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Old 11-23-2012, 04:01 PM
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Here's another real Hurst car.

Besides transmissions, Hurst also made/makes rescue tools. In the '70's, they ventured into making rescue vehicles. Their first attempt was a small rescue on.....well....you can see what it is!

This is the same car featured in their advertising from that era. Given that and the fact we didn't see others of these around, I would guess it was the only one (please correct me if you know others). It ended up at a fire department in Georgia, might even still be there.

Hurst was more successful building rescue vehicles on Ford E-series chassis.
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Old 11-24-2012, 02:31 AM
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Thanks, Steve! I have seen the advertisement for these, but didn't know if even one existed. Is it true that the "Jaws of Life" was known first as the "Hurst Tool?" (Hearse Tool?)There's more info on-line about this vehicle than the last time I looked. http://hooniverse.com/2010/10/23/max...tem-1-gremlin/
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Old 11-24-2012, 04:39 PM
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It is still called a "Hurst Tool". In many cases, even if someone uses a different brand of extrication tools (there are several), they still are called "hurst tools" (like we call all things you blow your nose in "Kleenex", even if it's made by Scotties).
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Old 11-27-2012, 08:30 AM
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Steve,

A '70 300-H is one of my favourite cars. Really enjoyed the story of hearing about one first hand.

I can't believe how many people I've met are *still* calling my car a Hurst. "Oh yeah, Josh is really into Hursts." I like Hurst products, but seriously? Even after I've corrected them many times? I just let it slide now.

I've had that written on work orders when having the car serviced as well. I've had them enter it as '80 Cadillac Commercial Chassis before. Sometimes I put that on the slip in the window at car shows.
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Yep there is one of them when we did them the light bar and graphics had not been added yet.
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he is a car guy, but after 20 years he still spells my first name wrong, I hope he never retires!
He probably spells it right!

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