VIN Number 81680281. Original build date 10-16-1943 as confirmed with original build card obtained from Chrysler only 6000 were made of this model.
Total off-frame restoration. Dodge flathead 6 engine rebuild with 894 Km and all new accessories. 4 speed Transmission, transfer case and axles totally pulled apart and refurbished. Totally new brake system. Totally new fuel system. Totally new Electrical system. New Tires, tubes and flaps. rebuilt shock absorbers and suspension components. All sheet metal blasted, repaired, epoxy primed and painted with 34087 color. Totally new Floors. The numbers on the hood starting with a 2018 indicates it has a 2.344 ratio. The body tag under the hood with the numbers 4219-21328 indicate the year the model was introduced by the manufacture the dodge body model number and the number in the production line it was so the 42 = 1942 for the year the model was introduced by the manufacturer (and not the year of manufacturing) 19 = Dodge body model number for Reconnaissance Command 21328 = Body number, number in production line. These photos are very representative of the final outcome detailed photos of the restoration process are in hand and will be provided to buyer in full details. Comes complete with New Canvas Top and ALL The Original Supplies and pioneer rack as it would in the military in 1943. NOS canvas doors. Serious buyers can call or e-mail me for more information. This is a Superior quality Truck and the asking price is less than the cost to get it here. 90% of all the parts supplied by Midwest Military, Inc. The WC57 Truck, Command Reconnaissance, 3/4 ton, 4x4 w/Winch Dodge (G502) was identical to the WC56 but fitted with a Braden MU2 5,000 lb / 2 268 kg capacity winch at the front bumper. 6,010 built. Length: 14 ft 8 in / 4,46 m Height: 6 ft 9 in / 2,07 m Weight: 5,644 lb / 2 560 kg Width: 6 ft 7 in / 2,00 m Payload: 1,750 lb / 800 kg.
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