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The MAZ-5549 is designed to transport various bulk and construction cargo. It has a tilting metal platform with a tailgate. It can be safely used for working with excavators and for moving soil. Production of MAZ-5549 began in 1977 and continued for 5 years. It was produced on the basis of the previous model - MAZ-5335 - by the Minsk Automobile Plant. This car did not become the most worthy truck, but, despite this, you can still find such a model at the present time. And many drivers are ready to move mountains on this dump truck with all its shortcomings and inconveniences. It was replaced in 1985 by a new truck - MAZ-5551.
Today you can buy MAZ-5549 at a small price. Especially such a car is convenient for farmers who do not want to be dependent on hired transport. And the driver, of course, should be rewarded with sleight of hand, that is, to ensure timelyrepair. The car breaks down infrequently, but still the years take their toll.
MAZ-5549: mass-dimensional characteristics
The Minsk truck is 7250 mm long, 2500 mm wide and 2720 mm high. The mass of this dump truck is 14950 kg. Load capacity - 8000 kg. The forward track is 1970 mm, the rear track is 1865 mm. Wheelbase - 3950 mm. Clearance - 270 mm. The cab of the MAZ-5549 dump truck is metal, double and leans forward. It has a rounded shape, this is the main feature of the truck. Panoramic glass in older models is missing, there is only a windshield. This can also be considered a "chip" of the Belarusian truck. The lifting of the MAZ body works with the help of an automatic drive. The volume of the metal platform is 5.7 cubic meters. The steering wheel of the dump truck is almost vertical and has a thin rim, but it is equipped with power steering.
The maximum speed to which the MAZ-5549 (dump truck) can accelerate is 85 km/h. For such a model, this is a fairly high figure.
According to the passport, this truck consumes 22 liters of fuel per 100 km in a combined cycle, it is not equipped with a turbocharger. The volume of the tank is designed for 200 liters of diesel. MAZ-5549 is refueled with industrial oil 12 in winter, 20 in summer. YaMZ-236 acts as an engine. This dump truck is equipped with a five-speed gearbox and a main pair with a gear ratio of 7, 24. It hasrear wheel drive system. It is switched by means of the floor lever. Develops a maximum power of 180 hp. at 2100 rpm. The maximum torque is 667 Nm at 1500 rpm. The compression ratio is 16.5. The brake system is equipped with front and rear drum mechanisms, as well as a pneumatic drive. The truck managed to distinguish itself with its performance. Of course, this dump truck is from the last century and has a lot of flaws, but it's too early to send it to a landfill, as it will still be useful to the driver.
As for the next model - MAZ-5551, it is produced to this day. For this development, several chassis options are available: for various specialized equipment and a dump truck. The cab of the tractor differs radically from its predecessors. The radiator grille and the shape of the headlights have been changed. The windshield became panoramic, not bifurcated. A new spoiler appeared on the roof. New control levers and a steering wheel were installed in the car.