You are bidding on a recently released from the UK MoD a Foden 8x6 DROPS LHD Hook Loader.
This vehicle will be supplied with the military release certificate.
The speedometer shows 38,081km however this cannot be verified for accuracy.
This vehicle starts, runs and drives.
Date in to service 06/09/1994
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 Mk4 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 350MX Eagle 12.7litre Straight 6 Turbo Diesel, 350bhp 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 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 Air brakes GKN axles
Fuel capacity 272 litres – 500km range.
Dimensions Length: 9.50m
Height: 3.40m (Cab top)
Weight: 32,960kg GVW - 17,960kg ULW
We recommend you view this vehicle before you bid. This vehicle has not been checked by our workshops.
PLEASE NOTE THIS VEHICLE WILL REQUIRE A FULL EXPORT LICENCE IF SOLD OUTSIDE OF THE UK AT A CHARGE OF £300 PER VEHICLE.