Bedford M series


Bedford M series

The Bedford M series was a commercial vehicle chassis, the first variants of which were made in 1939. It is a normal control 4-wheel chassis designed to carry loads of 2-3 tons. There were two wheelbase lengths offered -- 10' 0" or 11' 11" -- and each was fitted with the standard 6-cylinder 27.34 hp petrol engine.

A 4-speed gearbox with single dry plate clutch delivered power to a floating rear axle with spiral bevel final drive. Brakes were Lockheed hydraulic type and servo assisted operating on all four wheels.

Seven variants of the M series chassis were offered. Their designations were:

;MS - short (10'0") wheelbase
*MSZ : chassis only
*MSC : chassis and cab
*MSD : dropside lorry
*MST : end tipper;ML - long (11'11") wheelbase
*MLZ : chassis only
*MLC : chassis and cab
*MLD : dropside lorry

External links

* [http://www.bedford-world.com Bedford World - your one stop website for all things Bedford]
** [http://www.bedford-world.com/bedfordregister.htm The Bedford Register worlds largest owners club & registry]


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