Video: 1942 fire truck restoration (part 2)

When the deputy chief of the Titirangi Volunteer Fire Brigade asked Lyndsay Whittle if he’d consider carrying out a restoration on their 1942 International fire truck, he literally jumped at the chance.

The old International is a regular sight on West Auckland roads especially during the lead-up to the Christmas period where it delights both young and old when its old time mudguard-mounted siren is sounded.

Once the finance for the restoration was confirmed, our small restoration team sat down on a Monday morning and started planning our methodology for carrying out the required work.

Read more in the latest issue of Deals on Wheels magazine (issue #266).

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