GMC Compresseur Leroi Restoration

In september 2019, a GMC CCKW 353 equipped with a Leroi compressor joined the UNIVEM collection. The truck is almost complete and in good shape but several details are to be fixed (gear box, oil leak in the engine, electrical wiring,…).   A first diassemblage is done with the engine in December 2019.   Eventually,…

Rétromobile 2020

  UNIVEM was there for the 45th Retromobile, in Paris, one of the biggest vintage vehicle show in the world. This year again, the stand was shared with the Saumur Tank Museum. The theme was about the 1940 Battle of France. We brought the Laffly / V15T while they brought a newly restored Somua S35…

GMC CCKW 353 Leroi Compressor

History With a total of 562 500 units produced, the GMC CCKW is the WWII emblematic light truck, released in numerous variants : cargo, gasoline tanker, water tanker, workshop, artillery tractor, compressor, tipper truck, amphibious truck etc…. This model is equipped with a compressor built by the Leroi company (implanted in Milwaukee, Wisconsin). This truck was…

A new GMC for UNIVEM

A GMC CCKW 353 equipped with a Leroi was added to the collection of UNIVEM in september 2019. The vehicle has all its specialised tools. The gearbox has to be put in place again. A new coat of paint is needed to make the truck looking as new. To be continued!