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Old 02-21-2012, 02:09 PM
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92-96 Grille (Fire/Rescue/Ambulance)

Looking for a grille, chrome or black, with the lights/speaker inserts. I know a lot of the were inserts cut/fitted into stock grilles. IIRC some were formed for those additions.

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Old 02-21-2012, 04:31 PM
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Dumb question
Have you tried any of the fire/rescue body builders?
I have seen used retired units on the web also
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Old 02-21-2012, 05:32 PM
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Well actually I just had the idea to acquire one of these this morning.

Thought maybe someone here had bought up a retired unit and turned it into a civvy model.
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you'll get finned if you do that to a truck thats not used for emergency purposes.
better check your local state laws.
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Many years ago I bought an ex-ambulance cab only, no rear body. It still had the grill that you're talking about. If I remember right, it had a tag on the cab with "Miller/Meteor-Ohio USA" on it. This was a long time ago, but you might want to check & see if they're still around. Sorry I can't be of any more help~
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you'll get fined if you do that to a truck thats not used for emergency purposes.
better check your local state laws.
Not if using amber lights. Don't want red and if I used blue they'd throw me under the jail house! Actually the company I work for is a distributor for every major emergency lighting company out there so lights are no problem. Just looking for that "formed" grille.

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Many years ago I bought an ex-ambulance cab only, no rear body. It still had the grill that you're talking about. If I remember right, it had a tag on the cab with "Miller/Meteor-Ohio USA" on it. This was a long time ago, but you might want to check & see if they're still around. Sorry I can't be of any more help~
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Yep, that sounds like the animal!
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Still looking ..............

here's one on a Wheeled Coach ambulance.

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now why did you have to put this idea in my head?
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That actually does look kinda cool, except for the missing emblem. Maybe I'll hit up a JY and try and fiberglass in some foglights.
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now why did you have to put this idea in my head?
Hey hey, I don't need any competition in my scavenger hunt!!!


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That actually does look kinda cool, except for the missing emblem. Maybe I'll hit up a JY and try and fiberglass in some foglights.
Driving lights, yeah. May be kinda high for fog lights.

My truck has the argent/non-chrome/whatever-ya-call-it grille and I have a spare so I may do a cut & fit until I find the real McCoy.
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Hey hey, I don't need any competition in my scavenger hunt!
too late lol, I'm looking to make my truck into a decent roadside assistance rig, and I use my PA a lot while I'm off-road, I've been looking for one for some time now.
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you boys can fab up your own you know right?
just get some fiberglass materials and get cracking.you'd be amazed what you can do.
your limited only by your imaginations.
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Gave me an idea too. Those holes for the emergency lights and speakers would be great for offroad lights.
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you boys can fab up your own you know right?
just get some fiberglass materials and get cracking.you'd be amazed what you can do.
your limited only by your imaginations.
I can build mean engines, rebuild differentials and properly run clean and safe electrical in cars/trucks, but I am FAR from a skilled craftsman with that kinda thing.
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I've been told the Whelen 700 series lights fit the slots, haven't tried it yet. Those and a standard behind-the-grille speaker, if you want a speaker, will probably be loads cheaper.

The 700 Series can be had in halogen, strobe or LED versions.

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