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Morris-Commercial C8 GS, 4 x 4, 12V (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.
Historical
: Introduced in 1944 this model used the basic chassis components of the
C8 FAT to produce a 4-WD truck. Other models were radio, office, air compressor and water-tank.
The cargo truck could be found with either wood or steel body. It remained in service in the British Army until the middle 1950s
Length: 4.57 m (180 inches).
Width: 2.08 m (82 inches).
Height: 2.16 m (85 inches).
Weight: 4.027 kg (8.950 lb.).
Engine
: Own 4-cylinder, type EHB, 3.519 cm3 (214 cubic inches) displacement, carburettor, liquid cooled.
Horsepower: 70 at 3.000 rpm.
Transmission: 5-speed gearbox.
Transfer case: Single-speed transfer-box with front axle disconnect (except 1st and reverse).
Electrical system: 12 volt.
Brakes: Hydraulic.
Tyres: 9.00 - 16.
Fording depth:
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 2 x 50 liter (2 x 11 gallons).
Range: 384 km (240 miles).
Crew: N/A.
Additional: N/A.


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