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  1. 12 points
    Update: Slow but sure making progress on the shutter rebuild.
  2. 7 points
    Has been upgraded with drive train from early 60's B-61 around 25 years ago 711 diesel with quadruplex power steering maxi brakes pintle hook and 2" receiver hitch with glad hands on rear good box and hoist solid cab, interior and headliner in good condition good set of fenders and many other extra parts included, as well as documentation from the Mack Museum not museum quality but in very good condition (will need tie rod ends to pass inspection) Have owned this truck for nearly 6 years and still enjoy driving it every chance I get but unfortunately I must let it go. $8,000 PM for more info and pics Or Call 434-738-9584 (Landline, no texts)
  3. 7 points
    Fine looking farm truck!
  4. 6 points
  5. 5 points
  6. 4 points
    First year for the K5 Blazer in the GM lineup.
  7. 4 points
    Clearly a black and white situation.
  8. 4 points
    Quiet, almost too quiet..... So its 12:30 pm and I get a call from Mom wondering when my sister is coming to get her(90 and lives in assisted living)? This all in the midst of watching her pull up in front of the house. Doh. I open the door and ask my sister if she forgot something. She has her hands full of a ham plate, her husband has a blank look along with my niece. I say "Mom?" The deer in the headlight looks was priceless. So needless to say we ate an hour late. The Griswalds have nothing on us for a dysfunctional family. Not everyone has a Walton family Christmas. We haven't done presents in years. Even Karen and I don't exchange.
  9. 3 points
    1987 Mack Superliner ad with "Mack diesels up to 500 HP V8 - our Whispering Giant".
  10. 3 points
    Wow, it's already December- Me and Zina from Florida took another trip down to the Keystone Antique Truck and Tractor Museum Saturday to see what was new. Took my grandson too. Saw a couple of big Mack trucks. I think this is the one Dave was working on the last time we were there.
  11. 3 points
    Block truck with a Thermodyne 300 Plus under the hood.
  12. 2 points
    A 1923 Mack AC with a 1949 Mack FW and a 1947 Sterling HC 175 on damp spring morning in 2005.
  13. 2 points
  14. 2 points
    With the price of scrap being close to zero, after the cost of cutting them up and trucking to the scrap yard, you will have pretty much no money for the effort. Good thinking! Have a nice day.
  15. 2 points
    In the weeds and not available.
  16. 2 points
    same here rowdy, i don't have any money or brains. well, that is not exactly true. i have just enough money and brains to keep myself out of trouble.
  17. 2 points
    Two super Superliners from 2019 Metro-Jersey show in Augusta, NJ.
  18. 2 points
    Ford impresses. I speak with Ford-Otosan people on a regular basis. The amount of ambition and passion for Ford Trucks among the people there is absolutely amazing. A solid engine, currently offered in 420hp and 480hp versions. Ought to offer a 450hp rating as well. Setting it up to meet Euro-6 or EPA2010 is not problem using an SCR/cooled EGR combination. Purely for Euro-6,, an SCR-only configuration like Scania and Iveco offer is also feasible. Note the air-to-water intercooler (aftercooler) mounted up front. I suspect that, with the current cab, there wasn't space for an air-to-air intercooler. So this temporary until the new, larger cab arrives. Ford was itself behind the creation of the 7.3 and 9.0-liter in-line sixes. The 10.3L and 13L (actually 12.7) were acquired from Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT). The 7.3 and 9.0 can meet Euro-6, so I'll say they can be adapted to the close equivalent EPA2010.
  19. 2 points
    This is a photo from my collection. It shows the set-back MH chassis with RH drive at the ED&TC.
  20. 1 point
    Ford-Otosan Press Release / December 2, 2016 Watch how 13-liter Ford "Ecotorq" engines come to life in at the Ford-Otosan İnönü engine plant. At Ford Trucks, we’re serious about trucking. It's why we designed our Cargo heavy truck range from the ground up to meet your needs and expectations. See your authorized Ford heavy truck dealer today for details, or visit the global Ford heavy truck website at https://www.fordtrucks.com.tr/ .
  21. 1 point
    Yup I'd be all over that ! its as sweet as I remember!
  22. 1 point
  23. 1 point
    Probably still better than working a horse and wagon all day!
  24. 1 point
    1974 Brockway 359LL log truck. No fake patina here!!!
  25. 1 point
    It's not hard to do but I would not mount to the cab, nor bunk. Strictly mount to your risers. Donaldson makes a nice exhaust splitter to fashion dual exhaust and if you have a tube bender around your area they can fashion the offsets you would need. In years gone past I've built several but had a buddy whom worked a bending shop in Peoria so was inexpensive to do, (for me) at the time.
  26. 1 point
    You begin here: https://www.fordtrucksglobal.com/ ......and click on "Choose your country": https://www.fordtrucksglobal.com/select-languages Then for your purposes, click on one of the countries with an English (EN) version of that website.
  27. 1 point
    You should try Grand Rock Exhaust they have mack factory exhaust kits I believe I saw on their website in the past.
  28. 1 point
    The sales of the H model from 1952-1962 for "regular" trucks. There was a limited run of the H-81 models used in some heavy duty applications until 1966. The G model ran from 59-62.
  29. 1 point
    Let’s hope he’s not gaining on you ha ha Ha.bob Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  30. 1 point
    gr8 pix guys keep m cumm n here B a few Australian V: of the Mack Superliner Thanx Mr Google cya
  31. 1 point
    Another beauty from the Augusta show. Pay no mind to the V12-powered R700 parked next to it.
  32. 1 point
    Most people did that because the sleeve was better for wear than the cast block.You could get a over size piston but some thought the block would be thin after boring it.
  33. 1 point
    A 3208 is fully rebuildable.i have did a few back when.We always bored the block and installed dry sleeves and used standard pistons.The 1100 series was not rebuildable.
  34. 1 point
    All in primer now! Finished the cowl belt line patches today and primed the lower cowl panels. Now just a lot of small repairs and the windshield area before the body work starts.
  35. 1 point
    jdfordhd 217 Posted May 12 Been a while since I posted so I thought ya'll needed to know I still own it. Hauling my 700K this week. My Super Liner and me are celebrating 30 years together.! And she is still looking fantastic That Superliner is a real credit to you and the care you have given to it I recall some pics you shared when you bought it and it's changes over the years At a guess that must have been 25th anniversary Great stuff and more pics please Paul
  36. 1 point
    Out playing in the rain.
  37. 1 point
    1976 Brockway utilizing a 3408 CAT motor.
  38. 1 point
    My grandfather did rigging and hauling, had an Allied Van Lines franchise, and was the Brockway dealer here in Columbus Ohio. Here's a photo of one of his trucks taken in 1964...you can see the belt-drive tag axle. Next to it is an N400, brand new and ready for delivery.
  39. 1 point
    Magnum 2 by Rich Reinhart, on Flickr
  40. 1 point
    Ready for work!, diesel!.. more pics in the ad. I don't usually comment on these, but just want to point out that it is unusual that the guy is willing to lie in an ad with only four words. One has to wonder if it's a gas engine too...
  41. 1 point
    In this picture? M746 (aka. XM746, HET-70) Designed by Chrysler in cooperation with West Germany's Faun Werke, but Ward La France was low bidder. . .
  42. 1 point
    Sorry you missed on a fine looking ride. That is actually a chrome soft nose. A hard nose LJ would look like this.
  43. 1 point
    That would be an MS-250 w/air over hydaulic brakes and they are VERY expensive to maintain/repair. I would pass on the truck over this setup myself. The full air brake trucks, (MS/CS-300 series were very reliable minus the Renault air compressor mounted far too close to the exhaust pipe in the CS-300 series baking the compressor head and causing valve problems, (IMO) which were usually sticking open valves precluding pressure buildup.
  44. 1 point
    Finally got it together this weekend. New seal, races, bearings, drum and shoe and spring kit. The log truck stanchions came in handy for the chain fall. I am a 1 man team and it worked slick. No leaks so I would say that ones done. Guess I will start checking the others when time allows. thanks for the input all.
  45. 1 point
    So KSC-Euro 6? How close is this to US compliance? And this is old generation FIT that Ford builds under license?? Any similarities between this 13 liter and the two smaller (7.3? and 9L)-these are the two that many of us hope would make there way here to end up in 750.
  46. 1 point
    I agree with you and Dave. I've never swallowed the missing link theory either. If you really want to see the origins of the Super-Liner you need to look at the Cruise-Liner. The first generation Super-Liner is essentially a Cruise-Liner frame with an R model cab and a new hood. The key feature of this frame was the bolt on drop frame at the front which enabled the mounting of big wide radiators and the high hp motors which needed the cooling. Apart from that, the rest of the frame looks like it was pretty much carried over from the RL/RS models. Fittings such as cab mounts, fuel tanks, battery boxes and their brackets all look the same as those on late production RS/RL models and I believe the frame rail section dimensions were the same. I think this makes the Super-Liner the logical evolution of the Mack Western product line and any similarity with the Brockway designs is largely down to the use of the same cab shell. I guess to find out who designed it you would have to look at who was in key design roles at Hayward in the mid 70's. The second generation Super-Liner was a different beast. It had an entirely different frame which it shared with the earlier MH cabover. I think that Mack Western had ceased to exist by the time it came out so the Super-Liner 2 was an Eastern product. By all accounts, the Mk 2 was a much better truck than it's predecessor but, from a layman's view, I still prefer the look of the original with it's round headlights.
  47. 1 point
    i'm not real tall but weigh 400 lbs and I fit in my Superliner just fine.
  48. 1 point
    It is really a big challenge in this part of the world to get a trained or certified mack technician. This has made it too frustrating that many people are dumping their mack trucks because the challenge of keeping mack truck running here is much. I like venturing where others has backed out cos I know it is a matter of knowledge. I do hope bigmacktrucks will be a wonderful resource. I don't intend to quit mack.
  49. 1 point
    Manifold press ga for F&R models- 7MT232, oil temp ga neg ground 140-230-320 degree-3MT237P8,temp sender 64MT146.
  50. 1 point
    Ok here we go installing a windshield for a Mack B61. This project costs approximately $425 I had one side of the windshield that was still intact so when I removed everything this past spring I set the glass aside. Went to the local glass shop and had two new pieces cut and a side door glass total $159 with tax. New gasket from Watts $268 with shipping ( used my BMT discount) Stopped back by the glass shop after got the gasket to match up locking strip I bought 12 feet for $7 old one looks smaller just dried out. Old center strip as you can see not much left to it. Had new one made cost $10, Mike put the bend in it same as the old one. Stopped by Orileys and spent $15 on the tool and $23 on 3m Strips Getting started- I applied the butyl strips along the pinch welds, this stuff is really sticky so watch out. Put the gasket on starting in the top center working your way around both the left and right sides. Don't get carried away take you time, as you need the center bar to be centered and with the 3M strips it is hard to move the gasket once it is pushed on. I think a person would catch heck trying to remove and reset. Also with the stick strips you need to be careful as the gasket has a tendency to stick closed. I used a flat tip screw driver that is bent like a J to assist with keeping it open. After setting the gasket make sure the center strip and the cap/cover strip is in place. I loosely screwed it together to help with moving for when I slide in the glass. TIP --You can install and remove the center strip that goes in the gasket before the glass is installed and it actually makes it easier to set the perimeter gasket. I used bubble juice as the lubricant in a spray bottle, it sprays and works well, best of all it is cheap we buy it by the gallon at the dollar store for the kids maybe a $1gallon. It works way better than trying to mix dish soap and water like I have done in the past. I used about half a spray bottle. Wet the gasket on which ever side you want to start on, my fenders are still off so it was easy access. Carefully climb up and orientate the glass to match the opening push the glass into the center strip. Using a wide dull screwdriver or similar tool start near the center and push the gasket out from the inside. The gasket will catch on the edge of the glass and hold it. I installed both sides of the windshield by myself. I held the glass at the lower corner and pushed into the center and flat to the gasket. Make sure to keep the gasket lube during this process. Once the gasket is around the piece of glass you can apply slight pressure to adjust the glass and push into the opening. Repeat the same process on the other side. Once the glass is installed tighten up the center strip screws. Start at the top center using your tool or screw driver, lube the gasket and start the install of the locking strip. As you move all the way around gasket it will go smoothly if you keep it well lubed and rotating or twisting the tool back and forth while maintaining about a 40 degree angle pushing forward. Once at the end or start point again trim, I used my razor knife and cut at an angle and but it up to the other end. Move to the center strip now and with a square end start at the top just below were the other ends are and using the same technique work the locking strip down. The gasket has a pocket at the bottom end and once there cut off at an angle and push the end in the the pocket. That's it other than clean up and wiping the windows. By now my son was home so he gave it a shot and helped me with the rest of the install. I used the Lisle tool model 47000. I picked that tool because it came with additional tips. A single tip tool can cost the same as this one or more. I have done it both ways with a modified screw driver and the tool and by far the tool is worth the expense.
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