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I am interested in purchasing this GAZ 67B and wonder if you HMVF members can fill me in a bit about it.

 

It is missing the fuel tank and by the shape of the windscreen and the doors it is not a WWII model.

 

Can anyone pinpoint the date for me with these changes to the body from the WWII model.

 

Does anyone have a fuel tank out there for it?

 

Thanks Rick.

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Here are a few photos from Model A Ford Garage showing the gas tank fairly well. I guess a regular gas tank from a US Model A should be possible to use?

 

 

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Keep us posted,

 

Goran N

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Here are a few photos from Model A Ford Garage showing the gas tank fairly well. I guess a regular gas tank from a US Model A should be possible to use?

 

Keep us posted,

 

Goran N

 

Thank you Goran, I have studied your FaceBook page and other threads here on HMVF, but I still do not know what year this 67B is. The different windscreen and longer body behind the rear mudguard should give the experts out there some idea. The current owner suggests 1948 build but it may be a bit later. Over to you.

 

Regards Rick.

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Rick

 

i´m not a specialist

but

my guess :

lot of DIY modifications, windscreen, "door frames" ,longer body , etc were made ​​to its previous owners in Russia

i have noticed that all kind of civilian changes were made to keep them running,

appears to be very common origin from Russia in the Gaz 67s

because" in good old days" in USSR you had to wait many, many years to get a licence to buy a car

 

it looks that you have not found any data plate, like this (firewall, on the right) ?

http://www.uszone.cz/bodyplates/eshop/108-1-Vyrobni-stitky/19-2-GAZ/5/274-GAZ-67-Vyrobni-stitek

 

regards

pekka

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I still do not know what year this 67B is. The different windscreen and longer body behind the rear mudguard should give the experts out there some idea. The current owner suggests 1948 build but it may be a bit later.
It is hard to say, what exact year of production have this GAZ-67. If we shall talk about radiator grille - the cars with such grilles were in production from year 1948 until August 1953, when the GAZ-67B production was cancelled.

The windshield on Your GAZ-67 is from GAZ-69 vehicle.

 

As to correct body configuration - I feel sure, the drawings are ideal for this purpose. See the drawings below - right side view shows the 1943 version (but body is the same like this body on later vehicles). Other views show the 1953 version. Click each image to enlarge:

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It is hard to say, what exact year of production have this GAZ-67. If we shall talk about radiator grille - the cars with such grilles were in production from year 1948 until August 1953, when the GAZ-67B production was cancelled.

The windshield on Your GAZ-67 is from GAZ-69 vehicle.

 

As to correct body configuration - I feel sure, the drawings are ideal for this purpose. See the drawings below - right side view shows the 1943 version (but body is the same like this body on later vehicles). Other views show the 1953 version. Click each image to enlarge:

 

That is excellent information. Thank you for that. I had thought that the windscreen was from a later GAZ-69 and I think the wheels are as well.

 

Is the right side drawing of a later than 1943 vehicle as the vents on the bonnet are pointed and the photos I have seen show a curved vent?

 

I have not been able to seal the deal yet as it seem that someone else may have been more successful. I will know this weekend I hope.

 

Thank you again. I will buy it if it is still available as it is such a rare vehicle in Australia.

 

Regards Rick.

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windscreen was from GAZ-69 and I think the wheels are as well.

 

Is the right side drawing of a later than 1943 vehicle as the vents on the bonnet are pointed and the photos I have seen show a curved vent?

Yes, the wheels are from GAZ-69 too.

As for bonnet vents - the pointed vents are the War-time feature, and first post-War years feature. A few years later the radiator grille was replaced in production with pressed steel grille with oval holes, but the bonnet was used of War-time pattern. See the image of North Korean GAZ-67 during the Korean war (1950 - 1953) below - this vehicle have new-style grille, but old-style bonnet. It looks like "Your" vehicle (click the image to enlarge).

And only during last years of production (before 1953) GAZ-67 received new grille together with new bonnet with curved vents.

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I have not been able to seal the deal yet as it seem that someone else may have been more successful. I will know this weekend I hope.

 

Thank you again. I will buy it if it is still available as it is such a rare vehicle in Australia.

 

Regards Rick.

 

Well, I missed out. I wish the new owner (David B) ever success with his restoration and I ask you all to assist him with the parts and information as I know you would have done for me.

 

I am disappointing but who knows, further down the track there may still be a chance.

 

Thank you again and I'll keep my fingers crossed.

 

Regards Rick.

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I think you had a lucky escape personally, as spares for these seem to be quite rare in Europe let alone Australia!

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I think you had a lucky escape personally, as spares for these seem to be quite rare in Europe let alone Australia!

Hi all,

Glad to see the thread that developed here, and thanks Rick for it. I am the 'lucky' guy who bought the Gaz. Turns out the data plate is still affixed so the chassis and engine numbers are quite clear as is the year of manufacture, which turns out to be 1949, which is a little disappointing as I was hoping (and lead to believe) that it was an earlier wartime model :-( Not to worry. I have already made some contacts in the Czech Republic and Russia, so am on the hunt for parts. If anyone can tell me if the wheels I have on the vehicle are correct for a 1949 model I would appreciate it. Also, I am going to be in need of some folding windscreen mounts as fitted to each end of the windscreen where it mounts on to the firewall. Any leads would be gratefully accepted :-)

This should be a fun, if not challenging restoration, so I'll keep you all posted as things progress. Any advice or technical assistance would be very welcome.

Regards,

David

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Welcome to HMVF David and thank you for the phone call the other day advising me that you now had it. I was disappointed to miss out on the GAZ but rest assured I will be keeping an eye on the restoration.

 

Good Luck with it and remember to put me first on the list if you decide to part with it.

 

Regards Rick.

 

BTW If you need a new exhaust for the US6 Stude, I have both the engine and tail pipe (NOS) for $90.00.

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Hi all,

Glad to see the thread that developed here, and thanks Rick for it. I am the 'lucky' guy who bought the Gaz. Turns out the data plate is still affixed so the chassis and engine numbers are quite clear as is the year of manufacture, which turns out to be 1949, which is a little disappointing as I was hoping (and lead to believe) that it was an earlier wartime model :-( Not to worry. I have already made some contacts in the Czech Republic and Russia, so am on the hunt for parts. If anyone can tell me if the wheels I have on the vehicle are correct for a 1949 model I would appreciate it. Also, I am going to be in need of some folding windscreen mounts as fitted to each end of the windscreen where it mounts on to the firewall. Any leads would be gratefully accepted :-)

This should be a fun, if not challenging restoration, so I'll keep you all posted as things progress. Any advice or technical assistance would be very welcome.

Regards,

David

 

 

Well it has happened, I am now the owner of this 1949 GAZ 67B. It arrived today, thank you David and Liz. Now the search starts to locate the correct wheels and windscreen.

 

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Off the trailer and into the shed.

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A fuel tank is also on the want list.

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For some reason the grill has been moved forward about 75/80mm.

 

Any contacts from over seas will be welcome.

Thank you Rick

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Great find! I had a close look at one of these at Beltring many year ago. While they look like "a jeep" and are of course of the same in general layout, they are vastly different from the US quarter-ton family. Very interesting and very basic!

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In 1955 the FVRDE were asked to do comparative and performance trials with a number of in service 4x4s quarter ton

vehicles and the main one was the AUSTIN CHAMP in comparison with the GAZ 67B which came out very well and was liked by its users. Attached is the front cover of the report and pictures of the trial vehicle

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In 1955 the FVRDE were asked to do comparative and performance trials with a number of in service 4x4s quarter ton

vehicles and the main one was the AUSTIN CHAMP in comparison with the GAZ 67B which came out very well and was liked by its users. Attached is the front cover of the report and pictures of the trial vehicle

 

 

Hi

 

Do you know where the 'owned' Gaz truck tested by FVRDE originated - Korean War ? was it CV ? (I understand for 'Captured Vehicle' VRM )

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The report states that it was procured in KOREA none of the photographs or the file show a registration number also the vehicle was to be completely stripped after the comparison trials the vehicle only carried the wing number 2671

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