This 6th march 1944 Ford GPW Jeep Runs and drives well with a post war CJ L134 engine and quiet T84 gearbox. The jeep has been updated and modified electrically over the years with many knobs and switches added even a demisting blower. The body does need some work like many it needs top hat sections and some floor repairs. It has a set of four original combat wheels and many other original details
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Technical Specifications – Ford GPW Jeep
- Engine: 2.2-liter, 4-cylinder, L-head engine
- Horsepower: 60 hp at 4,000 rpm
- Transmission: 3-speed manual with synchronized second and third gears
- Transfer case: 2-speed, 4-wheel drive
- Maximum speed: 60 mph (96 km/h)
- Range: Approximately 300 miles (480 km)
- Fuel capacity: 15 US gallons (57 liters)
- Length: 132 inches (3,350 mm)
- Width: 62 inches (1,570 mm)
- Height: 70 inches (1,780 mm)
- Wheelbase: 80 inches (2,032 mm)
- Ground clearance: 8.75 inches (222 mm)
- Weight: 2,453 pounds (1,113 kg)
The Ford GPW Jeep was a 4-wheel drive vehicle that was used by the United States military during World War II. It was based on the Willys MB Jeep and was manufactured by Ford Motor Company under a government contract.
The Ford GPW Jeep was powered by a 2.2-liter four-cylinder engine that produced 60 horsepower. It had a top speed of around 60 miles per hour (96 kilometers per hour) and a range of approximately 300 miles (480 kilometers). The Jeep was equipped with a four-speed manual transmission and a two-speed transfer case, which allowed it to switch between two-wheel and four-wheel drive.
The Ford GPW Jeep was designed to be a versatile vehicle that could be used for a variety of tasks, including transportation of troops, supplies, and equipment, reconnaissance, and communication. It was a lightweight, agile vehicle that could navigate difficult terrain and was ideal for military operations in rugged environments.
During World War II, the Ford GPW Jeep was used in many theaters of war, including Europe, North Africa, and the Pacific. It was used by the United States Army, the United States Marine Corps, and other Allied forces. The Jeep was used in a variety of roles, including as a scout vehicle, a field ambulance, a radio vehicle, and as a tow vehicle for artillery.
After the war, many Ford GPW Jeeps were sold as surplus and were used for civilian purposes. The Jeep became popular with farmers, hunters, and outdoor enthusiasts and is now considered a classic vehicle. It is also remembered as an important piece of equipment that helped to support the Allied war effort during World War II.