Specific: The Chevrolet 8443
was presumably delivered as a part of the Canadian aid
between 1951 - 1955.
Historical: More than 200.000 of this type of
truck (3 ton, 4 x 4) was build in Canada during WW II by
Chevrolet and Ford, similar in design but differing in
details as engine, drive line and axles. Standard CMP 158
inch wheelbase chassis.
Length: 4.62 m (244 inches).
Width: 2.38 m (90 inches).
Height: 2.87 m (120 inches).
Weight: 5.900 kg (16.000 lb.).
Engine: Own 6-cylinder, 3.548 cm3 (216 cubic inches)
displacement, liquid cooled, carburetor.
Horsepower: 85 at 3.400 rpm.
Transfer case: 2 speed.
Electrical system: 6 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic with vacuum servo assistance.
Tyres: 10.50 - 20.
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 114 liter (25 gallons).