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Japanese tanks and related

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Old Wombat:
Oh, the old RSL would have loved that! :-X

Story:
Life imitates art - faux Type 95 based on a "modified M5 High Speed tractor as the main chassis and the power train consists of a 454 Chevy V8 Engine backed by a Turbo 400 Transmission, it has a Holley carburetor, electronic ignition and a top speed of 30 MPH."
https://ww2live.com/en/content/world-war-2-sale-reproduction-japanese-type-95-ha-go-light-tank-just-135000

M.A.D:

--- Quote from: GTX_Admin on September 30, 2021, 02:53:20 AM ---I was just reading how the Type 74 (pictured below) was considered early on by the ADF when they were looking for a Centurion replacement:



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Please tell us more GTX!😯😛

MAD

GTX_Admin:
Uh oh...now I'm going to have to work out what I was reading back then...errr... :-\

GTX_Admin:
Ah, that's where:



The Type 74 was considered a very strong contender originally and was recommended for further trials until they received the full technical details and discovered that it had been designed around a max crewman height of 1.68 , considerably shorter than many Australian crew.  the internal volume was also comparatively small. 

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