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GMC fire truck in NJ
#1382479 Tue Oct 27 2020 11:32 PM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 191
B
'Bolter
Found this today in the back of a job site I am workin on.
Couldn’t get too close because of the weeds and ground hornet nest between me and truck.
Otherwise I would have gotten better picture.
I can try again tomorrow if someone here is seriously interested in it.

The mechanic there told me the motor is bad.
Gonna try to post the picture i took today.

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Re: GMC fire truck in NJ
Brian_Ostner #1382495 Wed Oct 28 2020 01:58 AM
Joined: Sep 2006
Posts: 3,847
B
'Bolter
Ford not GMC.

Re: GMC fire truck in NJ
Brian_Ostner #1382528 Wed Oct 28 2020 11:28 AM
Joined: Mar 2012
Posts: 191
B
'Bolter
Lmao... really...
I didn’t even get close enough to see emblem on grille...
Well don’t I feel stupid...🤷‍♂️

Prolly get kicked off site for posting four letter word trucks... lol

Re: GMC fire truck in NJ
Brian_Ostner #1383103 Sun Nov 01 2020 11:13 PM
Joined: Nov 1995
Posts: 5,213
J
Unrepentant VW Lover
No worries. Probably more than the motor is bad ...

Fire trucks in that condition aren't really worth restoring anyway ... It's a parts source at best. The beacon and the siren might be the most valuable part of the truck ...


John

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I've never been a NASCAR fan .. until now.
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Re: GMC fire truck in NJ
Brian_Ostner #1383171 Mon Nov 02 2020 06:33 PM
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 1,709
W
'Bolter
Here's an AD fire truck a few miles from our place. The paint is a bit oxidized but it looks in good shape. A 5-window?

It looks like real parade material.

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1948 3/4-Ton 5-Window Flatbed Chevrolet [sandeace.com]

28 Years of Daily Driving. With a '61 261, 848 head, Rochester Monojet carb, SM420 4-speed, 4.10 rear, dual reservoir MC, Bendix up front, 235/85R16 tires, 12-volt w/alternator, electric wipers and a modern radio in the glove box.
Re: GMC fire truck in NJ
Brian_Ostner #1383176 Mon Nov 02 2020 06:48 PM
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 1,709
W
'Bolter
Oops. Thought this forum was for random sightings. Sorry for the above.


1948 3/4-Ton 5-Window Flatbed Chevrolet [sandeace.com]

28 Years of Daily Driving. With a '61 261, 848 head, Rochester Monojet carb, SM420 4-speed, 4.10 rear, dual reservoir MC, Bendix up front, 235/85R16 tires, 12-volt w/alternator, electric wipers and a modern radio in the glove box.
Re: GMC fire truck in NJ
Brian_Ostner #1383177 Mon Nov 02 2020 06:48 PM
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That looks like a Forest firefighting rig.


Kevin
First car '29 Ford Special Coupe
#2 - '29 Ford pickup restored from the ground up.
Newest Project - 51 Chevy 3100 work truck. Photos [flickr.com]
Busting rust since the mid-60's

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