Re: [MV] M109A2

From: James Shanks (
Date: Thu Feb 06 2003 - 00:46:10 PST


         The major difference is the engine power wise and size wise.
M-109A2 uses a LD-427 (Cubic Inch) whereas the M-109A3 uses the LDT-465-1C
or D engine. The 427 just didn't cut it as far as the Army was concerned
reliability wasn't quite up to spec and power needed to be increased.

James Shanks
MVPA 23128
1998 IMZ 8.103 Russian OD paint job right from the Factory. (Built in the
original plant in Irbit, Siberia, Russia. Comes complete with sidecar. Sold
in US as The
Ural Tourist.
1984 HD FLHT-C

At 12:22 PM 2/5/03 -0500, Joe Scheaffer wrote:
>I was just wondering, what is the difference in a M109A2 and an M109A3?
>I assume a M109A2 is same as an M35A2 but with a van body. What about a
>M109A3? Is it the same as an M35A3?
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