Oldtimer picture gallery. Trucks. Krupp Protze Kfz. 69.

68k WW2 photo of Krupp Protze Kfz. 6949k WW2 photo of Krupp Protze Kfz. 69
Krupp L 2 H 43, Krupp L 2 H 143 (le. gl. Lkw 1 to (6x4))
Protz-Kraftwagen Kfz. 69

(Leichte gelände Lastkraftwagen 1-ton)
Years of production: 1933-1936 (L 2 H 43), 1937-1941 (L 2 H 143)
Overall production: about 3200 (of about 7000 of all Krupp Protze)
6x4 light artillery and personnel carrier
Engine: "Krupp M 304" 60hp/2500rpm (pre-1936: 55hp/2500rpm),
petrol aircooled opposite 4-cyl. OHV 4-stroke, 3308cc
Bore/Stroke: 90/130 mm
Compression ratio: 5,2 : 1
Length: 5100mm, width: 1960mm, height (with tarpaulin): 1930mm
Wheelbase: 2470 + 860 mm (L 2 H 43), 2445 + 910 mm (L 2 H 143)
Road clearance: 225mm
Front suspension: rigid, on semielliptic leaf springs
Front wheel track: 1580mm (L 2 H 43), 1585mm (L 2 H 143)
42k WW2 photo of Krupp Protze Kfz. 69 with 3,7-cm gun62k WW2 photo of Krupp Protze Kfz. 69Rear suspension: independent, with horizontal coil springs
Rear track (both axles): 1555mm (L 2 H 43), 1560mm (L 2 H 143)
Turning radius: 7,25 m
Both differentials lockable
Carburettor: one Solex BFLH 40
Electrics: 12V, battery capacity - 75 A*h
Generator type and power: ?; ? W
Starter type and power: ?, ? hp
95k WW2 photo of Krupp Protze Kfz. 6948k WW2 photo of Krupp Protze Kfz. 69Spark plugs type: ?; ?mm; electrode clearance: ? mm
Clutch: dry single plate
Clutch pedal free run: ?mm
ZahnradFabrik-Aphon Gb35L (L 2 H 43), Gb35bL (L 2 H 143)
4 forward, 1 back + auxilliary box
Gb35L: I - 5,50; II - 3,52; III - 1,59; IV - 1,00; back - 2,22
73k WW2 photo of Krupp Protze Kfz. 6965k WW2 photo of Krupp Protze Kfz. 69Gb35bL: I - 4,85; II - 2,62; III - 1,49; IV - 1,00; back - 2,22
Differential ratio: 5,25 : 1
U-profile central frame
Brakes: 6-wheel hydraulic
Hand brakes: mechanical, on gearbox
Weight: 2450kg + 1150kg load; trailer weight - 1000kg
Maximal speed: 70 km/h
Tyres: 7,50-17 inches, offroad
61k WW2 photo of Krupp Protze Kfz. 6946k WW2 photo of Krupp Protze Kfz. 69Tyre pressures (atmospheres): ?
Fuel tank capacity: 110 Ltr.
Motor oil capacity: 10 Ltr.
Petrol consumption: 27 Ltr/100km (highway), 40 Ltr/100km (offroad)
Gearbox oil carter capacity: ? Ltr.
Ford depth: 600mm

More WW2 photos:
1. WH-40583, 95k photo, 54k photo (and Zündapp K800).
2. In winter spring well: 91k photo, 69k photo, 67k photo, 66k photo.
3. Automobile park in Porschendorf, 74k photo. (Horch 830R Kfz.17 on the left.)
4. Open bonnet, 71k photo.
5. L 2 H 43 with anti-tank gun (Pak), 31th Panzer Abwehr Abteilung, rest stop: 70k photo, 50k photo.
6. L 2 H 143. Rest stop, 69k photo.
7. WH-15021: 65k photo, 47k photo, 47k photo, 29k photo.
8. Town square, 63k photo. (Three Wanderer W11 and four Horch 830R Kfz.17 on the left, two BMW R4 in the middle.)
9. With anti-tank gun (Pak), rest stop, 61k photo.
10. With anti-tank gun (Pak), slightly different (early type?) side boxes and rear fender, 60k photo.
11. Somewhere in Russia, 58k photo.
12. With 7,5-cm Pak (anti-tank gun), East front: 54k photo, 50k photo, 46k photo.
13. WH-184293, 31th Panzer Abwehr Abteilung: 53k photo, 49k photo, 45k photo, 35k photo, 23k photo.
14. Highway column, 50k photo.
15. Service time, 50k photo.
16. Road Langres-Daillecourt, Haute Marne, France, 49k photo.
17. WH-40688, 49k photo.
18. Through the ford, 49k photo.
19. Column of 1st Panzer Division in Chalons France, 10,5-cm field gun on the foreground, 47k photo.
20. Destroyed vehicles of Guderian tank group, s.E.Pkw on the background, 46k photo.
21. Stop on the road, 44k photo.
22. WH-396862, 44k photo.
23. With telephone cable on the bonnet, 43k photo.
24. Stop on the road, 39k photo.
25. WH-50348, 35k photo.
26. WH-159057, 33k photo.
27. Railway station Dretunj on the road Polock-Nevelj, Bjelorussia, VII 1941, 30k photo.
28. In Paris, 1940, 29k photo.
29. Somewhere in Russia, 28k photo.
30. Helmet over tarnscheinwerfer (stealthy headlight), 28k photo.
31. Moving to Minsk, 27k photo.
32. 74th Panzer Grenadier Regiment in Russia, 26k photo.
33. WH-86242, Mobile divizion 608 (Zwickau) in Portier-LaRoche, South France, 1943, 23k photo.
34. With 7,5-cm gebirgsjäger-gun le.I.G. 18, 21k photo.
35. One Krupp Protze trailing another one out off the pool (test ground or real situation?), 20k photo, 18k photo.
36. Field repair, 17k photo.
37. Rest time in field, 16k photo.
38. WH-102811, 15k photo.
39. WH-33704, 3th Panzer Abwehr Abteilung (Frankfurt-am-Oder), fuelling station, 14k photo.
40. Upside-down, 12k photo.

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