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VOLVO TP21 Military Sugga 915

  • Location: Coogee, WA, Australia
  • Make: Volvo
  • Model: SUGGA TP21 RAPTG 915
  • SubModel: 915
  • Type: Sedan
  • Year: 1957
  • Mileage: 10000
  • VIN: 428
  • Engine size: 3.6 litre
  • Number of cylinders: 6
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: 4 speed low and high range transfer case
  • Drive type: 4WD
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Diff-locks front and rear axle, vacuum operated
  • Vehicle Title: Clean

1957 Volvo SUGGA TP21 RAPTG 915 Description

NOTE: located in Perth, Western Australia

Where it is road Registered and running

Can be shipped worldwide from Port of Fremantle, International Roll-on Roll-off vehicle ships visiting weekly

Total only 720 cars built (1953-58) military off-road vehicle

This vehicle is all original. Drive train and interior.

- includes original bike rack and Swedish army bicycle

Made for the Swedish armed forces,

Raptgb 915 (military name),

TP21/P2104 (Volvo military designation),

the well proven "ED9" 90hp (67kW), 3.67 litre inline 6 side-valve petrol engine.

The engine is mated to a Volvo "E9" 4-speed non-synchronised gearbox

The transfer case has two additional "gear levers";

one for selecting High or Low range giving eight speeds and extreme low speed off-road hill climbing power

The second transfer case lever is for engaging front wheel drive

In addition this vehicle has vacuum operated diff locks; front and rear axles.

i.e. when engaging 4WD and both diff locks all four wheels are mechanically locked together

- slip can only happen with all four wheels slipping at the same speed ...

Swedish Nickname: Suggan" (in english "sow" - adult female pig)

The vehicle comes with full Volvo drivers and workshop manuals,

- in Swedish but very detailed with lots of pictures covering all maintenance and repair work procedures

Also complete with full parts list,

- all parts with exploded views and Volvo part numbers

- rare and very handy to have

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