Reportedly used as a ranch truck for several years after it was decommissioned, the single-cab pickup currently shows 21,645 undocumented miles (34,834 kilometers). Listed on Cars & Bids, the Humvee is rocking a high bid of $10,998 with two days left at the time of writing.
The seller reports an exhaust leak on the passenger side, scratches and dings, bubbles on the fiberglass doors, and paint chipping off the interior pads. Serviced last month with fresh engine oil and a replacement air filter, the M998 was reportedly purchased at a government auction by the seller.
Easily convertible to four doors, hard top or soft top, and hard doors or soft doors, the Humvee flaunts 15.5-inch wheels featuring a 12-bolt pattern and Goodyear Wrangler rubber shoes. Repainted at least twice in Desert Sand for military purposes, the military workhorse has also been treated to a Nartron starter box that includes a diagnostic port for extra peace of mind.
2,500 pounds (1,134 kilograms) is the payload rating for this gentle giant, which had a curb weight of 5,200 pounds (2,359 kilograms) when it was new. Capable of operating in 30-inch-deep water and climbing a 22-inch step, the HMMWV also happens to be very good on rocky trails thanks to 16 inches (406 mm) of ground clearance and 330 pound-feet (447 Nm) of torque.
The eight-cylinder lump under the hood drives the rear or all four wheels by means of a three-speed automatic transmission and a two-speed transfer case. Last but certainly not in the least, chassis number 110491 features a 25-gallon (95-liter) fuel tank and a relatively low top speed because of the gearing and the force-fed diesel engine's 185 horsepower.