Purchased by Classic Connections on behalf of Kiran Tolson
Chassis Foden 6 x 4 heavy haulage tractor
Engine Cummins 14 litre big cam
Transmission Foden 12 speed
Date of Manufacture 1977
Ex heavy haulage tractor unit (100/150 ton). The Foden was then converted to wrecker with a rotating crane and hydraulic lift with A-frame. The crane lorry was previously with James Street Motors (JSM), Bury.
Repairs and Servicing
–.07 – Kiran and Brian Hartley collect from Hexham
–.08 – Cleaning cab, fit new light lenses
–.08 – Test crane in yard
–.02 – Repairs to ignition steering lock
–.02 – Repairs to leaking air tank, sell vehicle
Note – The final pictures of the gallery features the Foden leaving. It returned ten minutes later, to sort a leaking air tank, and we’ve not heard from it since!