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609albert

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  1. someone also suggested tighten2 adjustable ends on drag link
  2. Yes power steering was added during restore and still has excess play
  3. ok John, I'll look into what you describe
  4. I have a 54 LS85 Mack pumper that has what seems like too much steering play ,new tie rod ends did not help ,now thinking worn gears in the steering box, any help ,ideas, etc.
  5. I have a 1954 LS85 Mack pumper it has as long as I have owned it what seem like too much play in the steering ,put new tie rod ends but it didn't seem to help ,leaning now toward worn steering gear box, any Ideas on a fix?
  6. the ad is free if you are a member of SPAAMFAA . Also I would sent out an Email or letter to all the chapters in the SPAAMFAA group with a photo , most of the chapters do a newsletter or could list it on their local website, just a thought
  7. looks like it last had a diesel engine in it. good luck on the search ,maybe a inquire on Spaamfa site or list an ad in engine engine (members throughout the usa
  8. Is E 12 a Pierce? we had a Roto Ray like that also <$2000 option and now the powers to be removed it and replaced the grill
  9. I seem to agree with j hancock...... go through ,may be easier to make a square hole instead of round
  10. my LS85 has a small reservoir (about 1/2 qt) under the seat with a line tapped into the cap on top of the master.( wish it had air brakes)
  11. I bet all that road the Mack are now wear a hearing aid
  12. try Matt Pfahl in CT, 203-266-6455 also try to contact Don Holden also in CT. he owns a fleet of C models (his phone is listed in the spaamfa member list ,good luck
  13. did you ever think of putting a electronic ignition in to replace the points in both distributors ? I used Petronics in both of mine just might have to upgrade the coils
  14. soak in PB Blaster for a few days then try heating...... good luck
  15. anyone have any info on converting the old 'sock' oil filter in a canister to a better type filter ,seems like not much of the oil is really filtered, I thought at one time someone had info on this site ,instructions ,photos,etc.
  16. Their is a truck that looks very close to what you are looking for ,it is in HEMMINGS MOTOR NEWS (August 2019) page 210 and it for sale listed as a 1951 LF ,ex fire truck ,has a Hall-Scott gas engine, flat bed . 209-608-2007 in Calif. red body black fenders
  17. SM Fire History , try his guy he has tons of 'L" Mack parts , located near Hershey ,Pa. ,PA and most states in the north east the F.D. where big buyers of Macks Cal Little ( Pine Hill Restorations) 329 pine hill rd. Hummelstown,Pa.17036 717-566-8973
  18. It is a Federal 17-A ,like your photo shows it mounts on a pipe, friend of mine just picked one up at the Spring Melt in Allentown Pa. 2weeks ago $125. try the Sirenman .com ( in Ar.)
  19. the new ones spin too fast,guess you could put on a voltage reducer to slow down.
  20. anyone have any leads on a Roto Ray with red bulbs ,the old type that turns slowly
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