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Old 12-12-2009, 12:03 AM   #1
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How about some pics of '73-'87 wrecker, fire, ambulance, etc?

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Old 12-12-2009, 12:41 AM   #10
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Re: How about some pics of '73-'87 wrecker, fire, ambulance, etc?

wowser! I loved all those pics!
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Old 12-12-2009, 12:43 AM   #12
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Old 12-12-2009, 01:15 AM   #13
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Re: How about some pics of '73-'87 wrecker, fire, ambulance, etc?

I like the Blazer and the black tow truck with air horns. BTW, the tow truck has 1970 Super Bee hood scoops on it.
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Old 12-12-2009, 06:54 AM   #14
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Re: How about some pics of '73-'87 wrecker, fire, ambulance, etc?

I Love the twin spots on these!!!!!!!!!!! I'm I crazy? I want to put twin spots on my truck. I actually have the left one and bracket new in the box. Just have to get a right one and bracket.
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Old 12-12-2009, 09:28 AM   #15
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I thought you'd never ask.... from 1990 to 1995, I owned Cowboy Towing in Stillwater OK. I sold it and its still going (although they have retired all the squares). My fleet consisted of a 1988 FI 454 w/a Holmes 175 bed, a 1982 Chevy 454 w/ a Century 442 bed and wheel lift, and my personal truck was a '73 350 w/ a Holmes 480 bed and an electric over hydraulic wheel lift. I made every call in the '73 up to 1995.

I have had 4 or 5 squares over the years, but these trucks sealed my love of them.
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Old 12-12-2009, 09:49 AM   #16
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Re: How about some pics of '73-'87 wrecker, fire, ambulance, etc?

how similar is a homes 480 to a 475? my father drove a 78 k-30 with a 475, he always claimed it was a rare model and not many made, and overkill for a 1ton. they used it to haul huge motorhomes...wish i had picture of it, but heres some others from back in the day

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Re: How about some pics of '73-'87 wrecker, fire, ambulance, etc?

[QUOTE=74 C-30;3670124]how similar is a homes 480 to a 475? my father drove a 78 k-30 with a 475, he always claimed it was a rare model and not many made, and overkill for a 1ton. they used it to haul huge motorhomes...wish i had picture of it, but heres some others from back in the day

i am not too familar w/ the 475. it may be rare. generally the Holmes numbers were
440 single line for 1 ton
480 twin line 1 ton
500 2 ton
600 2 ton
750 HD for a twin screw
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Old 12-12-2009, 02:23 PM   #20
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Re: How about some pics of '73-'87 wrecker, fire, ambulance, etc?

1981 GMC we rigged out new with a Holmes 440 and the rare Sports body that holmes offered that matched the 73-87 body lines....
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how similar is a homes 480 to a 475? my father drove a 78 k-30 with a 475, he always claimed it was a rare model and not many made, and overkill for a 1ton. they used it to haul huge motorhomes...wish i had picture of it, but heres some others from back in the day

i am not too familar w/ the 475. it may be rare. generally the Holmes numbers were
440 single line for 1 ton
480 twin line 1 ton
500 2 ton
600 2 ton
750 HD for a twin screw
Holmes 475 was their first small Hydraulic unit -single line....the 485 was the twin line ...the 480 was the traditional twin boom...the 475/485 were quickly replaced by the 1100/1200 series.
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Old 12-12-2009, 03:12 PM   #22
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1981 GMC we rigged out new with a Holmes 440 and the rare Sports body that holmes offered that matched the 73-87 body lines....
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Re: How about some pics of '73-'87 wrecker, fire, ambulance, etc?

How are you even supposed to take a corner in that red crew cab wrecker posted above ?
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what size drive shafts do that have lol
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Old 12-13-2009, 02:05 AM   #25
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Here is one for sale on govdeals http://www.govdeals.com/eas/itmDispl...=9&acctID=2724
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