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A friend of my has what is saposibly a B-52. It originaly had a 707 gas, but he replaced it

with a 672 diesel. I haven't looked at it in a while to see what the serial number tag says

or on the frame. I do know it's not a B-53. Also every thing I've ever seen says there is no

such thing as a B-52. Thanks for any help on the matter. :mack1::SMOKIE-LFT:

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Joe Ditchkus    358

I have a copy of the May 2003 B-Model Registry It goes from a B-50 To B-53 with no models listed in between. Joe D.

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B61TENDT711    2

yea i would have to say thats a No to the B52. . .

I tried searching it out all i got was air planes and singer's :thumb:

Mike

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Phase 1    183

If it is a B50 it would be a rare and desirable truck. It would need to have a gas engine put back in it though.

Apparently the 50 series did not sell well and it was dropped. It was only offered one way though and no diesel engine. The other B50 series trucks were not introduced until years later and were not in the same category.

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Rob    613

What about these "B52s"?

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Is it just me or does that guy look queer?

Rob

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Mike    734

Is it just me or does that guy look queer?

Rob

Rob,

I was going to mess with you this morning but did not have the heart to do so since your butt is still sore from flying all that distance this past week. :D

You would think after all these years that those B52's would come in for a final landing and retire but, I guess they still need a good fix now and then to keep their habit going.

mike

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Maddog13407    1,920

Tried buying a B-50P from a scrapyard in Ny a few years back. Truck had sat for about 25 years but was solid, long wheelbase with a winch and dumping flatbed, all original. had all aluminum compenents like air tank, steering column spring hangers and everything, was very restorable. Guys father ran the scrap yard and died. and the kid scraped everything. Had a big company come in and the crushed this poor B50 down to the frame with a trackhoe, loaded all on trucks and headed to Albany with them. Guy scrapped about 8 B models, various R models, a few L models and some heavy rare 4x4 50's ford and plow trucks. His prices were outragious but the scrappers ended up giving him $40 a ton for everything. he thought he was king, joke was on him last year when scrap prices went through the roof. I did mandage to save some trinkets and a good B61 Lt drivetrain. cant save em all and cant ecven being to try when the junkyard people think their stuff is gold, or are just plain dumb. Btw, i did hear many people have stopped at his yard lookin for old Mack parts over the past year or so since. go figure ~Matt

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Rider1931    0

Hi My father and I are gun and truck collectors and we have two B 52 mack thermodynes  both with in a couple years of each other! they are bubble nose with the puppy dog ears absolutely amazing we are in the process of restoring both.

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j hancock    8,340

Interesting.  If you can post a picture of the VIN plate and the trucks, that would be great.

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