April 1942 Script ford GPW Jeep
April 1942 script ford. This Ford GPW is an early scripted version it has a running CJ Engine which has good oil pressure and runs smoothly. It has the correct wartime T84 transmission, wartime axles and has a mix of original ford and Willys taper leaf springs . The Jeep also has a set of five combat rims which are a nice original feature . The Body is in a very solid and straight condition with minimal rust for its age the chassis is in nice condition still with its original rear cross member attached .The front of the chassis has a winch plate welded to it and a heavy duty bumper but it should clean off well and the legs look nice.
This great vehicle is available from AMD Four Wheel Drive in the UK for £13,000.
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- Crew: 1+3
- Length: 3.45 meters
- Width: 1.57 meters
- Height: 1.68 meters
- Ground clearance: 0.23 meters
- Curb weight: 1,205 kg
- Gross weight: 1,542 kg
- Engine: 2.2L L-head inline 4-cylinder gasoline engine
- Horsepower: 60 hp at 4,000 rpm
- Torque: 105 lb-ft at 2,000 rpm
- Transmission: 3-speed manual
- Maximum speed: 104 km/h
- Range: 418 km
- Fuel capacity: 40 L
- Armament: Optional .30 caliber or .50 caliber machine guns mounted on the rear of the vehicle
The Ford GPW Jeep was designed to be a rugged, reliable vehicle that could be used in a variety of roles, including reconnaissance, command and control, and as a light utility vehicle. It was widely used by the U.S. military during World War II, and was also used by other Allied forces.
The Ford GPW Jeep was designed to be easy to maintain and repair in the field, with many parts being interchangeable with the Willys MB Jeep. It was also designed to be highly maneuverable and capable of traversing rough terrain, with a high ground clearance and four-wheel drive.
Today, the Ford GPW Jeep is a popular vehicle among collectors and enthusiasts, and is often used in military reenactments and other events.