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THE BEST MOTOR FOR FIRE APPARATUS

Issue 4 and Volume 60.

THE BEST MOTOR FOR FIRE APPARATUS M. S. A. E. (Continued from page 434) Among the opinions received by the writer the following is of interest as it shows that fire apparatus makers are keenly following all developments and will not be slow to adopt anything that will really increase the efficiency of their product. The American-La France Fire Engine Company says: “Replying to your letter, would say that we do not feel that we could make a statement expressing our opinion as to the trend of development in fire apparatus which would be worthy of publication. We believe it is rather too early to predict the effect upon the design of fire apparatus of the recent developments in 8and 12-cylinder motors. The present tendency toward high speed will probably be very conservatively followed. Undoubtedly, even better materials and designs will be developed than those now used which will make…

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