Military Vehicles, June 1997,: [MV] M37 Rear Axles

[MV] M37 Rear Axles

Whiskey_Bravo (
Tue, 17 Jun 1997 22:23:22 -0400

Hi y'all..

Anybody ever had trouble with regularly breaking M37 rear axles? Seems
we went through a pile of them over a several-year period, not just
doing off-road, but any time someone was a bit too heavy on a clutch.
Any comments?

Geoff Winnington-Ball
Markham, Ontario, Canada

ex-Ford 15 CWT CMP
have crewed M4A3E8 Sherman (sober and drunk)
have lived in M37 Radio Truck (mostly drunk)
have drowned M38 in river (totally sober)
have dug Universal Carrier out of 20 yrs imprisonment in muddy field
(should have been drunk)
have crossed two miles of Lake Ontario's worst weather in DUKW (now THAT
was a story..)
have eaten lunch on Tiger II in La Gleize, Belgium (ghosts in the

...and currently have pathological desire to acquire WWII light armour
(point of no return)

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