Oshkosh M-23, engl.

The four-axle M-23 was the largest airport fire engine in Oshkosh’s portfolio at the time and entered service in 1977. The extinguishing giant is comparable to the vehicles from Faun and Rosenbauer.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

3 man crew
Total weight with load 59358 kg
325 liters of diesel fuel
22712 liters of water
and 1949 liters of AFFF foam concentrate.

Overall length: 14224mm
Overall height: 4191mm
Overall width: 3048mm
Wheelbase: 7722mm
Ground clearance: 381mm
Engine: 2 x 8 cyl. Detroit diesel V-engine with 492 hp, type 8V92T installed front and rear.
Transmission: Automatic Allison Wheels: steel rims 25.0 x 22.0 Tires: Wide Base Radial 26.5×25




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If you dare to build this M-23 as a 1/25th or 1/24th scale model, you could use the Revell Simba kit for wheels and rims. I printed out a 1/25th scale drawing of the M-23 and placed the Simba’s wheels on top of the drawing. They fit 100% like they were made for it. Photo: Oshkosh