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|C60S No6 Light Anti-Aircraft tractor||Related pages: New vehicle pictures. John Belfield collection.|
|Ron Fry of Seymour is an army recovery man which stands him in good stead when picking up old MVs.
Ron found this Holden-built Bofors tractor, correctly known as a "Tractors, Artillery No6 (Aust)"
|Sitting on the back of a Ford F60L to keep it off the ground, Ron found this body lying inverted in a creek. The integral spare wheel carrier fits a 13" Bofors trailer wheel on this side and a 10.50-20 on the other.||The roof was badly damaged, so Ron has removed it and has found another, better roof. The rest of the interior was in reasonably good shape. The F60L underneath is a winch chassis.|
|Remains of the original Holden body ID plate are a little hard to establish due to the damege, but it looks like "TAA" for Tractors, Anti-aircraft, number 260. Next line "Model" is Tractor and "cab" is WO for War Office.|
|Next, Ron found this C60S chassis and intended to use it for the tractor, but something better turned up.|
|In a completely unrelated location, and with a massive dose of good luck, Ron found this winch equipped C60S.||But it wasn't until I examined it he learned he actually had a genuine No.6 Artillery Tractor chassis on his hands. "Fair Dinkum?" Was his incredulous remark.|
|The cab sitting on the rear once belonged to a C60X.||Both windscreens are in quite reasonable condition apart from a similar dent in each.|
|This "speaking tube" is unique to the No.6 tractor.|
|Ron has also scored a vehicle with the splash panel intact. These are extremely rare on a Chevrolet.|
|Now, a closer look at that C60X cab, which has a couple of unusual things about it. First is this insert in the rear window...||And second, the cab has a very neat welded join about 12 inches back from the brow.|
|Model WO85 indicates this was once a No.4 Wrecker.|