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1975 CJ-5 Fire Jeep Thorndale, PA **SOLD**

• CATEGORIES: CJ5, Features, Fire/Police/Industry Vehicles

UPDATE: **SOLD** Was at auction.

Thanks go to Steve for spotting this jeep on municibid.com.  Plenty of details provided, though the pics aren’t the greatest.

“The Thorndale Volunteer Fire Company is selling a 1975 Jeep CJ-5 previously utilized as a brush fire unit.  This vehicle is owned by the original owner and it was delivered on June 7, 1975.  The configuration into a brush fire unit was completed by the Brush Buggie Corporation  prior to delivery.  Configurations included the integrated roll cage, water tank, extended front bumper with fire pump, and emergency warning lights and sirens.  The vehicle was refurbished in May of 1993 by Fire Company members.

Specifications:
1975 Jeep CJ-5
258 Cubic-inch 4.2 Liter Straight 6
3-Speed Manual Transmission
Manufacturer Date of Jeep: February 1975
BF Goodrich Mud-Terrain T/A Tires
Size: LT235/75/R15

Tread Depth:
Driver’s Side Front: 18/32”
Passenger’s Side Front: 18/32”
Driver’s Side Rear: 18/32”
Passenger’s Side Rear: 18/32”

GVW: 5,500 lbs

250 GPM Gorman-Rupp Exhaust Powered Centrifugal Pump powered by a 9 horsepower Briggs & Stratton 4 cycle motor (Rebuilt during May 1993 Refurbishment)
110 Gallon UPF Poly Tank (Added during May 1993 Refurbishment)
Hannay Electric Hose Reel with 100 feet of Garden Hose
Mileage: 13,625 (As of 9/23/2012)
Inspection Expiration: April 2012
Front Axle Rebuilt: May 1993
Ball Joints and U-Joints Replaced: May 1993
Shocks Replaced: May 1993
Steering Dampener Replaced: May 1993
Re-sprung Leaf Springs: May 1993
Radiator Replaced: November 20, 2008
Fuel Pump and Filter Replaced: March 14, 2009
Equipment Included:
– Federal AeroDynic Lightbar
– Federal 100 Watt Dynamaxx Siren Speaker
– (2) Brush Rakes
– (1) Spade Head Shovel
– (1) Pulaski Tool

The water tank has a 1-1/2” inlet for filling the tank.  Pump provides water to hose reel as well as 6 foot garden hose stored under the passenger’s seat.  Vehicle is capable of “pump and roll”.

Damage includes a tear on the driver’s seat upright portion, a small tear in the passenger’s side seat upright portion, a dent on the passenger’s side front fender, and dent on passenger’s side jamb.”

 

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