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M606/CJ-3B 1/4-Ton "Jeep" 4x4 Utility Vehicle



Country of Origin/Used by: USA and many others.
First Produced/Service Dates: 1963
Manufactured by: Willys/Kaiser Jeep International Corporation (Oakland, California USA)
Crew/Pass: 1/3
Armament: As fitted by user.
Engine: 4 Cylinder Gasoline (Willys F4-134 producing 71hp)
Miscellaneous Info: This vehicle was also produced by Mitsubishi in Japan as the CJ3B-J4 and J4C. US built machines had either 6-volt or 12-volt electrical systems, while Mitsubishi built vehicles usually had water-proof 24-volt electrics. All three types were in service in South Vietnam at the same time and used by both US and RSVN forces.  This vehicle followed the M38/CJ-3A Jeep in production.
Data Sheet Available:   M606 (CJ-3B) Data Sheet by Dave Haugh


Reference Source/Provider
  CJ-38 Jeep Photo (Congo) Derek Redmond of CJ3Binfo.com
M606 (CJ-3B) Jeep Information & Photos Dave Haugh - Content Editor
    CJ-3B Jeep Photos (Irish) Glen Phelan - Dublin, Ireland

References Available


Reference Source/Provider

CJ-3B Jeep Infoformation & Photos



Reference Author
Military Vehicles of the World Christopher F. Foss
Observer's Military Vehicles Directory from 1945, The Bart H. Vanderveen
U.S. Military Wheeled Vehicles Fred W. Crismon

Hobby Modeling

Kits and Accessories

Model Kit Manufacturer Scale Other Information
M606/CJ-3B Jeep Model Kit (F3047) MMK 1/35 Multi-Media
M606 RAAF Jeep Model Kit (F3061) MMK 1/35 Multi-Media.  Represents a Royal Australian Air Force M606/CJ-3B Jeep.
Mitsubishi CJ3B-J4A Jeep Model Kit (OM35001) Okuno 1/35 Injection Molded Plastic?
Aftermarket Set Manufacturer Scale Other Information

Model Photos

Reference Source/Provider
Irish CJ-3B Jeep Model Photos (1/35 Converted) "Mecanix" - Skellig Michael, Ireland