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C202 and 903

Tomas Monsen: The 903 is the predecessor to the C202. The 903 Series was developed for the military in the 1950s & 1960s. The C202 was developed for the civilian market in the mid 1970s.

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C202
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C202
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903
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903

Volvo C303

The Volvo C303 4×4 has portal axles and vacuum operated differential locks front and rear. Power comes from Volvo's straight-6 petrol motor.

Like any forward control design, a steep descent can be exciting, but the C303 is wider and more stable than the C202.

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1970s, C303 forward control, 5-door, hard-top (panel van) 4×4;
loa 4240mm, width 1930mm, height 2130mm, wheelbase 2300mm, track 1540mm/1540mm, grnd clearance 380mm, turning radius 5m; approach 45°, departure 45°;
weight 2250kg (unladen); GVM 3450kg;
Volvo B30, 2982cc, petrol, 6-cyls, 2×Carbs, 2-valves/cyl, ohv;
bore 88.9mm, stroke 80mm, c.r. 9.3:1;
power 92kW at 4250rpm, torque 220Nm at 2800rpm;
transmission 4m, part-time 4WD, 2-speed transfer case, portal axles with hub reduction gears, front and rear diff' locks;
suspension live-leaf/live-leaf, brakes drum/drum;
tyres 9×16", fuel tank 85L;
Notes: C304 LWB cab-chassis
4140 military soft-top, 4141 military hard-top
C306 / 4143 6×6 version, there was also an 8×8 prototype.
6 by 6, green
in 2011
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