Ford GPW 272270

Date of delivery - 16th of June 1945. Louisville KY plant. Very late 'Deep-Mud Exhaust' GPW - used by the US navy in California (possably San Francisco) - then around 1947, as a (land based) mobile power-unit for starting jets on an airfield. It was painted bright yellow all over (common for airfield jeeps) and was fitted with a dashboard rev counter to keep track of the load exerted by the extra generator mounted under the hood. Now undergoing (nearing completion of) a full ground-up - 'nut & bolt' restoration to original spec's & condition.

Name Sam Waller
City, State/Region, Country Quorn, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Frame Number 272270
Engine Number 272270
Body Number damaged body tub gussets
Body Type ACM Type 2
Hood (Mil. Reg.) Number Unknown
Factory Mystery Code N/A
Gross Weight 3125
Data Plate Origin Reproduction
Data Plate Material Zinc
Date of Delivery 1945-06-16
Date of Acquisition 2011-11-30
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Date Info Created 2012-02-26 15:11:05
Date Info Last Updated 2014-12-06 04:15:41
Ford GPW 272270
June 16th 1945 Louisville KY built - headlong into a full restoration!
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