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Old 09-25-2018, 03:36:11 PM
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Once you've ID'd the year and model, for pix you might try SuperJeff---Jeff L, who runs the "What Am I??" truck ID guessing forum on justoldtrucks...
Jeff has an extensive, if not monumental, collection of old truck books, pix etc, and may have something helpful...
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Once you've ID'd the year and model, for pix you might try SuperJeff---Jeff L, who runs the "What Am I??" truck ID guessing forum on justoldtrucks...
Jeff has an extensive, if not monumental, collection of old truck books, pix etc, and may have something helpful...
Great! will do that! Thank you again!
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Back looking for info on the Republic for my friend, he is into the Fuller Multi Disc Transmission, he doesn't know how to disassemble and wondered if there are any service manuals available he could purchase. I have looked and have not been successful.


He also wondered how much oil the engine holds. Would love some specs there too. Progress wise, he has the engine out and having it resleeved. So there is progress.
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Dan,

After doing some looking I finally found my pictures of my Fuller Transmission when we overhauled it. We had to make a thrust bearing and some cork seals for the shafts.
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After doing some looking I finally found my pictures of my Fuller Transmission when we overhauled it. We had to make a thrust bearing and some cork seals for the shafts.

Troy, your information and pictures will be quite valuable to him. Did you happen too disassemble the clutch? He has questions on how to take it apart
Thank you Troy, so much
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Not experienced on Republic but Buick multiple disc clutches look similar. I think it is on a splined shaft and should just pull off. Should being the word here. You will have to pull that pilot bearing off the front first. Once off the splines there will be a few nuts around the cover plate and it will come loose. DO THIS IN A PRESS OR YOUR DRILL PRESS or something as there will be a large coil spring inside. Once the cover plate and spring are out it comes apart plate by plate.
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Not experienced on Republic but Buick multiple disc clutches look similar. I think it is on a splined shaft and should just pull off. Should being the word here. once off the splines there will be a few nuts around the edge and the rear plate will come loose. DO THIS IN A PRESS OR YOUR DRILL PRESS or something as there will be a large coil spring inside. Once the cover plate and spring are out it comes apart plate by plate.
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I found 2 of the photos of the truck, but it says Federal, not Republic. But when I compare the photos the suspension looks the same. Are we talking about the same truck? I have 1 more photo I am trying to find of that truck, but I haven't found it yet in my ancestor's archives. Do you still want to my photos?
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Dan,

We didn't disassemble the clutch because it looked to be good shape and not stuck. I am glad that I could help out, can't wait to see it running and driving! I have also attached some more pictures from disassembly.
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I found 2 of the photos of the truck, but it says Federal, not Republic. But when I compare the photos the suspension looks the same. Are we talking about the same truck? I have 1 more photo I am trying to find of that truck, but I haven't found it yet in my ancestor's archives. Do you still want to my photos?
Yes would love them Rick, it seems with this old truck any information is a blessing! Thank you!

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We didn't disassemble the clutch because it looked to be good shape and not stuck. I am glad that I could help out, can't wait to see it running and driving! I have also attached some more pictures from disassembly.
Troy thanks for the additional pictures, everything helps here. Yes I will post a vid when he gets it running!
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