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Ford F15A, 4 x 4, 6V (Front view, right side)

 
 

Front view, right side

Picture courtesy of John Frandsen, Noerre Sundby via Brian Brodersen


Danish Army Specific: Probably used by the Army Air Corps. Specific use is unknown.
Historical
: The F15A is member of a family of trucks known as Canadian Military Pattern or CMP truck. The prototype of this 15 CWT truck can be traced back to Sid Swallow and a team at Ford who developed the vehicle to a British specification laid in the mid 1930s. The prototype was based on a strengthened Ford V8 chassis with rear wheel drive. Later a four wheel drive prototype was produced. 
In production three different types of cabs were used; the No. 11 with side-opened bonnet, the No. 12 with front-opened bonnet and the No. 13 (shown) with a completely different layout. The No. 13 had more space inside the cab, and forward sloping windscreen.
The 15-cwt CMP truck chassis was made in large numbers by Ford (F15) and General Motors (Chevrolet (C15)) from 1940 until 1945. Differences between Ford and GM produced vehicles were among others the power plant, gear boxes, amount of fuel carried etc. C/F15 denoted 4 x 2 and C/F15A 4 x 4 vehicles.
Body styles included GS, Van, Office, Wireless, Cable Layer, Personnel, Water Tanker, Anti-Tank, Tractor, Machinery etc.
Length: N/A.
Width: N/A.
Height: N/A.
Weight: N/A.
Engine
: Own V8-cylinder, 3.917 ccm3 (239 cubic inches) displacement, carburettor, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 95 at 3.000 rpm.
Transmission: 4-speed.
Transfer case: 1-speed.
Electrical system: 6 volt, positive ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic.
Tyres: 9.00 - 16.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 114 liter (25 gallons).
Range: N/A.
Crew: 4.
Additional: N/A


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