[MV] Re: .....and

Douglas Greville (dgrev@apollo.ruralnet.net.au)
Sun, 26 Jul 1998 19:55:59 +0930


> W twin rear axles on an inverted leaf spring,

Interesting, my Greyhound has this configuration. So that would make it
a D?KW.

> When an official designation is short and snappy, and can't be
> confused
> with anything else it will come into general usage.

Good point.

> There are lots of
> alternatives, but the 1/4 ton amphibian is still most referred to as a
> GPA.

Out here the GPA was known as an "Amphib" or as a "Seep" (Sea Jeep).

> I always understood that the 'M' just stood for model,

All this time I thought it meant "M"ilitary, oh well.


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