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FoxArkan #681 Posted Dec 01 2017 - 01:59

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View PostLife_In_Black, on Nov 16 2015 - 05:03, said:

Why on earth are Chilean tanks so hard to find information on? Seriously here, I know the Chilean M-51s and M-50s got new  engines, most sites claiming Detroit Diesel 8V-71Ts, yet Thomas Gannon's Israeli Sherman book, as well as a few other things I've seen claim they were Continental diesel engines. I'm also fairly certain the Chilean M-51s and M-50s had redesigned engine decks too, so it shouldn't be that hard to find information on them. Yet it is.

 

I realize this post is a couple of years old, but i found some info in this subject that may still be of your interest. In this spanish site (http://faroportales....o-de-chile.html) they state the following:

 

"En el M-51, se decide instalar un diesel Detroit 8V71 TA con sistema After Cooler, importados por la empresa Jaras S.A. Dada la zona en que operan (desierto de Atacama), se le adapta un radiador diseñado en Chile por Radiadores Gallardo."

 

So, a  Detroit 8V71 TA with a After Cooler system, and also a chilean designed new radiator due to the harsh conditions this tanks faced on they ops area, the Atacama desert.

 


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tanopasman62 #682 Posted Dec 01 2017 - 02:02

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We have enough clone tanks with the Chinese tech tree, NO.

Life_In_Black #683 Posted Dec 01 2017 - 02:37

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View PostFoxArkan, on Nov 30 2017 - 19:59, said:

 

I realize this post is a couple of years old, but i found some info in this subject that may still be of your interest. In this spanish site (http://faroportales....o-de-chile.html) they state the following:

 

"En el M-51, se decide instalar un diesel Detroit 8V71 TA con sistema After Cooler, importados por la empresa Jaras S.A. Dada la zona en que operan (desierto de Atacama), se le adapta un radiador diseñado en Chile por Radiadores Gallardo."

 

So, a  Detroit 8V71 TA with a After Cooler system, and also a chilean designed new radiator due to the harsh conditions this tanks faced on they ops area, the Atacama desert.

 

 

Thank you, I think I came across that site before and it's not quite so bad now in terms of data. Sadly, Thomas Gannon's 2nd edition of Israeli Sherman seems to have left out much of the information and pictures on the ex-Israeli SLA and Chilean Shermans. Although he does confirm that the SLA had several M-51s, which was only really rumored to be the case before.

 

View Posttanopasman62, on Nov 30 2017 - 20:02, said:

We have enough clone tanks with the Chinese tech tree, NO.

 

You say that, yet given most players wanted the Chinese TDs to be released outside of CHina, the vast majority of players would seem to disagree with you.

RanLSX #684 Posted Feb 12 2018 - 22:59

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4hunter1 #685 Posted Dec 04 2018 - 19:33

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Hey
Is there any update or something new about this topic?
I see that there has been no update for a year.
I would like to see Israeli tanks in the game

Life_In_Black #686 Posted Jan 02 2019 - 23:09

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View Post4hunter1, on Dec 04 2018 - 13:33, said:

Hey
Is there any update or something new about this topic?
I see that there has been no update for a year.
I would like to see Israeli tanks in the game

 

Sorry, haven't had much interest in WoT over the past year or so. Had a lot of crap happen in my personal life, and between that and the increasingly terrible direction WoT has been taking history (like throwing out multiple historical options for an Italian tree just to invent multiple tanks out of thin air, or the Polish tech tree), I just don't have the motivation anymore. Maybe inspiration will strike sometime, as I'd like to see Israeli tanks in the game too. I just shudder to think what Wargaming might do to them.

Grintch #687 Posted Feb 21 2019 - 21:22

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View Postrover5700heirloom, on Mar 08 2015 - 22:21, said:

I'd like to see a Israeli tech tree but I doubt it will ever happen. I think a Arab tech tree would work well also.

 

In general, the Arabs just bought off the shelf tanks  usually Russian).  While the Israelie tanks at least had some interesting variations/modifications.

Arguably Isreal is much more important to any discussion of tank warfare than Sweden, Czechoslavkia, Poland, and maybe Italy. 







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