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This Morris Commercial C8 'Jessamy' dates from 1944 and was built in response to a requirement from the British Army for 15cwt trucks. The basic chassis and running gear was based on the earlier C8 FAT that had been in use with the Artillery since the outbreak of war. Variants included the GS body seen here, radio, office, air compressor, water tanker.

Body: Steel or wood
Length: 180 inches
Width: 82 inches
Height: 85 inches
Weight: 8.950 lb
Engine: 4-cylinder, 3.519 litre engine (214 cubic inches), liquid cooled
Horsepower: 70 at 3.000 rpm.
Transmission: 5-speed gearbox.
Transfer case: Single-speed transfer-box with selective four wheel drive (except 1st and reverse).
Brakes: Hydraulic
Fuel type: Petrol
Fuel capacity: 2 x 11 gallons
Range: 240 miles


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