A Gardner 6LW, 6-cylinder compression ignition, direct
injection diesel unit. developing 112 b.h.p. at a governed speed
of 1700 r.p.m. Torque output 358 lb. ft. at 1300 r.p.m., or
(4-wheeler only), a
Gardner 5LW 5-cylinder compression ignition, direct injection
diesel unit, developing 94 b.h.p. at a governed speed of 1700
r.p.m. Torque output 300 lb. ft. at 1300 r.p.m. The cooling
system consisted of a centrifugal pump, driven from the engine
camshaft. Fuel injection was provided by two C.A.V.
flange-mounted multi-pump units, fitted with hand priming
levers. Multi-hole sprayers were clamped in the cylinder heads.
16 inch single dry plate type, provided with clutch stop
and ample adjustment to cater for liner wear.
Robust 5-speed, direct drive top gear, full constant mesh. Ratios: first 7.92 to 1, second
4.68 to 1, third 2.74 to 1, fourth 1.565 to 1, top 1 to 1,
reverse 7.92 to 1.
Hardy Spicer propeller shafts incorporating wide angle universal
joints and sliding couplings to allow full axle articulation.
Final reduction was provided by means of a double
reduction gear unit, spiral bevel and double helical, with a
standard ratio of 6.25 to 1. Alternative ratios of 7 to 1 and
7.9 to 1 were available.
Alloy steel 'I' section forging. Hubs mounted on taper
roller bearings with adjustment for end play.
High efficiency, cam and double roller steering gear. A
21 inch diameter steering wheel was fitted, with a taper steel
Semi-elliptic leaf springs, fitted with resilient bumper
pads front and rear. The entire 'Goliath' range could be
supplied with a fully articulated, 2-spring rear bogie.
Side members of channel section steel pressings ¼" thick,
with straight-through top flange. Maximum depth 9⅞”, with 3"
wide flanges. The pressings were one sixteenth of an inch
thicker on the 6-wheel chassis.
Compressed air operated foot brakes, powered by an air
compressor driven from the gearbox reverse shaft. Individual
cylinders acting on all wheels and incorporating "scissors" type
Single front, twin rears, fitted in 6 inch wide rims,
standard size 9.00 x 20, 12-ply rating.
24 volt electrical system, batteries 108 ampere hours,
dynamo 288 watts.
40 Imperial gallon tank, mounted on left-hand side.