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Chevrolet G506

Index Chevrolet G506

The Chevrolet G506 trucks were a series of -ton 4x4 trucks produced by Chevrolet and used by the U.S. Army during and after World War II. [1]

29 relations: Beam axle, Chassis, Chevrolet, Engine displacement, Four-wheel drive, General Motors, GMC CCKW 2½-ton 6x6 truck, Horsepower, Hydraulic brake, Krause Publications, Leaf spring, List of U.S. military vehicles by supply catalog designation, List of U.S. Signal Corps vehicles, Ordnance Corps (United States Army), Overhead valve engine, Petrol engine, Pontiac Assembly, Pontiac West Assembly, Red Army, Revolutions per minute, Soviet Union, Straight-six engine, Studebaker US6 2½-ton 6x6 truck, Torque, Transmission (mechanics), United States Army, United States Army Air Forces, World War II, Yellow Coach Manufacturing Company.

Beam axle

A beam axle, rigid axle or solid axle is a dependent suspension design, in which a set of wheels is connected laterally by a single beam or shaft.

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Chassis

A chassis (plural chassis) is the internal framework of an artificial object, which supports the object in its construction and use.

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Chevrolet

Chevrolet, colloquially referred to as Chevy and formally the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Company, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).

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Engine displacement

Engine displacement is the swept volume of all the pistons inside the cylinders of a reciprocating engine in a single movement from top dead centre (TDC) to bottom dead centre (BDC).

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Four-wheel drive

Four-wheel drive, also called 4×4 ("four by four") or 4WD, refers to a two-axled vehicle drivetrain capable of providing torque to all of its wheels simultaneously.

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General Motors

General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.

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GMC CCKW 2½-ton 6x6 truck

The GMC CCKW also known as "Jimmy" was a 2½-ton 6x6 U.S. Army cargo truck that saw heavy service in both World War II and the Korean War.

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Horsepower

Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).

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Hydraulic brake

A hydraulic brake is an arrangement of braking mechanism which uses brake fluid, typically containing glycol ethers or diethylene glycol, to transfer pressure from the controlling mechanism to the braking mechanism.

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Krause Publications

Krause Publications is a publisher of leisure-time and enthusiast magazines and books located in Iola, Wisconsin.

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Leaf spring

A leaf spring is a simple form of spring commonly used for the suspension in wheeled vehicles.

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List of U.S. military vehicles by supply catalog designation

This is the G-series List of U.S. military vehicles by supply catalog designation. The U.S. Army Ordnance Corps Supply Catalog used an alpha-numeric system, based on a Standard Nomenclature List from about the mid-1920s to about 1958, in which the G-series numbers were designated to represent the various U.S. military vehicles and directly related materiel.

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List of U.S. Signal Corps vehicles

This is a list of vehicles used by the U.S. Army Signal Corps from World War I through World War II.

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Ordnance Corps (United States Army)

The United States Army Ordnance Corps, formerly the United States Army Ordnance Department, is a Sustainment branch of the United States Army, headquartered at Fort Lee, Virginia.

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Overhead valve engine

An overhead valve engine (OHV engine), or "pushrod engine", is a reciprocating piston engine whose poppet valves are sited in the cylinder head.

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Petrol engine

A petrol engine (known as a gasoline engine in American English) is an internal combustion engine with spark-ignition, designed to run on petrol (gasoline) and similar volatile fuels.

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Pontiac Assembly

Pontiac Assembly was one of four General Motors assembly plants in Pontiac, Michigan located along Baldwin Avenue.

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Pontiac West Assembly

Pontiac West Assembly was one of several General Motors assembly plants in Pontiac, Michigan located along South Boulevard West and Franklin Road.

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Red Army

The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия (РККА), Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya (RKKA), frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия (КА), Krasnaya armiya (KA), in English: Red Army, also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde, Army of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and, after 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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Revolutions per minute

Revolutions per minute (abbreviated rpm, RPM, rev/min, r/min) is the number of turns in one minute.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Straight-six engine

The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).

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Studebaker US6 2½-ton 6x6 truck

The Studebaker US6 (G630) was a series of 2½-ton 6x6 and 5-ton 6x4 trucks manufactured by the Studebaker Corporation and REO Motor Car Company during World War II.

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Torque

Torque, moment, or moment of force is rotational force.

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Transmission (mechanics)

A transmission is a machine in a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of the power.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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United States Army Air Forces

The United States Army Air Forces (USAAF or AAF), informally known as the Air Force, was the aerial warfare service of the United States of America during and immediately after World War II (1939/41–1945), successor to the previous United States Army Air Corps and the direct predecessor of the United States Air Force of today, one of the five uniformed military services.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yellow Coach Manufacturing Company

The Yellow Coach Manufacturing Company (informally Yellow Coach) was an early manufacturer of passenger buses in the United States.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevrolet_G506

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