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1/4 ton trucks

Definition/Scope: The most common 1/4 ton vehicle was the M151 utility truck. They were designed for use on all types of roads and cross-country terrain in all weather conditions. The vehicle has four driving wheels; front-wheel drive may be engaged when road and terrain conditions require. It is powered by a four-cylinder, in-line, liquid-cooled, gasoline engine and has four-wheel hydraulic service brakes and a mechanical hand brake that operates with a contracting band on the transmission-transfer brake drum. Wheels are individually suspended on coil springs. The body is of unitized construction.

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utility trucks

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