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1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck #1218974
Sun May 28 2017 01:41 AM
Sun May 28 2017 01:41 AM
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1955series410  Offline OP
New Guy
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MN
Hey everybody!
Earlier today I brought home another project, in my search for some information on the truck i ended up here.
I have acquired a 1955 GMC Series 410 firetruck.
I don't know much about it other than it was ordered from GMC in 1955 for the Buffalo Fire Department and they took ownership of it in 1956 or 1957.
From what I understand the series 410 isn't common as i cant find ANYTHING on the internet about it.
Looking for any insight and or wisdom for info on the truck and on a place for any parts for the truck, not necessarily fire truck related items as i am unsure if its going to stay a firetruck but more stuff like 2 speed rear end parts, brake parts, etc.

Also i have been told that there really weren't titles back then, and this being owned by the city that there probably never was a title.
How do I go about getting this thing titled and registered to drive it on the road.

I can try and post some pictures later if it will help.

Thank you in advance!


1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck
1972 Chevrolet c-10
1969 Chevrolet c-20
Re: 1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck [Re: 1955series410] #1218996
Sun May 28 2017 05:23 AM
Sun May 28 2017 05:23 AM
69Cuda  Offline
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Seattle, Wa.
welcome to the site! I am not up on the GMC trucks, but I'm sure someone will be along that knows about the GMC model designations.

assuming it is a 2nd series 55?

https://www.autopaper.com/1955-gmc-...410-8-original-sales-brochure-folder.php


Mike

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Re: 1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck [Re: 1955series410] #1219017
Sun May 28 2017 01:32 PM
Sun May 28 2017 01:32 PM
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crenwelge  Online
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I and several other members have extensive libraries of GMC information. However, we are at the at the ATHS show in Des Moines and returning home today. In the mean time, if you will post the chassis number in the door and it will help. There should be a line set inside the glove box door. Also a link to some pictures would help. The site does not allow pictures, but welcomes links to something like Google photos.

Re: 1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck [Re: 1955series410] #1219019
Sun May 28 2017 01:45 PM
Sun May 28 2017 01:45 PM
tclederman  Offline
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Jarvisburg, NC
I agree with Mike regarding you probably referring to an X series GMC - late 1955 Blue Chip series. The 1954/55 GMCs were Z series (go fugure).

There was no 410 Z-series GMC in the GMC series/model document on oldGMCtrucks.com (Rob English's web site).

http://www.oldgmctrucks.com/page0193.html


Tim
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Re: 1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck [Re: 1955series410] #1219026
Sun May 28 2017 02:39 PM
Sun May 28 2017 02:39 PM
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1955series410  Offline OP
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MN
Awesome, thank you.
The info i have was passed along to me by the previous owner.
I looked quick, the tag is still in the door jam but no sticker in the glove box.
I will try and get some pictures together today and get them posted.

Thanks again!


1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck
1972 Chevrolet c-10
1969 Chevrolet c-20
Re: 1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck [Re: 1955series410] #1221745
Sat Jun 17 2017 08:35 PM
Sat Jun 17 2017 08:35 PM
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1955series410  Offline OP
New Guy
Joined: May 2017
Posts: 3
MN
Hey guys, sorry its taken me so long to some photos on here. Hopefully these help!

https://goo.gl/photos/TWKDTSsdFAmdNRBJ6



1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck
1972 Chevrolet c-10
1969 Chevrolet c-20
Re: 1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck [Re: 1955series410] #1221792
Sun Jun 18 2017 04:41 AM
Sun Jun 18 2017 04:41 AM
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52vff  Offline
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Brantford, ON, Canada
Sorry can't help with identifying model info, but wanted to say that is a sweet rig. Obviously GM's paint job was better than the fire body manufacturer. Unusual to be an all dark colour. Is it from Buffalo NY? Not as many tankers make it long term. Even if you don't keep it that way it'll be an awesome truck to enjoy.


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Re: 1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck [Re: 1955series410] #1221857
Sun Jun 18 2017 09:41 PM
Sun Jun 18 2017 09:41 PM
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crenwelge  Online
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My book lists a Y series 410. I think it was similar to the 424 series that was made for the US government. It appears to be a 370 series front clip with 400 series axles. I have never seen a 410 series, but here is the listing in the GMC master parts book.

https://plus.google.com/u/0/

You have to click the picture once to get it to show the 410 heading.

Re: 1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck [Re: 1955series410] #1221891
Mon Jun 19 2017 04:24 AM
Mon Jun 19 2017 04:24 AM
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Mike B  Offline
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Hughesville, MD
Ken,

Your link didn't work for me...just got the Google ad page ohwell

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Re: 1955 GMC Series 410 Firetruck [Re: 1955series410] #1221892
Mon Jun 19 2017 04:29 AM
Mon Jun 19 2017 04:29 AM
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Mike B  Offline
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Hughesville, MD
Contact your local Motor Vehicle Administration about getting a title, every State is different, but they ALL have a way of dealing with it.

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