/// foden 8x6 drops
- Product group
- CARGO TRUCKS
- foden (paccar)
- 8X6 DROPS, mulitlift
year : 1997
FODEN 8x6 Logistic Support Truck with EXCELLENT CROSS COUNTRY CAPACITY
The Foden 8x6 DROPS (Demountable Rack Off Pickup System) is a logistical support vehicle designed for flexible delivery of a range of cargoes in arduous conditions.
The vehicle features the Multi Lift / Load Handling system, which is capable of uplifting 15,000kg of cargo on purpose built flat racks and able to switch between, lift, tip and slide configuration with 3rd service connections for additional hydraulic powered equipment.
Using the appropriate Flat Rack, these vehicles are able to lift, transport and deploy a 20ft ISO container.
The 8 × 6 IMMLC vehicles use a 10 ton capacity forward steering drive axle, a second steer axle also of 10 ton capacity, and 20 ton double drive rear bogies, all manufactured by GKN.
Engine: Perkins 350E Eagle / 12.7litre Straight 6 Turbo Diesel, 350bhp (EUR 2 emisssion code)
Gearbox: Automatic ZF 6 HP 600 – Ecomat 6 forward 1 reverse gear with lockable torque converter.
Steering: Left Hand Drive Power assisted.
Suspension: Semi Elliptic 3 leaf springs with telescopic hydraulic shock absorbers, double acting on both front axles only.
Tyres: 20.5 x 25R Michelin (high flotation)
Brakes: Main – Air, dual line dual circuit.
Parking – Spring brake actuator.
6 wheel drive with cross diff and inter axle diff locks.
GKN hub reduction
Fuel capacity 272 litres – 500km range.
Height: 3.40m (Cab top)
Weight: 32,960kg GVW - 17,960kg ULW