Vehicle Specifications

Buggy Operating Characteristics
Units 1-6
Characteristic Imperial Metric
Maximum Speed 25 mph 35 km/h
Inside Turning Radius 10 ft. 3000 mm
Outside Turning Radius 18 ft. 5500 mm
Ground Clearance 22.5 inches 572 mm
Vehicle Weight 13,000 lb. 6,000 kg
Payload 10,000 lb. 4,500 kg
Gross Weight 23,000 lb. 10,500 kg
Units 7 & 8
Maximum Speed 25 mph 35 km/h
Turning Radius 24.6 ft 7.5m
Ground Clearance 8.5 inches 215 mm
Vehicle Weight 1830 lb 830 kg
Payload 1630 lb 740 kg
Gross Weight 3460 lb 1570 kg
Unit 10
Curb Weight 9700 kg
Payload 7500 kg
G.V.W. 17200 kg
Length x Width x Height 29' x 9.4' x 11'
Deck 8' x 14'
Side Grade Ability 30%
Front Grade Ability 50%
Max Speed 50 km/h
Fording Depth 48"
Wheelbase 21'6"
Buggy Specification Comparison
Part Unit Number Specification
Engine 1,2 & 3 4-53 Detroit Diesel 130 HP @ 2800
4 300 Ford Industrial Gas 120 HP @ 2800
5 6v-53 Detroit Diesel 197 HP @ 2800
6 5.9 B Cummins
7 4-172 Ford Industrial Gas
8 3 Cycle Kubota Diesel OHV
9 7.4 Litre V8 Gas
10 Cummins 5.9 Diesel 230 HP
Transmission 1-5 New Process 5 speed manual transmission
6 5 speed Dana manual transmission
7 NP 435 manual transmission
8 Variable hydro transmission
9 Hydromatic 4L80E
10 Allison 654CR 5 speed automatic
Transfer Case 10 Rockwell 236 Air Shift
Axles 1-5 & 7 Rockwell Model PR 65, with planetary drive, no spin front and conventional rear
6 Rockewell 18500 lb, with planetary drive, no spin front and conventional rear
8 MacPherson strut type - front, Variable hydro - back
9 2.5 ton double reduction axles with Detroit Locker in rear unit
10 Rockwell double reduction 44000 pound Detroit Lockers in all three
Tires 1-6 66 X 43:00-25, 6 or 10 ply Goodyear Terra Tires
7 38 X 20-16, 8 PLY
8 Front 27 X 9-12 Knobby 6 ply, Back 27 X 11-12
9 750/45 R 22.5 flotation radials
10 Alliance 75/45 R 22.5 flotation radials disc type wheels with bead guards
Wheels 9,10 22.5 X 30 with bead guards
Frame 1-7 Heavy duty steel frame with articulated centre joint and trunnion +/-40 degree turn and +/-20 degree roll.
10 Fully welded tubular steel frame, self aligning steering assembly brgs.
Brakes 1-5 & 7 Hydraulic driveline disc brake with mechanical actuated park brake.
6 Air driveline disc brake
8 Wet-disk brake
9 Four wheel disc brakes
10 Air operated on all axles with parking brake on both rear axles
Winch 1-6 15,000 lb. Ramsey model 700L, front mounted, P.T.O. driven complete with 125' of 5/8" cable c/w tail chain and hook
7 8000 lb. Front mounted
8 5000 lb. Front mounted
Cab 1,2,3 & 6 3 man cab, driver sezt centre mounted, steel welded construction, fully insulated
4,5,7 & 8 Open cab with R.O.P.S. canopy
10 Tubular frame with aluminum sheeting, air ride cab, air ride front seats, fully insulated, full intrumentation
Electrical 4,5 & 6 12 volt system, 85 amp alternator, heavy duty batteries, lighted gauges, headlights and rotating beacons
Suspension 9 Multileaf spring suspension front and rear with dual shock absorbers and Trimbren Aeon rubber overload spring
Miscellaneous 1,2,3 & 4 Brush guards and bumpers, skid plates, 60 gal fuel tanks, radiator shutters, 8' wide X 10' long cargo boxes
5 Flat 11.5' X 10.5' deck on which the C.A.F. unit is mounted
Ground Pressure
Unit Pressure
9 Approximately 4.3 psi at 2 inches ground penetration
10 Empty - approx. 5.3 psi @ 2 inches ground penetration
Loaded - approx. 9.5 psi @ 2 inches penetration