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99k photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000 Pritsche110k photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000 Pritsche
Mercedes-Benz LG63 (LG3000)

Years of production: 1935-1938
Overall production: 7434
6x4 3-ton rear axles drive truck
Dimensions (closed type body):
length: 7100mm, width: 2300mm, height: 2800mm
Wheelbase: 3900 + 1050 mm
Road clearance: 265mm
Front wheel track: 1708mm; toe-in: ? mm; camber: ?o; caster: ?o
31 V 1941 photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000 Kofferaufbau, Norway10k photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000Rear tracks: 1665mm
Turning radius: 10,25m
Engine: Diesel Daimler-Benz OM67 95hp/2000rpm, straight 6-cyl.
OHV, 7413cc
Bore/Stroke: 110/130 mm
Pistons type and material: ?
Compression ratio: 17 : 1
Fuel pump: ?
29k photo of Henschel 33D or Mercedes-Benz LG3000 Pritsche73k photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000 crew cab PritscheWater pump motor cooling
Electrics: 12V, 2 batteries, capacity - 105 A*h every
Clutch: dry single plate
Clutch pedal free run: ?mm
Gearbox: Zahnradfabrik ZF KD 45, 5 forward, 1 back, +
2-speed auxilliary box
Ratios: I - 9,00; II - 4,50; III - 2,50; IV - 1,35; V - 1,00; rear - ?
Auxilliary box ratios: highway - 1,00; offroad - 1,41
103k photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000 tanktruck of Luftwaffe103k photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000 tanktruck of LuftwaffeDifferential ratio: 6,00 : 1
Frame: U-profile
Front suspension: semielliptic leaf springs
Rear suspension: inverted leaf springs
Air- over hydraulic brakes "Knorr" on all wheels
Mechanic hand brakes on front and middle wheels
61k photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000 Pritsche62k photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000 Pritscheopen cargo body: own - 5700kg, gross: 8500kg
closed cargo body: own - 6000kg, gross: ?kg
Maximal trailer weight: 2000kg
Maximal speed: 53 km/h
Tyres: 7,25-20 inches, offroad, twin wheels on rear axles
Tyre pressures (atmospheres): ?
34k photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000 Pritsche71k photo of Mercedes-Benz LG3000 closed cab PritscheFuel tank capacity: 112 Ltr.
Fuel consumption (Diesel):
30 Ltr/100km (highway), 45 Ltr/100km (offroad)
Cooling system capacity: ? Ltr.
Gearbox oil carter capacity: ? Ltr.
Ford depth: 600mm

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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Last updated 17 III 2003. Andrei Bogomolov. Contact information.