Information regarding the preventative maintenance, modifications and repair of the World War Two vehicles--Willys MB and Ford GPW. Vehicles that helped the Allies win the war and remain cherised by... More > veterans and collectors alike.
This volume has articles on a wide variety of subjects including special features, air, petroleum & lubrications, electrical, maintenance, Sgt. Half-Mast, contributions, rumors, paint and tires. There's a ton of stuff in this volume--"Modern design-a new 1/4 ton trailer", "Care of stored vehicles", "a new rifle bracket", "The Army's New Paint System" and many more. Like a discussion of the fuels and lubes used during WW2 and how much gear lube should go in a differential?
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The 1/4-ton, 4x4, truck of World War Two started out in the hands of the Infantry and a little company called American Bantam Car Company. Bantam worked with the Army's Quartermaster Corps to produce... More > the pilot model that was accepted and then fulfilled their initial contract for 70 trucks. During testing of the pilot both Ford and Willys-Overland were invited to check out this new vehicle. The vehicles were studied in great detail. Soon, at their own expense, Ford and Willys-Overland submitted pilots for testing too. This book covers the production prototypes--Bantam BRC-40, Ford GP and the Willys MA.< Less