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 Living on the Road :: WORTs :: #01

Name   Tender One
Time to build 5.4 years
Chassis/cab   1958 Thornycroft, ex-fire tender
Engine   UD 6l diesel
Gearbox.   Manual, synchro, 5 speed
Drive train   Worm gear diffs rear/front bevel drive
Suspension   Rear, twin semi-elliptic leaf springs each side
Front, single semi-elliptic leaf springs each side
Steering   Power assist ram
Drive   6x6
Wheels   1200/20
Brakes   Hydraulic air assist, split system
Electrical   12v truck, 12v house
Dimensions length
hieght
width
7.583m (25')
3.6m (12')
2.4m (8')
Weight   approx 11.4 tonnes
Ground clearance body
diffs
520mm (17")
340mm (13")
Angles approach
depart
rampover
34
25
23
Fuel   Diesel
Range   ?
Recovery   A shovel
Water drinking
general
grey
black
80
230
175
No
Power batteries
solar
genset
Single 12v bank (6 x 2v) 1000AH
8 x 80w solar panels
None
Appliances fridge
freezer
cooktop
oven
microwave
aircon
3 way
12v Trailblazer
gas
gas
Yes
No
Shower   Yes
Toilet   Porta loo
Gas   2 x 9kg
Cladding   Caravan style aluminium, soon to be alum checker plate
Body   Steel
Storage   ?
Comms AM CB
UHF CB
HF radio
Sat phone
?
?
?
?
Other features   Pop-top over bed room
Slide-out lounge room

 

 

 
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