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    Nice looking engine for a " Kme " rig , I think they are building 40 - 50 trucks for the L.A . county fire department !

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    Quote Originally Posted by NewJerseyFFII
    Nice looking engine for a " Kme " rig , I think they are building 40 - 50 trucks for the L.A . county fire department !
    Actually the initial order was 60 and they are adding on an additional 12 to make it 72 new engines.

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    Anyone got the specs for these rigs? Didn't I read that they're also getting some Seagraves? What about new Ladders (Or towers)?

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    We have a new " KME " Excel chassis pumper and so far the department is very happy with the truck , it is built very well and runs great !

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    Interior shots of the new rig.

    Drivers View Looking Right
    http://www.emergencyrigs.net/viewpho...2018&Size=med_

    Jump Seats Driver Side
    http://www.emergencyrigs.net/viewpho...2017&Size=med_

    Jump Seats Captain Side
    http://www.emergencyrigs.net/viewpho...2016&Size=med_

    Captains Seat
    http://www.emergencyrigs.net/viewpho...2015&Size=med_

    Captains View Looking Left
    http://www.emergencyrigs.net/viewpho...2014&Size=med_

    Captains View Backwards
    http://www.emergencyrigs.net/viewpho...2013&Size=med_


    Bulldog, specs are located underneath each photo. LA City is getting new Seagraves. These KME's are for LA County. They also have 7 new quint tillers on order.

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    The SCBA seat brackets look different.... anyone have more info on them?

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    Are you sure this is a Predator cab? It looks more loke an Excel or Renegade model.

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    We have those in our tower, Zico makes them also.

    http://www.ziamatic.com/1000-mechbrkt.html

    They have their own problems, not 100% sold over the normal ones with the strap and rip cord

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    They are i belive built on an exel chassis but they are called severe service .
    We seen them while we were at the factory doing the final inspection on our new truck

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    The New LA County Engines are Predator cabs, just look a lot different. a lot of input from LA County on that cab, i was very very impressed by it, and yes Oldone there is some renegade in there, with the dash layout, but very very impressive design and setup,

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    Just came back from KME to see our engine. The pics posted above are actually of a Predator. It is called a Predator 'SS' model. The 'SS' designates it as a severe service unit. It doesn't have a lot of the regular Predator ABS plastic interior pieces. The dashboard lay out is also completely different from the standard Predator. We seen several of the L.A. County units in different stages of production. Their design is impressive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldone
    Just came back from KME to see our engine. The pics posted above are actually of a Predator. It is called a Predator 'SS' model. The 'SS' designates it as a severe service unit. It doesn't have a lot of the regular Predator ABS plastic interior pieces. The dashboard lay out is also completely different from the standard Predator. We seen several of the L.A. County units in different stages of production. Their design is impressive.
    The " Kme Fire Apparatus Co. " has a LA, County ( Predator Servere Service ) pumper on there web site listed under company news letter , and they are accepting add on orders from any fire departments that are interested in this new engine.

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