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Old 02-29-2016, 11:26 PM   #1
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1957 Mack C49T

This one is a classic guys, it's been converted before but is in a state of disrepair now. I'm going to be working on it to get it all up and running. Inside and out it needs work but I think I've got the skills and determination to get it done. Thankfully it has ALL the service manuals so I have a lot of reading ahead of me. I have been a full time RVer for a little bit now so it isn't all new to me.

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Old 03-01-2016, 07:01 AM   #2
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PICS!!!!! Or it never happened.

You have a VERY sweet bus!
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Old 03-01-2016, 09:44 AM   #3
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Ditto the pix! We love the classics here and this one sounds too cool.
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Old 03-01-2016, 12:13 PM   #5
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Is that darlin' a dognose or COE? The only C models I think I have ever seen were fire trucks with a COE frontend. Never heard of a bus model.
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Is that darlin' a dognose or COE? The only C models I think I have ever seen were fire trucks with a COE frontend. Never heard of a bus model.

This one?
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I'll get some more pictures once I head over that way. It has a Mack ENDT 673 motor, and a Turbomatic 184. I'm thinking I'll replace the transmission sometime with something that would allow highway cruising.
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Oh yeah, when those were made roads weren't as good. I don't think they were designed to hit today's speeds but should handle it well. They built them stout back them.

I love that unibrow look. Nice score.
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Sweet ol' gal and looks to be in pretty good shape for her age. Gonna be fun to watch this one come together. Thanks for the pix.
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What a great rig. I'm looking forward to seeing this one come together.
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Alright I'll get some more pictures tomorrow but today I got the motor running after it had been sitting about 10 years. It was fun priming it up before starting, have an air leak I need to track down in the suspension. Also need to reconnect the drive line, lube up parts, and decrease other areas. It was pretty awesome hearing that old beast fire up.
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