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M170 Jeep Ambulance and Radio Truck (G-758)
The M-170 Truck, Ambulance: Front Line, 1/4-Ton, 4x4 was a variant of the M-38A1 military jeep, with its body lengthened by twenty inches, heavier suspension, and provisions for three patients on litters. The spare tire and jerry can of the M-170 were mounted in the body tub next to the passenger seat. Other differences from the M-38A1 included interior lighting, fender well storage compartments, crash pads, and a tailgate.
The same M-170 vehicle was also outfitted as a radio truck and a few for other purposes. A total of 4,155 of the M-170 model were produced from 1953 to 1963.
Manuals for the Truck, Ambulance: Front Line, 1/4-Ton, 4x4 M-170 are generally combined with the M-38A1 and include:
Dates given are for one edition of the manual, others may have been issued at different dates.
The M-170 Ambulance dataplates give the Ordnance Stock Number as G2758-8358686. The Willys factory called it the MD-A.
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