha truck? Gaydar is beeping. He has the valley girl voice. Lumbersexual shirt with shorts. And tall socks.

  31. Returning Shadow Posted on July 7, 2019 at 4:49 am


  32. Tom Condon Posted on July 7, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    Very cool truck. I want you to know your vehicle is great!

    Scotty, You may remember, in the back of comic books, when we were kids, advertisements for full Jeeps in a crate, just assemble them. I would like to know about those.

  33. RichT01xNel CP Posted on July 8, 2019 at 12:38 am

    guess who's getting a truck instead of a camaro?

  34. Michael Goldman Posted on July 8, 2019 at 11:26 pm

    Also: Good in case of EMP, and cannot be hacked.

  35. LUDO Posted on July 9, 2019 at 7:24 pm

    My1954 series 1 long wheelbase land rover had push button start so it's no big deal.

  36. Douglas Dailey Posted on July 9, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    You could build a little cabin camper on the back of that truck .

  37. Alfredo Tirado Posted on July 10, 2019 at 1:03 am

    How is the road noise going down the highway at 90 mph?

  38. Andrew morgan Posted on July 10, 2019 at 1:29 am

    14 ft x 17 ft bed WTF LMFAO

  39. Herman Man Posted on July 10, 2019 at 4:29 am

    Multi fuel engine .not an engine u find on Honda hybrid or stuff like that.

  40. Exlaxchronicles Posted on July 12, 2019 at 2:41 am

    I would buy one if these.

  41. badlandskid Posted on July 12, 2019 at 3:27 am

    Screw that. I want a Hemmit!

  42. Brock Berard Posted on July 12, 2019 at 12:09 pm

    Here’s why it’s not…. gas mileage…

  43. glamdring0007 Posted on July 12, 2019 at 2:19 pm

    In a to remain un-named location I once got an Army K30 pickup buried to the frame in mud…and used a "deuce and a half" to pull it out…which in hindsight wasn't such a good idea. Who knew those K30 axles would just rip off when confronted with the deuces torque…

  44. Kamalpreet Singh Gill Posted on July 12, 2019 at 3:11 pm

    I was thinking scotty is out of mind for suggesting a gas guzzler for apocalypse but mechanical , analog and multi-fuel engine almost all terrain vehicle with room for family or two doesnt sound that bad of an idea.

  45. ussling Posted on July 12, 2019 at 3:58 pm

    At 6:00, that looks like the same girl that is in my reprint Vietnam Nam M-16 maintenance manual.
    As a veteran, why would I want a Silverado? I so want a deuce and a half in my side yard. It is too big to fit in my carport.

  46. Douglas Brannon Posted on July 12, 2019 at 9:41 pm

    A little WD 40 will make it brand new.

  47. Douglas Brannon Posted on July 12, 2019 at 9:43 pm

    You could probably haul a bigfoot on it.

  48. Darik Datta Posted on July 17, 2019 at 1:30 am

    Just down the street from me lives one of those converted to a camper, with solar panels on top.

  49. Cody Sonnet Posted on July 20, 2019 at 6:32 pm

    Actually THE 50s to the 80s….

    Those tires are NOT STOCK

    that winch should be wound better

  50. Kenneth Anderson Posted on July 22, 2019 at 10:35 pm

    That tank reminds me of the scene from Rambo when he uses the 50 caliber to slice apart the military pursuers.

  51. Brett hoffman Posted on July 23, 2019 at 1:46 am

    You could also get a good cucv Chevy truck, pick-up, or blazer, not as much capacity, not as durable, but loads of spare parts, and a little more comfy

  52. SamSalsa411 Posted on July 24, 2019 at 5:43 am

    0:57 Dang that truck is thicc 😂!!!

  53. Lloyd Woody Posted on July 24, 2019 at 4:44 pm

    Seats have as much padding as an ironing board.

  54. Desmond Bagley Posted on July 24, 2019 at 11:52 pm

    ………go up to any random car and drain the oil and you're on your way again….. however you said it needs to be filtered first and how do you think you'll filter the stuff in quick time?…
    ….. squeaky doors are easily remedied , you probably rigged them to be squeaky or used sound effects cos there's no excuse.

  55. gcampagn Posted on July 25, 2019 at 3:58 am

    One question is: Could it take an EMP attack on North America launched from China or Russia and keep on running?

  56. Ernie Larkin Posted on July 25, 2019 at 7:56 pm

    Until you have to fix it and find parts. Or put gas in it.

  57. Lee Hughes Posted on August 2, 2019 at 1:52 am

    That truck is so cool

  58. SirMo Posted on August 3, 2019 at 1:16 pm

    I really don't understand the push button start fascination people have in cars/trucks. Like every time someone mentions it it's like ooooh it has push button start! A push button is a super simple design, it's even less advanced than a key start. So I don't get it. Key start is superior to push button too because it's much easier to just turn the key after inserting it than having to push a separate button. So I really don't get it. Anyways nice video and truck.

  59. Clayton Cherry Posted on August 4, 2019 at 4:04 am

    I remember a time not long ago when they were $1500 a piece from Government Liquidation and they would sell dozens at a time. Those were the days. I only regret not buying more of them for that price. Now they're $6k plus and often chopped into some 4×4 abomination.

  60. fransisco dadang Posted on August 5, 2019 at 12:41 pm

    good truck …….

  61. Rob Estey Posted on August 8, 2019 at 3:54 am

    Just LOVE your vid. 34+ years in the Military I have oodles and oodles both driving and riding in one of the BEST Army trucks EVER made. Love me some Deuce.

  62. Kay P Posted on August 11, 2019 at 7:06 pm

    My old tractor has pull button start. Its from 1979. And it has a radio and the optional sun visor. Luxury.

  63. Roberts Manguss Posted on August 13, 2019 at 1:46 pm

    Ural 4320 is wayyy more better💪💪💪

  64. ccampbell7 jr Posted on August 15, 2019 at 2:22 pm

    If we weren't taking price into account, wouldn't a super heavy tank be better in almost every way? Sure, it's going to suck up gas like a toddler with a popsicle and it's not a multi gas engine, but if it breaks down, you could still use it as a house that's pretty much invincible to anything a zombie/ other surviver could throw at it.

  65. Mani Motard Posted on August 15, 2019 at 10:14 pm

    Some people live entirely in their head….

  66. mitzi clarke Posted on August 16, 2019 at 12:25 am

    Plan on starting a war are you?

  67. Halotrent100 Posted on August 18, 2019 at 9:39 am

    Yo I have like three of these
    Mobile operation center, troop Carrier, and supplies carrier

  68. Jeffrey Small Posted on August 18, 2019 at 4:55 pm

    Bet it gets 10mpg if your lucky

  69. Bruce Trevino Posted on August 18, 2019 at 9:04 pm

    Is there a website that you can buy used military vehicles?

  70. 2 genius's & a Redneck Posted on August 20, 2019 at 4:11 am

    And if there is a zombie apocalypse u think I'm going to pay for insurance ya i don't think so I'm going to hot wire whatever truck I want too most people will be dead too

  71. You see what i did there Posted on August 20, 2019 at 10:39 pm

    Filmed in 2018, looks and sounds like 2012

  72. Carson Day Posted on August 23, 2019 at 5:48 am

    Ah the deuce and a half a staple of light units….glad I was mechanized

  73. Ian Ian Posted on August 24, 2019 at 12:43 am

    Yeah, that guy a show off for sure but if I had his truck you'd say he's modest😉….

  74. Katmandu2 Posted on August 24, 2019 at 12:04 pm

    A Duece and a 1/2 is by FAR has the BEST SOUNDING VEHICLE EXHAUST IN THE WORLD !!

  75. John Smith Posted on August 26, 2019 at 12:13 am

    Very functional vehicle but it needs some new ( very expensive ) tires.

  76. Cameron Riccio Posted on August 27, 2019 at 2:46 am

    No way. Diesel is already slightly uncommon as it is, and in an apocalypse you really won’t find enough to keep that thing going.

  77. Brant Gentry Posted on September 3, 2019 at 6:32 am

    Well the zombie apocalypse may not mean literal zombies because life cannot come from non life. Dead flesh can't be reanimated. Maybe an engineered virus bio weapon or something like that. Too many people couldn't survive without electricity, car's, stores.

  78. Firearms Fuel & Fabrication Posted on September 3, 2019 at 11:31 am

    Good try but so much wrong in this video

  79. Julie I AM Posted on September 6, 2019 at 3:29 am

    I saw a water vehicle trying to help flood victims and cops wouldn't let them, cant see this being in your possession in apocalyptic times the army will take it off you after killing you dead😕

  80. bill tev Posted on September 7, 2019 at 11:44 am

    Seriously this could be reproduced as a status symbol to challenge Unimogs, put a airstream at the back and i am good.

  81. Lorne Johnson Posted on September 9, 2019 at 2:08 am

    I sell you some WD 40 to fix that squeak on that door…

  82. The Basic Question Posted on September 13, 2019 at 1:56 am

    Thanks for the great video. How’s the mpg for the beast. 5% of motorists are diesel. I’ve heard that alcohol 100% working as well.

  83. sniparGP779 Posted on September 15, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    Did you mean: 1994 Toyota Celica

  84. David Myers Posted on September 16, 2019 at 7:45 am

    because it can run off vegetable oil that makes it best

  85. David Myers Posted on September 16, 2019 at 7:51 am

    need some wd40 for that old heap

  86. John C Posted on September 18, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    You need a car with great fuel economy and reliable for the zombie apocalypse. If your car breaks down then you are doomed. Great fuel economy means you can go further before you need to worry about fuel. Also you need a place to live too. So kitting out the vehicle so you can live in it is important. If the vehicle is too big, you might get stuck.

  87. Jesus Walmart Posted on September 21, 2019 at 6:08 am

    Who sells parts for those?

  88. ZGERMAN Posted on September 22, 2019 at 1:45 am

    I already own a M1028 Pick-up. This Deuce will be my next vehicle

  89. Tim Hanley Posted on September 22, 2019 at 2:48 pm

    Two words: WD-40.

  90. Luke Becker Posted on September 23, 2019 at 2:18 am

    I think my 1959 ford F600 grain truck is good enough for a zombie apocalypse because it can haul a lot of people and it is Tough

  91. cashrjr23 Posted on September 23, 2019 at 4:27 am

    will there be any fuel in an Zombie Apocalypse? probably not for long

  92. ARUN ALPHONSE SUNNY Posted on September 23, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    Why is everyone talking big on push button start on cars nowadays? There's nothing new there; just a lock and key turned into a button. But when you go to a car dealer, they talk about that as if it was an innovation gifted from outer space.😱And buses and trucks had these push button start, since a long time.

  93. Rick C Posted on September 30, 2019 at 1:31 am

    Put a proper living quarters on that bed, and you're good to go.

  94. John Danner-Hunsberger Posted on September 30, 2019 at 2:30 am

    My grandpa left me one of this when he passed away when I was 10…. My parents sold it….

  95. Jacob Monnin Posted on October 1, 2019 at 1:15 am

    Always thought my old excursion felt like a deuce and a half. I fit 14 ppl in it one time.

  96. Spike Posted on October 2, 2019 at 12:58 pm

    I hope the dude is kidding about the zombie apocalypse………….perhaps he is referring to the baby butchering demonkraps…………..