Inside the Tanks Restoration Special: M3 Stuart


Tank museums worldwide feature vintage war machines that appear to be in pristine condition. This is the result of countless hours of restoration work—not just to a vehicle's exterior but to the engine and interior details, as well. Richard "The Challenger" Cutland visits The Tank Museum in Bovington for a look at an American M3 Stuart light tank. Run through what's required to get one of these vehicles back into running condition, including the hunting and gathering of authentic parts to make the machine complete.

If you're curious about what it takes to maintain and restore these war machines, take a look at our Behind the Scenes of The Tank Museum: Restoration Team Interview. Want to see other tanks featured on Inside the Tanks? Visit and subscribe to our YouTube channel, if you haven't already!

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