Question on the JGSDF Type 74's tracks...

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Question on the JGSDF Type 74's tracks...

Joined: April 12th, 2007, 10:42 pm

August 17th, 2012, 8:03 am #1

I have a couple of pix that show the Type 74 tracks with the 'rubber' track pads. " " It looks alot like the T97E2 tracks from the M48 and earily M60's... Anybody have any knowledge on this???

TIA!

Matt
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Joined: May 18th, 2004, 2:57 pm

August 17th, 2012, 3:13 pm #2



M48's track looks to be wider.

RobG
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Joined: April 12th, 2007, 10:42 pm

August 17th, 2012, 4:18 pm #3

Yeah, Finally got off my butt and searched the stash for my M48A3, and compared them with the Type74's... Although the track-pads seen in the pic are similar, the M48's tracks are alot wider...

Thanks Rob for the assist!!!

Matt
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Joined: December 14th, 2003, 7:51 pm

August 18th, 2012, 12:49 am #4

I have a couple of pix that show the Type 74 tracks with the 'rubber' track pads. " " It looks alot like the T97E2 tracks from the M48 and earily M60's... Anybody have any knowledge on this???

TIA!

Matt
They look much more like M47 tracks or the original Leopard 1 tracks.
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Joined: April 12th, 2007, 10:42 pm

August 18th, 2012, 2:03 am #5

After looking at an M47 tracks without the track pad... VERY similar... Don't have any in the stash though...

Matt
Last edited by Matt Ponas on August 18th, 2012, 2:04 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Joined: November 1st, 2005, 2:48 pm

August 20th, 2012, 11:00 am #6

..if M26 Pershing/M46 Patton track do fit, the're (T84E1) available as indy-link tracks from AFV Club, 35037.
Best regards,
Tomas Enerdal
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