1972-02-01

Design Consideration for Mounting a Fire Apparatus Body on a Truck Chassis 720296

The problems encountered in mounting fire pumps, fire truck bodies, and related equipment on chassis are discussed.The problem area is defined and recommendations are offered for each of the following areas of the chassis: frame, electrical systems, fuel systems, brake systems, transmission and PTO systems, exhaust systems, drivelines, and lights.More technical cooperation between body builders and chassis manufacturers is suggested.

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