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Dodge WC-52 From 2nd hand Accident-free US military vehicle winch (1942)

Dodge WC-52 From 2nd hand Accident-free US military vehicle winch (1942)
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3.002 €
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Manual9343.880 mi
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Country VersionLocation Color
USDE-23968 Gägelow Olive green

Vehicle description

Highlights and General

For sale is a 1942 Dodge WC-52, painted in Olive Green with an interior of weatherstripping.


  • Completely restored
  • Special feature: The paint on the hood is supposed to change color in case of a gas attack
  • Open body: Flexible, open design allowed for versatility and easy mounting of weapons or equipment.
  • High Ground Clearance: High ground clearance design to overcome obstacles and operate in varied terrain.
  • Rugged construction: Sturdy frame construction and solid suspension for durability in wartime operations.
  • Winch

General information about the vehicle

  • Year of manufacture: 1942
  • First registration: 1942
  • Imported from the USA to Austria and then from Austria to Germany
  • Location: 23968 Gägelow, Germany
  • 2 vehicle owners
  • No TÜV
  • H license plate
  • Accident free
  • Not registered
  • No German registration
  • Ready to drive

Model History

  • The Dodge WC-52, an iconic World War II military vehicle, replaced its predecessor, the WC-51. With a robust six-cylinder engine and 3.7-liter displacement, the WC-52 offered reliable performance. Its versatility and off-road capability made it the standard means of transportation for troops and cargo. The WC-52 played a critical role in several theaters of war and shaped the military history of the era.


Exterior and interior

  • Olive green paint
  • Interior made of weatherproof material
  • Repainted

Engine and transmission

  • 3.7-liter inline six-cylinder engine with 93 hp
  • Manual transmission


  • 43,880 mi. Mileage partially traceable.


  • No checkbook available

Tires, brakes, body & underbody.

  • Tires: 70-90
  • Brakes: new
  • Underbody: No rust spots visible, only light flash rust

Known defects

  • There are paint chips and scratches in some places
  • Wear marks in the cabin and outside according to the age
  • Please view the photo gallery and videos for further insight into the vehicle's condition.


Step into history with the 1942 Dodge WC-52, a fully restored military vehicle with an intriguing Olive Green paint job, a rugged 3.7-liter six-cylinder engine and flexible open-top design. The high ground clearance, winch and unique paint on the hood make this vehicle not only historically significant, but also versatile and ready for adventure. Despite some paint chips and age-related marks in the cabin, the Dodge WC-52 presents with 43,880 mi. Mileage and like-new brakes, it is a fascinating relic from wartime days gone by.

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Kickdown check

  • Kickdown photographer was on site
  • Video of the vehicle available
  • Low milage

The description of this auction has been made to the best of the seller's knowledge. The condition of this vehicle is based on the opinion of the seller and may differ from your own opinion. The description and photos are for reference. Kickdown does not guarantee the accuracy of the listing and recommends a viewing. The seller decides whether a viewing can be made. Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of the description and make all necessary inquiries before placing a bid. For this purpose, please use the comments and questions section for additional information. Please read our terms and conditions for more details.

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