essexpete wrote:Jeremy Rowland wrote:Thanks Fred I am not at all surprised that the Foden chassis was purpose built the visual look of the crane is huge compared to the truck it is mounted on, reckon it would have crushed a standard chassis.
The all up weight was only 22tons, not too bad for an 8 wheeler. Looks like the axles are non standard? Perhaps the reduction type?
Pete looks like Foden's standard rear axle to me; I have forgotten now but they may just be a worm and wheel as opposed to a crown wheel and pinion?