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Scrappy
By Draggin8, 12/05/2017
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  • Year 1959
  • Make Mack
  • Model H653LT
  • VIN (Last 6 digits) H653LT1004
  • Description 2-axle diesel tractor, short wheel-base, Triplex transmission, day-cab
  • Color Yellow (originally Marine Blue)
  • Mileage 985000
  • Odometer Unit Miles
  • Engine ENDLT673
  • Transmission TRTL 72 Triplex
  • Suspension --
  • Wheel Base 116"
  • Front Wheel Type Aluminum Disc Wheels
  • Rear Wheel Type Aluminum Disc Wheels
  • Front Tire Size --
  • Rear Tire Size --
  • Vehicle Weight 9890 lbs
  • Application Original purchaser was Swan Moving & Storage, Bellingham, WA. Serviced San Juan Islands. Later worked as hay hauler and farm truck.
  • Other Comments Last registered in 1997, "Scrappy" was saved from cutting torches in Othello, WA, by David Holst (Holst Trucking, Orting, WA) in 2013. I purchased it from David in September, 2015, for restoration. So far, I've worked on brakes, fuel injector lines, exhaust stack, and shift levers (which were "thoroughly worn out"). Had a new aluminum front bumper fabricated by Streich Brothers, in Tacoma, WA. Smashed fenders were repaired by local metal wizard, Tom Bramhall. Truck runs and drives well, except the 3-speed "Brownie" is stuck in Direct.

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