±Recent Visitors

Recent Visitors to Com-Central!

±User Info-big


Welcome Anonymous

Nickname
Password

Membership:
Latest: Harold_Biondo
New Today: 0
New Yesterday: 0
Overall: 6644

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 115
Total: 115
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Community Forums
02: CPGlang
03: Home
04: Home
05: Community Forums
06: Community Forums
07: Community Forums
08: Home
09: Community Forums
10: CPGlang
11: Community Forums
12: Community Forums
13: Community Forums
14: Community Forums
15: Community Forums
16: Home
17: CPGlang
18: Home
19: Community Forums
20: Community Forums
21: Community Forums
22: Community Forums
23: Home
24: Community Forums
25: Community Forums
26: CPGlang
27: Community Forums
28: Community Forums
29: Community Forums
30: Community Forums
31: CPGlang
32: Community Forums
33: Community Forums
34: Community Forums
35: Community Forums
36: Community Forums
37: Community Forums
38: Community Forums
39: Downloads
40: Home
41: Community Forums
42: Community Forums
43: Community Forums
44: Home
45: Home
46: Statistics
47: Community Forums
48: Photo Gallery
49: Community Forums
50: Community Forums
51: Home
52: Community Forums
53: Community Forums
54: Community Forums
55: Statistics
56: Community Forums
57: Community Forums
58: Community Forums
59: Community Forums
60: Community Forums
61: Community Forums
62: Community Forums
63: Community Forums
64: Community Forums
65: Community Forums
66: Community Forums
67: Home
68: Community Forums
69: Community Forums
70: Community Forums
71: Photo Gallery
72: Member Screenshots
73: Home
74: Community Forums
75: Community Forums
76: Photo Gallery
77: Home
78: Community Forums
79: Community Forums
80: Photo Gallery
81: Home
82: Home
83: Community Forums
84: Community Forums
85: Photo Gallery
86: Community Forums
87: Home
88: Community Forums
89: Community Forums
90: CPGlang
91: Community Forums
92: Community Forums
93: Community Forums
94: Community Forums
95: Home
96: Community Forums
97: Community Forums
98: Home
99: Community Forums
100: Community Forums
101: Community Forums
102: Community Forums
103: Community Forums
104: Community Forums
105: Home
106: Community Forums
107: Your Account
108: Photo Gallery
109: Community Forums
110: Community Forums
111: Community Forums
112: Home
113: Community Forums
114: Home
115: Community Forums

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
M48 serial numbers questions
The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page     Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
BB-61
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Apr 09, 2009
Posts: 68
Location: Yuma, AZ
PostPosted: Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:50 am
Post subject: M48 serial numbers questions

I work out at the Yuma Proving Ground in AZ.
We have a number of old AFV's around the range used as target tugs/targets.
This week at one of our gun positions there was 2 M48 hulks w/o turrets.
The serial number on the 1st hulk was 9252A1 with A1D325 stamped also.
The 2nd hulk serial# was 8146 with A1D315.
My questions are, what is the A1 for and what are the A1D#s?
Are these for modifications?
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Joe_D
Power User

Offline Offline
Joined: Jan 29, 2006
Posts: 2059
Location: Razorback Country
PostPosted: Sat Oct 02, 2021 6:33 pm
Post subject: Re: M48 serial numbers questions

BB-61,

Those Serial Numbers (A1D315 and A1D325) should be from M247 SGT York's. A1D is the prefix used to ID the M247 system. If you are lucky you might find a stamped Registration Number just to the right of the drivers right side headlamp guard. Should be a six digit alpha numeric number starting with JZ. The M247 hull is unique with additional items welded on. Here is a picture of the front, which shows the power access box left of the hatch and air intake below the heater exhaust.



Hope this helps, would be real interesting if these didn't have these modifications.

_________________
Joe_D
Back to top
View user's profile Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic    Reply to topic    Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index ›  AFV News Discussion Board
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 6 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You cannot download files in this forum