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  Ford Thames (Front view, right side)


Front view, right side

Picture courtesy of
Danish Military History web-site

Danish Army Specific: Introduced in the Danish Army just before WW II. The shown vehicle was used as gun-tractor by an artillery-unit in Holbaek.
: The Ford Thames (AKA Fordson 7V) was introduced as a replacement for the BBE in 1937, and were available with a choice of wheelbases to suit payload capacities of 2 to 5 tons. Although a Perkins diesel engine was available as option, the standard engine was the well known Ford V8.
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: V8-cylinder.
Horsepower: 85.
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Transfer case: None.
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with deep water fording kit: N/A.
Fuel type: Petrol.
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Additional: Hydraulic brakes became standard in 1939. When Ford resumed manufacture of civilian vehicles in 1945, the 7V remained in production for some years to come.

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