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Diesel Wasp II

Wasp II - 4-Man Capacity Mantrip

Nonpermissible, MSHA approved personnel carrier and tow vehicle for use in underground and above ground mining. For sustained run time and pulling power, a diesel transporter is the way to go. The WASP II can be built to PA and WV emissions requirements. It can also be built as hydrostatic or direct drive.

With features like a 7000 lb rear planetary axle and disc brakes, the Wasp II is a great benefit in a variety of industries. Johnson Industries’ Wasp II has the durability for the job, and is or can be used around the world in salt mines, coal mines, molybdenum mines, zinc mines, potash mines, gold mines, rock mines.

Featuring mud grip tires, fire suppression, and a variety of diesel engines to choose from, the Wasp II from Johnson Industries is a great solution for your industry’s personnel carrier needs.


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Vehicle Specifications

  • Diesel Engines to Choose from:
    • 48 hp Kubota MSHA approved Diesel Engine
    • 63 hp Deutz, air/oil cooled
    • 74 hp Deutz, air/oil cooled Turbo
  • Full instrumentation with shutdowns
  • Automatic, Three speed transmission or Industrial two speed power shift transmission, both with Transfer case.
  • Transmission cooler and Electric Fan
  • Two wheel drive
  • Two wheel steering with Tubular front axle with disc brakes
  • Rear 7,000 lb planetary axles with wet disc brakes
  • Four coil springs or airbags with 5-bar suspension front and rear
  • Power steering
  • Mudgrip tires
  • Fire suppression, manual or automatic

Standard Dimensions

  • Overall Height: 34"
  • Ground Clearance: 11"
  • Width: 68"
  • Overall Length: 188"


  • Emissions, instrumentation, and hardware packages to meet WV or PA requirements
  • Canopy
  • Strobe Light
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Rescuer Storage Box



Mining Industries
Salt Mining
Coal Mining
Molybdenum Mining
Zinc Mining
Potash Mining
Gold Mining
Rock Mining

Johnson Industries provides a range of custom designed and built vehicles and equipment to meet the needs of many different industries. From industrial duty cars, to sampling systems, Johnson Industries is the authority on industrial equipment and vehicles. Johnson Industries started out serving the coal mining industry and now serves the utility, municipality, communication, airport, factory, industrial, construction, & recreation industries.


  • Office:

    101 Pine Fork, Pikeville, KY 41501

  • Phone Number:

    (606) 639-2029

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