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Need help with Brakes on 59 2-ton LCF
#1334547 Wed Nov 20 2019 11:32 PM
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I own a 59 chevy coe (LCF) 2 ton tow truck I need help with brake system any suggestions what power brake system I should use

Re: Need help with Brakes on 59 2-ton LCF
bryon #1334618 Thu Nov 21 2019 02:53 PM
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Juice? If original, most likely came with hydrovac power brakes.

Ed


'37 GMC T-18 w/ DD 4-53T, RTO-610, 6231 aux., '95 GMC running gear, full disc brakes, power steering, 22.5 wheels and tires.
'47 GMC 1 ton w/ 302, NP-540, 4wd, full width Blazer front axle.
'54 GMC 630 w/ 503 gasser, 5 speed, ex fire truck, shortened WB 4', install 8' bed.
Re: Need help with Brakes on 59 2-ton LCF
bryon #1334627 Thu Nov 21 2019 04:31 PM
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Hy bryon welcome, rather than use the term "two ton" please use the series designation or post the trucks serial number. In order for us to give you the correct information or advise we need to know exactly what we are talking about. Good luck with your project.

Re: Need help with Brakes on 59 2-ton LCF
bryon #1334638 Thu Nov 21 2019 05:31 PM
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Originally Posted by bryon
I own a 59 chevy coe 2 ton tow truck I need help with brake system any sugestions what power brake system I should use


Welcome to the Stovebolt wave

A 1955 COE would be a 1955 1st Series truck as Chevrolet didn't make a COE from 1955.2 thru 1959, they only made the LCF models during those years.

Are you looking to modify your brake system to something newer or put them back as stock?

Mike B smile


Re: Need help with Brakes on 59 2-ton LCF
Mike B #1334759 Fri Nov 22 2019 11:31 AM
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Let's see some pic.s !


Spanky Hardy
Collector Of Fine Old G.M. COE Trucks & Antique Holmes Wreckers

1948 Chevrolet 5700 COE Holmes HD W35 Wrecker
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