7 8X8 WHEELED RIGID VEHICLES, LIGHT

 

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Argo 8x8 ATV Centaur from Ontario Drive and Gear Ltd, New Hambourg, Ontario, Canada, since 1962, is the world leader of light amphibious ATV 8x8 and 6x6. http://www.argoatv.com/recreational/recHome.aspx

argo-8x8-and-6x6-h.pdf Argo-8x8-and-6x6-h.pdf

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Saboteur Mk IIC, 8x8, amphibious truck, 0,9 t, Speed on road 80 km/h, on water 15 km/h. Several prototypes were built in the 70s. Pict from book 'The World Directory of Modern Military Vehicles' by Bart Vanderveen, Warne, 1983.

 

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Saboteur 8x8 amphibious, 1981, from Saboteur Vehicle Company, UK. Speed 56 km/h. Pict from review 'Military Vehicles International', November 2001.

 

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Amphibious vehicle 8x8. J M M in a surplus seller at Athis-Mons near Paris, 1989.

 

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Luaz 4x4, 6x6, 8x8, homemade.    http://luaz-photo.narod.ru/parts.html

 

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Yanmar C20W 8x8 Transporter. Pict  Francis Pierre, Moerdjik, The Netherlands in 2000.

 


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Yanmar C-20 W  8x8. Little dumper also marketed under the brand Nissan.

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Nissan 8x8 NCW 200, sold also under Yamnar or Hitachi brands.

 


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Crayford  Gecko 8x8. http://www.crayford.co.uk/WhatWeDo/DiabloDeiselQuadBike/tabid/165/Default.aspx               

 

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Cargocat Crayford, 1979, of Crayford Engineering Group, Werterham, Kent. http://www.crayford.co.uk/WhatWeDo/ArgoAllTerrainVehicles/tabid/127/Default.aspx

Crayford Cargocat, 1979

 

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KID 8x8 on sales on ebay in 2005.

 


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KID 8x8 AATV was designed in 1970 by Kinetics International Division of LVT Aerospace Corporation for civilian South East Asia market, but ended. The plant was at Tyler, Texas, and the product presented to US Military. They declined. With remaining parts KIDS were built to Harper, Kansas and sold during 4 years. Nowadays, spare parts are sold by JLM Machine Works Montpelier, Ind. www.kid8x8.com/index.html

kid-8x8-of-lvt.pdf Kid-8x8-of-lvt.pdf

 

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Giletti MCS 8x8. Pict from review '4x4 Magazine special N° 7', October 1981.

 

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Gileti Leopard G8M-5 in the 70 from Emilio Giletti, Ponzone Bielese, VC, Italia.

http://www.6x6world.com/forums/content/section/377-giletti-leopard-atv.html

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Gileti 8x8 Leopard 8 in 1978. Pict from 'Auto-Journal' April 1976.

Gileti Leopard 8

 

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Above : Mitsubishi AT BIA, 8x8, skid steering, 12 hp engine, 1000 kg payload, empty mass : 590 kg, 1979. Pict from 'Auto-Journal', Feb 15, 1979. Below : dump carrier ATV Mitsubishi HC 18W, on ebay in 2011.

 

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8x8 off-road ATV seen on cover of 'Mécanique Populaire' (French Edition) of November 1960. All wheels were suspended.

8x8 off-road ATV

 

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Fabo 748 8x8 amphibian, 950 kg payload for 1500 kg total mass. Hydrostatic transmission and 1300 cm3 42 hp Renault engine allowed 45° slope and moving in muddy grounds, snow or sand. It was presented at Genova Motor Show in 1974. Due to some technical transmission problems, the project, started in early 1973 and headed by MM. Rödiger and Peter Larice was cancelled in October 1974. The two prototypes of Fabo 748 were manufactured by Fahrzengbau AG, Otelfingen, Switzerland, whitch had assembled 300 'Swiss Buggy' in 1973. In 1975, René P. Schmidt converted the company into Renesco Garagentriebe AG and in 1980, he created Rascor AG now became a pioneer of the seal.

http://www.motorbase.com/manufacturer/by-id/977978442

 


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Fabo 748 8x8 prototype of 1974 with Hydrostatic transmission,

studied by M. Rödiger,

shot here at Salon de Genève 1974. Pict from Revue 'L'Automobile' from April 1974.

Fabo 748

 

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Nobel Amphibil 16x16 of York Noble Group, 1961. Pict from journal 'L'Argus', 17 August 1961.

Nobel Amphibil

 

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Poncin 8x8 of the 70s. Pict J M M at La Ferté Alais, 2005 06.

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Poncin 8x8 for firefighting.

 

 

 

 

Poncin 8x8 Amphibious. Pict J M M at Rétromachines, Cordelles, 2009 08

 

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Poncin tracked 8x8. Pict J M M at Salon 4x4 of Val d'Isère in 1989.

Poncin Amphibious ATV

Poncin 6X6 Amphibious

Poncin 6x6 and 8x8 Amphibian

Poncin Agriculture

Poncin Amphibious ATV

Poncin et Stimula

Poncin Fire Vehicles

Poncin Off-road Amphibian

 

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Bristol Bush Swamper 16x16 from Bristol Machine Works Ltd, Sudbury, Ontario in the 60-70. It was mentioned that by adding 8 wheels, it became a 24x24. http://www.6x6world.com/forums/content/section/135-bristol-bush-swamper-16-x-16.html

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Rough Rider 8x8 ATV of the 70s. Pict from a card game bought in Germany in the 70s.

 

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Octopus sprayer 8x8 steering and drive independently sprung. From Davis Stretton, Derby, in the 60s.

Octopus sprayer

 

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Daihotai Tractor       http://forums.gearboxsoftware.com/showthread.php?t=69278&page=4

 

 

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