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WWII CMP - Canadian Military Pattern, Blitz, Army blitz, Army Trucks Tools

Ozwrenches has a small collections of Tools, Manuals and other items of interest to Blitz restorers

Pictured below are some images and details of items surplus to our requirements and now available to purchase.

If considering making a purchase, don't be afraid to make contact on the link above and ask questions or request additional pictures.

Sales Tools....Jacks .... Tool Box ..... Pump .... Manuals

Information: Chev Blitz .....Ford Blitz

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Item Description
Tools for Blitz - Canadian Military Pattern (CMP) Vehicles  
Tool Box click on images to see larger images  

Blitz tool box. It has the small fixed tray in the top of compartment and the correct handle. It may need a repaint or leave as is if your Blitz is a feral.

Ref: BlitzToolbox (Number 17174 in parts catalogue, see info section below)

Price: $150 +P&P

Valve Lifter for Side Valve Ford V8 engines. Good solid round bar design. It has the D^D military mark. Left end had a burr, which has been removed. Would suit Ford blitz. Weight is 1.1kg, length is 20 inches.

Ref: FlatheadValveLifter-2

Price: $75 + P&P


APAC No 177 D^D. This is a heavy twin lift screw jack, with the D^D mark cast into the base - a special order for the Military no doubt - no catalogue listing found so far in civilian catalogues.

Low height is 9-1/2inches. fully raised is 21 inches, drive socket is about 7/8".

The handle is of square bar, approx 7/8inches and 45 inches long with a circular hole at the other end for a bar of some sort - see pic of handle below.

Pictured below in grey is the same model seen in a Blitz display at the Darwin Military museum. This is a very heavy jack.

Ref: Blitz Jack

Price: $150 +P&P


Blitz foot pump. This is the same model as seen in a Blitz display at the Darwin Military museum. No maker visible

Ref: Blitz Pump

Price: $120 +P&P


Maintenance Manual for Chev Blitz – CMP Canadian Military Pattern Vehicles 15cwt 4 x2, 4 x 4, 30 cwt 4 x 4, 3 ton 4 x 4, heavy duty 4 x 4, Fieldf Artillery Tractor 4 x 4.

Ref: Chev-Blitz Manual

Price: $120 +P&P

Operating Instructions & Maintenance Manual for Ford Canadian Military Pattern (CMP) Vehicles First Ed MB F1.A4 size, several hundred pages.

Ref: Ford-Blitz-MaintenanceManual

Price: $120 +P&P

Instruction book Ford Special Pattern Vehicles built for the British War Department, third Ed. The manual has had a RAAF paper sticker at some stage, which has almost completely gone. Some water marks.

Ref: Ford Blitz Manual

Price: $75 +P&P


Information regarding Tools Issued with CMP Vehicles.

Chev Blitz  

Here is a set of Equip / GMH spanners in SAE marked sizes. these sizes agree with the sizes in Chev Blitz manuals except for the largest, which is documented as 7/8" x 15/16" - we have searched through many Equip spanners but the missing one has not been found.

On the Blitz forums this brand was suggested as a contender for the original spanners supplied with the Chev Blitz.

Please note that the spanner roll is not period correct for these spanners.

A/F Sizes are:

3/8" x 7/16" SAE

, 7/16" x 1/2" SAE

1/2" x 9/16" SAE

9/16" x 5/8" SAE

5/8" X 3/4" SAE

7/8" x 1-1/16" SAE

Litchfield E91 Valve Guide Punch. Used to drive down the valve guide to enable removal of the retaining clip. Weight ~350 grams

Ref: Litchfield E91

Photo Courtesy © Jacques Reed


Ford Blitz  

Photo Courtesy © Jacques Reed

Ford CMP - Blitz

*C01Q 17033 Wrench- Front hub Retaining nut.

Photo Courtesy © Jacques Reed

BB 17033 B Wrench- RearWheel Bearing Nut. 15A cwt model upwards

Waiting for pictures

Ford CMP - Blitz

61 17033 Wrench- RearWheel Bearing Nut. 8 cwt model


C019T 17035 Wrench Wheel Nut - all models

Photo Courtesy © Jacques Reed

Auto Specialties SJ443 1942 Made in Canada

Thought to be for CMP - Blitz vehicles. This jack would suit lighter vehicles than the jack below.

Pictured is an Auto Specialties Jack thought to be for CMP Blitz vehicles - it is quite robust and heavy 12.3Kg, rated at 4 ton - made for heavier CMP's

Auto Specialties Jack No 15 - thought to be for CMP Blitz vehicles - it is quite heavy, rated at 4 ton - made for heavier CMP's

At Left: Tool diagram from Maintenance manual MB-F1 dated June 1943 shown below