1953 DODGE R-2 CRASH TRUCK


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This is arguably the finest, most complete and original Dodge Crash Truck in existence. This Truck won The Bronze Award at the National MVPA convention in 2011.It comes with a clear Ohio Title and the original build card from Dodge Fargo for the Truck, plus all of the original equipment for fire fighting plus many spares.                                                                                                                                                                      

ITEMS CARRIED ON TRUCK, NOT LISTED IN TECH MANUALS

NOS slave cable (purchased new in wrapper)

NOS tool roll for M-37

Beachwood canvas display data plate, with easel

Mannequin w/stand to display proximity suit and helmet for static displays

Canvas winch cover

Adapter cables for 110 volt generator, 15A straight blade to 15A twist-lock, and twist-lock to straight blade, on 2 feet of 12AWG each

AVM lock-out hubs (original hubs included)

Front spindle nut wrench NOS

Spares kit, including spare headlight bulb, spare shear pins, spark plugs, ignition parts, adapter for Timing light.

24 volt battery tender to keep new batteries in top shape
 

MODIFICATIONS CARRIED OUT, AS DESCRIBED BY VARIOUS PERIOD OPERATORS

Inclusion of quad outlet box mounted on electrical cord reel. Contains 2 15A straight blade, and 2 15A Twist-lock outlets, so saw, floodlight and other accessories can be used at same time. Otherwise, the only outlet was on the end of the cord reel, and on the generator set itself.

Spares box with contents as described above, and stored in right lower compartment on top of slave cable. Inclusion of slave cable
 

TECH MANUALS INCLUDED WITH SALE

T.O. 36A12-8-10-4 Illustrated parts breakdown (R-2) (1 copy, 1 original)

T.O. 36A12-8-10-1 Handbook operating instructions (R-2) (1 copy, 1 original)

T.O. 36A12-8-10-3 Handbook overhaul instructions (1 original)

TM 9-8030 operation and organizational maintenance

ORD 9 SNL G-741 list of all service parts

TM 9-8031-2 power train body and frame

TM-9-2320-212-10 M37 series operators manual

PM 4383-O Be your own inspector on M37 series trucks

TM 9-1828A Fuel pumps

TM 9-1825B Electrical equipment (Auto-lite)

TM 9-1827C Brake and misc. equipment (Wagner-Lockheed)

PM 6348 (1-53) South Wind personnel heater service manual

LO 9-2320-212-12 Lube order chart, laminated

TM 9-1840C M-37 The production story

TM 9-2520-232-35 Transmission manual NP 420

TM 9-1828A Fuel pumps changes and additions

TM 9-1826A Carburetors (Carter)

TM 9-1840A Ord maint T-245 engine and Borg and Peck clutch

TM 5-315 Firefighting and rescue procedures in theaters of operation

Misc supplements for above various manuals

Army Vehicle parts guide Dennis Spence
 

SPARE, and EXTRA PARTS, EQUIPMENT INCLUDED IN SALE

NOS solid state turn signal/flasher kit, complete w/ wiring and connectors, and tool

Model TDS-2 test set, tachometer and dwell, with manual - Simpson Electric Company

Extra set ignition tune-up parts, points, cap., rotor, dist. cap, 6 champion plugs plus what is in spares kit

Extra proximity suit, used, with liners for coat and pants for additional display purpose

Spare gasket material for side upper compartment doors, (covers piano hinges)

Original sight glass from fire suppression system, w/ cracked glass

Some original door lifts, compartment light parts, etc.

New spare 50W, 28 volt light bulbs for trouble light (6)

New spare 300W 110V floodlight bulb

2 used oil filter assemblies, w/ lids

oil filter copper gaskets, lid retaining bolt

oil filter elements 1 NAPA, 1 NOS

6 tubes John Deer corn head grease for winch and steering gear

spark plug gapping tool

RECENT WORK DONE OR EQUIPMENT ADDED

AVM locking hubs installed just after taking delivery of truck, Fuel pump replaced with rebuild from Vintage Power Wagons- has ethanol proof diaphragms (9-16-2011) Both batteries (6 TN) replaced with 2 new 6TMF from Sommerville Battery dealer (06-06-2012)

Price: 32,500  REDUCED NOW $26,000
Location: Kettering, Ohio 45429