My 1976 Ambulance and trip report

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sean
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Re: My 1976 Ambulance and trip report

Post by sean » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:09 pm

The nest task was to get the "sirens" working.

Thats these 2 lovely Bosch horns.
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They are powered by these relays and it switches between the 2 to create the ambulance bee-paa noise.
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The wiring had been tampered with and the relay not working either. There were 2 burnt circuits in the relay which I soldered back together, one horn dead which I stripped and cleaned to get operational and had a very difficult time sorting out the wiring as I couldnt find any decent diagrams of how it should be wired. The horns and the rotating light work through this relay. After much struggling, everything is now functioning properly.

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Re: My 1976 Ambulance and trip report

Post by sean » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:14 pm

The body received a polish and it cleaned up very well.

The motor got an oil change and tune up, and now its running well and all the ancillaries fully functioning.

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I took it for a drive out to Pauls place this past weekend and the motor pulls strong with a very sound suspension. It is clear it doesn't have high mileage.

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