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Have You Heard Of A B-52

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#1 OFFLINE   Yoos Brothers Construction

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Posted 15 November 2009 - 11:26 PM

A friend of my has what is saposibly a B-52. It originaly had a 707 gas, but he replaced it
with a 672 diesel. I haven't looked at it in a while to see what the serial number tag says
or on the frame. I do know it's not a B-53. Also every thing I've ever seen says there is no
such thing as a B-52. Thanks for any help on the matter. :mack1: :SMOKIE-LFT:

Edited by Yoos Brothers Construction, 15 November 2009 - 11:27 PM.

#2 OFFLINE   Joe Ditchkus

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 08:20 PM

I have a copy of the May 2003 B-Model Registry It goes from a B-50 To B-53 with no models listed in between. Joe D.



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Posted 16 November 2009 - 08:23 PM

yea i would have to say thats a No to the B52. . .

I tried searching it out all i got was air planes and singer's :thumb:

1953 Studebaker M275. Reo 331 I-6, Spicer 5spd-DD, 6.72 Gears, 11.00R20H tires.

1959 Mack B61T. Mack END+T 711 I-6, 2 stick 15spd-OD, 6.38 Gears, 12.00-24J tires.

1962 GMC K4500. GMC 379M-V6, SM420-4spd-DD, 5.13 Gears, 8-19.5G tires.

1969 AMC AMX. AMC 390 Crossram, borgwarner T-10 4spd, 4.44 Gears, G60-14s Front N50-15s Rear.

1975 Mack DM600. 300 Mack 6spd 4.17 gears 445/65R22.5 front n 12.00R20 rear.

1976 Arctic Cat Jag2000. 275cc twin, belt drive, steal grips.

1977 Ford F350. 351M V-8, 4spd-DD, 4.56 Gears, 245/70R19.5G tires.

1988 AMC Jeep MJ. 2.5L I-4, 4spd-DD, 4.10 Gears 215/70R15 front 225/70R15 rear.

1992 Trans AM GTA. 406SBC TBI, 4L60E, 3.73 Gears, 245/50R16 front 295/50R16 Rear.

1995 GMC K2500 6.5-T, 4L80E, 4.10 gears 7.50-16D tires. 4.56 Gears coming soon.

2007 Honda Rubicon 500cc Single, 5spd fluid drive trans, 27x10-12 Front 27x12-12 Rear.

Still in search of M52 5 ton tractor, M123A1C 10 ton tractor


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Posted 17 November 2009 - 09:04 PM

If it is a B50 it would be a rare and desirable truck. It would need to have a gas engine put back in it though.

Apparently the 50 series did not sell well and it was dropped. It was only offered one way though and no diesel engine. The other B50 series trucks were not introduced until years later and were not in the same category.


Edited by PZ 1, 18 November 2009 - 09:13 PM.

#5 OFFLINE   Barry


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Posted 18 November 2009 - 06:34 AM

There is only one B-52 that I know of...

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Posted 18 November 2009 - 07:22 AM

What about these "B52s"?

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Posted 18 November 2009 - 07:57 AM

What about these "B52s"?

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Is it just me or does that guy look queer?


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#8 OFFLINE   Mike


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Posted 18 November 2009 - 08:53 AM

Is it just me or does that guy look queer?



I was going to mess with you this morning but did not have the heart to do so since your butt is still sore from flying all that distance this past week. :D

You would think after all these years that those B52's would come in for a final landing and retire but, I guess they still need a good fix now and then to keep their habit going.


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Posted 18 November 2009 - 08:15 PM

Tried buying a B-50P from a scrapyard in Ny a few years back. Truck had sat for about 25 years but was solid, long wheelbase with a winch and dumping flatbed, all original. had all aluminum compenents like air tank, steering column spring hangers and everything, was very restorable. Guys father ran the scrap yard and died. and the kid scraped everything. Had a big company come in and the crushed this poor B50 down to the frame with a trackhoe, loaded all on trucks and headed to Albany with them. Guy scrapped about 8 B models, various R models, a few L models and some heavy rare 4x4 50's ford and plow trucks. His prices were outragious but the scrappers ended up giving him $40 a ton for everything. he thought he was king, joke was on him last year when scrap prices went through the roof. I did mandage to save some trinkets and a good B61 Lt drivetrain. cant save em all and cant ecven being to try when the junkyard people think their stuff is gold, or are just plain dumb. Btw, i did hear many people have stopped at his yard lookin for old Mack parts over the past year or so since. go figure ~Matt

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Posted 18 November 2009 - 08:59 PM

The first picture of a B-52 gives you more "Bang for your buck!" rather then the last. (sorry.....I couldn't resist)


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