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  Ford WOT6, 4 x 4 (Front view, right side)

 
 

Front view, right side

Picture courtesy of Jacob Stoppel, Frederiksberg


Danish Army Specific: Delivered by the British forces in Germany just after WW II. The trucks were all used and went through a repair-programme at Air Base Skrydstrup before proceeding to the end-users.
The WOT6 fulfilled, along with the
Bedford QL, the Army´s need for a 4 x 4 truck for a long period of time.
Besides cargo carrying role the WOT6 was used as a squad truck for the infantry and as command and control truck.
Historical
: Introduced in January 1942 and remained in production until September 1945. Being a 3 ton 4 x 4 truck it was produced to the same broad specification as the
Austin K5, the Bedford QL and the Karrier K6.
Nearly 30.000 were produced, most of them being the GS version. Other types included breakdown gantry, machinery, compressor and house type vans.
Length: 6.07 m (239 inches).
Width: 2.28 m (90 inches).
Height: 3.20 m (126 inches).
Weight: 3.930 kg (8.735 lb.).
Engine
: Own V8-cylinder, 3.621 cm3 (220 cubic inches) displacement.
Horsepower: 85 at 3.800 rpm.
Transmission: 4-speed.
Transfer case: 2-speed.
Electrical system: 12 volt.
Brakes: Mechanical.
Tyres: 10.50 - 20.
Fording depth:
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 160 liter (35 gallons).
Range: 450 km (280 miles).
Crew: N/A.
Additional: N/A.
Variants:
Ford WOT6 squad car (129 kb)
Ford WOT6 office van (85 kb)


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