SPEARFISH VOL FIRE DEPT Spearfish Specifications SVI Job #918

SPEARFISH VOL FIRE DEPT Spearfish Specifications SVI Job #918
SPEARFISH VOL FIRE DEPT
Spearfish Specifications
SVI Job #918
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Table of Contents
SCOPE AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS ...................................................................................................... 7
GENERAL CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN ..................................................................................................... 8
ACCESSIBILITY ..................................................................................................................................................... 8
MATERIALS ............................................................................................................................................................ 9
QUALITY AND WORKMANSHIP ........................................................................................................................ 9
INTERNET IN-PROCESS SITE ............................................................................................................................ 9
ROADABILITY ........................................................................................................................................................ 9
SERVICEABILITY ................................................................................................................................................ 10
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION ............................................................................................................. 10
OPERATIONS AND SERVICE DOCUMENTATION ...................................................................................... 11
NFPA REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FORMAT - USB FLASH DRIVE .................................................. 12
CARRYING CAPACITY ....................................................................................................................................... 12
TESTING ................................................................................................................................................................ 13
ROAD TEST .......................................................................................................................................................... 13
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST .......................................................... 14
TEST SEQUENCE ................................................................................................................................................ 14
1. RESERVE CAPACITY TEST ........................................................................................................................ 14
2. ALTERNATOR PERFORMANCE TEST ..................................................................................................... 14
TEST AT IDLE ....................................................................................................................................................... 14
TEST AT FULL LOAD ......................................................................................................................................... 14
3. LOW VOLTAGE ALARM TEST ................................................................................................................... 15
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST .......................................................... 15
DOCUMENTATION .............................................................................................................................................. 15
UL 120/240 VAC CERTIFICATION ................................................................................................................... 15
DIELECTRIC VOLTAGE WITHSTAND TEST ................................................................................................. 16
WARRANTY .......................................................................................................................................................... 17
GENERAL LIMITED WARRANTY - TWO (2) YEARS ................................................................................... 17
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL WARRANTY - FIVE (5) YEARS ................................................................ 17
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STRUCTURAL WARRANTY - FIFTEEN (15) YEARS ................................................................................... 17
UNDERCOAT WARRANTY ................................................................................................................................ 17
PAINT LIMITED WARRANTY - TEN (10) YEARS.......................................................................................... 18
GRAPHICS LIMITED WARRANTY ................................................................................................................... 18
CONSTRUCTION PERIOD ................................................................................................................................. 18
OVERALL HEIGHT REQUIREMENT................................................................................................................ 18
OVERALL LENGTH ............................................................................................................................................. 18
OVERALL WIDTH ................................................................................................................................................ 18
PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE ........................................................................................................... 19
PRE-PAINT CONFERENCE ............................................................................................................................... 19
FINAL INSPECTION CONFERENCE ............................................................................................................... 19
DELIVERY AND DEMONSTRATION ............................................................................................................... 19
ENGINEERING SUPPORT AT PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING ............................................................. 20
CHASSIS MODIFICATIONS ............................................................................................................................... 70
LUBRICATION AND TIRE DATA PLATE ........................................................................................................ 70
VEHICLE DATA PLATE ...................................................................................................................................... 70
OVERALL HEIGHT, LENGTH DATA PLATE (US) ........................................................................................ 71
A final stage manufacturer vehicle certification label shall be provided and installed in the driver cab
door jamb area....................................................................................................................................................... 71
FRONT BUMPER ................................................................................................................................................. 72
BUMPER GRAVELSHIELD ................................................................................................................................ 72
RESCUE BUMPER COMPARTMENT .............................................................................................................. 72
FRONT BUMPER GROUND LIGHTS ............................................................................................................... 73
AIR HORN(S) ........................................................................................................................................................ 73
FRONT TOW PROVISIONS ............................................................................................................................... 73
EXHAUST .............................................................................................................................................................. 74
RADIO/ANTENNA INSTALLATION .................................................................................................................. 74
SEAT BELT COLOR ............................................................................................................................................ 74
SEAT BELT WEB LENGTH - CUSTOM CAB ................................................................................................. 74
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SEAT BELT / VDR SYSTEM - CUSTOM CAB................................................................................................ 74
HELMET STORAGE ............................................................................................................................................ 75
CAB CRASH TEST CERTIFICATION .............................................................................................................. 75
CAB MIRRORS, DRIVER ADJUSTABLE ........................................................................................................ 75
AIR BRAKE SYSTEM QUICK BUILD-UP........................................................................................................ 76
ROAD EMERGENCY SAFETY KIT................................................................................................................... 76
INTERIOR UNDER CABINET LED LIGHTS ................................................................................................... 77
FUEL FILL.............................................................................................................................................................. 77
BODY DESIGN...................................................................................................................................................... 77
EXTERIOR ALUMINUM BODY.......................................................................................................................... 78
ROOF CONSTRUCTION ..................................................................................................................................... 79
BODY SUBFRAME .............................................................................................................................................. 79
BODY MOUNTING ............................................................................................................................................... 79
BOLTED, 10" REAR STEP BUMPER .............................................................................................................. 80
REAR TOW EYES ................................................................................................................................................ 80
TRAILER HITCH ................................................................................................................................................... 80
GROUND LIGHTS ................................................................................................................................................ 80
WHEEL WELL EXTERIOR PANEL................................................................................................................... 80
STAINLESS STEEL BODY FENDERS ............................................................................................................ 80
WHEEL WELL LINERS ....................................................................................................................................... 81
BODY PAINT SPECIFICATIONS ...................................................................................................................... 81
BODY PAINT PREPARATION ........................................................................................................................... 81
PAINT PROCESS ................................................................................................................................................. 81
MACHINE POLISHED ......................................................................................................................................... 81
PAINT - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ............................................................................................................... 82
BODY UNDERCOATING .................................................................................................................................... 82
UNDERCOAT WARRANTY ................................................................................................................................ 82
PAINT WARRANTY ............................................................................................................................................. 82
COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH ................................................................................................................ 83
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REFLECTIVE STRIPE REQUIREMENTS ........................................................................................................ 83
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - CAB SIDE................................................................................................................... 83
CHEVRON STRIPE - CAB BUMPER ............................................................................................................... 83
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - CAB DOOR INTERIOR ............................................................................................ 84
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - BODY SIDES ............................................................................................................. 84
CHEVRON REFLECTIVE STRIPE - REAR SIDES PANELS ....................................................................... 84
LETTERING ........................................................................................................................................................... 84
SIDE CAB DOOR LETTERING .......................................................................................................................... 85
UPPER BODY SIDE LETTERING ..................................................................................................................... 85
REAR BODY LETTERING .................................................................................................................................. 85
FRONT OF CAB LETTERING ............................................................................................................................ 85
CAB ROOF LETTERING .................................................................................................................................... 85
EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT DOORS ............................................................................................................. 85
ROLL-UP DOOR CONSTRUCTION - ROBINSON (ROM) ........................................................................... 85
BODY HEIGHT MEASUREMENTS ................................................................................................................... 86
ROOF ACCESS STAIRWAY ................................................................................. Error! Bookmark not defined.
FOLD-DOWN STEP ................................................................................................ Error! Bookmark not defined.
REAR BODY HANDRAILS ................................................................................................................................. 88
BODY WIDTH DIMENSIONS ............................................................................................................................. 88
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (S1) .............................................................................................. 88
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................. 88
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEELS (S2) ........................................................ 90
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................. 91
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - ABOVE REAR WHEELS (S3) ............................................................... 92
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................. 92
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (S4) ................................................................................................ 93
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................. 93
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (C1) .................................................................................................. 94
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................. 94
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CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEEL (C2) ............................................................... 96
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................. 96
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - ABOVE REAR WHEEL (C3)...................................................................... 97
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................. 98
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (C4) .................................................................................................... 98
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT................................................................................................................................. 99
ROOF ACCESS STAIRWAY ............................................................................................................................ 100
STAIRWAY HANDRAILS.................................................................................................................................. 100
ROPE TIE-OFF OR PORTABLE WINCH RECEIVERS ............................................................................... 100
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM- 12 VDC...................................................................................... 103
12 VOLT DIAGNOSTIC RELAY CONTROL CENTER ................................................................................ 105
ROCKER SWITCH PANEL ............................................................................................................................... 105
BATTERY SYSTEM ........................................................................................................................................... 106
BATTERY SWITCH ............................................................................................................................................ 106
BATTERY SOLENOID ....................................................................................................................................... 107
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT................................................................................................................... 107
CAB HAZARD WARNING LIGHT ................................................................................................................... 107
BACK-UP ALARM.............................................................................................................................................. 107
TAIL LIGHTS ....................................................................................................................................................... 107
MIDSHIP MARKER/TURN SIGNAL ................................................................................................................ 108
MARKER LIGHTS .............................................................................................................................................. 108
CAB STEP LIGHTS / GROUND LIGHTS ....................................................................................................... 108
LICENSE PLATE MOUNTING BRACKET..................................................................................................... 108
ELECTRONIC SIREN ........................................................................................................................................ 108
SIREN SPEAKER ............................................................................................................................................... 108
REAR SCENE LIGHTS...................................................................................................................................... 108
TRAFFIC DIRECTIONAL LIGHT ..................................................................................................................... 109
WARNING LIGHT PACKAGE .......................................................................................................................... 109
UPPER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES .......................................................................................... 109
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LOWER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES ......................................................................................... 111
ONAN PTO GENERATOR ................................................................................................................................ 112
GENERATOR ENGAGEMENT ........................................................................................................................ 113
WARRANTY PERIOD ........................................................................................................................................ 113
GENERATOR SPLASH GUARD ..................................................................................................................... 113
GENERATOR MOUNTING ............................................................................................................................... 113
MANUALS AND SCHEMATICS ...................................................................................................................... 114
POWER-TAKE-OFF GENERATOR DRIVE ................................................................................................... 114
LOADCENTER .................................................................................................................................................... 114
GENERATOR MONITORING PANEL ............................................................................................................ 115
SHORE POWER INLET - BATTERY CHARGER ......................................................................................... 115
OUTLETS AND CIRCUITS ............................................................................................................................... 115
LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM ...................................................................................................... 116
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS ........................................................................................................................... 116
120/240 VAC SCENE LIGHTING..................................................................................................................... 122
SIDE UPPER RECESSED SCENE LIGHTS .................................................................................................. 122
REAR UPPER RECESSED SCENE LIGHTS ................................................................................................ 122
REAR TRIPOD SCENE LIGHTS ..................................................................................................................... 123
EQUIPMENT PAYLOAD WEIGHT ALLOWANCE ....................................................................................... 123
EQUIPMENT ........................................................................................................................................................ 123
REMAINING NFPA MINOR EQUIPMENT BY PURCHASER .................................................................... 125
SCOPE AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
It is the intent of the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT to secure an emergency apparatus to
withstand the continuous use encountered in the emergency service. The apparatus shall be of the latest type,
symmetrically proportioned and constructed with due consideration of the load to be sustained.
All parts not specifically mentioned herein, but which are necessary in order to furnish a complete emergency
apparatus, shall be furnished and shall conform to the best practices known to the emergency industry.
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The apparatus and all major components shall be manufactured in North America. Where the following detailed
specifications require specific brand names, model number, dimension or capacities of components such as:
axles, brakes, spring suspension, frame, steering gear, drive line, universal joints, engine transmission, alternator,
batteries, air brake system, they have been specified for the service because of their reliability/availability of
replacement parts on a local basis.
All specifications herein contained are considered as minimum. No exceptions to these minimum standards shall
be allowed relating to gauge, alloy, and type of metal, size of compartments and overall design.
The delivered apparatus shall have a certified G.V.W.R. weight sticker applied to vehicle on delivery to assure the
apparatus meets all laws pertaining to the weight carrying capacity of the vehicle.
GENERAL CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN
The design of the equipment shall be in accordance with the best engineering practices. The equipment design
and accessory installation shall permit accessibility for use, maintenance and service. All components and
assemblies shall be free of hazardous protrusions, sharp edges, cracks or other elements which might cause
injury to personnel or equipment. All components shall be designed and protected so that heavy rains or other
adverse weather conditions will not interfere with normal servicing or operation.
All oil, hydraulic and air tubing lines, and electrical wiring shall be located in protective positions properly attached
to the frame or body structure and shall have protective loom or grommets at each point where they pass through
structural members, except where a through frame connector is necessary.
The apparatus shall be designed and the equipment mounted with due consideration to distribution of load
between the front and rear axles so that all specified equipment including personnel will be carried without injury
to the apparatus. All dimensions are approximate and subject to a plus or minus 1/4" tolerance.
The following specifications describe minimum requirements for an emergency services vehicle designed for
severe duty applications.
The materials specified are considered absolute minimum.
Subletting any part of the fabrication, painting, or finishing of the apparatus will not be acceptable.
ACCESSIBILITY
Parts and components shall be located or positioned for rapid and simple inspection and recognition of excessive
wear or potential failure. Whenever functional layout of operating components determines that physical or visual
interference between items cannot be avoided, the item predicted to require the most maintenance shall be
located for best accessibility.
Cover plates which must be removed for component adjustment or part removal should be equipped with quick
disconnect fasteners or hinged panels.
Drains, filler plugs, grease fittings, hydraulic lines, bleeders, and check points for all components should be
located so that they are readily accessible and do not require special tools for proper servicing. Design practices
should minimize the number of tools required for maintenance.
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MATERIALS
The materials specifications are considered absolute minimum. Exceptions will not be accepted or permitted since
all raw materials of specified type are available to all manufacturers. Since all manufacturers have the ability to
shear, break and weld as these specifications require, all basic design requirements shall be complied with.
Materials shall conform to the specifications listed herein. When not specifically listed, materials shall be of the
best quality for purpose of commercial practice. Materials shall be free of all defects and imperfections that might
affect the serviceability of finished product.
QUALITY AND WORKMANSHIP
The manufacturing process, including quality control, shall be consistent with present industry standards. All
equipment, material, and articles required under these specifications are to be new or fabricated from new
materials produced from recovered materials. The term "Recovered Materials" means materials which have been
collected or recovered from solid waste and reprocessed to become a source of raw materials, as opposed to
virgin raw materials. None of the above shall be interpreted to mean that the use of used or rebuilt products is
allowed under this document. The term "Heavy Duty", as used to describe an item, shall mean in excess of the
standard, quantity, quality, or capacity and represents the best, most durable, strongest, etc., part, component,
system, etc., that is available. The SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT or their designate shall be
the sole judge of quality, construction and stability of the apparatus and equipment being offered.
Welding shall not be employed in the assembly of the apparatus in a manner that will prevent the ready removal
of any component part for service or repair. All steel and stainless steel welding shall be done to American
Welding Society D1.1-83 recommendations for structural steel welding. All aluminum welding shall be done to
American Welding Society and ANSI D1.2-83 requirements for structural welding of aluminum.
Defective components shall not be furnished. Parts, equipment, and assemblies, which have been repaired or
modified to overcome deficiencies, shall not be furnished without the approval of the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER
FIRE DEPARTMENT. Welded, bolted, and riveted construction utilized shall be in accordance with the highest
standards of the industry. Component parts and units shall be manufactured to definite standard dimensions with
proper fits, clearances, and uniformity. General appearance of the vehicle shall not show any evidence of poor
quality of work.
INTERNET IN-PROCESS SITE
The manufacturer shall post and maintain a website where the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
will be able to view digital images of their apparatus as its being built. The digital images shall be posted once a
week starting when the body begins production or when the cab/chassis arrives and shall continue until the final
completion of unit.
VEHICLE STABILITY SUPPLIED WITH CAB/CHASSIS
The cab/chassis shall be equipped with a stability control system. The system shall have, at a minimum, a
steering wheel position sensor, a vehicle yaw sensor, a lateral accelerometer and individual wheel brake controls.
ROADABILITY
The apparatus, when loaded to its estimated in-service weight, shall be capable of the following performance
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while on dry, paved roads that are in good condition:
1) From a standing start, the apparatus shall be able to attain a speed of 35 mph (55 km/hr) within 25 seconds
on a level road.
2) The apparatus shall be able to attain a minimum top speed of 50 mph (80 km/hr) on a level road.
3) The apparatus shall be able to maintain a speed of at least 20 mph (32 km/hr) on any grade up to and
including 6 percent.
The maximum top speed of fire apparatus with a GVWR over 26,000 lb (11,800 kg) shall not exceed either 68
mph (105 km/hr) or the manufacturer’s maximum fire service speed rating for the tires installed on the apparatus,
whichever is lower.
If the combined water tank and foam agent tank capacities on the fire apparatus exceed 1250 gal (4732 L), or the
GVWR of the vehicle is over 50,000 lb (22,680 kg), the maximum top speed of the apparatus shall not exceed
either 60 mph (85 km/ hr) or the manufacturer’s maximum fire service speed rating for the tires installed on the
apparatus, whichever is lower.
SERVICEABILITY
The fire apparatus shall be designed to allow the manufacturer’s recommended routine maintenance checks of
lubricant and fluid levels to be performed by the operator without lifting the cab of a tilt-cab apparatus or without
the need for hand tools.
Where special tools are required for routine service on any component of the apparatus, such tools shall be
provided with the apparatus.
Apparatus components that interfere with repair or removal of other major components shall be attached with
fasteners, such as cap screws and nuts, so that the components can be removed and installed with ordinary hand
tools. These components shall not be welded or otherwise permanently secured into place.
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION
The contractor shall supply, at the time of delivery, at least one (1) copy of the following documents:
The manufacturers record of apparatus construction details, including the following information:
1) Owner’s name and address
2) Apparatus manufacturer, model, and serial number
3) Chassis make, model, and serial number
a) GAWR of front and rear axles and GVWR
b) Front tire size and total rated capacity in pounds (kilograms)
c) Rear tire size and total rated capacity in pounds (kilograms)
d) Chassis weight distribution in pounds (kilograms) with water and manufacturer-mounted equipment (front
and rear)
e) Engine make, model, serial number, rated horsepower and related speed, and governed speed; and if so
equipped, engine transmission PTO(s) make, model, and gear ratio
f) Type of fuel and fuel tank capacity
g) Electrical system voltage and alternator output in amps
h) Battery make, model, and capacity in cold cranking amps (CCA)
i) Chassis transmission make, model, and serial number; and if so equipped, chassis transmission PTO(s)
make, model, and gear ratio
4) Pump make, model, rated capacity in gallons per minute (liters per minute where applicable), and serial
number
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5) Pump transmission make, model, serial number, and gear ratio
6) Auxiliary pump make, model, rated capacity in gallons per minute (liters per minute where applicable), and
serial number
7) Water and Foam tank certified capacity in gallons or liters
8) Paint manufacturer and paint number(s)
9) Company name and signature of responsible company representative
10) If the apparatus is a mobile foam fire apparatus, the certification of foam tank capacity
11) Certification of compliance of the optical warning system
12) Siren manufacturer’s certification of the siren
13) Written load analysis and results of the electrical system performance tests
14) Certification of slip resistance of all stepping, standing, and walking surfaces
15) If the apparatus has a fire pump, the pump manufacturer’s certification of suction capability
16) If the apparatus is equipped with a fire pump and special conditions are specified by the purchaser, the pump
manufacturer’s certification of suction capacity under the special conditions
17) If the apparatus has a fire pump, a copy of the apparatus manufacturer’s approval for stationary pumping
applications
18) If the apparatus has a fire pump, the engine manufacturer’s certified brake horsepower curve for the engine
furnished, showing the maximum governed speed
19) If the apparatus has a fire pump, the pump manufacturer’s certification of the hydrostatic test
20) If the apparatus has a fire pump, the certification of inspection and test for the fire pump
21) If the apparatus is equipped with an auxiliary pump, the apparatus manufacturer’s certification of the
hydrostatic test
22) When the apparatus is equipped with a water tank, the certification of water tank capacity
23) If the apparatus has a foam proportioning system, the foam proportioning system manufacturer’s certification
of accuracy and the final installer’s certification the foam proportioning system meets this standard
24) If the system has a CAFS, the documentation of the manufacturer’s pre delivery tests
25) If the apparatus has a line voltage power source, the certification of the test for the power source
26) If the apparatus is equipped with an air system, air tank certificates, the SCBA fill station certification, and the
results of the testing of the air system installation
27) Any other required manufacturer test data or reports.
OPERATIONS AND SERVICE DOCUMENTATION
The Contractor shall deliver with the fire apparatus at least two (2) sets of complete operation and service
documentation covering the completed apparatus as delivered and accepted.
The documentation shall address at least the inspection, service, and operations of the fire apparatus and all
major components thereof.
The Contractor shall also deliver with the fire apparatus the following documentation for the entire apparatus and
each major operating system or major component of the apparatus:
28)
1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
Manufacturer’s name and address
Country of manufacture
Source for service and technical information
Parts replacement information
Descriptions, specifications, and ratings of the chassis, pump (if applicable), and aerial device (if applicable)
Wiring diagrams for low voltage and line voltage systems to include the following information:
6) Pictorial representations of circuit logic for all electrical components and wiring
j) Circuit identification
k) Connector pin identification
l) Zone location of electrical components
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p)
7)
8)
9)
10)
11)
12)
13)
14)
15)
16)
17)
18)
m) Safety interlocks
n) Alternator–battery power distribution circuits
o) Input/output assignment sheets or equivalent circuit logic implemented in multiplexing systems
Lubrication charts
Operating instructions for the chassis, any major components such as a pump or aerial device, and any
auxiliary systems
Precautions related to multiple configurations of aerial devices, if applicable
Instructions regarding the frequency and procedure for recommended maintenance
Overall apparatus operating instructions
Safety considerations
Limitations of use
Inspection procedures
Recommended service procedures
Troubleshooting guide
Apparatus body, chassis and other component manufacturer’s warranties
Special data required by this standard
A material safety data sheet (MSDS) for any fluid that is specified for use on the apparatus
The Contractor shall deliver with the apparatus all manufacturer's operations and service documents supplied with
components and equipment that are installed or supplied by the Contractor.
NFPA REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION FORMAT - USB FLASH DRIVE
The vehicle construction details and the operations and service documentation as required per NFPA 1901 latest
edition shall be provided on a USB Flash Drive. These manuals shall be divided into sections for ease of
reference. There shall be two (2) USB flash drives provided with the completed vehicle.
There shall be one (1) printed copies of the manual provided with the apparatus.
SHOP NOTES
Printed manual will have reference tabs for each section. Adjusted price.
CARRYING CAPACITY
The GAWR and the GCWR or GVWR of the chassis shall be adequate to carry the weight of the completed
vehicle when loaded to its estimated in-service weight. The Body Manufacturer shall establish the estimated in
service weight during the design of the vehicle
The estimated in-service weight shall include the following:
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1)
2)
3)
4)
5)
6)
The chassis, body and tank(s)
Full fuel, lubricant, and other chassis or component fluid tanks or reservoirs
Full water and other agent tanks
*250 lb (114 kg) in each seating position
Fixed equipment such as pumps, aerial devices, generators, reels and air systems as installed
Ground ladders, suction hose, designed hose load in their hose beds and on their reels
An allowance for miscellaneous equipment that is the greatest of the values for type of vehicle per NFPA
1901, a Purchaser provided list of equipment to be carried with weights or a Purchaser specified
miscellaneous equipment allowance.
The Body Manufacturer shall engineer and design the vehicle such that the completed unit, when loaded to its
estimated in-service weight, with all movable weights distributed as close as is practical to their intended in-
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service configuration, does not exceed the GVWR.
A final Body Manufacturer’s certification of the GVWR or GCWR, along with a certification of each GAWR, shall
be supplied on a label affixed to the vehicle.
Apparatus Type
Equip. Storage Area
Special Service Fire Minimum of 120 cu ft
Apparatus
(3.4 cu mt) of enclosed
compartmentation.
Apparatus Size
10,000 lb to 15,000 lb
(4,500 kg to 7,000 kg)
GVWR
15,001 lb to 20,000 lb
(7,001 kg to 9,000 kg)
GVWR
20,001 lb to 30,000 lb
(9,001 kg to 14,000 kg)
GVWR
30,001 lb to 40,000 lb
(14,001 kg to 18,000 kg)
GVWR
40,001 lb to 50,000 lb
(18,001 kg to 23,000 kg)
GVWR
50,001 lb to 60,000 lb
(23,001 kg to 27,000 kg)
GVWR
60,001 lb and up
(27,001 kg)
GVWR
Equipment Allowance
lb.
kg.
2,000
910
2,500
1,135
3,000
1,350
4,000
1,800
6,000
2,700
8,000
3.600
10,000
4,500
TESTING
ROAD TEST
Road test shall be conducted in accordance with this section to verify that the completed apparatus is capable of
compliance with Roadability Section.
The tests shall be conducted at a location and in a manner that does not violate local, state or provincial or federal
traffic laws.
The tests shall be conducted on dry, level, paved roads that are in good condition. The apparatus shall be loaded
to its estimated in service weight.
The engine shall not operate in excess of the maximum governed speed. Acceleration tests shall consist of two
runs in opposite directions over the same route. The fire apparatus shall attain a speed of 35 mph (55 km/hr) from
a standing start within 25 seconds. The fire apparatus shall attain a minimum top speed of 50 mph (80 km/hr).
If the apparatus is equipped with an auxiliary braking system, the Body Manufacturer shall road test the system to
confirm that the system is functioning as intended by the auxiliary braking system manufacturer.
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If the apparatus is equipped with an air brake system, the service brakes shall bring the apparatus, when loaded
to its GVWR, to a complete stop from an initial speed of 20 mph (32.2 km/hr) in a distance not exceeding 35 ft
(10.7 m) by actual measurement on a paved, level, dry surface road that is free of loose material, oil or grease.
If the apparatus is equipped with a hydraulic brake system, the service brakes shall bring the apparatus, when
loaded to its GVWR, to a complete stop from an initial speed of 30 mph (48.2 km/hr) in a distance not exceeding
88 ft (26.8 m) by actual measurement on a paved, level, dry surface road that is free of loose material, oil or
grease.
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST
The vehicles low voltage electrical system shall be tested and certified by the manufacturer. The certified test
results shall be delivered with the completed vehicle. Tests shall be performed when the air temperature is
between 0°F and 110°F (–18°C and 43°C).
TEST SEQUENCE
The following three (3) tests shall be performed in the order in which they appear below. Before each test, the
batteries shall be fully charged until the voltage stabilizes at the voltage regulator set point and the lowest charge
current is maintained for ten (10) minutes. Failure of any of these tests shall require a repeat of the sequence.
1. RESERVE CAPACITY TEST
The engine shall be started and kept running until the engine and engine compartment temperatures are
stabilized at normal operating temperatures and the battery system is fully charged. The engine shall be shut off
and the minimum continuous electrical load shall be activated for ten (10) minutes.
All electrical loads shall be turned off prior to attempting to restart the engine. The battery system shall then be
capable of restarting the engine. Failure to restart the engine shall be considered a test failure of the battery
system.
2. ALTERNATOR PERFORMANCE TEST
TEST AT IDLE
The minimum continuous electrical load shall be activated with the engine running at idle speed. The engine
temperature shall be stabilized at normal operating temperature. The battery system shall be tested to detect the
presence of battery discharge current. The detection of battery discharge current shall be considered a test
failure.
TEST AT FULL LOAD
The total continuous electrical load shall be activated with the engine running up to the engine manufacturer’s
governed speed. The test duration shall be a minimum of two (2) hours. Activation of the load management
system shall be permitted during this test.
An alarm sounded by excessive battery discharge, as detected by the warning system required in 13.3.4, or a
system voltage of less than 11.8 V dc for a 12 V nominal system, 23.6 V dc for a 24 V nominal system, or 35.4 V
dc for a 42 V nominal system for more than 120 seconds shall be considered a test failure.
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3. LOW VOLTAGE ALARM TEST
The following test shall be started with the engine off and the battery voltage at or above 12 V for a 12 V nominal
system, 24 V for a 24 V nominal system or 36 V for a 42 V nominal system.
With the engine shut off, the total continuous electrical load shall be activated and shall continue to be applied
until the excessive battery discharge alarm activates. The battery voltage shall be measured at the battery
terminals.
The test shall be considered a failure if the alarm does not sound in less than 140 seconds after the voltage drops
to 11.70 V for a 12 V nominal system, 23.4 V dc for a 24 V nominal system, or 35.1 V for a 42 V nominal system.
The battery system shall then be able to restart the engine. Failure to restart the engine shall be considered a test
failure.
LOW VOLTAGE - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST
DOCUMENTATION
The manufacturer shall deliver the following with the fire apparatus:
7) Documentation of the electrical system performance tests
1) A written electrical load analysis, including the following:
2) The nameplate rating of the alternator
q) The alternator rating
r) Each of the component loads specified that make up the minimum continuous electrical load
s) Additional electrical loads that, when added to the minimum continuous electrical load, determine the total
continuous electrical load
t) Each individual intermittent electrical load
UL 120/240 VAC CERTIFICATION
The 120/240 volt electrical system shall be third-party, independent, audit-certified through Underwriters
Laboratory (UL) to the current edition of NFPA 1901 to perform as listed below;
The prime mover shall be started from a cold start condition, and the unloaded voltage and frequency shall be
recorded.
The line voltage electrical system shall be loaded to at least 100% of the continuous rated wattage stated on the
power source specification label. Testing with a resistive load bank shall be permitted.
The power source shall be operated in the manner specified by the apparatus manufacturer as documented on
instruction plates or in operation manuals. The power source shall be operated at a minimum of 100% of the
continuous rated wattage as stated on the power source specification label for a minimum of two (2) hours.
The load shall be adjusted to maintain the output wattage at or above the continuous rated wattage during the
entire 2-hour test.
The following conditions shall be recorded at least every 1/2 hour during the test:
u) The power source output voltage, frequency and amperes
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1) The prime mover’s oil pressure, water temperature and transmission temperature, if applicable
2) The power source hydraulic fluid temperature, if applicable
3) The ambient temperature and power source air inlet temperature
The following conditions shall be recorded once during the test for power sources driven by dedicated auxiliary
internal combustion engines:
4) Altitude
1) Barometric pressure
2) Relative humidity
If the generator is driven by the chassis engine and the generator allows for operation at variable speeds, the
chassis engine speed shall be reduced to the lowest rpm allowed for generator operation and the voltage and
frequency shall be recorded.
The load shall be removed and the unloaded voltage and frequency shall be recorded.
Voltage shall be maintained within ±10% of the voltage stated on the power source specification label during the
entire test. Frequency shall be maintained within ±3 Hz of the frequency stated on the power source specification
label during the entire test.
The total continuous electrical loads, excluding those loads associated with the equipment defined in NFPA
22.15.7.3.11.2, shall be applied during the testing unless an auxiliary engine drives the power source.
If the apparatus is equipped with a fire pump, the 2-hour certification test of the power source shall be completed
with the fire pump pumping at 100% capacity at 150 psi (1000 kPa) net pump pressure. The test shall be
permitted to be run concurrently with the pump certification test.
DOCUMENTATION
The Body Manufacturer shall deliver the following with the fire apparatus:
The results of each test shall be recorded on an appropriate form and provided with the delivery of the fire
apparatus.
DIELECTRIC VOLTAGE WITHSTAND TEST
The line voltage wiring and permanently connected devices and equipment shall be subjected to a dielectric
voltage withstand test of 900 volts for one (1) minute. The testing shall be performed after all body work has been
completed.
The test shall be conducted as follows:
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Isolate the power source from the panel board and disconnect any solid state low voltage components
Connect one lead of the dielectric tester to all the hot and neutral buses tied together
Connect the other lead to the fire apparatus frame or body
Close any switches and circuit breakers in the circuit(s)
Apply the dielectric voltage for one (1) minute in accordance with the testing equipment manufacturer’s
instructions
The electrical polarity of all permanently wired equipment, cord reels and receptacles shall be tested to verify that
wiring connections have been properly made.
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Electrical continuity shall be verified from the chassis or body to all line voltage electrical enclosures, light
housings, motor housings, light poles, switch boxes and receptacle ground connections that are accessible to fire
fighters in normal operations.
If the apparatus is equipped with a transfer switch, it shall be tested to verify operation and that all non grounded
conductors are switched.
Electrical light towers, floodlights, motors, fixed appliances and portable generators shall be operated at their full
rating or capacity for 30 minutes to ensure proper operation.
WARRANTY
A full statement shall be provided of the warranties for the vehicle(s) being bid. Warranties should clearly describe
the terms under which the vehicle manufacturer accepts responsibility for the cost to repair defects caused by
faulty design, quality of work or material and for the applicable period of time after delivery.
Cost of repairs refers to all costs related thereto including, but not limited to, the cost of materials and the cost of
labor.
The Body Manufacturer shall warrant all materials and accessories used on the vehicle(s), whether fabricated by
manufacturer or purchased from an outside source and will deal directly with the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT on all warranty work.
GENERAL LIMITED WARRANTY - TWO (2) YEARS
The vehicle shall be free of defects in material and workmanship for a period of two (2) years or 36,000 miles (or
57,936 kilometers), whichever occurs first starting thirty (30) days after the original invoice date.
The Contractor must be the "single source" coordinator of all warranties on the vehicle.
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL WARRANTY - FIVE (5) YEARS
The vehicle low voltage electrical system shall be free of defects in material and workmanship for a period of five
(5) years or 60,000 miles (or 96,561 kilometers), whichever occurs first, starting thirty (30) days after the original
invoice date.
STRUCTURAL WARRANTY - FIFTEEN (15) YEARS
The body shall be free of structural or design failure or workmanship for a period of fifteen (15) years, or 125,000
miles (or 201,168 kilometers), whichever occurs first, starting thirty (30) days after the original invoice date.
UNDERCOAT WARRANTY
The body undercoating shall have a warranty provided by the manufacturer for the lifetime of the vehicle or twenty
(20) years, whichever occurs first. The warranty shall be transferable between vehicle owners. Should the
undercoating material applied to the underside of the body and wheel wells of the vehicle ever flake off, peel, chip
or crack due to drying out, the damaged area shall be re-sprayed without charge to the vehicle owner.
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PAINT LIMITED WARRANTY - TEN (10) YEARS
The body shall be free of bubbling or peeling as a result of a defect in the method of manufacture for a period of
ten (10) years or 100,000 miles (or 160,934 kilometers), whichever occurs first, starting thirty (30) days after the
original invoice date. Pro-rated warranties will not be acceptable.
GRAPHICS LIMITED WARRANTY
The 3M graphics installation shall be warranted for a period of two (2) years. The 3M materials installed on
completed vehicle shall be warranted for seven (7) years. The 3M Diamond grade film (if specified) shall be
warranted for ten (10) years.
CONSTRUCTION PERIOD
The completed vehicle shall be delivered within two hundred fifty (250) working days after receipt of a purchase
order or contract.
Contractor shall not be held liable for delays of chassis delivery due to accidents, strikes, floods or other events
not subject to their control. Contractor shall provide immediate written notice to SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT as to delays and to what extent these delays have in completing vehicle within the stated
construction time period.
SHOP NOTES
Note: Delivery time in 250 working days. Per Ron W.
OVERALL HEIGHT REQUIREMENT
The overall height (OAH) of the vehicle shall be approximately 130“ (10' - 10") from the ground. This
measurement shall be taken on flat ground with the tires properly inflated, in the unloaded condition, at that
highest point of the vehicle.
OVERALL LENGTH
The overall length (OAL) of the vehicle shall be approximately 374“ (31' - 2").
OVERALL WIDTH
The overall width (OAW) of the body at drip rails shall be 102“ (8' - 6"), and body shall be 100" (8' - 4").
ANGLE OF APPROACH
The angle of approach for this vehicle shall not be less than eight (8) degrees when it is loaded to the estimated
in-service weight as specified by the current edition of NFPA 1901.
ANGLE OF DEPARTURE
The angle of departure for this vehicle shall not be less than eight (8) degrees when it is loaded to the estimated
in-service weight as specified by the current edition of NFPA 1901.
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PRE-CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE
A pre-construction conference shall be required, at the Contractor's factory for personnel from the SPEARFISH
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT to finalize all construction details prior to manufacturing.
The SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT shall at their expense, provide transportation, lodging,
rental car and meal expenses during the pre-construction conference for their personnel.
SHOP NOTES
FD will be responsible for all expenses incurred.
PRE-PAINT CONFERENCE
A pre-paint conference shall be required, at the Contractor's factory for one (1) personnel from the SPEARFISH
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT to inspect the vehicle and construction details prior to the painting process.
The SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT shall at their expense, provide transportation, lodging,
rental car and meal expenses during the pre-paint conference for their personnel.
SHOP NOTES
FD will be responsible for all expenses incurred.
FINAL INSPECTION CONFERENCE
A final inspection conference shall be required, at the Contractor's factory for personnel from the SPEARFISH
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT to inspect the vehicle and construction details prior to shipment of the
completed vehicle. This inspection shall take place after any specified striping and lettering is installed.
The SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT shall at their expense, provide transportation, lodging,
rental car and meal expenses during the final inspection conference for their personnel.
SHOP NOTES
FD will be responsible for all expenses incurred.
DELIVERY AND DEMONSTRATION
The Contractor shall be responsible for the delivery of the completed unit to the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENTs location. On initial delivery of the apparatus, the Contractor shall supply a qualified
representative to demonstrate the apparatus and provide initial instruction to representatives of the SPEARFISH
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT regarding the operation, care and maintenance of the apparatus and
equipment supplied at the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT's location.
The Delivery Engineer shall set delivery and instruction schedule with the person appointed by SPEARFISH
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
After delivery of the apparatus, the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT shall be responsible for
ongoing training of its personnel to proficiency regarding the proper and safe use of the apparatus and associated
equipment as defined in NFPA 1002, Standard for Fire Apparatus Driver/Operator Professional Qualifications,
and NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program.
SHOP NOTES
SVI will delivery apparatus.
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ENGINEERING SUPPORT AT PRE-CONSTRUCTION MEETING
The Contractor shall provide an engineer to be present at the pre-construction meeting held at the factory
location. The engineer will address all engineering related questions for the truck as purchased and for all
proposed changes.
The engineer will have the 2D and/or 3D AutoCAD electronic drawings projected on screen and be able to
provide dimensional data for proposed changes and proposed layouts. This will help ensure that the final design
matches the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT intentions to the maximum extent possible.
SPARTAN MOTORS CUSTOM CHASSIS SPECIFICATION
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 2015 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 rescue vehicle designed for emergency service use which shall include the functions of
a multipurpose vehicle which primarily provides support services at emergency scenes.
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.
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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.
CAB STYLE
The cab shall be a custom, fully enclosed, MFD model with a 20.00 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 eight (8) 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 131.10 inches with 54.00 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 57.50 inches from the front floor to the headliner and a rear floor to
headliner height of 75.00 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 49.88 inches. All
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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 40.25 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 32.25
inches wide X 71.00 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 11.50 inches deep X 31.50 inches wide.
The intermediate step shall measure approximately 8.50 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 11.50 inches deep X 21.50 inches wide. The
intermediate step shall measure approximately 10.25 inches deep X 22.50 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, 0.13 of an inch thick 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. A chrome plated
molded plastic bezel shall be provided on each side around each set of four lamps.
FRONT GRILLE
The front fascia shall include a box style, 304 stainless steel front grille 44.45 inches wide X 33.50 inches high X
1.50 inches deep. The grille shall include a minimum free air intake of 732.00 square inches. The upper portion
of the grille shall be hinged to provide service access behind the grille.
CAB UNDERCOAT
There shall be a rubberized undercoating applied to the underside of the cab that provides abrasion protection,
sound deadening and corrosion protection.
CAB SIDE DRIP RAIL
There shall be a drip rail along the top radius of each cab side. The drip rails shall help prevent water from the
cab roof running down the cab side.
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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 followed
by sealing the seams with SEM brand seam sealer.
The cab shall then be painted the specific color designated by the customer with 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 paint shall have a minimum thickness of 2.00 mils, followed by a clear top coat not to
exceed 2.00 mils. The entire cab shall then be baked at 180 degrees for one (1) hour to speed the curing process
of the coatings.
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 71698 Alt 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 curve down at the front cab corners to
approximately 5.00 inches 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 wide 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.
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CAB PAINT INTERIOR
The visible interior cab structure surfaces shall be painted with a Zolatone #20-06 black-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.
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.
CAB STRUCTURAL WARRANTY
Summary of Warranty Terms:
THE FOLLOWING IS SUMMARY OF WARRANTY TERMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THE ACTUAL LIMITED
WARRANTY DOCUMENT, WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THIS OPTION, CONTAINS THE COMPLETE
STATEMENT OF THE SPARTAN CHASSIS, INC. LIMITED WARRANTY. SPARTAN’S RESPONSIBILITY IS TO
BE ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE COMPLETE LIMITED WARRANTY DOCUMENT.
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. The warranty period shall commence on the date the vehicle is delivered to the first
end user.
CAB TEST INFORMATION
The cab shall have successfully completed the preload side impact, static roof load application and frontal impact
without encroachment to the occupant survival space when tested in accordance with Section 4 of SAE J2420
COE Frontal Strength Evaluation Dynamic Loading Heavy Trucks, Section 5 of SAE J2422 Cab Roof Strength
Evaluation Quasi –Static Loading Heavy Trucks and ECE R29 Uniform Provisions Concerning the Approval of
Vehicles with regard to the Protection of the Occupants of the Cab of a Commercial Vehicles Annex 3 Paragraph
5.
The above tests have been witnessed by and attested to by an independent third party. The test results were
recorded using cameras, high speed imagers, accelerometers and strain gauges. Documentation of the testing
shall be provided upon request.
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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 in the center dash area behind the rocker switch panel 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 Weldon Vehicle Data Recorder (VDR) 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
Service Brake
Engine Hours
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. The
laptop connection shall be a panel mounted female type B USB connection point, remotely mounted in the left
side foot well of the cab.
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ACCESSORY POWER
The electrical distribution panel shall include two (2) power studs. The studs shall be size #10 and each of the
power studs shall be circuit protected with a fuse of the specified amperage. One (1) power stud shall be
capable of carrying up to a 40 amp battery direct load. One (1) power stud shall be capable of carrying up to a 15
amp ignition switched load. The two (2) power studs shall share one (1) #10 ground stud. A 225 amp battery
direct power and ground stud shall be provided and installed on the chassis near the left hand battery box for
OEM body connections.
AUXILIARY ACCESSORY POWER
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 battery direct
load.
ADDITIONAL ACCESSORY POWER
An additional set of power and ground studs shall be provided and installed in the officer side under seat storage
compartment. The power and ground studs shall be circuit protected with a 40 amp breaker. The studs shall be
0.38 inch diameter and be 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 high visibility protective rubberized coating to prevent
corrosion.
ENGINE
The chassis engine shall be a Cummins ISL9 engine. The ISL9 engine shall be an in-line six (6) cylinder, four
cycle diesel powered engine. The engine shall offer a rating of 450 horse power at 2100 RPM and shall be
governed at 2200 RPM. The torque rating shall feature 1250 foot pounds of torque at 1400 RPM with 543 cubic
inches (8.9 liters) of displacement.
The ISL9 engine shall feature a VGT™ Turbocharger, a high pressure common rail fuel system, fully integrated
electronic controls with an electronic governor, and shall be EPA certified to meet the 2013 emissions standards
using cooled exhaust gas recirculation and selective catalytic reduction technology.
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.
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.
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 25.50 inches high.
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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 a high-idle speed control rocker switch, which shall be pre-set to maintain the
engine idle at a pre-determined rate when activated manually. This device shall operate when the master switch
is activated and safely interlocked only to function when the transmission is in neutral with the parking brake set.
ENGINE PROGRAMMING ROAD SPEED GOVERNOR
The engine shall include programming which will govern the top speed of the vehicle.
AUXILIARY ENGINE BRAKE
A compression brake, for the six (6) cylinder engine shall be provided. A cutout relay shall be installed to disable
the compression brake when in pump mode or when an ABS event occurs. The engine compression brake shall
activate upon 0% accelerator when in operation mode and actuate the vehicle’s brake lights.
The engine shall utilize a variable geometry turbo (VGT) as an integrated auxiliary engine brake to offer a variable
rate of exhaust flow, which when activated in conjunction with the compression brake shall enhance the engine's
compression braking capabilities.
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.
The compression brake shall be controlled through an on/off switch and a low/medium/high selector switch.
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.
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FLUID FILLS
The front of the chassis shall accommodate fluid fill for the engine oil through the grille. This area shall also
accommodate a check for the engine oil. The transmission, power steering, and coolant fluid fills and checks shall
be under the cab. The windshield washer fill shall be accessible through the front left side mid step.
ENGINE DRAIN PLUG
The engine shall include an original equipment manufacturer installed oil drain plug.
ENGINE WARRANTY
The Cummins engine shall be warranted for a period of five (5) years or 100,000 miles, whichever occurs first.
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 emergency response
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 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 utilize a charge air cooler to radiator serial flow package that provides the maximum
cooling capacity for the specified engine as well as serviceability. The main components shall include a surge
tank, an air to air charge air cooler bolted to the front of the radiator, recirculation shields, a shroud, a fan, and
required tubing.
The radiator shall be a down-flow design constructed with aluminum cores, plastic end tanks, and a steel frame.
The radiator shall be equipped with a drain cock to drain the coolant for serviceability.
The cooling system shall include a one piece injection molded polymer eleven (11) blade fan with a fiberglass fan
shroud.
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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 dual seal cap that meets the engine manufacturer's pressure requirements, and allows for
expansion and recovery of coolant into a separate integral expansion chamber.
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.
The charge air cooler shall be a cross-flow design constructed completely of aluminum with cast tanks. 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 manufacturer’s requirements.
ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM PROTECTION
The engine cooling system shall include a recirculation shield designed to act as a light duty skid plate below the
radiator to provide additional protection for the engine cooling system from light impacts, stones, and road debris.
The skid plate shall be painted to match the frame color.
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 Fahrenheit.
Proposals offering supplemental coolant additives (SCA) shall not be considered, as this is part of the extended
life coolant makeup.
ENGINE COOLANT FILTER
An engine coolant filter with a shut-off valve for the inlet and outlet shall be installed on the chassis. The location
of the filter shall allow for easy maintenance.
Proposals offering engines equipped with coolant filters shall be supplied with standard non-chemical type
particulate filters.
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.
COOLANT HOSES
The cooling system hoses shall be blue stripe heater hose with formed silicone radiator coolant hoses and formed
aluminized steel tubing. The heater hose, radiator hose, and tubing shall be secured with stainless steel constant
torque band clamps.
ENGINE COOLANT OVERFLOW BOTTLE
A remote engine coolant overflow bottle shall be provided in the case of over filling the coolant system. The
overflow bottle shall capture the expansion fluid or overfill rather than allow the fluid to drain on the ground. The
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overflow bottle provided on the cooling system shall only be a catch bottle and shall not return excess coolant
back into the surge tank.
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 system shall utilize a replaceable dry type filter which ensures dust and debris
remains safely contained inside the housing during operation via leak-tight seals. The service cover shall be
located on the bottom of the housing, eliminating the chance of contaminating the air intake system during air filter
service.
The air flow distribution and dust loading shall be uniform throughout the high-performance filter element, which
shall result in pressure differential for improved horsepower and fuel economy. The air intake ember separator
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.
AIR INTAKE PROTECTION
A light duty skid plate shall be supplied for the engine air intake system below the right front side of the cab. The
skid plate shall provide protection for the air intake system from light impacts, stones, and road debris. The skid
plate shall be painted to match the frame color.
ENGINE EXHAUST SYSTEM
The exhaust system shall be mounted below the frame in the outboard position with the SCR canister in line
rearward of the DPF. The exhaust system shall utilize a 90-degree bend in the exhaust tubing from the turbo into
a side inlet DPF canister that allows the entire system to be pulled forward. The discharge shall terminate
horizontally on the right side of the vehicle ahead of the rear tires.
The exhaust system shall include a diesel particulate filter (DPF), a diesel oxidation catalyst, and a selective
catalytic reduction (SCR) catalyst to meet current EPA standards. The selective catalytic reduction catalyst
utilizes a diesel exhaust fluid solution consisting of urea and purified water to convert NOx into nitrogen, water,
and trace amounts of carbon dioxide. The solution shall be injected into the system through the decomposition
tube between the DPF and SCR.
The system shall utilize 0.07 inch thick stainless steel exhaust tubing between the engine turbo and the DPF.
Zero leak clamps seal all system joints between the turbo and DPF.
The DPF, the decomposition tube, and the SCR canister through the end of the tailpipe shall be connected with
zero leak clamps.
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DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID TANK
The exhaust system shall include a molded cross linked polyethylene tank for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). The
tank shall have a capacity of six (6) usable gallons and shall be mounted on the left hand side of the chassis
frame behind the batteries below the frame.
The DEF tank shall be designed with capacity for expansion in case of fluid freezing. Engine coolant, which shall
be thermostatically controlled, shall be run through lines in the tank to help prevent the DEF from freezing and to
provide a means of thawing the fluid if it should become frozen.
The tank fill tube shall be routed under the rear of the cab with the fill neck and splash guard accessible in the top
rear step.
ENGINE EXHAUST ACCESSORIES
A straight chrome exhaust tail pipe extension shall be shipped loose with the chassis for installation by the
apparatus builder.
ENGINE EXHAUST WRAP
The exhaust tubing between the engine turbo and the diesel particulate filter (DPF) shall be wrapped with a
thermal cover in order to retain the necessary heat for DPF regeneration. The exhaust wrap shall also help
protect surrounding components from radiant heat which can be transferred from the exhaust.
TRANSMISSION
The drive train shall include an Allison 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 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 select a six (6) speed operation without the need to press the mode button.
TRANSMISSION FEATURE PROGRAMMING
The Allison Gen V-E transmission EVS group package number 127 shall contain the 227 vocational package in
consideration of the duty of this apparatus for rescue. This package shall incorporate an automatic neutral with
selector override. This feature commands the transmission to neutral when the park brake is applied, regardless
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of drive range requested on the shift selector. This requires re-selecting drive range to shift out of neutral for the
override.
A transmission interface connector shall be provided in the cab. This package shall contain the following
input/output circuits to the transmission control module. The Gen V-E transmission shall include prognostic
diagnostic capabilities. These capabilities shall include the monitoring of the fluid life, filter change indication, and
transmission clutch maintenance.
Function ID
Inputs
C
F
Outputs
G
S
Description
Wire assignment
PTO Request
Aux. Function Range Inhibit (Special)
143
101/142
PTO Enable Output (See Input Function C)
Neutral Indicator for PTO
Signal Return
130
145
103
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 have a graphical Vacuum Florescent Display (VFD)
capable of displaying two lines of text. The shift selector shall provide mode indication and a prognostic indicator
(wrench symbol) on the digital display. The prognostics monitor various operating parameters and shall alert you
when a specific maintenance function is required.
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 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 a water to oil cooler system located in the cooling loop between the radiator and
the engine. The transmission cooling system shall meet all transmission manufacturer requirements. The
transmission cooling system shall feature continuous flow of engine bypass water to maintain uninterrupted
transmission cooling.
TRANSMISSION DRAIN PLUG
The transmission shall include an original equipment manufacturer installed oil drain plug.
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.
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LH PTO
A PTO shall be installed on the transmission by the OEM.
LH PTO MODEL
A ten (10) bolt Chelsea model 280GMFJP-B5XV heavy duty transmission driven PTO shall be installed. The
clutched shifted PTO is designed specifically for the Allison world transmission and provides torque ranges from
250 to 335 lb. ft.
PTO LOCATION
The transmission shall have two (2) power take off (PTO) mounting locations, one (1) in the 8:00 o’clock position
and one (1) in the 4:00 o’clock position.
PTO PROGRAMMING
The power take off shall be programmed for operator control such that it shall only engage at or below 900 RPM
and operate in a range up to 1300 RPM. The PTO programming shall provide for automatic disengagement set
at a specified engine speed of 1300 RPM which shall protect equipment driven from the power take off.
PTO CONTROL
A pre-wire shall be provided for a customer mounted left hand power take off which shall be controlled by the
transmission. The power take off shall be activated by a locking on/off rocker switch which contains an integral
light which shall illuminate upon a positive engagement of the power take off. This switch shall be located on
dash.
Required operating conditions for enabling this function are:
 Throttle position is low
 Engine speed is within customer modifiable constant limits
 Output speed is within customer modifiable constant limits
Park brake set
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®.
DRIVELINE GUARDS
Two (2) driveline guard loops shall be provided and installed to support the driveline shafts for routine
maintenance and in the event of a driveline component failure.
FUEL FILTER/WATER SEPARATOR
The fuel system shall have a Fleetguard FS1003 fuel filter/water separator with a thermostatically controlled
integral heater as a primary filter. The fuel filter shall have a drain valve.
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An instrument panel lamp and audible alarm which indicates when water is present in the fuel-water separator
shall also be included.
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 black textile braided
lines which are reinforced with braided high tensile steel wire. The fuel lines shall be connected with reusable
steel fittings.
ELECTRIC FUEL PRIMER
Integral to the engine assembly is an electric lift pump that serves the purpose of pre-filter fuel priming.
FUEL TANK
The fuel tank shall have a capacity of fifty (50) gallons and shall measure 35.00 inches in width X 15.00 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 upper tank mounting brackets. 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 left fill port located in the middle position and the right fill port located
in the forward position of the fuel tank.
FUEL TANK SERVICEABILTY PROVISIONS
The chassis fuel lines shall have additional length provided so the tank can be easily lowered and removed for
service purposes. The additional 8.00 feet of length shall be located above the fuel tank and shall be coiled and
secured. The fuel line fittings shall be pointed towards the right side (curbside) of the chassis.
The fuel lines shall be non-teflon.
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.
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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 which shall include a seven (7) position tilt, a 2.25 inch
telescopic adjustment, and an 18.00 inch, four (4) spoke steering wheel located at the driver’s position. The
steering wheel shall be covered with black polyurethane foam padding.
The steering column shall contain a horn button, self-canceling turn signal switch, four-way hazard switch and
headlamp dimmer switch.
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.
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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.
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. Industrystandard 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 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 AXLE DIFFERENTIAL LUBRICATION
The rear axle differential shall be lubricated with oil.
REAR WHEEL BEARING LUBRICATION
The rear axle wheel bearings shall be lubricated with oil.
REAR AXLE DIFFERENTIAL CONTROL
A driver controlled differential lock shall be installed on the rear axle. This feature shall allow the main differential
to be locked and unlocked when encountering poor road or highway conditions, where maximum traction is
needed, for use at speeds no greater than 25 MPH. The differential lock shall be controlled by a locking rocker
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switch on the switch panel. The light on the switch shall illuminate with positive engagement of the differential
control.
VEHICLE TOP SPEED
The top speed of the vehicle shall be approximately 63 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.
REAR SHOCK ABSORBERS
Two (2) Bilstein inert, nitrogen gas filled shock absorbers shall be provided and installed as part of the rear
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 TIRE
The front tires shall be Goodyear 385/65R-22.5 18PR "J" tubeless radial G296 MSA mixed service tread.
The front tire stamped load capacity shall be 18,740 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 68 miles per hour
when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
The Goodyear Intermittent Service Rating load capacity shall be 20,000 pounds per axle with a maximum speed
of 68 miles per hour when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch. If the maximum speed is 70-75 MPH
the tire shall be rated at stamped rating of 18,740 lbs. The Goodyear Intermittent Service Rating limits the
operation of the emergency vehicle to no more than fifty (50) miles of continuous operation under maximum
recommended payload, or without stopping for at least twenty (20) minutes. The emergency vehicle must reduce
its speed to no more than 50 MPH after the first fifty (50) miles of travel.
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REAR TIRE
The rear tires shall be Goodyear 12R-22.5 16LR "H" tubeless radial G182 RSD regional service tread.
The rear tire stamped load capacity shall be 27,120 pounds per axle with a speed rating of 75 miles per hour
when properly inflated to 120 pounds per square inch.
REAR AXLE RATIO
The rear axle ratio shall be 5.63:1.
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 Alcoa hub piloted, 22.50 inch X 12.25 inch LvL One™ polished aluminum wheels. The
hub piloted mounting system shall provide easy installation and shall include two-piece flange nuts. The wheels
shall feature one-piece forged strength and shall include Alcoa’s Dura-Bright® finish with XBR technology as an
integral part of the wheel surface. Alcoa Dura-Bright® wheels keep their shine without polishing. Brake dust,
grime and road debris are easily removed by simply cleaning the wheels with soap and water.
REAR WHEEL
The rear wheels shall be Alcoa hub piloted, 22.50 inch X 8.25 inch LvL One™ aluminum wheels with a polished
outer surface and Alcoa Dura-Bright® wheel treatment with XBR® technology as an integral part of the wheel.
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, noncorrosive stainless steel with a mirror finish. Each wheel trim component shall meet D.O.T. certification.
WHEEL GUARDS
The rear dual wheels shall include a plastic isolator approximately 0.04” installed between the inner and outer
wheel hub to help prevent corrosion caused by metal to metal contact. There shall also be a plastic isolator
between the axle hub and the wheels on both front and rear axles.
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TIRE CHAINS
Insta-Chains, six (6) strand automatic ice chains shall be installed on the rear axle of the chassis to provide
instant traction on ice and snow at speeds below 35 MPH.
TIRE CHAINS ACTIVATION
The tire chain system shall be activated by a locking switch on the dash to deter accidental activation. The light
on the switch shall illuminate when the tire chains are engaged. The tire chains shall be interlocked with the
transmission and shall engage only if the vehicle is traveling 30 MPH or less. After traveling over 30 MPH, the
vehicle must be reduced to a speed below 5 MPH for the tire chains to be engaged or re-engaged.
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 single 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.
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.
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FRONT BRAKES
The front brakes shall be Meritor 16.50 inch x 6.00 inch 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 feature 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 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.
FRONT BRAKE DUST SHIELDS
The front axle shall be equipped with brake dust shields.
REAR BRAKE DUST SHIELDS
The rear brakes shall be equipped with brake dust shields.
AIR DRYER
The brake system shall include a Wabco System Saver 1200 air dryer with an integral 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 mounted behind the
battery box on the left hand side.
FRONT BRAKE CHAMBERS
The front brakes shall be provided with MGM type 30 brake chambers.
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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 dryer bracket on the left frame rail behind the battery box.
AUXILIARY AIR RESERVOIR
One (1) auxiliary air reservoir with a 1200 cubic inch capacity shall be installed on the chassis to act as an
additional reserve supply to the air system for air horn, air tool, or other non-service brake use. 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.
MOISTURE EJECTORS
Heated, automatic moisture ejectors with a manual drain provision shall be installed on all reservoirs of the air
supply system.
AIR SUPPLY LINES
The air system on the chassis shall be plumbed with color coded reinforced nylon tubing air lines. 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 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.
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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 perpendicular to frame.
FRONT RECEIVER HITCH
The chassis shall have a Class V receiver hitch mounted below the front bumper in the center.
Shall be installed by SVI.
WHEELBASE
The chassis wheelbase shall be 173.00 inches.
REAR OVERHANG
The chassis rear overhang shall be 71.00 inches.
FRAME
The frame shall consist of single 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, 10.25 inch web X 3.50 inches deep upper
and lower flanges X 0.38 inches thick. Each rail shall be constructed of 110,000 psi minimum yield high strength
low alloy steel. Each single rail shall be rated by a Resistance Bending Moment (RBM) minimum of 1,830,400
inch pounds and have a minimum section modulus of 16.64 cubic inches calculated by the radius method. The
outside dimension frame shall measure 34.25 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 bolt heads shall be flanged type, held in place by distorted thread
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.
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
Summary of Warranty Terms:
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THE FOLLOWING IS SUMMARY OF WARRANTY TERMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THE ACTUAL LIMITED
WARRANTY DOCUMENT, WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THIS OPTION, CONTAINS THE COMPLETE
STATEMENT OF THE SPARTAN CHASSIS, INC. LIMITED WARRANTY. SPARTAN’S RESPONSIBILITY IS TO
BE ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE COMPLETE LIMITED WARRANTY DOCUMENT.
The frame and cross members shall carry a limited lifetime warranty to the original purchaser. The warranty
period shall commence on the date the vehicle is delivered to the first end user.
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.
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.
FRONT BUMPER
The chassis shall be equipped with a severe duty front bumper constructed from structural steel channel. The
bumper material shall be 0.38 thick ASTM A36 steel which shall measure 12.00 inches high with a 3.05 inch
flange and shall be 99.00 inches wide with angled front corners.
The bumper shall be primed and painted as specified.
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION LENGTH
The front bumper shall be extended approximately 28.00 inches ahead of the cab.
FRONT BUMPER EXTENSION FRAME WIDTH
The front bumper extension frame shall feature an overall width of 47.50 inches.
FRONT BUMPER PAINT
The front bumper shall be painted the same as the lower cab color.
FRONT BUMPER GUIDE POLES
The cab bumper sides shall include a 42.00 inch chromed poles on the left and right sides of the bumper. The
poles shall be mounted so the top of the pole is approximately at the same height as the bottom of the
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windshield. Each pole shall include an amber light at the top for improved night visibility. There shall be an
electrical connection to allow for ease of removal and or replacement.
MECHANICAL SIREN
The front bumper shall include an electro mechanical Federal Q2B™ siren, which shall be streamlined, chromeplated and shall produce 123 decibels of sound at 10.00 feet. The Q2B™ siren produces a distinctive warning
sound that is recognizable at long distances. A unique clutch design provides a longer coast down sound while
reducing the amp draw to 100 amps. The siren shall measure 10.50 inches wide X 10.00 inches high X 14.00
inches deep. The siren shall include mounting hardware designed to recess or flush mount.
MECHANICAL SIREN LOCATION
The siren shall be recess mounted in the center on the front fascia of the bumper between the frame rails.
MECHANICAL SIREN ACCESSORIES
The front of the siren shall include (2) stainless steel flat bars approximately 1.00 inch wide by 19.00 inches long.
Each bar shall be placed vertically on the right and left side of the siren face wrapping around towards the back of
the siren into the bumper extension offering protection to the Q2B siren.
AIR HORN
The chassis shall include two (2) Grover brand Stutter Tone air horns which shall measure 21.00 inches long with
a 6.00 inch round flare. The air horns shall be trumpet style with a chrome finish.
AIR HORN LOCATION
The air horns shall be recess mounted in the front bumper fascia between the frame rails in the right and left
outboard positions.
AIR HORN RESERVOIR
One (1) air reservoir, with a 1200 cubic inch capacity, 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
There shall be one (1) Cast Products Inc. model SA4301, 100 watt speaker provided. The speaker shall measure
6.20 inches tall X 7.36 inches wide X 3.06 inches deep. The speaker shall include a flat mounting flange which
shall be polished aluminum.
ELECTRONIC SIREN SPEAKER LOCATION
The electronic siren speaker shall be located on the front bumper face on the left side outboard of the frame rail in
the inboard position.
FRONT BUMPER TOW HOOKS
Two (2) heavy duty chrome plated tow hooks shall be installed below the front bumper, forward position and
bolted directly to the outside of each chassis frame rail with grade 8 bolts.
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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 cab tilt pump assembly shall be located on the right side of the chassis above the battery
box.
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, painted safety yellow 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 AUXILIARY PUMP
A manual cab tilt pump module shall be attached to the cab tilt pump housing.
CAB TILT LIMIT SWITCH
A cab tilt limit switch shall be installed. The switch will effectively limit the travel of the cab when being tilted. The
limit adjustment of the switch shall be preset by the chassis manufacturer to prevent damage to the cab or any
bumper mounted option mounted in the cab tilt arc. Further adjustment to the limit by the apparatus manufacturer
shall be available to accommodate additional equipment.
CAB TILT ALARM
A Preco Matic model 1059 audible alarm shall be installed and shall automatically activate the pulsed warble
sounding alarm when the cab tilt is actuated acting as a notification and warning.
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.
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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
manually utilizing a crank style handle on the inside of the door. A reinforced window regulator assembly shall be
provided for severe duty use.
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.
Each front door window shall include patent pending heated glass technology to reduce fogging with a
switch on the dash.
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 door shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height. This
window shall roll up and down manually utilizing a crank style handle on the inside of the door. A reinforced
window regulator assembly shall be provided for severe duty use.
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 door shall include a window which is 27.00 inches in width X 26.00 inches in height. This
window shall roll up and down manually utilizing a crank style handle on the inside of the door. A reinforced
window regulator assembly shall be provided for severe duty use.
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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 right side behind the front and ahead of the crew door 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 left 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.
GLASS UPPER SIDE FRONT
The raised roof on the left and right sides of the cab shall include a triangular shaped window which shall be
12.50 inches wide X 11.00 inches high. These windows shall be fixed within this space. These windows shall be
mounted to the cab using black self-locking window rubber.
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE FRONT
The windows located in the upper section on the left and right side towards the front of the cab shall include a
standard green automotive tint which shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
GLASS UPPER SIDE MID
The middle section of the raised roof on the left and right sides of the cab shall include a window which shall
measure 16.00 inches wide X 14.00 inches high. These windows shall be fixed within this space. These
windows shall be mounted using black self-locking window rubber.
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE MID
The windows located in the upper section on each side in the middle of the cab shall include a standard green
automotive tint which shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
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GLASS UPPER SIDE REAR DOOR
Windows shall be provided in the upper portion of each rear door of the raised roof cab. Each window shall
measure 27.00 inches wide X 14.00 inches high and be installed above the lower door window. The windows
shall be rectangular in shape and fixed within this space. The windows shall be mounted using black self-locking
window rubber.
GLASS TINT UPPER SIDE REAR DOOR
The window located in the upper section of the rear crew doors shall include a standard green automotive tint
which shall allow seventy-five percent (75%) light transmittance.
CLIMATE CONTROL
The cab shall be equipped with a ceiling mounted combination defrost / heating and air-conditioning system
mounted above the engine tunnel in a central location.
The system shall offer sixteen (16) adjustable louvers. Six (6) of the louvers shall face forward towards the
windshield, offering 45,000 BTU of heat at 320 CFM for defrosting. The system shall include six (6) rearward
facing louvers to direct air for the crew area and four (4) for driver and officer comfort. The HVAC system shall be
designed to produce 60,000 BTU of heat and 32,000 BTU of cooling. The HVAC cover shall be made of
aluminum which shall be coated with a customer specified interior paint, or protective coating.
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 DRAIN
The climate control system shall include a gravity drain for water management. The gravity drain shall remove
condensation from the air conditioning system without additional mechanical assistance.
CLIMATE CONTROL ACTIVATION
The heating, defrosting and air conditioning controls shall be on the dash next to driver panel, in a position which
is easily accessible to the driver. The climate control shall be activated by a rotary switch.
HVAC OVERHEAD COVER PAINT
The overhead HVAC cover shall be painted with a Zolatone #20-06 black-black texture finish.
HEATER HOSE INSULATION
The heater hoses leading from the engine to the cab shall include a foam insulation wrap which runs the length of
the hose improving heating in extreme cold climates. The heater hoses which shall be routed inside the cab shall
not be insulated.
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A/C CONDENSER LOCATION
A roof mounted A/C condenser shall be installed centered on the cab forward of the 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 32,000 BTU at 1500 engine RPMs. The compressor shall utilize R-134A
refrigerant and PAG oil.
CAB CIRCULATION FANS FRONT
The cab shall include two (2) all metal 6.00 inch air circulation fans installed in the outer front cab corners. Each
fan shall be controlled by an individual toggle switch on each fan. The fans can be used to help defog the
windshield or to increase air circulation for passenger comfort.
CAB CIRCULATION FANS REAR
The cab shall include two (2) individually switched all metal construction 6.00 inch fans which shall be installed in
the upper rear cab corners as far outboard as possible. The multi purpose fans can be used to increase air
circulation or help defog windows.
UNDER CAB INSULATION
The underside of the cab tunnel surrounding the engine shall be lined with multi-layer 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 engine tunnel insulation shall measure approximately 0.75 inch thick including a vertically lapped polyester
fiber layer, a 1.0 lb/ft² PVC barrier layer, an open cell foam layer, and a moisture and heat reflective foil facing
reinforced with a woven fiberglass layer. 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
The cab interior shall include trim on the front ceiling, rear crew ceiling, and the cab walls. It shall be easily
removable to assist in maintenance. The trim shall be constructed of insulated vinyl over a hard board backing.
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REAR WALL INTERIOR TRIM
The rear wall of the cab shall be trimmed with vinyl.
HEADER TRIM
The cab interior shall feature header trim over the driver and officer dash constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade,
0.13 inch thick aluminum.
TRIM CENTER DASH
The main center dash area shall be constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.13 inch thick aluminum plate.
There shall be four (4) holes located on the top of the dash near each outer edge of the electrical access cover for
ventilation. The dash shall include cup holders and storage bins.
TRIM LH DASH
The left hand dash shall be constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.13 inch thick aluminum plate for a perfect fit
around the instrument panel. For increased occupant protection the extreme duty left hand dash utilizes patent
pending break away technology to reduce rigidity in the event of a frontal crash. The left hand dash shall offer
lower vertical surface area to the left and right of the steering column to accommodate control panels.
TRIM RH DASH
The right hand dash shall be constructed of 5052-H32 Marine Grade, 0.13 of an inch thick aluminum plate and
shall include a glove compartment with a hinged door and a Mobile Data Terminal (MDT) provision. The glove
compartment size will measure 14.00 inches wide X 6.38 inches high X 5.88 inches deep. The MDT provision
shall be provided above the glove compartment.
ENGINE TUNNEL TRIM
The cab engine tunnel shall be covered with a multi-layer mat consisting of 0.25 inch closed cell foam with a 0.06
inch thick non-slip vinyl surface with a pebble grain finish. The mat shall be held in place by pressure sensitive
adhesive. 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 one (1) 12 volt cigarette lighter type receptacle in the cab dash to provide a power source
for 12 volt electrical equipment. The receptacle shall be wired to be live with the battery master switch.
AUXILIARY POWER POINT COMPARTMENTS
The cab interior shall include one (1) 12 volt cigarette lighter type receptacle located in the glove compartment
within the right side dash. This receptacle shall provide a power source for 12 volt electrical equipment.
STEP TRIM
Each cab entry door shall include a three step entry. The first step closest to the ground shall be constructed of 14
gauge 304 stainless steel with indented perforations. The perforations shall allow water and other debris to flow
through rather than becoming trapped within the stepping surface. The stainless steel material shall have a
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number 7 mirror finish. 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 in
0.08 inch thick 3003-H22 embossed aluminum tread plate.
STEP TRIM KICKPLATE
The cab steps shall include a kick plate in the rise of each step. The risers shall be trimmed in 3003-H22 bright
aluminum tread-plate which is 0.07 inch thick.
UNDER CAB ACCESS DOOR
The cab shall include an access door in the left crew step riser constructed of aluminum tread plate with a push
and turn latch. The under cab access door shall provide access to the diesel exhaust fluid fill.
INTERIOR DOOR TRIM
The interior trim on the doors of the cab shall consist of an aluminum panel constructed of Marine Grade 5052H32 0.13 of an inch thick aluminum plate. The door panels shall include a painted finish.
DOOR TRIM KICKPLATE
The inner door panels shall include an aluminum tread kick plate which shall be fastened to the lower portion of
the door panels.
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 shall be provided
vertically along the outer rear edge of the door. The lowest portion of each door skin shall include a reflective tape
chevron with red and white stripes. 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 7.88 inches above the bottom of the door window
opening and the right handle shall be located 2.88 inches 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.
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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.
ADDITIONAL INTERIOR GRAB HANDLE REAR DOOR
Each interior rear door shall include an additional grab handle. The handle shall be an ergonomically contoured
9.00 inch long cast aluminum grab handle. Each handle shall be mounted horizontally on the upper interior door
trim panel. Each handle shall be textured and feature a black powder coat finish and shall assist personnel
entering and exiting the cab.
INTERIOR SOFT TRIM COLOR
The cab interior soft trim surfaces shall be black in color.
INTERIOR TRIM SUNVISOR
The header shall include two (2) sun visors, one each side forward of the driver and officer seating positions
above the windshield. Each sun visor shall be constructed of Masonite and covered with padded vinyl trim.
INTERIOR FLOOR MAT COLOR
The cab interior floor mat shall be black in color.
CAB PAINT INTERIOR DOOR TRIM
The inner door panel surfaces shall be painted with Zolatone #20-06 black/black texture finish.
HEADER TRIM INTERIOR PAINT
The metal surfaces in the header area shall be coated with Zolatone #20-06 black/black texture finish.
TRIM CENTER DASH INTERIOR PAINT
The entire center dash shall be coated with Zolatone #20-06 black/black texture finish. Any accessory pods
attached to the dash shall also be painted this color.
TRIM LEFT HAND DASH INTERIOR PAINT
The left hand dash shall be painted with Zolatone #20-06 black/black texture finish.
TRIM RIGHT HAND DASH INTERIOR PAINT
The right hand dash shall be painted with Zolatone #20-06 black/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.
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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 backlighting provided.
SWITCHES LEFT PANEL
The left dash panel shall include ten (10) switches. There shall be six (6) switches across the top of the panel and
four (4) across the bottom of the panel offset left. Five (5) of the top row of switches shall be rocker type and the
left one (1) shall be the headlight switch. Two (2) of the lower row of switches shall be rocker type and the left two
(2) shall be the windshield wiper/washer control switch and 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
backlighting provided.
SWITCHES RIGHT PANEL
The right dash panel shall include three (3) rocker switch positions in the upper right hand 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 backlighting provided.
SEAT BELT WARNING
A Weldon 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 and the
corresponding seat belt remains unfastened. The warning system shall also activate when any seat is occupied
and the corresponding seat belt was fastened in an incorrect sequence. Once activated, the visual indicators and
audible alarm shall remain active until all occupied seats have the seat belts fastened.
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 1800.
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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 backs shall include the logo for the OEM body manufacturer. 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 Battalion series. The seat shall feature a tapered, padded seat
cushion. The seat shall feature two-way manual fore and aft adjustment with 4.00 inches of travel.
The seat shall feature an all belts to seat (ABTS) style of safety restraint. The ABTS feature shall include a threepoint 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 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 include a standard seat back incorporating the all belts to seat feature (ABTS). The seat
back shall feature a contoured head rest.
SEAT MOUNTING DRIVER
The driver’s seat shall be installed in an ergonomic position in relation to the cab dash.
SEAT OFFICER
The officer's seat shall be a Seats Inc. 911 ABTS Battalion 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 threepoint 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.
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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’s seat back shall include an IMMI brand SmartDock® Gen 2 hands-free self contained breathing
apparatus (SCBA) holder. The hands-free holder shall meet NFPA 1901-03 9G dynamic requirements for
cylinder restraint systems for use in crew compartments of emergency response vehicles. The bracket shall
accommodate and secure most types of self-contained breathing apparatus cylinders.
The hands-free holder shall consist of a back plate, bottom cradle, non-marring top claws, and claw height
adjustment knob. The height adjustment knob shall allow for easy adjustment of the claws to the SCBA. The
hands-free holder's claws shall lock from inertial forces to prevent the SCBA from becoming a projectile in the
event of a crash to meet the NFPA 1901-03 standard for SCBA retention. The SCBA holder shall offer singlemotion insertion into the claws and hands-free release when the SCBA fitted seat occupant rises.
The seat back shall include a removable padded cover which shall be provided over the SCBA cavity.
SEAT MOUNTING OFFICER
The officer’s seat shall be installed in an ergonomic position in relation to the cab dash.
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 REAR FACING OUTER LOCATION
The crew area shall include two (2) rear facing crew seats, which include one (1) located directly behind the left
side front seat and one (1) located directly behind the right side front 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
Battalion series. The seat shall feature a tapered and padded seat, and cushion. The seat shall be mounted in a
fixed position.
The seat shall feature an all belts to seat (ABTS) style of safety restraint. The ABTS feature shall include a threepoint shoulder harness with the lap belt and automatic retractor as an integral part of the seat assembly. The
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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 crew area seat backs shall include an IMMI brand SmartDock® Gen 2 hands-free self contained breathing
apparatus (SCBA) holder. The hands-free holder shall meet NFPA 1901-03 9G dynamic requirements for
cylinder restraint systems for use in crew compartments of emergency response vehicles. The bracket shall
accommodate and secure most types of self-contained breathing apparatus cylinders.
The hands-free holder shall consist of a back plate, bottom cradle, non-marring top claws, and claw height
adjustment knob. The height adjustment knob shall allow for easy adjustment of the claws to the SCBA. The
hands-free holder's claws shall lock from inertial forces to prevent the SCBA from becoming a projectile in the
event of a crash to meet the NFPA 1901-03 standard for SCBA retention. The SCBA holder shall offer singlemotion insertion into the claws and hands-free release when the SCBA fitted seat occupant rises.
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.
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 Battalion
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 threepoint 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.
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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 crew area seat backs shall include an IMMI brand SmartDock® Gen 2 hands-free self contained breathing
apparatus (SCBA) holder. The hands-free holder shall meet NFPA 1901-03 9G dynamic requirements for
cylinder restraint systems for use in crew compartments of emergency response vehicles. The bracket shall
accommodate and secure most types of self-contained breathing apparatus cylinders.
The hands-free holder shall consist of a back plate, bottom cradle, non-marring top claws, and claw height
adjustment knob. The height adjustment knob shall allow for easy adjustment of the claws to the SCBA. The
hands-free holder's claws shall lock from inertial forces to prevent the SCBA from becoming a projectile in the
event of a crash to meet the NFPA 1901-03 standard for SCBA retention. The SCBA holder shall offer singlemotion insertion into the claws and hands-free release when the SCBA fitted seat occupant rises.
The seat back shall include a removable padded cover which shall be provided over the SCBA cavity.
SEAT FRAME FORWARD FACING
The forward facing center seating positions shall include an enclosed seat frame 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 Marine Grade 5052-H32 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.
SEAT MOUNTING FORWARD FACING CENTER
The forward facing center seats shall be installed facing the front of the cab.
CAB FRONT UNDERSEAT STORAGE ACCESS
The left and right under seat storage areas shall have a solid aluminum hinged door with non-locking latch.
SEAT COMPARTMENT DOOR FINISH
All underseat storage compartment access doors shall have a Zolatone #20-06 black/black texture finish.
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WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM
The cab shall include a dual arm wiper system which shall clear the windshield of water, ice and debris. There
shall be two (2) windshield wipers which shall be affixed to a radial wet arm. The system shall include a single
motor which shall initiate the arm in which both the left hand and right hand windshield wipers are attached,
initiating a back and forth motion for each wiper. The wiper motor 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 dual air pressure gauge 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. 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.
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
The cab exterior shall include Ramco bus style mirrors, one (1) mounted on the drivers’ door and one (1) mounted
on the right front cab corner radius below the windshield.
The left side mirror shall be model CRM-310-1750-TPCHR. The mirror head shall be injection molded chrome
plated ABS plastic that measures 9.50 inches wide X 17.50 inches high and is mounted with a polished die-cast
aluminum arm.
The right side mirror shall be model CRM-310-1752-A10-TPCHR. The mirror head shall be injection molded
chrome plated ABS plastic that measures 9.50 inches wide X 17.50 inches high and is mounted with a 19.00 inch
long polished cast aluminum arm.
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Both the flat and convex mirrors shall be heated and remote controlled. The mirror control switches shall be
located within easy reach of the driver. The mirrors shall be manufactured using the finest quality non-glare glass
and shall feature a rigid mounting thereby reducing vibration. The mirrors shall be corrosion free under all
weather conditions.
REARVIEW MIRROR HEAT SWITCH
The heat for the rearview mirrors shall be controlled through a rocker switch on the dash in the switch panel.
TRIM LOWER SIDE
A stainless steel trim band, 10.00 inches high, with upper and lower black and chrome trim moldings, shall be
installed on the lower exterior sides of the cab and doors. The trim shall be installed so that the top edge
approximately 1.00 inch below the top of the front bumper, and shall be affixed without holes and fasteners.
TRIM LOWER SIDE FRONT
A stainless steel trim band, 10.00 inches high, with upper and lower black and chrome trim moldings, shall be
installed on the lower exterior sides of the cab between the front bumper and the front doors. The trim shall be
installed so that the top edge is approximately 1.00 inch below the top of the front bumper, and shall be affixed
without holes and fasteners.
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 14 gauge 304 polished stainless steel.
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 Chassis emblems. There shall be one (1) for the front air intake grille and
two (2) emblems with integrated model nameplates for the exterior sides of the cab shipped loose for installation
by the body manufacturer.
CAB EXTERIOR MODEL NAMEPLATE
The cab shall include custom “Metro Star” nameplates integrated into the side emblem.
IGNITION
A master battery system with a keyless start ignition system shall be provided. Each system shall be controlled by
a one-quarter 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.
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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 six (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) stainless 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 BOX COVER
Each battery box shall include a stainless steel cover which protects the top of the batteries. Each cover shall
include flush latches which shall keep the cover secure as well as a black powder coated handle for convenience
when opening.
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 selfexciting integral regulator.
BATTERY CONDITIONER
A Kussmaul 1200 battery conditioner shall be supplied. The battery conditioner shall be mounted in the cab in the
area between the driver seat and the LH rear facing outer seat position.
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.
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AUXILIARY AIR COMPRESSOR
A Kussmaul Auto Pump 120V air compressor shall be supplied. The air compressor shall be installed behind the
officer's seat. The air compressor shall be plumbed to the air brake system to maintain air pressure.
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 and the air pump.
ELECTRICAL INLET COLOR
The 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.
FRONT TURN SIGNALS
The front fascia shall include two (2) Whelen model 600 4.00 inch X 6.00 inch programmable amber LED turn
signals which shall be installed in a polished aluminum housing above and outboard of the front warning and head
lamps.
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 two (2) LED round side marker lights which shall be provided just behind the
front cab radius corners.
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MARKER AND ICC LIGHTS
In accordance with FMVSS, there shall be five (5) LED cab marker lamps designating identification, center and
clearance provided. These lamps shall be installed on the roof of the cab. The lamps shall be a teardrop shape
and include chrome housings. The lights and shall measure 3.00 inches high X 3.75 inches wide X 11.00 inches
long.
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. The
headlamps shall be equipped with the "Daytime Running" light feature, which shall illuminate the headlights to
80% brilliance when the battery master switch is in the "On" position and the parking brake is released.
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, rocker switched as well as being activated when the parking brake is set.
STEP LIGHTS
The middle step located at each door shall include a recess mounted 4.00 inch round LED 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.
FRONT SCENE LIGHTS
The front of the cab shall include two (2) Whelen model Pioneer PFP2 contour roof mount scene lights installed
on the brow of the cab.
Each lamp head shall have two (2) 12 volt high intensity LED panels. Each lamp head shall draw 12.0 amps and
generate 14,000 lumens total. Each lamp head will be adjustable up to 20-degrees and shall measure 4.25
inches in height X 14.00 inches in width. The lamp heads and brackets shall be powder coated white.
FRONT SCENE LIGHTS ACTIVATION
The front scene lighting shall be activated by a rocker switch.
FRONT SCENE LIGHT LOCATION
There shall be two (2) scene lights mounted to the front brow of the cab inboard of the outer front marker lights.
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INTERIOR OVERHEAD LIGHTS
The cab shall include a two-section, red and clear Weldon incandescent dome lamp 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.
DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS LIGHT
The front headliner of the cab shall include a flashing red light clearly labeled "Do Not Move Apparatus". In
addition to the flashing red light, an audible alarm shall be included which shall sound while the light is activated.
The flashing red light shall be 6.00 inches long X 2.50 inches wide X 1.75 inches high and shall be located
centered left to right for greatest visibility.
The light and alarm shall be interlocked for activation when either a cab door is not firmly closed or an apparatus
compartment 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.
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
The cab front fascia shall include two (2) Whelen 600 series Super LED front warning lights in the left and right
inboard positions. The lights shall feature multiple flash patterns including steady burn for solid colors and multiple
flash patterns for split colors. The lights shall be mounted to the front fascia of the cab within a chrome bezel.
INBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The warning lights mounted on the cab front fascia in the inboard positions shall be red on the left and blue on the
right side.
OUTBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
The cab front fascia shall include two (2) Code 3 Oscilaser halogen front warning lights in the left and right
outboard positions. The lights shall feature a simple and reliable rotating motion or an up and down movement
while oscillating from side to side, both with a parabolic reflector for maximum output. The lights shall be mounted
to the front fascia of the cab within a chrome bezel.
OUTBOARD FRONT WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The warning lights mounted on the cab front fascia in the outboard position shall be clear.
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FRONT WARNING SWITCH
The front warning lights shall be controlled via rocker switch on the panel. This switch shall be clearly labeled for
identification.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS
The chassis shall include two (2) Whelen 600 series Super LED intersection warning lights, one (1) each side.
The lights shall feature multiple flash patterns including steady burn for solid colors and multiple flash patterns for
split colors.
INTERSECTOR WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The intersection lights shall be blue on the left hand light and red on the right hand light.
INTERSECTION WARNING LIGHTS LOCATION
The intersection lights shall be mounted on the side of the bumper.
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS
The cab sides shall include two (2) Whelen 600 series Super LED warning lights, one (1) on each side. The lights
shall feature multiple flash patterns including steady burn for solid colors and multiple flash patterns for split
colors. The lights shall be mounted to the sides of the cab within a chrome bezel.
SIDE WARNING LIGHTS COLOR
The warning lights located on the left side of the cab shall be red in color and the warning lights located on the
right side of the cab shall be blue in color.
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.
INTERIOR DOOR OPEN WARNING LIGHTS
The interior of each door shall include one (1) red 4.00 inch diameter Truck-Lite halogen 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 Federal PA4000 electronic siren control head shall be provided and flush mounted in the in the switch panel
with a location specific to the customer’s needs. The siren shall feature 200-watt output, wail, radio broadcast,
public address, yelp, priority tones and a noise cancelling microphone.
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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 electronic siren 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 two (2) lanyard cables, one (1) on the left hand side accessible
to the driver and one (1) on the right hand side accessible to the officer. An air horn activation circuit shall be
provided to the chassis harness pump panel harness connector.
MECHANICAL SIREN ACTIVATION
The mechanical siren shall be actuated by two (2) Linemaster model SP491-S81 foot switches mounted in the
front section of the cab for use by the driver and officer. Two (2) red momentary siren brake rocker switches shall
be provided in the switch panel on the dash.
The siren shall only be active when master warning switch is on to prevent accidental engagement.
ELECTRONIC SIREN AUXILIARY ACTIVATION
The electronic siren shall include activation by the steering wheel horn button.
BACK-UP ALARM
A Preco-Matic model 1059 dual function, dual sound backup alarm shall be installed at the rear of the chassis
with an auto-adjusting output level of 87 dB to 112 dB. The alarm shall automatically activate when the
transmission is placed in reverse.
INSTRUMENTATION
An ergonomically designed instrument panel shall be provided. Each gauge shall be backlit with LED lamps.
Stepper motor movements shall drive all gauges. The instrumentation system shall be multiplexed and shall
receive ABS, engine, and transmission information over the J1939 data bus to reduce redundant sensors and
wiring.
The instrument panel shall contain the following gauges:
One (1) electronic speedometer shall be included. The primary scale on the speedometer shall read from 0 to
100 MPH, and the secondary scale on the speedometer shall read from 0 to 160 KM/H.
One (1) electronic tachometer shall be included. The scale on the tachometer shall read from 0 to 3000 RPM.
One (1) two-movement gauge displaying primary system, and secondary system air volumes and integral LCD
odometer/trip odometer shall be included on the lower portion of the LCD. The scale on the air pressure gauges
shall read from 0 to 150 pounds per square inch (PSI). The air pressure scales shall be linear to operate with an
accuracy of 1 degree of the measured data with a red indication zone on the gauge showing critical levels of air
pressure. A red indicator light in the gauge shall indicate a low air pressure, as well as a message on the LCD
screen. The odometer shall display up to 9,999,999.9 miles. The trip odometer shall display 9,999.9 miles. The
LCD shall display Transmission Temperature in degrees Fahrenheit on the upper portion of the LCD. The LCD
screen shall also be capable of displaying certain diagnostic functions.
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One (1) four-movement gauge displaying engine oil pressure, coolant temperature, fuel level, voltmeter, and an
*indicator bar displaying Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) LED bar shall be included. The scale on the engine oil
pressure gauge shall read from 0 to 120 pounds per square inch (PSI). The engine oil pressure scale shall be
linear to operate with an accuracy of 1 degree of the measured. A red indicator light in the gauge shall indicate a
low engine oil pressure, as well as a message on the LCD screen. The scale on the coolant temperature gauge
shall read from 100 to 250 degrees Fahrenheit (F). The coolant temperature scale shall be linear to operate with
an accuracy of 1 degree of the measured data with a red indication zone on the gauge showing critical levels of
air pressure. A red indicator light in the gauge shall indicate high coolant temperature, as well as a message on
the LCD screen. The scale on the fuel level gauge shall read from empty to full as a percentage of fuel
remaining. An amber indicator light shall indicate low fuel at 25% tank level. The scale on the voltmeter shall
read from 10 to 16 volts with a red indication zone on the gauge showing critical levels of battery voltage. A red
indicator light shall indicate high or low system voltage, as well as a message on the LCD screen. The scale on
the DEF LED bar will consist of four (4) LEDs displaying levels in increments of 25% of useable DEF in green.
Upon decreasing levels, the indicator bar will change colors to notify the driver of decreasing levels of DEF and
action will be required. An amber indicator light shall indicate low levels of DEF, as well as a message on the
LCD screen and an audible alarm.
The instrument panel shall include a light bar that contains the following LED indicator lights and produce the
following audible alarms in applicable configurations:
RED LAMPS
Stop Engine-indicates critical engine fault
Air Filter Restricted-indicates excessive engine air intake restriction
Park Brake-indicates parking brake is set
Seat Belt Indicator-indicates when a seat is occupied and corresponding seat belt remains unfastened
Low Coolant-indicates engine coolant is required
AMBER LAMPS
MIL-indicates an engine emission control system fault
Check Engine-indicates engine fault
Check Trans-indicates transmission fault
High Transmission Temperature-indicates excessive transmission oil temperature
ABS-indicates anti-lock brake system fault
HEST-indicates a high exhaust system temperature
Water in Fuel-indicates presence of water in fuel filter
*DPF-indicates a restriction of the diesel particulate filter
*Regen Inhibit-indicates regeneration has been postponed due to user interaction
Range Inhibit-indicates a transmission operation is prevented and requested shift request may not occur.
*SRS-indicates a problem in the supplemental restraint system
Check Message-Turn Signal On
Check Message-Door Ajar
Check Message-Cab Ajar
*Check Message-ESC Active
*Check Message-DPF Regen Active
Check Message-No Engine Data
Check Message-No Transmission Data
Check Message-No ABS Data
Check Message-No Data All Communication With The Vehicle Systems Has Been Lost
Check Message-Check Engine Oil Level
Check Message-Check Washer Fluid Level
Check Message-Check Power Steering Fluid Level
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Check Message-Low Transmission Fluid Level
Check Message-Check Coolant Level
GREEN LAMPS
Left and Right turn signal indicators
*ATC-indicates low wheel traction for automatic traction control equipped vehicles, also indicates mud/snow mode
is active for ATC system
High Idle-indicates engine high idle is active.
Cruise Control-indicates cruise control is active
OK to Pump-indicates the pump engage conditions have been met
Pump Engaged-indicates the pump is currently in use
Auxiliary Brake-indicates secondary braking device is active
BLUE LAMP
High Beam Indicator
WHITE LAMP
Wait to Start-indicates active engine air preheat cycle
AUDIBLE ALARMS FROM GAUGE PACKAGE
High Trans Temp
High or Low Voltage
Check Engine
Check Transmission
Stop Engine
Low Air Pressure
Fuel Low
Water in Fuel
*ESC
High Coolant Temperature
Low Engine Oil Pressure
Low Coolant Level
*Low DEF Level
Air Filter Restricted
Extended Left and Right Turn Remaining On
Cab Ajar
Door Ajar
ABS System Fault
Seatbelt Indicator
EXTERNAL AUDIBLE ALARM
Air Filter
Cab Ajar
Door Ajar
Check Engine
Stop Engine
Low Air Pressure
Low Engine Oil Pressure
Water in Fuel
*Low DEF
ABS System Fault
Seatbelt Indicator
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*Items marked with an asterisk are provided only in applicable configurations.
LCD MESSAGES
Transmission Temperature
Battery Voltage
Engine Hours
Vehicle Speed
Engine RPMs
Fuel Level
DEF Level
Engine Oil Pressure
Ammeter (If quipped)
Auxiliary Ammeter (If quipped)
Engine Coolant Temp
Primary System Air Pressure
Secondary System Air Pressure
Turbo Boost Pressure
Exhaust Temperature
Engine Load
Engine Torque
Instant Fuel Economy
Average Fuel Economy
BACKLIGHTING COLOR
The instrumentation gauges and the switch panel legends shall be backlit using red LED backlighting.
RADIO
A Jensen radio with weather band, AM/FM stereo receiver, compact disc (CD) player, and four (4) speakers shall
be installed in the cab. The radio shall include rear RCA input pigtail connector, satellite radio capability, and a
covered front auxiliary mini stereo input with iPod ready USB jack. The CD player shall be compatible with CD-R,
CD-RW and MP3 format discs. The radio shall be installed in the left hand overhead position. The speakers shall
be installed inside the cab with two (2) speakers recessed within the headliner of the front of the cab just behind
the windshield and two (2) speakers on the upper rear wall of the cab.
AM/FM ANTENNA
A small antenna shall be located on the left hand side of the cab roof for AM/FM and weather band reception.
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 installed by Spartan Chassis. 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.
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COMMUNICATION ANTENNA CABLE ROUTING
The antenna cable shall be routed from the antenna base mounted on the roof to the area inside the center rocker
switch console.
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 5.0 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 safety triangle kit.
DOOR KEYS
The cab and chassis shall include a total of four (4) door keys for the manual door locks.
WARRANTY
Summary of Warranty Terms:
THE FOLLOWING IS SUMMARY OF WARRANTY TERMS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THE ACTUAL LIMITED
WARRANTY DOCUMENT, WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THIS OPTION, CONTAINS THE COMPLETE
STATEMENT OF THE SPARTAN CHASSIS, INC. LIMITED WARRANTY. SPARTAN’S RESPONSIBILITY IS TO
BE ACCORDING TO THE TERMS OF THE COMPLETE LIMITED WARRANTY DOCUMENT.
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 twenty-four (24) months, or the first 36,000 miles, whichever occurs first. The
warranty period shall commence on the date the vehicle is delivered to the first end user.
CAB AND CHASSIS LABELING LANGUAGE
The cab and chassis shall include the applicable caution, warning, and safety notice labels with text to be written
in English.
CHASSIS OPERATION MANUAL
There shall be two (2) digital copies of the chassis operation manual provided with the chassis. The digital data
shall include a parts list specific to the chassis model.
ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION OPERATION MANUALS
The following manuals specific to the engine and transmission models ordered will be included with the chassis in
the ship loose items:
(2) Digital copies of the Engine Owner’s manual
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(2) Digital copies of the Transmission Operator’s manual
(2) Hard copies of the Engine Operation and Maintenance manual with CD
CAB/CHASSIS AS BUILT WIRING DIAGRAMS
The cab and chassis shall include two (2) digital copies of wiring schematics and option wiring diagrams.
SALES TERMS
The sale of the Spartan Chassis shall be governed by the terms contained on the Sales Terms – Acceptance of
Purchase Order document, a copy of which is attached to this option.
Make sure 5# fire extinguisher is ordered with chassis.
CAB TO AXLE DIMESION
Cab to axle will be 119”.
SHOP NOTES
CA will be 119" to accommodate 173" WB. 173" WB needed to accommodate Insta Chains.
CHASSIS MODIFICATIONS
LUBRICATION AND TIRE DATA PLATE
A permanent label in the driving compartment shall specify the quantity and type of the following fluids used in the
vehicle and tire information:
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Engine oil
Engine coolant
Chassis transmission fluid
Pump transmission lubrication fluid . . (if applicable)
Pump priming system fluid, if applicable . . (if applicable)
Drive axle(s) lubrication fluid
Air conditioning refrigerant . . (if applicable)
Air conditioning lubrication oil . . (if applicable)
Power steering fluid
Cab tilt mechanism fluid . . (if applicable)
Transfer case fluid . . (if applicable)
Equipment rack fluid (if applicable)
CAFS air compressor system lubricant . . (if applicable)
Generator system lubricant . . (if applicable)
Front tire cold pressure
Rear tire cold pressure
Maximum tire speed ratings
VEHICLE DATA PLATE
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A permanent label in the driving compartment which indicates the following:
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Filter part numbers for the;
 Engine
 Transmission
 Air
 Fuel
Serial numbers for the;
 Engine
 Transmission
Delivered Weights of the Front and Rear Axles
Paint Brand and Code(s)
Sales Order Number
OVERALL HEIGHT, LENGTH DATA PLATE (US)
The fire apparatus manufacturer shall permanently affix a high-visibility label in a location visible to the driver
while seated.
The label shall show the height of the completed fire apparatus in feet and inches, the length of the completed fire
apparatus in feet and inches, and the GVWR in pounds.
Wording on the label shall indicate that the information shown was current when the apparatus was manufactured
and that, if the overall height changes while the vehicle is in service, the fire department must revise that
dimension on the plate.
ACCIDENT PREVENTION
There shall be a placard in the cab seating area which reads, "ALL OCCUPANTS MUST BE SEATED AND
BELTED WHEN THE APPARATUS IS IN MOTION".
PERSONNEL CAPACITY
A label that states the number of personnel the vehicle is designed to carry shall be located in an area visible to
the driver.
ACCIDENT PREVENTION
If the rear bumper is 8" deep or more, there shall be a placard on the rear face of the body, in clear sight from the
ground, which reads, "WARNING - DO NOT RIDE ON STEPS OR DECK AREAS WHILE THE APPARATUS IS
IN MOTION. DEATH OR SERIOUS INJURY MAY RESULT".
WEARING HELMET WARNING
A label stating “DO NOT WEAR HELMET WHILE SEATED” shall be visible from each seating location.
FINAL STAGE MANUFACTURER VEHICLE CERTIFICATION
A final stage manufacturer vehicle certification label shall be provided and installed in the driver cab door jamb
area.
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FRONT BUMPER
The front bumper shall be as provided by the cab/chassis manufacturer. No other alteration or modifications are
required.
BUMPER GRAVELSHIELD
The bumper extension gravel shield shall be provided by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
RESCUE BUMPER COMPARTMENT
The front bumper shall have a minimum 28" extension and have three (3) individual compartments. Two (2)
compartments shall be provided outboard of the chassis frame rails each capable of storing one (1) low pressure,
electric, or hydraulic hose reel. The floors of the outboard compartments shall be sloped to increase the angle of
approach. One (1) compartment shall be located in center of extension located between the chassis frame rails to
store equipment, or hydraulic rescue tools.
A single lid shall cover all three (3) compartments fabricated from 1/8" NFPA compliant aluminum tread plate with
stainless steel hinges, two (2) chrome lift handles and two (2) rubber "T-handle" type latches. The compartment
lid shall have two (2) gas shock type hold open devices, one (1) at each end. The lid shall rise approximately 6"
above the gravel shield with the interior of the lid lined with a neoprene weatherproof seal. There shall be "Not a
Step" label(s) attached to the lid.
Bumper compartment shall have a one (1) OnScene 36" LED light near door opening to provide a minimum of 2
fc (20 lx) at any location on the floor of the compartment without any equipment in the compartment. Lights shall
be automatically activated when door is opened. A flashing warning light signal shall be provided indicating when
parking brake is released that a compartment door is not in a closed position as required by NFPA 1901.
The following shall be located in the bumper:
(1) AMKUS cutter
(1) AMKUS spreader
(2) Hanney hydraulic hose reels
SHOP NOTES
Lid will be approx. 6" high, provided with (2) chrome grab handles with interior lined with neoprene weatherproof
seal. Added $150 to material per Ron W.
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One (1) Hannay EF2016-17-18 hydraulic hose reel(s) capable of storing 100' of dual line hydraulic hose. Reel
will be furnished with polished stainless steel or chrome plated steel end discs and chain driven sprockets.
The rewind button for each reel shall be located adjacent to the reel it controls.
SHOP NOTES
Added $100 for chrome steel end discs and chain sprocket per Ron W.
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The hydraulic reel shall be equipped with 100' of Amkus hydraulic hose. The hose shall be Red in color.
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The hydraulic reel shall connect to the hydraulic pump with one (1) 30' Amkus pigtails. The hoses shall be
Red in color.
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The fairlead roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
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One (1) Hannay EF2016-17-18 hydraulic hose reel(s) capable of storing 100' of dual line hydraulic hose. Reel
will be furnished with polished stainless steel or chrome plated steel end discs and chain driven sprockets.
The rewind button for each reel shall be located adjacent to the reel it controls.
SHOP NOTES
Added $100 for chrome steel end discs and chain sprocket per Ron W.
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The hydraulic reel shall be equipped with 100' of Amkus hydraulic hose. The hose shall be Blue in color.
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The hydraulic reel shall connect to the hydraulic pump with one (1) 30' Amkus pigtails. The hoses shall be
Blue in color.
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The fairlead roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
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Mounts will be supplied and installed for one (1) SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied
hydraulic cutter(s).
SHOP NOTES
Make:________________
Model:_______________
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Mounts will be supplied and installed for one (1) SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied
hydraulic spreader(s).
SHOP NOTES
Make:________________
Model:_______________
FRONT BUMPER GROUND LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) OnScene 8" Access LED lights installed below bumper capable of providing illumination at
a minimum level of 2 fc (20 lx) on ground areas within 30 in. (800 mm) of the edge of the vehicle in areas
designed for personnel to climb onto or descend from the vehicle to the ground level.
Lighting shall be switchable but activated automatically when the vehicle park brake is set.
SHOP NOTES
Modified header.
AIR HORN(S)
The air horn(s) shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
FRONT TOW PROVISIONS
The front tow provisions shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
AIR INTAKE SYSTEM
An air filter shall be provided in the engine’s air intake system.
Air inlet restrictions shall not exceed the engine manufacturer’s recommendations.
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The air inlet shall be equipped with a means of separating water and burning embers from the air intake system.
This requirement shall be permitted to be achieved by either of the following methods:
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Provision of a device such that burning particulate matter larger than 0.039 in. (1.0 mm) in diameter cannot
reach the air filter element.
Provision of a multi screen ember separator capable of meeting the test requirements defined in the Parker
Hannafin, Racor Division, publication LF 1093-90, Ember Separation Test Procedure, or an equivalent test.
EXHAUST
The exhaust system shall be as provided by cab/chassis manufacturer. The tailpipe may require some
modifications for proper ground clearances and fit with body.
The exhaust piping and discharge outlet shall be located or shielded so as not to expose any portion of the
vehicle or equipment to excessive heating.
Exhaust pipe discharge shall be directed away from any operator’s position or entry doors on body.
Where parts of the exhaust system are exposed so that they are likely to cause injury to operating personnel,
protective guards shall be provided.
RADIO/ANTENNA INSTALLATION
There shall be one (1) SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied radio(s) with antenna installed
in the cab within easy reach of driver. The location of radio shall be determined by the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER
FIRE DEPARTMENT at the pre-construction meeting. All required radio programming shall be responsibility of
SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT. Radio(s) may not be fully tested if no radio program is provided
with radio and will be responsibility of SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT after delivery.
Radio shall be installed per Manufacturer's requirements and wired for proper 12 volt power and ground.
SEAT BELT COLOR
Section 14.1.3.4 of the NFPA 1901 Standards, 2009 edition, requires all seat belt webbing in cab to be bright red
or bright orange in color, and the buckle portion of the seat belt shall be mounted on a rigid or semi rigid stalk
such that the buckle remains positioned in an accessible location.
SEAT BELT WEB LENGTH - CUSTOM CAB
Sections 14.1.3.2 and 14.1.3.3 of the NFPA 1901 standards, 2009 edition, require the effective seat belt web
length for a Type 1 lap belt for pelvic restraint to be a minimum of 60", and a Type 2 pelvic and upper torso
restraint-style seat belt assembly to be a minimum of 110".
The chassis seat belt web length as supplied by the custom chassis manufacturer shall be compliant to NFPA
Standards 14.1.3.2 and 14.1.3.3.
SEAT BELT / VDR SYSTEM - CUSTOM CAB
The seat belt warning and vehicle data recorder systems shall be provided by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
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TWO (2) MAP BOX AND PRE-PLAN BOOK 2-SLOT STORAGE MODULES
Two (2) each, fabricated aluminum map box/pre-plan storage modules shall be furnished, located
on the top surface of the interior engine tunnel, each provided with two (2) slots for 3-ring binders
and pre-plan books.
Map boxes will be constructed of 1/8" smooth finish aluminum and painted with a black powder coat paint finish
for a hard durable surface.
Storage modules to be located one (1) per side, outboard rear portion of engine tunnel.
ALUMINUM TRAY - ENGINE COVER
An aluminum fabricated tray shall be furnished on the top of the engine cover, with 1" perimeter flange. The tray
shall be spaced away approximately 1/4" from top surface of engine housing, for the purpose of allowing space
for mounting bracket fasteners. Engine housing tray will be constructed of 1/8" smooth finish aluminum and
painted with a black powder coat paint finish for a hard durable surface.
HELMET STORAGE
No helmet storage is required in the cab driving or crew area.
CAB CRASH TEST CERTIFICATION
A cab crash test certification from the fire apparatus manufacturer shall be provided with the equipment. A copy of
this certification shall be included with the bid.
NOTE: There shall be no exception to any portion of the cab integrity certification requirements. Nonconformance
shall lead to immediate rejection of bid.
The certification shall state that the cab does meet or exceed the requirements below:
1. European Occupant Protection Standard ECE Regulation No. 29.
2. SAE J2422 Cab Roof Strength Evaluation - Quasi-Static Loading Heavy Trucks.
CAB MIRRORS, DRIVER ADJUSTABLE
Section 14.3.5 of the NFPA 1901 Standards, 2009 edition, requires all primary rear view mirrors used by the
driver to be adjustable from the driver's position.
TIRE PRESSURE WARNING DEVICE, LED CAPS FOR SIX (6) TIRES
There shall be a VECSAFE LED, tire alert pressure management system provided that shall monitor each
tire's pressure, A chrome plated brass sensor shall be provided on the valve stemm of each tire for a total of
six (6) tires. The sensor shall activate an integral battery operated LED when the pressure of a tire drops 8
psi, from the nominal pressure when the cap was installed. Removing the cap from the sensor shall indicate
the functionality of the sensor and battery. If the sensor and battery are in working condition, the LED shall
immediately start blinking.
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SUSPENSION AND FRAME CORROSION PROTECTION
Rear axle suspension brackets, left and right sides, front and rear, are to be caulked with silicone sealant
preventing build-up of road salts and moisture that may cause future corrosion of bracket to-frame-rail
attachment points.
TWO (2) REAR WHEELWELL STAINLESS LINED MUD FLAPS
Driver side and passenger's side rear body wheel well mud flaps are to be furnished, made offabric
reinforced neoprene rubber, and bolted to rear wheel well bulkheads using stainless steel strap brackets and
bolts. Mud flaps are to extend approximately 10" below rub rail level (8" above ground).
Rear mud flaps are to be clad on each bottom side with polished stainless steel plates, full width of rubber
material by 5" tall. Plates are to be "through-bolted" to rubber material, with minimum profile threaded bolts
and acorn nuts.
Polished stainless plates are to have the following characters laser cut through the metal and cutout areas
provided with a sandwich of reflective contrasting vinyl material. Driver's side mud flap is to have the word
"FIRE" with a flame image cutout and passenger's side mud flap is to have the word "RESCUE" with a
rescue tool image cut-out.
AIR BRAKE SYSTEM QUICK BUILD-UP
The air brake quick build-up system shall be supplied from the cab/chassis manufacturer.
The quick buildup system shall provide sufficient air pressure so that the apparatus has no brake drag and is able
to stop under the intended operating conditions following the 60-second buildup time.
ROAD EMERGENCY SAFETY KIT
One (1) set of three (3) dual faced triangular warning flares with fold away base complete with storage case per
DOT requirements shall be provided with the completed apparatus.
One (1) 5.0 lb. ABC type vehicle fire extinguisher with bracket per DOT requirements shall be provided with the
completed apparatus.
SHOP NOTES
5.0# fire extinguisher will be furnished with chassis.
CAB REAR WALL INTERIOR CABINET - OVERHEAD
There shall be three (3) overhead cabinet(s) provided on interior rear wall of the cab. Cabinet(s) shall be
constructed of 1/8" smooth finish aluminum, and painted with a black powder coat paint finish for a hard durable
surface. Each cabinet shall be approximately 14" high x 14" deep x 32" wide.
SHOP NOTES
Modified spec to read rear cab wall.
The above cabinet(s) shall have lift-up type door(s). Cabinet doors will have a D-ring, finger-pull type, slam latch.
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SHOP NOTES
Door will have a finger pull slam latch. Adjusted pricing per Ron W.
INTERIOR UNDER CABINET LED LIGHTS
Three (3) OnScene Solution model #70152, 10” x 6” x 7/8”, 10-30 VDC, surface mount dual red and white LED
light(s) with clear lens shall be provided under cabinet. Each light shall be individually switched with a high/low
intensity setting. In addition light(s) will be capable of a 5 second delay after switching off.
There shall be three (3) OnScene Solutions 10" Access LED light(s) mounted inside the cabinet.
CAB MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT
The following items shall be provided in cab as follows;
There shall be (4) J-hooks fabbed and installed by SVI in the cab. The exact location of the hooks shall be
determined during assembly. Hooks shall be used for hanging FD coats.
There shall be a box designed into each of the (2) map boxes specified on the engine to hold disposable gloves.
Design to be supplied by the SVFD. Boxes to be furnished and installed by SVI.
FUEL FILL
There shall be one (1) Fireshoppe fuel fill door located in the streetside exterior wheel well panel, behind the rear
axle. The fill door shall be fabricated from brushed stainless steel. There shall be a permanent label with the text
"DIESEL FUEL ONLY" located adjacent to the fuel fill access.
SCUFF PROTECTION BELOW FUEL FILL DOOR
The area immediately below the fuel fill door shall be provided with a mirror finish polished
stainless steel scuff plate. Scuff plate shall be of a size and located to prevent paint damage
caused by contact with the fueling nozzle. Scuff plate is to be installed with adhesive (no
screws), perimeter edges seal caulked.
BODY DESIGN
The importance of public safety associated with emergency vehicles requires that the construction of this vehicle
meet the following specifications. These specifications are written to establish the minimum level of quality and
design.
It is the intent of these specifications to fully describe the requirements for a custom built emergency type vehicle.
In order to extend the expected service life of this vehicle, the body module shall be removable from the chassis
frame and be capable of being installed on a new chassis.
The sheet metal material requirements, including alloy and material thickness, throughout the specifications are
considered to be a minimum. Since such materials are available to all Manufacturers, the material specifications
shall be strictly adhered to.
The fabrication of the body shall be formed sheet metal. Formed components shall allow the SPEARFISH
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT to have the body repaired locally in the case where any object has struck the
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body and caused damage. The use of proprietary extrusions will prevent the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT from such repair and shall NOT be used.
Following construction of the subframe, which supports the apparatus body, the sheet metal portion of the body
shall be built directly on the subframe. The joining of the subframe and body shall be of a welded integral
construction.
The sheet metal fabrication of the body shall be performed using inert gas continuous feed welders only. The
entire body shall be welded construction. The use of pop rivets in any portion of structural construction may allow
premature failure of the body structure. Therefore, pop rivets shall NOT be used in the construction of the
structural portions of the body. This includes side body sheets, inner panels of compartment doors, and any other
structural portions of the body.
EXTERIOR ALUMINUM BODY
The fabrication of the body shall be constructed from aluminum 3003H-14 alloy smooth plate. This shall include
compartment front panel, vertical side sheets, side upper rollover panels, rear panels and compartment door
frames.
The body compartment floors and exterior panels shall be constructed with not less than 3/16" (.187) aluminum
3003H-14 smooth plate. Interior compartment dividing walls shall be constructed with not less than 1/8" (.125)
aluminum 3003H-14 smooth plate. Lighter gauge sheet metal will not be acceptable in these areas, No
Exceptions.
The front and rear corners of body shall be formed as part of the front or rear body panels. This provides a
stronger body corner and finished appearance. The use of extruded corners, or caps will not be acceptable, No
Exceptions.
The door side frame openings shall be formed "C" channel design. An electrical wiring conduit raceway running
the full length of exterior compartments shall be provided. This raceway shall contain all 12 volt wiring running to
the rear of the apparatus, permitting easy accessibility to wiring.
Individual compartment modules, with dead air space voids between compartments, will not be an acceptable
method of compartment construction.
The compartments shall be an integral part of the body construction. Compartment floors from front of body to
ahead of rear axle, also from rear axle to rear of body shall be single one-piece sections. Compartment floors
shall be preformed, then positioned in body and welded into final position.
Compartment floors shall have a "sweep-out" design with door opening threshold positioned lower than
compartment floor, permitting easy cleaning of compartments. Angles, lips, or door moldings are not acceptable in
the base of compartment door opening. One-way rubber drain valves shall be provided in compartment floors so
that a water hose may be used to flush-out compartment area.
All exterior seams in sheet metal below frame, and around the rear wheel well area shall be welded and caulked
to prevent moisture from entering the compartments. All other interior seams and corners shall be sealed with
silicone based caulk prior to painting.
Only stainless steel bolts, nuts, and sheet metal screws shall be used in mounting exterior trim, hardware and
equipment.
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DRIP RAILS
The body shall have drip rails over the side full height compartments. The drip rails shall be formed into the upper
body panels providing a ridged lower panel and a flat upper body panel surface. The use of mechanically
fastened, taped or glued on drip rails will not be acceptable, No Exceptions.
ROOF CONSTRUCTION
The roof shall be integral with the body and shall be all welded construction. The roof shall be constructed from
3/16" (.188) aluminum 3003H-14 alloy treadplate and supported with 2" x 2" x 1/4" tubing running the full width of
the body. The supports shall be welded in place on approximate 16" centers.
All seams in the roof area shall be welded to the radius and supports prior to paint to prevent entry of moisture. All
roof seams shall be continuously welded.
A 2" formed radius shall be provided along the body sides. The use of extrusions will not be acceptable, No
Exceptions.
BODY SUBFRAME
The chassis frame rails shall be fitted with 1/4" custom extruded UHMW polyethylene rail cap to isolate the body
frame members from direct contact with chassis frame rails.
The body subframe shall be constructed from 6061T6 aluminum alloy tubing. Subframe shall consist of two (2) 2"
x 4" x 1/4" aluminum tubes minimum, the same width as the chassis frame rails. Welded to this tubing shall be
cross members of 2" x 4" x 1/4" aluminum. Smaller dimension, lighter gauge tubing or angle material subframe
shall not be accepted.
These cross members shall extend the full width of the body to support the compartments. Cross members shall
be located at front and rear of the body, below compartment divider walls, and in front and rear of wheel well
opening. Additional aluminum cross members shall be located on 16" centers, or as necessary to support
walkway or heavy equipment.
To form the frame, the tubing shall be beveled and welded at each joint using 5356 aluminum alloy welding wire.
BODY MOUNTING
The body subframe shall be fastened to the chassis frame with a minimum of six (6) spring loaded body mounts.
Each mount shall be configured using a two-piece encapsulated slide bracket. The two (2) brackets shall be
fabricated of heavy duty 1/4" thick steel and shall have a powder coat finish to prevent any corrosion. Each
mounting assembly shall utilizing two (2) 3/4" diameter x 6" long grade 8 bolts and two (2) heavy duty springs.
The assembly design shall allow the body and subframe to act as one (1) component, separate from the chassis.
As the chassis frame twists under driving conditions, the spring mounting system shall eliminate any stress from
being transferred into the body. The spring loaded body mounts shall also prevent frame side rail or body damage
caused by unevenly distributed stress and strains due to load and chassis movement.
Body mountings that do not allow relief from chassis movement will not be acceptable.
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BOLTED, 10" REAR STEP BUMPER
The full width rear bumper shall be constructed from 2" x 2" x 1/4" aluminum tubing frame and covered with 3/16"
NFPA compliant aluminum tread plate. The rear bumper shall be bolted in position and easily replaceable in the
event of damage. The bumper shall extend from the rear vertical body panel 10" and provide a rear step with a
minimum of 1/2" space at body for water drainage.
SHOP NOTES
Rear bumper shall be bolted to body. Adjusted price per Steve G.
REAR TOW EYES
There shall be two (2) heavy duty rear mounted tow eyes securely attached to the body subframe, below the
apparatus body. The tow eyes shall be fabricated from 3/4" thick steel plate and shall have a black powder coat
finish.
TRAILER HITCH
A Class 5, 14,000 lbs. weight carrying capacity (gross trailer weight) rear hitch receiver shall be provided below
the rear bumper. The receiver shall be attached to chassis frame with heavy duty steel frame work.
The hitch shall be complete with a 2-1/2" square receiver. Without the use of a "weight distribution" ball hitch the
Class 5 receiver shall have a capacity of 10,000 lbs. gross trailer weight and a maximum tongue weight of 1000
lbs.
A label shall be provided in a location in which it is visible to an operator making trailer connections. The label
shall state the maximum GVWR and tongue weight of the trailer that can be safely towed with the hitch system.
Two (2) safety chain attachment points shall be provided near the hitch point for hitches designed to use safety
chains, each designed with an ultimate strength of not less than the maximum GVWR specified on label.
GROUND LIGHTS
There shall be two (2) OnScene 8" Access LED lights installed below bumper capable of providing illumination at
a minimum level of 2 fc (20 lx) on ground areas within 30 in. (800 mm) of the edge of the vehicle in areas
designed for personnel to climb onto or descend from the vehicle to the ground level.
Lighting shall be switchable but activated automatically when the vehicle park brake is set.
WHEEL WELL EXTERIOR PANEL
The exterior panel of the body wheel well enclosure shall be constructed from 3/16" smooth aluminum panels.
STAINLESS STEEL BODY FENDERS
The body wheel well openings shall be provided with round radius, polished stainless steel fenderettes. The
fenderettes shall be bolted and easily replaceable if damaged. The fenderettes shall be installed using a rubber
gasket to reduce buildup of moisture and/or debris.
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WHEEL WELL LINERS
The wheel wells shall be provided with an easily removable polymer, circular inner fender liner. The inner liner
shall be bolted to the wheel well with stainless steel bolts and spaced away from the wheel well so the liner will
not accumulate dirt or water.
BODY PAINT SPECIFICATIONS
BODY PAINT PREPARATION
After the body and components have been fabricated they shall be disassembled prior to painting so when the
vehicle is complete there shall be finish paint beneath the removable components. The body shall be totally
removed from chassis during the paint process to insure the entire unit is covered. The body and components
shall be metal finished as follows to provide a superior substrate for painting.
The exterior body shall undergo a thorough cleaning process starting with a biodegradable phosphoric acid
solution to begin the etching process followed by a complete clear water rinse. The next step shall consist of a
chemical conversion coating applied to seal the metal substrate and become part of the metal surface for greater
film adhesion. If the compartment interior is to be painted the interior shall be acid etched as described above
then primed with an epoxy primer and all seams caulked.
All bright metal fittings, if unavailable in stainless steel or polished aluminum, shall be chrome plated. Iron fittings
shall be copper under plated prior to chrome plating.
PAINT PROCESS
The paint process shall follow the strict standards set forth by PPG Industries guidelines. Painters applying PPG
products will be PPG Certified Commercial Technicians, and re-certified every two (2) years.
The body shall go through an eight-stage paint process;
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Clean bare metal using a solvent base wax & grease remover.
Finish all exterior body seams as necessary, followed by a thorough sanding of all bare metal to be painted.
Re-clean bare metal using a solvent base wax & grease remover.
Bare Metal Epoxy Primer Coat - PPG Delfleet® Evolution corrosion resistance epoxy primer to be applied at
1.0-2.0 mills DFT over clean abraded bare metal.
Primer Filler Coat - PPG Delfleet® Evolution urethane build primer to achieve total thickness of 3.0-6.0 mils
DFT after sanding.
Base coat (Color) - PPG Delfleet® Evolution High Solids Polyurethane Base coat. Apply 1.0-3.0 mils DFT of
base coat color to achieve full hiding.
Clear coat PPG Delfleet® Evolution polyurethane premium quality clear coat with improved mar resistant
finish. The clear coat shall be applied to achieve a total dry film thickness of 2.0-3.0 mils.
Curing process of the painted body shall go through a force dry/bake cycle process. The painted components
shall be baked 180 degrees for 2 hours to achieve a complete coating cure on the finished product.
MACHINE POLISHED
After the force dry/bake cycle and ample cool down time, the coated surface shall be sanded using 1,000, 1,500,
and or 3,000 grit sandpaper to remove surface defects. In the final step, the surface shall be buffed then polished
to an extra high gloss smooth finish. Total dry film thickness of paint will average between 8.0-12.0 mils.
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PAINT - ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
The contractor shall meet or exceed all current State (his) regulations concerning paint operations. Pollution
control shall include measures to protect the atmosphere, water and soil. PPG Delfleet® Evolution paint shall be
free of all heavy metal (lead & chromate) components. Paint emissions from sanding and painting shall be filtered
and collected. All paint wastes shall be disposed of in an environmentally safe manner. Solvents used in cleanup
operations shall be collected, sent off-site for distillation and returned for reuse.
FASTENERS
Prior to the assembly and reinstallation of exterior components; i.e. warning and DOT lights, handrails, steps,
door hardware, and miscellaneous items, an isolation tape, or gasket shall be used to prevent damage to the
finish painted surfaces. These components shall be fastened to body using either a plastic insert into body metal
with stainless steel screws or zinc coated nutserts into body surface using stainless steel bolts to prevent
corrosion from dissimilar metals.
ELECTROLYSIS CORROSION CONTROL
The apparatus shall be assembled using ECK or similar corrosion control on all high corrosion potential areas.
ECK protects aluminum and stainless steel against electrolytic reaction, isolates dissimilar metals and gives
bedding protection for hardware and fasteners. ECK contains anti-seizing lubricant for threads. ECK is dielectric
and perfect for use with electrical connectors.
PAINT FINISH - SINGLE COLOR
The body shall be painted with a single color of PPG Delfleet® Evolution paint per approved customer sprayout.
Touch-up paint shall be provided with completed vehicle.
7) Paint Color: Match cab/chassis supplied paint color.
BODY UNDERCOATING
The entire underside of body shall be sprayed with black automotive undercoating. Undercoating shall cover all
areas underside of body and wheel well area to help prevent corrosion under the vehicle.
UNDERCOAT WARRANTY
The body undercoating shall have a warranty provided by the manufacturer for the lifetime of the vehicle or twenty
(20) years, whichever occurs first. The warranty shall be transferable between vehicle owners. Should the
undercoating material applied to the underside of the body and wheel wells of the vehicle ever flake off, peel, chip
or crack due to drying out, the damaged area shall be re-sprayed without charge to the vehicle owner.
PAINT WARRANTY
The vehicle shall be provided with a ten (10) year non-prorated warranty to the original owner. Warranty is
provided by PPG Inc. A warranty sheet with all conditions and maintenance procedures shall be provided with the
delivered vehicle. Pro-rated warranties will not be acceptable.
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COMPARTMENT INTERIOR FINISH
The interior of all exterior body compartments shall be a "Maintenance Free" smooth unpainted finish. All body
seams shall be finished with a caulk sealant for both appearance and moisture protection.
REFLECTIVE STRIPE REQUIREMENTS
Material
All retroreflective materials shall conform to the requirements of ASTM D 4956, Standard Specification for
Retroreflective Sheeting for Traffic Control, Section 6.1.1 for Type I Sheeting.
All retroreflective materials used that are colors not listed in ASTM D 4956, Section 6.1.1, shall have a minimum
coefficient of retroreflection of 10 with observation angle of 0.2 degrees and entrance angle of -4 degrees.
Any printed or processed retroreflective film construction used shall conform to the standards required of an
integral colored film as specified in ASTM D 4956, Section 6.1.1.
Minimum Requirements
A retroreflective stripe(s) shall be affixed to at least 50 percent of the cab and body length on each side, excluding
the pump panel areas, and at least 25 percent of the width of the front of the apparatus.
The stripe or combination of stripes shall be a minimum of 4 in. (100 mm) in total width.
The 4 in. (100 mm) wide stripe or combination of stripes shall be permitted to be interrupted by objects (i.e.,
receptacles, cracks between slats in roll up doors) provided the full stripe is seen as conspicuous when
approaching the apparatus.
GRAPHICS PROOF
A color graphics proof of the reflective striping layout shall be provided for approval by SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER
FIRE DEPARTMENT prior to installation. The graphics proof shall be submitted to SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER
FIRE DEPARTMENT on 8.5" x 11" sheets with front, sides, rear and plan views, each on one (1) sheet. In
addition if there is any special art work an additional sheet shall be provided showing all details.
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - CAB SIDE
The reflective stripe material shall be 6" wide, 3M Scotchcal 680 series.
8) This reflective stripe shall be white in color.
CHEVRON STRIPE - CAB BUMPER
A reflective stripe shall be affixed to the front of cab. The stripe or combination of stripes shall be a minimum of 4
in. (100 mm) in total width.
The approximate 10" wide Chevron retroreflective stripe shall be affixed to at least 25 percent of the width of the
front of the apparatus with retroreflective striping in a chevron pattern sloping downward and away from the
centerline of the vehicle at an angle of 45 degrees. Each stripe shall be 6" width. Chevron panels shall have a 3M
UV over laminate to protect from UV rays, scene damage, and everyday use. Chevron panels shall have a
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minimum 10 year warranty for material failure, and colorfastness.
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The stripe material shall be 3M Scotchcal 680.
All retroreflective materials required shall conform to the requirements of ASTM D 4956, Standard Specification
for Retroreflective Sheeting for Traffic Control, Section 6.1.1 for Type I Sheeting.
This reflective chevron stripe shall alternate red and yellow in color.
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - CAB DOOR INTERIOR
Any door of the apparatus designed to allow persons to enter or exit the apparatus shall have at least 96 in.2
(62,000 mm2) of retroreflective material affixed to the inside of the door.
The stripe material shall be 3M Scotchlite 680.
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This reflective stripe shall be white in color.
REFLECTIVE STRIPE - BODY SIDES
The reflective stripe material shall be 6" wide, 3M Scotchcal 680 series.
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This reflective stripe shall be white in color.
The stripe shall remain in a straight line from the front of the front of cab to the rear body.
CHEVRON REFLECTIVE STRIPE - REAR SIDES PANELS
At least 50 percent of the rear-facing vertical surfaces, visible from the rear of the apparatus, excluding any pump
panel areas not covered by a door, shall be equipped with retroreflective striping in a chevron pattern sloping
downward and away from the centerline of the vehicle at an angle of 45 degrees. Each stripe shall be 6" width.
The rear side panels only of the body shall have a Chevron style reflective stripe layout, and cover as much of the
rear side panels as possible. Chevron panels shall have a 3M UV over laminate to protect from UV rays, scene
damage, and everyday use. Chevron panels shall have a minimum 10 year warranty for material failure, and
colorfastness.
The stripe material shall be 3M Scotchcal 680 series.
This reflective chevron stripe shall alternate red and yellow in color.
LETTERING
GRAPHICS PROOF
A color graphics proof of the lettering layout shall be provided for approval by SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT prior to installation. The graphics proof shall be submitted to SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE
DEPARTMENT on 8.5" x 11" sheets with front, sides, rear and plan views, each on one (1) sheet. In addition if
there is any special art work an additional sheet shall be provided showing all details.
The following lettering shall be provided and installed on the completed unit as follows;
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SIDE CAB DOOR LETTERING
There shall be NO lettering applied in this area.
UPPER BODY SIDE LETTERING
There shall be twenty two (22) 10" high reflective letters furnished and installed on the vehicle.
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This reflective lettering shall be white in color.
REAR BODY LETTERING
There shall be NO lettering applied in this area.
FRONT OF CAB LETTERING
There shall be NO lettering applied in this area.
CAB ROOF LETTERING
There shall be two (2) 22" high reflective letters furnished and installed on the vehicle.
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This reflective lettering shall be black in color.
EXTERIOR COMPARTMENT DOORS
ROLL-UP DOOR CONSTRUCTION - ROBINSON (ROM)
The apparatus shall be equipped with Robinson ROM Series III roll-up exterior compartment doors. Robinson rollup doors shall be complete with the following features;
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Doors shall be front roll with drum positioned at upper front portion of compartment to afford maximum
clearances and head room for mounting equipment to ceiling of compartment
There shall be a non-abrasive side brush seals
Every slat must have interlocking end shoes to prevent slat from moving side-to-side and binding the door
Between each slat must be a co-extruded PVC inner seal to prevent metal-to-metal contact and to repel
moisture. This inner seal is not visible to detract from appearance of door
Slats are to have interlocking joints with a folding locking flange to provide security and prevent penetration by
sharp objects
Slats to be double-wall extrusion 1.366" high by .315" thick. Exterior surface to be flat and interior surface to
be concave to prevent loose equipment from interfering with door operation
Latch system to be a full width one piece lift bar operable by one (1) hand
A 2" wide finger pull integrated into the bottom rail extrusion for easy one (1) hand opening and closing
Clip system that connects the curtain slats to the operator drum which allows for easy tension adjustment
without tools
Each roll-up door shall have a 4" diameter counterbalance operator drum to assist in lifting the door.
Track shall be one-piece aluminum that has an attaching flange and finishing flange incorporated into its
design
Drip rail will have specially designed seal that prevents the seal from scratching the door
Bottom rail extrusion must have smooth back to prevent loose equipment from jamming the door
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Bottom rail to have "V" shaped double seal to prevent water and debris from entering the compartment
Standard replacement parts to be shipped from the United States and available in as little as 48 hours
Will be free from manufacturing defects for a period of up to 7 years from date of purchase provided that the
Product is used under conditions of normal use, that regular periodic maintenance and service is performed
and that the product was installed in accordance with R•O•M’s instructions.
Each shutter door shall decrease the compartment door frame opening approximately 2.00" in width and
approximately 4.50" in height for the bottom section of door assembly.
The specified retroreflective stripe material shall be applied on the roll-up compartment doors. The stripe shall be
precision machine cut for each door slat of the roll-up doors. Under no circumstance will the stripe material be cut
on roll-up door surface.
BODY HEIGHT MEASUREMENTS
The vertical body dimensions shall be as follows:
AHEAD OF REAR AXLE
Description
A
Bottom of Subframe to Top of Body
B
Bottom of Subframe to Bottom of Body
C
Total Body Height
D
Compartment Height Above Frame
E
Compartment Height Below Frame
F
Vertical Door Opening:
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
ABOVE REAR AXLE
Description
G
Vertical Door Opening - Above Rear Wheel
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
BEHIND REAR AXLE
Description
H
Bottom of Subframe to Bottom of Body
I
Compartment Height Above Frame
J
Compartment Height Below Frame
K
Vertical Door Opening:
-with roll-up door
-with hinged door
GENERAL
Description
L
Top of Body to Bottom of Drip Rail
Dimension
83.7"
22.5"
106.2"
48.0"
25.0"
65.0"
68.0"
Dimension
34.0"
37.0"
Dimension
20.0"
48.0"
22.5"
62.0"
65.0"
Dimension
33.5"
(Dimensions are general and subject to change during the actual design process)
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FIVE (5) UPPER BODY COMPARTMENTS (OPEN)
The forward transverse compartment shall be 90.0" long x 27.0" wide x 28.5" deep. There shall be four (4)
compartments parallel to the sides of the body, two (2) on each side. Each of these compartments shall be 52.0"
long x 28.0" wide x 28.5" deep. The side compartments shall be open under each door sill to allow for long
equipment. Each compartment shall be integral with the body construction, and will not be bolted or add-on
modules. The outside walls of each compartment will be double walled to prevent equipment from denting the
outside painted surface.
Each compartment shall have a lift-up type compartment door hinged on the outboard side. Each door shall be
fabricated from 3/16" aluminum tread plate. Each door shall have two (2) pneumatic type cylinders, one (1) at
each end, attached to cast aluminum brackets mounted to the interior surface of the door to hold the door in both
the opened and closed positions. Each door shall be mounted using multiple 16" long, equally spaced, 14 gauge
stainless steel hinges, with 1/4" stainless steel pin. A polyester barrier film gasket shall be placed between
stainless steel hinge and the body mounting surface as necessary to prevent corrosion caused by dissimilar
metals.
Each compartment door shall overlap a 2" vertical lip on the body roof to prevent entry of moisture and sealed
with automotive type rubber molding to provide a weather resistant seal.
Each roof compartment door shall have a chrome 7" handle bolted to center of each door.
Each compartment shall have a 13/16" drain hole located in floor of compartment with a 1" flexible drain tube that
terminates below body.
Each compartment shall have a horizontally mounted OnScene Solutions LED light on the underside of the door.
The light and NFPA door ajar system shall be automatically activated by an individual switch per compartment.
TRANSVERSE ROOF COMPARTMENT - SHELF TRAC
There front transverse roof compartments shall be provided with four rows of horizontally mounted aluminum shelf
trac welded to the walls for vertical partition installation and adjustability.
SIDE ROOF COMPARTMENT - SHELF TRAC
There shall be four rows of horizontally mounted aluminum shelf track welded to the walls of the side upper body
compartments for vertical partition installation and adjustability.
ROOF COMPARTMENT - VERTICAL PARTITIONS
There shall be four (4) vertical partition(s) provided in the roof compartment(s). The partitions shall be designed
for holding equipment in place during travel. Each partition shall be fabricated from 3/16" smooth aluminum and
bolted to specified Shelf Trac for ease of adjustment.
Vertical partitions shall be installed as follows: (1) shall be installed to run front-to-rear in the streetside upper
compartment, full length, (2) dividers to run crossways in the upper transverse compartment, and (1) to be
crossways in the curbside compartment directly to the rear of the hydraulic pump to completely isolate the area
from the rest of the compartment.
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UPPER BODY WALKWAY
A 34" wide, upper body walkway shall be provided at the center of body and recessed into the roof structure. The
walkway shall be fabricated from NFPA compliant 3/16" aluminum tread plate with continuously welded cross
seams to prevent moisture penetration into apparatus body, No Exceptions. The walkway shall be supported with
2" x 2" tubing on 14" - 22" centers.
13/16" drains shall be installed at front of walkway connected to 1" flexible drain tubes that will terminate below
the body.
REAR BODY HANDRAILS
There shall be two (2) 24" vertical handrails on the rear of the body. Handrails shall be NFPA compliant 1-1/4"
knurled 304 stainless steel with welded end stanchions.
BODY WIDTH DIMENSIONS
The body shall be 100.0" wide, not including drip rail or non-permanent fixtures. Interior compartment depth
dimensions shall be approximately:
Area Description
Transverse Area above Subframe
Dimension
95.0"
Compartment Depth below Subframe
24.5"
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (S1)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 41.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 34.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim
components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.
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There shall be NO keyed lock on this roll-up compartment door.
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One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door.
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A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door
opening. The threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior
finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be two (2) OnScene Solutions 81 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of
1,000 lbs. Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 46" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
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door opening permits located above the level of the chassis frame rails. Each slide base shall have a cable
operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle (Pull to Release)
which will lock the tray in the closed and full extension positions. Each tray shall be fabricated from 3/16"
3003 aluminum sheet and shall have welded corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of
approximately 3 ½”.
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There shall be two (2) vertical partition(s) installed on tray dividing the tray into left and right sides. Each
vertical partition shall be horizontally adjustable; mounted on aluminum shelf trac on tray floor.
One vertical partition shall be 24" high and one vertical partition shall be 26" high.

Reflective Scotchcal stripe shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The stripe shall be 2"
wide and RED/WHITE in color. Alternating 6" red/6" white.
SHOP NOTES
Striping shall be red.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be extended to the interior edge of the door. The
floor shall have a 2" vertical lip and a 1" return to increase strength.
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One (1) Hannay ECR1618-17-18 electric cable reel(s) capable of storing 200' of 10/3 electric cable. Reel(s)
shall be designed to hold 110% of the capacity of cord length, with fully enclosed 45 amp, three (3) conductor
collector rings. Reel(s) shall be mounted to channel structure that allows for side-to-side adjustment of reel
position.
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Power rewind control(s) shall be in a position where the operator can observe the rewinding operation
and not be more than 72 in. (1830 mm) above the operator’s standing position, and shall be marked with
a label indicating its function.

A label shall be provided in a visible location adjacent to reel with following information: Current rating,
Current type, Phase, Voltage, and Total cord length.
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The cable reel shall equipped with 200' of 10/3 SEOW black cable, a molded plastic ball clamp, and a
single heavy duty L5-30 twist-lock female plug at the end.
One (1) Akron model EJB series, cast aluminum electrical power distribution box with yellow powder coat
painted finish shall be provided. The power distribution box shall meet all requirements described in NFPA
1901. The power distribution box shall include the following outlets mounted on a backlit face plate;

A 12" pigtail that terminates in an L5-30 configuration to match the cable on the cord reel. The outlet
configuration shall include:

One (1) 120 VAC, 5-20 duplex straight-blade receptacle
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One (1) 120 VAC, 5-20 duplex straight-blade receptacle
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One (1) 120 VAC, 5-20 duplex straight-blade receptacle
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One (1) 120 VAC, 5-20 duplex straight-blade receptacle
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One (1) Akron formed aluminum treadplate vertical mounting bracket shall be provided for specified power
distribution box.
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The fairlead roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
There shall be a 12" long electrical pigtail plug to be shipped loose with the vehicle. One end shall have a 120v
30A twist-lock plug, and the opposite end shall have a 120v 20A straight blade plug.
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.

There shall be one (1) 120 VAC outlet(s) located in compartment on the forward wall.

A 2' long 120v, 20 amp, straight-blade outlet strip shall be supplied for this compartment. Power strip shall
be shipped loose.

Outlet(s) shall be powered by both the on-board generator and shore power system through a relay
system.
The 120v electrical receptacle shall be located against the forward wall of this compartment.

The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-20R).
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One (1) OnScene 8" Access LED ground light shall be provided below the body.
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The 12 volt electrical distribution panel shall be located in the front lower compartment.
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEELS (S2)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 41.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 34.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.
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The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim
components.

The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.

There shall be NO keyed lock on this roll-up compartment door.

One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door.

A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door
opening. The threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior
finish.
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COMPARTMENT LAYOUT
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There shall be vertically mounted aluminum Shelf-Trac for specified component installation. Shelf-Trac
extrusion shall have side extruded channels for use in mounting or securing special ancillary items, without
need for drilling into body.

There shall be one (1) adjustable shelf/shelves approximately 46" deep. Each shelf shall be fabricated from
3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 2" vertical flange along the front and rear edges.

There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 86 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of
600 lbs. The tray base shall be 30" wide maximum x 24" deep. Each slide base shall have a cable operated,
spring loaded latch complimented by a red "T" handle (Pull to Release) which shall lock the tray in the closed
and full extension positions. Each tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 3 ½”
vertical lip and welded corners to form a box type tray surface and as wide as the compartment layout or door
opening permits located below the level of the chassis frame rails.

Reflective Scotchcal stripe shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The stripe shall be 2"
wide and RED/WHITE in color.
SHOP NOTES
Striping shall be red.
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There shall be two (2) OnScene Solutions 83 series aluminum tray base with 70% extension, and rating of
1,000 lbs. Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 94" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits, capable of extending out either side of the body located above the level of the chassis
frame rails. Each slide base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand
opening and red pull handle (Pull to Release) which will lock the tray in the closed, 40% extended and 70%
extended positions. Each tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet shall have welded
corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of approximately 3 ½”.
SHOP NOTES
Trays will be OnScene trays.
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There shall be two (2) vertical partition(s) installed on tray dividing the tray into left and right sides. Each
vertical partition shall be horizontally adjustable; mounted on aluminum shelf trac on tray floor.
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Reflective Scotchcal stripe shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The stripe shall be 2"
wide and RED/WHITE in color. Alternating 6" red/6" white.
SHOP NOTES
Striping shall be red.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be extended to the interior edge of the door. The
floor shall have a 2" vertical lip and a 1" return to increase strength.
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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One (1) OnScene 8" Access LED ground light shall be provided below the body.
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Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - ABOVE REAR WHEELS (S3)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 59.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 52.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.

The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim
components.

The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.

There shall be NO keyed lock on this roll-up compartment door.

One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door.

A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door
opening. The threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior
finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT

There shall be vertically mounted aluminum Shelf-Trac for specified component installation. Shelf-Trac
extrusion shall have side extruded channels for use in mounting or securing special ancillary items, without
need for drilling into body.

There shall be a bolt-in vertical back wall partition to wall off the ASME bottle area from compartment S3. Wall
shall not interfere with the plywood storage rack.
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There shall be one (1) transverse plywood storage module for 4' x 8' sheets of plywood without altering the
size. The module shall be fabricated from 3/16” (.188) 3003H-14 aluminum alloy sheet and shall have hinged
retainers at each end. Module shall hold the following sheets of plywood;

Approximately (12) SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied sheets of 4’ x 8’ x ¾”
sheets of plywood.
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Two (2) OnScene 36" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.

Air storage consisting of four (4) ASME 491 SCF @ 6,000 PSI, (does not require hydrostatic tesing) air
storage cylinders with gauges and valves. Each cylinder shall be 9.6" dia. x 55" long and weigh 400 lbs.
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There will be a heavy walled welded steel rack with powder coat painted hammertone gray finish to hold
all DOT or ASME cylinders.
There will be a cargo netting assembly over the door opening of this compartment for retention of stored
equipment. Netting will be removable at top. Netting will not cover the plywood storage rack.
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STREETSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (S4)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 49.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 42.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.

The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim
components.
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The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.

There shall be NO keyed lock on this roll-up compartment door.

One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door.

A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door
opening. The threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior
finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT

There shall be one (1) OnScene Solutions 81 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of
1,000 lbs. Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 70" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits located above the level of the chassis frame rails. Each slide base shall have a cable
operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle (Pull to Release)
which will lock the tray in the closed and full extension positions. Each tray shall be fabricated from 3/16"
3003 aluminum sheet and shall have welded corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of
approximately 3 ½”.
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There shall be a vertical partition installed onto the tray. Vertical partition shall be horizontally adjustable,
mounted on aluminum shelf trac on tray floor. Partition to be designed to be as high as possible and fit
into the existing space.
The vertical partition material shall be PAC Trac double face 7040 extrusion with the tracks in a horizontal
orientation.
There shall be one (1) slide-out smooth aluminum vertical tool board(s) approximately 24" deep. Each tool
board(s) vertical exterior edge shall have a double 90 degree formed edge to provide an easy grip handle.
The top and bottom of tool board(s) shall be provided with Accuride 9300 series slide tracks. Each board shall
be rated for a maximum 200 lbs. evenly distributed load. Each tool board shall utilize a pneumatic cylinder to
hold the tool board in both the opened and closed positions.
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The tool board material shall be PAC Trac double face 7040 extrusion with the tracks in a horizontal
orientation.
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Each tool board shall be horizontally adjustable; mounted on aluminum shelf trac on compartment floor.
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Reflective Scotchcal stripe shall be provided on both sides of the toolboard. The striping shall be 2" wide
and RED/WHITE in color, alternating in a 6"-6" pattern.
SHOP NOTES
Striping shall be red.
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The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be extended to the interior edge of the door under
the slideout tray area only. The floor shall have a 1" lip down to increase strength.

Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.
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One (1) OnScene 8" Access LED ground light shall be provided below the body.

Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - FRONT (C1)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 41.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 34.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.

The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim
components.

The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.

There shall be NO keyed lock on this roll-up compartment door.

One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door.

A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door
opening. The threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior
finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT

There shall be two (2) OnScene Solutions 81 series aluminum tray base with 100% extension, and rating of
1,000 lbs. Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 46" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits located above the level of the chassis frame rails. Each slide base shall have a cable
operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand opening and red pull handle (Pull to Release)
which will lock the tray in the closed and full extension positions. Each tray shall be fabricated from 3/16"
3003 aluminum sheet and shall have welded corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of
approximately 3 ½”.
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
There shall be two (2) vertical partition(s) installed on tray dividing the tray into left and right sides. Each
vertical partition shall be horizontally adjustable; mounted on aluminum shelf trac on tray floor.
One vertical partition shall be 24" high and one vertical partition shall be 26" high.

Reflective Scotchcal stripe shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The stripe shall be 2"
wide and RED/WHITE in color. Alternating 6" red/6" white.
SHOP NOTES
Striping shall be red.

There will be a netting assembly over the lower compartment opening for retention of stored equipment.
Netting will be removable at top or side.
The cab tilt control pendant shall be located above the slideout tray on the forward wall of this compartment.

The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be extended to the interior edge of the door. The
floor shall have a 2" vertical lip and a 1" return to increase strength.

One (1) Hannay ECR1618-17-18 electric cable reel(s) capable of storing 200' of 10/3 electric cable. Reel(s)
shall be designed to hold 110% of the capacity of cord length, with fully enclosed 45 amp, three (3) conductor
collector rings. Reel(s) shall be mounted to channel structure that allows for side-to-side adjustment of reel
position.


Power rewind control(s) shall be in a position where the operator can observe the rewinding operation
and not be more than 72 in. (1830 mm) above the operator’s standing position, and shall be marked with
a label indicating its function.

A label shall be provided in a visible location adjacent to reel with following information: Current rating,
Current type, Phase, Voltage, and Total cord length.

The cable reel shall equipped with 200' of 10/3 SEOW black cable, a molded plastic ball clamp, and a
single heavy duty L5-30 twist-lock female plug at the end.
One (1) Akron model EJB series, cast aluminum electrical power distribution box with yellow powder coat
painted finish shall be provided. The power distribution box shall meet all requirements described in NFPA
1901. The power distribution box shall include the following outlets mounted on a backlit face plate;

A 12" pigtail that terminates in an L5-30 configuration to match the cable on the cord reel. The outlet
configuration shall include:

One (1) 120 VAC, 5-20 duplex straight-blade receptacle

One (1) 120 VAC, 5-20 duplex straight-blade receptacle

One (1) 120 VAC, 5-20 duplex straight-blade receptacle

One (1) 120 VAC, 5-20 duplex straight-blade receptacle
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One (1) Akron formed aluminum treadplate vertical mounting bracket shall be provided for specified power
distribution box.

The fairlead roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.

One (1) OnScene 8" Access LED ground light shall be provided below the body.
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - AHEAD OF REAR WHEEL (C2)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 41.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 34.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.

The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim
components.

The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.

There shall be NO keyed lock on this roll-up compartment door.

One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door.

A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door
opening. The threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior
finish.
COMPARTMENT LAYOUT

There shall be vertically mounted aluminum Shelf-Trac for specified component installation. Shelf-Trac
extrusion shall have side extruded channels for use in mounting or securing special ancillary items, without
need for drilling into body.

There shall be one (1) adjustable shelf/shelves approximately 46" deep. Each shelf shall be fabricated from
3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 2" vertical flange along the front and rear edges.

There shall be two (2) OnScene Solutions 83 series aluminum tray base with 70% extension, and rating of
1,000 lbs. Slide-out tray(s) base shall be approximately 94" deep and as wide as the compartment layout or
door opening permits, capable of extending out either side of the body located above the level of the chassis
frame rails. Each slide base shall have a cable operated, spring loaded latch complimented by a large hand
opening and red pull handle (Pull to Release) which will lock the tray in the closed, 40% extended and 70%
extended positions. Each tray top shall be fabricated from 3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet shall have welded
corners to form a box type tray surface with an internal depth of approximately 3 ½”.
SHOP NOTES
Trays will be OnScene Trays.
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
There shall be two (2) vertical partition(s) installed on tray dividing the tray into left and right sides. Each
vertical partition shall be horizontally adjustable; mounted on aluminum shelf trac on tray floor.

Reflective Scotchcal stripe shall be provided on the front and side faces of the tray. The stripe shall be 2"
wide and RED/WHITE in color. Alternating 6" red/6" white.
SHOP NOTES
Striping shall be red.

There will be a netting assembly over the lower compartment opening for retention of stored equipment.
Netting will be removable at top or side.

The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall be extended to the interior edge of the door. The
floor shall have a 2" vertical lip and a 1" return to increase strength.

Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.

One (1) OnScene 8" Access LED ground light shall be provided below the body.

Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - ABOVE REAR WHEEL (C3)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 59.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 52.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.

The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim
components.

The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.

There shall be NO keyed lock on this roll-up compartment door.

One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door.

A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door
opening. The threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior
finish.
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COMPARTMENT LAYOUT

There shall be vertically mounted aluminum Shelf-Trac for specified component installation. Shelf-Trac
extrusion shall have side extruded channels for use in mounting or securing special ancillary items, without
need for drilling into body.

One (1) SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT supplied sheets of 4’ x 8’ x ¾” sheets of plywood
(opposite side).
SHOP NOTES
Plywood storage, opposite side.

{Quantity} PAC Trac SCBA Cylinder Mate #CM6060, 60 minute storage molded plastic module(s) shall be
provided in compartment.
SHOP NOTES
Brand:
Diameter: " (must be less than 5.625")
Length:
" (with valve)

Two (2) OnScene 36" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.

Air storage for cascade system.
CURBSIDE COMPARTMENT - REAR (C4)
The interior useable compartment width shall be approximately 49.0" wide.
The compartment door opening shall be approximately 42.0" wide.
This compartment shall have a ROM roll-up door.

The roll-up door shall have an unpainted satin aluminum finish on the door slats and the door trim
components.

The door shall be equipped with a CPI harsh environment mechanical type door ajar switch located inside
compartment interior lower door track.

There shall be NO keyed lock on this roll-up compartment door.

One (1) nylon strap shall be provided to assist in closing the door.

A compartment threshold protection plate shall be installed on the bottom edge of the compartment door
opening. The threshold protection shall be fabricated from an aluminum extrusion with an anodized exterior
finish.
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COMPARTMENT LAYOUT

There shall be vertically mounted aluminum Shelf-Trac for specified component installation. Shelf-Trac
extrusion shall have side extruded channels for use in mounting or securing special ancillary items, without
need for drilling into body.

There shall be one (1) adjustable shelf/shelves approximately 30" deep. Each shelf shall be fabricated from
3/16" 3003 aluminum sheet with a 2" vertical flange along the front and rear edges.

The floor of the compartment above the frame rails shall cover the area directly above the frame rails ONLY
(non-extended floor).

One (1) Hannay EF1514-17-18 low pressure air hose reel(s) shall be provided in this compartment. Reel shall
be designed to hold 110% of the capacity needed.

Power rewind control(s) shall be in a position where the operator can observe the rewinding operation
and shall be marked with a label indicating its function and shall be guarded to prevent accidental
operation.

A label shall be provided in a visible location adjacent to reel with following information: (1) Utility air or
breathing air, (2) Operating pressure, (3) Total hose length, (4) Hose size (ID).

The hose reel shall equipped with 100' of 3/8" Parker Series 7092 GST II low pressure air hose rated for
300 PSI maximum pressure. A molded plastic ball clamp shall be provided on the hose to stop it at the 4way roller. The hose shall be Red in color.

The air supply shall be from the mobile breathing air system.

A reel shut-off valve, pressure regulator, and 0-150 psi gauge shall be provided on an aluminum control
panel near the air reel, not exceeding 72" from ground.

The fairlead roller shall be mounted directly to the reel.
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Two (2) OnScene 64" Access LED compartment lights, vertically mounted.

One (1) Bauer model CFS5.5-2S, NFPA 1901 compliant containment type two (2) position SCBA cylinder
filling station with built-in 4-bank manual cascade control panel rated for cylinder pressures up to 5,500 PSI
shall be provided and installed with proper reinforcement for weight of fill station and venting thru floor
opening. Fill station shall be approximately 30" wide x 57.5" high x 21.5" deep and weigh 810 lbs.

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An air storage refill port shall be provided on the fill station.

The fill station fill whip(s) shall terminate in a high pressure CGA-347 threaded connectors for 4,500 5,500 PSI air pack cylinders.
One (1) OnScene 8" Access LED ground light shall be provided below the body.
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There shall be a bolt-in vertical compartment back wall installed in this compartment to isolate this
compartment from the opposite side.
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Two (2) 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" black plastic louvered vents shall be provided in the lower compartment.
ROOF ACCESS STAIRWAY
The rear of the body shall be provided with a recessed center stairway with minimum 34" width. Stairs treads shall
be 9.5" minimum depth and formed from 3/16" NFPA compliant aluminum tread plate with uniformed maximum
riser height of 12". Roll-out ladder design requiring set-up time and 8 plus feet behind apparatus or vertical
ladders that do not allow firefighter to safely ascend or descend with equipment will not be acceptable.
STAIRWAY HANDRAILS
There shall be two (2) handrails provided, one (1) on each side wall of recessed center stairway providing threepoints of contact at all times for safer access to roof compartments. The handrails shall be angled for optimum
use during ingress or egress of the upper walkway area.
Handrails shall be NFPA compliant 1-1/4" knurled 304 stainless tubing with welded end stanchions.
PLASTIC FLOOR AND SHELF TILE
All compartment floors, shelves, and trays shall be covered with Turtle Tile plastic interlocking grating.
NOTE: There shall be no Turtle Tile installed up in the upper rear curbside compartment, due to the oil dry
material.
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The plastic floor tile shall be black.

The plastic edge trim shall be black.
UPPER ROOF WALKWAY FOLDING STEPS
There shall be two (2) Cast Products polished cast aluminum folding step(s) provided and installed on completed
vehicle at the rear portion of the upper roof walk-way. Steps will be inline with the walkway floor. Each step shall
be heavy duty with stainless steel spring and textured step surface meeting NFPA standards. Each step will
include integrated upper and lower LED lights.
ROPE TIE-OFF OR PORTABLE WINCH RECEIVERS
The completed unit shall have an integrated receiver system for use with rope tie-off accessory and/or a portable
electric winch component, when specified.
Each side receiver (if specified) shall have the following load rating:
STRAIGHT PULL
SAFETY FACTOR
Rope Tie Off:
600 Lbs.
15:1
Winch:
5,000 Lbs.
2:1
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Each front and/or rear receiver (if specified) shall have the following load rating:
STRAIGHT PULL
SAFETY FACTOR
Rope Tie Off:
600 Lbs.
15:1
Winch:
Winch Load Rating (9,000 Lbs. Max)
2:1
The following items shall be provided to accomplish rope rescue and/or portable winch operation;

Two (2) rope tie-off anchor accessories shall be provided with the completed vehicle. Each anchor accessory
shall include a hitch pin to lock it in place. The tie off anchor accessories shall have an eyelet for use with a
rope rescue carabineer. A mounting bracket shall be provided to store each rope tie off accessory in a body
compartment as close to receiver as possible.
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One (1) portable winch shall be supplied by SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT. The contractor
shall make necessary provisions to accept supplied portable winch.
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There shall be one (1) 2" receiver tube(s) located at the front bumper for use with rope tie-off accessory
and/or a portable electric winch. The front receiver tube will be furnished and installed by SVI.
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Front bumper Class 5 receiver furnished with chassis. Note:
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There shall be one (1) 12 VDC plug(s) with quick connect provided to power a Warn portable winch. All
12 VDC cables to be sized according to Warn and installation for intended use.
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The receiver(s) shall have one (1) rubber cover(s) provided.
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There shall be one (1) 2" receiver tube(s) located on the streetside body fender panel ahead of rear wheels
for use with rope tie-off accessory and/or a portable electric winch. Note: Streetside receiver is rated for 5,000
lbs. winch pull with a 2 to 1 safety factor.
SHOP NOTES
Receiver is rated for 5,000 lbs. winch pull with a 2 to 1 safety factor. Per Ron W.
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There shall be one (1) 12 VDC plug(s) with quick connect provided to power a Warn portable winch. All
12 VDC cables to be sized according to Warn and installation for intended use.
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The receiver(s) shall have one (1) rubber cover(s) provided.
There shall be one (1) 2" receiver tube(s) located on the curbside body fender ahead of rear wheels for use
with rope tie-off accessory and/or a portable electric winch. Note: Curbside receiver is rated for 5,000 lbs.
winch pull with a 2 to 1 safety factor.
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There shall be one (1) 12 VDC plug(s) with quick connect provided to power a Warn portable winch. All
12 VDC cables to be sized according to Warn and installation for intended use.
SHOP NOTES
Receiver is rated for 5,000 lbs. winch pull with a 2 to 1 safety factor. Per Ron W.
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The receiver(s) shall have one (1) rubber cover(s) provided.
The rear center mounted trailer hitch shall be compatible with a pinnable rope tie-off accessory and/or a
portable electric winch.
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There shall be one (1) 12 VDC plug(s) with quick connect provided to power a Warn portable winch. All
12 VDC cables to be sized according to Warn and installation for intended use.
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The receiver(s) shall have one (1) rubber cover(s) provided.
FUSE PROTECTED WINCH BATTERY CABLES
The cable provided by winch power receptacles manufacturer will be used by the Body Manufacturer when
installing receptacles.
The specified winch 12-volt power receptacle(s) are to be high-amperage fuse protected.
AMKUS 240SS POWER UNIT WITH MOUNTING
The following rescue tool pump will be provided with the purchase of the apparatus:
Electric Power Unit, 240 volt single phase power, provides performance virtually the same as the AMKUS
Ultimate System. Two tools can be connected and operated simultaneously, Can be used with hose lengths up to
200'. DC fan cooled hydraulic heat exchanger.
Complete on-board circuit panel for: individual motor and circuit activation, LED circuit status display. LCD display
for operational diagnostics, integrated low oil warning and low oil shut down.
Uses AMKUS non-toxic mineral base hydraulic "fluid, provided with "wired" switching at front bumper.
Four (4) additional gallons of hydraulic fluid will be provided for charging hydraulic hose reels.
Unit to be mounted in the curbside forward upper body compartment.
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One (1) Amkus 240SS electric hydraulic power unit(s) will be mounted in a compartment determined by the
SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT. The unit will be hard wired to 240 VAC electrical power
with switch shall be provided on wall within easy reach of operator for turning the power unit ON/OFF.
Location of the switch will be in compatment C1, or C2, per customers decision.
SIDE BODY PROTECTION - RUB RAIL
OnScene Solutions rub rails shall be provided below the compartment door openings on both the streetside and
curbside.
The rub rail shall be fabricated from 6063 extruded aluminum, measuring approximately 2-3/4" high x 1-3/8" thick
with tapered aluminum end caps. The rub rail shall be bolted to the body using stainless steel bolts and 1-1/2"
diameter x 5/8" thick rubber mount isolators to prevent damage to the body.
The rails shall incorporate LED clearance marker lighting recessed into the rail fascia to avoid damage to the light
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in case of impact. The rub rail shall have an accessory mounting track integrated into the backside of the rail to
allow mounting of accessories such as ground lighting.
LOW VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM- 12 VDC
General
Any low voltage electrical systems or warning devices installed on the fire apparatus shall be appropriate for the
mounting location and intended electrical load.
Where wire passes through sheet metal, grommets shall be used to protect wire and wire looms. Electrical
connections shall be with double crimp water-tight heat shrink connectors.
All 12 VDC wiring running from front to back of vehicle body shall be run in full length electrical wiring raceway
down each side of body.
Wiring
All electrical circuit feeder wiring supplied and installed by the fire apparatus manufacturer shall meet the
requirements of NFPA Chapter 13.
The circuit feeder wire shall be stranded copper or copper alloy conductors of a gauge rated to carry 125 % of the
maximum current for which the circuit is protected. Voltage drops in all wiring from the power source to the using
device shall not exceed 10 %. The use of star washers for circuit ground connections shall not be permitted.
All circuits shall otherwise be wired in conformance with SAE J1292, Automobile, Truck, Truck-Tractor, Trailer,
and Motor Coach Wiring.
Wiring and Wire Harness Construction
All insulated wire and cable shall conform to SAE J1127, Low Voltage Battery Cable, or SAE J1128, Low Voltage
Primary Cable, type SXL, GXL, or TXL.
All conductors shall be constructed in accordance with SAE J1127 or SAE J1128, except where good engineering
practice dictates special strand construction. Conductor materials and stranding, other than copper, shall be
permitted if all applicable requirements for physical, electrical, and environmental conditions are met as dictated
by the end application. Physical and dimensional values of conductor insulation shall be in conformance with the
requirements of SAE J1127 or SAE J1128, except where good engineering practice dictates special conductor
insulation. The overall covering of conductors shall be moisture-resistant loom or braid that has a minimum
continuous rating of 194°F (90°C) except where good engineering practice dictates special consideration for loom
installations exposed to higher temperatures. The overall covering of jacketed cables shall be moisture resistant
and have a minimum continuous temperature rating of 194°F (90°C), except where good engineering practice
dictates special consideration for cable installations exposed to higher temperatures.
All wiring connections and terminations shall use a method that provides a positive mechanical and electrical
connection. The wiring connections and terminations shall be installed in accordance with the device
manufacturer’s instructions. All ungrounded electrical terminals shall have protective covers or be in enclosures.
Wire nut, insulation displacement, and insulation piercing connections shall not be used.
Wiring shall be restrained to prevent damage caused by chafing or ice buildup and protected against heat, liquid
contaminants, or other environmental factors.
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Wiring shall be uniquely identified at least every 2 ft (0.6 m) by color coding or permanent marking with a circuit
function code. The identification shall reference a wiring diagram.
Circuits shall be provided with properly rated low voltage overcurrent protective devices. Such devices shall be
readily accessible and protected against heat in excess of the overcurrent device’s design range, mechanical
damage, and water spray. Circuit protection shall be accomplished by utilizing fuses, circuit breakers, fusible
links, or solid state equivalent devices.
If a mechanical-type device is used, it shall conform to one of the following SAE standards:
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SAE J156, Fusible Links
SAE J553, Circuit Breakers
SAE J554, Electric Fuses (Cartridge Type)
SAE J1888, High Current Time Lag Electric Fuses
SAE J2077, Miniature Blade Type Electrical Fuses
Switches, relays, terminals, and connectors shall have a direct current (dc) rating of 125 % of maximum current
for which the circuit is protected.
Power Supply
A 12 V or greater electrical alternator shall be provided. The alternator shall have a minimum output at idle to
meet the minimum continuous electrical load of the vehicle, at 200°F (93°C) ambient temperature within the
engine compartment, and shall be provided with full automatic regulation.
Minimum Continuous Electrical Load
The minimum continuous electrical load shall consist of the total amperage required to simultaneously operate the
following in a stationary mode during emergency operations:
2) The propulsion engine and transmission
3) All legally required clearance and marker lights, headlights, and other electrical devices except windshield
wipers and four-way hazard flashers
4) The radio(s) at a duty cycle of 10 percent transmit and 90 % receive (for calculation and testing purposes, a
default value of 5 A continuous)
5) The lighting necessary to produce 2 fc (20 lx) of illumination on all walking surfaces on the apparatus and on
the ground at all egress points onto and off the apparatus, 5 fc (50 lx) of illumination on all control and
instrument panels, and 50 percent of the total compartment lighting loads
1) The minimum optical warning system, where the apparatus is blocking the right-of way
2) The continuous electrical current required to simultaneously operate any fire pumps, aerial devices, and
hydraulic pumps
3) Other warning devices and electrical loads defined by the purchaser as critical to the mission of the apparatus
If the apparatus is equipped to tow a trailer, an additional 45 A shall be added to the minimum continuous
electrical load to provide electrical power for the federally required clearance and marker lighting and the optical
warning devices mounted on the trailer.
The condition of the low voltage electrical system shall be monitored by a warning system that provides both an
audible and a visual signal to persons on, in, or near the apparatus of an impending electrical system failure
caused by the excessive discharge of the battery set.
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The charge status of the battery shall be determined either by direct measurement of the battery charge or
indirectly by monitoring the electrical system voltage.
If electrical system voltage is monitored, the alarm shall sound if the system voltage at the battery or at the master
load disconnect switch drops below 11.8 V for 12 V nominal systems, 23.6 V for 24 V nominal systems, or 35.4 V
for 42 V nominal systems for more than 120 seconds.
A voltmeter shall be mounted on the driver’s instrument panel to allow direct observation of the system voltage.
Electromagnetic Interference
Electromagnetic interference suppression shall be provided, as required, to satisfy the radiation limits specified in
SAE J551/1, Performance Levels and Methods of Measurement of Electromagnetic Compatibility of Vehicles,
Boats (up to 15 m), and Machines (16.6 Hz to 18 GHz).
Wiring Diagram
A complete electrical wiring schematic of actual system shall be provided with finished apparatus. Similar or
generic type electrical schematics shall NOT BE ACCEPTABLE.
Low Voltage Electrical System Performance Test
A low voltage electrical system test certification shall be provided with delivered apparatus.
12 VOLT DIAGNOSTIC RELAY CONTROL CENTER
The 12 volt power distribution shall be conveniently located with easy access for service. All relays and circuit
breakers shall be plug-in type allowing for removal for repairs without necessitating soldering or tools. The
sockets mounts for both the relays and circuit breakers shall be of a design that permits the use of standard
automotive type components.
The 12 volt distribution panel shall utilize printed circuit boards mounted in high strength enclosure. Each printed
circuit board shall be provided with twelve (12) heavy duty independent switching relays. Each relay shall have
the ability to be configured either normally open or normally closed and be protected by a 20 amp automatic reset
breaker. Each circuit will be provided with a LED for visual diagnostic.
Power distribution panel shall be located in apparatus body within a protected enclosure with removable or hinged
cover.
ROCKER SWITCH PANEL
The 12 volt control switch panel shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM MANAGER
The chassis shall contain an electrical system manager for:
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Monitoring chassis battery voltage
Shedding pre-determined electrical circuits
Sequencing pre-determined electrical circuits
Automatically controlling chassis engine fast-idle
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Monitor master switch and parking brake applications
Automatically control warning light modes ("Calling-For" and "Blocking Right of Way")
Provide low voltage alarm
Programmable control circuits
Remote system status indicator panel
System manager shall perform all electrical functions required by current NFPA 1901 Standards.
The electrical system manager shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
BATTERY SYSTEM
The battery connectors shall be heavy duty type with cables terminating in heat shrink loom. Heavy duty battery
cables shall provide maximum power to the electrical system. Where required, the cables shall be shielded from
exhaust tubing and the muffler. Large rubber grommets shall be provided where cables enter the battery
compartment.
Batteries shall be of the high-cycle type. With the engine off, the battery system shall be able to provide the
minimum continuous electrical load for 10 minutes without discharging more than 50 percent of the reserve
capacity and then to restart the engine. The battery system cold cranking amps (CCA) rating shall meet or exceed
the minimum CCA recommendations of the engine manufacturer. The batteries shall be mounted to prevent
movement during fire apparatus operation and shall be protected against accumulations of road spray, snow, and
road debris. The batteries shall be readily accessible for examination, testing, and maintenance.
A means shall be provided for jump-starting the engine if the batteries are not accessible without lifting the cab of
a tilt-cab apparatus.
Where an enclosed battery compartment is provided, it shall be ventilated to the exterior to prevent the buildup of
heat and explosive fumes. The batteries shall be protected against vibration and temperatures that exceed the
battery manufacturer’s recommendation.
A master load disconnect switch shall be provided between the starter solenoid(s) and the remainder of the
electrical loads on the apparatus. The starter solenoids shall be connected directly to the batteries.
Electronic control systems and similar devices shall be permitted to be otherwise connected if so specified by
their manufacturer.
The alternator shall be wired directly to the batteries through the ammeter shunt(s), if one is provided, and not
through the master load disconnect switch.
A green “battery on” pilot light that is visible from the driver’s position shall be provided.
A sequential switching device shall be permitted to energize the optical warning devices and other high current
devices required in minimum continuous electrical load, provided the switching device shall first energize the
electrical devices required in minimum continuous electrical load within five (5) seconds.
BATTERY SWITCH
One (1) battery "On/Off" switch in cab located within easy reach of Driver with green "BATTERY ON" pilot light
that is visible from the driver’s position shall be provided. The switch and pilot light shall be supplied and installed
by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
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BATTERY SOLENOID
Battery switch shall consist of a minimum 200 ampere, constant duty solenoid to feed from positive side of
battery.
ENGINE COMPARTMENT LIGHT
There shall be one (1) light(s) mounted in the engine compartment with integral switch with a light output of at
least 20 candlepower (250 lumens). The engine compartment light(s) shall operate only when the master battery
switch is turned "On".
CAB HAZARD WARNING LIGHT
A red flashing or rotating light, located in the driving compartment, shall be illuminated automatically whenever the
vehicles parking brake is not fully engaged and any of the following conditions exist:
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Any passenger or equipment compartment door is not closed.
Any ladder or equipment rack is not in the stowed position.
Stabilizer system is not in its stowed position.
Powered light tower is not stowed.
Any other device permanently attached to the apparatus is open, extended, or deployed in a manner that is
likely to cause damage to the apparatus if the apparatus is moved.
Compartments and equipment meeting all of the following conditions shall be permitted to be exempt from being
wired to the hazard light:
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The volume is less than or equal to 4 ft3 (0.1 m3).
The compartment has an opening less than or equal to 144 in.2 (92,900 mm2).
The open door does not extend sideways beyond the mirrors or up above the top of the fire apparatus.
All equipment in the compartment is restrained so that nothing can fall out if the door is open while the
apparatus is moving.
Manually raised pole lights with an extension of less than 5 ft (1.5 m).
The hazard light shall be labeled "DO NOT MOVE APPARATUS WHEN LIGHT IS ON".
BACK-UP ALARM
An electronic back-up alarm shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. The back-up alarm
shall actuate automatically when the transmission gear selector is placed in reverse.
TAIL LIGHTS
Rear body tail lights shall be vertically mounted and located per Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, FMVSS
and Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards CMVSS. The following lights shall be furnished;
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Two (2) Whelen amber LED 600 Series 60A00TAR turn signal lights
Two (2) Whelen red LED 600 Series 60BTT stop/tail lights
Two (2) Whelen LED 600 Series 60C00WCR maximum intensity back-up lights with clear lens
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Each of the lights above shall be mounted in a 6EFLANGE, chrome finish bezel.
MIDSHIP MARKER/TURN SIGNAL
Two (2) Whelen model T0A00MAR 2" round amber LED midship body clearance marker/turn signal lights shall be
provided and installed, one (1) light on each side of the body, in forward wheel well of rear axle. Midship
marker/turn lights shall be wired to the headlight circuit of the chassis.
MARKER LIGHTS
The body shall be equipped with all necessary clearance lights and reflectors in accordance with Federal Motor
Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) and Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (CMVSS) regulations. All body
clearance lights shall be Truck-Lite Model 18 LED to reduce the need for maintenance and lower the amp draw.
Clearance lights shall be wired to the headlight circuit of the chassis.
CAB STEP LIGHTS / GROUND LIGHTS
The step lights and/or ground lights shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. Light(s) shall
be capable of providing illumination at a minimum level of 2 fc (20 lx) on ground areas within 30 in. (800 mm) of
the edge of the vehicle in areas designed for personnel to climb onto or descend from the vehicle to the ground
level.
Lighting designed to provide illumination on areas under the driver and crew riding area exits shall be switchable
but activated automatically when the exit doors are opened.
LICENSE PLATE MOUNTING BRACKET
There shall be one (1) Cast Products aluminum license plate mounting with chrome shielded license plate light
mounted on the rear of the body.
ELECTRONIC SIREN
The siren control head shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. Siren power shall be
wired throught the master warning light switch.
SIREN SPEAKER
The siren speaker(s) shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer.
REAR SCENE LIGHTS
Two (2) Whelen 900 series (9" x 7") recess mounted Opti-Scene halogen lights (90E000ZR) shall be provided on
the upper rear body to light the work area immediately behind the vehicle to a level of at least 3 fc (30 lx) within a
10 ft × 10 ft (3 m × 3 m) square. Each light will have a 8-32 degree gradient lens and chrome flange.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
The rear scene lights shall also be activated when the apparatus is in reverse.
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TRAFFIC DIRECTIONAL LIGHT
One (1) Whelen TA4437M Super LED eight (8) lights, split two-piece housing, traffic directional warning device
with 50' control cable shall be located on upper rear body. The control head shall be located in the cab within easy
reach of Driver.
The traffic directional light shall be surface mounted on upper rear body.
WARNING LIGHT PACKAGE
Each apparatus shall have a system of optical warning devices that meets or exceeds the requirements of this
section.
The optical warning system shall consist of an upper and a lower warning level. The requirements for each level
shall be met by the warning devices in that particular level without consideration of the warning devices in the
other level.
For the purposes of defining and measuring the required optical performance, the upper and lower warning levels
shall be divided into four (4) warning zones. The four zones shall be determined by lines drawn through the
geometric center of the apparatus at 45 degrees to a line drawn lengthwise through the geometric center of the
apparatus. The four (4) zones shall be designated A, B, C, and D in a clockwise direction, with zone A to the front
of the apparatus.
Each optical warning device shall be installed on the apparatus and connected to the apparatus’s electrical
system in accordance with the requirements of this standard and the requirements of the manufacturer of the
device.
A master optical warning system switch that energizes all the optical warning devices shall be provided.
The optical warning system on the fire apparatus shall be capable of two (2) separate signaling modes during
emergency operations. One (1) mode shall signal to drivers and pedestrians that the apparatus is responding to
an emergency and is calling for the right-of-way. One (1) mode shall signal that the apparatus is stopped and is
blocking the right-of-way. The use of some or all of the same warning lights shall be permitted for both modes
provided the other requirements of this chapter are met.
A switching system shall be provided that senses the position of the parking brake or the park position of an
automatic transmission. When the master optical warning system switch is closed and the parking brake is
released or the automatic transmission is not in park, the warning devices signaling the call for the right-of-way
shall be energized. When the master optical warning system switch is closed and the parking brake is on or the
automatic transmission is in park, the warning devices signaling the blockage of the right-of-way shall be
energized. The system shall be permitted to have a method of modifying the two (2) signaling modes.
The optical warning devices shall be constructed or arranged so as to avoid the projection of light, either directly
or through mirrors, into any driving or crew compartment(s). The front optical warning devices shall be placed so
as to maintain the maximum possible separation from the headlights.
UPPER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES
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apparatus as is practical to define the clearance lines of the apparatus. The upper-level optical warning devices
shall not be mounted above the maximum height, specified by the device manufacturer.
ZONE A - FRONT WARNING LIGHT
WARNING LIGHT - CAB ROOF LIGHTBAR
A Code 3, MX 7000, lightbar shall be furnished and mounted on the cab roof.
The length of the lightbar shall be 69".
The lightbar shall consist of the following: Seven (7) rotators, three (3) standard type and four (4)
outboard red/blue high speed rotators, oscillating intersection lights in front, intersection sweep
on each side with clear lens, center clear lens, D/S outboard red lens, D/S inboard red lens, PIS
outboard blue lens, PIS inboard blue lens. Light bar to be surface mounted to forward chassis cab
roof with permanent roof mount brackets.
Light configuration shall include:
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Red/Blue lenses with clear rotators.
Center portion shall be 34w Oscilaer, Clear in Color.
Intersection sweep lights in lower deck corners.
The lightbar shall be activated by two (2) switches in the cab: one (1) for all warning lights in the
lightbar (labeled "ROOF LIGHTS") and one (1) for the white oscillating light(s), and intersection
sweep (labeled "RESPONSE"). To meet the NFPA requirements, the clear warning lights shall be
disabled when the parking brake is set
The lightbar shall be separately switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONES B AND D - SIDE WARNING LIGHTS
UPPER REAR CORNER WARNING LIGHTS
There shall be one (1) streetside Code 3 model 65BZR (6" x 4") surface mount LED light with RED lens and one
(1) curbside model 65BZB surface mounted LED light with BLUE lens provided. Each light shall have a chrome
flange.
SHOP NOTES
Note lens color locations.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
UPPER FORWARD CORNER WARNING LIGHTS
There shall be one (1) Code 3 model 65BZR (6" x 4") surface mount LED light with RED lens on the curbside, and
one (1) model 65BZB surface mounted LED light with BLUE lens on the streetside. Each light shall have a
chrome flange.
SHOP NOTES
Note lens color locations.
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The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONE C - REAR WARNING LIGHTS
Two (2) Code 3 model 85 Series (9" x 7") surface mount LED lights shall be provided in the rear upper zone of the
body. There shall be one (1) (85BZR) light with RED lens mounted streetside and one (1) (85BZRB) with BLUE
lens mounted curbside. Each light shall have a chrome finished flange.
SHOP NOTES
Note lens color locations.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
There shall be four (4) Whelen 600 series (6" x 3") TIR6 Super-LED lights provided on the upper rear of body.
One (1) (60R03ZRR) with RED lens and one (1) (60R03ZBR) with BLUE lens provided each side. Each light shall
have a red lens and chrome finished flange.
Lights shall be arranged as follows:
The RED LED's shall be located in the outboard positions, and the BLUE LED's shall be located on the inboard
positions.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
LOWER LEVEL OPTICAL WARNING DEVICES
To define the clearance lines of the apparatus, the optical center of the lower-level optical warning devices in the
front of the vehicle shall be mounted on or forward of the front axle centerline and as close to the front corner
points of the apparatus as is practical.
The optical center of the lower-level optical warning devices at the rear of the vehicle shall be mounted on or
behind the rear axle centerline and as close to the rear corners of the apparatus as is practical. The optical center
of any lower-level device shall be between 18 in. and 62 in. (460 mm and 1600 mm) above level ground for large
apparatus, and 18 in. and 48 in. (460 mm and 1220 mm) above level ground for small apparatus.
A midship optical warning device shall be mounted right and the left sides of the apparatus if the distance
between the front and rear lower-level optical devices exceeds 25 ft (7.6 m) at the optical center. Additional
midship optical warning devices shall be required, where necessary, to maintain a horizontal distance between
the centers of adjacent lower-level optical warning devices of 25 ft (7.6 m) or less. The optical center of any
midship mounted optical warning device shall be between 18 in. and 62 in. (460 mm and 1600 mm) above level
ground.
ZONE A - FRONT WARNING LIGHTS
The warning lights shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. They shall be Whelen lights to
complete an NFPA compliant lower level warning light system.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONES B AND D - CAB INTERSECTOR LIGHT (CAB FRONT CORNERS)
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The warning lights shall be supplied and installed by the cab/chassis manufacturer. They shall be Whelen lights to
complete an NFPA compliant lower level warning light system.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONES B AND D - BODY INTERSECTOR LIGHT (BODY WHEELWELL AREA)
There shall be two (2) Whelen 600 series (6" x 4") red Linear Super-LED lights provided. The streetside light with
BLUE lens will be (60B02FBR). The curbside light with RED lens will be (60R02FRR). Each light shall have
chrome flange.
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Streetside light will be red. Curbside light will be blue.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONES B AND D - BODY INTERSECTOR LIGHT (BODY REAR CORNERS)
There shall be two (2) Whelen 600 series (6" x 4") red Linear Super-LED lights provided. The streetside light with
BLUE lens will be (60B02FBR). The curbside light with RED lens will be (60R02FRR). Each light shall have
chrome flange.
SHOP NOTES
Noted lens color layout.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
ZONE C - REAR WARNING LIGHTS (LOWER REAR CORNERS)
There shall be two (2) Whelen 600 series (6" x 4") red Linear Super-LED lights provided. The streetside light with
BLUE lens will be (60B02FBR). The curbside light with RED lens will be (60R02FRR). Each light shall have
chrome flange.
SHOP NOTES
Noted lens color layout.
The lights shall be switched at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ONAN PTO GENERATOR
The vehicle shall be equipped with an Onan Protec PTO generator system with a capacity of 30,000 watts at
120/240 VAC, 250/125 amps, single phase. Current frequency shall be stable at 60 hertz.
The transmission’s PTO port and PTO, or the split shaft PTO, and all associated drive shaft components shall be
rated to support the continuous duty torque requirements of the generator’s continuous duty rating as stated on
the power source nameplate.
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Where the generator is driven by the chassis engine and transmission through a split shaft PTO, the driving
compartment speedometer shall register when the generator drive system is engaged.
Where the generator is driven by the chassis engine and transmission through a split shaft PTO and a chassis
transmission retarder is furnished, it shall be automatically disengaged for generator operations.
The direct drive generator shall be mounted so that it does not change the ramp breakover angle, angle of
departure, or angle of approach as defined by other components, and it shall not extend into the ground clearance
area.
The direct drive generator shall be mounted away from exhaust and muffler areas or provided with a heat shield
to reduce operating temperatures in the generator area.
GENERATOR BONDING
A minimum of four (4) 16" x 2 gauge copper ground straps shall be bolted to body sub-frame and chassis subframe for proper bonding of high voltage system. The conductor shall have a minimum amperage rating, as
defined in 310.15, “Ampacities for Conductors Rated 0–2000 Volts,” of NFPA 70, of 115 percent of the rated
amperage on the power source specification label.
GENERATOR ENGAGEMENT
A “Generator Engaged” indicator shall be provided in the driving compartment to indicate that the generator shift
has been successfully completed.
An “OK to Operate Generator” indicator shall be provided in the driving compartment to indicate that the generator
is engaged (if not always engaged), the transmission is in the proper gear (if required, automatic transmissions
only), and the parking brake is engaged (if applicable).
An interlock system shall be provided to prevent advancement of the engine speed in the driving compartment or
at any operator’s panel unless the parking brake is engaged, and the transmission is in neutral or the output of the
transmission is correctly connected to a pump or generator instead of the drive wheels.
WARRANTY PERIOD
Provided such goods are operated and maintained in accordance with Onan's written instructions, Onan warrants
that the Protec YDCR series PTO generators shall be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period
of five (5) years or one thousand (1,000) hours, whichever comes first, from the date of delivery to the first
purchaser.
GENERATOR SPLASH GUARD
A powder coat painted splash cover shall be installed to reduce the amount of road spray on the frame mounted
PTO generator. A V-ring seal shall also be installed in the cover to provide additional protection against
contaminates reaching the generator front seals.
The generator shall be engaged at the 12 volt control panel in the cab.
GENERATOR MOUNTING
The generator shall be mounted between the chassis frame rails. The generator mounting brackets shall be
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fabricated using heavy duty steel tubing, or structural channel. The generator mounting shall be bolted and
removable so that the generator can be lowered from under apparatus for service, if necessary. The generator
case shall not extend below the bottom edge of the apparatus body.
MANUALS AND SCHEMATICS
Two (2) complete manuals on parts list, maintenance, wiring schematics, hydraulic schematics, circuit boards,
voltage regulator board and other components shall be provided on delivery.
POWER-TAKE-OFF GENERATOR DRIVE
There shall be a "Hot Shift" power-take-off (PTO) installed on the transmission PTO opening of the chassis. The
"Hot Shift" PTO is provided to allow the engagement of the PTO at higher engine RPM speeds. The PTO output
shall be connected to the generator through hollow tube type driveline with heavy duty universals.
The engagement of the PTO shall be in the chassis cab with a rocker switch and red pilot light to note
engagement of the PTO or via the V-Mux screen if so equipped.
The power supply to the PTO engagement control shall be wired to the parking brake and a neutral position
transmission switch to prevent engagement unless the vehicle is stopped and transmission has been placed in
neutral.
The installation of the engine, transmission, driven accessories (power takeoffs (PTO), etc.) shall meet the engine
and transmission manufacturers’ installation recommendations for the service intended.
Model part number shall be Chelsea 280GMFJP-B5XV 126% Ratio.
ENGINE SPEED CONTROL
An engine speed auxiliary control device (high idle switch or throttle) shall be installed to maintain a stable cycle
output from generator when the apparatus is parked.
An interlock shall prevent the operation of the engine speed auxiliary control device unless the parking brake is
engaged and the transmission is in neutral or park, or the parking brake is engaged and the engine is disengaged
from the drive wheels.
The engine shall be prevented from regulating its own engine speed during times when engine rpm control is
critical for consistent apparatus functions such as generator, water pump, or aerial operation.
LOADCENTER
The loadcenter shall be a Cutler Hammer, BR Series, specifically designed for protection and distribution of
120/240 volt AC, such as lighting and small motor branch circuits. The loadcenter enclosure shall be made of 16
gauge galvanized sheet steel. The galvanized coating provides corrosion protection and as such does not require
paint. All trims used on the BR Loadcenter shall be chromate sealed and finished with electro disposition epoxy
paint (ASA61) which exceeds requirements for outdoor and indoor applications. A combination surface/flush
cover with integral door shall be supplied.
The loadcenter shall be UL / CSA listed, NO EXCEPTIONS will be allowed.
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GENERATOR MONITORING PANEL
To properly monitor the generator performance and load demand during operation, the generator installation shall
be equipped with a full instrument monitor panel.
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Generator frequency in hertz
Line 1 current in amperes
Line 2 current in amperes
Generator voltage in volts
The program shall support the accumulation of elapsed generator hours. Generator hours shall be displayed.
SHORE POWER INLET - BATTERY CHARGER
The above mentioned shore power inlet, and battery conditioner shall be specified in the 12 volt section.
OUTLETS AND CIRCUITS
The generator and or shore power shall supply the 120/240 volt electrical equipment and outlets outlined below.
Proper circuit protection shall be installed as noted:
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There shall be one (1) 120 volt outlet(s) located on the chassis engine tunnel. Location will be offset to teh
drivers side.
SHOP NOTES
Mounted on engine tunnel with exact location determined at pre-construction.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-20R).
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Outlet(s) shall be powered by both the on-board generator and shore power system through a relay
system.
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There shall be one (1) 120 volt outlet(s) located inside the crew cab against the back wall, between the (2)
forward facing seats.
SHOP NOTES
Mounted in overhead cabinet.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-20R).
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Outlet(s) shall be powered by both the on-board generator and shore power system through a relay
system.
One (1) 120 volt exterior outlet, on the top of the front bumper under the specified lid.
NOTE: Wired to generator only.
SHOP NOTES
(1) outlet will be provided.
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The outlet receptacle(s) shall be 20 amp, straight-blade (NEMA 5-20R).
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Two (2) 120 volt exterior outlets, one (1) each side rear of body.
NOTE: Wired to the generator only.
LINE VOLTAGE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
Stability
Any fixed line voltage power source producing alternating current (ac) shall produce electric power at 60 Hz, ±3
Hz when producing power at all levels between no load and full rated power. Any fixed line voltage power source
shall produce electric power at the rated voltage ±10 percent when producing power at all levels between no load
and full rated power.
The maximum voltage supplied to portable equipment shall not exceed 275 volts to ground. Higher voltage shall
be permitted only when used to operate fixed wired, permanently mounted equipment on the apparatus.
Conformance with National Electrical Code
All components, equipment, and installation procedures shall conform to NFPA 70, National Electrical Code,
except where superseded by the requirements of this chapter. Where the requirements of this chapter differ from
those in NFPA 70, the requirements in this chapter shall apply.
Where available, line voltage electrical system equipment and materials included on the apparatus shall be listed
and used only in the manner for which they have been listed. All equipment and materials shall be installed in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
Location Ratings
Any equipment used in a dry location shall be listed for dry locations. Any equipment used in a wet location shall
be listed for wet locations.
Any equipment, except a PTO-driven generator, used in an underbody or under chassis location that is subject to
road spray shall be either listed as Type 4 or mounted in an enclosure that is listed as Type 4.
If a PTO-driven generator is located in an underbody or under chassis location, the installation shall include a
shield to prevent road spray from splashing directly on the generator.
Grounding
Grounding shall be in accordance with 250.34(A) and 250.34(B) of NFPA 70. Ungrounded systems shall not be
used.
Only stranded or braided copper conductors shall be used for grounding and bonding.
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 200.6, “Means of Identifying Grounded
Conductors,” of NFPA 70.
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Any bonding screws, straps, or buses in the distribution panel board or in other system components between the
neutral and equipment-grounding conductor shall be removed and discarded.
Bonding
The neutral conductor of the power source shall be bonded to the vehicle frame. The neutral bonding connection
shall occur only at the power source. In addition to the bonding required for the low voltage return current, each
body and each driving or crew compartment enclosure shall be bonded to the vehicle frame by a copper
conductor.
The conductor shall have a minimum amperage rating, as defined in 310.15, “Ampacities for Conductors Rated
0–2000 Volts,” of NFPA 70, of 115 percent of the rated amperage on the power source specification label.
A single conductor that is sized to meet the low voltage and line voltage requirements shall be permitted to be
used.
Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
In special service vehicles incorporating a lavatory, sink, toilet, shower, or tub, 120 V, 15 or 20 A receptacles
within 6 ft (1.8 m) of these fixtures shall have ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI) protection. GFCIs integrated
into outlets or circuit breakers or as stand-alone devices shall be permitted to be used in situations.
Power Source General Requirements
All power source system mechanical and electrical components shall be sized to support the continuous duty
nameplate rating of the power source.
The power source shall be shielded from contamination that would prevent the power source from operating
within its design specifications.
Power Source Rating
For power sources of 8 kW or larger, the power source manufacturer shall declare the continuous duty rating that
the power source can provide when installed on fire apparatus according to the manufacturer’s instructions and
run at 120°F (49°C) air intake temperature at 2000 ft (600 m) above sea level.
The rating on the power source specification label shall not exceed the declared rating from the power source
manufacturer.
Access shall be provided to permit both routine maintenance and removal of the power source for major servicing.
The power source shall be located such that neither it nor its mounting brackets interfere with the routine
maintenance of the fire apparatus.
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Instrumentation
If the power source is rated at less than 3 kW, a “Power On” indicator shall be provided. If the power source is
rated at 3 kW or more but less than 8 kW, a voltmeter shall be provided.
If the power source is rated at 8 kW or more, the following instrumentation shall be provided at an operator’s
panel:
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Voltmeter
Current meters for each ungrounded leg
Frequency (Hz) meter
Power source hour meter
The instrumentation shall be permanently mounted at an operator’s panel. The instruments shall be located in a
plane facing the operator. Gauges, switches, or other instruments on this panel shall each have a label to indicate
their function.
The instruments and other line voltage equipment and controls shall be protected from mechanical damage and
not obstructed by tool mounting or equipment storage.
An instruction plate(s) that provides the operator with the essential power source operating instructions, including
the power-up and power-down sequence, shall be permanently attached to the apparatus at any point where such
operations can take place.
Operation
Provisions shall be made for placing the generator drive system in operation using controls and switches that are
identified and within convenient reach of the operator.
Where the generator is driven by the chassis engine and engine compression brakes or engine exhaust brakes
are furnished, they shall be automatically disengaged for generator operations.
Any control device used in the generator system power train between the engine and the generator shall be
equipped with a means to prevent unintentional movement of the control device from its set position in the power
generation mode.
If there is permanent wiring on the apparatus that is designed to be connected to the power source, a power
source specification label that is permanently attached to the apparatus at the operator’s control station shall
provide the operator with the information required.
The power source, at any load, shall not produce a noise level that exceeds 90 dBA in any driving compartment,
crew compartment, or onboard command area with windows and doors closed or at any operator’s station on the
apparatus.
Power Supply Assembly
The conductors used in the power supply assembly between the output terminals of the power source and the
main over current protection device shall not exceed 12 ft (4 m) in length.
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All power supply assembly conductors, including neutral and grounding conductors, shall have an equivalent
amperage rating and shall be sized to carry not less than 115 percent of the amperage of the nameplate current
rating of the power source.
If the power supply assembly connects to the vibrating part of a generator (not a connection on the base), the
conductors shall be flexible cord or other fine-stranded conductors enclosed in metallic or nonmetallic liquid tight
flexible conduit rated for wet locations and temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C).
Overcurrent Protection
Manually resettable over current devices shall be installed to protect the line voltage electrical system
components.
Power Source Protection
A main over current protection device shall be provided that is either incorporated in the power source or
connected to the power source by a power supply assembly.
The size of the main over current protection device shall not exceed 100 percent of the rated amperage stated on
the power source specification label or the rating of the next larger available size over current protection device,
where so recommended by the power source manufacturer.
If the main over current protection device is subject to road spray, the unit shall be housed in a Type 4–rated
enclosure.
Branch Circuit Overcurrent Protection
Over current protection devices shall be provided for each individual circuit and shall be sized at not less than 15
amps in accordance with 240.4, “Protection of Conductors,” of NFPA 70.
Any panel board shall have a main breaker where the panel has six or more individual branch circuits or the
power source is rated 8 kW or larger.
Each over current protection device shall be marked with a label to identify the function of the circuit it protects.
Dedicated circuits shall be provided for any large appliance or device (air conditioning units, large motors, etc.)
that requires 60 percent or more of the rated capacity of the circuit to which it is connected, and that circuit shall
serve no other purpose.
Panelboards
All fixed power sources shall be hardwired to a permanently mounted panel board unless one of the following
conditions exists:
1) All line voltage power connections are made through receptacles on the power source and the receptacles
are protected by integrated over current devices.
2) Only one circuit is hardwired to the power source, which is protected by an integrated over current device.
The panel shall be visible and located so that there is unimpeded access to the panel board controls. All panel
boards shall be designed for use in their intended location. The panel(s) shall be protected from mechanical
damage, tool mounting, and equipment storage.
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Where the power source is 120/240 V and 120 V loads are connected, the apparatus manufacturer or line voltage
system installer shall consider load balancing to the extent that it is possible.
Wiring Methods
Fixed wiring systems shall be limited to the following:
3) Metallic or nonmetallic liquid tight flexible conduit rated at temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C) with
stranded copper wire rated for wet locations and temperatures not less than 194°F (90°C)
4) Type SOW, SOOW, SEOW, or SEOOW flexible cord rated at 600 V and at temperatures not less than 194°F
(90°C)
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 and shall be
arranged as follows:
1) Separated by a minimum distance of 12 in. (300 mm) from exhaust piping or shielded from such piping
2) Separated from fuel lines by a minimum distance of 6 in. (150 mm)
A means shall be provided to allow “flexing” between the driving and crew compartment, the body, and other
areas or equipment whose movement would stress the wiring.
Electrical cord or conduit shall be supported within 6 in. (150 mm) of any junction box and at a minimum of every
24 in. (600 mm) of run.
Supports shall be made of nonmetallic materials or of corrosion-resistant or corrosion-protected metal. All
supports shall be of a design that does not cut or abrade the conduit or cord and shall be mechanically fastened
to the apparatus.
Only fittings and components listed for the type of cord or conduit being installed shall be used.
Splices shall be made only in a listed junction box.
Additional Requirements for Flexible Cord Installations
Where flexible cord is used in any location where it could be damaged, it shall be protected by installation in
conduit, enclosures, or guards.
Where flexible cord penetrates a metal surface, rubber or plastic grommets or bushings shall be installed.
Wiring Identification
Each line voltage circuit originating from the main panel board shall be identified.
The wire or circuit identification either shall reference a wiring diagram or wire list or shall indicate the final
termination point of the circuit.
Where pre-wiring for future power sources or devices exists, the un-terminated ends shall be marked with a label
showing their wire size and intended function.
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Wiring System Components
Only stranded copper conductors with an insulation rated for temperatures of at least 194°F (90°C) and wet
locations shall be used. Conductors in flexible cord shall be sized in accordance with Table 400.5(A) of NFPA 70.
Conductors used in conduit shall be sized in accordance with 310.15, “Ampacities for Conductors Rated 0–2000
Volts,” of NFPA 70. Aluminum or copper-clad aluminum conductors shall not be used.
All boxes shall conform to and be mounted in accordance with Article 314, “Outlet, Device, Pull, and Junction
Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Manholes,” of NFPA 70. All boxes shall be accessible using ordinary hand
tools. Boxes shall not be permitted behind welded or pop-riveted panels.
The maximum number of conductors permitted in any box shall be in accordance with 314.16, “Number of
Conductors in Outlet, Device, and Junction Boxes, and Conduit Bodies,” of NFPA 70.
All wiring connections and terminations shall provide a positive mechanical and electrical connection. Connectors
shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Wire nuts or insulation displacement and
insulation piercing connectors shall not be used.
Each switch shall indicate the position of its contact points (i.e., open or closed) and shall be rated for the
continuous operation of the load being controlled. All switches shall be marked with a label indicating the function
of the switch. Circuit breakers used as switches shall be “switch rated” (SWD) or better. Switches shall
simultaneously open all associated line voltage conductors. Switching of the neutral conductor alone shall not be
permitted.
Line voltage circuits controlled by low voltage circuits shall be wired through properly rated relays in listed
enclosures that control all non-grounded current-carrying conductors.
Receptacles and Inlet Devices
Wet and Dry Locations
All wet location receptacle outlets and inlet devices, including those on hardwired, remote power distribution
boxes, shall be of the grounding type, provided with a wet location cover, and installed in accordance with Section
406.8, “Receptacles in Damp or Wet Locations,” of NFPA 70.
All receptacles located in a wet location shall be not less than 24 in. (600 mm) from the ground. Receptacles on
off road fire apparatus shall be a minimum of 30 in. (750 mm) from the ground. All receptacles located in a dry
location shall be of the grounding type and shall be at least 12 in. (300 mm) above the interior floor height. No
receptacle shall be installed in a face-up position.
The face of any wet location receptacle shall be installed in a plane from vertical to not more than 45 degrees off
vertical.
Receptacle Label
Each receptacle shall be marked with a label indicating the nominal line voltage (120 volts or 240 volts) and the
current rating in amps of the circuit. If the receptacle is DC or other than single phase, that information shall also
be marked on the label.
All receptacles and electrical inlet devices shall be listed to UL 498, Standard for Safety Attachment Plugs and
Receptacles, or other recognized performance standards.
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Receptacles used for DC voltages shall be rated for DC service.
Wiring Schematics
An "As-Built" Wiring diagrams for line voltage systems shall be provided to include the following information;
1)
2)
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2)
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(b)
(c)
Pictorial representations of circuit logic for all electrical components and wiring
Circuit identification
Connector pin identification
Zone location of electrical components
Safety interlocks
Alternator–battery power distribution circuits
Input/output assignment sheets or equivalent circuit logic implemented in multiplexing systems
120/240 VAC SCENE LIGHTING
SIDE UPPER RECESSED SCENE LIGHTS
Four (4) Fire Research Focus, model FCA200-M12, recessed light(s) shall be installed. They shall be equally
divided between the curbside and streetside. The housing shall incorporate internal heat-dissipating fins and have
cutout dimensions not to exceed 2" deep by 4 1/4" high by 16 1/8" wide. The lamphead shall protrude no more
than 1 1/2" from the housing flange. Wiring shall extend from the bottom of the recessed housing.
The lamp head shall have one (1) quartz halogen 1000 watt 240 volt bulb. The bulb shall draw 4.2 amps and
generate 22,000 lumens. The bulb shall be accessible through the front. The lamphead shall direct 50 percent of
the light onto the action area while providing 50 percent to illuminate the working area. Lamphead and housing
shall be powder coated white. The floodlight shall be UL listed as a scene light for fire service use.
Scene lights shall be provided with a lens or a means for preventing damage from water spray and shall be listed
for wet location usage.
SHOP NOTES
Make:Fire Research
Model: Focus
P/N: FC200-M12
(d) The above lights shall be controlled by two (2) rocker switch(es). The rocker switch(es) shall be located in the
cab within reach of the Driver and/or Officer.
REAR UPPER RECESSED SCENE LIGHTS
Two (2) Fire Research Focus, model FCA200-M12, recessed light(s) shall be installed. They shall be equally
divided between the curbside and streetside. The housing shall incorporate internal heat-dissipating fins and have
cutout dimensions not to exceed 2" deep by 4 1/4" high by 16 1/8" wide. The lamphead shall protrude no more
than 1 1/2" from the housing flange. Wiring shall extend from the bottom of the recessed housing.
The lamp head shall have one (1) quartz halogen 1000 watt 240 volt bulb. The bulb shall draw 4.2 amps and
generate 22,000 lumens. The bulb shall be accessible through the front. The lamphead shall direct 50 percent of
the light onto the action area while providing 50 percent to illuminate the working area. Lamphead and housing
shall be powder coated white. The floodlight shall be UL listed as a scene light for fire service use.
Scene lights shall be provided with a lens or a means for preventing damage from water spray and shall be listed
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for wet location usage.
SHOP NOTES
Make:Fire Research
Model: Focus
P/N: FC200-M12
(e) The above lights shall be controlled by one (1) rocker switch(es). The rocker switch(es) shall be located in the
cab within reach of the Driver and/or Officer.
REAR TRIPOD SCENE LIGHTS
Two (2) Fire Research Focus; model FCA656-S75, tripod telescopic light shall be provided. The light pole shall be
anodized aluminum and have a knurled twist lock mechanism to secure the extension pole in position. The
extension pole shall extend 28" and rotate 360 degrees. An internal brake shall slow the extension pole during
lowering. The outer pole shall be a grooved aluminum extrusion. The folding legs shall be anodized aluminum
tubing with plastic endcaps. The fully extended tripod system shall exceed a height of 8' and be less than 5' when
collapsed. Wiring shall extend from the pole bottom with a special length 12'-18" retractile cord.
The ends of the cords shall be wired with standard 3-prong straight blade plugs.
The lamphead shall have one (1) quartz halogen 750 watt 120 volt bulb. The bulb shall draw 6.3 amps and
generate 19,600 lumens. The bulb shall be accessible through the front. The lamphead shall direct 50 percent of
the light onto the action area while providing 50 percent to illuminate the working area. The lamphead angle of
elevation shall be adjustable at a pivot in the mounting arm and the position locked with a round knurled locking
knob. The lamphead shall incorporate heat-dissipating fins and be no more than 5" deep by 3 3/8" high by 10"
wide. Scene lights shall be provided with a lens or a means for preventing damage from water spray and shall be
listed for wet location usage.
A weatherproof on-off toggle switch shall be mounted in a switchbox below the lamphead. A wire guard shall be
furnished to protect the lamphead glass.
A tripod truck mount bracket set shall be provided for each light. Each set shall include a lower base plate, an
upper lock with a quick release spring loaded locking pin, and a shim set.
SHOP NOTES
Make:Fire Research
Model: Focus
P/N: FCA656-S75-ON-6F3
EQUIPMENT PAYLOAD WEIGHT ALLOWANCE
In compliance with NFPA 1901 standards, the special service vehicle shall be designed for an equipment loading
allowance of 4,000 lbs. of SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT provided equipment based on a
30,001 - 40,000 pound gross vehicle weight rating.
EQUIPMENT
The following equipment shall be furnished with the completed special service vehicle;
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(f) There shall be one (1) air bag storage module(s). The module shall be fabricated from 1/8” (.125) 3003H-14
aluminum alloy sheet. Circular notches shall be provided along the front edge to ease the access to the air
bags. Each bin shall be sized to hold the air bag. The make, model, qty and exact dimensions of the air bags
shall be provided by the department prior to or during construction.
(g)
 Air bag rack shall be designed and fabricated by SVI, but installed by the customer. To be designed to fit up
high in compartment C4.
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There shall be two (2) OnScene Solutions cargo straps provided to secure the stored equipment.
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One (1) container of assorted stainless steel nuts, bolts, screws and washers used in the construction of the
apparatus shall be provided with the completed apparatus.
MOUNTING OF FIRE DEPARTMENT'S MISCELLANEOUS TOOLS
Thirty (30) of the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT's following tools, wrenches, adapters, etc. :
shall be mounted, by the Body Manufacturer, in their factory, during the production of the apparatus.
This process shall insure that all mounting holes, passageways, wiring accommodations, bracket supports, etc.:
are properly engineered and in the vehicle's permanent manufacturing record.
After-market mounting, by the manufacturer's representative or dealer, is not an acceptable
alternative to factory installation. In the case that the fire department does not require 30 tools to be mounted the
unused balance of funds shall be subtracted of the final purchase price of the apparatus.
SHOP NOTES
Priced per Ron W.
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There shall be two (2) Zico SAC-44-E NFPA approved folding aluminum wheel chocks provided for 44"
diameter tires that together will hold the vehicle when loaded to its GVWR or GCWR, on a hard surface with a
20 % grade, with the transmission in neutral, and the parking brake released.
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One (1) Little Giant model 1AA-17, 15' "A" frame type aluminum combination ladder(s) shall be provided with
the completed unit. Folded size is 55" x 25" x 9", and weigh 45 pounds.
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The wheel chock(s) shall be mounted on the apparatus, location as per the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER
FIRE DEPARTMENT.
The ladder shall be located in the transverse upper body compartment.
Four (4) Streamlight Fire Vulcan LED flashlight(s) shall be provided. Each flashlight shall be orange in color
and have a 120 volt AC charger and vehicle mount kit. Each flashlight shall have an LED spotlight style bulbs
and reflectors. The flashlight(s) shall be wired to shoreline unless otherwise specified by SPEARFISH
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
 Four (4) flashlight(s) shall be SHIPPED LOOSE per the SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
SHOP NOTES
Location of flashlights will be determined at pre-construction.
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REMAINING NFPA MINOR EQUIPMENT BY PURCHASER
All other minor equipment not specified above, but required by NFPA 1901, section 10.5.1 shall be supplied and
mounted by SPEARFISH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT before the unit is placed in emergency service.
Bid Final Adjustment
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