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Truck, Cargo, Dropside, 4T, GS, 4x4, Bedford MJ, With Crane PDF Print E-mail
Written by Pete Pikey   
Sunday, 12 August 2007

This page details the Characteristics of the Truck, Cargo, Dropside, 4T, GS, 4x4, Bedford MJ, with Crane. The vehicle is TO FOLLOW:

 Seating.   Wooden sets may be fitted to facilitate the carriage of personnel. They are arranged along the centreline of the cargo bed, the troops sitting outwards facing, in order to speed reaction in an ambush.

 Cupola   A Cupola is fitted to the cab roof allowing a soldier to be posted as an air sentry. No provision is made for weapons to be fitted to this position.

Cargo Area Cover   A series of hoops is provided to support the canvas tarpaulin cover for the cargo area. The height of the tarpaulin may be varied to two positions - the hoops are lowered to their low setting for air transportation. Stowage is provided for both tarpaulin and superstructure when not in use.


 Manufacturer ChassisVauxhall Motors Ltd, Luton, Beds 
  Body Marshals of Cambridge
FV Number
Whole Equipment 
  Body & Equipment  
 Dimensions Length 6579mm/259"
  Height 3404mm/134"
  Width 2489mm/98"
  Wheelbase 3960mm/156"
  Track - Front
  Track - Rear
  Deck Length
  Deck Width
  Deck Height
 Weights GVW9450kg/20832lb
  Unladen Weight
 Angles Approach 
 Performance Speed73Km/h, 45mph
  Range560km, 350 miles
  Side Slope
  Gradient >33% (1 in 3)
  Stop /Restart Solo >33% (1 in 3)
  Stop/Restart Towing
  Turning Circle  17.88m/58ft 8"
  Verticle Step
  Gross Power/Weight Ratio
8.36 kW/t, 11.4 bhp/ton
  Max Tractive Effort Low Gear
 6130 N/t, 14050 lbf/ton
  Max Trailer Weight - Braked
  Max Trailer Weight - Unbraked 
 Engine Manufacturer Bedford
  Gross Power
  Nett Torque
  Speed Limiter?
  Speed Limited to
  Ignition Type
Compression, 24v 
  Engine Cooling
 Fuel System
  Pump Manufacturer
  Air Cleaner
  Fuel Capacity
 Gearbox Manufacturer 
  Ratios  1st
Electrical Generator
  Capacity24v, AC/25 
Batteries Capacity 
Clutch Manufacturer 
  Type 512mm (13") Single Dry Plate
Propeller Shafts
Transfer Box
  Type2 Speed 
  Transfer Box Ratios
Axles Manufacturer 
  Ratios - Top
  Ratios - Bottom
 Differentials Manufacturer 
 Suspension FrontSemi-Elliptical 
 Shock Absorbers
 FrontDouble Acting Telescopic
  RearDouble Acting Telescopic
 Brakes Manufacturer 
 Actuation - Foot
Air- Hydraulic
 Actuation - Hand
Transmission, Mechanical, Drum
 Hand Drum acting on Transmission
 Trailer3 Line Air Pressure
  Warning Device
Buzzer and Warning Light 
SteeringSemi Irreversible worm and sector  
 3 Piece Disc B
  Rim Size
 8.0 x 20
  Hole pitch
Tyres Manufacturer 
  Dimensions  12.00x20 Cross Country
  Onboard Tyre Compressor?
  Compressor Capacity (Psi)
Towing Attachments Front Towing Eye
  Rear Hook
 Capacities Engine Oil
  Gearbox Oil
  Transfer Box Oil
 Winch Manufacturer 
  Rope Length
 Support Publication:
 EMER Decade
Last Updated ( Sunday, 12 August 2007 )
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