Video: 1942 fire truck restoration (part 3)


Track Lyndsay Whittle's progress in this video (the third in the series) as he restores a 1942 fire truck restoration.

When I was screaming down Piha Road 40-odd years ago, sometimes standing on the back, sometimes as the driver, I’d have never dreamed that one day in 2015 I’d be restoring the old machine.

Back in the early ’70s when the truck was in its final years of operational life it was 30-plus years old and to me it seemed ancient at the time.

Read more in the next issue of Deals on Wheels magazine (issue #267) – out on 7 December 2015.

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