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Old 18-03-20, 18:11
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Default 1-ton 2 wheel GS trailer, popularly know as the "Ben Hur" trailer

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Originally Posted by Hanno Spoelstra View Post
The F60B in the top picture is towing a 1-ton 2 wheel GS trailer, popularly know as the "Ben Hur" trailer after the Ben Hur Mfg Co. They were also built by American Trailer, Bantam, Checker Cab Mfg Co and various other manufacturers - apparently Willys as well (ref. Richard's note).
This question came up on another forum, so also sharing info from David Hayward's book on Pearson's of Liverpool here.

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This text is not entirely correct: 1-ton trailers were not used with Jeeps, nor was the "F60B converted to SP units and the trailers re-allocated for further use" - the F60B was a SP unit from the onset.

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