Jump to content
  1. The Lobby

    1. Introduction Forum

      Welcome to the New BigMackTrucks.com Forums! Take a minute to create a new post here and introduce yourself. Tell us a little about yourself and your passion for old iron!

    2. Truck Stories

      This is a forum for you to tell us about your truck's history! Every old truck has some type of story behind it and we would love to hear about it! Be sure to include photos if possible...

  2. General Discussions

    1. Antique and Classic Mack Trucks General Discussion

      This is where you can talk about anything related to antique or classic trucks! If your topic is something specific, try to use the correct forum below.

    2. Modern Mack Truck General Discussion

      This forum is for general discussions about modern Mack Trucks! Granite, Vision, Rawhide, Pinnacle...etc. Specific topics can be posted in the forums below.

    3. Mack Dealer & Corporate Forum

      This forum is for Mack Dealers and Mack Corporate personnel only. If you are a Mack Dealer, or Mack Employee, PM the forum moderator below with your name and dealer code and you will be moved to the Dealer Group and be able to participate in this forum.

    4. Mack Truck Q & A

      This forum is for pressing questions concerning Mack Trucks...emergency maintenance questions, pre-purchase questions, etc...answers can be rated by users and the higest rated answers will show first!

    5. Mack on the Silver Screen

      This forum is for discussing various TV shows, commercials, music videos, songs and movies that had Mack Trucks in them!

    6. Mack Scale Model and Diecast Corner

      All discussions about Mack scale model building and diecast models go here!

  3. Specific Topic Forums for Antique & Modern Trucks

    1. Engine and Transmission

      This forum is for engine and transmission related topics

    2. Driveline and Suspension

      This forum is for driveline, carrier, front and rear axle, steering and suspension topics

    3. Air Systems and Brakes

      This forum is for Air System and Brake related topics

    4. Electrical, Electronics and Lighting

      This forum is for electrical, lighting and mobile electronics topics

    5. Exterior, Cab, Accessories and Detailing

      This forum is for topics about exterior, cab, paint, trim, bumpers, emblems, visors and also topics about keeping that truck looking its best!

    6. Fire Apparatus

      Forum for discussions about Fire trucks and specialized fire fighting equipment.

  4. Odds and Ends

    1. Odds and Ends

      This forum is for non-truck related topics. Talk about interesting web sites, current events, tell jokes, post funny photos...etc.

    2. Trucking News

      News and information from the entire trucking industry

    3. Other Truck Makes

      This is the place to show off all your other trucks that are not Macks. They can be antique or modern trucks.

    4. Tractors and Equipment

      This forum is for you to talk about Farm Tractors and other misc. equipment such as trailers, dozers etc.

  5. Market Place

    1. 19.4k
    2. 7.3k
    3. Feedback Forum

      Please leave feedback for other members you have done business with here. This will help members trust (or not trust) other members. Please be professional with your remarks...good or bad.

    4. Transportation Board

      This forum is for posting and finding transportation opportunities for your antique hobby trucks and parts around the country. Please keep rates reasonable when posting a route...

    5. Watt's Truck Center   (161,208 visits to this link)

      Click here to visit the Watt's Truck Center Home Page featuring The B-Model Store and tons of other parts for Antique and Classic Mack Trucks including R-Models, Super-Liners, DM's and all current models!

    6. Product Announcements & Group Buys

      This is the forum where we will post new product announcements and Group Buy Information from the B-Model Store! You can discuss them and/or ask any questions you may have here.

  6. Shows and Events

    1. Truck Shows and Events

      This forum is for topics about truck shows and other events of interest.

  7. Site Related

    1. Site Related Topics

      This forum is for BMT related comments, suggestions or problems.

    2. BMT Wiki Support Topics

      This forum will hold the support topics created from the Wiki System.

    3. Test Forum

      This is the place to practice posting photos or testing code. Topics may be removed at any time...

  • Upcoming Events

  • Tell a friend

    Love BigMackTrucks.com? Tell a friend!
  • Latest Posts

    • Ayah, yes sahh..
    • Nor' the one in the "Pine Tree State" of Maine! Can we get an Ayup from Joey?!!    .....Hippy
    • Buddy,, I know what you mean..  I'm glad you were looking up ahead, and all around you...  unlike 1/2 the drivers of today.   I have considered selling my Softail Duece, because of this issue.. Last Saturday my wife and I put 170 miles on her Tri-Glide.  I don't ride anywhere near as much as I used too. I was very aware of my surroundings..  
    • Gudday and welcome    Paul
    • Correct! It still has Volvo written on it!
    • Congratulations.   Thanks awesome.  What state is Franklin Square in?  I would really like an AB or early B pumper, haven’t been lucky enough to find one yet.  
    • People so broke these days they can't even pay attention.🤦‍♂️   Making my way home tonight going through town on the Harley in the left lane when the SUV in front of me puts his right turn signal on and starts moving into the right lane. Problem was, there was a bmw occupying that lane. Crunch. Bmw stops. Red car next to me slams on the brakes way too late (I was already almost stopped in the far left side of my lane) and starts to swerve into my lane ahead of me before remembering there had been a motorcycle next to her (I wasn't anymore because I saw the incident developing and had already reacted) and jerking the wheel back into her lane...right into the back of the bmw. SUV had pulled into the right lane ahead of all of the carnage to stop, which opened the road up ahead of me. Let out the clutch and roll on. Sad state of affairs when a 3-car wreck happens right in front & beside me and it doesn't even elevate my heart rate. Guess I've spent enough time on the road I'm more surprised when someone else IS paying attention than when they aren't...pretty much expect them not to be.
  • Latest Topics

  • Featured Products

  • Recent Status Updates

    • Dreamer

      Well  the time has come , the pickup bed is being built as I write .  It will look similar to the ad in the Saturday Evening Post  March  6 / 1943 that  MACK  had . I  am using Wilson trailer deck planks for the floor , because in the ad the slogan was " my middle name is Work " . If all goes well it should be  PETTY  SPECIAL .  I  guess for now it is one step at a time .
      · 0 replies
    • Bs diesel

      E7 454 Random/ intermediate shutdown
      hey guys ive got a 1998 CHR Vmac 2 with a E7 454 engine, truck is a salt field truck that has come into the workshop for a suspected electrical fault, engine will start to stall and then grab revs last minute before shutting off, then idle fine with no faults, or will stall all together and then when u try to start it again it will crank with no start. when it first came in  battery's where dead, alternator belts where extremely loose and main battery earth cable was split. replaced battery's fixed earth cable, tightened up belt then checked DTC's only found three fault in system, ( fuel rack position sensor/ current below normal or open circuit, Fuel actuator/ current below normal or open circuit and Timing sensor/ data erratic, intermittent or incorrect). 
      with these faults i checked over the wiring to the inline pump and found the connector had bear wires showing, replaced and re-pined a new plug, and repaired a few other rubbed wire's in the engine harness by the alternator. once done cleared codes in the truck, truck started up fine and would run fine for a while drove around yard no problem for two days but then when i went to park up on the fence for customer truck faulted again tried checking for any DTC's nothing was logged both active or inactive. if anyone's come across a fault that sounds the same and has a idea what to check out that would be great as this is the first time in dealing with this old of a truck.  
      found out what was wrong. the customer has had this truck at another shop for the same faults and didnt say anything about it, but what they did was cut all the wires at the ECU and ran 7 core trailer wiring out the LHS of the Cab firewall all the way to the pump, Bypassing the cab loom and engine harness, but what they did was they wired it up wrong at the pump side and ECU plug, finally found a wiring diagram and yeah found what they had done, so re-wired it all and put a new RPM/TDC sensor on and now she runs like a dream. 
      · 3 replies
    • chillywilly  »  B MACK

      Do you have a B-71?
      · 4 replies
    • Licensed to kill  »  smithmotorsports

      You say you have some parts, I also have many (not the window felts you seek tough) am looking for the plastic tube that goes to the air cleaner, the one that come straight off the cleaner, not the one that come off at an angle if you have??. Also looking for a cap for the air cleaner, to match the one I have, if you have any extras to sell a pic would be awesome.  
      · 0 replies
    • RUSSELL STANLEY  »  05 CV713

      I have a '59 B61 with quadruplex transmission.  There is WAY too much free travel in the clutch pedal, but, if you start it in gear, it creeps ahead.  I need to adjust the clutch and take some of the free travel out, which should also solve the creep problem.  I cannot find an adjuster bolt on the clutch.  Can this clutch be adjusted on the clutch itself or does it have to be done via the linkage?  The only thing that I can see through the inspection hole on the clutch face is a big hex head bolt that looks like it takes an inch and an eighth wrench.  This doesn't look like an adjuster.
      · 1 reply
  • Blog Entries

  • Blogs

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
    • Total Posts
  • Popular Contributors

  • Create New...