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RFW Jimboomba Fire Brigade
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No: 29440   Contributor: Matt Hayes   Year: 2011   Manufacturer: Other   Country: Australia
RFW Jimboomba Fire Brigade

Jimboomba Rural Fire Brigade ran this RFW truck for many years (retired now) from memory it had a 4 or 6 cyl car motor that ran the pump, a rather large and capable beast.
Picture added on 11 September 2011 at 10:05
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The motor on the "Darley"pump was an AT4.236. Perkins diesel motor which gave us 25bar pressure on the case 1 lines and about 4000l per minute from the case 3 , 64ml QRT outlets

Added by Bernie Savage on 29 June 2015.
Matt, Bernie:

Very unusual truck, not to mention the locale's evocative name too! A nice effort by Mr. R F Whitehead and his collaborators, not exactly elegant - but obviously very capable and not a vehicle to be ignored by errant kangaroos...

The cab reminds me of the late and unlamented Leyland Marathons.

Did RFW build many like this?

Added by Rob Johnson on 17 January 2018.
Just what I’m looking for if anyone knows of it’s where abouts please make contact.

Added by John perry on 23 February 2019.
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