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ГАЗ 66 - шишига

The Gaz 66 is a Russian 4x4 all-road military truck that was the main transport vehicle for motorised infantry of the Soviet Army and is still employed in former USSR countries.

It has gained legendary status in many countries around the world due to its reliability, simplicity and off-road capability. Thanks to  features such as a front mounted winch, cab over engine design, Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS) and two limited slip differentials the Gaz 66 is extremely popular with armed forces all around the world as well as off-road enthusiasts.

Production ceased in 1999.The Gaz makes a very usable and reliable classic vehicle that turns heads wherever it goes. With typical Russian design it is easy to work on and spares are cheap and freely available via the internet. It makes a fantastic classic camper with good sized insulated box on the back just ready for a conversion of your design. Top speed is about 60 mph with comfortable cruising at about 50 mph giving a fuel return of 16-18 mpg. Higher speeds and off-road travel increase the consumption, but it is not all bad news on fuel. Read about using contaminated fuel in the service section.