Specific: The Chevrolet 8440 is
a Danish rebodied WW II FAT delivered as a part of the Canadian aid
between 1951 - 1955. Used as squad-car.
A small number appears to have been used in
their intended role as artillery tractors (144 kb)
during the 1960´s.
Historical: Standard CMP 101 inch wheelbase
chassis. The CGT was based on the similar British
Morris-Commercial field artillery tractor. It was
intended to tow the British 17- and 25-pounder field
guns, in combination with the standard artillery limber
carrying tools and ammunition.
Some 22.000 CGT and FGT (same vehicle produced by Ford)
were produced during WW II.
Length: 4.62 m (180 inches).
Width: 2.38 m (92 inches).
Height: 2.87 m (111 inches).
Weight: 5.900 kg (12.980 lb.).
Engine: Own 6-cylinder, 3.548 cm3 (216 cubic inches)
displacement, liquid cooled, carburettor.
Horsepower: 85 at 3.400 rpm.
Transfer case: 2 speed.
Electrical system: 6 volt, negative ground.
Brakes: Hydraulic with vacuum servo assistance.
Tyres: 10.50 - 20.
without preparation: N/A.
with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
Fuel capacity: 91 liter (20 gallons).
Range: 290 km (180 miles).
Armament: Available with or without ring
mount for 12.7 mm (cal .50) MG.