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13k WW2 photo of ZiS-12 anti-aircraft searchlight

Years of production: 1934(?) - 1938 - ?
Overall production: ?
Long wheelbase version of ZiS-5
Engine: carburettor liquid-cooled 73hp/2300rpm, 6-cyl. SV, 4-stroke, 5557cc, weight - 434 kg
Bore/Stroke: 101,6/114,3 mm
Compression ratio: 4,6 : 1
46k WW2 photo of ZiS-12 anti-aircraft searchlightLength: 7370mm (cargo), width: 2235mm, height: 2160mm (ZiS-5)
Wheelbase: ?mm, rear axle clearance: 250mm
Front wheel track: 1545mm (1525mm?)
Rear track: 1675mm
Turning radius: ?
Battery type and voltage: 3ST-112, 6 V, charge current from generator, A: 10-12 summer, 12-14 winter
Carburettor: MKZ-6
Oil filter with changeable felt elements, inserted in consecutive order into oiling system.
(Oil change - after every 1200 km).
Clutch: dry twin plate
Gearbox: 4 forward, 1 back, without synchronizers
Gearbox ratios: I - 6,60, II - 3,74, III - 1,84, IV - 1,0, rear - 7,63
Cardan: Spicer - 1 shaft, 2 hinges
Differential type: twin reductor, bevel and spur gears
Differential ratio: ? (ZiS-5 - 6,41)
Semiaxles of unloaded type
Semielliptical longitudinal leaf springs on both axles
Steering type: screw-pin
Mechanical all-wheels shoe brakes
Hand shoe brake to rear wheels
Weight: ? kg
Maximal speed: 60 km/h
Disk wheels with dismountable rim
Tyres: 34x7 inches, admittable change for 36x8.
Tyre compressor working from intermediate shaft of gearbox
Fuel tank capacity: 60 L (under the seat)
Octal number of gasoline: 55 - 60
Fuel consumption: 34,0 L/100km
Brake trace: 10 m
Ford depth: 0,6 m
Trailer weight: 3,5 ton (trailer APU (2-axle 2-ton, ?-1940-?) or P3V (?-1943-?))

Photos and data are from:
Automobile history books by Lev Shugurov, Russia,
eBay Deutschland.
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