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707C to a 237 in a 1957 B-95


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Hello Angelo, you should not have any major issues. I have repowered 2 C model fire trucks with ENDTF 673's. I needed to swap out the front motor mount, have radiator top tube moved, and a few other modifications but nothing crazy. The C model gassers already were plumbed with a return fuel line and I'm sure your B is plumbed the same. When finished I replaced the carrier with one with a 4.25 ratio which gave it a nice speed range in the low 60 MPH range. Totally changed the truck. I have had nothing but trouble with the 707. After the repower I would take the trucks just about any where. Good luck with the repower and feel free to call me any time. Don

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Angelo my B85 with the 6v53 (I know people it's a green leaker start the hating now) is a pleasure to drive. I've driven a gasser before and the difference is night and day. Can't imagine how nice a six speed would be.

Is the 237 going in the old E-59?

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Ed Smith

1957 B85F 1242 "The General Ike"

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I was told to put a 237 in a B,you had to retain your water pump & harmonic balancer from your/an END673/711. I have a 237/6 speed to install in the chassis I bought from Superdog. You can see it won't fit without doing the harmonic balancer/water pump swap. My 237 has a 3 fan belt set up,where the END673 has a 2 belt set up. My 2 cents.......Al

IF YOU BOUGHT IT, A TRUCK BROUGHT IT..AND WHEN YOU'RE DONE WITH IT, A TRUCK WILL HAUL IT AWAY!!! Big John Trimble,WRVA

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I was told to put a 237 in a B,you had to retain your water pump & harmonic balancer from your/an END673/711. I have a 237/6 speed to install in the chassis I bought from Superdog. You can see it won't fit without doing the harmonic balancer/water pump swap. My 237 has a 3 fan belt set up,where the END673 has a 2 belt set up. My 2 cents.......Al

Been their and done this swap,also think the hub that the harmonic balancer sits on has to be changed.
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yup, front crank hub has to be changed, the gas job trans mounts are different than a diesel. you can probably re use the radiator with some fancy plumbing, I have used a B68/B62 radiator before in a B61. also need to put the 1/4 inch spacer plates between the front spring hangers and the radiator crossmember to move it forward or it is a real bitch to change a fan belt if you don't!

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