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Old 06-11-2018, 04:04 PM
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I have a rebuilt 28 for sale. New bearings, brushes, commutator turned/undercut and the correct hammertone gray finish. 2 year warranty. One of the lower finger guards is broken. $300.00 plus shipping.
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Your car would have come from the factory with either a Federal Model 28 in the mechanical and most common option or the Federal Director model as a electronic siren that had wail, yelp, PA and radio as options. I don't believe the Federal Interceptor came out till the late 60s or early 70s
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Kevin's offer is a good one for your coach! Especially given the fact that it has been professionally restored!
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Kevin's offer is a good one for your coach! Especially given the fact that it has been professionally restored!
Not to mention a two year warranty, it doesn't get better than that!
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That does sound very nice, unfortunately I am going to have to hold off for a bit. I will certainly keep it in mind though. A little while ago I installed a very tiny, cheap Vixen Horns siren so i would have something for the parade I was in this month. It worked but as expected for a dinky little siren it isnt super loud and it sounds pretty wimpy.

But its a proof of concept and now I have the wiring in place for when I eventually have the change to spend on a real siren. I need to see if I can wire it to that floor button and see if that still works
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That does sound very nice, unfortunately I am going to have to hold off for a bit. I will certainly keep it in mind though. A little while ago I installed a very tiny, cheap Vixen Horns siren so i would have something for the parade I was in this month. It worked but as expected for a dinky little siren it isnt super loud and it sounds pretty wimpy.

But its a proof of concept and now I have the wiring in place for when I eventually have the change to spend on a real siren. I need to see if I can wire it to that floor button and see if that still works
The horn switch doesn't work?
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The horn switch doesn't work?
I am actually not sure if my floor switch works as I only discovered it over this last weekend at a meet where it was pointed out to me (it was covered up by the floor carpet).

When I have some time I plan on testing it out and see if I can start using it.
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That switch would only operate the solenoid for the mechanical siren. It would probity run the small one you have. But most of them under the carpet were shortly destroyed by water. If you do the search on the site you can come up with the proper way to wire the mechanical siren.
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