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Büssing-NAG BN L 7, BN L 5. Daimler-Benz DB L 7, DB L 5.

78k photo of L7 or L5, under Drau, March 194564k photo of 1936-37 Büssing-NAG BN L7
Sd. Kfz. 6 (Sonder-Kraftfahrzeug 6);
m. Zgkw. 5 to (mittlere Zugkraftwagen 5 ton)

Years of production: 1935 (L5), 1936-1937 (L7)
Overall production:
280 (BN L 7) + about 1300 (DB L7, BN L5, DB L5)
5-ton half-track gun tractor
Length: 6020mm, width: 2200mm, height: 2500mm (with canvas)
Road clearance: 400mm
38k photo of 1935 Büssing-NAG BN L570k WW2 photo of L7 or L5 with field gunFront wheel track: 1825mm; toe-in: ? mm; camber: ?o; caster: ?o
Rear track: 1700mm
Chain: length: 7200mm; width: 320mm, driving front sprockets
45 steel 160-mm elements with rubber in every chain, on 1+4+1
wheels (these 4 in chess order)
Turning radius: ? m
L7: carburetter Maybach NL 38 TR or TUK or TUKRM 100hp/2800rpm, watercooled straight 6-cyl. slope valve OHC
18k photo of L7 or L5 with field gun11k photo of L7 or L5 with anti-aircraft gun4-stroke, 3790cc
Bore/Stroke: 90/100 mm
Compression ratio: 6,6 : 1
Carburettor: one offroad two-stage Solex 40 IFF II
L5: carburetter Maybach NL 35 90hp/3000rpm, watercooled straight
6-cyl. slope valve OHC 4-stroke, 3435cc
Bore/Stroke: 90/90 mm
Compression ratio: 5,6 : 1
16k photo of L7 or L5 with field gun14k WW2 photo of L7 or L5 with pioneer pontoon trailerCarburettor: one Solex
Electrics: 12V, battery capacity - 75 A*h
Generator type and power: ?; 130W
Starter type and power: ?, 1,4 hp
Spark plugs type: ?; ?mm; electrode clearance: ? mm
Clutch: dry twin plate
Clutch pedal free run: ?mm
91k photo of L7 or L5 with M-Boot, Dnieper, November 1943L7: (4 front + 1 back) x 2-speed transfer box
Transfer box ratios: 1,00 - highway; 3,30 - offroad
L5: 4 + 1 front, transfer box, ? back
Transfer box ratios: 1,00 - highway; 1,96 - offroad
Frame: U-profile
Front suspension: transversal leaf spring
Rear suspension: torsion bars
Air brakes on chain front sprockets
Steering: mechanical brakes
Weight: 7300kg + 1500kg load; trailer weight: 5000 kg
Maximal speed: 50 km/h
Tyres: 7,50-20 inches, offroad
Tyre pressures (atmospheres):?
Fuel tank capacity: 120 + 40 Ltr.
Petrol consumption: 50 Ltr/100km (highway), 100 Ltr/100km (offroad)
Cooling system capacity: ? Ltr.
Gearbox oil carter capacity: ? L
Ford depth: 600mm

Photos and data are from:
Werner Oswald "Kraftfahrzeuge und Panzer der Reichwehr,Wehrmacht und Bundeswehr", 1982, Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart.
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