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  1. I am not an expert on German vehicles and as there are no answers i will make a try. The middle picture is not very sharp but i there could be a Magirus in front and an Opel Blitz behind.
  2. Maybe this youtube can help. All the best Motorfahrer
  3. Austria also used Dodges and GMC and other equipment the Americans gave to the "Bundesheer" when they left Austria in 1955
  4. Richard, thank you for your answer. It as an newspaper article and i am trying to see what how much truth in this story. Austro and British Daimlers only connection is that they were founded with influence of Daimler in Germany. Motorfahrer
  5. Recently the austrian Newspaper "Der Standard" wrote in their car supplement a story relating that the Daimler Dingo has Austrian roots.I will attach the article and pictures in german but i sum up the story: Steyr-Daimler- Puch was developing a small armored vehicle for the Austrian army.ADSK (Austro-Daimler Späh-Karren Austro-Daimler scout cart)weight 3,5 to 3,18 m long, 4 gears + reduction,4 cylinder. 3,6 liters, 60 PS speed 75 km/h. They made 4 pieces for 2 men and 3 pieces for 3 men.The Austrian army was not interested so the investment seemed lost. At that time Britain had a call for bids for a light scout vehicle. Steyr teamed with Morris 1938 and send 4 pieces without engine to Morris. Morris installed one of their engines but needed assistance from Steyr-Daimler-Puch. But at this time Austria went under and was incorporated into the 3.Reich. So the project went to Alvis and Daimler resulting in the Dingo. This design was so successful that 1942 Lancia was ordered to make copies under the "Lince"(Lynx). A historical note is in this article too: When the Dingos of the North Irish Horse Dragons came to the south of Austria in the last days of the war the helped to end atrocities of Tito troops in Bleiburg, Carinthia. Today one prototype of the ADSK exists in the form of the technical similar ADFK (Austro-Daimler Feuerwehr Karren Austro-Daimler Firefighters cart) It would be interesting of the British sources can support this article from Austro-Daimler to British Daimler. Thank you Motorfahrer
  6. Difficult Question. Equipment is very rare here are pictures of an truck at the Heeresgeschichtliches Museum in Vienna https://unterirdisch.de/index.php?threads/w-a-f-lkw-3-5-t-der-k-u-k-armee-im-hgm-wieder-fahrtauglich-gemacht.13972/ So it should have the color researched and correct. Another video of the 38 cm Skoda Mörser at the HGM is here Regards Motorfahrer from Austria
  7. On my computer all the pictures are visible. Was always interesting to read your threads. Regards Motorfahrer from Austria
  8. It is an universal part that fits a civilian car in military service as well. German forces were short on military vehicles and took everything they could lay their hands on. Cheers
  9. Hi this is no windshield but a windshield heater that was on the inside of the shield and with all the rubber it created an airpocket that was heated with the wires to get warm to the windshield. You could control the heat by the knob. Tag says that the apparatus is regulated for 6 Volts and gives instructions how to fix it to the inside.
  10. A Steyr 640 Kommandowagen for the German Wehrmacht built in former Austria
  11. Porsche had experience on electric drive. The Austrian Hungarian Army had the M16 Generatorzugwagen C Zug where a tractor with an electric generator provided power to itself and the trailers to move great loads up small mountain roads or could travel on rails. He came from a electric company first to Lohner and then to Austro Daimler. The Mercedes Mixte was his brainchild too. Motorfahrer
  12. Hi Ron,

    reading of your works on motorcycles with great pleasure i want to send you a picture of births motorcycles in a small museum in Rivoltelle del Garda in Italy. When i saw the motorcycles i thought of your blogs and maybe you find it interesting.


    Motorfahrer from Austria 


  13. Even the Austrian Army got some leftover High Speed Tractors when the Allied Forces left the country in 1955. See this facebook Video of the Traditionsverband Heereskraftfahrwesen. Here more info provided in english http://www.hkfw.at/en/our-vehicles/80-allis-chalmers-m4-high-speed-tractor-18t-2-en Motorfahrer
  14. Try http://www.chain-drive.co.uk were very helpful when i needed a inverted tooth chain for the camshaft of my car. Motorfahrer
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