GMC cckw353 “Bolster” for Sale

GMC cckw353 type “Bolster” with its transport and portage trailer.

Markings “US war number” visible on the hood, the original production plates of January 1945 and those of operation are also present.

Specifically used by the “Us Engineers of the Us Army”, we also find all the original US plates specific to nomenclatures and uses on the GMC and on the “US 2 1 / 2t Slip Role” trailer. Original trailer release system by functional depression lung.

Running condition, braking needs reconditioning.

Price: 10,900€

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GMC cckw353 “Bolster”

A brief history of the GMC CCKW 353 Bolster

The GMC CCKW 353 Bolster was a variant of the CCKW 353 2.5-ton 6×6 cargo truck used by the U.S. Army during World War II. The Bolster variant was designed for transporting artillery pieces and heavy equipment, and featured a longer cargo bed with a pivoting bolster at the rear for carrying larger loads.

The GMC CCKW 353 Bolster was powered by a 270-cubic inch inline six-cylinder gasoline engine that produced 104 horsepower and could reach a top speed of 45 miles per hour (72 kilometers per hour). It had a 10-speed manual transmission, four-wheel drive with high and low range, and a two-speed transfer case. The truck had a gross vehicle weight rating of 12,640 pounds (5,730 kilograms) and could carry a payload of up to 5,000 pounds (2,268 kilograms).

The GMC CCKW 353 Bolster was a variant of the CCKW 353 2.5-ton 6×6 cargo truck used by the U.S. Army during World War II. The Bolster variant was designed for transporting artillery pieces and heavy equipment, and featured a longer cargo bed with a pivoting bolster at the rear for carrying larger loads.

The GMC CCKW 353 Bolster was powered by a 270-cubic inch inline six-cylinder gasoline engine that produced 104 horsepower and could reach a top speed of 45 miles per hour (72 kilometers per hour). It had a 10-speed manual transmission, four-wheel drive with high and low range, and a two-speed transfer case. The truck had a gross vehicle weight rating of 12,640 pounds (5,730 kilograms) and could carry a payload of up to 5,000 pounds (2,268 kilograms).

GMC cckw353 “Bolster”

Technical Specifications

  • Engine: GMC 270 inline six-cylinder gasoline engine
  • Horsepower: 104 hp at 2,700 rpm
  • Transmission: 5-speed manual (later upgraded to 10-speed)
  • Drive: 6×6 with selectable front-wheel drive and differential lock
  • Transfer case: 2-speed with high and low ranges
  • Brakes: Hydraulic drum brakes on all wheels
  • Suspension: Front and rear leaf springs with live axles
  • Maximum speed: 45 mph (72 km/h)
  • Range: 300 miles (480 km)
  • Fuel capacity: 40 gallons (150 liters)
  • Payload capacity: 5,000 lbs (2,268 kg)
  • Gross vehicle weight rating: 12,640 lbs (5,730 kg)
  • Length: 281 inches (7.14 meters)
  • Width: 87 inches (2.2 meters)
  • Height: 103 inches (2.6 meters)
  • Wheelbase: 145 inches (3.68 meters)

GMC cckw353 “Bolster”

GMC cckw353 “Bolster”

GMC cckw353 “Bolster”

GMC cckw353 “Bolster”

GMC cckw353 “Bolster”

GMC cckw353 “Bolster”

GMC cckw353 “Bolster”


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