1942 Dodge WC-53 Carryall Project


1942 Dodge Carryall WC-53, very complete and original, from the desert, so only minor rust, engine turns over and drive train appears to work, all windows function, doors are solid, front, rear, and center seats included.

The Dodge WC series was a range of light military trucks produced by Dodge during World War II. The series included weapon carriers, telephone installation trucks, ambulances, reconnaissance vehicles, mobile workshops and command cars.
A carryall, mechanically it was virtually identical to the WC54 but was fitted with a body which was the 1939 civilian carryall modified to military specifications. All four rear side windows were opening wind-up and the seating consisted of a front folding passenger seat to allow rear access, two-person second-row seat leaving space to access to the rear full width three person seat. WC53 were also fitted as radio trucks with a bench on the left side with the operator seated sideways. 8,400 WC53 Truck, 3/4 ton, 4×4 Dodge Carryall (G502) built. No carryalls came from the factory with a winch though there was a field modification available.[7]

  • Length: 15 ft 6 in / 4,73 m
  • Height: 6 ft 9 in / 2,06 m
  • Weight: 5,700 lb / 2 590 kg
  • Width: 6 ft 7 in / 2,00 m
  • Payload: 1,750 lb / 800 kg

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