Willys Jeep

Published: 07-02-2011 photo #4754 0 comments 0 votes

Category:Combustion powered - Vintage and Pre-WWII    Manufacturer:Willys    Country:Malta    Year:2011 Contributor:Richard Simpson

Description

Willys MB, US Army Jeep, taken in the Malta Aviation Museum on the 25/01/2011.

Manufacturer Willys & Ford Motor Company
Production 640,000 standardized;
8,690 other (1941–1945)
Successor Willys M38
Body style(s) can be piled for shipping, plastic steering wheel, steel seats, hinged passenger front seat, slitted War-time front parking lights.
•Gauges: speedometer 0 - 60mph, Temp 0 - 220F, Amp +30/-30A, Oil pressure, map light. Failsafe main light switch pushbutton (can't accidentally pull mainlights on).
Engine(s) 4-cyl. side valves, 134 cu in (2.2 L) (2199 cc), 60 hp (45 kW).
•Other: Oil Filter; oil filled mesh; 1 throat carburetor, manual choke, exhaust/intake at driver's side, intake heated via exhaust/bimetal control spring. 6 Volt DC generator, Failsafe automatic fuse.
Transmission(s) 3-speed + reverse T-84 transmission
2-speed Model 18 transfer case;
Transfer case2 selections: 2wd Hi , 4WD Hi, 4WD Lo
Wheelbase 80 inches (203 cm) leaf springs, shock absorbers in all 4; full hydraulic brakes in all 4; handbrake assembly at rear of transfer case
Length 131 inches (333 cm)
Width 62 inches (157.5 cm)
Height 72 inches (183 cm) with top up
reducible to 52 inches (132 cm)
Curb weight 2,293 lb(1040 kg)

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