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815 North Jackson Street
P.O. Box 849
Athens, Tennessee 37371-0849
www.cityofathenstn.com
423-744-2780
Fax 423-744-8866
[email protected]
CITY OF ATHENS
Matthew Marshall,
Purchasing Director
NOTICE OF DEMO EXCEPTIONS
The following exceptions will be allowed for the bidding procedure;
1. No performance bond will be required if a demo vehicle is submitted.
2. Delivery must be within 15 days of contract signing on all demo’s
3. Mileage must be less than 15,000 thousand miles on demo units.
4. All demo’s must have a pre-2010 engine.
Bidder’s company name, signature, and date indicate that these terms and conditions have been read, understood, and
accepted.
DATE:____________________
BIDDER’S COMPANY NAME _____________________________________________
COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE:
_____________________________________
______________________________
(Printed Name)
(Written Signature)
TELEPHONE _________________________
FAX _________________________
EMAIL ______________________________
THIS DOCUMENT MUST BE SIGNED AND RETURNED WITH BID
815 North Jackson Street
P.O. Box 849
Athens, Tennessee 37371-0849
www.cityofathenstn.com
Matthew Marshall
423-744-2780
Fax 423-744-8866
[email protected]
Director of Purchasing
CITY OF ATHENS
REQUEST FOR BID NO. 1561
The City of Athens will receive sealed bids at the Athens Municipal Building, Purchasing
Department, located at 815 N. Jackson Street, Athens, TN 37303, until 2:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday
April 25, 2012, at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for Fire Engine
with Demo Option as described in the attached Specifications No. 12-38. (Note: Late bids will not be
considered under any circumstances. Bids will be accepted if the date/time stamped by the Purchasing
Department is 2:30 p.m.; date/time stamps of 2:31 or later will be rejected.)
Price shall include complete unit delivered to the City of Athens Municipal building located at
815 North Jackson St, Athens, Tennessee 37303.
PARTS MANUAL: Bidder shall furnish complete parts, service & repair manual(s) to be
included as a part of the bid with no additional cost to the owner. Paper or DVD form is acceptable.
$ BID AMOUNT:
1. Total Bid amount for the Fire Engine in accordance
with Specifications No. 12-38.
__________________________
2. Is this a Demo Fire Engine?
__________________________
3. What Discounts are available for full prepayment of the vehicle? (amount or
percentage of total cost).
___________________________
4. What is the timeline from payment to delivery of the apparatus?
____________________________
5. If this is a Demo will this engine be ready two weeks from payment?
_____________________________
Option 1:
TRADE-OPTION: (Asset #1389) 1988 Emergency One fire Truck. VIN: 1F9BBAA86J1037548.
This unit may be inspected at the City Hall Fire Station 1. 815 N. Jackson St. Athens, TN Monday
through Friday at 3:00 p.m. For an appointment, the contact number is (423) 744-2760.
LESS TRADE IN
$__________________
NET PRICE WITH TRADE IN $__________________
ALL BIDS MUST BE SEALED, PROPERLY IDENTIFIED, AND RETURNED WITH THE
“BID RETURN ADDRESS SHEET” (INCLUDED IN THIS BID PACKAGE) TAPED TO THE
OUTSIDE FRONT OF THE ENVELOPE/PACKAGE THAT YOU ARE RETURNING.
The City of Athens reserves the right to reject any and all bids or waive any informalities and to
accept any proposal deemed to be in the best interest of the City.
Sign here
COMPANY________________________________
DATE ______________________________
BY _______________________________________
(Printed)
____________________________________
(Signature)
PHONE _______________________ FAX____________________ EMAIL_____________________
Specifications for New or Demo
Fire Engine 12-38
Part 1. Cab and Chassis
Part 2. Fire Engine Box
Part 1.
Description
0100-007
MODEL
Metro Star/Or similar Pumper
8012-019
CUSTOMERS / OEMS
or Similar
8011-011
MODEL YEAR
Model Year - 2011
8001-001
COUNTRY OF SERVICE
Country of Service United States Of America
8006-009
APPARATUS TYPE
Apparatus Type Pumper
8008-001
VEHICLE TYPE
Vehicle Type Straight Truck
0104-001
AXLE CONFIGURATION
Axle Configuration 4x2 (Rear Axle Drive Only)
0101-003
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS FRONT
GAWR Front 20000#
0102-004
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS REAR
GAWR Rear 27000#
8010-002
PUMP PROVISION
Pump Provision Driveline Midship
1000-016
CAB STYLE
Cab Style ELFD 10" Raised Roof
1501-002
CAB FRONT FASCIA
Cab Frt Fascia Classic
1518-012
FRONT GRILLE
Cab Frt Grille Classic Styled
1521-002
CAB PAINT EXTERIOR
Cab Paint Exterior Two Tone
1533-001
CAB PAINT MANUFACTURER
Cab Paint Manufacturer PPG
1522-080
CAB PAINT PRIMARY/LOWER COLOR
Cab Paint Primary/Lower Color PPG Red FBCH 71528
1523-244
CAB PAINT SECONDARY/UPPER COLOR
Cab Paint Sec/Upper Color PPG White FBCH 2185
1524-002
CAB PAINT EXTERIOR BREAKLINE
Cab Paint Exterior Breakline Classic
1515-005
CAB PAINT PINSTRIPE
Cab Paint Pinstripe 1/2" Black Temporary
8013-014
CAB PAINT WARRANTY
Cab Paint Warranty 2011 (10) Year/100,000 Miles
1334-022
CAB PAINT INTERIOR
Cab Paint Int Zolatone Onyx Blk
1005-001
CAB ENTRY DOORS
Cab Entry Doors (4)
1101-001
CAB ENTRY DOOR TYPE
Cab Entry Door Type Full Length
1540-143
LH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT
LH Ext Rr Cmpt 66"H x 17"W w/84" Rev Hng Dr/Fwd Rr Wall
Structure
5313-005
LH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT
LIGHTING
LH Ext Rr Cmpt Lt LED Strip Lt SoundOff Signal 43"
1548-005
LH EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT
INTERIOR FINISH
LH Exterior Compartment Interior Finish Zolatone Onyx Black
1541-143
RH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT
RH Ext Rr Cmpt 66"H x 17"W w/84" Rev Hng Dr/Fwd Rr Wall
Structure
5345-005
RH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT
LIGHTING
RH Ext Rr Cmpt Lt LED Strip Lt SoundOff Signal 43"
1549-005
RH EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT
INTERIOR FINISH
RH Exterior Compartment Interior Finish Zolatone Onyx Black
8004-007
CAB STRUCTURAL WARRANTY
Cab Structural Warranty 2011 (10) Year/100,000 Miles
9001-001
CAB TEST INFORMATION
Cab Test Information Crash Test ECE-29
5000-001
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Elec System 12V DC
5006-002
APPARATUS WIRING PROVISION
Apparatus Wiring Provision (8) Circuit Panel
5004-003
LOAD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
Load Management System Class 1 Total System Manager
5622-002
DATA RECORDING SYSTEM
Data Recording Sys Vehicle Data
5031-001
POWER & GROUND STUD
Pwr & Gnd Stud 40A Batt Dir
5030-002
AUXILIARY POWER & GROUND STUD
Aux Pwr & Gnd Stud Bhd Sw Pnl 40A Mstr Sw
5032-002
ADDITIONAL POWER & GROUND STUD
Addl Pwr & Gnd Stud Bhd Sw Pnl 40A Mstr Sw
5011-001
EXTERIOR ELECTRICAL TERMINAL
COATING
Exterior Electrical Terminal Coating Spray On Plasti Dip
1701-034
ENGINE
Engine Diesel 425HP Cummins ISL must be pre 2010 year
1329-001
CAB ENGINE TUNNEL
Cab Engine Tunnel Small/Medium
1731-002
DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER
CONTROLS
DPF Ctrl Regeneration Sw & Inhibit Sw
1718-002
ENGINE PROGRAMMING HIGH IDLE
SPEED
Engine Programming High Idle Speed 1250 RPM
1719-003
ENGINE HIGH IDLE CONTROL
Engine High Idle Ctrl Automatic
1710-001
ENGINE PROGRAMMING ROAD SPEED
GOVERNOR
Engine Programming Road Speed Governor Enabled
1713-002
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE
Aux Engine Brake Jacobs
1708-005
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE CONTROL
Aux Engine Brake Ctrl Off/Low/High Sw Pnl
1715-001
FLUID FILLS
Fluid Fills Fwd For Med Displacement Cap
1720-003
ELECTRONIC ENGINE OIL LEVEL
INDICATOR
Elec Engine Oil Level Indicator
8002-001
ENGINE WARRANTY
Engine Warranty Cummins (5) Year/100,000 Miles
1707-028
REMOTE THROTTLE HARNESS
Rmt Throttle Harness PSG Fire Rsrch In Control 300/400 Side Mnt
1721-001
ENGINE PROGRAMMING REMOTE
THROTTLE
Engine Program Rmt Throttle Off
1727-001
ENGINE PROGRAMMING IDLE SPEED
Engine Programming Idle Speed 700 RPM
2704-002
ENGINE FAN DRIVE
Engine Fan Drive Clutch
2701-005
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM
Engine Cooling Sys Medium Disp Cap
2708-001
ENGINE COOLANT
Engine Coolant Extended Life
2706-003
ELECTRONIC COOLANT LEVEL
INDICATOR
Elec Low Coolant Level Indicator
2705-002
ENGINE PUMP HEAT EXCHANGER
Engine Pump Heat Exchanger
2709-001
COOLANT HOSES
Coolant Hoses Silicone
2801-001
ENGINE AIR INTAKE
Engine Air Intake Filtration and Restriction
2901-012
ENGINE EXHAUST SYSTEM
Eng Exhaust Sys Under Frm RH Outboard
2902-010
ENGINE EXHAUST ACCESSORIES
Engine Exh Acc Exh Temp Mitigation
1801-015
TRANSMISSION
Transmission GEN IV-E Allison 3000 EVS
1806-001
TRANSMISSION MODE PROGRAMMING
Transmission Mode Programming 4th Startup/5th Mode
1811-001
TRANSMISSION FEATURE
PROGRAMMING
Transmission Feature Programming I/O Package 198/Pumper
1815-002
ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OIL
LEVEL INDICATOR
Elec Transmission Oil Level Indicator
1807-003
TRANSMISSION SHIFT SELECTOR
Transmission GEN IV-E Shift Sel Key Pad/Push Button
1814-002
TRANSMISSION PRE-SELECT WITH
AUXILIARY BRAKE
2nd Gear Pre-Select
1808-001
TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM
Transmission Cooling System
8005-001
TRANSMISSION WARRANTY
Transmission Warranty Allison (5) Year
3001-001
DRIVELINE
Driveline Spicer 1710 HD
3005-002
MIDSHIP PUMP / GEARBOX
Midship Pump Jackshaft Only
3008-085
MIDSHIP PUMP / GEARBOX MODEL
Midship Pump/Gearbox Model Waterous CSUC20
3009-007
MIDSHIP PUMP RATIO
Midship Pump Ratio 2.27:1
3048-007
MIDSHIP PUMP GEARBOX DROP
Midship Pump Gearbox Drop Waterous "C"
3010-1000 MIDSHIP PUMP LOCATION C/L
SUCTION FROM REAR AXLE
Midship Pump Location C/L Suction 100"
3109-021
FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR
Fuel Filter/Wtr Separator Fleetguard FS1003 w/Lt & Alarm
3111-001
FUEL LINES
Fuel Lines Nylon
3104-003
FUEL SHUTOFF VALVE
Fuel Shutoff Valve at Tank and at Primary Filter
3101-015
FUEL TANK
Fuel Tank 65 Gallon
3102-007
FUEL TANK FILL PORT
Fuel Tank Fill Port RH Mid/LH Rwd
2401-003
FRONT AXLE
Frt Axle Meritor MFS 20000# Beam
8059-007
FRONT AXLE WARRANTY
Front Axle Warranty Meritor 2011
2405-001
FRONT WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION Frt Wheel Bearing Lube Oil
2502-002
FRONT SHOCK ABSORBERS
Frt Shock Absorbers Bilstein
2501-006
FRONT SUSPENSION
Frt Suspension 9 Leaf 20000-21500#
2601-001
STEERING COLUMN/WHEEL
Steering Column/Wheel Tilt/Telescopic 18"
2603-001
POWER STEERING PUMP
Power Steering Pump TRW
2609-002
ELECTRONIC POWER STEERING FLUID
LEVEL INDICATOR
Elec Power Steering Fluid Level Indicator
2606-009
FRONT AXLE CRAMP ANGLE
Front Axle Cramp Angle 48L/44R Degrees
2610-003
POWER STEERING GEAR
Power Steering Gear TRW TAS 65 w/Assist
2608-001
CHASSIS ALIGNMENT
Chassis Alignment
3401-003
REAR AXLE
Rear Axle 27000# Meritor RS-25-160
3403-001
REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL
LUBRICATION
Rear Axle Differential Lubrication Oil
8061-004
REAR AXLE WARRANTY
Rear Axle Warranty Meritor 2011
3411-001
REAR WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION
Rear Wheel Bearing Lubrication Oil
3408-004
VEHICLE TOP SPEED
Vehicle Top Speed 65 MPH
3501-032
REAR SUSPENSION
Rear Susp Reyco 79KB Spring 21000-31500# Conventional
3601-014
FRONT TIRE
Frt Tire 385/65R 22.5 Michelin XZY3
3602-012
REAR TIRE
Rear Tire 12R 22.5 Michelin XDN2
3413-538
REAR AXLE RATIO
Rear Axle Ratio 5.38
3614-013
TIRE PRESSURE INDICATOR
Tire Pressure Ind Frt & Rr Pop Up Voucher
3701-016
FRONT WHEEL
Frt Wheel Accuride 22.5 x 12.25 Alum
3703-004
REAR WHEEL
Rr Whl Accuride 22.5 x 8.25 Alum
3702-002
WHEEL TRIM
Wheel Trim Hub & Nut Covers SS Shiploose
3205-012
BRAKE SYSTEM
Brake System ABS/ATC/ESC Sgl Axle
3206-001
FRONT BRAKES
Frt Brakes S-Cam Drum 16.5" x 6"
3207-010
REAR BRAKES
Rr Brakes S-Cam Drum 16.5" x 7" Cast Iron Shoe
3208-001
PARK BRAKE
Prk Brake Rr Wheels Only
3204-001
PARK BRAKE CONTROL
Prk Brake Ctrl LH Dash Mnt
3213-001
FRONT BRAKE SLACK ADJUSTERS
Frt Brake Slack Adjusters Meritor
3214-001
REAR BRAKE SLACK ADJUSTERS
Rr Brake Slack Adjusters Meritor
3202-001
AIR DRYER
Air Dryer Wabco System Saver 1200 Bhd RH Step
3215-001
FRONT BRAKE CHAMBERS
Frt Brake Chambers MGM Type 30
3210-015
REAR BRAKE CHAMBERS
Rr Brake Chambers TSE 30/36 Long Stroke
3320-001
AIR COMPRESSOR
Air Compressor Wabco SS318 18.7 CFM
3339-001
AIR GOVERNOR
Air Governor Mnt on Air Cleaner Bracket
3303-006
MOISTURE EJECTORS
Moisture Ejectors Manual/Auto Wet Tank
3307-001
AIR SUPPLY LINES
Air Sply Lines Nylon
3308-002
AIR HORN SHUTOFF VALVE
Air Horn Shutoff Valve
3309-033
AIR INLET CONNECTION
Air Inlet Connection
3349-002
AIR INLET LOCATION
Air Inlet Location LH Lwr Frt Step Fwd
3327-002
PLUMBING AIR INLET CONNECTION
Plumbing Air Inlet Conn
3326-002
AIR INLET/OUTLET FITTING TYPE
Air Inlet/Outlet Manual Conn Tru-Flate Interchange 1/4"
3334-002
AIR TANK SPACERS
Air Tank Spacers Inboard 1.5"
3338-001
REAR AIR TANK MOUNTING
Rear Air Tank Mnt Any Bhd Rear Axle Parallel w/Frame
2103-2040 WHEELBASE
Wheelbase 204.0"
2106-0470 REAR OVERHANG
Rear Overhang 47.0"
2101-002
FRAME
Frame Double Channel 35.00" Width
8007-005
FRAME WARRANTY
Frame Warranty Lifetime 2011
2117-004
FRAME CLEAR AREA
Frame Clear Area Inside/Outside Rail 30" Rwd Back of Cab
2110-004
FRAME PAINT
Frame Paint Gloss Black
2201-001
FRONT BUMPER
Frt Bumper Stainless Steel Flat
2202-006
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION LENGTH
Frt Bumper Extension Length 24"
2226-001
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION FRAME
WIDTH
Frt Bumper Extension Frame Width 34.25"
2221-002
FRONT BUMPER WINCH
Frt Bumper Winch Ramsey 12,000 lbs
5501-012
AIR HORN
Air Horn (2) 24" Round Hadley E-Tone
2216-004
AIR HORN LOCATION
Air Horn Location (2) Frt Bmpr Face LH
2232-002
AIR HORN RESERVOIR
Air Horn Reservoir (1) 1200 Cu In
5504-029
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER
Elect Siren Speaker (1) 100W Cast Products SA4301
2217-005
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER
LOCATION
Elec Siren Speaker Location Frt Bmpr Face RH OB
2204-006
FRONT BUMPER TOW EYES
Frt Bumper Tow Eyes 2" Chrome Through
2301-001
CAB TILT SYSTEM
Cab Tilt System
2305-001
CAB TILT CONTROL RECEPTACLE
Cab Tilt Ctrl Receptacle Temp
1401-009
CAB WINDSHIELD
Cab Windshield
1402-002
GLASS FRONT DOOR
Glass Frt Dr Pwr
1407-001
GLASS TINT FRONT DOOR
Glass Tint Frt Dr Automotive Green
1419-008
GLASS REAR DOOR RIGHT HAND
Glass Rr Dr RH Pwr
1430-001
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR RIGHT HAND
Glass Tint Rr Door RH Automotive Green
1412-008
GLASS REAR DOOR LEFT HAND
Glass Rr Dr LH Pwr
1431-001
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR LEFT HAND
Glass Tint Rr Door LH Automotive Green
1410-003
GLASS SIDE MID RIGHT HAND
Glass Side Mid RH Fxd 16"W x 26"H
1432-001
GLASS TINT SIDE MID RIGHT HAND
Glass Tint Side Mid RH Automotive Green
1409-003
GLASS SIDE MID LEFT HAND
Glass Side Mid LH Fxd 16"W x 26"H
1433-001
GLASS TINT SIDE MID LEFT HAND
Glass Tint Side Mid LH Automotive Green
1614-022
CLIMATE CONTROL
Climate Ctrl Htr Defroster Ovrhd Htr A/C Tunnel Mnt
1617-001
CLIMATE CONTROL ACTIVATION
Climate Ctrl Actv Device Mnt
1603-003
A/C CONDENSER LOCATION
A/C Condenser Location Roof Mnt Fwd Ctr
1601-002
A/C COMPRESSOR
A/C Compressor Small Capacity
1322-002
CAB INSULATION
Cab Insulation
1530-001
UNDER CAB INSULATION
Under Cab Insulation Engine Tunnel
1327-001
INTERIOR TRIM FLOOR
Interior Trim Floor
1302-001
INTERIOR TRIM
Interior Trim Vinyl
1368-002
REAR WALL INTERIOR TRIM
Rear Wall Interior Trim Vinyl
1306-001
HEADER TRIM
Header Trim ABS
1337-002
INTERIOR TRIM SUNVISOR
Interior Trim Sunvisor Tinted
1305-001
TRIM CENTER DASH
Trim Center Dash ABS
1339-001
TRIM LEFT HAND DASH
Trim LH Dash ABS
1321-001
TRIM RIGHT HAND DASH
Trim RH Dash ABS Glove Cmpt/MDT Prov
1307-002
ENGINE TUNNEL TRIM
Eng Tnl Trim Flr Mat
5040-007
POWER POINT DASH MOUNT
Pwr Pnt Dash Mnt Mstr Sw (2)
5042-010
AUXILIARY POWER POINT ENGINE
TUNNEL
Aux Pwr Pnt Eng Tnl Batt Dir (2) Rr R/L
1303-017
STEP TRIM
Step Trim Grip Strut Lwr Flex-Tred Mid
1102-013
INTERIOR DOOR TRIM
Interior Door Trim Painted
1323-001
DOOR TRIM CUSTOMER NAMEPLATE
Door Trim Customer Nameplate
1105-001
CAB DOOR TRIM REFLECTIVE
Cab Dr Trim Reflective 1" Vert/6" Chevron w/Logo
1308-001
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE "A" PILLAR
Interior Grab Handle 'A' Pillar 11" Molded
1332-008
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE FRONT DOOR Interior Grab Handle Frt Door Horiz 9"
1345-002
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE REAR DOOR
Int Grab Handle Rr Dr Alum Window Span 30" Black Powder Coat
1301-003
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL COLOR
Interior Trim Vinyl Color Gray
1318-003
INTERIOR ABS TRIM COLOR
Interior ABS Trim Color Gray
1304-001
INTERIOR FLOOR MAT COLOR
Interior Floor Mat Color Gray
1335-003
CAB PAINT INTERIOR DOOR TRIM
Cab Paint Int Dr Trim Zolatone Onyx Black
1344-002
DASH PANEL GROUP
Dash Pnl Group 3-Pnl
1312-006
SWITCHES CENTER PANEL
Switches Ctr Pnl 18 (12+6) LH
1313-004
SWITCHES LEFT PANEL
Switches Left Pnl 8 (6+2)
1314-005
SWITCHES RIGHT PANEL
Switches Right Pnl 8 (4+4) RH
1225-012
SEAT BELT WARNING
Seat Belt Warn Indv Seat Loc & LED Display w/VDR
8101-002
OCCUPANCY ROLLOVER PROTECTION
Occupancy Rollover Protection RollTek
1237-001
SEAT MATERIAL
Seat Material Ballistic
1243-001
SEAT COLOR
Seat Color Gray/Red Seat Belts
1201-003
SEAT DRIVER
Seat Driver Seats Inc 4-Way Air Non-ABTS
1213-015
SEAT BACK DRIVER
Seat Back Driver Non-SCBA Non-ABTS
1219-001
SEAT MOUNTING DRIVER
Seat Mounting Driver
8102-003
OCCUPANCY ROLLOVER PROTECTION
DRIVER
Occupancy Rollover Protection Driver Air Susp RollTek
1202-008
SEAT OFFICER
Seat Officer Seats Inc Fixed ABTS
1214-026
SEAT BACK OFFICER
Seat Back Officer SCBA Zico Rol-Loc
1220-002
SEAT MOUNTING OFFICER
Seat Mounting Officer
8103-002
OCCUPANCY ROLLOVER PROTECTION
OFFICER
Occupancy Rollover Protection Officer Mech/Elec Susp RollTek
1263-001
SEAT REAR FACING OUTER LOCATION
Seat RFO Location (2) R/L
1203-008
SEAT CREW REAR FACING OUTER
Seat Crew RFO Seats Inc Fixed
1215-023
SEAT BACK REAR FACING OUTER
Seat Back RFO SCBA Zico Rol-Loc
1221-009
SEAT MOUNTING REAR FACING OUTER
Seat Mounting RFO Rwd 2"
8104-002
OCCUPANCY ROLLOVER PROTECTION
RFO
Occupancy Rollover Protection RFO RollTek
1273-001
SEAT BELT ORIENTATION CREW
Seat Belt Orientation Crew Outboard Shoulder To Inboard Hip
1266-001
SEAT FORWARD FACING CENTER
LOCATION
Seat FFC Location (2) Ctr
1206-011
SEAT CREW FORWARD FACING
CENTER
Seat Crew FFC Seats Inc Flip-up
1218-026
SEAT BACK FORWARD FACING CENTER Seat Back FFC SCBA Zico Rol-Loc
1224-002
SEAT MOUNTING FORWARD FACING
CENTER
Seat Mounting Forward Facing Center
8107-002
OCCUPANCY ROLLOVER PROTECTION
FFC
Occupancy Rollover Protection FFC RollTek
1269-101
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING
Seat Frm Fwd Fcg Dual
1281-101
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING
STORAGE ACCESS
Seat Frm Fwd Fcg Strg Acc Dr (2) R/L Sd
1311-110
CAB FRONT UNDERSEAT STORAGE
ACCESS DOOR
Cab Frt Undrst Strg Acc Panel
1355-009
SEAT COMPARTMENT DOOR FINISH
Seat Compartment Door Finish Zolatone Onyx Black
1511-001
WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM
Windshield Wiper System Dual Motors
1534-002
ELECTRONIC WINDSHIELD FLUID
LEVEL INDICATOR
Electronic Windshield Fluid Level Indicator
1103-004
CAB DOOR HARDWARE
Cab Door Hardware Chrome w/Scuff Plate
1111-001
DOOR LOCKS
Door Locks Manual
1115-002
DOOR LOCK LH REAR CAB
COMPARTMENT
Door Lock LH Rear Cab Compartment Manual
1116-002
DOOR LOCK RH REAR CAB
COMPARTMENT
Door Lock RH Rear Cab Compartment Manual
1503-002
GRAB HANDLES
Grab Handles SS 18"
1504-015
REARVIEW MIRRORS
Mirror Aerodynamic Retrac 613285 Rmt Htd Ltd
1529-004
REARVIEW MIRROR HEAT SWITCH
Rearview Mirror Heat Sw Mirror Ctrl Pnl
1513-002
CAB FENDER
Cab Fender Alum
1514-002
MUD FLAPS FRONT
Mud Flaps Frt
1526-004
CAB EXTERIOR FRONT & SIDE
EMBLEMS
Cab Ext Frt & Side Emblems
1502-019
CAB EXTERIOR MODEL NAMEPLATE
Cab Exterior Model Nameplate Metro Star
5109-001
IGNITION
Ign Mstr Sw w/Keyless Start
5101-002
BATTERY
Batt (6) Group 31 Harris
5106-003
BATTERY TRAY
Batt Tray (2) R/L Steel
5102-001
BATTERY CABLE
Batt Cables
5108-002
BATTERY JUMPER STUD
Batt Jumper Stud Frt LH Lwr Step
5104-002
ALTERNATOR
Alternator Leece-Neville 320A
5202-004
BATTERY CONDITIONER
Batt Cond Kussmaul 1200
5203-002
BATTERY CONDITIONER DISPLAY
Batt Cond Display LH Mid Glass
5204-055
ELECTRICAL INLET
Elec Inlet 120V 20A Auto Eject
5209-002
ELECTRICAL INLET LOCATION
Elec Inlet Location LH Cab Side Mid
5210-004
ELECTRICAL INLET CONNECTION
Elec Inlet Conn to Batt Conditioner
5206-002
ELECTRICAL INLET COLOR
Elec Inlet Color Yellow
5301-050
HEADLIGHTS
Headlights/DRL
5303-004
FRONT TURN SIGNALS
Frt Turn Signals Whelen 600 LED
5337-001
HEADLIGHT LOCATION
Headlights Below Frt Warn Lts
5336-003
SIDE TURN/MARKER LIGHTS
Side Turn/Marker Lts LED
5302-003
MARKER & ICC LIGHTS
Marker & ICC Lts Face Mnt LED
5350-001
HEADLIGHT AND MARKER LIGHT
ACTIVATION
Hdlt & Mrkr Lt Actv Rkr Sw
5308-003
GROUND LIGHTS
Ground Lts Resp Dr & Prk Brk Sw
5309-002
STEP LIGHTS
Step Lts
5312-001
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT
Engine Compartment Work Lt (1)
5306-002
SIDE SCENE LIGHTS
Side Scene Lts Whelen 810 Series 12V QH Clear 32 Deg
5318-006
SIDE SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
Side Scene Lt Loc Upper Mid Fwd 10" Roof Position
5316-003
SIDE SCENE ACTIVATION
Side Scene Actv Indv Sw
5330-006
REAR SCENE LIGHTS
Rear Scene Lts Whelen 810 12V QH Clear 32 Degree (2)
5332-003
REAR SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
Rr Scene Lt Loc (2) Outer Rr Wall
5331-002
REAR SCENE LIGHT ACTIVATION
Rear Scene Lt Actv Sgl Sw
5305-001
INTERIOR OVERHEAD LIGHTS
Interior Overhead Lights
5310-002
MAP LIGHTS
Map Lt Roxter RH Dash
5315-002
SPOTLIGHT
Spotlight Handheld Optronics KB4003
5406-001
DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS LIGHT
Do Not Move App Lt Flashing Red w/Alarm
5422-001
MASTER WARNING SWITCH
Mstr Warn Sw Pnl
5409-002
HEADLIGHT FLASHER
Headlight Flasher Alternating
5425-002
HEADLIGHT FLASHER SWITCH
Headlight Flasher Sw Pnl
5401-002
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
Inboard Frt Warn Lts Whelen 600 Series Super LED Chrm Bezel
5413-003
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
COLOR
Inboard Frt Warn Lts Color Red w/Clr Lens
5423-007
FRONT WARNING SWITCH
Frt Warn Sw Pnl
5404-002
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS
Intersection Warn Lts Whelen 600 Series Super LED
5419-003
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS
COLOR
Int Warn Lts Color Red w/Clr Lens
5420-002
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS
LOCATION
Intersection Warn Lts Location Bumper Tail
5402-006
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS
Side Warn Lts Whelen 700 Super LED
5418-003
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
Side Warn Lts Color Red w/Clr Lens
5412-002
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION
Side Warn Lts Location Lwr Mid
5424-008
SIDE AND INTERSECTION WARNING
SWITCH
Side & Intersection Warn Sw Pnl
5403-013
LIGHTBAR PROVISION
Lightbar Prov Wire & Mnt Spartan Supply
5450-004
CAB FRONT LIGHTBAR
Cab Frt Lightbar Whelen Freedom FN72QLED Layout 2
5426-002
LIGHTBAR SWITCH
Lightbar Sw Pnl
5407-003
INTERIOR DOOR OPEN WARNING
LIGHTS
Int Dr Open Warn Lts Red Truck-Lite 4" LED Flsh
5510-004
SIREN CONTROL HEAD
Siren Ctrl Head Whelen 295HFS2
5514-002
HORN BUTTON SELECTOR SWITCH
Horn Btn Sel Sw Elec Horn/Air Horn
5512-003
AIR HORN ACTIVATION
Air Horn Actv Strg Whl/RH Ft Sw
5505-002
BACK-UP ALARM
Back-Up Alarm Ecco 575
5601-001
INSTRUMENTATION
Instrumentation Standard
5706-041
CAMERA
Cam Rr Box & RH Teardrop w/Mon
5703-010
COMMUNICATION ANTENNA
Comm Ant Base RH Fwd Cab Rf Spartan Sply
5708-010
COMMUNICATION ANTENNA CABLE
ROUTING
Comm Ant Cable Routing Behind LH Frt Seat
5020-001
PANEL LAYOUT
Panel Layout
8814-002
CAB EXTERIOR PROTECTION
Cab Exterior Protection Front
8806-001
FIRE EXTINGUISHER
Fire Extinguisher Ship Loose
8807-002
ROAD SAFETY KIT
Road Safety Kit Ship Loose
8810-001
DOOR KEYS
Door Keys for Manual Locks (4)
8811-002
DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE ROLLTEK
Diagnostic Software RollTek w/Interface Module
8003-022
WARRANTY
Warranty Cab and Chassis 2011 (1) Year
8030-001
OPERATION MANUAL
Operation Manual Hard Copy
8031-002
ENGINE & TRANSMISSION OPERATION
MANUAL
Engine & Transmission Operation Manual Hard Copy (2)
8032-009
ENGINE SERVICE MANUAL
Engine Service Manual Hard Copy Cummins ISC/ISL (2)
8033-010
TRANSMISSION SERVICE MANUAL
Transmission Service Manual Hard Copy Allison 3000 EVS (2)
8805-002
AS BUILT WIRING DIAGRAMS
As Built Wiring Diagrams Hard Copy
8034-002
CUSTOMER INSPECTION
Customer Inspection
2124-002
EFCM/REAR CROSSMEMBERS
End of Frame Cross Member
Panel Visual Layout
5020-001 Panel Layout
1312A-005 SWITCH PANEL CENTER 18 (12+6) SWITCHES LH 94"
Port
Label
Port Info
Connected From
2933-NN2-001 (MASTER)
5422-001/5020PRT-025
1312A-005/5020PRT-002
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2933-NN2-026 (WARNING SIDE)
5424A-001/5020PRT-025
2933-NN2-024 (WARNING FRONT)
5423A-001/5020PRT-025
2933-NN2-059 (LIGHT BAR)
5426-002/5020PRT-025
1312A-005/5020PRT-006
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1312A-005/5020PRT-007
---
1312A-005/5020PRT-008
---
1312A-005/5020PRT-009
---
1312A-005/5020PRT-010
---
1312A-005/5020PRT-011
---
1312A-005/5020PRT-012
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2933-NN2-148 (REAR DC SCENE)
5331-002/5020PRT-025
2933-NN2-146 (LEFT DC SCENE)
5316-003/5020PRT-025
2933-NN2-147 (RIGHT DC SCENE)
5316A-001/5020PRT-025
1312A-005/5020PRT-016
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1312A-005/5020PRT-017
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2933-NN2-086 (LOAD MNGR)
5004-003/5020PRT-025
1314-005 Switches Right Pnl 8 (4+4) RH
Port
Label
Port Info
Connected From
1314-005/5020PRT-001
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1314-005/5020PRT-002
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1314-005/5020PRT-003
---
1314-005/5020PRT-004
---
1314-005/5020PRT-005
---
1314-005/5020PRT-006
---
1314-005/5020PRT-007
---
1314-005/5020PRT-008
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1313-004 Switches Left Pnl 8 (6+2)
Port
Label
Port Info
Connected From
2933-NN2-245 (ENG AUX BRK HIGH / LOW /
OFF)
1708-005/5020PRT-025
2933-NN2-020 (HEADLT. FLASHER)
5425-002/5020PRT-025
1313-004/5020PRT-003
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2933-NN2-031 (AIR HORN / ELECTRIC)
5514-002/5020PRT-025
2933-NN2-141 (MUD/SNOW TRACTION)
3205-012/5020PRT-025
HEADLIGHTS
5350A-001/5020PRT-025
WIPER
1511-001/5020PRT-025
DIMMER
5350B-001/5020PRT-025
Weight Distribution
Calculated Apparatus Weight
Calculated Apparatus Z-CG
Calculated Apparatus Y-CG
Note:
18,654 lbs.
46.87 in.
2.02 in.
The Y-CG value above is calculated from the top of the frame.
Apparatus refers to total combined value for cab and chassis and OEM inputs.
Specification
MODEL
The chassis shall be a Metro Star model. The cab and chassis shall include design considerations for
multiple emergency vehicle applications, rapid transit and maneuverability. The chassis shall be
manufactured for heavy duty service with the strength and capacity to support a fully laden apparatus,
one hundred (100) percent of the time.
MODEL YEAR
The chassis shall have a vehicle identification number that reflects a 2011 model year.
COUNTRY OF SERVICE
The chassis shall be put in service in the country of United States of America (USA).
The chassis will meet applicable U.S.A. federal motor vehicle safety standards per CFR Title 49 Chapter
V Part 571 as clarified in the incomplete vehicle book per CFR Title 49 Chapter V Part 568 Section 4
which accompanies each chassis. Spartan Chassis is not responsible for compliance to state, regional, or
local regulations. Dealers should identify those regulations and order any necessary optional equipment
from Spartan Chassis or their OEM needed to be in compliance with those regulations.
APPARATUS TYPE
The apparatus shall be a pumper vehicle designed for emergency service use which shall be equipped with
a permanently mounted fire pump which has a minimum rated capacity of 750 gallons per minute (3000
L/min). The apparatus shall include a water tank and hose body whose primary purpose is to combat
structural and associated fires.
VEHICLE TYPE
The chassis shall be manufactured for use as a straight truck type vehicle and designed for the installation
of a permanently mounted apparatus behind the cab. The apparatus of the vehicle shall be supplied and
installed by the apparatus manufacturer.
AXLE CONFIGURATION
The chassis shall feature a 4 X 2 axle configuration consisting of a single rear drive axle with a single
front steer axle.
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS FRONT
The front gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of the chassis shall be 20,000 pounds.
This front gross axle weight rating shall be adequate to carry the weight of the completed apparatus
including all equipment and personnel.
GROSS AXLE WEIGHT RATINGS REAR
The rear gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of the chassis shall be 27,000 pounds.
This rear gross axle weight rating shall be adequate to carry the weight of the completed apparatus
including all equipment and personnel.
PUMP PROVISION
The chassis shall include provisions to mount a drive line pump in the middle of the chassis, behind the
cab, more commonly known as the midship location.
CAB STYLE
The cab shall be a custom, fully enclosed, ELFD model with a 10.00 inch raised roof over the driver,
officer, and crew area, designed and built specifically for use as an emergency response vehicle by a
company specializing in cab and chassis design for all emergency response applications. The cab shall be
designed for heavy-duty service utilizing superior strength and capacity for the application of protecting
the occupants of the vehicle. This style of cab shall offer up to ten (10) seating positions.
The cab shall incorporate a fully enclosed design with side wall roof supports, allowing for a spacious cab
area with no partition between the front and rear sections of the cab. To provide a superior finish by
reducing welds that fatigue cab metal; the roof, the rear wall and side wall panels shall be assembled using
a combination of welds and proven industrial adhesives designed specifically for aluminum fabrication for
construction.
The cab shall be constructed using multiple aluminum extrusions in conjunction with aluminum plate,
which shall provide proven strength and the truest, flattest body surfaces ensuring less expensive paint
repairs if needed. All aluminum welding shall be completed to the American Welding Society and ANSI
D1.2-96 requirements for structural welding of aluminum.
All interior and exterior seams shall be sealed for optimum noise reduction and to provide the most
favorable efficiency for heating and cooling retention.
The cab shall be constructed of 5052-H32 corrosion resistant aluminum plate. The cab shall incorporate
tongue and groove fitted 6061-T6 0.13 & 0.19 inch thick aluminum extrusions for extreme duty
situations. A single formed, one (1) piece extrusion shall be used for the “A” pillar, adding strength and
rigidity to the cab as well as additional roll-over protection. The cab side walls and lower roof skin shall
be 0.13 inch thick; the rear wall and raised roof skins shall be 0.09 inch thick; the front cab structure shall
be 0.19 inch thick.
The exterior width of the cab shall be 94.00 inches wide with a minimum interior width of 88.00 inches.
The overall cab length shall be 148.00 inches with 74.00 inches from the centerline of the front of the axle
to the back of the cab.
The cab interior shall be designed to afford the maximum usable interior space and attention to
ergonomics with hip and legroom while seated which exceeds industry standards. The crew cab floor
shall be flat across the entire walking area for ease of movement inside the cab.
The cab shall offer an interior height of 58.00 inches from the front floor to the headliner in the nonraised roof area and a rear floor to headliner height of 65.00 inches in the raised roof area, at a minimum.
The cab shall offer an interior measurement at the floor level from the rear of the engine tunnel to the rear
wall of the cab of 58.50 inches. All interior measurements shall include the area within the interior
trimmed surfaces and not to any unfinished surface.
The cab shall include a driver and officer area with two (2) cab doors large enough for personnel in full
firefighting gear. The front doors shall offer a clear opening of 40.00 inches wide X 53.50 inches high,
from the cab floor to the top of the door opening. The cab shall also include a crew area with up to
two (2) cab doors, also large enough for personnel in full firefighting gear. The rear doors shall offer a
clear opening of 31.00 inches wide X 61.00 inches high, from the cab floor to the top of the door
opening.
The cab shall incorporate a progressive two (2) step configuration from the ground to the cab floor at
each door opening. The progressive steps are vertically staggered and extend the full width of each step
well allowing personnel in full firefighting gear to enter and exit the cab easily and safely.
The first step for the driver and officer area shall measure approximately 10.88 inches deep X 31.50
inches wide. The intermediate step shall measure approximately 8.63 inches deep X 33.00 inches wide.
The height from the first step to the intermediate step and the intermediate step to the cab floor shall not
exceed 11.00 inches.
The first step for the crew area shall measure approximately 10.88 inches deep X 21.50 inches wide. The
intermediate step shall measure approximately 11.50 inches deep X 23.50 inches wide. The height from
the first step to the intermediate step and the intermediate step to the cab floor shall not exceed 12.50
inches.
CAB FRONT FASCIA
The front cab fascia shall be constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.090 of an inch thick, one hundred
percent primary aluminum plate which shall be an integral part of the cab.
The cab fascia will encompass the entire front of the aluminum cab structure from the bottom of the
windshield to the bottom of the cab and shall be the “Classic” design.
The front cab fascia shall include two (2) molded plastic modules on each side accommodating a total of
up to four (4) Hi/Low beam headlights and two (2) turn signal lights or up to four (4) warning lights.
Two (2) chrome plated molded plastic bezels shall be provided on each side around each set of two
lamps.
FRONT GRILLE
The front cab fascia shall include a classic box style, polished stainless steel front grille with a Spartan
logo. The grille shall measure approximately 40.00 inches wide at the top of tapering to 32.00 inches
wide at the bottom X 33.00 inches high X 1.50 inches deep.
The grille shall include a minimum free air intake of 632.90 square inches shall be installed on the front of
the cab.
The upper portion of the grille shall be hinged at the bottom so it can be opened to allow easy access for
examination of the windshield wiper motor, linkage and other options mounted within that area. The
upper portion of the grille shall be secured with two (2) flush push button latches.
CAB PAINT EXTERIOR
The cab shall be painted prior to the installation of glass accessories and all other cab trim to ensure
complete paint coverage and the maximum in corrosion protection of all metal surfaces.
All metal surfaces on the entire cab shall be ground by disc to remove any surface oxidation or surface
debris which may hinder the paint adhesion. Once the surface is machine ground a high quality acid
etching of base primer shall be applied. Upon the application of body fillers and their preparation, the cab
shall be primed with a coating designed for corrosion resistance and surface paint adhesion. The
maximum thickness of the primer coat shall be 2.00 mils.
The entire cab shall then be coated with an intermediate solid or epoxy surfacing agent that is designed to
fill any minor surface defects, provide an adhesive bond between the primer and the paint and improve the
color and gloss retention of the color. The finish to this procedure shall be a sanding of the cab with 360
grit paper, the seams shall be sealed with SEM brand seam sealer and painted with two (2) to four (4)
coats of an acrylic urethane type system designed to retain color and resist acid rain and most
atmospheric chemicals found on the fire ground or emergency scene.
The cab shall then be painted with the upper and lower colors specifically designated by the customer
with a minimum thickness of two 2.00 mils of paint, followed by a clear top coat not to exceed 2.00 mils.
CAB PAINT MANUFACTURER
The cab shall be painted with PPG Industries paint.
CAB PAINT PRIMARY/LOWER COLOR
The lower paint color shall be PPG FBCH 71528 Red.
CAB PAINT SECONDARY/UPPER COLOR
The secondary/upper paint color shall be PPG FBCH 2185 white.
CAB PAINT EXTERIOR BREAKLINE
The upper and lower paint shall meet at a breakline on the cab which shall be located approximately 1.00
inch below the door windows on each side of the cab. The breakline shall continue in a straight line
approximately 1.00 inch below the windshields on the front of the cab.
CAB PAINT PINSTRIPE
Where the upper and lower paint colors meet a temporary 0.50 inch black pinstripe shall be applied over
this break line to offer a more finished look prior to the final pinstripe being installed by the OEM.
CAB PAINT WARRANTY
The cab and chassis shall be covered by a limited manufacturer paint warranty which shall be in effect for
ten (10) years from the first owner’s date of purchase or in service or the first 100,000 actual miles,
whichever occurs first.
CAB PAINT INTERIOR
The visible cab structure surfaces shall be painted with a Zolatone #20-71 onyx black texture finish.
CAB ENTRY DOORS
The cab shall include four (4) entry doors, two (2) front doors and two (2) crew doors designed for ease
of entering and egress when outfitted with an SCBA. The doors shall be constructed of extruded
aluminum with a nominal thickness of 0.13 inch. The exterior skins shall be constructed of 0.13 inch
aluminum plate.
The doors shall include a double rolled style automotive rubber seal around the perimeter of each door
frame and door edge which ensures a weather tight fit.
All door hinges shall be hidden within flush mounted cab doors for a pleasing smooth appearance and
perfect fit along each side of the cab. Each door hinge shall be piano style with a 0.38 inch pin and shall
be constructed of stainless steel.
CAB ENTRY DOOR TYPE
All cab entry doors shall be full length in design to fully enclose the lower cab steps.
LH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT
The cab shall offer an exterior compartment on the left side of the cab behind the rear door. The
compartment opening shall be 16.00 inches wide X 83.34 inches high. The compartment size shall be
17.34 inches wide X 87.00 inches high X 21.19 inches deep below the floor. The compartment shall be
18.50 inches wide X 66.00 inches high and full depth above the floor. The forward facing wall of the
compartment shall include the complete rear wall structure to allow seat frames to be mounted forward of
the compartment. The compartment shall have a 16.63 inch wide X 84.00 inch high X 1.50 inch thick
hinged box pan style flush mount door with a bright aluminum tread plate inner panel and a bent D-ring
slam latch. The door shall open towards the rear of the cab. There shall be a switch to activate a light
inside the compartment and the open compartment warning light in the cab in the event the door is left
ajar.
LEFT HAND EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT LIGHTING
There shall be one (1) SoundOff Signal brand LED strip light installed to illuminate the exterior rear
compartment on the left side of the cab. The strip light shall be 43.00 inches long and shall include twelve
(12) bright white Gen3 LEDs.
LH EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of the left hand exterior compartment shall have a Zolatone #20-71 onyx black texture finish.
RH EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT
The cab shall offer an exterior compartment on the right side of the cab behind the rear door. The
compartment opening shall be 16.00 inches wide X 83.34 inches high. The compartment size shall be
17.34 inches wide X 87.00 inches high X 21.19 inches deep below the floor. The compartment shall be
18.50 inches wide X 66.00 inches high and full depth above the floor. The forward facing wall of the
compartment shall include the complete rear wall structure to allow seat frames to be mounted forward of
the compartment. The compartment shall have a 16.63 inch wide X 84.00 inch high X 1.50 inch thick
hinged box pan style flush mount door with a bright aluminum tread plate inner panel and a bent D-ring
slam latch. The door shall open towards the rear of the cab. There shall be a switch to activate a light
inside the compartment and the open compartment warning light in the cab in the event the door is left
ajar.
RIGHT HAND EXTERIOR REAR COMPARTMENT LIGHTING
There shall be one (1) SoundOff Signal brand LED strip light installed to illuminate the exterior rear
compartment on the right side of the cab. The strip light shall be 43.00 inches long and shall include
twelve (12) bright white Gen3 LEDs.
RH EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of the right hand exterior compartment shall have a Zolatone #20-71 onyx black texture
finish.
CAB STRUCTURAL WARRANTY
The cab structure shall be warranted for a period of ten (10) years or one hundred thousand (100,000)
miles which ever may occur first. Warranty conditions may apply and shall be listed in the detailed
warranty document that shall be provided upon request.
CAB TEST INFORMATION
The cab shall have successfully achieved survival of the International crash test ECE-29, Addendum 28,
Revision 1 as indicated below.
As part of the ECE regulation 29 test, the frontal area of the cab is struck by a 3,700 pound pendulum
weight. The weight is brought back to a sixty degree angle and then the weight is released and allowed
to swing forward, imparting some 32,600 pounds foot of force to the cab front face. The cab shall be so
constructed that after the test, there will be minimal intrusion of the cab structure into the passenger area.
The doors shall remain usable for both entry and exit. Also, as part of the test the cab roof must
withstand a static load bearing test. The cab shall withstand a weight of over 60,000 pounds without
permanent damage or collapse. The above tests shall be witnessed by and attested to by an independent
third party. The test results shall be recorded on/by cameras, high speed imagers, accelerometers and
strain gauges, with notarized copies of the letters verifying the test results and videos of said test shall be
available upon request.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
The chassis shall include a single starting electrical system which shall include a 12 volt direct current
system, suppressed per SAE J551. The wiring shall be appropriate gauge cross link with 311 degree
Fahrenheit insulation. All SAE wires in the chassis shall be color coded and shall include the circuit
number and function where possible. The wiring shall be protected by 275 degree Fahrenheit minimum
high temperature flame retardant loom.
APPARATUS WIRING PROVISION
An apparatus wiring panel shall be installed on the officer side bulkhead below the dash which shall
include eight (8) open circuits consisting of three (3) 20 amp, one (1) 30 amp, three (3) 10 amp, and one
(1) 15 amp circuit, with relays and breakers with trigger wires which shall be routed to the rocker switch
panel.
LOAD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
The apparatus shall be equipped with a Class 1 Total System Manager (TSM) for performing electrical
load management. The TSM shall have sixteen (16) programmable outputs to supply warning and load
switching requirements. Outputs one (1) through twelve (12) shall be independently programmable to
activate during the scene mode, the response mode, or both. These outputs can also be programmed to
activate with the ignition or master warning switch, or to sequence and shed along with the priority.
Output thirteen (13) shall be designated to activate a fast idle system. Output fourteen (14) shall provide
a low voltage warning for an isolated battery. Output fifteen (15) is a user configurable output and shall
be programmable for activating between 10.50 and 15.00 volts. Output sixteen (16) shall provide a low
voltage alarm that activates at the NFPA required 11.80 volts. The TSM shall have a digital display to
indicate system voltage in normal operation mode and also indicate the output configuration during
programming mode. The TSM shall be protected against reverse polarity and shorted outputs and be
enclosed in a metal enclosure to enhance EMI/RFI protection.
DATA RECORDING SYSTEM
The chassis shall have a Class One Vehicle Data Recorder system installed. The system shall be designed
to meet NFPA 1901. The following information shall be recorded:
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Vehicle Speed
Acceleration
Deceleration
Engine Speed
Engine Throttle Position
ABS Event
Seat Occupied Status
Seat Belt Status
Master Optical Warning Device Switch Position
Time
Date
Each portion of the data shall be recorded at the specified intervals and stored for the specified length of
time to meet NFPA 1901 guidelines and shall be retrievable by connecting a laptop computer to the VDR
system.
POWER & GROUND STUD
A 40 amp battery direct power and ground stud shall be provided and installed in the electrical
distribution panel. The stud shall be size #10 and protected with a 40 amp circuit breaker.
AUXILIARY POWER & GROUND STUD
An auxiliary set of power and ground studs shall be provided and installed behind the electrical center
cover with a 40 amp breaker. The studs shall be 0.38 inch diameter and capable of carrying up to a 40
amp load switched with the master power switch.
ADDITIONAL POWER & GROUND STUD
An additional set of power and ground studs shall be provided and installed behind the electrical center
cover with a 40 amp breaker. The studs shall be .375 inch diameter and capable of carrying up to a 40
amp load switched with the master power switch.
EXTERIOR ELECTRICAL TERMINAL COATING
All terminals exposed to the elements will be sprayed with a yellow protective rubberized coating to
prevent corrosion.
ENGINE
A 2007 FEDERAL EPA EMISSION COMPLIANT ENGINE HAS BEEN SELECTED. THIS
ENGINE IS SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY ON HAND AT TIME OF PURCHASE AT SPARTAN
CHASSIS. TIME OF PURCHASE SIGNIFIES ACCEPTANCE, BY SPARTAN CHASSIS, OF A
VALID PURCHASE ORDER WITH A FULLY COMPLETED ORDER FILE AND THE RETURN,
BY SPARTAN CHASSIS, OF A WRITTEN CONFIRMATION TO PURCHASER WHICH
INCLUDES AN ASSIGNED SALES ORDER NUMBER. THIS CONFIRMATION MUST
EXPRESSLY STATE THAT THE ENGINE SELECTION IS CONFIRMED AND WILL BE
INCLUDED IN YOUR ORDER. BASED ON UPCOMING 2010 FEDERAL EPA EMISSION
CHANGES, 2007 FEDERAL EPA EMISSION COMPLIANT ENGINES ARE IN LIMITED SUPPLY
AND INVENTORIES COULD BE DEPLETED AT ANY MOMENT. IF AT TIME OF PURCHASE
AT SPARTAN CHASSIS THE SELECTED ENGINE IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE, SPARTAN
CHASSIS CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE NOR PARTICIPATE IN ANY ADDITIONAL
CHARGES TO MODIFY THE ORDER TO PROVIDE A VIABLE AND AVAILABLE ENGINE
OFFERING. THESE CHARGES COULD INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO CHANGING
ENGINE BRAND, HORSEPOWER OR UPGRADING TO A 2010 FEDERAL EPA EMISSION
COMPLIANT ENGINE. ADDITIONAL ORDER CONTENT COULD BE AFFECTED IF THE
SELECTED 2007 FEDERAL EPA COMPLIANT ENGINE IS REQUIRED TO CHANGE AS A
RESULT OF AVAILABILITY. SPARTAN CHASSIS CANNOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE NOR
PARTICIPATE IN ADDITIONAL CHARGES WHICH MAY OCCUR IF ASSOCIATED ORDER
OPTION CONTENT CHANGES ARE REQUIRED IN THE EVENT THAT AN ALTERNATIVE
ENGINE SELECTION IS REQUIRED. THESE CHARGES COULD INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT
LIMITED TO CHANGING TRANSMISSION MODEL OR CAB MODEL. AN APPROVED QUOTE
IN SPARCON IS IN NO WAY A VERIFICATION OF ENGINE AVAILABILITY. ALL ORDERS
REQUESTING A 2007 FEDERAL EPA EMISSION COMPLIANT ENGINE MUST COMPLY WITH
ALL STANDARD PURCHASING AND REQUESTED DELIVERY DATES GUIDELINES POSTED
IN SPARCON FOR THE ASSOCIATED DATABOOK FOR THE ORDER OR IT WILL BE
REJECTED. ANY SALES ORDER WITH A CONFIRMED 2007 FEDERAL EPA EMISSION
COMPLIANT ENGINE THAT IS CANCELED WILL BE SUBJECTED TO A CANCELLATION
FEE OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($10,000) OR MORE BASED ON WHERE THE ORDER IS
IN THE PROCUREMENT OR BUILD PROCESS. ANY SALES ORDER WITH A CONFIRMED
2007 FEDERAL EPA EMISSION COMPLIANT ENGINE THAT CANNOT BE DELIVERED ON OR
PRIOR TO THE REQUESTED DELIVERY DATE WHICH MUST COMPLY WITH THE
GUIDELINES POSTED IN SPARCON FOR THE ASSOCIATED DATABOOK DUE TO
UNRESOLVED CLARIFICATIONS OR CONTENT CHANGES WILL BE CANCELED BY
SPARTAN CHASSIS AND SUBJECTED TO A MINIMUM CANCELLATION FEE OF TEN
THOUSAND DOLLARS ($10,000) OR MORE BASED ON WHERE THE ORDER IS IN THE
COMPONENT PROCUREMENT OR PRODUCTION PROCESS. ANY OTHER WRITTEN OR
VERBAL AGREEMENTS OR REPRESENTATIONS MADE REGARDING 2007 EPA EMISSION
COMPLIANT ENGINES ARE SUPERSEDED BY THE PREVIOUS GOVERNING STATEMENTS
REGARDING THE SALE AND AVAILABILITY OF 2007 FEDERAL EPA EMISSION
COMPLIANT ENGINES BY SPARTAN CHASSIS.
The power plant for the vehicle shall offer a high pressure performance, turbo charged engine which shall
feature a high pressure common rail fuel system. This system shall be coupled with a proven Holset turbo
which delivers outstanding performance at ratings up to 425 HP. The Cummins ISL engine shall include
replaceable mid-stop cylinder liners plus heavy duty roller followers, targeted piston cooling and 30%
more efficient oil cooling for improved durability and reliability. The heavy duty design shall also feature
stronger braking capacity.
The engine shall be EPA certified to meet the 2007 emissions standards without compromising
performance, reliability or durability. The Cummins ISL 425 engine shall feature an air charge cooled
engine which consists of an in line six (6) cylinder, four cycle diesel powered engine. The engine shall
offer a rating of 425 horse power at 2100 RPM and shall be governed at 2200 RPM. The torque rating
shall feature 1200 foot pounds of torque at 1300 RPM with 543 cubic inches of displacement. The
Cummins ISL 425 engine shall feature an electronic governor.
A wiring harness shall be supplied ending at the back of the cab. The harness shall include a connector
which shall allow an optional harness for the pump panel. The included circuits shall be provided for a
tachometer, oil pressure, engine temperature, hand throttle, high idle and a PSG system. A circuit for
J1939 data link shall also be provided at the back of the cab.
The engine shall include an engine mounted combination full flow/by-pass oil filter with replaceable spin
on cartridge for use with the engine lubrication system. The engine shall include Citgo brand Citgard
500, or equivalent SAE 15W40 CJ4 low ash engine oil which shall be utilized for proper engine
lubrication.
CAB ENGINE TUNNEL
The cab interior shall include an integrated engine tunnel constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.19 of
an inch thick aluminum. The tunnel shall be a maximum of 41.50 inches wide X 23.00 inches high.
DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER CONTROLS
There shall be two (2) controls for the diesel particulate filter. One (1) control shall be for regeneration
and one (1) control shall be for regeneration inhibit.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING HIGH IDLE SPEED
The engine high idle control shall maintain the engine idle at approximately 1250 RPM when engaged.
ENGINE HIGH IDLE CONTROL
The vehicle shall be equipped with an automatic high-idle speed control which shall be pre-set to operate
when the engine is at a specified RPM to increase alternator output. This device shall operate only when
the master switch is activated and the transmission is in neutral with the parking brake set. The device
shall disengage when the operator depresses the brake pedal, or the transmission is placed in gear, and
shall automatically re-engage when the brake is released, or when the transmission is placed in neutral.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING ROAD SPEED GOVERNOR
The engine shall include programming which will govern the top speed of the vehicle.
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE
A Jacobs engine compression brake, for the six (6) cylinder engine shall be provided. The engine
compression brake shall actuate the vehicle’s brake lights when engaged. A cutout relay shall be installed
to disable the compression brake when in pump mode or when an ABS event occurs. The engine brake
shall activate upon 0% accelerator when in operation mode.
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE CONTROL
An engine compression brake control device shall be included. The electronic control device shall monitor
various conditions and shall activate the engine brake only if all of the following conditions are
simultaneously detected:
• A valid gear ratio is detected.
• The driver has requested or enabled engine compression brake operation.
• The throttle is at a minimum engine speed position.
• The electronic controller is not presently attempting to execute an electronically controlled final
drive gear shift.
• There is no active ABS event.
The compression brake shall be controlled through an off/low/high rocker switch on the dash.
FLUID FILLS
The front of the chassis shall accommodate fluid fills for the engine oil, and the power steering fluid
through the grille. This area shall also accommodate checks for the engine oil, and power steering fluid.
ELECTRONIC ENGINE OIL LEVEL INDICATOR
The engine oil shall be monitored electronically and shall send a signal to activate a warning in the
instrument panel when levels fall below normal. The warning shall activate in a low oil situation upon
turning on the master battery and ignition switches without the engine running.
ENGINE WARRANTY
The Cummins engine shall be warranted for a period of five (5) years or 100,000 miles, whichever occurs
first.
REMOTE THROTTLE HARNESS
An apparatus interface wiring harness for the engine shall be supplied with the chassis. The harness shall
include a connector for connection to the chassis harness which shall terminate in the left frame rail
behind the cab for reconnection by the apparatus builder. The harness shall contain connectors for a Fire
Research In Control 300/400 pressure governor and a multiplexed gauge. Separate circuits shall be
included for pump controls, “Pump Engaged” and “OK to Pump” indicator lights, open compartment
ground, start signal, park brake ground, ignition signal, master power, customer ignition, air horn
solenoid switch, high idle switch and high idle indication light. The harness shall be designed for a side
mount pump panel.
An apparatus interface wiring harness shall also be included which shall be wired to the cab harness
interface connectors and shall incorporate circuits with relays to control pump functions. This harness
shall control the inputs for the transmission lock up circuits, governor/hand throttle controls and dash
display which shall incorporate “Pump Engaged” and “OK to Pump” indicator lights. The harness shall
contain circuits for the apparatus builder to wire in a pump switch.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING REMOTE THROTTLE
The engine ECM (Electronic Control Module) discreet wire remote throttle circuit shall be turned off for
use with a J1939 based pump controller or when the discreet wire remote throttle controls are not
required.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING IDLE SPEED
The engine low idle speed will be programmed at 700 rpm.
ENGINE FAN DRIVE
The engine cooling system fan shall incorporate a thermostatically controlled, Horton clutched type fan
drive.
When the clutched fan is disengaged it shall facilitate improved vehicle performance, cab heating in cold
climates, and fuel economy. The fan clutch design shall be fail safe so that if the clutch drive fails the fan
shall engage to prevent engine overheating due to the fan clutch failure.
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM
There shall be a heavy-duty aluminum cooling system designed to meet the demands of the fire industry.
The cooling system shall have the capacity to keep the engine properly cooled under all conditions of
road and pumping operations. The cooling system shall be designed and tested to meet or exceed the
requirements specified by the engine and transmission manufacturer and all EPA requirements. The
complete cooling system shall utilize heavy-duty welds and be mounted to isolate the entire system from
vibration or stress. The individual cores of the cooling system shall be mounted in a manner to allow
expansion and contraction at various rates without inducing stress into the adjoining cores.
The cooling system shall be comprised of a stacked, single depth package that provides the maximum
cooling capacity for the specified engine as well as offers excellent serviceability. The main components
shall include a surge tank, a charge air cooler, a recirculation shield, and a radiator.
Proposals unable to offer a stacked single depth cooling package shall not be considered.
There shall be a single depth core that allows greater efficiency, enhanced serviceability, and lighter
weight with a higher ambient capability.
The cooling package core shall not protrude below the frame of the vehicle by more than 1.1 inch. This
feature shall improve the angle of approach thereby reducing possible damage.
The radiator shall be a cross-flow design constructed completely of aluminum with welded side tanks.
The radiator shall include a minimum of a 627 square inch core and shall be bolted to the bottom of the
charge air cooler to allow a single depth core, thus allowing a more efficient and serviceable cooling
system. The radiator shall be equipped with a drain cock to drain the coolant for serviceability.
The cooling system shall include a one piece injected molded Polymer fan blade designed to provide long
life in harsh environments. Polymer fans provide a significant weight reduction over metal fans providing
longer life for fan clutch linings and bearings along with increased fan belt life.
The cooling system shall be equipped with a surge tank that is capable of removing entrained air from the
system. The surge tank shall be equipped with a low coolant probe and sight glass to monitor the level of
the coolant. The surge tank shall have a cap that meets the engine manufactures pressure requirements as
well as the system design requirements.
All radiator tubes shall be formed from aluminized steel tubing. Recirculation shields shall be installed
where required to prevent heated air from reentering the cooling package and affecting performance.
When a center bumper compartment is installed an additional shield may be required to redirect the
airflow into the coolers.
The charge air cooler shall be a cross-flow design constructed completely of aluminum with welded side
tanks. The charge air cooler shall have a minimum of a 390 square inch core and be bolted to the top of
the radiator to allow a single depth core, thus allowing a more efficient and serviceable cooling system.
All charge air cooler tubes shall be formed from aluminized steel tubing and installed with silicone hump
hoses and stainless steel “constant torque” style clamps meeting the engine manufactures requirements.
ENGINE COOLANT
The cooling package shall include Extended Life Coolant (ELC). The use of ELC provides longer
intervals between coolant changes over standard coolants providing improved performance. The coolant
shall contain a 50/50 mix of ethylene glycol and de-ionized water to keep the coolant from freezing to a
temperature of -34 degrees F.
Proposals offering supplemental coolant additives (SCA) shall not be considered, as this is part of the
extended life coolant makeup.
ELECTRONIC COOLANT LEVEL INDICATOR
The instrument panel shall feature a low engine coolant indicator light which shall be located in the center
of the instrument panel. An audible tone alarm shall also be provided to warn of a low coolant incident.
ENGINE PUMP HEAT EXCHANGER
A single bundle type coolant to water heat exchanger shall be installed between the engine and the
radiator. The heat exchanger shall be designed to prohibit water from the pump from coming in contact
with the engine coolant. This shall allow the use of water from the discharge side of the pump to assist in
cooling the engine.
COOLANT HOSES
The cooling systems hose shall be formed silicone hose and formed aluminized steel tubing and include
stainless steel constant torque band clamps.
ENGINE AIR INTAKE
The engine air intake system shall include an ember separator air intake filter which shall be located in the
front of the cab behind the right hand side fascia. This filter shall protect the downstream air filter from
embers using a combination of unique flat and crimped metal screens constructed into a corrosion
resistant steel frame. This multilayered screen shall be designed to trap embers or allow them to burn out
before passing through the pack, while creating only minimal air flow restriction through the system.
Periodic cleaning or replacement of the screen shall be all that is required after installation.
The engine shall also include an air intake filter which shall be bolted to the frame and located under the
front of the cab on the right hand side. The dry type filter shall ensure dust and debris safely contained
inside the disposable housing, eliminating the chance of contaminating the air intake system during air
filter service via a leak-tight seal.
The air flow distribution and dust loading shall be uniform throughout the high-performance filter cone
pack, which shall result in pressure differential for improved horsepower and fuel economy. The air
intake shall be mounted within easy access via a hinged panel behind the right hand side headlight
module. The air intake system shall include a restriction indicator light in the warning light cluster on the
instrument panel, which shall activate when the air cleaner element requires replacement.
ENGINE EXHAUST SYSTEM
The exhaust system shall include a diesel particulate filter and a diesel oxidation catalyst to meet current
EPA standards.
The system shall utilize 0.065 inch thick stainless steel exhaust tubing between the engine turbo and the
diesel particulate filter. This section of the exhaust system shall be wrapped with a thermal cover in order
to retain the necessary heat for system regeneration. Zero leak clamps seal all system joints between the
turbo and diesel particulate filter.
From the diesel particulate filter to the end of the tailpipe the system shall be plumbed with 0.065 inch
thick aluminized steel tubing connected with overlapping band style clamps. The discharge shall terminate
horizontally on the officer side of the vehicle ahead of the rear tires.
The exhaust system shall be mounted below the frame in the outboard position providing maximum space
for frame mounted components such as midship pumps.
ENGINE EXHAUST ACCESSORIES
An exhaust temperature mitigation device shall be shipped loose for installation by the body manufacturer
on the vehicle. The temperature mitigation device shall lower the temperature of the exhaust by
combining ambient air with the exhaust gasses at the exhaust outlet.
TRANSMISSION
The drive train shall include an Allison Gen IV-E model EVS 3000 torque converting, automatic
transmission which shall include electronic controls. The transmission shall feature two (2) 10-bolt PTO
pads located on the converter housing.
The transmission shall include two (2) internal oil filters and Castrol TranSynd™ synthetic TES 295
transmission fluid which shall be utilized in the lubrication of the EVS transmission. An electronic oil
level sensor shall be included with the readout located in the shift selector.
The Gen IV-E transmission shall include prognostic diagnostic capabilities. These capabilities shall
include the monitoring of the fluid life, filter change indication, and transmission clutch maintenance.
The transmission gear ratios shall be:
1st
3.49:1
2nd
1.86:1
3rd
1.41:1
4th
1.00:1
5th
0.75:1
6th
0.65:1 (if applicable)
Rev 5.03:1
TRANSMISSION MODE PROGRAMMING
The transmission, upon start-up, will automatically select a four (4) speed operation. The fifth speed over
drive shall be available with the activation of the mode button on the shifting pad.
TRANSMISSION FEATURE PROGRAMMING
The EVS group package number 127 shall contain the 198 vocational package in consideration of the
duty of this apparatus as a Pumper. This package shall incorporate an automatic neutral with selector
override. This feature commands the transmission to neutral when the park brake is applied, regardless of
drive range requested on the shift selector. This requires re-selecting drive range to shift out of neutral for
the override.
This package shall be coupled with the use of a split shaft PTO and incorporate pumping circuits. These
circuits shall be used allowing the vehicle to operate in the fourth range lockup while operating the pump
mode due to the 1 to 1 ratio through the transmission, therefore the output speed of the engine is the
input speed to the pump. The pump output can be easily calculated by using this input speed and the
drive ratio of the pump itself to rate the gallons of water the pump can provide.
An eight (8) pin Delphi connector will be provided next to the steering column connector. This will
contain the following input/output circuits to the transmission control module.
Function ID
C
J
C
G
Description
PTO Request
Fire Truck Pump Mode (4th Lockup)
Range Indicator
PTO Enable Output
Signal Return
Wire assignment
142
122 / 123
145 (4th)
130
103
ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OIL LEVEL INDICATOR
The transmission fluid shall be monitored electronically and shall send a signal to activate a warning in the
instrument panel when levels fall below normal.
TRANSMISSION SHIFT SELECTOR
An Allison pressure sensitive range selector touch pad shall be provided and located to the right of the
driver within clear view and easy reach. The shift selector shall provide a prognostic indicator (wrench
symbol) on the digital display between the selected and attained indicators. The prognostics monitor
various operating parameters to determine and shall alert you when a specific maintenance function is
required.
TRANSMISSION PRE-SELECT WITH AUXILIARY BRAKE
When the auxiliary brake is engaged, the transmission shall automatically shift to second gear to decrease
the rate of speed assisting the secondary braking system and slowing the vehicle.
TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM
The transmission shall include an air to oil cooler integrated into the lower portion of cooling package.
The transmission cooling system shall meet all transmission manufacturer requirements. The cooling
system shall feature a circuit provision located within the hydraulic transmission oil which shall provide
for rapid warm up to the optimum transmission operating temperature.
TRANSMISSION WARRANTY
The Allison EVS series transmission shall be warranted for a period of five (5) years with unlimited
mileage. Parts and labor shall be included in the warranty.
DRIVELINE
All drivelines shall be heavy duty metal tube and equipped with Spicer 1710 series universal joints. The
shafts shall be dynamically balanced prior to installation to alleviate future vibration. In areas of the
driveline where a slip shaft is required, the splined slip joint shall be coated with Glide Coat®.
MIDSHIP PUMP / GEARBOX
A temporary jackshaft driveline shall be installed by the chassis manufacturer to accommodate the midship split shaft pump as specified by the apparatus manufacturer.
MIDSHIP PUMP / GEARBOX MODEL
The midship pump/gearbox provisions shall be for a Waterous CSUC20 pump.
MIDSHIP PUMP RATIO
The ratio for the midship pump shall be 2.27:1.
MIDSHIP PUMP GEARBOX DROP
The Waterous pump gearbox shall have a “C” (medium length) drop length.
MIDSHIP PUMP LOCATION C/L SUCTION
The pump driveline shall include a centerline of the rear axle to the center line of the suction dimension of
100.00 inches.
FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR
The fuel system shall have a Fleetguard FS1003 fuel filter/water separator as a primary filter. The fuel
filter shall have a drain valve.
A water in fuel sensor shall be provided and wired to an instrument panel lamp and audible alarm to
indicate when water is present in the fuel/water separator.
A secondary fuel filter shall be included as approved by the engine manufacturer.
FUEL LINES
The fuel system supply and return lines installed from the fuel tank to the engine shall be reinforced nylon
tubing rated for diesel fuel. The fuel lines shall be brown in color and connected with brass fittings.
FUEL SHUTOFF VALVE
A fuel shutoff valve shall be installed in the fuel draw line at the primary fuel filter to allow the fuel filter
to be changed without loss of fuel to the fuel pump.
A second fuel shutoff valve shall be installed in the fuel draw line, near the fuel tank to allow maintenance
to be performed with minimal loss of fuel.
FUEL TANK
The fuel tank shall have a capacity of sixty-five (65) gallons and shall measure 35.00 inches in width X
18.50 inches in height X 24.00 inches in length. The baffled tank shall be made of 14 gauge aluminized
steel. The exterior of the tank shall be painted with a PRP Corsol™ black anti-corrosive exterior metal
treatment finish. This results in a tank which offers the internal and external corrosion resistance.
The tank shall have a vent port to facilitate venting to the top of the fill neck for rapid filling without
"blow-back" and a roll over ball check vent for temperature related fuel expansion and draw.
The tank is designed with dual draw tubes and sender flanges. The tank shall have 2.00 inch NPT fill
ports for right or left hand fill. A 0.50 inch NPT drain plug shall be centered in the bottom of the tank.
The fuel tank shall be mounted below the frame, behind the rear axle. Two (2) three-piece strap hanger
assemblies with “U” straps bolted midway on the fuel tank front and rear shall be utilized to allow the
tank to be easily lowered and removed for service purposes. Rubber isolating pads shall be provided
between the tank and the hanger strap assemblies. Strap mounting studs through the rail, hidden behind
the body shall not be acceptable.
FUEL TANK FILL PORT
The fuel tank fill ports shall be offset with the right fill port located in the middle position and the left fill
port located in the rearward position on the fuel tank.
FRONT AXLE
The front axle shall be a Meritor Easy Steer Non drive front axle, model number MFS-20. The axle shall
include a 3.74 inch drop and a 71.00 inch king pin intersection (KPI). The axle shall include a
conventional style hub with a standard knuckle.
FRONT AXLE WARRANTY
The front axle shall be warranted by Meritor for two (2) years with unlimited miles under the general
service application. Details of the Meritor warranty are provided on the PDF document attached to this
option.
FRONT WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION
The front axle wheel bearings shall be lubricated with oil. The oil level can be visually checked via clear
inspection windows in the front axle hubs.
FRONT SHOCK ABSORBERS
Two (2) Bilstein inert, nitrogen gas filled shock absorbers shall be provided and installed as part of the
front suspension system. The shocks shall be a monotubular design and fabricated using a special
extrusion method, utilizing a single blank of steel without a welded seam, achieving an extremely tight
peak-to-valley tolerance and maintains consistent wall thickness. The monotubular design shall provide
superior strength while maximizing heat dissipation and shock life.
The ride afforded through the use of a gas shock is more consistent and shall not deteriorate with heat,
the same way a conventional oil filled hydraulic shock would.
The Bilstein front shocks shall include a digressive working piston assembly allowing independent tuning
of the compression and rebound damping forces to provide optimum ride and comfort without
compromise. The working piston design shall feature fewer parts than most conventional twin tube and
“road sensing” shock designs and shall contribute to the durability and long life of the Bilstein shock
absorbers.
Proposals offering the use of conventional twin tube or “road sensing” designed shocks shall not be
considered.
FRONT SUSPENSION
The front suspension shall include a nine (9) leaf spring pack in which the longest leaf measures 54.00
inch long and 4.00 inches wide and shall include a military double wrapped front eye. Both spring eyes
shall have a case hardened threaded bushing installed with lubrication counter bore and lubrication land
off cross bore with grease fitting. The spring capacity shall be rated at 21,500 pounds.
STEERING COLUMN/ WHEEL
The cab shall include a Douglas Autotech steering column shall be a seven (7) position tilt and 2.25 inch
telescopic type with an 18.00 inch steering wheel located on the left side of the cab designating the
driver’s position. The steering wheel shall be covered with black absorbite padding.
The steering column shall contain a horn button, self-canceling turn signal switch, four-way hazard switch
and headlamp dimmer switch.
POWER STEERING PUMP
The hydraulic power steering pump shall be a TRW PS and shall be gear driven from the engine. The
pump shall be a balanced, positive displacement, sliding vane type.
ELECTRONIC POWER STEERING FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR
The power steering fluid shall be monitored electronically and shall send a signal to activate an audible
alarm and visual warning in the instrument panel when fluid level falls below normal.
FRONT AXLE CRAMP ANGLE
The chassis shall have a front axle cramp angle of 48 degrees to the left and 44 degrees to the right.
POWER STEERING GEAR
The power steering gear shall be a TRW model TAS 65 with an assist cylinder.
CHASSIS ALIGNMENT
The chassis frame rails shall be measured to insure the length is correct and cross checked to make sure
they run parallel and are square to each other. The front and rear axles shall be laser aligned. The front
tires and wheels shall be aligned and toe-in set on the front tires by the chassis manufacturer.
REAR AXLE
The rear axle shall be a Meritor model RS-25-160 single drive axle. The axle shall include precision
forged, single reduction differential gearing, and shall have a fire service rated capacity of 27,000 pounds.
The axle shall be built of superior construction and quality components to provide the rugged
dependability needed to stand up to the fire industry’s demands. The axle shall include rectangular
shaped, hot-formed housing with a standard wall thickness of 0.63 of an inch for extra strength and
rigidity and a rigid differential case for high axle strength and reduced maintenance.
The axle shall have heavy-duty Hypoid gearing for longer life, greater strength and quieter operation.
Industry-standard wheel ends for compatibility with both disc and drum brakes, and unitized oil seal
technology to keep lubricant in and help prevent contaminant damage will be used.
REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL LUBRICATION
The rear axle differential shall be lubricated with oil.
REAR AXLE WARRANTY
The rear axle shall be warranted by Meritor for two (2) years with unlimited miles under the general
service application. Details of the Meritor warranty are provided on the PDF document attached to this
option.
REAR WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION
The rear axle wheel bearings shall be lubricated with oil.
VEHICLE TOP SPEED
The top speed of the vehicle shall be approximately 65 MPH +/-2 MPH at governed engine RPM.
REAR SUSPENSION
The single rear axle shall feature a Reyco 79KB vari-rate, self-leveling captive slipper type conventional
multi-leaf spring suspension, with 57.50 inch X 3.00 inch springs. One (1) adjustable and one (1) fixed
torque rod shall be provided.
The rear suspension capacity shall be rated from 21,000 to 31,500 pounds.
FRONT TIRE
The front tires shall be Michelin 385/65R-22.5 18PR "J" tubeless radial XZY3 mixed service tread.
The front tire stamped load capacity shall be 18,740 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 65 miles per
hour when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
The front tire US Fire Service Intermittent Usage load capacity shall be 20,000 pounds per axle with a
speed rating of 65 miles per hour when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
REAR TIRE
The rear tires shall be Michelin 12R-22.5 16PR "H" tubeless radial XDN2 all weather tread.
The rear tire stamped load capacity shall be 27,120 pounds per axle with a speed capacity of 75 miles per
hour when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
The rear tire US Fire Service Intermittent Usage load capacity shall be 28,880 pounds per axle with a
speed capacity of 75 miles per hour when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
REAR AXLE RATIO
The rear axle ratio shall be 5.38:1.
TIRE PRESSURE INDICATOR
There shall be a voucher provided with the chassis for a pop up style tire pressure indicator at each tire
valve stem. The indicator shall provide visual indication of pressure in the specific tire.
The tire pressure indicators shall be redeemed upon the vehicle manufacturer’s receipt of the voucher for
installation by the customer.
FRONT WHEEL
The front wheels shall be Accuride hub piloted, 22.50 inch X 12.25 inch polished aluminum wheels. The
hub piloted mounting system shall provide easy installation and shall include two-piece flange nuts. The
wheels shall be forged from a single piece of aluminum, designed to be corrosion resistant and are
engineered for a long life.
REAR WHEEL
The rear wheels shall be Accuride hub piloted, heavy duty, 22.50 inch x 8.25 inch aluminum wheels. Each
outer wheel shall have a polished aluminum finish on the exterior surface and each inner wheel shall have
a machine finish. The wheels shall be forged from a single piece of aluminum which shall be corrosion
resistant, engineered to be lightweight and provide exceptional performance. The hub piloted mounting
system shall provide easy installation and shall include two-piece flange nuts.
WHEEL TRIM
The front wheels shall include stainless steel lug nut covers and stainless steel baby moons shipped loose
with the chassis for installation by the apparatus builder. The baby moons shall have cutouts for oil seal
viewing when applicable.
The rear wheels shall include stainless steel lug nut covers and band mounted spring clip stainless steel
high hats shipped loose with the chassis for installation by the apparatus builder.
The lug nut covers, baby moons, and high hats shall be RealWheels® brand constructed of 304L grade,
non-corrosive stainless steel with a mirror finish. Each wheel trim component shall meet D.O.T.
certification.
BRAKE SYSTEM
A rapid build-up air brake system shall be provided. The air brakes shall include a two (2) air tank, three
(3) reservoir system with a total of 4152 cubic inch of air capacity. A floor mounted treadle valve shall
be mounted inside the cab for graduated control of applying and releasing the brakes. An inversion valve
shall be installed to provide a service brake application in the unlikely event of primary air supply loss. All
air reservoirs provided on the chassis shall be labeled for identification.
The rear axle spring brakes shall automatically apply in any situation when the air pressure falls below 25
PSI and shall include a mechanical means for releasing the spring brakes when necessary. An audible
alarm shall designate when the system air pressure is below 60 PSI.
A four (4) sensor, four (4) modulator anti-lock braking system (ABS) shall be installed on the front and
rear axles in order to prevent the brakes from locking or skidding while braking during hard stops or on
icy or wet surfaces. This in turn shall allow the driver to maintain steering control under heavy braking
and in most instances, shorten the braking distance. The electronic monitoring system shall incorporate
diagonal circuitry which shall monitor wheel speed during braking through a sensor and tone ring on each
wheel. A dash mounted ABS lamp shall be provided to notify the driver of a system malfunction. The
ABS system shall automatically disengage the auxiliary braking system device when required. The
speedometer screen shall be capable of reporting all active defaults using PID/SID and FMI standards.
Additional safety shall be accommodated through Automatic Traction Control (ATC) which shall be
installed on the tandem rear axle. The ATC system shall apply the ABS when the drive wheels loose
traction. The system shall scale the electronic engine throttle back to prevent wheel spin while
accelerating on ice or wet surfaces.
Additional handling capabilities shall include Roll Stability Control (RSC) which shall monitor the
vehicles rollover threshold based on the lateral acceleration. The system shall activate a computerized
device which shall slow the vehicle when the threshold is exceeded in either direction. Normal vehicle
operation shall resume once the problematic conditions cease. The RSC system shall be integral with the
ABS and ATC systems.
A momentary rocker style switch shall be provided and properly labeled “mud/snow”. When the switch is
pressed once, the system shall allow a momentary wheel slip to obtain traction under extreme mud and
snow conditions. During this condition the ATC light and the light on the rocker switch shall blink
continuously notifying the driver of activation. Pressing the switch again shall deactivate the mud/snow
feature.
The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) unit is a functional extension of the electronic braking system. It is
able to detect any skidding of the vehicle about its vertical axis as well as any rollover tendency. The
control unit comprises an angular-speed sensor that measures the vehicle’s motion about the vertical axis,
caused, for instance, by cornering or by skidding on a slippery road surface. An acceleration sensor
measures the vehicle’s lateral acceleration. The Controller Area Network (CAN) bus provides
information on the steering angle. On the basis of lateral acceleration and steering angle, an integrated
microcontroller calculates a theoretical angular speed for the stable vehicle condition.
FRONT BRAKES
The front brakes shall be Meritor 16.5" x 6" S-cam drum type.
REAR BRAKES
The rear brakes shall be Meritor 16.50 inch X 7.00 inch S-cam drum type. The brakes shall include a cast
iron shoe.
PARK BRAKE
Upon application of the push-pull valve in the cab, the rear brakes will engage via mechanical spring
force. This is accomplished by dual chamber rear brakes, satisfying the FMVSS parking brake
requirements.
PARK BRAKE CONTROL
A Meritor-Wabco manual hand control push-pull style valve shall operate the parking brake system.
The control shall be yellow in color.
The parking brake actuation valve shall be mounted on the left hand dash to the right of the steering
column within easy reach of the driver.
FRONT BRAKE SLACK ADJUSTERS
The front brakes shall include Meritor automatic slack adjusters shall be installed on the chassis which
features a simple, durable design offering reduced weight. The automatic slack adjusters shall feature a
manual adjusting nut which cannot inadvertently be backed off and threaded grease fittings for easy
serviceability.
REAR BRAKE SLACK ADJUSTERS
The rear brakes shall include Meritor automatic slack adjusters installed on the axle which features a
simple, durable design offering reduced weight. The automatic slack adjusters shall feature a manual
adjusting nut which cannot inadvertently be backed off and threaded grease fittings for easy serviceability.
AIR DRYER
The brake system shall include a Wabco System Saver 1200 air dryer with an integral 100 watt heater
with a Metri-Pack sealed connector. The air dryer incorporates an internal turbo cutoff valve that closes
the path between the air compressor and air dryer purge valve during the compressor "unload" cycle. The
turbo cutoff valve allows purging of moisture and contaminants without the loss of turbo boost pressure.
The air dryer shall be located on the right hand frame rail forward of the front wheel behind the right hand
cab step.
FRONT BRAKE CHAMBERS
The front brakes shall be provided with MGM type 30 brake chambers.
REAR BRAKE CHAMBERS
The rear axle shall include TSE 30/36 brake chambers which shall convert the energy of compressed air
into mechanical force and motion. This shall actuate the brake camshaft, which in turn shall operate the
foundational brake mechanism forcing the brake shoes against the brake drum. The TSE Type 36 brake
chamber has a 36.00 square inch effective area.
AIR COMPRESSOR
The air compressor provided for the engine shall be a Wabco® SS318 single cylinder pass-through drive
type compressor which shall be capable of producing 18.7 CFM at 1200 engine RPMs. The air
compressor shall feature a higher delivery efficiency translating to more air delivery per horsepower
absorbed. The compressor shall include an aluminum cylinder head which shall improve cooling, reduce
weight and decrease carbon formation. Superior piston and bore finishing technology shall reduce oil
consumption and significantly increasing the system component life.
AIR GOVERNOR
An air governor shall be provided to control the cut-in and cut-out pressures of the engine mounted air
compressor. The governor shall be calibrated to meet FMVSS requirements. The air governor shall be
located on the air cleaner bracket on the right frame rail behind the officer step.
MOISTURE EJECTORS
An automatic moisture ejector with a manual drain provision shall be installed on the wet tank of the air
supply system. Manual pet-cock type drain valves shall be installed on all remaining reservoirs of the air
supply system.
AIR SUPPLY LINES
A dual air system plumbed with color coded reinforced nylon tubing air lines shall be installed on the
chassis. The primary (rear) brake line shall be green, the secondary (front) brake line red, the parking
brake line orange and the auxiliary (outlet) will be blue.
Brass compression type fittings shall be used on the nylon tubing. All drop hoses shall include fiber
reinforced neoprene covered hoses.
AIR HORN SHUTOFF VALVE
A shut-off valve located in the driver’s dash shall be installed in the air horn supply line.
AIR INLET CONNECTION
An air connection for the shoreline air inlet shall be supplied.
AIR INLET LOCATION
The air inlet shall be installed in the left hand side lower front step in the forward position.
PLUMBING AIR INLET CONNECTION
The air inlet connector shall be plumbed to the air system with a check valve to prevent air from escaping
through the inlet connector.
AIR INLET/ OUTLET FITTING TYPE
The air connector supplied shall be a 0.25 inch size Tru-Flate Interchange style manual connection which
is compatible with Milton ‘T’ style, Myers 0.25 inch Automotive style and Parker 0.25 inch 10 Series
connectors.
AIR TANK SPACERS
There shall be spacers included with the air tank mounting. The spacers shall move the air tanks 1.50
inches inward towards the center of the chassis. This shall provide clearance between the air tanks and the
frame for body U-bolt clearance.
REAR AIR TANK MOUNTING
If a combination of wheel base, air tank quantity, or other requirements necessitate the location of one or
more air tanks to be mounted rear of the fuel tank, these tank(s) will be mounted parallel to frame.
WHEELBASE
The chassis wheelbase shall be 204.00 inches.
REAR OVERHANG
The chassis rear overhang shall be 47.00 inches.
FRAME
The frame shall consist of double rails running parallel to each other with cross members forming a ladder
style frame. The frame rails shall be formed in the shape of a "C" channel, with the outer rail measuring
10.25 inches high X 3.50 inches deep upper and lower flanges X 0.38 inches thick with an inner channel
of 9.44 inches high X 3.13 inches deep and 0.38 inches thick. Each rail shall be constructed of 110,000
psi minimum yield high strength low alloy steel. Each double rail section shall be rated by a Resistance
Bending Moment (RBM) minimum of 3,213,100 inch pounds and have a minimum section modulus of
29.21 cubic inches. The frame shall measure 35.00 inches in width.
Proposals calculating the frame strength using the “box method” shall not be considered.
Proposals including heat treated rails shall not be considered. Heat treating frame rails produces rails that
are not uniform in their mechanical properties throughout the length of the rail. Rails made of high
strength, low alloy steel are already at the required yield strength prior to forming the rail.
A minimum of seven (7) fully gusseted 0.25 inch thick cross members shall be installed. The inclusion of
the body mounting, or bumper mounting shall not be considered as a cross member. The cross members
shall be attached using zinc coated grade 8 fasteners. The head bolts shall be flanged type with distorted
threads, held in place by flanged lock nuts. Each cross member shall be mounted to the frame rails
utilizing a minimum of 0.25 inch thick gusset reinforcement plates at all corners balancing the area of
force throughout the entire frame.
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Any proposals not including additional reinforcement for each cross member shall not be considered.
All relief areas shall be cut in with a minimum 2.00 inch radius at intersection points with the edges
ground to a smooth finish to prevent a stress concentration point.
The frame and cross members shall carry a lifetime warranty to the original purchaser. A copy of the
frame warranty shall be made available upon request.
Proposals offering warranties for frames not including cross members shall not be considered.
FRAME WARRANTY
The frame and cross members shall carry a limited lifetime warranty to the original purchaser. The
warranty shall include conditional items listed in the detailed warranty document which shall be provided
upon request.
FRAME CLEAR AREA
The chassis frame shall be left clear of chassis mounted components inside or outside the frame rails
within the first 30.00 inches behind the cab to allow space for OEM installed components. Cross
members may be installed in the clear area if required for proper frame or driveline configuration.
FRAME PAINT
The frame shall be powder coated black prior to any attachment of components.
All powder coatings, primers and paint shall be compatible with all metals, pretreatments and primers
used. The cross hatch adhesion test per ASTM D3359 shall not have a fail of more than ten (10) squares.
The pencil hardness test per ASTM D3363 shall have a final post-curved pencil hardness of H-2H. The
direct impact resistance test per ASTM D2794 shall have an impact resistance of 120.00 inches per
pound at 2 mils. The salt spray resistance per ASTM B-117-97 shall pass 500 hours of salt spray test.
The applied process shall allow the application of other products over it and still maintain or exceed the
500 hours salt spray test.
Any proposals offering painted frame with variations from the above process shall not be accepted. The
film thickness of vendor supplied parts shall also be sufficient to meet the performance standards as stated
above.
The chassis under carriage consisting of frame, axles, driveline running gear, air tanks and other chassis
mounted components shall be painted with gloss black paint. Paint shall be applied prior to airline and
electrical wiring installation.
FRONT BUMPER
A one piece, two (2) rib wrap-around style, polished stainless steel front bumper shall be provided. The
material shall be 10 gauge 304 stainless steel, 12.00 inches high and 99.00 inches wide.
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION LENGTH
The front bumper shall be extended approximately 24.00 inches ahead of the cab.
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION FRAME WIDTH
The front bumper extension frame shall feature an overall width of 34.25 inches.
FRONT BUMPER WINCH
The front bumper shall include a Ramsey model RE12000 electric winch with 12,000 pound rated line
pull, 12 volt electric winch shall be installed in the center of the front bumper. The winch shall be
equipped with 125.00 feet of 0.38 inch cable, clevis hook and a 4 way roller fairlead. The winch shall be
operated through a 25.00 foot pendant with a hand held control. The winch shall include a spring applied
hydraulic released disc brake and counterbalance valve. It shall feature an easy to use spring loaded
clutch with clutch engagement indicator light.
AIR HORN
The chassis shall include two (2) Hadley brand E-Tone air horns which shall measure 24.00 inches long
with a 6.00 inch round flare. The air horns shall be trumpet style with a chrome finish on the exterior and
a painted finish deep inside the trumpet.
AIR HORN LOCATION
The air horns shall be recess mounted in the front bumper face on the left side of the bumper in the
inboard and outboard positions relative to the left hand frame rail.
AIR HORN RESERVOIR
One (1) air tank, with a 1200 cubic inch reservoir, shall be installed on the chassis to act as a supply tank
for operating air horns. The reservoir shall be isolated with a 90 PSI pressure protection valve on the
reservoir supply side to prevent depletion of the air to the air brake system.
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER
The bumper shall include one (1) Cast Products Inc. model SA4301, 100 watt speaker which shall be
recess mounted within the bumper fascia. The speaker shall include a flat mounting flange and be chrome
in color.
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER LOCATION
The electronic siren speaker shall be located on the front bumper face on the right side outboard of the
frame rail in the far outboard position.
FRONT BUMPER TOW EYES
The bumper shall include two (2) chrome plated tow eyes shall be installed through the front bumper.
The eyes shall be fabricated from 0.75 inch thick #1020 ASTM-A36 hot rolled steel. The inside diameter
of the eye shall be 2.00 inches and include a chamfered edge.
CAB TILT SYSTEM
The entire cab shall be capable of tilting approximately 45-degrees to allow for easy maintenance of the
engine and transmission.
The electric-over-hydraulic lift system shall include an ignition interlock and red cab lock down indicator
lamp on the tilt control which shall illuminate when holding the “Down” button to indicate safe road
operation.
It shall be necessary to activate the master battery switch and set the parking brake in order to tilt the
cab. As a third precaution the ignition switch must be turned off to complete the cab tilt interlock safety
circuit.
Two (2) spring-loaded hydraulic hold down hooks located outboard of the frame shall be installed to hold
the cab securely to the frame. Once the hold-down hooks are set in place, it shall take the application of
pressure from the hydraulic cab tilt lift pump to release the hooks.
Two (2) cab tilt cylinders shall be provided with velocity fuses in each cylinder port. The cab tilt pivots
shall be 1.90 inch ball and be anchored to frame brackets with 1.25 inch diameter studs.
A steel safety channel assembly shall be installed on the right side cab lift cylinder to prevent accidental
cab lowering. The safety channel assembly shall fall over the lift cylinder when the cab is in the fully tilted
position. A cable release system shall also be provided to retract the safety channel assembly from the lift
cylinder to allow the lowering of the cab.
CAB TILT CONTROL RECEPTACLE
The cab tilt control cable shall include a receptacle which shall be temporarily located on the right hand
chassis rail rear of the cab to provide a place to plug in the cab tilt remote control pendant. The tilt
pump shall include 8.00 feet of cable with a six (6) pin Deutsch receptacle with a cap.
The remote control pendant shall include 20.00 feet of cable with a mating Deutsch connector. The
remote control pendant shall be shipped loose with the chassis.
CAB WINDSHIELD
The cab windshield shall have a surface area of 2825.00 square inches and be of a two (2) piece
wraparound design for maximum visibility.
The glass utilized for the windshield shall include standard automotive tint. The left and right windshield
shall be fully interchangeable thereby minimizing stocking and replacement costs.
Each windshield shall be installed using black self locking window rubber.
GLASS FRONT DOOR
The front cab doors shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height.
These windows shall have the capability to roll down completely into the door housing. This shall be
accomplished using electric actuation. The power window shall be controlled with a switch on the
driver’s door.
There shall be an irregular shaped fixed window which shall measure 2.50 inches wide at the top, 8.00
inches wide at the bottom X 26.00 inches in height, more commonly known as “cozy glass” ahead of the
front door roll down windows.
The windows shall be mounted within the frame of the front doors trimmed with a black anodized ring on
the exterior.
GLASS TINT FRONT DOOR
The windows located in the left and right front doors shall have a standard green automotive tint which
shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS REAR DOOR RH
The rear right hand side crew door shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches
in height. The window shall be a powered type and shall be controlled by a switch on the inner door
panel and on the driver’s door panel.
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR RIGHT HAND
The window located in the right hand side rear door shall include a standard green automotive tint which
shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS REAR DOOR LH
The rear left hand side crew door shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in
height. The window shall be a powered type and shall be controlled by a switch on the inner door panel
and on the driver’s door panel.
GLASS TINT REAR DOOR LEFT HAND
The window located in the left hand side rear door shall include a standard green automotive tint which
shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS SIDE MID RH
The cab shall include a window on the officer’s side behind the front and ahead of the crew doors which
shall measure 16.00 inches wide X 26.00 inches high. This window shall be fixed within this space and
shall be rectangular in shape. The window shall be mounted using self locking window rubber. The glass
utilized for this window shall include a green automotive tint unless otherwise noted.
GLASS TINT SIDE MID RIGHT HAND
The window located on the right hand side of the cab between the front and rear doors shall include a
standard green automotive tint which shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS SIDE MID LH
The cab shall include a window on the driver’s side behind the front door and ahead of the crew door and
above the wheel well which shall measure 16.00 inches wide X 26.00 inches high. This window shall be
fixed within this space and shall be rectangular in shape. The window shall be mounted using self locking
window rubber. The glass utilized for this window shall include a green automotive tint unless otherwise
noted.
GLASS TINT SIDE MID LEFT HAND
The window located on the left hand side of the cab between the front and rear doors shall include a
standard green automotive tint which shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
CLIMATE CONTROL
The cab shall include a 57,600 BTU @ 425 CFM front overhead heater/defroster which shall be provided
and installed above the windshield between the sun visors.
The cab shall also include a combination heater air-conditioning unit mounted on the engine tunnel. This
unit shall offer eight (8) adjustable louvers, (4 forward facing , four rearward facing) a temperature
control valve and two (2) blowers offering three (3) speeds which shall be capable of circulating 550
cubic feet of air per minute. The unit shall be rated for 42,500 BTU/Hr of cooling and 36,000 BTU/Hr of
heating. The temperature and blower controls shall be located on the heater/air conditioning unit.
All defrost/heating systems shall be plumbed with one (1) seasonal shut-off valve at the front corner on
the right side of the cab.
The air conditioner lines shall be a mixture of custom bent zinc coated steel fittings and Aero-quip GH
134 flexible hose with Aero-Quip EZ-Clip fittings.
CLIMATE CONTROL ACTIVATION
The heating controls, and air conditioning if included, shall be located on the climate control unit.
A/C CONDENSER LOCATION
A roof mounted A/C condenser shall be installed centered on cab forward of raised roof against the slope
rise.
A/C COMPRESSOR
The air-conditioning compressor shall be a belt driven, engine mounted, open type compressor that shall
be capable of producing a minimum of 13000 BTU at 1500 engine RPMs. The compressor shall utilize R134A refrigerant and PAG oil.
CAB INSULATION
The cab ceiling and walls shall include 1.00 inch thick foam insulation. The insulation shall act as a barrier
absorbing noise as well as assisting in sustaining the desired climate within the cab interior.
UNDER CAB INSULATION
The underside of the cab tunnel surrounding the engine shall be lined with multi-layer foam insulation,
engineered for application inside diesel engine compartments.
The insulation shall act as a noise barrier, absorbing noise thus keeping the decibel level in the cab well
within NFPA recommendations. As an additional benefit, the insulation shall assist in sustaining the
desired temperature within the cab interior.
The insulation shall measure .56 inch thick including a 1.0#/sf PVC barrier and a moisture and heat
reflective foil backing, reinforced with fiberglass strands. The foil surface acts as protection against
moisture and other contaminants. The insulation shall meet or exceed FMVSS 302 flammability test.
The insulation shall be cut precisely to fit each section and sealed for additional heat and sound deflection.
The insulation shall be held in place by 3 mils of acrylic pressure sensitive adhesive and aluminum pins
with hard hat, hold in place fastening heads.
INTERIOR TRIM FLOOR
The floor of the cab shall be covered with a multi-layer mat consisting of 0.25 inch thick sound absorbing
closed cell foam with a 0.06 inch thick non-slip vinyl surface with a pebble grain finish. The covering
shall be held in place by a pressure sensitive adhesive and aluminum trim molding. All exposed seams
shall be sealed with silicone caulk matching the color of the floor mat to reduce the chance of moisture
and debris retention.
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL
The cab interior shall include trim on the front and rear crew ceiling, the cab walls and the rear wall of the
cab. The trim shall be constructed of insulated vinyl over a hard board backing. The trim shall be
securely fastened to the interior of the cab utilizing snap style fasteners with a decorative cover for a
more appealing appearance.
REAR WALL INTERIOR TRIM
The rear wall of the cab shall be trimmed with vinyl.
HEADER TRIM
The cab interior shall include the header above the driver and officer positions which shall be constructed
of vacuum formed ABS panel.
INTERIOR TRIM SUN VISOR
The header shall include two (2) 7.00 inches high X 18.00 inches wide impact resistant, transparent
acrylic polycarbonate sun visors with a smoke gray tint shall be provided and installed on the header
above the driver and officer.
The see thru visors are designed for maximum flexibility of positioning utilizing an arm with virtually
unlimited adjustability with 13.50 inch long lateral travel of the tinted visor at the end of the arm which
can be locked in place by a thumbscrew.
The visors are easily adjusted and can be placed into a chosen position with one hand. The sun visors will
help protect vehicle occupants from solar glare without obscuring their vision.
TRIM CENTER DASH
The main center dash area shall be constructed of durable vacuum formed ABS composite.
TRIM LH DASH
The left hand dash shall be a one (1) piece durable vacuum formed ABS composite housing which shall
be custom molded for a perfect fit around the instrument panel and the lower control panels to the left
and right of the steering column.
TRIM RH DASH
The right hand dash trim shall consist of a vacuum formed ABS composite module, which contains a
glove compartment with a hinged locking door and a Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) provision. The glove
compartment size shall be 13.50 inches wide X 6.25 inches high X 5.50 inches deep. The MDT provision
shall be provided above the glove compartment.
ENGINE TUNNEL TRIM
The cab engine tunnel shall be covered with .44 of an inch thick multi-layer mat consisting of .25 inch
closed cell foam, .13 of an inch thick PVC acoustical barrier and .06 inch thick non-slip pebble grain. The
engine tunnel mat shall be trimmed with anodized aluminum stair nosing trim for an aesthetically pleasing
appearance.
POWER POINT DASH MOUNT
The cab shall include two (2) 12 volt cigarette lighter type receptacles in the center cab dash to provide a
power source for 12 volt electrical equipment. The receptacles shall be wired to be live with the battery
master switch.
AUXILIARY POWER POINT ENGINE TUNNEL
The cab interior shall include two (2) 12 volt cigarette lighter type receptacles to provide power sources
for 12 volt electrical equipment. The receptacles shall be connected directly to the batteries. The
receptacles shall be located on the top of the engine tunnel near the rear, one (1) at the left corner and
one (1) at the right corner.
STEP TRIM
Each cab entry door shall include a three step entry. The first step closest to the ground shall be
constructed of polished 5032 H32 aluminum Grip Strut® grating with angled outer corners. The step
shall feature a splash guard to reduce water and debris from splashing in to the step. The splash guard
shall have an opening on the outer edge to allow debris and water to flow through rather than becoming
trapped within the stepping surface. The lower step shall be mounted to a frame which is integral with the
construction of the cab for rigidity and strength. The middle step shall be integral with the cab
construction and shall be trimmed with a Flex-Tred® adhesive grit surface material.
INTERIOR DOOR TRIM
The doors of the cab shall include an aluminum plate the same weight and grade as the cab on the interior
of the door. The aluminum shall be then painted.
DOOR TRIM CUSTOMER NAMEPLATE
The interior door trim on the front doors shall include a customer nameplate which states the vehicle was
custom built for their Department.
CAB DOOR TRIM REFLECTIVE
The interior of each door shall include high visibility reflective tape. A white reflective tape that measures
1.00 inch in width shall be provided vertically along the rear outer edge of the door. The lowest portion
of each door skin shall include a reflective tape chevron with red and white stripes and a Spartan logo.
The chevron tape shall measure 6.00 inches in height.
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE "A" PILLAR
There shall be two (2) rubber covered 11.00 inch grab handles installed inside the cab, one on each “A”
post at the left and right door openings. The left handle shall be located 8.75 inches above the bottom of
the door window opening and the right handle shall be located 1.00 inch above the bottom of the door
window opening. The handles shall assist personnel in entering and exiting the cab.
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE FRONT DOOR
Each front door shall include one (1) ergonomically contoured 9.00 inch cast aluminum handle mounted
horizontally on the interior door panels. The handles shall feature a textured black powder coat finish to
assist personnel entering and exiting the cab.
INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE REAR DOOR
A black powder coated cast aluminum assist handle shall be provided on the inside of each rear crew
door. A 30.00 inch long handle shall extend horizontally the width of the window just above the window
sill. The handle shall assist personnel in exiting and entering the cab.
INTERIOR TRIM VINYL COLOR
The cab interior vinyl trim surfaces shall be gray in color.
INTERIOR ABS TRIM COLOR
The cab interior vacuum formed ABS composite trim surfaces shall be gray in color.
INTERIOR FLOOR MAT COLOR
The cab interior floor mat shall be gray in color.
CAB PAINT INTERIOR DOOR TRIM
The inner door panel surfaces shall be painted with Zolatone #20-71 onyx black texture finish.
DASH PANEL GROUP
The main center dash area shall include three (3) removable panels located one (1) to the right of the
driver position, one (1) in the center of the dash and one (1) to the left of the officer position. The center
panel shall be within comfortable reach of both the driver and officer.
SWITCHES CENTER PANEL
The center dash panel shall include eighteen (18) rocker switch positions in a twelve (12) over six (6)
configuration in the left portion of the panel.
A rocker switch with a blank legend installed directly above shall be provided for any position without a
switch and legend designated by a specific option. The non-specified switches shall be two-position, black
switches with a green indicator light. Each blank switch legend can be custom engraved by the body
manufacturer. All switch legends shall have red backlighting provided.
SWITCHES LEFT PANEL
The left dash panel shall include eight (8) switches. There shall be six (6) switches across the top of the
panel and two (2) staggered on the left hand portion of the panel. Five (5) of the top row of switches
shall be rocker type and the left one (1) shall be the headlight switch. The remaining switches shall consist
of one (1) windshield wiper/washer control switch and one (1) instrument lamp dimmer switch.
A rocker switch with a blank legend installed directly above shall be provided for any position not
designated by a specific option. The non-designated switches shall be two-position, black switches with a
green indicator light. Each blank switch legend can be custom engraved by the body manufacturer. All
switch legends shall have red backlighting provided.
SWITCHES RIGHT PANEL
The right dash panel shall include eight (8) rocker switch positions in a four (4) over four (4) switch
configuration.
A rocker switch with a blank legend installed directly above shall be provided for any position without a
switch and legend designated by a specific option. The non-specified switches shall be two-position, black
switches with a green indicator light. Each blank switch legend can be custom engraved by the body
manufacturer. All switch legends shall have red backlighting provided.
SEAT BELT WARNING
A Class One seat belt warning system, integrated with the Vehicle Data Recorder system, shall be
installed for each seat within the cab. The system shall activate an indicator light in the instrument panel,
a digital seat position indicator with a seat position legend in the switch panel, and an audible alarm.
The warning system shall activate when any seat is occupied with a minimum of 60 pounds, the
corresponding seat belt remains unfastened, and the park brake is released. The warning system shall also
activate when any seat is occupied, the corresponding seat belt was fastened in an incorrect sequence, and
the park brake is released. Once activated, the visual indicators and audible alarm shall remain active until
all occupied seats have the seat belts fastened.
OCCUPANCY ROLLOVER PROTECTION
The vehicle shall include the Spartan Chassis RollTek™ rollover occupant protection system which shall
secure occupants, increase the survivable space within the cab and protect against head/neck injuries in
the event of a roll over accident.
The system shall function using a microprocessor-controlled, solid-state sensing device which, when the
system detects a side roll shall provide instantaneous occupant protection (less than 0.3 seconds from
trigger to total deployment) by automatically initiating the following sequence:
1. The seat belt shall tighten around the occupant on all seats excluding theatre flip-up style seating.
2. The air suspension on each seat shall be reduced to its lowest position, tightens belt around occupant
and locking the seat in this position thereby providing more survivable space and minimizing head contact
with the interior roof (available when air suspension seats are specified).
3. An inflatable curtain shall deploy which includes an air filled bag across the driver's and passenger's
side windows which shall protect and cushion the head and neck of the occupant thereby reducing
movement and the chance of head contact with the side of the vehicle. The inflatable curtain shall be
applicable on all seats adjacent to the cab side excluding theatre flip-up style seating.
System Components Shall Include:
Integrated Roll Sensor IRS - detects an imminent rollover, activates protective devices and records crash
events.
Integrated Belt Pretension IBP device (not available with air suspension seats) - tightens the seat belt
around occupant, securing occupant in seat and positions occupant for contact with integrated head
cushion.
Seat Pull-down System S4S (air suspension seats only) - locks seat to lowest position, increases
survivable space, tightens belt around occupant, secures occupant in seat and positions occupant for
contact with integrated head cushion.
Inflatable Head Cushion IHC - protects head/neck and shields occupant from dangerous surfaces.
Remains inflated for 8-10 seconds. This device shall affect the driver, officer and adjacent seats to cab
side excluding theatre flip-up style seating.
SEAT MATERIAL
The seats shall include a covering of high strength, wear resistant fabric made of durable ballistic
polyester. A PVC coating shall be bonded to the back side of the material to help protect the seats from
UV rays and from being saturated or contaminated by fluids. Common trade names for this material are
Imperial 1200 and Durawear.
SEAT COLOR
All seats supplied with the chassis shall be gray in color. All seats shall include red seat belts.
SEAT BACK LOGO
The seat back shall include a black and gray diamond logo which features a capital S in red located in the
middle of the diamond. The logo shall be centered on the standard headrest of the seat back and on the
left side of a split headrest.
SEAT DRIVER
The driver's seat shall be a Seats Inc. 911 Universal series. The four-way seat shall feature 3.00 inch
vertical travel air suspension and manual fore and aft adjustment with 6.00 inches of travel. The
suspension control shall be located on the seat below the left front corner of the bottom cushion. The
bottom seat cushion shall include an adjustment for rake angle offering added comfort.
The seat position shall include a three-point shoulder harness with lap belt and an automatic retractor
attached to the cab. The buckle portion of the seat belt shall be mounted on a semi-rigid stalk extending
from the seat base within easy reach of the occupant.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for this belted seating position shall
be 37.00 inches measured with the seat suspension height adjusted to the upper limit of its travel.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests set forth by FMVSS 207/210.
This testing shall include a simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and shoulder belts
and twenty (20) times the weight through the center of gravity. This model of seat installed in the cab
model, as specified, shall have successfully completed the dynamic sled testing using FMVSS 208 as a
guide with the following accommodations. In order to reflect the larger size outfitted firefighters, the test
dummy used shall be a 95th percentile hybrid III male weighing 225 pounds rather than the 50th
percentile male dummy weighing 165 pounds as referenced in FMVSS 208.
The materials used in construction of the seat shall also have successfully completed testing with regard
to the flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor vehicles as outlined in
FMVSS 302, of which dictates the allowable burning rate of materials in the occupant compartments of
motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK DRIVER
The driver’s seat shall feature a two (2) way adjustable lumbar support and offer an infinite fully reclining
adjustable titling seat back. The seat back shall also feature a contoured head rest.
OCCUPANCY ROLLOVER PROTECTION DRIVER
The driver’s position shall be equipped with the RollTek® Rollover Occupant Protection System.
SEAT OFFICER
The officer's seat shall be a Seats Inc. 911 ABTS series. The seat shall feature a tapered and padded seat,
and cushion. The seat shall be a non-adjustable type seat.
The seat shall feature an all belts to seat (ABTS) style of safety restraint. The ABTS feature shall include
a three-point shoulder harness with the lap belt and automatic retractor as an integral part of the seat
assembly. The buckle portion of the seat belt shall extend from the seat base towards the driver position
within easy reach of the occupant.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for this belted seating position shall
be 35.00 inches.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests by FMVSS 207/210. This
testing shall include a simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and shoulder belts and
twenty (20) times the weight through the center of gravity. This model of seat installed in the cab model,
as specified, shall have successfully completed the dynamic sled testing using FMVSS 208 as a guide with
the following accommodations. In order to reflect the larger size outfitted firefighters, the test dummy
used shall be a 95th percentile hybrid III male weighing 225 pounds rather than the 50th percentile male
dummy weighing 165 pounds as referenced in FMVSS 208. The model of seats shall also have
successfully completed the flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor
vehicles as outlined in FMVSS 302, of which decides the burning rate of materials in the occupant
compartments of motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK OFFICER
The officer seat back shall include a Ziamatic brand Rol-Loc® mechanical self contained breathing
apparatus (SCBA) bracket. The Positive Locking Mechanical walk away bracket shall meet NFPA 190103 9G dynamic requirements for cylinder restraint systems for use in crew compartments of fire truck
cabs. The bracket shall be third Party tested to ten (10) times the force of gravity.
The bracket shall secure a self-contained breathing apparatus with all sizes of cylinders. The bracket shall
include four PVC coated clamping arms which securely lock the SCBA in place without damaging the
cylinder wall. The bracket shall also include a pull release strap which shall include a 30.00 inch nylon
lanyard which activates the lever on the bracket saving the occupant from reaching behind the SCBA in
order to release the bracket. The nylon strap shall be located on the right side of the seat.
The basic bracket and clamp arms shall be made of strong, yet light-weight, aluminum alloys. Hex arms
and operating levers shall be plated steel to withstand years of constant use. The bracket shall allow
donning of the SCBA in a fast and easy manner.
The seat back shall include a removable padded cover which shall be provided over the SCBA cavity.
OCCUPANCY ROLLOVER PROTECTION OFFICER
The officer’s position shall be equipped with the RollTek® Rollover Occupant Protection System.
SEAT REAR FACING OUTER LOCATION
The crew area shall include two (2) rear facing crew seats, which include one (1) located directly behind
the driver seat and one (1) located directly behind the officer seat.
SEAT CREW REAR FACING OUTER
The crew area shall include a seat in the rear facing outboard position which shall be a Seats Inc. 911
ABTS series. The seat shall feature a tapered and padded seat, and cushion.
The seat shall feature an all belts to seat (ABTS) style of safety restraint. The ABTS feature shall include
a three-point shoulder harness with the lap belt and automatic retractor as an integral part of the seat
assembly. The buckle portion of the seat belt shall extend from the seat base towards the driver position
within easy reach of the occupant.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for each belted seating position shall
be 35.00 inches.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests by FMVSS 207/210. This
testing shall include a simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and shoulder belts and
twenty (20) times the weight through the center of gravity. This model of seat installed in the cab model,
as specified, shall have successfully completed the dynamic sled testing using FMVSS 208 as a guide with
the following accommodations. In order to reflect the larger size outfitted firefighters, the test dummy
used shall be a 95th percentile hybrid III male weighing 225 pounds rather than the 50th percentile male
dummy weighing 165 pounds as referenced in FMVSS 208. The model of seats shall also have
successfully completed the flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor
vehicles as outlined in FMVSS 302, of which decides the burning rate of materials in the occupant
compartments of motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK REAR FACING OUTER
The rear facing outboard seat back shall include a Ziamatic brand Rol-Loc® mechanical self contained
breathing apparatus (SCBA) bracket. The Positive Locking Mechanical walk away bracket shall meet
NFPA 1901-03 9G dynamic requirements for cylinder restraint systems for use in crew compartments of
fire truck cabs. The bracket shall be third Party tested to ten (10) times the force of gravity.
The bracket shall secure a self-contained breathing apparatus with all sizes of cylinders. The bracket shall
include four PVC coated clamping arms which securely lock the SCBA in place without damaging the
cylinder wall. The bracket shall also include a pull release strap with a “T” handle which activates the
lever on the bracket saving the occupant from reaching behind the SCBA in order to release the bracket.
The handle shall be located on the front of the seat in the center.
The basic bracket and clamp arms shall be made of strong, yet light-weight, aluminum alloys. Hex arms
and operating levers shall be plated steel to withstand years of constant use. The bracket shall allow
donning of the SCBA in a fast and easy manner.
The seat back shall include a removable padded cover which shall be provided over the SCBA cavity.
SEAT MOUNTING REAR FACING OUTER
The rear facing outer seats shall offer special mounting positions which shall be 2.00 inches towards the
rear wall offering additional space between the front seats and the outer rear facing seats.
OCCUPANCY ROLLOVER PROTECTION RFO
The rear facing outboard seating position shall be equipped with the RollTek® Rollover Occupant
Protection System.
SEAT BELT ORIENTATION CREW
The crew position seat belts shall follow the standard orientation which extends from the outboard
shoulder extending to the inboard hip.
SEAT FORWARD FACING CENTER LOCATION
The crew area shall include two (2) forward facing center crew seats with both located at the center of
the rear wall.
SEAT CREW FORWARD FACING CENTER
The crew area shall include a seat in the forward facing center position which shall be a Seats Inc. 911
series. The seat shall feature a tapered and padded seat, and cushion. The seat and cushion shall be
hinged and compact in design for additional room and shall remain in the stored position until occupied.
The seat shall feature an all belts to seat (ABTS) style of safety restraint. The ABTS feature shall include
a three-point shoulder harness with the lap belt and automatic retractor as an integral part of the seat
assembly. The buckle portion of the seat belt shall extend from the seat base towards the driver position
within easy reach of the occupant.
The minimum vertical dimension from the seat H-point to the ceiling for each belted seating position shall
be 35.00 inches.
This model of seat shall have successfully completed the static load tests by FMVSS 207/210. This
testing shall include a simultaneous forward load of 3000 pounds each on the lap and shoulder belts and
twenty (20) times the weight through the center of gravity. This model of seat installed in the cab model,
as specified, shall have successfully completed the dynamic sled testing using FMVSS 208 as a guide with
the following accommodations. In order to reflect the larger size outfitted firefighters, the test dummy
used shall be a 95th percentile hybrid III male weighing 225 pounds rather than the 50th percentile male
dummy weighing 165 pounds as referenced in FMVSS 208. The model of seats shall also have
successfully completed the flammability of materials used in the occupant compartments of motor
vehicles as outlined in FMVSS 302, of which decides the burning rate of materials in the occupant
compartments of motor vehicles.
SEAT BACK FORWARD FACING CENTER
The forward facing center seat backs shall include a Ziamatic brand Rol-Loc® mechanical self contained
breathing apparatus (SCBA) bracket. The Positive Locking Mechanical walk away bracket shall meet
NFPA 1901-03 9G dynamic requirements for cylinder restraint systems for use in crew compartments of
fire truck cabs. The bracket shall be third Party tested to ten (10) times the force of gravity.
The bracket shall secure a self-contained breathing apparatus with all sizes of cylinders. The bracket shall
include four PVC coated clamping arms which securely lock the SCBA in place without damaging the
cylinder wall. The bracket shall also include a pull release strap which shall include a 30.00 inch nylon
lanyard which activates the lever on the bracket saving the occupant from reaching behind the SCBA in
order to release the bracket. The nylon strap shall be located on the right side of the seat.
The basic bracket and clamp arms shall be made of strong, yet light-weight, aluminum alloys. Hex arms
and operating levers shall be plated steel to withstand years of constant use. The bracket shall allow
donning of the SCBA in a fast and easy manner.
The seat back shall include a removable padded cover which shall be provided over the SCBA cavity.
SEAT MOUNTING FORWARD FACING CENTER
The forward facing center seats shall be installed facing the front of the cab.
OCCUPANCY ROLLOVER PROTECTION FFC
The forward facing center seating position shall be equipped with the RollTek® Rollover Occupant
Protection System.
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING
The forward facing center seating positions shall include an enclosed seat frame which is located and
installed on the rear wall. The seat frame shall measure 42.38 inches wide X 12.38 inches high X 22.00
inches deep. The seat frame shall be constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade 0.19 inch thick aluminum
plate. The seat box shall be painted with the same color as the remaining interior.
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING STORAGE ACCESS
There shall be two (2) access points to the seat frame storage area, one (1) on each side of the seat frame.
Each access point shall be covered by a hinged door which measures 15.00 inches in width X 10.63
inches in height.
CAB FRONT UNDERSEAT STORAGE ACCESS
The left and right under seat storage areas shall have a removable aluminum cover.
SEAT COMPARTMENT DOOR FINISH
All underseat storage compartment access doors shall have a Zolatone #20-71 onyx black texture finish.
WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM
The cab shall include a parallel arm wiper system which shall clear the windshield of water, ice and debris.
There shall be two (2) windshield wipers, one (1) for the driver and one (1) for the officer, which shall be
affixed to a rod style arm. The system shall include dual motors which shall initiate the arms in which
both the driver and officer windshield wipers are attached, initiating a back and forth motion for each
wiper. The wiper motors shall be activated by an intermittent wiper control located within easy reach of
the driver’s position.
ELECTRONIC WINDSHIELD FLUID LEVEL INDICATOR
The windshield washer fluid level shall be monitored electronically. When the washer fluid level becomes
low the yellow “Check Message Center” indicator light on the instrument panel shall illuminate and the
message center in the speedometer shall display a “Check Washer Fluid Level” message.
CAB DOOR HARDWARE
The cab entry doors shall be equipped with exterior pull handles, suitable for use while wearing firefighter
gloves. The handles shall be made of aluminum with a chrome plated finish.
The interior exit door handles shall be flush paddle type with a black finish, which are incorporated into
the upper door panel.
All cab entry doors shall include locks which are keyed alike. The door locks shall be designed to prevent
accidental lockout.
The exterior pull handles shall include a scuff plate behind the handle constructed of polished stainless
steel to help protect the cab finish.
DOOR LOCKS
Each cab entry door shall include a manually operated door lock. The each door lock may be actuated
from the inside of the cab by means of a red knob located on the paddle handle of the respective door or
by using a TriMark key from the exterior. The door locks are designed to prevent accidental lock out.
DOOR LOCK LH REAR CAB COMPARTMENT
The left hand side rear compartment shall feature a manual door lock.
DOOR LOCK RH REAR CAB COMPARTMENT
The right hand side rear compartment shall feature a manual door lock.
GRAB HANDLES
The cab shall include one (1) 18.00 inch knurled, anti-slip, one-piece exterior assist handle behind each
cab door. The grab handle shall be made of 14 gauge 304- stainless steel and be 1.25 inch diameter to
enable non-slip assistance with a gloved hand.
REARVIEW MIRRORS
Retrac Aerodynamic West Coast style single vision mirror heads model 613285 shall be provided and
installed on each of the front cab doors.
The mirrors shall be mounted via 1.00 inch diameter tubular stainless steel arms to provide a rigid
mounting to reduce mirror vibration.
The mirrors shall measure 8.00 inches wide X 19.00 inches high and shall include an 8.00 inch convex
mirrors with a stainless steel back, model 980-4, installed below the flat glass to provide a wider field of
vision. The flat mirrors shall be motorized with remote horizontal and vertical adjustment. The control
switches shall be mounted within easy reach of the driver. The convex mirrors shall be manually
adjustable. The flat mirror glass shall be heated for defrosting in severe cold weather conditions.
The mirror backs shall be constructed of vacuum formed chrome plated ABS plastic housings that are
corrosion resistant and shall include an amber marker light. The mirrors shall be manufactured with the
finest quality non-glare glass.
REARVIEW MIRROR HEAT SWITCH
The heat for the rearview mirrors shall be controlled through a rocker switch in the mirror control panel
on the driver’s side dash.
CAB FENDER
Full width wheel well liners shall be installed on the extruded cab to limit road splash and enable easier
cleaning. Each two-piece liner shall consist of an inner liner 16.00 inches wide made of vacuum formed
ABS composite and an outer fenderette 3.50 inches wide made of 12 gauge polished aluminum.
MUD FLAPS FRONT
The front wheel wells shall have mud flaps installed on them.
CAB EXTERIOR FRONT & SIDE EMBLEMS
The cab shall include three (3) Spartan emblems. There shall be one (1) installed on the front air intake
grille and one (1) installed on each side of the cab exterior above the wheel well.
CAB EXTERIOR MODEL NAMEPLATE
The cab shall include custom “Metro Star” nameplates on the front driver and officer side doors.
IGNITION
A master battery system with a keyless start ignition system shall be provided. Each system shall be
controlled by a ¼ turn Cole Hersee switch, both of which shall be mounted to the left of the steering
wheel on the dash. A chrome push type starter button shall be provided adjacent to the master battery
and ignition switches.
Each switch shall illuminate a green LED indicator light on the dash when the respective switch is placed
in the “ON” position.
The starter button shall only operate when both the master battery and ignition switches are in the “ON”
position.
BATTERY
The single start electrical system shall include (6) Harris BCI 31 950 CCA batteries with a 210 minute
reserve capacity and 4/0 welding type dual path starter cables per SAE J541. The cables shall have
encapsulated ends with heat shrink and sealant.
BATTERY TRAY
The batteries shall be installed within two (2) steel battery trays located on the left side and right side of
the chassis, securely bolted to the frame rails. The battery trays shall be coated with the same material as
the frame.
The battery trays shall include drain holes in the bottom for sufficient drainage of water. A durable, nonconducting, interlocking mat made by Dri-Dek shall be installed in the bottom of the trays to allow for air
flow and help prevent moisture build up. The batteries shall be held in place by non-conducting phenolic
resin hold down boards.
BATTERY CABLE
The starting system shall include cables which shall be protected by 275 degree F. minimum high
temperature flame retardant loom, sealed and encapsulated at the ends with heat shrink and sealant.
BATTERY JUMPER STUD
The starting system shall include battery jumper studs. These studs shall be located in the forward most
portion of the driver's side lower step. The studs shall allow the vehicle to be jump started, charged, or
the cab to be raised in an emergency in the event of battery failure.
ALTERNATOR
The charging system shall include a 320 amp Leece-Neville 12 volt alternator. The alternator shall
include a self-exciting integral regulator.
BATTERY CONDITIONER
A Kussmaul 1200 battery conditioner shall be supplied. The battery conditioner shall be mounted in the
cab behind the driver's seat.
BATTERY CONDITIONER DISPLAY
A Kussmaul battery conditioner display shall be supplied. The battery conditioner display shall be
mounted in the cab, viewable through the cab mid side window behind the left front door.
ELECTRICAL INLET
A Kussmaul 20 amp super auto-eject electrical receptacle shall be supplied. It shall automatically eject
the plug when the starter button is depressed.
A single item or an addition of multiple items must not exceed the rating of the electric inlet that it’s
connected to.
Amp Draw Reference List:
Kussmaul 1000 Charger - 3.5 Amps
Kussmaul 1200 Charger - 10 Amps
Kussmaul 35/10 Charger - 10 Amps
1000W Engine Heater - 8.33 Amps
1500W Engine Heater - 12.5 Amps
120V Air Compressor - 4.2 Amps
ELECTRICAL INLET LOCATION
An electrical inlet shall be installed on the left hand side of cab over the wheel well.
ELECTRICAL INLET CONNECTION
The electrical inlet shall be connected to the battery conditioner.
ELECTRICAL INLET COLOR
The Kussmaul electrical inlet connection shall include a yellow cover.
HEADLIGHTS
The cab front shall include four (4) rectangular halogen headlamps with separate high and low beams
mounted in bright chrome bezels. The headlamps shall be equipped with the "Daytime Running" light
feature, which shall illuminate the headlights to 80% brilliance when the ignition switch is in the "On"
position and the parking brake is released.
FRONT TURN SIGNALS
The front fascia shall include two (2) Whelen model 600 4.00 inch X 6.00 inch LED programmable
amber turn signals which shall be installed in a chrome bezel outboard of the front warning and
headlamps.
HEADLIGHT LOCATION
The headlights shall be located on the front fascia of the cab directly below the front warning lights.
SIDE TURN/MARKER LIGHTS
The sides of the cab shall include (2) LED round side marker lights which shall be provided just behind
the front cab radius corners.
MARKER AND ICC LIGHTS
In accordance with FMVSS, there shall be five (5) cab LED marker lamps designating identification,
center and clearance provided. These lights shall be installed on the face of the cab within full view of
other vehicles from ground level.
HEADLIGHT AND MARKER LIGHT ACTIVATION
The headlights and marker lights shall be controlled through a rocker switch within easy reach of the
driver. There shall be a dimmer switch within easy reach of the driver to adjust the brightness of the dash
lights.
GROUND LIGHTS
Each door shall include an incandescent NFPA compliant ground light mounted to the under side of the
cab step below each door. Each light shall include a polycarbonate lens, a housing which is vibration
welded and a bulb which shall be shock mounted for extended life. The ground lighting shall be activated
by the opening of the respective door as well as being activated when the parking brake is set.
STEP LIGHTS
The middle step located at each door shall include a 4.00 inch round incandescent light which shall
activate with the opening of the respective door.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT
There shall be an incandescent NFPA compliant light mounted under the engine tunnel for area work
lighting on the engine. The light shall include a polycarbonate lens, a housing which is vibration welded
and a bulb which shall be shock mounted for extended life. The light shall activate automatically when the
cab is tilted.
SIDE SCENE LIGHTS
The side of the cab shall include two (2) Whelen model 810 scene lights, one (1) each side which shall be
surface mounted. The Whelen lights shall offer halogen lighting with 8 to 32-degree internal optics.
SIDE SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
The scene lighting located on the driver and officer sides of the cab shall be mounted in the upper mid
forward portion of the 10.00 inch raised roof of the cab between the front and rear crew doors.
SIDE SCENE ACTIVATION
The scene lights shall be activated by two (2) rocker switches located in the switch panel, one (1) for
each light.
REAR SCENE LIGHTS
The rear of the cab shall include two (2) Whelen model 810 scene lights. The Whelen lights shall be
surface mounted and shall offer halogen lighting at a 32 degree angle.
REAR SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
The rear scene lights shall be located at the top of the rear wall on both the left and right outer positions.
REAR SCENE LIGHT ACTIVATION
The rear scene lighting shall be activated via a single rocker switch located inside the cab on the switch
panel.
INTERIOR OVERHEAD LIGHTS
The cab shall include a two-section incandescent dome lamp with a red and clear lens located over each
door. The dome lamps shall be rectangular in shape and shall measure approximately 9.50 inches in length
X 5.00 inches in width with a black colored bezel. The clear portion of each lamp shall be activated by
opening the respective door and both the red and clear portions can be activated by individual switches
on each lamp.
An additional incandescent three (3) light module with dual map lights shall be located over the engine
tunnel which can be activated by individual switches on the lamp.
MAP LIGHTS
A Roxter gooseneck style map light shall be provided. The light shall have a clear bulb and a control
switch on the base. The light shall be located on the right hand side of the dash.
SPOTLIGHT
The officer position shall include a 12 volt Optronics KB-4003 hand-held spotlight which shall be
mounted to the right of the engine tunnel. The Optronics spot light shall offer 400,000 candle power. It
shall have a 10.00 foot coiled cord and a momentary push button switch.
DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS LIGHT
The front headliner of the cab shall include a red flashing light, located in the center for greatest visibility.
The light shall be 6.00 inches long X 2.50 inches wide X 1.75 inches high and shall be clearly labeled "Do
Not Move Apparatus". In addition to the flashing red light, an audible alarm shall be included which shall
sound when a door is open and the parking brake is released.
The light and alarm shall be interlocked for activation when a cab door is not firmly closed, an apparatus
cabinet door is not closed and the parking brake is released.
MASTER WARNING SWITCH
A master switch shall be included in the main rocker switch panel. The switch shall be a rocker type, red
in color and labeled “Master” for identification. The switch shall feature control over all devices wired
through it. Any warning device switch left in the “ON” position shall automatically power up when the
master switch is activated.
HEADLIGHT FLASHER
An alternating high beam headlamp flashing system shall be installed into the high beam headlamp circuit
which shall allow the high beams to flash alternately from left to right.
Deliberate operator selection of high beams will override the flashing function until low beams are again
selected. Per NFPA, these clear flashing lights will also be disabled “On Scene” when the park brake is
applied.
HEADLIGHT FLASHER SWITCH
The flashing headlights shall be activated through a rocker switch on the switch panel. The rocker switch
shall be clearly labeled for identification.
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
The cab front fascia shall include dual Whelen series 600 Super LED warning lights which shall offer
multiple flash patterns including steady burn for solid colors and multiple flash patterns for split colors.
The lights shall be surface mounted to the front fascia of the cab within a chrome bezel in the inboard
position.
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The front warning lights mounted on the fascia in the inboard positions shall be red with a clear lens.
FRONT WARNING SWITCH
The front warning lights shall be controlled via rocker switch on the main panel. This switch shall be
clearly labeled for identification.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS
The chassis shall include two (2) Whelen series 600 Super LED 4.00 inch X 6.00 inch intersection
warning lights, one (1) each side, which shall offer multiple flash patterns including steady burn for solid
colors and multiple flash patterns for split colors.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The intersection lights shall be red with a clear lens.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION
The intersection lights shall be mounted in the rear position on the side of the bumper.
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS
The cab sides shall include a Whelen series 700 Super LED 3.00 inch X 7.00 inch warning light, one (1)
each side, which shall offer multiple flash patterns including steady burn for solid colors and multiple flash
patterns for split colors.
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The warning lights located on the side of the cab shall be red with clear lens.
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION
The warning lights on the side of the cab shall be mounted over the front wheel well directly over the
center of the front axle.
SIDE AND INTERSECTOR WARNING SWITCH
The side and intersector warning lights shall be controlled by a rocker switch on the switch panel. This
switch shall be clearly labeled for identification.
LIGHTBAR PROVISION
The light bar(s) installed at the front of the cab roof shall be provided and installed by Spartan Chassis.
The light bar installation shall include mounting and wiring to a control switch on the cab dash.
CAB FRONT LIGHTBAR
The lightbar provisions shall be for one (1) Whelen brand Freedom FN72QLED lightbar mounted
centered on the front of the cab roof. The lightbar shall be 72.00 inches in length. The lightbar shall
feature twelve (12) red LED lights and two (2) clear LED lights. The clear lights shall be disabled with
park brake engaged. The cable shall exit the lightbar on the right side of the cab.
LIGHTBAR SWITCH
The light bar shall be controlled by a rocker switch located on the switch panel. This switch shall be
clearly labeled for identification.
INTERIOR DOOR OPEN WARNING LIGHTS
The interior of each door shall include one (1) red 4.00 inch diameter Truck-Lite LED warning light
located on the door panel. Each light shall activate with a flashing pattern when the door is in the open
position to serve as a warning to oncoming traffic.
SIREN CONTROL HEAD
A Whelen 295HFS2 200 watt “hands free” remote siren amplifier control head shall be provided and flush
mounted in the switch panel with a location specific to the customer’s needs. The siren shall feature
hands free mode and will be in “standby” mode awaiting instruction. The siren shall offer radio
broadcast, public address, wail, yelp, or piercer tones and hands free operation which shall allow the
operator to turn the siren on and off from the horn ring if a horn/siren selector switch option is also
selected.
HORN BUTTON SELECTOR SWITCH
A rocker switch shall be installed in the switch panel between the driver and officer to allow control of
either the electric horn or the air horn from the steering wheel horn button. The electric horn shall sound
by default when the selector switch is in either position to meet FMCSA requirements.
AIR HORN ACTIVATION
The air horn activation shall be accomplished by the steering wheel horn button for the driver and a right
hand side Linemaster model SP491-S81 foot switch for the officer. An air horn activation circuit shall be
provided to the chassis harness pump panel harness connector.
BACK-UP ALARM
An ECCO model 575 backup alarm shall be installed at the rear of the chassis with an output level of 107
dB. The alarm shall automatically activate when the transmission is placed in reverse.
INSTRUMENTATION
An ergonomically designed instrument panel shall be provided. The gauges shall be backlit with red LED
lamps. All gauges shall be driven by stepper motor movements. The instrumentation system shall be
multiplexed and shall receive engine and transmission information over the J1939 data bus to reduce
redundant sensors.
The instrument panel shall contain the following gauges:
One (1) electronic tachometer shall be included. The scale on the tachometer shall read from 0 to 3000
RPM.
One (1) electronic speedometer with an integral LCD odometer/ trip odometer and hour meter shall be
included. The speedometer shall have a dual scale with miles per hour (MPH) as the dominant scale and
kilometers per hour (KPH) on the minor scale. The speedometer scale shall read from 0 to 90 MPH (0 to
140 KPH). The odometer shall display up to 9,999,999.9 miles. The trip odometer shall display up to
9,999.9 miles. The LCD screen shall also be capable of displaying certain diagnostic functions. The hour
meter shall display engine hours of operation.
One (1) three function gauge with primary system, secondary system and fuel level shall be included. The
scale on the air pressure gauges shall read from 0 to 140 pounds per square inch (PSI). The air pressure
scales shall be non-linear to expand the scales in the region of normal operation. A red indictor light in
the gauge shall indicate a low air pressure. The scale on the fuel level gauge shall read from empty to
full. A yellow indicator light shall indicate low fuel at the quarter tank level.
One (1) four function gauge with engine oil pressure, coolant temperature, transmission oil temperature
and a voltmeter shall be included. The scale on the engine oil pressure gauge shall read from 0 to 140
pounds per square inch (PSI). The engine oil pressure scale shall be non-linear to expand the scale in the
region of normal operation. A red indicator light in the gauge shall indicate low engine oil pressure. The
scale on the coolant temperature gauge shall read from 160 to 250 degrees Fahrenheit (F). A red
indicator light in the gauge shall indicate high coolant temperature. The scale on the transmission oil
temperature gauge shall read from 100 to 300 degrees Fahrenheit (F). A red indicator light in the gauge
shall indicate high transmission oil temperature. The scale on the voltmeter shall read from 8 to 16 volts.
A red indicator light shall indicate high or low system voltage.
The instrument panel shall contain an Enunciator Module that contains the following indicator lights. All
indicator lights shall contain LED lamps.
RED LAMPS
Stop Engine - indicates critical engine fault. (5)
Park Brake - indicates park brake is set.
Volts - indicates high or low system voltage. (4)
Low Oil Press - indicates low engine oil pressure. (4)
High Coolant Temp - indicates excessive engine coolant temperature. (4)
High Trans Temp - indicates excessive transmission oil temperature. (4)
Low Air - indicates low air pressure in either system one or system two. (4)
Low Coolant Level - indicates low engine coolant level. (1) (5)
Air Filter - indicates excessive engine air intake restriction. (5)
Brake System Fault – indicates a failure in the brake system (hydraulic brake systems only). (5)
Seat Belt Indicator – indicates when a seat is occupied and corresponding seat belt remains unfastened.
YELLOW LAMPS
Check Engine - indicates engine fault. (5)
Check Trans - indicates transmission fault. (5)
Wait to Start - indicates active engine air preheat cycle. (2) (5)
ABS - indicates anti-lock brake system fault. (5)
Water in Fuel - indicates presence of water in fuel filter. (1) (5)
Check Message Center – indicates there is a fault message present in the LCD digital display.
SRS – indicates a problem in the RollTek supplemental restraint system. (1) (5)
DPF – indicates a restriction of the diesel particulate filter. (3) (5)
HEST – indicates a high exhaust system temperature. (3) (5)
MIL – indicates an engine emission control system fault. (3) (5)
Low Fuel – indicates low fuel. (4)
GREEN LAMPS
Left and Right turn signal indicators.
Aux Brake Active - indicates secondary braking device is active. (1)
High Idle - indicates engine high idle is active. (1)
ATC – indicates low wheel traction for automatic tractions control equipped vehicles, also indicates
mud/snow mode is active for ATC system. (1) (5)
OK to Pump – indicates the pump engage conditions have been met. (1)
Pump Engaged – indicates the pump is currently in use. (1)
BLUE LAMPS
High beam indicator.
The instrumentation system shall provide a constant audible alarm for the following situations:
Low air pressure.
Low engine oil pressure.
High engine coolant temperature.
High transmission oil temperature.
Low coolant level. (1)
High or low system voltage
Critical engine fault (Stop Engine).
The Check Message Center icon will illuminate and a message will be displayed in the LCD screen for the
following situations:
Cab Ajar
Low Oil Level
Door Ajar
Engine Communication Error
Transmission Communication Error
ABS Communication Error
High Coolant Temp
Turn Signal Reminder (turn signal left on for more than one (1) mile)
Low Fuel
Low Oil Pressure
Low Coolant Level
Low Battery Voltage
High Battery Voltage
Low Primary Air Pressure
Low Secondary Air Pressure
High Trans Temp
The instrumentation system will provide a continuous alarm for the following situations:
Stop Engine
Low Coolant Level (1)
Brake System Fault
Check Trans
Check Engine
ABS
Engine Communications Error
Transmission Communications Error
ABS Communications Error
Low Fuel
Low Primary Air Pressure
Low Secondary Air Pressure
Low or High Battery Voltage
High Trans Temp
Low Oil Pressure
High Coolant Temp
The instrumentation system will provide a 160 millisecond second alarm every 880 milliseconds for the
following situations:
Seat Belt
Air Filter
Water in Fuel (1)
Cab Ajar
Low Oil Level
Door Ajar
The instrumentation system will provide a 160 millisecond second alarm every 5 seconds for the
following situation:
Turn Signal Reminder (turn signal left on for more than one (1) mile)
(1) Feature only available when optionally equipped.
(2) Feature only available on engines with pre-heat capability.
(3) Feature only on vehicles with diesel particulate filter (DPF).
(4) Warning light is present in gauge.
(5) A message in the LCD screen will also be displayed.
CAMERA
An Audiovox Voyager heavy duty rearview camera system shall be supplied. The system shall include
one (1) box shaped camera shall be shipped loose for OEM installation in the body to afford the driver a
clear view of the rear to the vehicle and one (1) teardrop shaped camera with a chrome plated plastic
housing shall be mounted on the officer side of the cab below windshield ahead of the front door at
approximately the same level as the cab door handle.
The cameras shall be wired to a 7.00 inch flip down monitor which shall include a color display and day
and night brightness modes installed above the driver position. The rear camera shall activate when the
transmission is placed in reverse and the right camera shall activate with the right side turn signal.
The camera system shall include a one- way communication device that shall be an integral part of the
rear camera for the use of voice commands directly to the driver.
COMMUNICATION ANTENNA
An antenna base, for use with an NMO type antenna, shall be mounted on the right hand front corner of
the cab roof so not to interfere with light bars or other roof mounted equipment. The antenna base shall
be an Antenex model MABVT8 made for either a 0.38 inch or 0.75 inch receiving hole in the antenna and
shall include 17.00 foot of RG58 A/U cable with no connector at the radio end of the cable. The antenna
base design provides the most corrosion resistance and best power transfer available from a high temper
all brass construction and gold plated contact design. The antenna base shall be provided by Spartan.
COMMUNICATION ANTENNA CABLE ROUTING
The antenna cable shall be routed from the antenna base mounted on the roof to the area behind the left
hand front seat.
CAB EXTERIOR PROTECTION
The cab face shall have a removable plastic film installed over the painted surfaces to protect the paint
finish during transport to the body manufacturer.
FIRE EXTINGUISHER
A 2.50 pound D.O.T approved fire extinguisher with BC rating shall be shipped loose with the cab.
ROAD SAFETY KIT
The cab and chassis shall include one (1) emergency road side triangle kit.
DOOR KEYS
The cab and chassis shall include a total of four (4) door keys for the manual door locks.
DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE ROLLTEK
The cab and chassis shall include diagnostic software for the RollTek system shipped loose with the
vehicle. The software kit number F101560 shall include an interface module with connectors to link a
laptop computer to the vehicle for diagnostic purposes.
WARRANTY
The chassis manufacturer shall provide a limited parts and labor warranty to the original purchaser of the
custom built cab and chassis for a period of twelve (12) months, or the first 24,000 miles, whichever
occurs first. The warranty period shall commence on the date the vehicle is delivered to the end user. The
warranty shall include conditional items listed in the detailed warranty document which shall be provided
upon request.
OPERATION MANUAL
There shall be one (1) printed hard copy of the chassis operation manual provided with the chassis. The
manual shall include a parts list specific to the chassis model.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION OPERATION MANUALS
There shall be two (2) printed hard copy sets of the engine operation manual and two (2) printed hard
copy sets of the transmission operation manual specific to the model ordered included with the chassis in
the ship loose items.
ENGINE SERVICE MANUALS
There shall be two (2) printed hard copy sets of Cummins ISC/ISL engine service reference manuals
which shall be provided with the chassis.
TRANSMISSION SERVICE MANUALS
There shall be two (2) printed hard copy sets of Allison 3000 transmission service manuals included with
the chassis.
AS BUILT WIRING DIAGRAMS
The cab and chassis shall include one (1) complete hard copy set of wiring schematics and option wiring
diagrams.
CUSTOMER INSPECTION
There shall be a customer inspection of the chassis at Spartan Chassis in Charlotte, Michigan. The
customer, the dealer, or the OEM shall be responsible for all travel costs and arrangements.
The date of the chassis inspection shall be determined based on the requested chassis completion date,
OEM production schedules, the chassis off-line date, and the chassis completion date
Part 2.
CERTIFICATION OF NFPA 1901 COMPLIANCE
As per NFPA 1901, the Purchaser shall assume the responsibility of determining, prior to the purchase of the apparatus,
who will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of NFPA 1901-2009 are met. The manufacturer shall be responsible
for providing or performing only the items requested by the purchaser in the documents provided to the manufacturer by
the purchaser.
Written certification shall be provided by the manufacturer stating that the delivered apparatus complies with the NFPA
1901-2009 Standard. If the purchaser has elected to provide, perform, outsource and/or contract with a third party, any
item required by NFPA 1901-2009 (per the previous paragraph), the manufacturer shall provide, upon delivery, a
"Statement of Exceptions" per Chapter 4 of NFPA 1901-2009.
This "Statement of Exceptions" shall include:
1. A seperate specification of the section of the NFPA Standard for which the apparatus is lacking compliance.
2. A description of the particular aspect of the apparatus that is not compliant.
3. A description of the further changes or modifications to the delivered apparatus which must be completed to achieve full
compliance.
4. An identification of the entity who will be responsible for making the necessary post-delivery changes or modifications
to the apparatus to achieved full compliance with the applicable standard.
Prior to, or at the time of, delivery of the apparatus, the Statement of Exceptions shall be signed by an authorized agent of
the entity responsible for the final assembly of the apparatus and by an authorized agent of the purchasing entity,
indicating a mutual understanding and agreement between the parties regarding the substance thereof.
The purchaser shall not place the apparatus into active emergency service until fully compliant with NFPA 1901-2009.
NFPA REQUIRED EQUIPMENT
The end user of this apparatus shall be providing all other equipment and accessories that is required by NFPA 1901 but
not specifically listed in these specifications.
MAXIMUM TOP SPEED
The maximum top speed of this apparatus shall be determined using the following NFPA 1901 Chapter 4 criteria:
- Apparatus with 1250 gallon combined water tank capacity shall not exceed 60 MPH.
- Apparatus with GVWR of over 50,000 lbs. shall not exceed 60 MPH.
- Apparatus weighing over 26,000 lbs. shall not exceed 68 MPH.
WATEROUS MODEL CSU 1,500 GPM SINGLE STAGE PUMP
The fire pump shall be a Waterous Fire Pump Company model CSU that complies with all applicable requirements of the
latest edition of the " Standard for Automotive Fire apparatus " published by the National Fire Protection Association and
printed in Pamphlet 1901.
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WATEROUS PUMP WARRANTY
The Waterous pump and related Waterous components shall be be covered by a 5 year conditional warranty covering
defects in materials and/or workmanship. Any component that is provided by Waterous with the pump system but not
manufactured by Waterous will be covered by warranties of the respective manufacturer. Part failure due to normal wear
and tear or improp-er use shall not be covered under this warranty.
UNDERWRITER'S LABORATORY CERTIFICATION
The completed apparatus shall be tested and approved by the independent testing company Underwriters Laboratories,
Inc. The manufacturer of the apparatus shall be responsible for all costs involved in this test. The Certification of
inspection and approval shall be presented to the Fire Chief of the Department upon delivery of the completed apparatus.
PUMP PERFORMANCE - 1,500 U.S. GPM.
The pump shall be a single stage centrifugal with a class "A" rated capacity of 1,500 United States gallons per minute.
The pump shall deliver the percentage of rated discharge pressures as indicated below:
- 100 percent of rated capacity at 150 pounds net pressure.
- 70 percent of rated capacity at 200 pounds net pressure.
- 50 percent of rated capacity at 250 pounds net pressure.
- 100 percent of rated capacity at 165 pounds net pressure.
PUMP CONSTRUCTION
The fire pump shall be midship mounted. The pump shall be mounted across the chassis frame rails and shall be
mounted at the Fire Pump Manufacturer's recommended angular position with the drive shafts.
The pump shall be free from objectionable pulsation and vibration under all normal operating conditions. The engine shall
provide sufficient horsepower and revolutions per minute to allow the pump to meet or exceed its rated performance.
The entire pump, both suction and discharge passages, shall be hydrostatically tested to a pressure of 600 PSI. The
pump shall be fully tested at the pump manufacturer's factory to the performance spots as outlined by NFPA 1901.
The pump body shall be close-grained gray iron and must be horizontally split in two sections for easy removal of the
entire impeller shaft assembly and designed for complete servicing from the bottom of the truck without disturbing setting
of the pump in the chassis or apparatus piping which is connected to the pump. The pump body halves shall be bolted
together on a single horizontal face to minimize leakage and facilitate re-assembly.
The impeller shaft shall be stainless steel, accurately ground to size, and supported at each end by oil or greaselubricated anti-friction ball bearings for rigid and precise support. The bearings shall be protected from water and
sediment by suitable stuffing boxes, flinger rings, and oil seals. The impeller shaft shall be of a two piece construction
separable between the pump and pump transmission to allow true separation of the transmission from the pump without
disassembly of either component. No sleeve type bearings shall be used.
The pump transmission shall be rigidly attached to the pump body assembly and be of the latest design incorporating a
high strength, involute, tooth-form Hy-Vo chain drive and driven sprockets capable of operating at high speeds to provide
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smooth, quiet transfer of power.
The pump gear ratio shall be selected by the apparatus manufacturer to give the maximum performance with the engine
and transmission selected.
IMPELLER - FLAME PLATE
The impeller shall be bronze with double suction inlets, accurately balances(mechanically and hydraulically), of the mixed
flow design with reverse-flow, labyrinth-type, wear rings that resist water bypass and loss of efficiency due to wear. The
impeller shall have a Flame Plated Hub to assure maximum pump life and efficiency despite the presence of abrasive
particles, such as fine sand, in the water being pumped.
Wear rings to be bronze and shall be easily replaceable to restore pump efficiency and eliminate the need to replace the
entire pump casing due to wear.
MECHANICAL SEAL
The pump shaft shall have face-type, self-adjusting corrosion and wear-resistant mechanical seals.
PRESSURE GOVERNOR, MONITORING, and MASTER PRESSURE DISPLAY
Fire Research InControl series TGA300 pressure governor and monitoring display kit shall be installed. The kit shall
include a control module, intake pressure sensor, discharge pressure sensor, and cables. The control module case shall
be waterproof and have dimensions not to exceed 5 1/2" high by 10 1/2" wide by 2" deep. Inputs for monitored information
shall be from a J1939 databus or independent sensors. Outputs for engine control shall be on the J1939 databus or
engine specific wiring.
The following continuous displays shall be provided:
Pump discharge; shown with four daylight bright LED digits more than 1/2" high
Pump Intake; shown with four daylight bright LED digits more than 1/2" high
Pressure / RPM setting; shown on a dot matrix message display
Pressure and RPM operating mode LEDs
Throttle ready LED
Engine RPM; shown with four daylight bright LED digits more than 1/2" high
Check engine and stop engine warning LEDs
Oil pressure; shown on a dual color (green/red) LED bar graph display
Engine coolant temperature; shown on a dual color (green/red) LED bar graph display
Transmission Temperature: shown on a dual color (green/red) LED bar graph display
Battery voltage; shown on a dual color (green/red) LED bar graph display.
The dot-matrix message display shall show diagnostic and warning messages as they occur. It shall show monitored
apparatus information, stored data, and program options when selected by the operator. All LED intensity shall be
automatically adjusted for day and night time operation.
The program shall store the accumulated operating hours for the pump and engine to be displayed with the push of a
button. It shall monitor inputs and support audible and visual warning alarms for the following conditions:
High Battery Voltage
Low Battery Voltage (Engine Off)
Low Battery Voltage (Engine Running)
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High Transmission Temperature
Low Engine Oil Pressure
High Engine Coolant Temperature
Out of Water (visual alarm only)
No Engine Response (visual alarm only).
The program features shall be accessed via push buttons located on the front of the control panel. There shall be an USB
port located at the rear of the control module to upload future firmware enhancements.
Inputs to the control panel from the pump discharge and intake pressure sensors shall be electrical. The discharge
pressure display shall show pressures from 0 to 600 psi. The intake pressure display shall show pressures from -30 in. Hg
to 600 psi.
The governor shall operate in two control modes, pressure and RPM. No discharge pressure or engine RPM variation
shall occur when switching between modes. A throttle ready LED shall light when the interlock signal is recognized. The
governor shall start in pressure mode and set the engine RPM to idle. In pressure mode the governor shall automatically
regulate the discharge pressure at the level set by the operator. In RPM mode the governor shall maintain the engine
RPM at the level set by the operator except in the event of a discharge pressure increase. The governor shall limit a
discharge pressure increase in RPM mode to a maximum of 30 psi. Other safety features shall include recognition of no
water conditions with an automatic programmed response and a push button to return the engine to idle.
The pressure governor, monitoring and master pressure display shall be programmed to interface with a specific engine.
CLASS 1INTAKE RELIEF VALVE
A Class 1 intake relief/dump valve shall be provided in the intake side of the pump to relief excess incoming pressure.
The system shall be designed to self-restore to a non-relieving position when excessive pressure is no longer present.
The pressure adjustment range shall be from 50 psi to 200 psi. The relief system shall be adjustable with a common type
box end wrench. The pressure setting shall be preset by the apparatus manufacturer at a 125-PSI position.
The surplus water shall discharge to the atmosphere at a location away from the pump operator's position.
PUMP SHIFT MECHANISM -AIR/ELECTRIC
The pump shall be shifted from road-to-pump by means of a cab mounted air over electric pump shift switch. The switch
shall have a built in positive locking mechanism to prevent accidental movement of the switch. The locking mechanism
shall require operator to manually lift up on the switch lever to disengage the lock.
The switch shall have three positions. Position 1 shall be road position, position 2 shall be a neutral position and position
3 shall be pump position.
A green indicator light shall be provided in the driving compartment and shall be energized when the pump shift has been
completed. This light shall be labeled "PUMP ENGAGED". When the apparatus is equipped with an automatic
transmission, a green indicator light be provided in the driver compartment and at the pump operators position and shall
be energized when both the pump shift has been completed and the chassis transmission is in pump gear. This light shall
be labeled " OK TO PUMP". The light on the pump panel shall be positioned adjacent to, and preferably above, the
throttle control mechanism and shall be marked "WARNING: DO NOT OPEN THROTTLE UNLESS LIGHT IS ON". The
pump panel light shall also be energized when the chassis transmission is in the neutral position and the parking brake is
engaged.
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WATEROUS MODEL VPO OILLESS PRIMING SYSTEM
A Waterous model VPO oilless priming system shall be provided. The priming pump shall be an electrically driven,
positive displacement vane type conforming to standards outlined in National Fire Protection Association 1901. One
priming control shall both open the priming valve and start the priming motor.
The primer shall be capable of taking suction and discharging water with a lift of 10 feet in not more than 30 seconds with
the pump dry and using 20 feet of appropriately sized hard suction hose with strainer. The system shall develop a
vacuum of 22 inches at an altitude of up to 2,000 feet above sea level. The vacuum test shall be performed with a capped
20 foot length of hard suction hose, developing a vacuum of at least 20 inches with a drop not exceeding 10 inches in 5
minutes.
PRIMER FUSE
The primer shall be protected with a 250 amp fusable link that is designed to protect the apparatus 12 volt electrical
system if the primer motor malfunctions.
MANIFOLD DRAIN VALVE
The pump shall have a manifold type drain valve assembly consisting of a stainless steel plunger in a bronze body with
multiple ports. The control for the valve shall be on the left side below the left side master intake and above the side
running board. The valve shall be a rotary type with large, easy to grip, handle. The valve shall be labeled PUMP DRAIN.
BLEEDER/DRAIN VALVES
A 3/4" quarter turn Class 1 model 3/4BV ball type bleeder/drain valve shall be provided for each discharge and auxiliary
intake. A hose shall be connected to the bleeder/drain that will direct water below the apparatus and away from the
immediate pump operator's location.
6" LEFT (DRIVER) SIDE MASTER INTAKE
A 6" master intake shall be provided on the left (driver) side of the apparatus. The intake shall have a 6" male National
Standard Thread connection. The intake shall have a removable screen to prevent the entry of large objects into the
pump. The screen shall be constructed of a material that will provide cathodic protection to the pump. A label shall be
provided above the intake that states "DRIVER SIDE MASTER INTAKE". The label shall be color coded burgundy.
LEFT SIDE INTAKE STEAMER TYPE - NO VALVE
The left side master intake shall be steamer type and shall not have any type of valve.
LEFT SIDE MASTER INTAKE CAP - DELETE
No type of cap shall be provided on the left side master intake.
6" RIGHT (PASSENGER) SIDE MASTER INTAKE
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A 6" master intake shall be provided on the right (passenger) side of the apparatus. The intake shall have a 6" male
National Standard Thread connection. The intake shall have a removable screen to prevent the entry of large objects into
the pump. The screen shall be constructed of a material that will provide cathodic protection to the pump. A label shall be
provided above the intake that states "PASSENGER SIDE MASTER INTAKE". The label shall be color coded burgundy.
RIGHT SIDE INTAKE STEAMER TYPE - NO VALVE
The right side master intake shall be steamer type and shall not have any type of valve.
RIGHT SIDE MASTER INTAKE CAP - DELETE
No type of cap shall be provided on the right side master intake.
3/8" PUMP COOLING/BYPASS LINE
A 3/8" pump cooling/bypass line shall be provided from the pump discharge manifold directly into the tank.
This discharge shall implement a Class 1 model 38BV all brass ball type 1/4 turn valve with chro-me plated handle control
located on the pump panel.
The valve control handle shall be indicate the open/closed position of the valve. The handle shall have a recessed area
for mounting of the identification label which shall clearly state "PUMP COOLER".
2" TANK REFILL/RECIRCULATION DISCHARGE
A 2" tank refill and pump recirculation line shall be provided from the discharge side of the pump into the tank. The control
for the discharge shall be on the pump operators panel. The discharge shall be attached to the tank using flexible hose.
The water tank fill gauge shall be directly in line with this discharge control.
TANK REFILL VALVE - AKRON MANUAL CONTROL
An Akron 8600 series discharge valve( shall be utilized on tank refill line. The valve shall be manually controlled from the
pump operator's position.
STAINLESS STEEL PIPING
All piping for discharges shall be stainless steel using stainless steel fittings. Victaulic couplings shall be used in all front,
rear and side discharges, deck pipes, and cross lay hose beds for quick, simple removal of any pipe section or valve for
maintenance.
High-pressure flexible helix wire reinforced piping with a minimum burst pressure of 1200-PSI may be used in some areas
to minimize friction losses. All flexible piping couplings shall be high tensile strength stainless steel.
All piping shall be properly supported and braced to prevent movement of piping other than what is allowed by the
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Victaulic couplings to compensate for apparatus flexing.
Any discharge manifolds provided on the apparatus must be fabricated of minimum Schedule 10, 304-marine grade
piping, minimum of 4" in diameter. The manifold must be fabricated and warranted by the apparatus manufacturer. Use
of any welded light gauge (less than Schedule 10) manifolding or plumbing, shall not be acceptable.
STAINLESS STEEL PIPING WARRANTY
The stainless steel piping shall be warranted to be free from corrosion perforation for a period of 10 years following the
delivery of the apparatus.
VENTED LUG CAPS AND PLUGS
All intake and discharge plugs and caps and plugs shall be vented lug type design-ed to relieve trapped pressure and help
reduce possible operator injuries.
2 1/2" LEFT SIDE AUXILIARY INTAKE(S)
One (1) 2 1/2" auxiliary intake(s) shall be provided on the left side of the apparatus pump compartment.
shall be controlled from the pump operator's position.
The intake(s)
Akron 8825 suction valve(s) shall be utilized on the left side 2 1/2" intake(s) and shall be located within the pump
compartment. The valve shall be manually controlled from the pump operator's position.
A 2 1/2" chrome plated female National Standard Thread swivel connection with screen shall be provided on the left side
2 1/2" intake(s) with a chrome plated male National Standard Thread intake plug with chrome plated chain.
A 3/4" bleeder/drain valve shall be provided on the left side auxiliary intake.
FOAM PRO 2002 CLASS A/B FOAM SYSTEM
A Foam Pro model 2002 Class A/B foam system shall be provided and properly installed on the apparatus.
The system shall be an electronic, fully automatic, variable speed direct injection discharge side foam proportioning
system. The system shall be capable of handling Class A foam concentrates. The foam proportioning operation shall be
based in direct measurement of water flows and pressures and remain consistent within the specified flows and
pressures.
The system shall be equipped with a digital electronic control display, suitable for installation on the pump panel.
Incorporated within the motor driver shall be a microprocessor that receives input from the system flowmeter, while also
monitoring foam concentrate pump output, comparing values to ensure that the operators preset proportional amount of
foam concentrate is injected into the discharge side of the pump.
The digital computer display shall enable the pump operator to perform the following control and operation functions for
the foam proportioning system:
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A. Provide push button control of foam proportioning rates from 0.1% to 3.0% in 0.1% increments.
B. Show current flow-per-minute of water.
C. Show total volume of water discharged during and after foam operations are completed.
D. Show total amount of foam concentrate consumed.
E. Simulate flow rates for manual operation.
F. Perform setup and diagnostic functions for the computer control microprocessor.
G. Flash a "low concentrate" warning when the foam concentrate tanks run low.
H. Flash a "no concentrate" warning and shut the foam concentrate pump off, preventing damage
to the pump.
The foam system shall be capable of the following flow rates at given foam %:
5,000 gpm @ 0.1%
2,500 gpm @ 0.2%
1,000 gpm @ 0.5%
500 gpm @ 1.0%
166 gpm @ 3.0%
A 12 volt electric motor driven, positive displacement foam concentrate pump shall be provided. The pump capacity shall
be 5.0 gpm with a maximum operating pressure up to 400 psi. The pump motor electronic driver, which is mounted to the
base of the pump, shall receive signals from the computer control display, and power the 3/4 hp electric motor in a
variable speed duty cycle to ensure that the correct proportion of concentrate is injected into the water stream.
A full flow check valve shall be provided in the discharge piping to prevent foam contamination in the fire pump and water
tank. A 5 psi opening pressure check valve shall be provided in the concentrate line.
The A/B foam supplies shall be provided from the integral foam tanks described later in these specifications.
An installation and operation manual shall be provided for the foam system.
A RFI/EMI suppression kit shall be installed on the system.
PADDLEWHEEL FLOWMETER
A Foam Pro 3" tee mounted model 2660-0029 flowmeter kit shall be provided and shall read total flow from all foam
capable discharges. A model 3430-0452 grooveless victaulic coupling kit shall be provided to allow for easy future
maintenance on the system.
FOAM CAPABLE DICHARGES
The following discharges shall be foam capable:
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Front bumper discharge.
Front 1.75" cross lay.
Rear 2.5" cross lay.
Left rear 2.5" discharge.
FOAM PRO CLASS A/B FOAM SYSTEM TANK SELECTOR VALVE
There shall be a model 3435-0079 manual tank selector valve shall be provided on the side pump panel. The manual
valve shall have the following settings:
Class A foam
Class B foam
Off position
Flush
CLASS A "LOW FOAM IN TANK" SWITCH
There shall be a Foam Pro model 2510-0032 low tank level switch provided and vertically mounted in the wall of the foam
tank. This switch shall provide "low foam concentrate" indication to the pump operator.
CLASS B "LOW FOAM IN TANK" SWITCH
There shall be a Foam Pro model 2510-0032 low tank level switch provided and vertically mounted in the wall of the foam
tank. This switch shall provide "low foam concentrate" indication to the pump operator.
FOAM SYSTEM SCHEMATIC PLACARD FOR DUAL TANK SYSTEM
There shall be a Foam Pro part number 6032-0016 foam system layout placard provided and located in close proximity to
the pump operator's position as required by NFPA 1901.
FOAM SYSTEM RATING PLACARD FOR FOAM PRO 2002 SYSTEM
There shall be a Foam Pro part number 6032-0021 foam system rating placard be provided in close proximity to the pump
operator's position as required by NFPA 1901.
RIGHT 3" DISCHARGE(S)
One (1) 3" discharge shall be provided on the right side of the apparatus.
Akron 8630 series discharge valve(s) shall be utilized on the right side 3" discharge(s). The valve shall be manually
controlled from the pump operator's position. An Akron Slo-Clozing mechanism shall be implemented in the control
mechanism.
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The right side 3" discharge(s) shall extend straight out of the apparatus with no type of elbow.
A 3" FNST x 5" locking Storz elbow adapter shall be provided on the right side 3" discharge(s) with a 5" blind cap and
chain.
LEFT 2 1/2" DISCHARGE(S)
Two (2) 2 1/2" discharge(s) shall be provided on the left side of the apparatus.
Akron 8825 series discharge valve(s) shall be utilized on the left side 2 1/2" discharge(s). The valve shall be manually
controlled from the pump operator's position.
The left side 2 1/2" discharge(s) shall have chrome discharge elbows that are cast as an integral part of the valve.
A 2 1/2" chrome plated National Standard Thread discharge cap shall be provided on the left side 2 1/2" discharge(s)
with a chrome plated chain.
LEFT REAR 2 1/2" DISCHARGE
One (1) 2 1/2" discharge shall be provided on the left rear of the apparatus.
Akron 8825 series discharge valve(s) shall be utilized on the left rear 2 1/2" discharge(s). The valve shall be manually
controlled from the pump operator's position.
The left rear 2 1/2" discharge(s) shall have chrome discharge elbow(s).
A 2 1/2" chrome plated National Standard Thread discharge cap shall be provided on the left
rear 2 1/2" discharge(s) with a chrome plated chain.
1 3/4" CROSSLAY PRECONNECTS
Two 1 3/4" preconnected crosslays shall be provided and located above the side mount pump panel.
The crosslay compartment shall be constructed of 5052 smooth aluminum sheet material with a random brushed finish
applied after fabrication. Each crosslay shall be piped using 2" piping or high pressure hose incorporating a 2"ball valve
with the control on the side mount pump operators panel.
2 1/2" CROSSLAY PRECONNECT
One 2 1/2" preconnected crosslays shall be provided and located above the side mount pump panel.
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The crosslay compartment shall be constructed of 5052 smooth aluminum sheet material with a random brushed finish
applied after fabrication. Each crosslay shall be piped using 2 1/2" piping or high pressure hose incorporating a 2 1/2"
ball valve with the control on the side mount pump operators panel.
# 1 - 1 3/4" CROSSLAY CAPACITY - 200 FEET
The # 1 - 1 3/4" crosslay shall have the capacity to hold 200 feet of 1 3/4" fire hose and nozzle.
# 2 - 1 3/4" CROSSLAY CAPACITY - 200 FEET
The # 2 - 1 3/4" crosslay shall have the capacity to hold 200 feet of 1 3/4" fire hose and nozzle.
# 1 - 2 1/2" CROSSLAY CAPACITY - 150 FEET
The # 1 - 2 1/2" crosslay shall have the capacity to hold 150 feet of 2 1/2" fire hose and nozzle.
Two (2)Akron 8820 series discharge valves shall be utilized to control the 1-3/4" cross lay hose beds and shall be
manually controlled from the pump operator's position. The valves and piping shall be 2".
One (1)Akron 8825 series discharge valve(s) shall be utilized on the 2 1/2" crosslay discharge(s). The valve shall be
manually controlled from the pump operator's position.
There shall be two (2) 2" swivel elbows with 1 1/2" Male NST hose thread connections provided on the 1-3/4" cross lay
hose beds. The swivels shall be mounted in a position to prevent hose "pinching" at the hose thread connection.
There shall be one (1) 2 1/2" swivel elbow with a 2-1/2" Male NST hose thread connection provided on the 2-1/2" cross
lay hose bed. The swivel shall be mounted in a position to prevent hose "pinching" at the hose thread connection.
AUTOMATIC CROSSLAY DRAIN VALVES
3/4" automatic drain valves shall be provided for all crosslays. The valves shall have an all brass body with heavy duty
neoprene seal. The valve shall be normally open and shall close at 6psi using an all brass check assembly with
stainless steel spring.
CROSSLAY COMPARTMENT ENDS
The crosslay compartment shall be enclosed on each end using a heavy duty webbing to prevent hose from accidently
unloading.
A nozzle strap shall be provided for each crosslay. The strap shall be designed to loop through the nozzle handle and
secured to the apparatus to keep nozzle from coming out of the crossaly compartment without manually disconnecting the
nozzle strap.
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HINGED ALUMINUM TREADBRITE CROSSLAY COVER
An aluminum treadbrite hinged cover shall be provided to cover the crosslay compartment. The cover shall have a full
length polished stainless steel hinge. A chrome plated lift handle shall be provided on each end of the cover. Rubber
protection blocks shall be provided in any area where the cover may come into contact with a painted surface.
The crosslay compartment shall be left open on each end.
3" MONITOR DISCHARGE-CENTER
A 3" monitor discharge shall be provided above the pump compartment in the center.
above the pump compartment a sufficient distance to allow use of the deck gun.
The discharge piping shall extend
Akron 7640 discharge valve(s) shall be utilized on the monitor discharge(s). The valve shall be manually controlled from
the pump operator's position with a gear actuated handwheel control with Gear Position Indicator Kit. The GPI kit shall
consist of a visual indicator adjacent to the handwheel indicating the position of the valve.
CAPPED MONITOR DISCHARGE
The monitor discharge shall be capped with a female National Pipe Thread cap for future installation of monitor assembly.
1 3/4" FRONT BUMPER DISCHARGE(S)
There shall be one (1) 1 3/4" discharge(s) provided on the front of the apparatus.
BUMPER EXTENSION APRON
An aluminum treadbrite apron/gravelshield shall be provided in the area between the extended bumper and the chassis
cab.
BUMPER EXTENSION HOSEWELL WITH COVER
A hosewell shall be provided in the bumper extension. The hosewell shall be designed to fit between the front bumper
framerail extensions shall have a "raised lip" to help prevent water entry into the compartment. The hosewell shall be
maximum size using all useable space between the framerails. An aluminum treadbrite hinged cover shall be provided to
enclose the hosewell.
The hosewell shall have the maximum capacity of 100' of 1 3/4" firehose.
Passenger side.
FRONT DISCHARGE HOSE CONNECTION - CHROME SWIVEL
The hose connection for the discharge shall be located immediately adjacent to the hosewell on the driver's side. A
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chrome plated or polished stainless steel swivel shall be provided. The lid for the hosewell shall be notched to allow for
the hose to be preconnected.
Passenger side of bumper
Akron 8620 series discharge valve(s) shall be utilized on the front bumper 1 3/4" discharge(s). The valve shall be
manually controlled from the pump operator's position. The valve and piping shall be 2".
SIDE-MOUNTED SELF CONTAINED MODULAR PUMP COMPARTMENT
A self contained modular pump compartment, designed for the integral mounting of a midship pump with side mounted
pump operator's panel, shall be provided.
The modular design of the pump compartment shall allow the compartment to be fully independent of the apparatus body
or cab. A minimum .75-inch gap shall be provided between the pump compartment and the apparatus body creating a
flexible joint between the pump compartment assembly and the apparatus body. An extruded rubber gasket shall be
installed in the gap to help prevent entry of road debris, snow, ice, etc., into the pump compartment. The modular design
of the pump compartment shall allow the entire pump system, including the pump itself, to be removed from the apparatus
in a one-piece, modular section, while leaving the body intact and without having to cut any sheet metal or welds.
HYPER-FLEX PUMP MOUNTING
The independent pump module assembly shall be mounted to the chassis frame rails with "Hyper-Flex'" vibration and
shock isolators using a four (4) point mounting system. Flexible neoprene pads, especially engineered for the expected
weight and torsional flexing of the pump module, shall be incorporated into the system to eliminate chassis framerail
flexing from transmitting harmful loads and twisting into the pump module.
STAINLESS STEEL PUMP COMPARTMENT CONSTRUCTION
The entire pump compartment shall be constructed using only 304 marine grade stainless steel fabricated sheeting with a
#4 annealed and polished finish on all exterior surfaces. The pump compartment shall not require any finish painting.
Due to the extreme twisting and flexing that all fire apparatus are sub-jected to, aluminum shall not be used in any portion
of the pump compartment structural support. The use of any type of enclosed tubing that requires the use of self
tapping or any other type of machine screw shall not be acceptable.
PUMP COMPARTMENT RUNNINGBOARDS
The pump compartment side runningboards shall be constructed of NFPA compliant, slip resistant aluminum treadbrite on
stepping surfaces.
PUMP COMPARTMENT RIGHT SIDE ACCESS DOOR - SIDE MOUNT
A brushed stainless steel hinged access door shall be provided on the right side of the pump compartment. The doors
shall have pneumatic hold open devices and push button type flush latches. The door shall be a minimum of 35" wide x
20" high.
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SIDE MOUNT BRUSHED STAINLESS STEEL PUMP PANEL
All controls and instruments shall be located on the left side of the apparatus. All discharge and intake valve controls
shall be located on the left side pump panel.
BRUSHED STAINLESS STEEL PUMP PANELS
The left and right side pump panels shall be constructed of 304 2B marine grade brushed stainless steel with a #4
brushed and polished finish. The panels shall be held into place with two latches on the top to allow for easy removal of
the panels.
The upper section of the left side pump panel shall be constructed of the same 304 2B marine grade stainless steel. The
upper section shall be vertically hinged and have a chrome plated latch to secure the panel when closed.
SIDE MOUNT PUMP PANEL LIGHTS - L.E.D.
The side mount pump panel shall be illuminated using a 36" I.L.I. track type L.E.D. light assembly.
The light shall be constructed of an unbreakable type clear poly type flexible material housed in an aluminum extrusion
mounted behind a brushed stainless steel light shield provided across the top of the gauge panel.
RIGHT SIDE DISCHARGE/INTAKE PANEL LIGHTS - L.E.D.
The right side discharge and intake panels shall be illuminated using a 24" I.L.I. track type L.E.D. light assembly.
The light shall be constructed of an unbreakable type clear poly type flexible material housed in an aluminum extrusion
mounted behind a brushed stainless steel light shield provided across the top of the hinged access door.
CLASS ONE PUSH/PULL VALVE CONTROL HANDLES
All valve control handles shall be Class One model 100348 push/pull type "T" handles. The "T" handles shall be chrome
plated zinc and shall have a 1" x 3" recessed area for the color coded identification label. The panel mounting plate shall
be chrome plated and shall be secured to the panel using four stainless steel bolts with locking type fasteners. The
control rod shall be 3/4" hard coated anodized aluminum with a universal ball swivel connection. The control rod shall
have a self-aligning handle to insure smooth push/pull activation.
DISCHARGE VALVE CONTROL HANDLE LAYOUT
All discharge valve control handles shall be located in one or two horizontal lines across the mid section of the pump
panel. All discharge valve control handles shall be located immediately below their corresponding pressure gauge for
ease of pump operation.
STAINLESS STEEL VALVE CONTROL LINKAGES
All manual valve controls shall have control rod linkages constructed of 1/2" stainless steel rod or pipe and shall
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implement heavy ball swivel joints and clevises for smooth valve operation.
Plain, painted or coated control rods are not acceptable. (No Exception).
PRESSURE/VACUUM TEST PLUGS
Underwriter's test plug adapters shall be provided for connection of pump test gauges.
FRC WL2000 "TANKVISION" TANK GAUGE
A FRC model WL2000 tank gauge shall be provided on the pump panel. The gauge shall feature a 180 degree highly
visible wide view LED display showing the exact level of the booster tank. The gauge shall provide a flashing warning
whe tank volume drops below 25% and down-chasing lights when tank is nearly or completely empty. The gauge shall
implement a self-calibrating pressure sensor system to indicate the tank volume. A "probe" type of system shall not be
used.
FRC WL2700 "TANKVISION" CLASS B FOAM TANK GAUGE
A FRC model WL2700 foam tank gauge shall be provided on the pump panel. The gauge shall feature a 180 degree
highly visible wide view LED display showing the exact level of the booster tank. The gauge shall provide a flashing
warning whe tank volume drops below 25% and down-chasing lights when tank is nearly or completely empty. The gauge
shall implement a self-calibrating pressure sensor system to indicate the tank volume. A "probe" type of system shall not
be used.
FRC WL2600 "TANKVISION" CLASS A FOAM TANK GAUGE
A FRC model WL2600 foam tank gauge shall be provided on the pump panel. The gauge shall feature a 180 degree
highly visible wide view LED display showing the exact level of the booster tank. The gauge shall provide a flashing
warning whe tank volume drops below 25% and down-chasing lights when tank is nearly or completely empty. The gauge
shall implement a self-calibrating pressure sensor system to indicate the tank volume. A "probe" type of system shall not
be used.
DISCHARGE PRESSURE GAUGES - SPAN/THUEMLING
Unless otherwise specified, each 1 1/2" or larger discharge shall have a SPAN/THUEMLING model FA fire apparaus
quality pressure gauge. The guage shall be glycerin filled (-40F to +150F), read from 0 - 400 psi, be accurate within +/1% and have a high impact resistant clear acrylic. The gauges shall be equipped a KEM-X freezeproof isolator
protection.
2 1/2" DIAMETER DISCHARGE PRESSURE GAUGES
The individual discharge pressure gauges shall have a 2 1/2" diameter dial.
COLOR CODED DISCHARGE PRESSURE GAUGE BEZELS
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The discharge pressure gauges shall have color coded bezels matching their identification labels.
DISCHARGE PRESSURE GAUGE DIALS - WHITE FACE
The discharge pressure gauge dials shall be white with black markings. The needle shall match the color of the markings
with a bright colored tip.
DISCHARGE PRESSURE GAUGES/CONTROL HANDLE ALIGNMENT
The pressure gauge shall be directly in line with the discharge control handle for the discharge that they provide pressure
readout for.
For ease of operation, this requirement must be strictly adhered to. There shall be no exception to this requirement.
DISCHARGE PRESSURE GAUGE LABELING
The gauges shall be clearly labeled with permanent color coded labels.
PRESSURE GAUGE WARRANTY
The discharge pressure gauges shall have a lifetime non-yellowing and freeze warranty.
The gauge shall also be warrantied for 4 years for defects in materials and workmanship,including fluid leakage.
Warranty will not cover labor costs and/or transportation costs.
PUMP PANEL AIR HORN BUTTON
A momentary push button shall be provided on the pump panel to activate airhorns.
IDENTIFICATION LABELS FOR PUMP PANEL
Innovative Controls verbiage label bezels shall be installed. The bezel assemblies will be used to identify apparatus
components. These labels shall be designed and manufactured to withstand the specified apparatus service environment
and shall be backed by a warranty equal to that of the exterior paint and finish. The verbiage label bezel assemblies shall
include a chrome-plated panel-mount bezel with durable easy-to-read UV resistant polycarbonate inserts featuring the
specified verbiage and color coding. These UV resistant polycarbonate verbiage and color inserts shall be sub-surface
screen printed to eliminate the possibility of wear and protect the inks from fading. Both the insert labels and bezel shall
be backed with 3M permanent adhesive (200MP), which meets UL969 and NFPA standards
AIR DISCHARGE CONNECTION
A quick release air discharge female connector shall be installed on the pump panel. The air discharge connector shall be
compatible with either a Milton 787, Parker Hannifin B13 or Meyers 54-410 connector.
BOOSTER TANK- UNITED PLASTIC FABRICATING, INC.
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The tank shall have a LIFETIME warranty provided by United Plastic Fabricating, Inc.
The tank shall be constructed of 1/2" thick PT2E polypropylene sheet stock. This material shall be non-corrosive stress
relieved thermo-plastic, natural in color and U.V. stabilized for maximum protection. The booster tank shall be of a
specific configuration and is so designed to be completely independent of the body and compartments. All joints and
seams shall be nitrogen welded and and tested for maximum strength and integrity. The top of the booster tank is fitted
with removable lifting eyes designed with a 3 to 1 safety factor to facilitate easy removal.
The transverse swash partitions shall be manufactured of 3/8" PT2E polypropylene material. The longitudinal swash
partitions shall be constructed of 3/8" PT2E polypropylene and extend through the cover to allow for positive welding and
maximum integrity. All partitions shall be equipped with vent and air holes to permit movement of air and water between
compartments. The partitions shall be designed to provide maximum water flow. All swash partitions shall interlock with
one another and are welded to each other as well as to the walls of the tank.
The tank cover shall be constructed of 1/2" thick PT2E polypropylene, natural in color, stress relieved, UV stabilized
material and shall incorporate a three piece locking design which will allow for individual removal of each section of
necessary. The tank cover shall be recessed 3/8" from the top of the tank and shall be welded to both sides and
longitudinal partitions of maximum integrity. Each of the covers shall have hold downs consisting of 2" polypropylene
dowels spaced a maximum of 30" apart. These dowels shall extend through the covers and will assist in keeping the
covers rigid under fast filling conditions. A minimum of two lifting dowels shall be drilled and tapped to accommodate the
lifting eyes.
The sump shall be constructed of 1/2" PT2E polypropylene. The sump shall have a 3" NPT threaded outlet on the bottom
for a drain plug. An anti-swirl plate shall be located approximately 2 1/2" above the sump.
The tank cradle assembly shall be designed to provide support to the tank. The assembly shall be approved by the
manufacturer of the tank.
BOOSTER TANK CAPACITY 750 GALLONS
The poly booster tank shall have a capacity of 750 U.S. Gallons.
BOOSTER TANK FILL TOWER - LEFT SIDE FRONT
The tank shall have a combination vent and manual fill tower. The fill tower shall be constructed of 1/2" polypropylene
and shall be a minimum dimension of 10" x 10" outer dimension. The tower shall be located in the left front corner of the
hosebed. The tower shall have a 1/4" thick remov-able polypropylene screen and polypropylene hinged type cover.
4" TANK OVERFLOW
A 4" diameter tank vent/overflow shall be provided and integrated intot he tank. The piping shall be a minimum of
schedule 40 polypropylene that is designed to run through the tank and shall be piped behind the rear wheels to maximize
traction.
1" TANK SUMP DRAIN
A 1" drain shall be provided in the bottom of the tank sump to fully drain the tank. The drain shall use 1" stainless steel
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piping with a 1" valve. The control for the valve shall be remoted to the drivers side of the apparatus just under and
behind the side rubrail. The drain control handle shall be labeled "TANK DRAIN".
1O GALLON CLASS A FOAM TANK
A 10 gallon Class A foam tank shall be provided. The tank shall have all connections necessary to connect to the foam
system and shall also have a 1/4 turn drain valve with hose attached to allow the tank to be drained.
The tank shall have a 8"x 8" fill tower with hinged type lid with latch. A vent shall be provided in the lid.
A label shall be provided on the lid that reads "CLASS A FOAM TANK FILL" and "WARNING: DO NOT MIX BRANDS
AND TYPES OF FOAM".
7 x 10 lid
CLASS A FOAM TANK/BOOSTER TANK INTEGRATION
The class A foam tank shall be integrated into the apparatus booster tank. The A foam tank shall not be separate from
the booster tank.
5O GALLON CLASS B FOAM TANK
A 50 gallon Class B foam tank shall be provided. The tank shall have all connections necessary to connect to the foam
system and shall also have a 1/4 turn drain valve with hose attached to allow the tank to be drained.
The tank shall have a 8" x 8" fill tower with hinged type lid with latch. A vent shall be provided in the lid.
A label shall be provided on the lid that reads "CLASS B FOAM TANK FILL" and "WARNING:DO NOT MIX BRANDS
AND TYPES OF FOAM".
7 x 10 lid
CLASS B FOAM TANK/BOOSTER TANK INTEGRATION
The class B foam tank shall be integrated into the apparatus booster tank. The B foam tank shall not be separate from
the booster tank.
3" TANK TO PUMP
A 3" tank to pump line shall be provided between the tank and the pump. The tank valve shall be an Akron tank to pump
valve with control mounted on the pump operator's panel.
The piping and valve arrangement shall be capable of flowing a minimum of 500 U.S. gallons per minute to the pump.
This flow must be maintained for 80% of the certified tank capacity with the apparatus positioned on level ground.
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An integral built in check assembly shall be provided on the pump. The check shall be designed to be an internal part of
the pump thus allowing full opening and maximum flow to the pump. The check valve shall operate and shall prevent
unintentional back filling of the tank through the tank to pump line. Connection from the valve to the tank shall be made
by using a non- collapsible flexible rubber hose.
TANK CRADLE SUB-STRUCTURE - HOT DIPPED GLAVANIZED
The tank cradle substructure shall be constructed of high strength structural steel. The tank cradle substructure shall be
designed to provide support to the booster tank. The design of the cradle shall be approved by the tank manufacturer.
Approval of the design shall be provided on request by the purchaser.
The entire tank cradle sub-structure shall be framed and jig welded together to insure a truly square assembly. The
substructure shall be fastened to the chassis rails so that it may be easily removed from the chassis for repair,
replacement, or mounting to a new chassis.
After complete assembly of the tank cradle sub-structure, the entire assembly shall be hot dipped galvanized for superior
corrosion protection.
Due to the extreme duty that this apparatus will experience during its intended service life and to prevent rusting and
corrosion from shortening the service life of this apparatus, sub frames fabricated of painted/undercoated steel or
aluminum tubing shall not be acceptable.
REAR SUPPORT STRUCTURE - HOT DIPPED GALVANIZED
The apparatus body substructure shall be constructed of high strength structural steel.
The substructure shall be designed to provide integral support of the apparatus body, rear step, and the tank mounting
cradle system. The entire sub-frame shall be framed and jig welded together to insure a truly square sub-frame assembly.
The substructure shall be fastened to the chassis rails so that the apparatus body may be easily removed from the
chassis for repair, replacement, or mounting to a new chassis.
No holes shall be drilled into the top or bottom flange of the chassis frame rails. The substructure shall be designed to
allow for a 22"-24" side running board/rear step height when the apparatus is on level ground. All fasteners used to
secure the substructure to the chassis frame rails shall be hardened steel with locking type nuts.
After complete assembly of the tank cradle sub-structure, the entire assembly shall be hot dipped galvanized for superior
corrosion protection.
Due to the extreme duty that this apparatus will experience during its intended service life and to prevent rusting and
corrosion from shortening the service life of this apparatus, sub frames fabricated of painted/undercoated steel or
aluminum tubing shall not be acceptable.
20 YEAR TANK CRADLE STRUCTURAL WARRANTY
The tank cradle shall have a 20 year structural warranty. NO EXCEPTIONS.
20 YEAR TANK CRADLE CORROSION WARRANTY
The tank cradle shall have a warranty covering structural failure due to corrosion perforation. This warranty shall be in
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effect for 20 years after delivery of the apparatus to the customer. NO EXCEPTIONS
20 YEAR REAR STRUCTURAL SUPPORT WARRANTY
The tank cradle shall have a warranty covering structural failure due to corrosion perforation. This warranty shall be in
effect for 20 years after delivery of the apparatus to the customer. NO EXCEPTIONS
The rear structural support shall have a 20 year structural warranty. NO EXCEPTIONS.
20 YEAR REAR STRUCTURAL SUPPORT CORROSION WARRANTY
The rear structural support shall have a warranty covering structural failure due to corrosion perforation. This warranty
shall be in effect for 20 years after delivery of the apparatus to the customer. NO EXCEPTIONS
HYPER-FLEX BODY MOUNTING
The body module assembly shall be mounted to the chassis frame rails with "Hyper-Flex'" vibration and shock isolators
using a forward mounting system. Flexible neoprene pads, or U-springs especially deve-loped for the expected weight
and torsional flexing of the apparatus body, shall be incorporated into the system to eliminate chassis framerail flexing
from transmitting harmful loads and twisting into the body.
STAINLESS STEEL APPARATUS BODY CONSTRUCTION
The entire apparatus body shall be formed by shearing and bending fire apparatus quality stainless steel sheet metal.
Metal tubular structures or extrusions shall not be used in the construction of the apparatus body. All edges of the
sheared metal shall be sanded to remove any sharp shear edges prior to bending the met-al. After shearing and bending,
the body shall be assembled on a jig table that is designed to hold all apparatus body parts securely in place to insure an
accurately built apparatus body. After the fabricated body parts are secured on the jig, the body shall be welded together
using a wire weld-er to insure proper weld penetration.
The entire apparatus body shall be welded together using only unexposed welding methods. No welds shall be visible on
the exterior of the apparatus body. All welds on the exterior of the body shall be ground flush and filled with automotive
body filler. Metal or rubber trims shall not be used to hide welds or seams.
COMPARTMENT FLOORS
All compartment floors shall be constructed of fire apparatus quality stainless sheet steel. The floors shall have a
minimum 1" upward flange on the rear wall of the compartment to prevent any possible moisture accumulation in this
area. A drainport shall be provided in each rear corner of the compartment to allow any water that may collect on the floor
to drain out. The sides of the floor must be welded the full depth of the compartment to eliminate moisture accumulation.
These welds must be plac-ed on the bottom exterior of the compartment so that they are not visible on the interior of the
compartment. The front edge of the compartment shall consist of a minimum of four bends to provide additional strength
in the compartment floor and shall then form the lower door jamb.
All compartment floors shall be sweep out design. This shall include the lower side compart-ments, any upper
compartments,and shall also include the rear face compartment. Any exception to this requirement will cause immediate
rejection of bid.
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COMPARTMENT REAR WALLS/BODY SIDES
The compartment rear walls and the apparatus body sides shall be constructed of fire apparatus quality stainless sheet
steel. The corners shall be one piece construction from top to bottom and from the inner body panel to the outer face of
the compartment to provide maxi-mum strength.
Corners using structural support channels or extrusions that require two or more pieces to be welded together shall not
be implemented.
SIDE/REAR COMPARTMENT TOPS AND CEILINGS
The side and rear compartment tops and ceilings shall be constructed of fire apparatus quality stainless sheet steel. The
ceiling of the lower side compartments in the extended depth section shall also be constructed of this material.
FENDERWELLS
The left and right side rear fenderwells shall be constructed of fire apparatus quality stainless steel sheet steel . A 1" gap
shall be provided on the bottom of each side of the circular liner to allow drainage of water and for easy cleanout.
Sufficient clearance shall be provided for tire chains. Before the booster tank is installed, the fenderwells shall be
throughly cleaned, all seams sealed, and automotive undercoated to prevent corrosion in the fenderwell area.
REMOVABLE INNER FENDER LINER
The fenderwells shall be radius cut and shall have a circular inner liner to prevent rust pockets and for ease of cleaning.
The inner liner shall be constructed of high impact polyethene material and shall be fully removable for chassis
suspension access.
STAINLESS STEEL FENDERETTE
The fenderwells shall be trimmed with a polished stainless steel fenderette. The stainless steel fenderette shall be
secured into place with stainless steel fasteners and shall be easily removable for replacement. A black rubber fender
welting shall be provided between the fenderette and the inner liner surface. The fenderettes shall protrude from the
apparatus body a maximum of 1".
The fenderette must be bolted into place and removable for replacement.
100" BODY WIDTH
The apparatus body shall be 100" wide from side to side measuring from the rub rail mounting surface.
COMPARTMENT VENTILATION
Each compartment shall have a removable ventilation plate to allow for air movement inthe compartment. A cleanable
filter material shall be provided behind the plate.
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FRONT COMPARTMENT FACE OVERLAY
The vertical surface of the front compartment face shall be overlaid with fire apparatus quality alu-minum treadbrite. The
overlay shall be one piece construction from top to bottom. The alumi-num treadbrite shall be an overlay only and shall
not form any structural part of the apparatus. It shall be fitted on the apparatus body with all holes drilled prior to painting.
Aluminum treadbrite that is welded or bolted to the front face of the apparatus and masked off during the paint
process is not acceptable. The back side of the aluminum treadbrite shall be fully covered with a high temperature
polyurethane based sealer to prevent dissimilar metal oxidation.
COMPARTMENT TOP OVERLAY
The compartment tops shall be overlaid with fire apparatus quality aluminum treadbrite. The alu-minum treadbrite shall be
an overlay only and shall not form any structural part of the apparatus. It shall be fitted on the apparatus body with all
holes drilled prior to painting. Aluminum treadbrite that is welded or bolted to the top of the compartments and
masked off during the paint process is not acceptable. The back side of the aluminum treadbrite shall be fully
covered with a high temperature polyurethane based sealer to prevent dis-similiar metal oxidation.
ROLL UP COMPARTMENT DOORS
For all compartments requiring roll up doors:
The doors shall be constructed of auminum extrusion slats. All doors shall be fitted with a flexible, watertight seal
between the slats at pivoting joints. Each slat shall be individually removable for replacement in the event of damage.
The endcaps and rollers shall be manufactured of type-6 nylon. The doors shall have a pre-tension operator in a sealed
alloy drum that is positioned in the upper front portion of the compartment, providing maximum clearance and head room
in the upper portion of the compartment.
Each door shall have a full door-width lift bar latching handle which shall be spring loaded with two (2) surface mounted
latch points, mounted one (1) on each end. The door shall be reinforced and the latch point with a "ledge" surface above
the lift bar designed to provide a "push" surface when closing.
Each door shall be provided with seals made of extruded neoprene which are shaped to readily shed water. The side
seals are mounted in a special extrusion forward of the curtain track. Driprails shall be provided above all doors.
STAINLESS STEEL COATED FASTENERS
All fasteners used in the finish construction of the apparatus body shall be marine grade stainless steel. Fasteners that
pass through an aluminum panel shall be Magna-Gard, or equal, coated to help prevent dissimilar metal reaction and
corrosion. As the Magna-Gard, or equal, coating is a "baked on" type coating providing for excellent adhesion to the
fastener, spray on type coatings may be used in conjunction with the Magna-Gard, or equal, but not in place of it. As
dissimilar metal corrosion is a common occurrence on all apparatus and the Magna-Gard (or similiar "baked on" finishes)
coated fasteners are commercially available to all manufacturer's and is not a proprietary product, there shall be no
exception to this requirement.
DRIVER'S SIDE COMPARTMENT IN FRONT OF THE REAR WHEELS
A compartment shall be provided in front of the rear wheels. The compartment shall be 64" high x 48.75" wide x 26"
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usable depth the full height of the compartment. The compartment shall have a roll up door with an opening 58" high x
42" wide.
The roll up door shall have a brushed satin finish.
DRIVER'S SIDE ABOVE WHEEL COMPARTMENT
A compartment shall be provided above the rear wheels. The compartment shall be 33" high x 62" wide x 26" usable
depth. The compartment shall have roll up door with a door opening 30" high x 54" wide.
The roll up door shall have a brushed satin finish.
DRIVER'S SIDE COMPARTMENT BEHIND REAR WHEELS
A compartment shall be provided behind the rear wheels. The compartment shall be 64" high x 65" wide x 26" usable
depth the full height of the compartment. The compartment shall have a roll up door with an opening 58" high x 63" wide.
The roll up door shall have a brushed satin finish.
PASSENGER'S SIDE COMPARTMENT IN FRONT OF THE REAR WHEELS
A compartment shall be provided in front of the rear wheels. The compartment shall be 64" high x 48.75" wide x 26"
usable depth the full height of the compartment. The compartment shall have a roll up door with an opening 58" high x
42" wide.
The roll up door shall have a brushed satin finish.
PASSENGER'S SIDE ABOVE WHEEL COMPARTMENT
A compartment shall be provided above the rear wheels. The compartment shall be 33" high x 62" wide x 26" usable
depth. The compartment shall have a roll up door with a door opening 30" high x 54" wide.
The roll up door shall have a brushed satin finish.
PASSENGER'S SIDE COMPARTMENT BEHIND REAR WHEELS
A compartment shall be provided behind the rear wheels. The compartment shall be 64" high x 65" wide x 26" usable
depth. The compartment shall have a roll up door with an opening 58" high x 61" wide.
The roll up door shall have a brushed satin finish.
REAR FACE COMPARTMENT
A rear compartment shall be provided on the apparatus just ahead of the rear step. The compartment shall be a minimum
of 30" useable depth. The compartment shall have maximum height with selected apparatus options.
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REAR FACE COMPARTMENT DOOR - ROLL UP
The rear compartment shall have a roll up door.
DRIVER'S SIDE REAR COMPARTMENT - PARTITIONED
The driver's side compartment behind the rear wheels shall have a removable panel seperating it from the rear facing
compartment (non-transverse)
PASSENGER'S SIDE REAR COMPARTMENT - PARTITIONED
The passenger's side compartment behind the rear wheels shall have a removable panel seperating it from the rear
facing compartment (non-transverse)
UPPER DOOR JAMB EXTENSIONS
The upper door jamb of the side compartments shall be extended upward on both sides providing a mounting area for
side upper warning lights, scenelighting, large scale lettering, etc. The side shall be extended up to the same hieght as
the side walls of the hosebed area.
LEFT SIDE COFFIN COMPARTMENTS
Coffin compartments shall be provided above the side compartments on the left side. The length of the compartments
shall be the same as the length of the side compartments. The width shall be the same as the upper depth of the side
access compartments. Maximum depth will be provided based on design of the apparatus.
Two aluminum treadbrite access doors shall be provided for access. The doors shall have a 1" raised lip to keep water
from running into the compartment. The doors shall be fully weatherstripped and shall have dual flush mounted latches.
A single light shall be provided and located under the door jamb between the two access doors. Floor tiles shall be
provided on the floor of the compartment in any area that does not have permanently mounted equipment.
RIGHT SIDE COFFIN COMPARTMENTS
Coffin compartments shall be provided above the side compartments on the right side. The length of the compartments
shall be the same as the length of the side compartments. The width shall be the same as the upper depth of the side
access compartments. Maximum depth will be provided based on design of the apparatus.
Two aluminum treadbrite access doors shall be provided for access. The doors shall have a 1" raised lip to keep water
from running into the compartment. The doors shall be fully weatherstripped and shall have dual flush mounted latches.
A single light shall be provided and located under the door jamb between the two access doors. Floor tiles shall be
provided on the floor of the compartment in any area that does not have permanently mounted equipment.
18" REAR TAILBOARD STEP
A 18" depth x 66" width rear tailboard step shall be provided on the apparatus between the side compartments. The
step shall be spaced from the rear face of the apparatus body a minimum of 3/4" for easy wash out.
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RECESSED STEP BODY DESIGN
The rear step of the apparatus shall be 'recessed' into the rear of the body to provide addtional side compartmentation.
A 'flatback' or beavertail 'fin' design is not acceptable.
REAR STEP MATERIAL - NFPA ALUMINUM TREADBRITE
The rear step shall be constructed of NFPA complaint bright finish aluminum treadbrite.
RUBRAILS - BRITE ANNODIZED ALUMINUM
Extruded aluminum rubrails shall be provided on the apparatus body sides. The rubrails shall have a brite finish with
annodized coating to protect the finish. The rubrails shall provide an integrated mounting location for the L.E.D. side
marker lights as well as the reflectors. The rubrails shall be spaced from the apparatus body a minimum of 1/4" with poly
spacers.
The rubrails must be bolted on to the apparatus body to allow easy replacement if damaged. Rubrails that are
permanently fastened to the apparatus body by welding or any other permanent method will not be acceptable. NO
EXCEPTION WILL BE ALLOWED TO THIS REQUIREMENT.
RUBRAIL ENDS
The rubrail ends shall be 'capped' with a high impact resistant black EPDM contoured block.
HOSEBED FLOORING
The floor of the hose bed shall be constructed of fiber reinforced material. The flooring shall be fabricated of "T" beam
pultrusions in parallel connected with cross slats that are first mechanically bonded and then epoxied, forming a large
sheet.
The top portion of each "T" cross section shall measure 1-5/8" wide and 3/16" thick with beaded ends. The vertical portion
shall be 3/16" thick, beading out at the bottom to a thickness of 1/2" and tall enough to result in an overall height of 1". The
"T" sections shall be spaced 3/4" apart to allow for drainage and ventilation.
Each "T" beam shall be constructed utilizing a core of 250,000 continuous glass fiber strands that are high in resistance to
tension, compression and bending. An outer sheath consisting of a continuous strand mat to prevent lineal splitting and
shipping shall surround the core. The sheath shall also serve to draw the protective resin to the bar surface. Both
reinforcements shall be pulled through an isophthalic polyester resin, treated with antimony trioxide for fire resistance, to
form a solid length.
The flooring shall then be protected with a polyurethane coating to screen out ultraviolet rays. This gray coating shall be
baked on.
68" WIDE HOSEBED
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The hosebed shall be 68" wide from side to side.
HOSEBED CAPACITY
The hosebed shall have the capacity to carry the following hoseload:
HOSEBED DIVIDER(S)
There shall be one (1) hosebed divider(s) in the main hosebed to partition off hose. The divider(s) shall be constructed of
3/16" thick aluminum plate material. The lower edge of the divider(s) have a two inch 90 degree bend toward one side
and a 2" x 2" x 3/16" aluminum angle welded to the other side.
The divider(s) shall be adjustable by sliding in tracks which are recessed flush into the hosebed flooring, one on front and
one on rear. The divider shall be held in place by two bolts on each end of the divider(s).
The upper rear corner of the divider(s) shall have a minimum of a 3" radius cut.
HOSEBED COVER WITH VELCRO FASTENERS
A heavy duty vinyl coated nylon hosebed cover shall be provided to protect the hoseload from the weather. The cover
shall extend from the front of the hosebed to the rear and then extend downward to cover the exposed rear of the bed and
from the left side to the right side of the hosebed.
The cover shall have a double reinforced area where the cover comes into contact with the upper rear corners of the
hosebed dividers. The cover shall be secured to the apparatus using velcro on the sides and lift dots on front.
The rear of the cover shall be secured to the apparatus using positive mechanical latches.
BULKHEAD HOSEBED DIVIDER/DUNNAGE COMPARTMENT
A bulkhead divider shall be provided in the front area of the hosebed separating the hosebed from the tank fill tower(s).
The balance of this area that is not occupied by fill tower or other mounted equipment shall be used as a dunnage
compartment.
HOSEBED COVER - RED
The hosebed cover shall be red.
LADDER COMPARTMENT ABOVE TANK/BELOW HOSEBED
A compartment shall be provided above the tank and below the hosebed for storing ladders and pike poles. A full width
drop down hinged aluminum treadbrite door shall be provided on the rear. The pike pole storage shall be to the left of the
ladder area.
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The compartment shall ave a single 5" diameter Signal Stat model 77-570 light mounted on the left wall of the
compartment with automatic door switch. The light shall be incorporated into the Door Ajar warning system in the cab.
Ladders
All ladders shall have individual 1/8" aluminum slides, lined with Rodex slip blocks, to allow individual removal of each
ladder without disturbing any other ladder.
Pike Poles
Storage for two straight handle pike poles shall be provided in the compartment.
ILI strip light
DUO-SAFETY 24' 2 SECTION ALUMINUM LADDER
There shall be one (1) Duo-Safety model 900A 24' NFPA compliant, 2-section aluminum extension ladder provided and
mounted by the manufacturer.
DUO-SAFETY 14' ALUMINUM ROOF LADDER
There shall be one (1) Duo-Safety model 775A, 14' NFPA compliant aluminum roof ladder with folding hooks provided and
mounted by the manufacturer.
DUO-SAFETY 10' ALUMINUM FOLDING ATTIC LADDER
There shall be one (1) Duo-Safety model 585A, 10' NFPA compliant aluminum folding attic ladder provided and mounted
by the manufacturer.
HARD SUCTION COMPARTMENT IN HOSEBED
A movable compartment shall be provided in the hose bed for two (2) 10' lengths of hard suction hose stacked one above
the other. The hose bed height shall be a minimum of 18" from the hose bed floor to the top of the hose bed to
accommodate the suction hose mounts. The rack shall be mounted to the hose bed divider brackets and shall be fully
adjustable.
The hard suction mounts shall be constructed of minimum 1/8" smooth aluminum with brushed finish. The upper and
lower compartments shall be 9" x 9" x the depth of the hose bed. The upper compartment shall be open on top. Both
compartments shall be open to the rear with no door.
HARD SUCTION HOSE - FIRE DEPARTMENT PROVIDED
The hard suction hose shall be provided by the Fire Department. The Department shall provide the following hose:
6" x 10" setup
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COMPARTMENT SHELF TRACKS - ALUMINUM
Nine (9) sets consisting of four (4) heavy-duty aluminum Uni-Strut tracks shall be provided in specified compartments, two
for each end of shelf. The tracks shall not be welded to the apparatus body. The Uni-strut tracks shall allow the shelving
to be positioned at any location in the compartment by simply loosing a bolt on each end of the shelf, pushing inward on
the bolt, and sliding the shelf to the desired location.
COMPARTMENT SHELVING-SIDE COMPARTMENTS
There shall be Two (2) shelves provided, constructed of .125" smooth aluminum with a brushed finish on the outer edge.
The shelves shall have a 2" upward bend on the front and rear edges.
DAW and PAW above the rollout trays.
DRIVER WHEEL WELL ROLL-OUT DRAWER
There shall be one roll-out drawer installed above the rear wheels on the driver’s side of the body in the wheel well area.
The drawer shall be approximately 23.5" deep by 56" wide and have a 300 lb. capacity.
PASSENGER WHEEL WELL ROLL-OUT DRAWER
There shall be one roll-out drawer installed above the rear wheels on the passenger’s side of the body in the wheel well
area. The drawer shall be approximately 23.5" deep by 56" wide and have a 300 lb. capacity.
DRIVER FRONT WHEELWELL COMPARTMENT
There shall be a compartment located in the driver’s side wheel well ahead of the rear axle to hold three (3) SCBA
bottles with maximum dimensions of 6.75" diameter x 24.50" long.
A 1" wide loop of high visibility yellow webbing shall be installed in each compartment for each cylinder to be stored in the
compartment. The loop shall be designed to loop around the cylinder valve and prevent the cylinder from sliding out of
the compartment if the door is not latched or fails.
PASSENGER FRONT WHEELWELL COMPARTMENT
There shall be a compartment located in the passenger’s side wheel well ahead of the rear axle to hold three (3) SCBA
bottles with maximum dimensions of 6.75" diameter x 24.50" long.
A 1" wide loop of high visibility yellow webbing shall be installed in each compartment for each cylinder to be stored in the
compartment. The loop shall be designed to loop around the cylinder valve and prevent the cylinder from sliding out of
the compartment if the door is not latched or fails.
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PASSENGER REAR WHEELWELL COMPARTMENT
There shall be a compartment located in the passenger’s side wheel well behind the rear axle to hold one set of Zico
folding wheel chocks
A safety chain shall be provided across the door opening. The safety chain shall be designed to prevent the chocks from
sliding out of the compartment if the door is not latched or fails.
DRIVER REAR WHEELWELL COMPARTMENT
There shall be a compartment located in the driver’s side wheel well behind the rear axle to hold up to 20 lbs. Of floor dry
material. A chute will be installed at the bottom of the compartment to dispense the material.
The fuel fill shall be located behind the door.
WHEELWELL COMPARTMENT DOORS – POLISHED STAINLESS
Mirror finish polished stainless steel access doors shall be provided on all rear wheel well compartments.
WHEELWELL COMPARTMENT “DOOR AJAR” SYSTEM
All wheel well compartments shall be connected into the door ajar system on the apparatus.
POLY TOOL BINS
Five (5) poly tool bins shall be provided. The bins shall have slotted handles on each end.
10" x 22" (Shipped loose with truck)
ROLL OUT TRAY
There shall be two (2) roll out tray(s) provided. The tray shall be constructed of 3/16" aluminum. The tray shall have a 2"
upward bent lip on all four sides of the tray.
Grant, or equal, 250 lb. total capacity heavy duty ball bearing type telescoping slides shall be provided.
A positive latching mechanism shall be provided to hold the tray in either the fully open or fully closed position.
over the wheel compartments, to be used like rollout drawers
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FOLDING ACCESS STEPS
Southpark model LFS46ZC chrome plated folding access steps shall be provided in areas listed in these specifications.
All access steps provided on the apparatus shall support a minimum static load of 500 lbs. and be mounted in accordance
to recommended mounting procedures as outlined by NFPA 1901. The steps shall be minimum of 6.5" wide x 6.5"
depth. The steps shall be attached to the apparatus using stainless steel bolts with locking type nuts.
RIGHT FRONT COMPARTMENT ACCESS STEPS
Three NFPA compliant folding steps shall be provided on the right side front compartment face.
LEFT FRONT COMPARTMENT ACCESS STEPS
Three NFPA compliant folding steps shall be provided on the left side front compartment face.
RIGHT REAR ACCESS STEPS
Three NFPA compliant folding steps shall be provided on the rear of the apparatus on the right side.
LEFT REAR ACCESS STEPS
Three NFPA compliant folding steps shall be provided on the rear of the apparatus on the left side.
NFPA KNURLED FINSH HANDRAILS
All handrails shall be 1 1/4" diameter extruded aluminum "knurled finish" with chrome plated stanchions. Rubber gaskets
shall be provided between the stanchions and any painted surfaces. The rails shall comply with NFPA 1901.
LEFT REAR VERTICAL HAND RAILS
One NFPA compliant handrail shall be provided on the left rear of the apparatus for boarding the rear step and using the
left rear hosebed access steps.
RIGHT REAR VERTICAL HAND RAILS
One NFPA compliant handrail shall be provided on the right rear of the apparatus for boarding the rear step and using the
right rear hosebed access steps.
RIGHT FRONT GRAB RAIL
A 12" NFPA compliant horizontal handrail shall be provided on on the right front of the apparatus towards the front of the
hosebed.
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LEFT FRONT GRAB RAIL
A 12" NFPA compliant horizontal handrail shall be provided on on the left front of the apparatus towards the front of the
hosebed.
RIGHT REAR GRAB RAIL
A 12" NFPA compliant horizontal handrail shall be provided on on the right rear of the apparatus towards the rear of the
hosebed.
LEFT REAR GRAB RAIL
A 12" NFPA compliant horizontal handrail shall be provided on on the left rear of the apparatus towards the rear of the
hosebed.
48" INTERMEDIATE REAR HORIZONTAL HAND RAIL
A 48" intermediate horizontal handrail shall be provided on the rear of the apparatus.
NFPA 1901 CERTIFIED 12 VOLT ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
The 12-volt apparatus body electrical system shall be provided and shall be in compliance with NFPA 1901 testing and
certification procedures as follows:
NFPA MINIMUM ELECTRICAL LOAD DEFINITION
The NFPA 1901 defined minimum electrical load shall consist of the total amperage required to si-multaneously operate
the following in a stationary mode:
1. Propulsion engine and transmission.
2. The clearance and marker lights.
3. Communication equipment. 5 amp default.
4. Illumination of all walking surfaces, the ground at all egress points, control and instrumentation panels and 50% of total
compartment lighting.
5. Minimum warning lights required for "blocking right of way" mode.
6. The current to simultaneously operate and fire pump and all specified electrical devices.
7. Anything defined by the purchaser, in the advertised specifications, to be critical to the mission of the apparatus.
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RESERVE CAPACITY TEST
The first electrical test to be performed will be the Reserve Capacity Test. All items listed in NFPA Minimum Load
Definition shall be activated with the engine shut off. After 10 minutes of operation, the items 1-7 shall be deactivated.
After deactivation, the battery system shall have ample reserve to start the engine.
ALTERNATOR PERFORMANCE TEST AT IDLE
The second electrical test to be performed shall be Alternator Performance Test at Full Load. All electrical loads shall
be activated with the engine running up to the governed rpm for two hours. During the test, the system voltage shall not
drop below 11.7 volts or have excessive battery discharge for more than 120 seconds. Any loads not defined in the
NFPA Minimum Electrical Load may be load managed to pass test.
TEST CONDITIONS
All electrical testing shall be performed with the engine compartment at approximately 200 degrees.
12-VOLT WIRING SYSTEM
All 12-volt electrical wiring shall be SXL cross link rated to carry 125% of the maximum current for which the circuit is
protected. The wire shall be of sufficient size so that voltage drop in any electrical device shall not exceed 10%. All wiring
shall be color, number, and function coded with the number and function being printed every three inches along the entire
length of all apparatus body wires (as required by NFPA 1901). All wiring shall be routed through heavy-duty PVC split
loom, securely attached and protected against heat, oil, and physical damage. All locations where the wire passes
through a body panel shall be protected with electrical grommets
All connections shall be made using mechanical connectors and be screwed to terminal or junction box with machine
screws. Wire nut, insulation displacement, or piercing connections shall not be used.
All circuits shall be provided with properly rated low voltage over current protective devices of the automatic reset type.
A removable bulkhead shall that extends from the floor to the ceiling of both side rear compartments shall be provided to
protect rear wiring.
HARD-WIRED ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
The apparatus body electrical system shall incorporate a hard-wired electrical system. Any type of multiplex system will
not be acceptable.
LICENSE PLATE LIGHT/BRACKET
An Arrow model 437-00-332 chrome plated license plate light shall be provided on the rear of the apparatus. The light
shall function with the head light switch.
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A license plate mounting bracket shall be provided that spaces the license plate away from the apparatus body.
CLEARANCE LIGHTS/REFLECTORS
All apparatus body clearance lights shall be LED style. All lower clearance lights and reflectors shall be mounted in a
manner that provides protection from damage, and shall comply with FMVSS-108 regulations.
MID-MOUNTED SIDE TURN SIGNAL - L.E.D.
A mid-mounted amber LED side turn signal shall be provided in the mid section area of the apparatus on both sides. The
low profile signal shall be recessed into the side rubrail for protection.
PUMP COMPARTMENT LIGHTS (2)
Two Weldon 2025 compartment lights shall be provided to illuminate the iinterior of the pump compartment. The lights
shall function with the pump operators gauge panel lights.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT
A Weldon model 2025 light shall be provided and mounted over the engine on the engine compartment wall. An on/off
switch shall be provided on the light to activate it.
DUAL ILI - LED COMPARTMENT LIGHTING
Each apparatus body compartment shall have two ILI track type L.E.D. lights vertically mounted in the compartment. The
lights shall be constructed of an unbreakable type clear poly type flexible material housed in an aluminum extrusion.
A compartment that is considered a 'full height' compartment shall each have two 48" long light sections and a 'low height'
or above wheel compartment shall each have two 18" long sections.
The lights shall function automatically and independently of other compartments when the compartment door is opened.
Compartment lighting systems that are controlled by a single, dash mounted switch are not acceptable.
COMPARTMENT LIGHT SWITCHES
Each hinged apparatus body door compartment shall have a magnetic style reed indicator switch. Each switch shall be
hermetically sealed rated to 10,000,000 cycles. The reed shall be potted in the contact housing with polyurethane and the
housings shall be molded fire retardant ABS plast-ic. The contact and magnetic housing shall snap-lock in the body
material, one on the body and one in the door.
Each roll up door shall have an integral door open indicator magnet in the lift bar. If the bar is not properly closed, it shall
activate the "Door Open" light in the cab.
The compartment lights shall function automatically when the door is opened. A master compart-ment light switch shall
not be acceptable.
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DOOR AJAR INDICATOR - L.E.D.
A 1" X 2" RED LED flashing light shall be provided in the cab in clear view of the driver to warn of an open compartment
or personnel door.
PERIMETER/STEP LIGHTS
There shall be seven Truck-Lite model 40 underbody perimeter lights furnished and installed. The lights shall be shock
mounted and have an unbreakable polycarbonate lens and housing. The light shall be sealed to help prevent moisture
from entering the light. The lights shall be located one under each side of the front of the body, one under the chassis cab
door (4 total) and one under the rear step to illuminate the ground around the truck. The ground lights shall be activated
with the parking brake.
All runningboards, walkways and steps shall be properly illuminated to NFPA standards.
WHELEN TRI-CLUSTER TAILLIGHTS - L.E.D. - INCANDESCENT
Whelen 60R00BRR 4" x 6" LED taillights and 60A00TAR 4" x 6" LED turn signals shall be provided. The backup lights
shall be 4" x 6" clear incandescent. A polished trim housing shall be provided, one each side for mounting the tail lights,
turn signal lights, and backup lights.
BACKUP ALARM
A Code 3 (or equal) model DAP50 97db backup alarm shall be provided and shall automatically activate when the
apparatus transmission is placed into reverse.
The backup alarm shall exceed all NFPA1901 and SAE J994 Type D requirements and testing.
EMERGENCY LIGHTING SWITCHING SYSTEM FOR CUSTOM CHASSIS
The switching system shall be provided by the fire chassis manufacturer and is further described in the chassis
specifications.
ZONE A UPPER WARNING LIGHTING
The lightbar shall be provided on the chassis. Specifications for the lightbar are listed in the chassis specifications.
ZONE C UPPER WARNING LIGHTING - REAR
Two Whelen model 90R00F*R red 7” x 9” LED's shall be mounted on the upper rear area of the appa-ratus, one each
side.
with clear lenses
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ZONES B & D LOWER WARNING LIGHTING - SIDES
Zone B Right Side Lower Lighting
Three Whelen model 60R02FRR red LED lights shall be provided on the right side. One light shall be mounted as low
and as far forward on the apparatus cab as possible, one shall be mount-ed on the mid-section, and one shall be mounted
as low and as far rearward as possible on the apparatus body.
Zone D Left Side Lower Lighting
Three Whelen model [email protected] red LED lights shall be provided on the left side. One light shall be mounted as low
and as far forward on the apparatus cab as possible, one shall be mounted on the mid-section, and one shall be mounted
as low and as far rearward as possible on the apparatus body.
Red with clear lenses.
ZONE C LOWER WARNING LIGHTING - REAR
Two Whelen model 60R02FRR red LED's shall be mounted on the lower rear area of the appa-ratus, one each side.
red with clear lenses
UPPER ZONE B/D WARNING LIGHTING - SIDE
Two Whelen 600 Series 4" X 6" red L.E.D.'s shall be mounted on each side of the apparatus above the side
compartments. A chrome bezel shall be provided around the lights.
with clear lenses
FEDERAL SIGNAL Q2B-P MECHANICAL SIREN
A Federal Signal model Q2B-P pedestal mounted chrome plated mechanical siren shall be provided and mounted on the
front bumper extension. The siren shall have a maximum sound output of 123 db at 10'.
MECHANICAL SIREN ACTIVATION SWITCHES
Two floor mounted pad switches shall be provided to operate the mechanical siren, one on the right side and one on the
left side.
MECHANICAL SIREN BRAKE
A siren brake push button switch shall be provided on the dash or console.
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WHELEN 9E SCENELIGHTS
Four Whelen 9E Series 9" x 7" 26 degree scenelights shall be provided and mounted one on each side of the apparatus
body and two on the rear. The lights shall have a chrome plate trim bezel.
12 VOLT SCENELIGHT ACTIVATION SWITCH (1)
A single switch shall be located on the cab control console to activate the 12 volt scenelight(s).
UNITY AG-6 DECK/HOSEBED LIGHTS
Two (2) Unity model AG-6 chrome plated lights shall be provided and mounted on the rear of the apparatus, one (1) each
side. The lights shall be controlled by lighthead mounted switches and shall be capable of 360-degree rotation and 90
degrees above and below horizontal tilt.
The lights shall be subjected to load management shedding to comply with NFPA 1901.
10 KW SMART POWER HYDRAULIC GENERATOR SET
A Smart Power, model HR-10, 10,000 watt hydraulic generator shall be provided. The generator is designed specifically
for mounting on top of the vehicle, at the customer-specified location, but can also be easily separated into its three major
components (tray, cooler/fan assembly, and reservoir) for mounting in custom applications.
The generator system shall come with a standard 5 year/1,000 hour fully transferable warranty from the manufacturer.
The unit shall come equipped with: generator tray assembly (which includes the generator, hydraulic motor, cooler, fan,
electronics package, 10 micron spin-on fluid filter and reservoir), axial piston hydraulic pump with pressure compensated
control, and Command and Control Center (CCC) display with all required wiring harnesses. The CCC shall be an
interactive operator control center, equipped with smart touch solid state buttons, with displays for voltage, frequency,
amperage, hour meter, service reminders, operator warnings, system faults and diagnostics. Standard electronics
package shall include smart start engagement to reduce mechanical stress, precise voltage and frequency control, cold
start system, automatic load and temperature compensation, integrated diagnostics system, and other automated control
features to protect system, vehicle and operator.
The generator tray assembly shall be delivered with the cooler/fan assembly mounted such that the hot air is exhausted
straight up, through an NFPA approved walking grate.
The body of the generator tray assembly (including reservoir) shall be 32'' long x 13.5'' wide x 17'' high, weighing
approximately 185 pounds. The hydraulic pump shall be driven by a chassis transmission mounted power take off (PTO).
Ratings and Capacity
Rating:
12,000 watts peak
9,000 watts continuous
Volts:
120/240 volts
Phase:
Single, 4 wire
Frequency:
60 Hz
Amperage:
83 amps @ 120 volts or 42 amps @ 240 volts
Engine speed at engagement:
Standard soft start feature allows for any
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speed engagement
Operation range:
880 to 3120 RPM
Testing
The generator shall be tested in accordance with all current N.F.P.A. 1901 standards.
Notes
*All ratings and capacities shall be derived utilizing current NFPA 1901 test parameters.
HYDRAULIC GENERATOR START SWITCH – CAB CONSOLE
The hydraulic generator shall be located on the cab console. There shall be an indicator light on the cab console that
illuminates when the generator is running.
HYDRAULIC GENERATOR PTO - "HOT SHIFT" TYPE
The generator shall be powered by a Chelsea or Muncie "Hot Shift" Power Take Off. A lighted and guarded switch shall
be provided on the control console that electrically engages/disengages the power take off.
HYDRAULIC GENERATOR MOUNTING
The generator shall be mounted with adequate ventilation to prevent overheat. The generator shall be mounted in the
forward area of the hosebed, properly protected. A front hosebed bulkhead shall also be provided.
GROUNDING
Grounding shall be in accordance with Section 250-6 "Portable and Vehicle Mounted Generators" of the NEC.
Ungrounded systems shall not be used. Only stranded or braided copper conductors shall be used for grounding and
bonding. An equipment grounding means shall be provided in accordance with Section 250-91 (Grounding Conductor
Material) of the NEC. The grounded current carrying conductor (neutral) shall be insulated from the equipment grounding
conductors and from the equipment enclosures and other grounded parts. The neutral conductor shall be colored white or
gray in accordance with Section 200-6 ( Means of Identifying Grounding Conductors) of the NEC.
In addition to the bonding required for the low voltage return current, each body and driving or crew compartment
enclosure shall be bonded to the vehicle frame by a copper conductor. This conductor shall have a minimum amperage
rating of 115 percent of the nameplate current rating of the source specification label as defined in Section 310-15 (amp
capacities) of the NEC. A single conductor, properly sized to meet the low voltage and line voltage requirements shallbe
permitted to be used.
MAIN OVERCURRENT PROTECTION DEVICE
A main overcurrent protection device shall be provided on the generator. The device shall be factory installed by the
generator manufacturer.
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WIRING METHODS
All fixed wiring systems shall be either metallic or nonmetallic liquid tight conduit rated at not less than 194 degrees
fahrenheit or shall be type SO or SEO with a WA suffix, rated at 600 volts at not less than 194 degrees Fahrenheit.
Electrical cord or conduit shall not be attached to chassis suspension components, water or fuel lines, air or air brake
lines, fire pump piping, hydraulic lines, exhaust system components, or low voltage wiring.
All wiring shall be separated by a minimum of 12", or properly shielded, from exhaust piping and shall be separated from
any fuel lines by a minimum of 6".
Electrical cord or conduit shall be supported within 6" of any junction box and at a minimum of every 24" of continous run.
Supports shall be made of nonmetallic materials or corrosion protected metal. All supports shall be of a design that does
not cut or abrade the conduit or cable and shall be mechanically fastened to the vehicle.
NFPA 1901 110/220 VOLT POWER SOURCE TESTING
Electrical System Testing:
The wiring and permanently connected devices and equipment shall be subjected to a dielectric voltage withstand test of
900 volts for one minute. The test shall be conducted between live parts and the neutral conductor, and between live
parts and the vehicle frame with any switches in the circuit closed position. This test shall be conducted after all body
work has been completed.
Electrical polarity verification shall be made of all permanently wired equipment and receptacles to determine that
connections have been properly made.
NFPA Operational Test
The apparatus manufacturer shall perform the following operational test and shall certify that the power source and any
devices that are attached to the line voltage electrical system are properly connected and in working order:
The prime mover shall be started from a cold start condition and the line voltage electrical system loaded to 100 percent
of the nameplate rating. The power source shall be operated at 100 percent of its nameplate voltage for a minimum of 2
hours unless the system meets category certification as defined in NFPA-1901.
120/240 VOLT ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLATION
All 120/240 electrical equipment shall be installed by the apparatus manufacturer. This shall include any item related to
the system, including, but not limited to the following:
- Generator
- All scenelighting accessories.
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- All outlets,and cord reels (where applicable)
- Breaker panel.
To maintain the integrity of the entire apparatus electrical system, all 120/240 equipment must be installed by the
appratus manufacturer. Installation by the apparatus manufacturer will also allow the electrical system to be NFPA tested
during the U.L. pump certification testing procedure.
Installation of any portion of the 120/240 system by a dealer or service center will not be acceptable. There shall be no
exception to this requirement.
BREAKER PANEL BOARD
Each individual circuit that is to be powered by the generator shall have a Branch Circuit Overcurrent Protection device
(circuit breaker). The device shall be sized at not less than 15 amps in accordance with Section 240-3 (Protection of
Conductors) of the NEC. If more than 6 individual branch circuits are required on the apparatus, the panelboard shall have
a main breaker. The panelboard shall be readily visible and located so that there is unimpeded access to the panelboard
controls.
All line voltage conductors located in the main panelboard shall be individually and permanently identified. The
identification shall reference the wiring schematic or indicate the final termination point. When pre-wiring for future power
sources or devices, the unterminated ends shall be labeled showing function and wire size.
LOAD BALANCING
The breaker panel shall be load balanced to allow the most efficient distribution of the AC load as possible.
BREAKER PANEL LOCATION
The breaker panel shall be located on the front wall of the driver front compartment.
FROG DISPLAY
There shall be a FROG D provided with the generator. The FROG D shall automatically sense a generator signal and
begin displaying information. The digital meter display shall constantly monitor and display Voltage, Frequency ( accurate
to within 1 decimal point), and Current Draw on two separate lines. The display shall be capable of displaying total
accumulated run time hours when the MODE button is pressed. This information shall be stored in a non-eraseable
memory.
The frog display shall be located on the left side pump operators panel.
FRC OPTIMUM 1500 WATT TELESCOPING LIGHT
Two (2) Fire Research model OPA530-M15 bottom raising telescoping light(s) shall be mounted on the apparatus.
The lighthead shall be a 1500 watt 220 volt AC and shall draw a maximum of 6.25 amps. The pole shall be secured in any
raised position with a non directional advanced twist lock locking device. The twist lock mechanism shall have a knurled
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positive grip.
The light(s) shall include a three wire coiled cord which is wired into the electrical distribution panel with an individual
breaker for each light ( if more than one light ).
The light(s) shall be electrically tested so that they are safe for their intended use. The light(s) shall be certified by
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and shall meet/exceed NFPA 1901.
FIRE RESEARCH 1000 WATT TRI-POD LIGHT
One (1) Fire Research model OPA656-M10-ON-GM tri-pod telescoping light(s) shall be mounted on the apparatus.
The light shall have the following features:
- On/off switch underlighthead.
- Wire guard to protect the lamp lens
- Model OP603 quick release mounting brackets.
- 120 volt outlet located at mounting location properly wired to circuit panel with individual breaker.
The lighthead shall be a 1000 watt 120 volt AC and shall draw a maximum of 8.3 amps creating 22,000 lumens.
The light(s) shall be electrically tested so that they are safe for their intended use. The light(s) shall be certified by
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) and shall meet/exceed NFPA 1901.
Passenger rear of body
NEMA L5-20R 20 AMP TWIST LOCK RECEPTACLE(S)
There shall be four (4) NEMA type L5-20R 20 amp twist-lock receptacles provided
Wet Location
All wet location receptacle outlets shall be of the grounding type with a wet location cover and installed in accordance
with Section 210-7 (Receptacles and Cord Connections) of the NEC.
All wet location receptacles shall be installed not less than 24" from the ground. Receptacles on off-road vehicles shall be
a minimum of 30" from the ground. The face of any wet location receptacles shall be installed in a plane from vertical to
not more than 45 degrees off vertical. No receptacle shall be installed in a face up position.
Dry Location:
All receptacles located in a dry location shall be of the grounding type. Receptacles shall not be less than 30 inches
above the interior floor height.
Receptacle Wiring:
All wiring for both wet and dry locations shall be routed through liquid tight flexible conduit rated at not less than 194
degrees. Each receptacle shall be wired to the panel board which shall haveseparate breakers for each receptacle.
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Outlet Location(s):
NEMA L5-20R 20 amp twist-lock receptacles shall be provided in the following locations:
220 VOLT RECEPTACLE(S)
There shall be two (2) 220 volt receptacles provided
Wet Location
All wet location receptacle outlets shall be of the grounding type with a wet location cover and installed in accordance
with Section 210-7 (Receptacles and Cord Connections) of the NEC.
All wet location receptacles shall be installed not less than 24" from the ground. Receptacles on off-road vehicles shal be
a minimum of 30" from the ground. The face of any wet location receptacles shall be installed in a plane from vertical to
not more than 45 degrees off vertical. No receptacle shall be installed in a face up position.
Dry Location:
All receptacles located in a dry location shall be of the grounding type. Receptacles shall not be less than 30 inches
above the interior floor height.
Receptacle Wiring:
All wiring for both wet and dry locations shall be routed through liquid tight flexible conduit rated at not less than 194
degrees. Each receptacle shall be wired to the panel board which shall have separate breakers for each receptacle.
Outlet Location(s):
220 volt receptacles shall be provided in the following locations:
D1 next to breaker panel and D3
110/220 VOLT OUTLET LOCATIONS
The 110/220 volt outlets shall be located as follows:
(2) on rear of body, one each side and (1) each side of pump compartment.
HANNAY ELECTRIC REWIND CORD REEL
There shall be two (2) Hannay model ECR1616-17-18 electric rewind cord reel(s) provided and properly mounted.
Each reel shall be wired to the electrical panel board through flexible PVC conduit. An individual breaker shall be
provided at the panel for the reel.
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A momentary push button switch shall be provided, mounted in close proximity to each reel for activating the electric
rewind. The switch shall be labeled "CORD REEL REWIND".
A label shall be provided, mounted in a readily visible area adjacent to the reel to indicate the following:
a). Current rating
b). Current type
c). Phase
d). Voltage
e). Total cable length.
CORD REEL MOUNTING LOCATION
The cord reel shall be mounted in the ____________________ compartment with access provided by opening the
compartment doors.
Both in the D1 compartment
200' 12/3 SEOW-A ELECTRICAL CABLE
A continuous 200' length of 12/3 SEOW-A electrical cable shall be provided on the reel(s). The cable shall be rated at
600 volts at 194 degrees.
YELLOW ELECTRICAL CABLE
The electrical cable on the cord reel(s) shall be yellow.
EXTENDA-LITE LIGHTED GFI PROTECTED JUNCTION BOX(S)
There shall be two (2) Extenda-lite lighted junction box(es) provided and hardwired to the cable end(s). The cable shall
have a strain relief where it enters the junction box.
The junction box shall have (3) individual L5-15 15 amp twist-lock single receptacles and (1) household GFI protected 515 outlet with springloaded weatherproof covers.
The first wired outlet shall be a GFI type outlet with all downstream outlets being GFI protected.
A large handle shall be provided on the top of the box to allow a gloved firefighter to carry the box with ease. The lighted
box shall provide 360 degree lighting around the box which is capable of being seen from a minimum of 200 feet in
complete darkness as per NFPA 1901. The box shall be designed to keep the exterior electrical components above 2" of
standing water. The box shall be listed for use in wet locations.
JUNCTION BOX HOLDER
An aluminum treadbrite bracket shall be provided to hold the cord reel junction box.
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CORD REEL ROLLER ASSEMBLY WITH BALL STOP
A roller assembly with ball stop shall be provided each cord reel reel. The assembly shall be mounted in a location that
will help deflect the cable/hose from the surfaces adjacent to the reel.
FLUID CAPACITY LABEL
A permanent plate shall be mounted in the driver's compartment specifying the quantity and type of the following fluids
used in the apparatus (if applicable) for normal maintenance:
1. Engine Oil.
2. Engine Coolant.
3. Transmission Fluid.
4. Pump Transmission Fluid.
5. Pump Primer Fluid (if applicable).
6. Drive Axle Fluid.
7. Air Conditioning Refrigerant.
8. Air Conditioning Lubrication Oil.
9. Power Steering Fluid.
10. Cab Tilt Mechanism Fluid (if applicable).
11. Transfer Case Fluid.
12. Equipment Rack Fluid (if applicable).
13. Air Compressor System Lubricant.
14. Generator System Lubricant.
15. Front tire cold pressure.
16. Rear tire cold pressue.
17. Maximum tire speed ratings.
OCCUPANCY LABEL
A permanent plate or label stating the maximum number of personnel allowed to ride on the apparatus at any one time,
shall be provided and installed in clear view of the driver
SEATED AND BELTED LABEL
Permanent plate or label shall be provided stating "OCCUPANTS MUST BE SEATED AND BELTED WHEN
APPARATUS IS IN MOTION" and visible from each seated position.
DO NOT RIDE LABEL
A permanent plate or label shall be attached to the appropriate areas of the apparatus stating that riding on the rear step
or any exterior position on the apparatus is prohibited.
DO NOT WEAR HELMET LABEL
Permanent plate or label shall be provided stating "DO NOT WEAR HELMET WHILE SEATED" and visible from each
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seated position.
MAXIMUM TIRE SPEED LABEL
A permanent plate or label shall be provided in the cab stating the maximum tire speed rating.
LENGTH, HEIGHT, WEIGHT LABEL
A permanent plate or label shall be provided in the cab stating the overall length, height and the gross vehicle weight
rating ( GVWR), in tons, of the completed apparatus.
The wording on this label shall indicate that the information on the plate/lable was current at the time of manufacture and if
the overall height of the apparatus changes while the vehicle is in service, the purchaser shall revise the height dimension
on the plate.
UNDERWRITERS LABORATORIES TESTING
The apparatus shall undergo an Underwriters Laboratories Certification Test to insure that the completed apparatus
meets the requirements of NFPA #1901. The certificate shall be provided to the purchaser upon completion.
Underwriters Laboratories shall also perform the required testing on the entire installed electrical system. Absolutely no
self-certification by the apparatus manufacturer shall be acceptable.
MANUFACTURER'S RECORD CERTIFICATION
The contractor shall supply, at the time of delivery, at least one copy of the following documents:
1. The manufacturers record of apparatus construction details, including the following information:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.
i.
j.
k.
l.
m.
n.
o.
p.
q.
Owners name and address
Apparatus manufacturer, model, and serial number
Chassis make, model, and serial number
GAWR of front and rear axles
Front tire size and total rated capacity in pounds (kg)
Rear tire size and total rated capacity in pounds (kg)
Chassis weight distribution in pounds with water and manufacturer mounted equipment (front and rear)
Engine make, model, serial number, rated horsepower and related speed, and governed speed
Type of fuel and fuel tank capacity
Electrical system voltage and alternator output in amps
Battery make, model, and capacity in cold cranking amps (CCA)
Chassis transmission make, model, and serial number; and if so equipped, chassis transmission PTO(s) make,
model, and gear ratio
Ratios of all driving axles
Maximum governed road speed
Pump make, model, rated capacity in gallons per minute (liters per minute where applicable), and serial number
Pump transmission make, model, serial number, and gear ratio
Auxiliary pump make, model, rated capacity in gallons per minute (liters per minute where applicable), and serial
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number
r. Water tank certified capacity in gallons or liters (if applicable).
s. Aeril device type, rated in vertical height in feet, rated horizontal height in feet, and rated capacity in pounds.
t. Paint manufacturer and paint number(s)
u. Company name and signature of responsible company representative
2.
3.
4.
5.
Certification of slip resistance of all stepping, standing, and walking surfaces
If the apparatus has a fire pump, a copy of the pump manufacturers certification of suction capability.
If the apparatus has a pump, a copy of the apparatus manufacturers approval for stationary pumping applications.
If the apparatus has a pump, a copy of the engine manufacturers certified brake horsepower curve showing the
maximum governed speed.
6. If the apparatus has a pump, a copy of the pump manufacturers certification of the hydrostatic test.
7. If the apparatus has a pump, a copy of the certification of inspection and test for the fire pump.
8. If the apparatus has an aerial device, the certification of inspection and test for the aerial device.
9. If the apparatus has an aerial device, all technical information required for inspections to comply with NFPA 1914.
10. If the apparatus has a fixed line voltage power source, the certification of the test for the fixed power source
11. If the apparatus is equipped with an air system, test results of the air quality, the SCBA fill station, and the air system
installation
12. Weight documents from a certified scale showing actual loading on the front axle, rear axle(s), and overall fire
apparatus (with the water tank full but without personnel, equipment, and hose)
13. Written load analysis and results of the electrical system performance tests
14. When the apparatus is equipped with a water tank, the certification of water tank capacity
VEHICLE ROLLOVER STABILITY
The apparatus chassis shall be equipped with a stability control system and shall be certified to NFPA 1901 Rollover
Stabillity requirements.
VEHICLE DATA LOGGER - CHASSIS PROVIDED
The vehicle data logger shall be provided from the chassis manufacturer.
SEAT BELT WARNING SYSTEM - CHASSIS PROVIDED
The seat belt warning system shall be provided from the chassis manufacturer.
ZICO UHH-1 FIRE HELMET MOUNTINGS
Five (5) Zico model UHH-1 fire helmet brackets shall be provided and mounted in the apparatus cab.
Ship loose for dealer install
PAINT PROCEDURE - PPG DELFLEET BASE COAT/CLEAR COAT
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After the apparatus body has been fully assembled and all mounting holes, etc. have been either punched, machined, or
drilled, the apparatus shall be fully disassembled for the paint process. The apparatus body shall not be mounted on the
chassis during the paint process.
Masking or taping off of any portion of the apparatus during the paint process shall not be acceptable. All
compartment doors shall be painted separate from the apparatus body.
All seams or flanges on the apparatus body shall be caulked or properly sealed to prevent moist-ure accumulation in
flanged areas.
PAINT PROCESS:
The apparatus body paint procedure shall consist of an eight (8) step finishing process as follows:
1. Manual Surface Preparation: All exposed metal surfaces on the apparatus exterior shall be
thoroughly cleaned as per SSPC-SP1. All imperfections on the exterior metal surface shall be removed or filled prior to
the priming process. All exposed metal shall be thoroughly abraded using a dual orbital air power sander as per SSPCSP3.
2. Cleaning and Treatment: All surfaces shall be chemically cleaned using PPG DX436 was and grease remover
cleaning agent to remove all dirt. Oil,grease and metal oxides to ensure proper adhesion as per SSPC-SP1.
3. Self-etching Primer Application: PPG Delfleet F3960 two component acid etching primer shall be applied to the bare
metal as per bulletin DFT-041.
4. Primer/Surfacer Application: PPG K36 two component urethane primer/surfacer shall be applied to the acid etching
primer.
5. Dual Orbital Sanding: The primer/surfacer shall be thoroughly sanded to a superior smooth surface.
6. Cleaning: After sanding in step #5, all surfaces shall be chemically cleaned again using PPG DX436 was and grease
remover to remove all oil and dirt. The surface to be painted shall be clean of all oil, grease, and dirt to ensure proper
adhesion as per SSPC-SP1.
7. Primer Sealer Application: PPG Delfleet F3985/F3986/F3987 two component urethane primer/sealer shall be applied
over the thoroughly sanded and cleaned primer/surfacer as per bulletin DFT-054.
8. Topcoat Application: Two coats of PPG Delfleet FBCH basecoat color two component polyurethane paint shall be
applied to the primer sealer as per bulletin DFT-001. The base color shall be followed by two coats of PPG Delfleet
F3905 two component polyurethane clearcoat finish as per bulletin DFT-055.
DRY FILM TESTS
The apparatus manufacturer shall perform dry film readings on the painted apparatus to insure adequate paint thickness.
The total dry film readings shall be a minimum of 6.4 mils average. These readings must be measured with an ETG
ferrous/nonferrous digital dry film thickness measurement instrument. Readings must be taken from a minimum of 12
separate locations on the apparatus body. The apparatus manufacturer must record these tests and make them
available to the purchaser upon request.
PAINT PROCESS SYSTEM AUDIT
The apparatus manufacturer shall strictly follow the documented paint application procedure as provided by the paint
manufacturer. The paint manufacturer shall also perform an annual audit of the paint process.
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PPG CERTIFIED 10 YEAR PAINT WARRANTY
The apparatus body exterior finish paint shall have a 10 year warranty per the terms and conditions of the PPG written
warranty. The warranty shall be certified by the manufacturer of the paint. Documentation of this shall be provided. Any
warranty that is extended by the apparatus manufacturer and not backed by the paint manufacturer will not be acceptable.
ELECTROLYSIS CORROSION CONTROL
The apparatus shall be assembled using ECK or electrolysis corrosion control, on all high corrosion potential areas, such
as door latches, door hinges, trim plates, fenderettes, etc. This coating is a high zinc compound that shall act as a
sacrificial barrier to prevent electrolysis and corrosion between dissimilar metals. This shall be in addition to any other
barrier material that may be used.
APPARATUS BODY UNDERCOATING
The apparatus body shall be undercoated after assembly is completed. A bituminous based automotive type undercoat
shall be used. Care shall be taken to avoid undercoat application to items that would hinder normal maintenance.
THERMOPLASTIC APPARATUS BODY COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of all apparatus body compartments shall be finshed with a gray thermoplastic coating.
TIRE PRESSURE VISUAL INDICATOR
Valve stem mounted visual indicators shall be provided on each tire. The indicators shall identify the following conditions:
ALL GREEN. - Tire is properly inflated.
HALF GREEN/HALF RED - Tire is approximately 10% under inflated
ALL RED - Tire is 20% or more under inflated.
LETTERING
The Apparatus Dealer shall provide and apply all vehicle lettering and numbering.
NFPA REFLECTIVE STRIPE - DEALER SUPPLIED/INSTALLED
The reflective stripe necessary on the sides, front and rear of the apparatus shall be provided and applied by the
Apparatus Dealer.
REAR CHEVRON STRIPING - DIAMOND GRADE
A minimum of 50 percent of the rear vertical surface of the apparatus shall be be covered with 6 inch alternating 983-71
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red and 983-23 fluorescent yellow green "Diamond grade" retroreflective striping. The striping shall slop downward away
from the centerline of the apparatus at a 45 degree angle.
The retroreflective material shall conform to the requirements of ASTM D 4956 "Standard Specification for Retroreflective
Sheeting for Traffic Control", Type I or better.
ENGINE EXHAUST
The exhaust pipe from the engine shall be ahead of the rear wheels. A shield shall be provided between the apparatus
body and the exhaust pipe if necessary to deflect heat away from the body. The exhaust system shall be designed and
installed by the chassis manufacturer to comply with EPA equipment requirements.
FUEL FILL
The chassis fuel fill shall be located in the driver's side rear wheel cowel. The fill shall be located behind a highly
polished stainless steel hinged door with flush latch. The fuel fill shall be properly vented.
FRONT/REAR MUDFLAPS
Heavy duty black rubber mudflaps shall be provided on the front and rear wheels. The mudflaps shall be attached to the
apparatus in the front and the rear wheel well area using heavy duty stainless steel retention straps that are secured into
place using stainless steel fasteners.
FRONT/REAR AXLE NUT COVERS AND BABY MOONS
The front and rear axle shall have stainless steel nut covers and baby moons.
REAR PULLING EYES
Two rear 3/4" CRS pulling eyes shall be provided under the rear tailboard. The eyes shall have a minimum of a 3" clear
opening for passing chains through the eye.
"AS BUILT" APPARATUS BODY OWNERS MANUAL CD ( 2)
Two "as built" apparatus body owners manual CD's ( compact disc ) shall be provided with the apparatus. All apparatus
body electrical schematics shall be provided as well as all instructional and maintenance manuals on components
provided and permanently mounted on the apparatus. A copy of the final apparatus body build specifications shall also be
included on the CD. The CD's shall be "read only" and shall not allow modification.
To eliminate component confusion, generic CD's with equipment that is not provided on the apparatus body shall not be
acceptable.
2 LB. BAG OF FASTENERS
A 2 lb. bag of fasteners, as used in the final assembly of the apparatus, shall be provided.
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DUO-SAFETY 6FP 6' FIBERGLASS PIKE POLE
There shall be one (1) Duo-Safety model 6FP 6' fiberglass pike pole(s) shall be provided and mounted on the apparatus.
DUO-SAFETY 8FP 8' FIBERGLASS PIKE POLE
There shall be one (1) Duo-Safety model 8FP 8' fiberglass pike pole shall be provided and mounted on the apparatus.
ZIAMATIC SAC-44 ALUMINUM WHEEL CHOCKS
One set of two Zico model SAC-44 folding wheel chocks shall be provided. Two "underbody" horizontal brackets (SQCH44-H) shall be provided and installed under the body compartments.
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TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1.
BID FORM:
Bids must be submitted on this form only and bear the handwritten signature of an
authorized representative of the firm to be considered valid. Unless otherwise
stated by the City, no bidder may withdraw his bid within a period of thirty (30)
days after the date set for the opening of bids.
2.
BID RETURN ENVELOPE:
ALL bids must be sealed and returned in the official City of Athens BID
RETURN ENVELOPE included in the bid package. If the bid documents you are
returning exceed what this envelope can hold, tape the completed bid return
envelope to the OUTSIDE of the envelope/package that you are using.
ALL bids must be SEALED and properly identified with the name and address of
bidder; the date, time, bid number and project title on the OUTSIDE of the bid
return envelope.
3.
INSURANCE: A sheet of minimum “INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS” shall be
attached to these terms and conditions when applicable. This sheet is provided for
you and your insurance company.
4.
Prices shall be quoted FOB Athens, TN. Delivery to City of Athens locations
shall be without additional charge unless otherwise requested by the City of
Athens.
5.
Failure to examine any drawings, specifications, and instructions will be at
bidder’s risk. If bidder is in doubt as to the true meaning of any part of the
drawings, specifications, and instructions or other documents, he should submit a
written request for an interpretation to the Director of Finance. An interpretation
of the document will be made only by addendum issued by the Director of
Finance to each firm to whom an invitation was forwarded. The City will not be
responsible for explanations or interpretations of bid documents except as issued
in accordance herewith.
6.
Where a brand or trade name appears in the specifications, it is understood that
the brand or trade name referred to, or its approved equivalent, shall be furnished.
If no mention is made of any exceptions, it is assumed that he is bidding on the
article mentioned and not an approved equivalent. If a brand name is listed in the
bid package and a vendor intends to bid another name it is the responsibility of
the bidder to notify the Director of Finance of his intent to do so by seven (7) days
prior to bid opening. This is to allow time to evaluate equipment or product.
Failure to do so disqualifies you as a bidder. An approved equivalent is defined
as a bid item that meets or exceeds every specification provided in the bid
specifications and is approved by the City of Athens. However, the City of
Athens reserves the right to choose a specific name brand if standardizing to
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accommodate parts supply, knowledge of maintenance, and to prevent the
purchase of specialty tools.
7.
The bidder is requested to attach brochure-type information and written
specifications on the supplies furnished. All guarantees and warranties should be
clearly stated.
8.
Prices quoted for all machinery, equipment, and vehicles shall include complete
parts manual(s), maintenance manual(s), service manual(s), and operator’s
manual(s) without additional charge and are to be delivered with the unit.
9.
Bids and modifications or corrections thereof received after the closing time
specified will not be considered. The City is not responsible for delays in
delivery by mail, courier, etc.
10.
Any exceptions to these terms or conditions or deviations from written
specifications will be shown in writing and attached to the bid form.
11.
Any alteration, erasure, additions to or omission of requested information, change
of the specifications or bidding schedule, is made at the risk of the bidder and
shall result in the rejection of the bid unless such changes are authorized by the
specifications.
12.
In the event cash discounts are offered by the bidder, the discount date shall begin
with the date of the invoice or the date of receipt of all material covered by the
order/contract, whichever is the later date.
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Charges for boxing or cartage will not be allowed unless previously agreed upon.
14.
Default in promised delivery and failure to comply with specifications authorizes
the City to purchase supplies elsewhere and charge the difference to defaulting
Vendor.
15.
Bidder agrees to defend and save the City of Athens from and against all
demands, claims, suits, costs, expenses, damages, and judgments based upon
infringement of any patents relating to goods specified in this order or the
ordinary use or operation of such goods by the City or use or operation of such
goods in accordance with bidder’s direction.
16.
In case of error or discrepancy in the mathematics of the bid price, the unit prices
shall prevail.
17.
By submission of a signed bid, the bidder certifies total compliance with Title VI
and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended and all regulations
promulgated thereunder, as the City of Athens does not discriminate based on
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race, color, or national origin in federal or state sponsored programs, pursuant to
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 USC 2000d).
18.
Contracts and purchases will be made or entered into with the lowest, responsible,
compliant bidder meeting specifications for the particular grade or class of
material, work or service desired in the best interest and advantage to the City of
Athens. Responsible bidder is defined as a bidder whose reputation, past
performance, and business and financial capabilities are such that he would be
judged by the appropriate City authority to be capable of satisfying the City’s
needs for a specific contract or purchase order.
19.
The City reserves the right to determine the low bidder either on the basis of the
individual items or on the basis of all items included in its INVITATION TO
BID, unless otherwise expressly provided in the INVITATION TO BID. The
City reserves the right to accept any item or group of items of any kind and to
modify or cancel in whole or in part, its INVITATION TO BID.
20.
The City reserves the right to determine the low bidder by durability and
maintenance cost over the life of the vehicle or equipment. This may be done by
means of past experience or research. Initial cost may not determine low bid.
21.
All contracts or purchase orders issued for this award will be governed by the
laws of the State of Tennessee.
Bidder’s company name, signature, and date indicate that these terms and conditions have
been read, understood, and accepted.
DATE:____________________
BIDDER’S COMPANY NAME _____________________________________________
COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE:
_____________________________________
(Printed Name)
______________________________
(Written Signature)
TELEPHONE _________________________
FAX _________________________
EMAIL ______________________________
THIS DOCUMENT MUST BE SIGNED AND RETURNED WITH BID
REVISED: 11/06
CITY OF ATHENS
STANDARD INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
1.
Statutory Workers’ Compensation Insurance
(a)
Employers Liability:
Bodily Injury by Accident - $100,000 each accident
Bodily Injury by Disease - $500,000 policy limit
Bodily Injury by Disease - $100,000 each employee
NOTE: WC coverage may be waived if the contractor is the sole proprietor only,
with no employees, and can provide the City of Athens with an APPROVED
I-5 form from the Department of Labor.
2.
Comprehensive General Liability Insurance
(a)
$700,000 limit of liability per occurrence for bodily injury and property
damage.
(b)
Comprehensive form covering all owned, non-owned, and hired vehicles
3.
Auto Liability Insurance
(a)
$1,000,000 limit of liability per occurrence for bodily injury and property
damage.
(b)
Comprehensive form covering all owned, non-owned, and hired vehicles
4.
City of Athens (and any applicable Authority) should be shown as an additional
insured on General Liability, Auto Liability, and Umbrella Liability policies.
5.
The cancellation provision should provide 30 days notice of cancellation.
6.
Certificate Holder should read:
City of Athens
815 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303
7.
Insurance company must have an A.M. Best Rating of A-6 or higher.
8.
Insurance company must be licensed to do business by the Tennessee Secretary of
State.
9.
Insurance company must be authorized to do business in Tennessee by the
Tennessee Insurance Department.
REVISED 01/28/09
FROM:
NAME/ADDRESS OF BIDDER
______________________________________________________
______________________________________________________
______________________________________________________
TO BE OPENED: DATE__________________________________ TIME________________________
BID/RFQ NO. _________________ PROJECT______________________________________________
CONTRACTOR’S REQUIREMENTS:
NAME_________________________________________ LICENSE NO._________________________
EXPIRATION DATE _____________________ CLASSIFICATION____________________________
SUB REQUIREMENTS:
NAME_________________________________________ LICENSE NO._________________________
EXPIRATION DATE _____________________ CLASSIFICATION_____________________________
NAME_________________________________________ LICENSE NO._________________________
EXPIRATION DATE _____________________ CLASSIFICATION_____________________________
NAME_________________________________________ LICENSE NO._________________________
EXPIRATION DATE _____________________ CLASSIFICATION_____________________________
NAME_________________________________________ LICENSE NO._________________________
EXPIRATION DATE _____________________ CLASSIFICATION_____________________________
ANY OTHER SUBS, LIST ON SEPARATE PAPER AND ATTACH TO BACK OF ENVELOPE
TO:
PURCHASING DIVISION
CITY OF ATHENS
815 N. Jackson Street
P.O. Box 849
Athens, TN 37371-0849
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
When finalizing your bid proposal, please use the following checklist to
ensure that you have signed and included all necessary documents for
your bid to be considered. FAILURE TO INCLUDE ALL REQUESTED
DOCUMENTS SHALL DISQUALIFY YOUR BID AND IT WILL NOT BE
CONSIDERED.
Have you:
 Signed the bid request form and included it in the bid submittal
 Signed the Terms and Conditions and included it in the bid
submittal
 Provided a certificate of insurance according to the City’s
Insurance Requirements naming the City of Athens, TN as an
additional insured, or a letter from your insurance provider
stating that insurance requirements will be met upon the bid
being awarded and included it in the bid submittal
 Completely filled out any bid cost sheets or other information
stating the amount of your bid and included it in the bid
submittal
 Filled out and returned your bid in a sealed envelope and taped
the bid return address sheet to the outside of the bid submittal.
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