I just did belts on two FLU419s. Removed radiator brace and tied radiator forward at top one half inch. Removed skid plate. Snaked belts around fan, sometimes turning fan by hand. Water pump pulley needs to come off to do alternator belt. Center belt in photo is hydraulic pump belt.
They have a modification that lets you manually shift the automatic transmission. I bought one for my m135. a shift lever is added that selects the gear. Without it the transmission tends to shift when you don't want it to.
I don't know if you will have any luck with the two of mine due to thier age.
TYPE 2 1/2 ton firefighting pumper M44 530-B
Bought one year ago in California
contract# DA-11-184-ENG-18720 (pump)
contract# DA-20-018-ORD-23550 (chassis)
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