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VALS327

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About VALS327

  • Rank
    Old Iron Expert

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  • Location
    Prospect CT
  • Interests
    Mack fire apparatus

Previous Fields

  • Make
    MACK
  • Model
    C-85
  • Year
    1963
  • Other Trucks
    1966 MACK C-951965 MACK C-1251969 MACK CF-600

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  1. VALS327

    ATHS Hudson Mohawk

    Looks like your son is having a blast. But who wouldn’t be smiling sitting in the jump seat of a C model fire engine. I hope he continues to enjoy the hobby with you. 🚒👍
  2. VALS327

    SPAAMFAA CONVENTION & MUSTER

    After the rain stopped it turned out to be a great day. I really enjoyed seeing my friends and making some new ones.
  3. VALS327

    Info needed

    That’s awesome
  4. VALS327

    Connecticut Tire shops?

    I've had good a good experience with Belardinelli in Bethel also.
  5. Those trucks were beautiful. The owner was a nice guy.
  6. VALS327

    Lost and Not Found

    Sorry to hear the sad result of your search.
  7. VALS327

    Greenwood Delaware Seagrave

    Thanks for the link a lot of cool photos. Correct me if I'm wrong but it looks like the 1974 engine with the addition of the enclosed cab and the simulators on the wheels
  8. VALS327

    Some Russian firetruck pics

    Thanks Vlad they are all beautiful. I particularly like the ZIS ladder truck and the six wheel experimental truck that's looks like a boat.
  9. It's the sign that greets travelers to Cobar on the Barrier Highway. photographer not known
  10. VALS327

    New to the form and need help.

    My suggestion is convert the rig to drum brakes. The rear end in your truck was made for many years and the parts to do the conversion should be readily available. Good luck, . Don
  11. Very nice, I like how the drive train is set up. Enjoy
  12. VALS327

    Model "C" question

    All my C models have hydraulic power steering. The pump is run off the back of the air compressor. My oldest C model is a 1961 and the newest is a 1967. Take care, Don
  13. VALS327

    Craigslist Mack

    Joe that that truck has, should have, Yocum Creek written all over it. It would be a great addition to your fleet and the best tanker in the Evarts area based on reliability and the amount of water it carries. I think you need to push David into having the county find some money. Just my opinion, Don
  14. Hello Paul, The paint job looks awesome congratulations on a job well done. Mal and Katherine traveling so far to help you with Mrs Mack says a lot about the type of good people you are. Enjoy Mrs Mack. So how does Mal feel about being a world famous painter. Take care, Don
  15. Hello Paul, . Thanks for documenting your project for us. It is quite an undertaking. As 85snowdog has said this beats anything that's on television. I know that as I'm getting ready to go to sleep your hard at work on the next episode. I just have one question. How is it Mal is so relaxed and you seem so stressed. In all seriousness you are making a difficult job look fairly easy. Keep up the good work. Don

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