The Maschinengewehrwagen, leicht - machine gun wagon, light - (If. 4) was used for transportation of one MG 08. The Vorderwagen – anterior wagon – was identical to the Vorderwagen of the Maschinengewehrwagen, schwer (If. 3).
The MG 08 with tripod was stored between the seats. Ammunition boxes, water tanks and other accessories were stored in the stowage boxes.