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M151 Mutt 1/4 Ton 4x4

Utility Truck


Country of Origin/Used by: USA
First Produced/Service Dates: 1960
Manufactured by: Kaiser Jeep Corporation (From 1960)
Crew: 1-3
Armament: Normally unarmed.  However, weapons could be mounted which included: (1) or (2) M60 7.62mm Light Machine Guns or (1) M2HB .50 cal Heavy MG.
Engine: 4 Cylinder Gasoline
Miscellaneous Info: The sequence of production for the series was the first M151 prototype in 1952, the second prototype in 1954 and a third series in 1956. Actual production started in 1960, with the M151A1 series starting in 1964 and the M151A2 in 1970. By 1978 all production of new M151s had ceased. Equipment options for the M151 included, Deep Water Fording (to 60 in./1524 mm), 100 Amp alternator, Heater, Winterization kit, Hardtop, Door side curtains and top,
Data Sheet Available: M151 Mutt Datasheet (By David Haugh)


Reference Source/Provider
M151 Mutt Photos [Taken at 1st US Infantry Division Museum (Cantigny) - Wheaton, Illinois USA] Patrick Keenan - Editor
M151 Mutt Hardtop Photos Joseph Leong - Anchorage, Alaska USA
  M151 Mutt Photos US Army via Dave Haugh - Content Editor
    Willys-Overland XM151 Prototype Photos Patrick Keenan

References Available


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1/4 Ton M151 "Mutt" (Warmachines: Military Photo File #14) Willy Peeters & Francois Verlinden

"Hound Dog: Ford Motor Company" (March 2008 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

James Lyle

"Jeeps in Camera: (M151 Mutt) (August 2008 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Mark Askew

"Jeeps in Camera: "Jeeps In Camera (Unusual Variants of the M151 Mutt)" (May 2009  Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Mark Askew
M151 "Mutt" and Variants, The - Armored/Wheeled Fighting Vehicle Data #3 Deon Adams
M151 Mutt In Action (Squadron/Signal Publications #12051)

Book Review by Patrick Keenan - Editor
David Doyle

"Mutt In Vietnam: On Patrol" (April 2006 Issue of Military Machines International Magazine)

Blaine Taylor
Operator's Manual for the 1/4 Ton 4x4, M151 Series (PP015)- US Technical Manual Portrayal Press
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
M151 Mutt Model Kit Legend Productions 1/35 Full Resin Kit
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information
M151 Engine and Accessories (3002) CMK 1/35 Resin
M151 Mutt Weighted Wheels (35768) FC Model Trend 1/35 3D Printed Resin; For the Tamiya Kits
M151 Mutt Accessory Set - Vietnam (LF1051) Legend Productions 1/35 Resin and Photo Etched Brass
M151 Mutt Tires and Wheels (0086) Trakz 1/35 Resin.

Model Photos

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