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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Other-Makes-B-57-Mack-1966-mack-b-57-dumptruck-/171085885351?pt=US_Cars_Trucks&hash=item27d5836fa7&vxp=mtr

Saw this truck for sale, my question is did they change the interior color to tan before they changed to the R-model or did someone paint this one tan? Truck year is a 66, so close to when they went to the R. Also has a tan steering wheel but with a green horn button.

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APA had a B-Model (unsure what year) with a factory tan interior,also several early MB's with a tan interior. My cousin had a 1964 B-67 wrecker that had a factory tan interior with a white steering wheel,maybe some came that way late in production?....................Mark

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APA had a B-Model (unsure what year) with a factory tan interior,also several early MB's with a tan interior. My cousin had a 1964 B-67 wrecker that had a factory tan interior with a white steering wheel,maybe some came that way late in production?....................Mark

Wow! New one on me,Mark! I had no idea they had painted them like that from the factory.I did pull a grey (maybe faded white) steering wheel off of a '55 B-60 my cousin and I cut up for parts.,but that interior was the traditional green metallic. Al

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new one to me, I guess it could have been custom ordered tan. the tan wheel looks common tho with power steering and the worn out small shaft. seen one B57 in my day and was a tri axle dump also in Westmoreland Ny years ago. it to had a beige wheel.

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new one to me, I guess it could have been custom ordered tan. the tan wheel looks common tho with power steering and the worn out small shaft. seen one B57 in my day and was a tri axle dump also in Westmoreland Ny years ago. it to had a beige wheel.

Where abouts in Westmoreland Matt?

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Wow! New one on me,Mark! I had no idea they had painted them like that from the factory.I did pull a grey (maybe faded white) steering wheel off of a '55 B-60 my cousin and I cut up for parts.,but that interior was the traditional green metallic. Al

Al,i really don't know how many came that way,but I do know my cousins wrecker was factory tan inside,we took the door apart once to replace a window regulator,and all inside of the door was painted tan,no green anywhere! truck still had its factory Mack red outside,i do agree,maybe it was a custom order. I know a lot of UPS's early F-Models had both green and tan interiors,depending on the shop / terminal managers choice (or so I have been told LOL!)............................Mark

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Truck is 46 years old, I'm sure it has been repainted at least once. Or could have been a special ordered interior. A lot of interesting things going on in that truck. Placement of the tach is unusual. What appears to be 4 push in (Pete) style breakers & two push/pull knobs & a later model gauge in the glovebox door. Electric brake controller. I'm gonna 2nd that the odd gauge to the left of the wheel is for the lift axle. Is a B57 a short hood like a B67? It appears to be shorter and with the doghouse in the cab....

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Al,i really don't know how many came that way,but I do know my cousins wrecker was factory tan inside,we took the door apart once to replace a window regulator,and all inside of the door was painted tan,no green anywhere! truck still had its factory Mack red outside,i do agree,maybe it was a custom order. I know a lot of UPS's early F-Models had both green and tan interiors,depending on the shop / terminal managers choice (or so I have been told LOL!)............................Mark

Interesting,Mark! You can always learn something new on BMT! :twothumbsup: Al

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is it me or... something a little funny about this truck, looks like Hendrickson susp, 5 spoke wheels in the rear, and definitely not a Mack front end, just by the spokes..

Possibly recabbed?

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The B-57's were setup like a B-53 chassis,only a shorter BBC.The B-53 used a Rockwell front axle which used a different hub,as I imagine the B-57 used also.

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