This includes photos of all of my halftracks including my barn find, red one, which I got running last week. All are model M2A1 with the yellow one being an Autocar. The green and red halftracks were both built by White. All haftracks originally had a un-ditching roller. The rollers on the yellow and red halftracks were removed and replaced with winches. The red one has the correct winch bumper and the yellow one was made up.
US Halftrack vs kettenkrad
US Halftrack having dificulties while trying to ride over the hill, while
the Kettenkrad has no problems even when the Halftrack was slipping on that
hill befor the kettenkrad took it.
Length 3 metres (9 ' 10")
Width 1 metre (3' 3")
Height 1.20 metres (3' 11")
Unladen weight 1235 kg (2726 lbs)
Payload 325 kg (717 lbs), including driver
Combat weight 1560 kg (3444 lbs), including crew of 3. Only 95 kg (210 lbs)
of this weight is carried by the front wheel, the rest is on the tracks.
Type Four cylinder in line watercooled OHV engine
Capacity 1478 ccm
Bore 80 mm
Stroke 74 mm
Compression ratio 1 : 6
Performance 36 bhp (26 kW) at 3400 rpm
Massive Barn Find in Portugal
I've identified over 190 of the 320 cars found locked away in here, can
anyone recognise any others? I will add them to the video along with
corrections if confirmed 100%. What is that 2nd Formula race car?
1942 White Half Track Truck Ground Up Restoration
This is at the Arlington, Washington 2013 airshow.
One of 5 Army vehicles restored by a family team of enthusiasts and career
This answers the question that has been keeping you up at night...Where do
you get brand new tracks for your WWII half-track ?
My blog with photos of a WWII Army camp recreated is here
Barn Find 1932 Chevy Taxi
This Barn find was in the barn near the trucks I recently uploaded. This
one is close to being a driver!
This Video contains My Theme music which I own all rights to. It was
written and performed by Warren Hartz. His Youtube Channel is:
His web page is: http://silkfromthehartz.com/
Abandoned 1950s Dodge dump truck barn find
Not a true "barn find", but exciting to find nonetheless. I've caught
glimpses of this truck several times a week for 10 years. It's completely
hidden within the undergrowth of an old farmstead. It was worth the battle
with mosquitos and stinging nettles to get close to this rusty relic.
1945 WHITE Half track in Benton city Washington.avi
This 1945 White Half Track weights over 19,000 pounds but cruises around
town with ease and will skid the tracks on asphalt. This truck is
comepletely restored to the original condition with NOS, reproduction and
used parts. This motor is a French crate rebuild and came with the bell
housing, flywheel and starter.