ERF LV Truck
The LV was introduced with a totally new cab designed by Gerald Broadbent in 1962 and was built untill 1974
First built in 1962 by Boalloy and then by J H Jennings. The old KV cab would remain available to order until 1966. The LV models were fitted with Fail Safe spring brakes by 1967, ERF was the first British truck manufacturer to adopt spring brakes.
E.R.F. Model 64P (4 x 2) 1960s
Engine Perkins 60354 fuel injection Number of cylinders 6. Cubic capacity 5 5.8 litres. B.H.P. 112Overall length 25 ft. in. or 28 ft. 21 in. Overall width 7 ft. 9} in.Height (to top of cab) 8 ft. 10 in.
Turning circle 62 ft. or 68 ft.Wheel-base 15 ft. 6 in. or 16 ft. 7 in.Track 6 ft. 41 in. (front), 5 ft. 11} in.(rear). Fuel tank capacity 40 gallons.Gross weight 16 tons.
E.R.F. Model 66G & 66GX (6X2 and 6x4) 1960s
Engine Gardner (JLW or 6LX fuel injection.Number of cylinders 6. Cubic capacity 8.4 litres (6LW), 10.4 litres (6LX). B.H.P 112 and 150.
Overall length 28 ft. 31 in. or 30 ft. 31 in. Overall width 7 ft. in. Height (to top of cab) 8 ft. 11 in.Turning circle 65 ft. (short and long wheel-bases).Wheel-base 15 ft. 9 in, or 16 ft. 11 in. Track 6 ft. in. (front), 6 ft. (rear).
Fuel tank capacity 50 gallons. Gross weight 22 tons.
E.R.F. Model 68GX (8 x 4).1960s
Engine Gardner 6LX fuel injection. Number of cylinders 6. Cubic capacity 10.45 litres. BHP 150.
Overall length 33 ft. 4 in Overall width 7 ft. 10} inch Height (to top of cab) 8 ft. in.Turning circle 89 ft
Wheel-base 20 ft. 9 in. Track 6 ft. 71 in. (front), 6 ft. (rear).
Fuel tank capacity 50 gallons (65 and 80 gallons optional). Gross weight 26 tons.
E.R.F. Model 64 CU 180 Tractor (4 x 2).
Engine Cununins NHE 180 fuel injection. Number of cylinders 6. Cubic capacity 11.17 litres.
Overall length 15 ft. 5in. Overall width 7 ft. 1O in.
Height (to top of cab) 8 ft. 11 in wheel-base 9 ft. 6 in. Track 6 ft. 41 in. (front), 6 ft. (rear). Fuel tank capacity 45 gallons (90 gallons (twin tanks), or 65 gallons optional).Gross weight 30 tons.
E.R.F. Model 66 CU 220 Tractor (6 x 4).1960s
Engine Cummins NH 220 fuel injection. Number of cylinders 6. Cubic capacity
12.17 litres. B.H.P. 212. Overall length 21 ft. 41 in.Overall width 7 ft. 10} in.Height (to top of cab) 8 ft. 11 in.Wheelbase 13 ft. 1 inchTrack 6 ft. 4} in. (front), 6 ft. (rear).Fuel tank capacity 65 gallons (90 gallons (twin tanks), or 65 gallons optional),Gross weight 32 tons.
The LV was built alongside the A Series by 1971. The A Series did not, contrary to popular belief, replace the LV variants. Up until 1975, when the B Series began to arrive in large numbers, many LVs were equipped with the 7LV and 8LV (cab over axle) cabs with large grilles. By 1972, all ERF LV and A Series chassis had a new chassis number designation system, which replaced the earlier 64, 66, 68, and other model designations with a new LAC, LAR, LAG, LBC, and other kind of chassis identification.ROLLS-ROYCE POWER E.R.F. 2 and 3 axle tractors proved to be reliable and
economical prime movers for long distance heavy haulage operators all over the British Isles. Still Entirely manufactured at Sandbach the tractors had been developed to meet the demands Of a rapidly expanding transport industry and particular attention has been paid to driver comfort and safety. Excellent all round visibility is provided from the comfortable driver's seat in the reinforced. sound damped. fibre glass cab. and the tractor is fitted with a fail safe braking system, and the spring actuated emergency and parking brake system fitted as standard on all E.R.F. vehicles has been developed and proved by their own engineers.
Spring brake actuators attached to the front and rear diaphragms are controlled from a valve in the cab. They are held in the off position by
air pressure and the spring automatically applies the brakes when there is a loss of air in the normal braking system. The fail safe brake is completely separate from the air braking system.
E.R.F. LAR LBR 340 320 34 TONS GCW TRACTOR CHASSIS MODEL SPECIFICATION
ENGINE TYPE 220 Mk.
CYLINDERS 6 in-line. liquid cooled.
BORE 5.125 (130.175 mm). STROKE) (152.4 mm).
CAPACITY 742.64 cu. in. (12.17 litres). COMPRESSION RATIO 16:1.
RATING 1971, 220 hp gross at 2100 (max torque 610 Ibf.ft. at 1500rpm. 218 hp at 2100 rpm.
TRANSMISSION Fuller twin countershaft type 609 9, speed with overdrive top gear.
CLUTCH 14 in. Live Rollway. twin plate,
FRONT AXLE Semi-elliptic spring With telescopic damper
REAR AXLE 19320 single speed planetary double reduction with optional telescopic dampers.
FRAME 10 in. 3 in. in. pressed steel channel.
STEERING Z-F. integral power assisted hydraulic. 22.7 with steering lock.
BRAKES Dual air pressure "fail safe" System. Wet reservoir. alcohol evaporator and automatic drain valve. Load sensing valve to rear axle. Three line trailer brakes. Parking brake by hand control to spring chambers on all axles. Emergency air supply to coupling at front Of frame.
Front brakes—15 in, x 7 in. Rear in. 15 in x 8 in.
TYRES 10.000 20 x 16 ply. tubeless. carrier winch on side 01 chassis frame.
FUEL TANK 60 gallon capacity.
CAB Forward control cab, one piece screen. Illuminated sign. Twin heaters. demisters.
2 speed electric self parking wipe's. Fully matched instrumentation. Dual 7 in. diameter headlamps. Tachometer. Front towing attachment and heavy duty steel channel
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM double-pole system. AC 24 volt insulated 524 alternator.
WHEELBASE 9 6 in. WEIGHT 24 tons.
Gross Vehicle Weight 6 tons 10 tons 16 tons
OPTIONAL EXTRAS INCLUDED Tachograph. radio. York Big D' fifth wheel.
telescopic dampers to rear suspension.