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TM 9-2800: Standard Military Motor Vehicles
Technical Manual, U.S. War Department, September 1, 1943
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Technical Manuals: TM 9-707, TM 9-1707A

Parts List: SNL G-147

Manufacturer: International Harvester Co.

Armament: Two Guns, machine, cal. .50, HB, M2, turret type; one Gun, submachine, cal. .45, M1928A1; one Rifle, cal. .30, M1903, with Launcher, grenade; three Carbines, cal. .30, M1.

Ammunition: 5,000 rounds, cal. .50; 480 rounds, cal. .45; 36 grenades.

[Carriage, Motor, Multiple Gun, M14]
RA PD 66387

Classification: Substitute standard

Purpose: To provide mobility for antiaircraft guns.

[U.S. WW2 Half-Track, Carriage, Motor, Multiple Gun, M14 Dimensions Diagram]

Crew  5
WeightNet (lb) 16,800
 Payload(lb) 3,000
 Gross (lb) 19,800
Shipping dimensions(cu ft) 1,069(sq ft) 145
Tires—CombatPly 10Size 9.00 x 20
Tread, center to center (in.)  Front—64 1/2Rear—63 13/16
Track width(in.)12 1/4
Ground clearance(in.) 18 1/4
Ground pressure, tires(lbs per sq in.)33.5
Electrical system(volts)12
CapacitiesFuel, 80 octane gasoline(gal)60
 Cooling system(qt)31
 Crankcase (refill)(qt)8
BrakesHydraulic (Hydrovac)
Maximum gradability(percent)60
Turning radius (ft)Right 28Left 30
Maximum vertical obstacle vehicle will climb(in.)12
Fording depth(in.)32
Angle of approach (deg)36
Angle of departure(deg)32
Fuel consumption, average conditions(miles per gal)3.3
Cruising range, average conditions(miles)200
Maximum allowable speed(mph)42
   1st  2nd  3rd  4th 
Cruising speed  8.5  16  24  42 
ManufacturerIHCModel Red-450-B
TypeIn-line, 4 cycleNumber of cylinders6
Displacement(cu in.)451
Governed speed(rpm)2,600
Brake horsepower 141
Ignition typeBattery
Winch capacity(lb) 10,000
Basic chassisCarrier, personnel, half-track, M5

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