Weatherill L62B

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Weatherill L62B

Post #1 by essexpete » Fri Jan 13, 2017 11:59 pm

Looks like quite a strait example out of a builders merchant's yard:

Perhaps John T might date it a little? The early ones used a Leyland 400 and later on a Perkins 6.354
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Re: Weatherill L62B

Post #2 by Jeremy Rowland » Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:01 pm

There used to be quite a few of these knocking around in scrap yards and recycling yards by where I live, sadly all gone now; this one has an unusual air-filter setup :think:

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Re: Weatherill L62B

Post #3 by essexpete » Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:15 pm

Right up out of the dust?


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Re: Weatherill L62B

Post #4 by john » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:12 pm

Looking at the pic it looks like L62B /9 short wheel base Leyland 401 engine Clark transmission centrax axles and the colour look like Hoveringhams the cab doors would have the logo on them the exhaust and air cleaner are non standard


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Re: Weatherill L62B

Post #5 by essexpete » Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:41 pm

Was the short wheel base just an option for tighter maneuverability ?


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Re: Weatherill L62B

Post #6 by john » Sun Jan 22, 2017 3:08 pm

No that used to be the standard wheel base they extended it when the driver protective cab and ROPS/FOPS cab came into production as they required stronger mountings these where the series 2 machines


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