1 4X4 WHEELED RIGID VEHICLES, LIGHT

 

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Minitrac 4x4 orchard and vineyard tractor was built de la Brispotière street, in Angers, France, from 1955 to 1965. It was later modified and called Mini Bull Angle Dozer to be sold by Richier and still later by Hy Bergerat Monnoyeur & Cie, Caterpillar importer in France. Fitted with 23 hp Peugeot engine, it was kid steering, 20 km/h, mass 1,250 T. Pict upper from 'Tracteurs', N° Spécial Belgique, May-June 2009. Pict lower from 'Tracteurs, Passion et Collections, Rétrospective 2009.

Minitrac Tractor

 

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Desert Rat 3x2 with Terra Tires of Remote Area Transportation Corporation, Santa Anna, California, in the 60s.

http://www.mclellans

automotive.com/literature/items/desert-rat/b13261-desert-rat-1963-brochure.php

desert-rat-1963.pdf desert-rat-1963.pdf

desert-rat-with-terra-tires.pdf Desert-rat-with-terra-tires.pdf

 

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ASP, Amphibious Supply Platform, 4x4, 1962. In fact, hydraulic motors were located into the two drums front and rear. With skid steering and no suspension, it could carry 226 kg. Picture from book of Fred Crismon ‘US Military Wheeled Vehicles’, Crestline Publishing (Motorbook), 1983.

 

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4x4 off-road seen on Youtube.

 

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Mula Mecanica MM-1A of EINSA, capacity 1200kg, 70 km/h, slope 60%. For Spanish Marines.

http://www.revistanaval.com/armada/tear/mm1a.htm

 

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Amphicar amphibious 4x2 vehicle designed by Hans Trippel and manufactured by the Quandt Group at Lübeck and Berlin-Borsigwalde at 4000 units between 1961 and 1965, most sold in USA. Pict by Francis Pierre at Pioneer Village Museum, Nebraska in 2009.

 


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Komatsu 4x4 Garden Tractor. Nice ! Pict J M M, La Locomotion en Fête, La Ferté Alais, 2005 06.

 

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Munga 4x4 DKW Auto-Union of Daimler Benz. Germany, produced from 1956 to1968. Pict J M M at La Locomotion en Fête, La Ferté Alais, 2010 06 05

 

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M-422 Mighty Mite.                   

 

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Mighty Mite M422, 1960, new concept with independent wheels on a light vehicle by MARCO, Mid-America Research Corporation.

Built at 3922 units from 1959 to 1962 by American Motors created in 1954 at Kenosha, Wisconsin. 1/4 ton. Pict of J M M, La Locomotion en Fête, La Ferté Alais, France, 2005 06.

 


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Mighty Mite M-422 of American motors. It was fitted with an unusual independent suspension used swing arms and cantilevered quarter-elliptic springs front and rear, aluminum differentials and inboard brakes. Mighty Mite are rare today. Pict of J M M at Locomotion en Fête, La Ferté Alais, France on 2005 06.

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Mighty Mite of American motors with floats, 1953.

http://shusharmor.

livejournal.com/549429.

html?thread=6474037

 

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LuAZ-967, 4x4, 1969.

http://slovari.yandex.ru/~книги/Военные автомобили/ЛуАЗ/

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LuAZ-967MP, 4x4, 1982.

http://slovari.yandex.ru/~книги/Военные автомобили/ЛуАЗ/

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LuAZ-967, 4x4, 1983.

http://slovari.yandex.ru/~книги/Военные автомобили/ЛуАЗ/

 

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Luaz 967 homemade conversions.  http://luaz-photo.narod.ru/parts.html

 



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Bobcat with Airboss tires at Intermat, Villepinte, 1994. Airboss tires, however well suspended, are designed to avoid punctures. Pict. J M M.

 


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Tracteur Labourier Type TL 34-4, manufactured in early 60s by Labourier & Co at Mouchard, Jura, France. J M M collection.

Labourier TL 34 H

 

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DAF YE 500 Porter, amphibious prototype of 1964, 15 hp, equipped with Variomatic transmission and wheels driven by friction. It was fitted with skid steering on land and water jet in water. This proto is now at DAF Museum in Eindhoven, Netherlands.

 


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Eimco Power Horse, from 1937 to early 60s. Considered as the first skid-steer tractor, many parts came from Allis Chalmers. www.hemmings.com

 

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Desert Dirt, 2010, for rock crawling. Site www.offroadweb.com

 

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 Night Crawler Quad from Youtube :  New & Improved Night Crawler.

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Argo 38.5 in Japan. It's a 4x4 instead a 6x6 Argo. Pict from Youtube 'Argo 38.5 in Japan'. 

 

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Gorilla axles on ATV, from mid-2000. Suspension lift kits allows long travel suspensions and to move in water.    http://www.gorilla-axle.com/gallery.php?gck=5

 

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Experimental vanes on Schwimmvagen in June 1942. Pict from Outlines MV1 of Jeff Woods, Outline Publications, London, 1984.

 

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Quad with rear dual tires. Pict J M M at Villepinte, June 2012.

 


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Dual Tyres on Quads at SIMA, Villepinte, 2005 03. Pict. J M M.

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Dual Wheels on Quads at SIMA, Villepinte, 2005 03. Pict. J M M.

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J-Wheelz on a Quad adds flotation in mud or water and preserves good steering. Bolt on device is not new, it was marked for 4x4 (Land rover) 25 years ago. Shell is made of copolymer with foam inside. www.depanneurquebecois.com

 

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Quad with suspension kit to allow long travel suspension and high ground clearance.

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High lifter ATV Kits and large diameter tires increases ground clearance of 13 cm and are designed for independent front suspension.

http://www.phat

performanceparts.com/High

_Lifter_ATV_Lift_

Kits_p/highlift-atvliftkits.htm

 

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Quadractor                                

 

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Quadractor, original little tractor of Traction, Inc., North Troy, Vermont, invented by William G. Spence. Ravens Co. bought the rights in 81-82 and built 50 copies in a plant in Marietta, Ohio. Tools or timber were hinged under the floor by an electric winch and this greatly improved traction. 8 hp Briggs & Stratton engine moved the vehicle through belts, pinion bevel gear and final reduction in the 4 steering wheels. Total reduction was 1/72 and steering was achieved by cables. http://www.

quadractor.com/photos.htm

 


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Trakkar is an all-terrain 4x4 platform of 250 kg payload. Intended to follow soldiers with their equipment (40 kg each). Electrically powered and hybrid power unit gives it 70 hours endurance. Note the suspension system, below. Two Trakkar can be joined together to create an articulated 8x8 UGV. Built by Marshall Land Systems, Cambridge. Pict. J M M, 2010 06 at Villepinte.

 

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Mule 4x4. J M M at La Locomotion en Fête, La Ferté Alais, 2005 05 12.

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Four arms wheeled Lego vehicle.       http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bct0mkBsauU

 

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Chrysler RAM I 4x4 : Pict  from review 'Tout Terrain 82', 'Auto Loisirs', Editions P.A.L., 1982, by Jean Gabriel Jeudy.

 

 
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Ferves Ranger, 1968, from Torino, Italia. Pict from Passion 4x4 magazine, 1997.

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 Lohr Fardier FL 500, 4x4 built by Lohr Company, Hangenbieten, France, for airbone commando of the French Army. Mass 1100 kg, capacity 480 kg, Suspension was issued by those of Citroën 2 CV with coil springs interconnected front and rear. Engine was 25 and 36 hp Citroën, speed 42 km/h, fording 0,4 m. Differentiel locking was ensured by 2 trapezoïdal belts between front and rear axles. 300 were in service from the end of the 70s to the end of the 90s. Pict from J M M at Magny en Vexin, May 1, 1994.

 fardier-lohr-fl-501-h.pdf fardier-lohr-fl-501-h.pdf

 

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Twaites micro dumper. Pict J M M at Intermat, Villepinte, 2012 04.

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4x4 wheel-barrows , Paclite ansd Nantong. Pict J M M at Intermat, Villepinte, 2012 04.

 

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Skiploader 3/4 ton. It can be seen the economic FWD transmission by friction to the wheels. Pict J M M at Euroforest, St Bonnet de Jou, 2006 06.

 

 

 

Motorised Wheel barow BMD 300 of Belle Group. Pict J M M at Intermat, Villepinte, 2012 04.

 

 

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Motobrousse, 4x2, from Atelier Mécanique d'Alma LTD, Quebec, in the 60s.

 

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Platform 4x4, Jamy SAFO-1, 0,6 t, of Rio de Janeiro, late 70s. Pict from 'World Directory of Modern Military Vehicles' by Bart Vanderveen, Warne, 1983.

 

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Rolba Goblin 4x4 (capacity 410 kg) and 6x6 prototypes load carriers from Rolba Limited, East Grintead, Sussex, UK. Built in 1983, 4x4 was based on the Austrian grass-cutting  Rassant Bergtrack for mountains and fitted with 28 hp Citroën engine. Speed 15,5 km/h.  8 vehicles were contructed after tests at MVEE. Pict from 'Military Logistics' of Jane's Publications, 1989.

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Platform 4x4, Piaggio, 0,6 t, 35 km/h, From Italia in early 70s, no suspension but three point suspension. From 'World Directory of Modern Military Vehicles' by Bart Vanderveen, 1983.

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Williames Wildcat, 1973, designed by G.A. Geoffrey Williames Design & Construction, Warragul, Victoria, Australia, for agriculture. It was powered by a Sachs-Wankel rotary engine. Supercat was an improved version. This design remembered the Croco 4x4 but is without articulation. It was manufactured 20 copies in Queenland from 1975 to 1981 and at Melbourne between 1978 and 1986. This one has been donated to the Victoria Museum in 1978.

williames-supercat-tractor-h.pdf Williames-supercat-tractor-h.pdf

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Varimot tractor

 

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Varimot NA, 1964, with MWM engine. Historic of models : Adam Rodach presented at German South West Exhibition at Landau in 1949 the vine tractor Varimot 10 hp with Farymann engine. Then it marketed Typ 07 (1955-56), Typ 08 (1957), Typ 08/11 Bull-Loader (1958), Typ 09 (1958), Typ LA (1961), Typ 14 (1962), Typ NI (1966) with MWM engine, typ NI-F (1966), Typ RA (1964), Typ NA (1964) a new tractor built by Lanz Aulendorf Co. of Hermann Lanz, with HELA hydraulic system and MWM engine of 22 hp (then 28 hp). Only 15 built. The Typ NO (1968) and  Typ NV(1974) were the last : only 15 built.      http://www.varimot-diesel.de/2.html

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Varimot Typ 08, 1957       http://translate.google.com/?sl=de&tl=fr&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&text=&file=#submit

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Varimot Typ 07, 1955        http://www.unimog-community.de/index.php?name=PNphpBB2&file=printview&t=29407&start=1560

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Varimot NA with double tires about 1959.    http://translate.google.fr/

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=fr&u=http%3A%2F%2F

www.weinberg

schlepper.de%2Fhtml%2

Fleseprobe8.html

 

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Mulag Ökoboy-1 4x4, from Germany.

mulag-okoboy-1-4x4.pdf Mulag-okoboy-1-4x4.pdf

mulag-okoboy-4x4-h.pdf Mulag-okoboy-4x4-h.pdf

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Buffle tractor 4x4 from Ateliers et Chantiers de la Manche, Dieppe, France, in the 50. Pict J M M collection.

buffle-tractor.pdf Buffle-tractor.pdf

 

 

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Mutant 1 of TSI, 1993, Triangle Service Industrie, Eybens, France. J M M collection.

 

tsi-mutant-1-h.pdf Tsi-mutant-1-h.pdf

tsi-mutant-2-h.pdf Tsi-mutant-2-h.pdf

 

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Box Amphibious car designed by Dan Hanebrink and Matt Van Leeuwen, Costa Masa, Calif. in the 70s. FWD and FWS, 60 hp

engine of Kawasaki at rear allowing 160 km/h. Pict grom Popular Science, Nov 1970.

 

 

 

 

The Box Amphibian off-road, 4x4, 1970.  Pict from book 'Mit Dem Auto Baden Gehen' by René Pohl, HC Heel-Verlag, 1998.

 

 

 

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SAM amphibious proto, 2003, from Poland. Fiat engine.    http://www.amphibious

vehicle.net/amphi/Sa_Sea.html

 

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Yeager Supply Rock Dawg for rock crawling. Each wheel can be raised or lowered separately. Yeager Supply from Hendley, Nebraska.  http://www.

kisoffroad.com/rockdawg.html

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Yeager Supply Sidewinder II, a little smaller than Sidewinder.  http://www.kisoffroad.com/sidewinder.html

 

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Yeager Supply Sidewinder. Sold in kit, it's a four wheel steer and  drive. The frame is extensible and coil springs suspension can be doubled by  computer controlled air cylinders so the vehicle can pitch up or down, right or left. Yeager Supply, Nebraska.   http://www.kisoffroad.com/sidewinder.html

 

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Terrajet, 1980, sold on ebay in 2006.

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 Terrajet 1979 on ebay in 2006.

 

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The Terra-Jet was originally manufactured in Drummondville, Quebec, Canada, in 1969. This was a 4x4 ATV without suspensions and differentials with very good off-road capabilities. Terra-Jet USA, Innis, Louisiana, bought all the rights and tools and continued to manufacture 4x4 and 6x6 from 1997. http://terrajet.tripod.com/id1.html

Terra-Jet

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Terra-Jet M73 for military use about the 70. Pictures by J M M, Saumur Museum in 2006.

Terra-Jet

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Terra-Jet VA-5 pictured in the 80s. Pict Collection J M M.

 Terra-Jet

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Terra-Jet VA-6 with dual tyres. This model dates from the 80s. It is named 'King of the Louisiana Bayou'

Terra-Jet

 


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Amphibious ATV 4x4. 16 or 23 hp engine, KT-35 skid-steering transmission. From AV4ATV, Monroe, La. in mid-2000.

 

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AV4 Lil Critter 4x4 Amphibious from mid-2000 at Monroe, La. Speed 25 km/h, in water 6,5 km/h, It seems it is no more manufactured.

http://www.truevalueauto.ca/used-cars-trucks/listings/l0112.html

http://www.6x6world.com/forums/content/section/363-av4-4x4.html

 

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Frescia F18    

 http://lunohodov.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2967                                 

 

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Fresia 4x4 F18, 550kg payload mountain power truck, it was delivered to Italian Mountain Units Army in 1978. Hydrostatic drive, power assisted steering and independent suspension on each wheel. The operator can walk behind. http://www.fresia.it/en/difesa.htm

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Fresia 4x4 F18 Mountain Power Truck. Pict Ground Defense International, March 1984. Pict J M M collection.

 

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Rex Infantry Robotic Porter from Industrial Techbo-logic Solutions LTD, Kfar Saba, Israel. Payload 250 kg, speed 12 km/h. Pict J M M at Villepinte, June 2012.        http://www.its-eng.com/logistic-robot

 

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Austin Champ manufactured by Austin Motor Company since 1951 in 13.000 copies for civilian markets and British Army from 1953 to 1956 at Glasgow in Scotland. Roll Royce engine of 80 hp, independent suspension on all wheels. Nevertheless, Land Rover were half price.

Austin Champs

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Crofton Bug of 35 hp in 1961 seen in 'Mécanique Populaire' of May 1961.

 

 

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Haflinger 700 AP Steyr Puch manufactured between 1959 and 1971 in Graz , Austria. Independent suspensions, 24 hp, good ground clearance thanks to portal axles, transfer box, lockable differentials front and rear ; 16.700 copies have been built.

http://www.coldwar

remarketing.com/gallery.asp

Haflinger Steyr Puch

 Haflinger 700 AP Steyr Puch

 

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Diana of MV Motorcycle in Italy in the mid 60's was issued from the German Kraka. Rear engine, 6 seats. Tyres were Straussler Lysoïd. The Ferves looks like the Diana and was built in Turin from 1968 to 1971. Picture from book of Nick Baldwin 'The Illustrated History of Off-Road Vehicles' Haynes Publishing, 1987.

 

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Castor 4x4 built by Société Sinpar from 1965 to the 70's. Petrol engine of 68 hp or diesel of 75 ch. Total weight 3480 kg for 1480 kg payload. This Company, part of Renault from 1980, manufactured many 4x4 conversions for this brand, Saviem and Peugeot.

Off-road Show

 

les-amphibies-et-leur-histoire-h.pdf Amphibious and their history.pdf

 


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Mitsubishi PX33 full time 4x4 manufactured in Japan from 1934 to 1937. First direct injection diesel engine 6,7 l, 69 hp.

http://www.velocityjournal.com/journal/1933/mitsubishi/16357/index.html

 

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Bronto CTB 1922. Since 1993, JSC PSA Bronto, from Surgut, produced 6500 units. Issued from VAZ-2121 with Trecol tyres.

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NITRA LTD TTM-2903 'Nitro', amphibious moving by its wheels, on low ground pressure tyres. 2,5 m wide is not out code.  It is issued from UAZ.

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Trecol 39041, 4x4 using serie vehicles components GAZ and UAZ. Trecol is leader of low pressure tires vehicles with many models 4x4 and 6x6. Trecol Company built 5000 vehicles since 1996.

http://www.trecol.ru/

 

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Lada 4x4 with Green Frog like arms suspensions seen in the Internet in 2010. www.sadtler.de/GEKNIPST/GEKNIPST_1/GEKNIPST_2/Ladoga_Trophy_2006/hauptteil_ladoga_

trophy_2006.html

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4x4 Frog of Ladoga Trophy driven by Jez is fitted with

suspended portal lateral arms and wheels are chain driven. He won the international Ladoga Trophy in 2006. The rig was built at St Petersburg with Audi engine, front axle fully hydro-steered, high speed winch. The bottom is flat and not constrained by axles.

frog-4x4-at-ladoga-2.jpggreen-frog-at-ladoga-lake-rally-2008.jpg

 

 

 

Green Frog 4x4 at Ladoga

 

 

 

 

Green Frog at Ladoga Lake Rally, 2008.       http://www.off-travel.ru/site/index.php/otchetyi/sorevnovaniya/ladoga-trofi-2008-video-foto-otchet/Page-2.html

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Green Grog 4x4 of Ladoga Trophy

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Suspensions of 4x4 Frog of Ladoga Trophy. Arms are suspended by coil spring and air cushion. Wheels are chain drive.

 

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4x4 Frog of Ladoga Trophy

 

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Green Frog at Ladoga Trophy. Remix 59 write :  clearance will reduce the draft, will significantly improve the stability and resistance to movement in the water, as well as access to the beach and on the ice.    http://radikal.ru/F/i048.radikal.ru/1108/44/3111db255fcf.jpg.html 

 http://lunohodov.net/forum/viewtopic.php?p=229092

 

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Goliath 4x4 Jagdwagen Typ 34, 1956, built at 100 units in 1959. 95 km/h, 50 hp, total mass 1800 kg. DKW Munga F91 has been chosen for German Army.

http://www.powerful-cars.com/php/borgward/1957-goliath-typ-34-jagdwagen.php

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Gurgel X-12, Some thousands produces in the 80s in Brazil. Gurgel was founded in 1969 and closed in 1994.

http://blogmotor.net/2010/03/motorcast-25-%E2%80%93-a-historia-do-gurgel/

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Willys MB with Firestone Cylindrical Tires was tested during WWII for jungle conditions. It was reported that a winch was more useful than exotic tires and tracks more suited in this environment.

 Picture from book of Fred Crismon ‘US Military Wheeled Vehicles’, Supplement, Crestline Publishing (Motorbook), 1983.

 

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Ford M151 with Terra-Tires of Goodyear, 1962. This project 'Wheeltrack' had been commercially available. Ground pressure : 0,17 kg/cm².

 Picture from book of Fred Crismon ‘US Military Wheeled Vehicles’, Crestline Publishing (Motorbook), 1983.

 

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Hotchkiss-Lancia-Bussing, 1971.

http://www.offroadvehicle.ru/AZBUCAR/Bussing/Bussing%20txt.html

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Europa-Jeep, Amphibious,1968,  designed by Fiat, MAN, Saviem, 700 built for Germany and Italia until 1979.

euro-jeep-mbb-amphibie-4x4-1971.jpg

 

Euro-jeep MBB, amphibie, 4x4, 1971, from Germany.

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DKW F91, 4x4, 1956, from Germany.

 

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First Rolligon Prototypes of William Albee in early 50s. Pict F. Pierre archives.

 


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Rod Millen 4x4 about 2000.

jeep-with-mud-flotation-adaptors.jpg

Jeep, early Willys MB,  with Mud Flotation Adaptors designed by Capt. L.S. Rainhart of US Army during WWII to improve mobility, . Pict from the book of Bart H. Vanderveen 'The Jeep', Warne, about 1970.

 

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Poncin MUT 4x4 at Val d'Isère in August 1990. Pict. J M M.

mutt-4x4-from-poncin-1.pdf Mutt-4x4-from-poncin-1.pdf

mutt-4x4-from-poncin.pdf Mutt-4x4-from-poncin.pdf

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Poncin MUT 4x4 at Val d'Isère in August 1990. Pict J M M.

 


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'Voiture du Bled' Georges Irat, Saumur Museum, Feb 2002. Pict J M M.

 

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Amphibious Supply Platform, ASP from Jered Industries, Birminghan, Michigan. Picture from the booklet RAVE I (Remote Area Vehicle Evaluation I at Pontiac, Michigan), US ATAC Research and Engineering Directorate, 29 Oct 1962.

 

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Land Rover Series One of early 50s. J M M at Rétromobile, Paris, 1998 03.

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Land Rover Series 1, early 50s. J M M at La Ferté Alais, 2000 06.

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Delahaye 4x4. J M M at La Locomotion en Fête, La Ferté Alais, 1998 06.

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Auverland A3 F. J M M, Le Bourget, 1994.

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 Cross Boss Toy. In front of a gap, the bridge was dropped automatically and the Cross Boss could roll over it, and put the bridge back. From the 80s.    http://gadgets.gunaxin.com/awesome-toy-autos-80s/115250

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 Animal Blazer 4x4 from Glasslite, 1984. Hidden claws got out automatically when a wheel met an obstacle.  Lansay and Monogram of Lewis Galoob Toys Inc. also made one Animal 4x4.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/roadranger/2716942698/sizes/m/in/photostream/

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 4x4 and 6x6 toys of the 70-80s. The Jeep with the trailer dates from the late 40s.

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