Oldtimer picture gallery. Trucks. Ford V8-51 (Germany).

20k 1938 poster with Ford V8-51 semitrack and integral van15k WW2 photo of Ford V8-51 cargo15k WW2 photo of Ford V8-51 cargo
Ford V8-51
(data for cargo version)
Years of production: (1936?) 1937-1939
4x2 rear-wheel-drive 3-ton cargo truck,
special van and other modifications
Overall production: ? quite many
Engine: Ford, 90hp/?rpm (gas generator
version - 60hp), V8-cyl. carburetter
Bore/Stroke: ?/? mm, compression ratio: ? : 1
Length: 6000mm, width: 2250mm, height: 2900mm
Road clearance: ?mm; wheelbase: 3988mm
Front wheel track: ?mm, longitudinal leaf spring suspension
Rear track: ?mm, transversal leaf-spring suspension
23k WW2 photo of Ford V8-51 cargo17k WW2 photo of Luftwaffe soldiers with of Ford V8-5113k WW2 photo of Ford V8-51 cargoCargo platform dimensions: ? x ? mm
Turning radius: ? m
Carburettor: ?
Gearbox: 4-speed + back
Ratios: I - ?, II - ?, III - ?, IV - ?, rear - ?
Differential ratio: ?
Clutch: ?
Battery: ? Volt ? Ah
Brakes: mechanical, 4 wheels, handbrakes - ?
24k photo of Ford V8-51 cargo58k photo of 1936 Ford V8-51 with Imbert gas-producer51k photo of Ford V8-51 with soft cabWeight: about 2800 kg, overall weight (loaded)- ? kg
Maximal speed: ? km/h
Tyres: 6,50/7,25-20 inches, twin rear wheels
Fuel tank capacity: ? L
Fuel consumption: ? L/100km (offroad - ? L/100km)
Ford passing height: ? mm
This model was patterned from USA 1936 Ford. In comparison with US Ford it has typically German cab.
Some trucks were fitted by Imbert gas producers.

Photos and data are from:
Reinhard Frank, "Lastkraftwagen Der Wehrmacht", PODZUN-PALLAS, 1992.
Bart Vanderveen, "Historic Military Vehicles Directory", "After the Battle" publication, 1989.
Molotok Auction (Russia).
eBay Deutschland.
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Last updated 9 II 2003.