M-170 Frontline Ambulance

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The need for a rough terrain frontline ambulance led to the M-170, which stretched the M-38A1 wheelbase from 81 to 101 inches and allowed for three patients in litters plus two crew members. It shared the vast majority of parts with the MD.

The Willy’s model MD, introduced in 1952 and known by the US Army as the M-38A1, was larger, lighter and more powerful than earlier Jeep designs, and became a mainstay of the US military for the next two decades. The longer-wheelbase version known as the M-170 was also adopted by all branches of the service for special applications, most notably as an ambulance. Sources differ as to total production, but it appears Willy’s built only about 4,000 of what they referred to as model MD-A.In addition to the extra 20 inches of length, the spare tire is mounted inside the body on the passenger side, to allow stretchers to extend to the rear where the spare would normally be on a military Jeep.

1942 Dodge WC-51 3/4 ton Weapons Carrier

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Date of production 6/26/1942, Ohio title, rebuilt Chrysler 230 6 cylinder engine.
Engine rebuild by Automotive Machine of Frasier MI.  New tires & tubes. Canvas tops and top bows.  Correct body style, wheels and body components for early 42 WC. Sandblasting and P.O.R.15 used extensively throughout the project.
WC project period 2007-09, manuals and any extra parts go with the vehicle.

Currently about 700+ miles on the vehicle.

Location Toledo, Ohio

The Dodge WC series was a range of light military trucks produced by Dodge and Fargo during World War II. The series included weapon carriers, telephone installation trucks, ambulances, reconnaissance vehicles, mobile workshops and command cars. They were replaced after the war by the Dodge M-series vehicles. WC was a Dodge model code: W for 1941 and C for half-ton rating.

Jeep Hunting in the Wilds of Brazil

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John's on Vacation

Vintage army personnel carriers

Our fearless founder will be deep in the wilds of Brazil hunting Jeep until August 10. Though you can still contact him by email the response will be delayed.  The internet is even harder to find than Jeeps in the jungle.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Airboat Propeller Amphibian 2500 of Swedish Army

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Airboat Propeller Amphibian 2500 of Swedish Army

Airboat Propeller Amphibian 2500 of Swedish Army

Little is known about this piece though it looks great!

Located in Russia.

For more information contact John Ferrie @ John@vintagemilitaryvehicles.com
or call 970-217-3859

GAZ-41 (BRDM-2) amphibious armoured patrol car.

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BRDM-2

The BRDM-2 (Boyevaya Razvedyvatelnaya Dozornaya Mashina, Боевая Разведывательная Дозорная Машина, literally “Combat Reconnaissance/Patrol Vehicle”) is an amphibious armoured patrol car used by Russia and the former Soviet Union. It was also known under the designations BTR-40PB, BTR-40P-2 and GAZ 41-08. This vehicle, like many other Soviet designs, has been exported extensively and is in use in at least 38 countries. It was intended to replace the earlier BRDM-1, compared to which it had improved amphibious capabilities and better armament.

For more information contact John Ferrie @ John@vintagemilitaryvehicles.com
or call 970-217-3859

T-34 from the WW2

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Here we have a 1942 T-34 from the WW2 with documents, it’s demilitarized and in good working condition.

The T-34 was a Soviet medium tank that had a profound and lasting effect on the field of tank design. Although its armour and armament were surpassed later in the war, it has been often credited as the most effective, efficient and influential tank design of the Second World War.

For more information contact John Ferrie @ John@vintagemilitaryvehicles.com
or call 970-217-3859

1941 Ford GP

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This is a first series GP: tub 9181, frame *9958, and engine *8835*. It
is listed on the national registry for GP’s
The restoration of GP 9181 was completed in 2015. This restoration
consisted of
a frame off approach with all rust and body filler removed from the tub.
The only panels deemed unable to be restored were the tool bin interiors.
Newly manufactured tool bin interiors were obtained from Simon Allen of
Australia and welded into place. The tub, frame, and engine block were
all stripped, primed, and painted in the correct drab paint supplied by
Paul Viens of TM9 Ordnance. Not reproductions or civilian modified
pieces.
Wiring, gas line, brake lines, etc.. were replaced as well. Rear end,
front end, transfer case, transmission, front knuckles, etc… were all
serviced
The engine was checked and had good compression in all cylinders. Because
it had good compression, burned no oil, and had appropriate power, it was
felt an engine rebuild was not in order.
9181 Components that were rebuilt included:
Holley 947D carburetor
Wheel cylinders
Starter
Generator
Voltage regulator
Solenoid
Distributer

The good aspects of 9181 are that it is a nearly complete GP with many of
the very hard to find parts including the correct carburetor, correct
distributor, air cleaner, air horn, combat rims, vintage tires, etc… It
is a running and driving example that is driven in car show/parades. The
paint is close to 100% and it is a very clean example with less than 50
miles on it since the restoration. It recently placed first in class,
president’s choice, and best in show at the MVPA Military Vehicle Rally in
Orlando, Fl ( Feb 26-28, 2016).

The less than good aspects include:
It has a reproduction horn. The speedometer is the 0-60mph rather than
the 0-100mph speedometer ( a highly contested subject among GP purists).
Some of the parts were mistakenly painted the wrong color most noticeably
the radiator painted black rather than OD green.
It still has some minor wiring needs including wiring the horn and wiring
the fuel gauge. The headlights and combat lights are dim and would likely
need replacing if it is driving at night. I have left them alone
because the bulbs are wartime dated. It does have a top but no side
curtains.
Some welding was required to fill in rust holes around the side curtain
snaps so we opted to fill all of the holes in and re-drill in the future.
It has not been re-drilled for the snaps.

For more information or to purchase contact: John Warren at  jwarren@rose.net

US Army unrestored M-151A2

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M-151A2

This is a M-151A2 that is uncut with a good title. It is in the desert, so no major rust problems.

It is unrestored, but it runs and drives. Fixable damage to the rear driver’s corner. Lots of spare parts.

1969 Ford Amphibious M-656 Cargo Truck 8×8

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This is a 1969 Five Ton Cargo Truck with a turbocharged diesel engine and double reduction axles. Road worthy with top speed of 60 mph or 97kmh. Brakes work very well. Large auxiliary heater and deep cycle batteries installed. Leather seat and LED lighting. Mint condition Michelin XML 46″ tires. This full troop carrier and canvas cover is in amazing condition no rips.

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Contact Wyatt Singer for more information at 403-816-1640.
or email wyatt@maccabeedefense.com

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1942 Dodge Command Car WC-56 Project

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This is a 1942 Dodge Command Car project. It appears to be a former Norwegian vehicle. This makes it a real WW II veteran of the European Theater.
The engine was reportedly rebuilt. It is very complete and original for its age. Most Command Cars were converted to Weapons Carriers during the war.
After the war most were cut down to be flat bed trucks. So it is amazing when they appear like this. I hope to have more photos and details soon.

 

Contact John for details.

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