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Clwyd WrT GEY745N
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No: 21614   Contributor: Gary Simpson   Year: 1986   Manufacturer: Dennis   Country: United Kingdom
Clwyd WrT GEY745N

Dennis WrT GEY745N. New to Prestatyn,GEY Is seen running as the 2nd away pump at Wrexham. She ended her days as a HGV training appliance at Rhyl Training Department,replaced on those duties by Volvo FL6.12 Boxvan K69OBG.
Picture added on 18 January 2010 at 14:59
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We had this on the run at Prestatyn during the hot summer of 1989 whilst NEY 286 R was in workshops for a new pto.

Added by Ian Herd on 26 January 2010.
She was a spare in East Division too,NEY286R was bad news for us when I was at Mold, we blew the engine at Rhydymwyn when she was a spare. We had the last tow from the Bedford RL Wrecker 376ALC.

Added by Gary Simpson on 26 January 2010.
These appliances were fitted with Jaguar 4.2 petrol engines and the engines never lasted until the first oil change was due. Worst appliance Wrexham ever had.

Added by Alan Woodward on 16 February 2010.
The new MAN "All Wales Pump" doesn't exactly stand out for its reliability either! Especially when they don't seem to be able to string three weeks together in service. The Rolls Royce was a better petrol engine. Hampshire ended up fitting Perkins Diesel to the Jags they had. Wrexham could always break their toys though! See picture of the Shelvoke, Dennis RS RDM361V was known as the "boomarang" by the fitters due to the metalwork they bolted onto the NS rear locker runner after someone was rough with her.

Added by Gary Simpson on 16 February 2010.
I thought it was only the Dennis "D" series that had the Jaguar 4.2 petrol engine as an option. Surely this is an "F" series and would of had a Rolls or Perkins engine.

Added by Michael G on 23 February 2013.
Its a F48 !

Added by Barrie Green on 24 February 2013.
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