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About tenfive0

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    My Happy Place Between Grimville and Krumsville, Pennsylvania, USA
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    Hot Rods, Street Rods, Motorcycles, Old Trucks, Open Die Forging Hammers and Onan Generators.

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    1994 Chevy 3500 Flat Bed Heavy Duty, 1953 Chevy 3100 Panel and 1953 GMC COE.

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  1. tenfive0

    And he'll be driving again tomorrow..........

    What the heck? Poor person he hit unsuspected out minding their own business and an idiot just plows into them. Was not the driver in the the passing lanes fault. Perhaps, he should have slowed further but who would suspect the idiot in the dump truck to do what he did. Clearly even if he gave the dump driver space or room it wouldn't have changed the outcome. The dump didn't notice the vehicles in front of him until a slit second before impact judging by the time his brake lights came on. Give credit where it is due at least the passing lane drive avoided getting involved in the collision.
  2. tenfive0

    1959 Chevrolet Spartan 100 Tractor

    Needing king pins could be a safety issue.
  3. Attached (Mack Museum) drawing the way my CF-600 was wired when it left the factory. Someone made changes somewhere along to way before I bought the truck. I don't know who, when or why? I'm all for leaving well enough alone and if it ain't broken don't fix it. I'm not a electrical wizard but I can follow directions and a drawing. The best I can tell from researching and looking at the factory drawling the batteries were originally hooked up in series. I really don't need to know what to call it I just need know what works, should work or did work. Trying to sort it out but its confusing to me. I'm kind of flip flopping back and forth on what to do. I have to come up with a plan and stick to it. I might go back to the way the truck left the factory because at least it worked. if I hook it up back to the drawling I'll have something that is traceable and IT WORKED. I'm sure a lot of thought and engineering by smarter people then me devised a system that worked. I'm not trying to reinvent the wheel. I just want to have a reliable vehicle that I can depend on to start and perform when needed.
  4. From the factory my CF-600 had two (2) parallel switches and four (4) 6 volt batteries and a 12 volt starter. I'm getting the information directly from the build sheet and wiring schematic provided to me for my truck from the Mack Museum. I'm a retired firefighter and I can remember all our CF-600's were all configured with four (4) 6 volt batteries.
  5. tenfive0

    New Fad for Cars?

    I like it to but for $85,000 I could learn not to like it so much.
  6. I can confirm my truck came from the factory with a 12 volt starter according to the build sheet provided by the Mack Museum. I don't suspect (why) anyone would have changed it to anything other then 12 volts. When you reference s/p switches do you mean parallel switches? The factory wiring schematic refers to the parallel switches as MAG. SW. If and when I chose to change the electrical system to negative ground would I be correct to assume the starter polarity won't have to be change?
  7. tenfive0

    New Fad for Cars?

    For that much I'd even throw in my stash of extra GMC COE parts I was planning on selling separately PLUS my 1953 Chevy Panel Truck.
  8. tenfive0

    New Fad for Cars?

    I'd like to know how you make plastic rust?
  9. tenfive0

    My Mack fire apparatus photo album

    I'm not me. I'm just a fellow Mack owner sharing some life's experiences, offering what little I've absorbed along the way in my thick skull to whomever might be interested.
  10. tenfive0

    New Fad for Cars?

    I have a 1953 GMC Cab Over Engine (COE) that has been left outside unprotected from the elements for at least 40 years. I was planning to build it into a ramp truck / car hauler but now that I have my Mack CF-600 Cab and Chassis Hauler I've decided to sell the GMC. I'm figuring by looking at the pictures above I shouldn't have any trouble getting $25,000 for my pile of rust. it's the real deal not fake rust.. It even has a broken window, no extra charge. Of course I'd be willing to negotiate and I'm open to any reasonable offer slightly less the my asking price.
  11. tenfive0

    1959 Chevrolet Spartan 100 Tractor

    ENDT-675 Maxidyne Engine Spicer Manual 5 Speed Transmission RAD-529W Read Axel CRD-1171 Carrier / 4.62 Ratio
  12. Tin foil hat or not. Its about power, control, politics and profit. There rich get richer, trample over and screw the little guy.
  13. The Government doesn't give a crap about the little guys. They are fast tracking 5G to support this type of Bull Shi_ taking away the right of local municipalities to refuse big business (telecom) from putting mini cell towers everywhere and anywhere they chose. On poles on front lawns in front of houses feet away blasting the homeowners and businesses with microwave radiation. In Pennsylvania our Legislators and the Public Utility Commission have taken away the rights of homeowners to refuse the placement and use of Smart Meters on their homes. If a homeowner refuses the Electric Companies demands to place a Smart Meter on their home Electric Companies are shutting off power to customers. Its happening we are having our right stripped at a fast pace. Smart Meters emit microwave radio signals up to one thousand times a day to the Utility Company tracking your electric use. The Utility can track you comings and goings, when your home and when your not. They can shut off your power remotely with out cause with the push of a button. Meter readers are no longer need and perhaps hundreds are losing their jobs as a result. Meaning bigger profits for big business. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.

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