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ENGINEERED FOR CROSS-COUNTRY MOBILITY
The 4x4 Bedford 'R' type chassis used many of the components of Big Bedford, S type models.

Proven Bedford power unit
Bedford 300 cu.in., 6-cylinder petrol engine, a power unit that had proved itself equal to any demands placed upon it for cross-country operation in the 4x4 chassis.

Sturdy chassis frame
Channel side members 9 inches deep are flat topped from the back of cab to rear end; Five cross-members. An extremely tough frame to tough assignments.

All-steel cab
The All-steel welded cab is basically the same as fitted to S Models. To compensate for the increased height of the cab from the road the headlamp position is modified by the use of a special adaptor plate.

FIRE APPLIANCE CHASSIS
This model was engineered for fire appliance work and includes additional features such as full power take-off and controls, pump drive-line to rear end; Bray engine heater; Heat exchanger for the cooling system and oil sump; Heavy duty electrical equipment and ignition suppression; Hand throttle control; The carburettor is replaced by one without a governor, and the air silencer by a plain tube.

bedford_s2rlhca esu581 1_dg

bedford_s2rlhca esu581 1_dg

bedford_s2rlhca has389 1_gw

bedford_s2rlhca has389 1_gw

bedford_s2rlhca hsv773 1a_gc

bedford_s2rlhca hsv773 1a_gc

bedford_s2rlhca hsv773 1b_gc

bedford_s2rlhca hsv773 1b_gc

bedford_s2rlhca hsv773 1c_gc

bedford_s2rlhca hsv773 1c_gc

bedford_s2rlhca lsj450 1_pr

bedford_s2rlhca lsj450 1_pr

Bedford RLHC LSJ450

Bedford RLHC LSJ450

1958 Bedford RLHC NSJ84

1958 Bedford RLHC NSJ84

1956 Bedford RLHZ RXP727

1956 Bedford RLHZ RXP727

1956 Bedford RHLC RYX300

1956 Bedford RHLC RYX300

bedford_s2rlhca ryx302 1_gc

bedford_s2rlhca ryx302 1_gc

bedford_s2rlhca ryx316 1_kr_nyr952

bedford_s2rlhca ryx316 1_kr_nyr952

1956 Bedford RLHC RYX321

1956 Bedford RLHC RYX321

bedford_s2rlhca ryx340 1_gw

bedford_s2rlhca ryx340 1_gw

1956 Bedford RLHC RYX355

1956 Bedford RLHC RYX355

AFS display at Welland

AFS display at Welland

1956 Bedford RL RYX366

1956 Bedford RL RYX366

1956 Bedford RL RYX382

1956 Bedford RL RYX382

1956 Bedford RLHC RYX387

1956 Bedford RLHC RYX387

bedford_s2rlhca ryx491 1_ib

bedford_s2rlhca ryx491 1_ib