For Sale: 1954 Dodge M43 in Tijuana, Baja California

Vehicle Description

1954 M43 military ambulance with trailer, It was exported to Mexico but it can easily be registreded in the United States. , papers in order, it can be legalized in the United States as well, restored with original parts, it has all the parts that were changed or removed for adjustments or aesthetics, it has 3 wheels Extras, the engine was repaired in military workshops in France, it has the original plate on the engine, excellent vehicle for exhibition, people do not stop taking photos and videos when passing.

fender, grille, wheels, running boards, gear stick and many parts were powder coated.

Reasonable offers are accepted.

Additional information obtained:
1954 Dodge M43 Military Ambulance 3/4 Ton 4X4
Known story:  were in the USA Arizona for the last 18 years at least, until December 2018.
This M43 ambulance was assigned to the 5th Airborne Special Forces Group -5 S F G P- A B (MARKED to the right, front bumper side)
The left side of the front bumper shows DET (detachment). on the driver's side.
The fifth SFGP unit served in Vietnam.
All special forces are based and trained in Fort Bragg NC.
Flat-head "Mopar" six-cylinder engine. The T214 is not the original engine of an M43 Originally, this 230 flathead engine was in a 3/4 ton Dodge WW2 WWII vehicle.
It is still a 230 engine, but not the original engine.
This is great. Since it keeps the plate on the ambulance engine. It means that in 1963 the engine was rebuilt in France in an Army rebuilding depot.
They removed the original engine and replaced it with a surplus 230 that was rebuilt. The engine put in was from a 3/4 ton WW2 truck that had been sitting since the end of World War II. The history is very interesting.
The United States has still had troops stationed in France since World War II.
Four-speed manual transmission
Two-speed transfer case
Four-wheel drive with Warn locking hubs
Runs very well
Maintains 45 to 50 PSI oil pressure at all operating speeds when fully heated
It always maintains 180 degrees, even climbing steep slopes or staying idle for long periods in hot desert conditions.


Vehicle Details

  • 1954 Dodge M43
  • Listing ID:CC-1362218
  • Price:$38,000 (OBO)
  • Location:Tijuana, Baja California
  • Year:1954
  • Make:Dodge
  • Model:M43
  • Exterior Color:DESERT SAND
  • Interior Color:DESERT SAND
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:Flat 6
  • Odometer:0
  • Title Status:Clear
  • CD Player:Yes
  • AM/FM Radio:Yes
  • Engine History:Replaced
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Part-time 4WD

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