Oldtimer picture gallery. Trucks. RSO/01 (Raupenschlepper Ost).
Parentage firm: Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG., Steyr, Austria, Germany.
Klöckner-Humboldt-Deutz (KHD), Auto-Union (Wanderer), Gräf & Stift.

44k WW2 photo of RSO/01of the Artillery Battl. 425, in Russia140k 6 III 1944 photo of RSO/01, Russia54k WW2 photo of RSO/01
RSO/01 (Raupenschlepper Ost)

Years of production: 1942-1944
1943-1944 (KHD), 1942-1943
(Wanderer), 1942-1944 (Gräf & Stift),
1942-1943 (Steyr-Puch).
Overall production: over 25000 units
12520 (KHD), 5610 (Wanderer), about
4500 (Gräf & Stift), 2600 (Steyr-Puch).
By years (including about 600 RSO/03; the
sum is bigger - 27729(!)):
1942: 1452; 1943: 14012; 1944: 11921;
1945: 344
Full-track offroad gun tractor
Length: 4425mm, width: 1990mm, height: 2530mm
Cargo platform: length - 2100mm, width - 1860mm
34k WW2 photo of RSO/01of the Artillery Battl. 425, in Russia55k WW2 photo of RSO/01of the Artillery Battl. 425, in Russia26k WW2 photo of RSO/01 railway transport unloadingRoad clearance: 550mm
Chain track: 1350mm
Chain: length: ?mm;
width: 340mm (600mm - snowtracks)
Driving front sprockets
65 steel ?-mm elements every chain, on
1+4+1 wheels (these 4 in row)
Turning radius: ? m
Track brake steering
Engine: carburetter Steyr V8 - 3,5 Liter 70hp/2500rpm, aircooled V8-cyl. OHV 4-stroke, 3517cc
Bore/Stroke: 78/92 mm
Pistons type and material: ?
Compression ratio: 5,8 : 1
38k WW2 photo of RSO/0161k VIII 1943 photo of RSO/01, near Holm, Novgorod region, Russia97k WW2 photo of RSO/01, East frontCarburettor: one Solex 40 JEP II
Carburettor data: ?
Electrics: 12V, battery capacity - 90 A*h
Generator type and power: ?; 150W
Starter type and power: ?, 1,8 hp
Spark plugs type: ?; ?mm;
electrode clearance: ? mm
Clutch: dry single plate
Gearbox: 4 forward (overdrive top), ? back speeds, controlled differential
Ratios, forward: I - 4,00; II - 2,10; III - 1,24; IV - 0,805;
42k WW2 photo of RSO/01, Russia26k WW2 photo of RSO/01 railway transport unloading64k WW2 photo of RSO/01Frame: steel bath
Leaf spring suspension
Hydraulical brakes on front- and rear
wheels of chains
Weight: 3500kg + 1700kg load;
trailer weight: 3000 kg
Maximal speed: 17,2 km/h
Fuel tank capacity: 180 Ltr.
Petrol consumption: 60 Ltr/100km (highway), 120 Ltr/100km (offroad)
24k 1943-1944 photo of RSO/01, Russia40k 18 I 1944 photo of RSO/01, Russia43k 18 I 1944 photo of RSO/01, RussiaGearbox oil carter capacity: ? L
Ford depth: 850mm
Designed specially for use on the Eastern front.

Photos and data are from:
Werner Oswald "Kraftfahrzeuge und Panzer der Reichwehr,Wehrmacht und Bundeswehr", 1982, Motorbuch Verlag Stuttgart.
eBay Deutschland.
Bart Vanderveen "Historic Military Vehicles Directory", "After the Battle" publication, 1989.
37k 18 I 1944 photo of RSO/01, Russia91k WW2 photo of prototype RSO/01 with 7,5-cm Pak 40/183k WW2 photo of RSO/0125k V 1945 photo of RSO/01

51k 18 I 1944 photo of RSO/01, Russia44k 11 IV 1944 photo of RSO/01, Sebezh, Russia44k WW2 photo of RSO/0189k WW2 photo of RSO/01, East front

37k 1943-1944 photo of RSO/01, Galicia29k WW2 photo of RSO/01, East front45k 18 I 1944 photo of RSO/01, Russia10k WW2 photo of RSO/01

16k WW2 photo of RSO/0114k WW2 photo of STZ-5 and RSO49k WW2 photo of RSO/0155k WW2 photo of RSO/01of the Artillery Battl. 425, in Russia

42k 1943-1944 photo of RSO/01, Russia57k 1943-1944 photo of RSO/01, Russia48k 1943-1944 photo of RSO/01, Russia34k 1943-1944 photo of RSO/01, Russia

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