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August 2013 Backward Glances Schwimm Interior

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As with any military vehicle in any army, this interior is for the young, the limber, and the tough. The driving position is not bad, even for fairly tall folks, but you need acrobatic skills to get in. The racks on either side of the cockpit hold 50-round ammo drums for the MG34. The lever behind the main gearshift engages the four-wheel drive. Back is rear drive, the middle position is four-wheel and forward engages the creeper gear (5.86:1, normal first is 3.60:1) when the main shifter is in Neutral

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