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Mexican Drug Cartel Assault Vehicle

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by blackhawke88, Jun 15, 2011.

  1. Jun 15, 2011 at 8:22 AM
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    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 [OP] wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

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    http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2011/05/24/police-find-mexican-traffickers-narcotank/?iref=obnetwork

    Police find Mexican traffickers' 'narcotank'

    For the second time this month, officials in Mexico have seized a "narcotank" - a regular production vehicle that a drug cartel has turned in to a battle vehicle.

    The latest "narcotank" was found Friday, after a clash between police and gangs of rival gunmen in the western Mexico town of Mezquitic, according to a report in the Latin American Herald Tribune.

    Reports said the guts of the "narcotank" are a Ford F-series Super Duty truck. It had been customized with steel plating with ports for guns or other weapons, a rotating turret and a fold-up battering ram. No weapons were in the vehicle when it was found, according to the Herald Tribune report.

    Earlier this month, the Mexican army captured another armored vehicle, according to a report on BusinessInsider.com. That tank, dubbed El Monstruo 2011, was capable of going 68 mph and could carry 12 people behind its armor, the report said. It was seized in Ciudad Meir, where the Los Zetas gang has been battling over drug business with the Gulf Cartel, their former bosses, BusinessInsider said.

    The website InSightcrime.org reported in April that traffickers are increasingly turning to armored vehicles.

    Besides armoring vehicles, traffickers have also made their own submarines.
     
  2. Jun 15, 2011 at 8:28 AM
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    Hunter500ky

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    Damn......
     
  3. Jun 15, 2011 at 8:34 AM
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    97yota4wd

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    caged, camburg long travel, 50t leafpack (soon to be installed) light rack over cab, 5pt harnesses etc
    thats crazy shit!
     
  4. Jun 15, 2011 at 8:40 AM
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    budd4766

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    Not your average weekend mod right there.
     
  5. Jun 15, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    excalis

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    Is that the 3rd Gen Tacoma???
     
  6. Jun 15, 2011 at 8:46 AM
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    acdronin

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    That's what I need to drive around in Oakland!
     
  7. Jun 15, 2011 at 8:46 AM
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    river rat 69

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    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    This is y they made shoulder rockets!!!!!!!
     
  8. Jun 15, 2011 at 8:47 AM
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    Roll through dc with that, watch traffic move.
     
  9. Jun 15, 2011 at 8:53 AM
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    KenpachiZaraki

    KenpachiZaraki Its Wicked Flow BITCHES!!

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    Where's the link to that sticky mod??!!!
     
  10. Jun 15, 2011 at 8:58 AM
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    LBCdan

    LBCdan I got tiger blood.. WINNING

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  11. Jun 15, 2011 at 9:08 AM
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    bschmitt09

    bschmitt09 Welcome to the abusement park.

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    No shit. I could use one of these for that exact purpose. :burnrubber:
     
  12. Jun 15, 2011 at 9:14 AM
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    0uTkAsT

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    It's nasty looking and better than nothing but poorly built (surprised?). There's at least a half dozen vulnerable points that I can see just from this picture. It could be stopped by anyone who knows what they're doing with small arms. Or a monkey with an RPG.
     
  13. Jun 15, 2011 at 9:18 AM
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    RCBS

    RCBS Mr Thundermaker is about to start barking fire!

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    wtf is the thing on top?
     
  14. Jun 15, 2011 at 9:19 AM
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    bschmitt09 Welcome to the abusement park.

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    That would be the turret.
     
  15. Jun 15, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    GatorComa

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    Thats ridiculous....but badass
     
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    I thought it was gonna be some ones modded truck they stole from the states
     
  19. Jun 15, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    TanSR5x4

    TanSR5x4 Hold my beer and watch this

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    damn thats pretty wild
     
  20. Jun 15, 2011 at 3:50 PM
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    :eek::eek::eek:
     
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