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    fire pump info

    We have the installation, operation & maintenance manual for the mounted equipment.
    It covers Front mounted fire pumps types UA, U, GF, GK, and F.
    Our next quest is to find who did the conversion...
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    1955 Willys fire truck on display

    The truck is currently on display at the National Museum of Transportation in Kirkwood Mo. (St Louis suburb).
    Come visit the museum. https://tnmot.org/
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    1955 Willys Fire Truck uodate

    I’ve finished. At least for now.

    Concerning the brake system I fabricated and replaced all of the brake lines. Ni-Cu tubing was a life saver as far as ease of bending. Double flaring Ni-Cu with...
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    With the choke open (engine off) look into the...

    With the choke open (engine off) look into the carb and operate the throttle. You should see a small stream of gas squirt into the throat of the carb. If you do the accelerator pump is working. The...
  5. Carter yf 1bbl carburetor 2476s rebuild

    INFO ON REBUILDING. ESPECIALLY CONCERNING NEEDLE/SEAT.

    1) CARBURETOR REBUILD KIT IS BWD 96-103A/ STANDARD 121A
    2) THE SUPPLIED NEEDLE AND SEAT IN THE KIT WILL NOT WORK IN THIS CARB. THE CORRECT...
  6. Thanks for the advice.

    Thanks for the advice.
  7. Dana 25 front axle drive flange bolt torque value

    Anyone know the torque value on the 6 bolts? It's on a 1955 Willys truck.
    Thanks
    Phil
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    To me a bearing cup that slides in and out with...

    To me a bearing cup that slides in and out with no resistance sounds like trouble. Time will tell. For more info Google bearing creep.
    Good luck
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    Use this link. I don't use the Loctite, but it's...

    Use this link. I don't use the Loctite, but it's good insurance if you don't want to remove the race in the future.
    www.grainews.ca/2014/12/10/how-to-deal-with-a-loose-bearing-race/
  10. The box was marked "made in USA". FMSI (Friction...

    The box was marked "made in USA". FMSI (Friction Materials Standard Institute) sets the standards (for lack of a better term) for brake shoes and friction material.
    What I don't understand is that...
  11. 1955 Willys Truck rear brake job-solved

    I installed new brake shoes (Wagner Z53) and wheel cyls. (Centric 13463005 & 006) on the rear axle (Dana 53) of a 55 Willys fire truck.
    I removed the swage from the original drum/hub (using Bosch...
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    1955 Willys Fire Truck

    I'm a volunteer at the National Museum of Transportation in St. Louis. Appearance wise our truck is like an airplane; pretty on the top side, not as pretty underneath. But it is a nice truck.
    Right...
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