Willys: Command Reconnaissance Truck
Nomenclature: Truck 1/4 Ton 4x4
Maintaining Vehicle: Ordnance Dept.
Make and Model: Willys MB
Serial Number: MB436507
Gross Weight: 3640 lbs.
Net Weight 2450 lbs.
Maximum Payload: 1200 lbs.
Date of Delivery: 04-21-1945
Crew (Including Passengers): 5
Engine - 134.2 cu. in., L-head 4-cylinder
Max Horsepower - 54 B.H.P. at 4000 r.p.m.
Range - 285 Miles, Fuel Tank - 15 gal.
Tires - 600 x16, Max. Speed - 55 mph
Wheel Base - 80 in., Tread CTR - 49 in.
The Willys Overland Model MA basic design was chosen over the Bantam & Ford entries. After modification, the model MB became the world famous WWII Jeep. 361,349 vehicles were manufactured during the years 1941 to 1945.
Vehicle Owner: Tom Springer