Converto Dump Trailer

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WC 56
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Converto Dump Trailer

Post by WC 56 »

Hello,

I've got a Converto trailer in nice condition for the MB. :D
The little trailer will get a complete restoration in the next weeks, the original Lunette Eye and the stanchion will be replaced, the welded catches on the sides will be removed. New or better tires, sandblasting and new painting.
Does anybody know where the frame number, if existent, is located?
Is it possible to get a identification plate as a good original reproduction?

Greetings,
Stephan
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sounds like a question for the G
http://www.g503.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=18

thats where all the 1/4 ton experts hang out.
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Re: Converto Dump Trailer

Post by Ken J »

Still really neat, though. Thanks for posting the pics!
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Very nice trailer
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Re: Converto Dump Trailer

Post by EJOWest »

Nice Trailer!

Here is a link to a website about converto trailers.....

http://1942willys.homestead.com/converto.html

You can submit your convertro info here to add to the list.....

http://1942willys.homestead.com/Convertosubmit.html
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Re: Converto Dump Trailer

Post by MPMB45 »

LOOKS GOOD.....! If you need any detailed pic's - ask me I can take them and post them here for ya - but you will need to do so by this Sunday as I sold mine and it is going bye bye Sunday afternoon ! Have fun w/ it they are cool little trailers....
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Re: Converto Dump Trailer

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Hello,

thank you all for the kind words and the Links, of course. :)

MPMB45, is it possible that you can take me a picture from the lunette mounting and how it is welded at the top of the frame?

Yes, I would like the Converto to the list, but I still don't know the year of construction and the Frame/Registration number. I only know, that there were no taillights and no wirering at any time. Is it right, that Converto's don't have a stamped Frame-number?

Greetings,
Stephan
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Willys MBT, Bj. '43
Converto dump trailer, Bj. '43
Weasel M29c, Bj. '45

The story of 2 Unimog and their 4x4 friends: http://www.allrad-oldtimer.com
A website for a legendary WWII-vehicle: http://www.studebaker-weasel.com
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'43 MBT 31437 ACM 55748 7-43
'41 Dodge WC13 6-23-41 #8682973
Location: Forestville, CA *Where there are "NO WWII WC-13's" except mine! :)

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Post by MPMB45 »

Yeah no problem ... Give me a day or so and I'll take a few pics and post them for you - I see a few things you might need pics of and yes "No frame numbers" - only the front data plate.
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'45 MB 440049
'45 GPW 271435 "Patches"
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'45 Converto #4348 USA #0878446
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'43 MBT 31437 ACM 55748 7-43
'41 Dodge WC13 6-23-41 #8682973
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Post by MPMB45 »

Stephan.

I haven't forgotten about you - I took a few pics for you. It's just I don't have the Internet at home everything here I do is off my phone....so if you haven't gotten any pics yet from anyone I will get them out to you Monday from work- sorry for the delay!
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'41 Dodge WC-13
'45 MB 422872
'45 MB 440049
'45 GPW 271435 "Patches"
'43 MB 225948
'45 Converto #4348 USA #0878446
'43 MBT 31437 ACM 55748 7-43
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Re: Converto Dump Trailer

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Hi MPMB45,

no problem, don't hurry... :wink:

Greetings,
Stephan
Willys MB,Bj. '43
Willys MBT, Bj. '43
Converto dump trailer, Bj. '43
Weasel M29c, Bj. '45

The story of 2 Unimog and their 4x4 friends: http://www.allrad-oldtimer.com
A website for a legendary WWII-vehicle: http://www.studebaker-weasel.com
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Re: Converto Dump Trailer

Post by WC 56 »

Hello,
here a intermediate result: :wink:
the trailer got a new paint, a replaced stanchion, the ball-hitch is gone. It also got Good-Year tires in good condition, still with wrong rims, the combat-rims will be mounted next week. Also, the markings are missing.

Greetings,
Stephan
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Converto dump trailer, Bj. '43
Weasel M29c, Bj. '45

The story of 2 Unimog and their 4x4 friends: http://www.allrad-oldtimer.com
A website for a legendary WWII-vehicle: http://www.studebaker-weasel.com
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Stephan, The trailer looks GREAT. Keep up the good work and keep the pictures coming. Tom
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My garage: '45 MB 422872 "Gomer"
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'44Converto #4348 USA #0878446
'43 MBT 31437 ACM 55748 7-43
'41 Dodge WC13 6-23-41 #8682973
Location: Forestville, CA *Where there are "NO WWII WC-13's" except mine! :)

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Post by MPMB45 »

Okay finally some pic's for ya.....you might have these things but these are a lot of times what people ask for as they are missing....!
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Matt Parry
http://photobucket.com/albums/b276/MP1945/
'41 Dodge WC-13
'45 MB 422872
'45 MB 440049
'45 GPW 271435 "Patches"
'43 MB 225948
'45 Converto #4348 USA #0878446
'43 MBT 31437 ACM 55748 7-43
WC 56
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Re: Converto Dump Trailer

Post by WC 56 »

Hi Matt,

thank you for the helpful pictures! :D

Greetings,
Stephan
Willys MB,Bj. '43
Willys MBT, Bj. '43
Converto dump trailer, Bj. '43
Weasel M29c, Bj. '45

The story of 2 Unimog and their 4x4 friends: http://www.allrad-oldtimer.com
A website for a legendary WWII-vehicle: http://www.studebaker-weasel.com