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I've been looking around for information on the Mack CF, and one question I've had on my mind is this: was the Mack CF ever available with any powerplants other than Mack powerplants from the factory?

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The vast majority were equipped with Mack 6 pot motors.  Lots of 237's with 5 speeds early on, then eventually up to 350's eventually.  The CF700 had maxidyne V-8's but not many were made comparatively and that combination was unloved in the fire service.  I have seen some CF's repowered with non Mack motors but to my knowledge none left the factory that way.  Conversely, the over the road F model which the CF is developed from could be had with Mack 6 and 8 cylinder power as well as Cat's, Cummins and Detroit power.

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Ed Smith

1957 B85F 1242 "The General Ike"

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people will say anything to make a sale. 

i know of two that were here in New Jersey over the past 10 years with detriot power from the factory. 

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when you are up to your armpits in alligators,

it is hard to remember you only came in to drain the swamp..

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