Oldtimer picture gallery. Trucks. Einheits-Diesel.
Unified vehicle produced in parallel by:
Büssing-NAG, Borgward, MAN, Henschel, Magirus (M306E), FAUN, Krupp.

10k photo of Einheits-Diesel Pritsche79k photo of Einheits-Diesel Kfz.62
le. gl. Einheits-Lkw. 2,5 to. (6x6) (light offroad unified truck)

Years of production: 1937-1940
By firms: Büssing-NAG - 1938-1940; Borgward - 1938-1940;
MAN - 1937-1940; Henschel - 1937-1940; Magirus - 1937-1940;
FAUN - 1938-1940; Krupp - 1937-1940
Overall production: about 11800
By firms: Büssing-NAG - appr. 3200; Borgward - 2463; MAN - 1795; Henschel - appr. 1500;
Magirus - 1410; FAUN - appr. 700; Krupp - appr. 700
6x6 2,5-ton military truck
Body types (usually the first one): Pritschenwagen (metal cargo body), Nachrichten-Kfz. (signals van), Messstellen-Kfz.
18k photo of Einheits-Diesel Pritsche39k photo of Einheits-Diesel Pritsche(Kfz.63, measurements vehicle), Vorwarner-Kfz. (Kfz.63, warning
service), Schallaufnahme-Wagen (Kfz.62, sound catcher),
Schallauswerter-Wagen (Kfz.62, sound definer),
Lightauswerter-Wagen (Kfz.62, fire definer), Fernsprech-Kfz.
(Kfz.62, telephone), Funk-Kfz. (Kfz.62, radio), Wetter-Kfz. (Kfz.62,
synoptic vehicle), Druckerei-Kfz. (Kfz.62, publishing vehicle), Bilstein
wrecker, Magirus Drehleiter (fire ladder), Fernsprechbetriebs-Kfz.
(Kfz.61, telephone service), Funkbetriebs (Kfz.61, radio service), Vermessungsgerät-Kfz. (Kfz.64, topography gear vehicle),
Funkmast-Kfz. (Kfz.68, radiomast), Beobachtungs-Kfz. (Kfz.76, observer vehicle, similar to Kfz.63), Fernsprech-Kfz.
12k photo of Einheits-Diesel Pritsche43k photo of Einheits-Diesel Pritsche, field kitchen, Guderian army group(Kfz.77, telephone, similar to Kfz.63, not Kfz.62), Funkmast-Kfz.
(Kfz.302, radiomast, box van), various others
Pritshenwagen (cargo): length: 5850mm; width: 2200mm; height:
2400mm; cargo platform: 3000x2000x850mm
Nachrichten- or A-wagen (van): length: 6000mm; width: 2000mm;
height: 2760mm; box: 3040x1900x1600mm
Messstellen-Kfz.: length: 6110mm; width: 2235mm; height: 2485mm
61k photo of Einheits-Diesel Pritsche64k photo of Einheits-Diesel PritscheWheelbase: 3100 + 1100 mm
Road clearance: 250mm
Front wheel track: 1720mm; toe-in: ? mm; camber: ?o; caster: ?o
Rear tracks: 1720mm
Turning radius: 8,5m
Diesel HWa526D 80hp/2400rpm, straight 6-cyl. OHV, 6234cc
Bore/Stroke: 105/120 mm
12k photo of Einheits-Diesel Pritsche75k photo of Einheits-Diesel PritschePistons type and material: ?
Compression ratio: 15 : 1
Fuel pump: Bosch or Deckel
Water pump motor cooling
Electrics: 12V, 2 batteries, capacity - 105 A*h every
Generator type and power: ?; 130 Watt, 12 Volt
Starter type and power: ?, 6 hp, 24 Volt
Clutch: dry single plate
99k photo of Einheits-Diesel Pritsche70k photo of Einheits-Diesel Kfz.63Clutch pedal free run: ?mm
Permanent all-wheel drive
Gearbox: 4 forward, 1 back, 2-speed transfer box with lockable diff.
Ratios: I - 6,50; II - 3,18; III - 1,78; IV - 1,00; rear - ?
Auxilliary box ratios: highway - 1,03; offroad - 2,175
3 self-locking differentials
Differential ratio: 5,25 : 1
60k photo of Einheits-Diesel Kfz.68 radiomastFrame: U-profile
Front suspension: independent, coil springs
Rear suspension: independent, coil springs
Air brakes "Bosch" or "Knorr" on all wheels
Mechanic hand brakes on transmission
Pritshenwagen (cargo): own - 5000kg, gross: 7500kg
Nachrichten- or A-wagen (van): own - 5500kg, gross: 7500kg
Messstellen-Kfz.: own - 5400kg, gross: 7300kg
Maximal trailer weight: 3500kg
Maximal speed: 70 km/h
Tyres: 210-18 inches, offroad, single wheels on rear axles
Tyre pressures (atmospheres): ?
Fuel tank capacity: 100+15 Ltr. (under cab passenger seat)
Fuel consumption (Diesel): 30 Ltr/100km (highway), 45 Ltr/100km (offroad)
Cooling system capacity: 28 Ltr.
Oil carters capacities: motor - 17 Ltr.; gearbox - ? Ltr.
Ford depth: 800mm
Pritshenwagen (cargo): 1+1+24
Nachrichten- or A-wagen (van): 1+1+8
Messstellen-Kfz.: 1+1+6

Photos and data are from:
Reinhard Frank's book "Lastkraftwagen der Wehrmacht", PODZUN-PALLAS, 1992.
Werner Oswald "Kraftfahrzeuge und Panzer der Reichwehr, Wehrmacht und Bundeswehr", 1982, Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart.
eBay Deutschland.
Bart Vanderveen's book "Historic Military Vehicles Directory", "After the Battle" publication, 1989.
Thanks for help to:
Denis Orlov (Moscow),
Jan Szatan (Poland).
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