Popular Post justintocci Posted November 1, 2018 Popular Post Share Posted November 1, 2018 You are looking at a very nice "one of a kind" original 1955 Mack B Model Fire Truck completely made by Mack in Allentown and shipped on 2/18/1955 To Fairmont Fire Company Landsdale, Pa. It is equipped with the 707 cubic inch gas 6 cylinder engine and air brakes. It has 26,237 original miles however the title reads exempt. This truck has been hidden away in a dry garage for almost 30 years which made most people who were looking for it, think that it had been scrapped. The owner had disconnected the water lines feeding to the water the tank and pump prior to storage, so I have not pumped water out of it. He also had drained the fuel. I installed new batteries, fresh fuel, new points and it fired right up. I did pull the PTO for the pump and it turned on, but I immediately turned it off from fear of burning it out from running dry. It runs and drives perfect. It has good oil pressure, water temperature, and air pressure. It has a clear Pa Title and it really should be in a museum. The tires and brakes are in good usable condition. This truck can also be seen in the book authored by Harvey Eckart Mack Model B fire Trucks pages15,16. The book reads: B85F1022, built 1954. This semi cab for Landsdale, Pa featured a very unusual body, with a lip. The rotor ray light shown over the bell (bell is missing) was popular in the Phila area. The many enclosed body compartments that were uncommon in this era, as were the dual rear-mounted booster reels. This truck is located in Coal Township, Pa 17866 area and can be viewed there prior to the ending of the sale. It is being sold As-Is and the buyer is responsible for pick up. There will be a non-refundable deposit of $500. within 24 hours at the end of this sale. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me, however so you know in advance, I don't know much about fire trucks, however I have knowledge of the drive train. Thank you and happy bidding! The paint, body and crome is not perfect, however for the year it is in amazing condition. There is no rust thru the body and the frame is in great shape. more pics in the ad https://www.ebay.com/itm/1955-Mack-B85-Fire-Truck/142991572763?hash=item214af63f1b:g:mBEAAOSwRBVb1NPO:rk:1:pf:0 4 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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