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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 9-893, TM 9-1893A, TM 9-1893B

Parts List: SNL G-154

Manufacturer: The Studebaker Corp.

Armament: One Rifle, automatic, cal. .30, Browning, M1918; one Gun, submachine, cal. .45, M1928A1; two Carbines, cal. .30, M1; one Launcher, rocket, AT, M1 (not used if equipped with Browning automatic rifle).

Ammunition: 375 rounds, cal. .45; 300 rounds, cal. .30 (for carbines); 300 rounds, cal. .30 (automatic rifle).

[Carrier, Cargo, T15]
RA PD 54022


Purpose: To transport personnel and materiel over snow, and for limited operation on the ground.

[U.S. WW2 Cargo Carrier T15, Dimensions Diagram]

Crew  2
WeightNet (lb) 3,390
Payload(lb) 1,260
Gross (lb) 4,650
Shipping dimensions(cu ft)(sq ft) 55
Track width(in.)18
Ground clearance(in.)12
Ground pressure(lbs per sq in.)2
Electrical system(volts)12
CapacitiesFuel, 75 octane gasoline(gal)25
 Cooling system(qt) 10 1/2
 Crankcase (refill)(qt)5
Maximum gradability(percent)100
Turning radius(ft) 13 1/2
Fording depth(Floats at 44 inches)(in.)41
Maximum vertical obstacle vehicle will climb(in.)19
Angle of approach (deg)32
Angle of departure(deg)11
Fuel consumption, average conditions(miles per gal) 5
Cruising range, average conditions(miles)125
Maximum allowable speed(mph)23.5
   1st  2nd  3rd  4th  5th 
Cruising speed  6.6  11.8  17.6  13.1  23.5 
ManufacturerStudebakerModel 6-170
TypeIn-line, 4 cycleNumber of cylinders6
Displacement(cu in.)169.6
Governed speedNot governed
Brake horsepower 75
Ignition typeBattery

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