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Old 06-23-2019, 01:49 AM   #651
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Here's an old Squarebody GMC 6500 still putting in a hard days work serving her community as Fairmont, Nebraska's main pumper sure we have a crew cab Kenworth that's at least 7 years old but they take the ol' GMC to field fires, house fires, you name it before they'll break out the Kenny because the GMC is lighter and older than the Kenworth and she's got 2 engines both gas but from what one of my Buddies who used to be on the department said that the Smeal pump is F**d powered but I'm unable to confirm or deny it at this time if I can get any more shot of her I'll post them up here
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Old 06-23-2019, 12:46 PM   #652
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My Department in Valley NE had a Smeal pumper/tanker with a separate pump engine, and it was a Ford gas V-8. The nice thing about that truck was it had pump and roll capabilities, it was great for weed fires in road ditches, you could drive along and hit fire with the dual deck guns and never have to walk in the black!
Unfortunately the powers that be deemed it too old to keep around, so we sold it to Verdigree NE. FD and it is still in service.
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Old 06-28-2019, 07:12 AM   #653
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Nice to see she's still a hard worker. That's what that high ratio of service vs use is supposed to be all about. Powers that be are often just that and that's about all. Probably more about the town's image than anything.

That fire apparatus company has it's pumper package set up to use the Ford industrial engine I suppose. The same unit goes on whatever brand truck.
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Old 07-02-2019, 05:52 PM   #654
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This is a very nice truck! Ever thought about adding some nice bedwood to it ?
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Old 07-03-2019, 08:41 AM   #655
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Nope not too big. Thats a C-90.
You are learning well, but always more I could teach you. There is nothing bigger than Chevy 90 or GMC 9500. What I meant was you didn't include the bigger series in your title. There were no C90s
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Finally doing some painting on the 67 C50.
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Old 07-04-2019, 10:14 AM   #657
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Looks great! That's be a nice looking conversion. The best I've seen. Not an awkward part about it, like most I see. Looks meant to be.
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Old 10-09-2019, 01:38 PM   #658
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Old 10-09-2019, 02:49 PM   #659
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Nice truck. Wonder what is under the hood. I had a chance to buy a '79 like it once and it was a 3208 Cat.
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That really is a very nice heavy Chevy. Do you know the story on it? I'd guess it is a diesel by the stack and probably not a Detroit. Might be a 3208. What years did they offer the John Deere engine?
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That really is a very nice heavy Chevy. Do you know the story on it? I'd guess it is a diesel by the stack and probably not a Detroit. Might be a 3208. What years did they offer the John Deere engine?
The Deere diesel was offered very briefly in 1985.
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Thanks Bob. I did do a Google search after asking. It seems there were a couple cases where GM, Detroit, and JD tried mingling. Pretty neat. Too bad they couldn't get anything put out. I read some about the "Big Al", Allis Chalmers, truck engine too.
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