Discussion:
Forklift Classics

Hi everyone.
As you should know there are classic car models that are wanted by colectors or simply by lovers. As I really appreciatte classic cars, I want your opinion of what do you think about some old forklifts. Is there any model / series that can be considered a classic and (who knows) get valious as it gettings old?
What do you think?
  • Posted 31 Jan 2007 08:52
  • Discussion started by Oliv
  • ., Portugal
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@max a
You may want to contact a local clark dealer in your area to help you resolve your issue. You'll need them to order parts when you start restoring. Go to their website and you can find who they might be - clarkmhc (dot) com. Replace the (dot) with a. & close the spaces. This site will strip out the exact web name. Clark has been rebuild their dealers over the years but there still are some dealers that have a long history with Clark they will probably will be able to help you if you get some one with lots of gray in their hair or the Kojak look, wears bifocals & talks slow but surly - in other words not a mellennial
If the dealer isn't much help you can try to contact the headquarters in Lexington, KY- they may or may not want to help you. Some companies have a policy not to talk directly to an end user.
If you have pictures of this machine that might be of help - not certain how you can post them on this site but someone might be able to to give you instructions on how to.
Would suggest you start a new thread for your specific issue vs. one that was started 12 years ago.
  • Posted 23 Jul 2019 18:58
  • Modified 23 Jul 2019 19:04 by poster
  • Reply by johnr_j
  • Georgia, United States
Looking for some help to restore an old Clark model 2015.
Any chance I could find a manual
Serial number CEC-1959C M
Unsure if the M is part of the serial or a scratch on the edge of the tag. Am I correct that they run off 6 volts?
Thanks
Max
  • Posted 23 Jul 2019 07:22
  • Reply by max_a
  • North Carolina, United States
As far as reach trucks............. the Model 20 Raymond.
  • Posted 7 Mar 2019 21:44
  • Reply by triumphrider
  • Texas, United States
Was it an LT30 or LT35 that you put down?
  • Posted 7 Mar 2019 07:01
  • Reply by Quinn_Eskimo
  • Louisiana, United States
Thanks for your reply and the info will be calling the dealer next.
  • Posted 8 Nov 2015 00:48
  • Reply by sassyrose
  • Colorado, United States
What Duo is referring to as a end user is someone who is not a dealer or independent repair facility. Other words a company that actually uses the truck.
As he also mentioned for some one, even a dealer, to know the year of the truck with out a complete model and serial number is next to impossible.
The Clark "Clipper" was produced from 1941 through 1964 and went through many changes which would reflect in the actual model and serial number. So to get you the correct part they need the complete model and serial number as the parts would have changed through out the years of production.

If memory serves me right the 2111C is just the series and not the complete part number for the pump. From what I pulled up on line there are at least 12 versions of the 2111C pumps.

Your best bet is to take the pump to a local rebuilder and see if they can identify it. Or you can try Hader Industries they do a lot of rebuilding for the forklift industry. Their phone number is 877-388-2102
  • Posted 7 Nov 2015 02:11
  • Reply by Partsguy5
  • California, United States
What qualifies someone other than end-user? Model #ce42559 which is on the plate and also stamp on the side of the forklift. My question was in reference to vickers 2111C which may have been used on something other than the clipper forklift
  • Posted 7 Nov 2015 01:50
  • Reply by sassyrose
  • Colorado, United States
I don't doubt that you Clark is a 1942 but I've always found it funny that the only thing most end users know about their forklift truck is its year which is odd because they are all in code.
  • Posted 5 Nov 2015 23:24
  • Reply by duodeluxe
  • United States
duodeluxe
sassyrose,
In 2005 I toured the Clark Parts Distribution facility in Louisville, KY & they had an old truck loader on display in the lobby. The Clark folks "claimed' they still could get parts for it - may have been some marketing BS.
But if you have a serial number you might want to contact a Clark dealer, if you have a long time Clark dealer in you area the would be a plus or contact Clark direct - website clarkmhc dot com > just replace the dot with a. & eliminate spaces. w/o a complete s/n you will be SOL. Look for a stamping in the frame somewhere or on the data plate.
  • Posted 5 Nov 2015 23:13
  • Reply by johnr_j
  • Georgia, United States
Hi everyone. I'm new to the forum but I have a 1942 Clark Clipper that is in need of a Vickers hydraulic pump # 2111c. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Bill
  • Posted 5 Nov 2015 13:56
  • Reply by sassyrose
  • Colorado, United States
I think the Clark Clipper or the Clark Trucloader. The Trucloader I find is hard to get information on.
  • Posted 5 Nov 2015 13:42
  • Reply by sassyrose
  • Colorado, United States
hello i i just found this website i have a old forklift i love to know the make of it all i know it always been lifty see my link to it, can any one say how old & what make it is i love to know PETTER ENGINE AIRCOOL DIESEL & FORD 10 GEAR BOX THREE SPEED & flickr.com/photos/11347124@N08/2144750808/
  • Posted 8 Apr 2010 07:28
  • Modified 15 Apr 2010 20:47 by poster
  • Reply by FiatDino
  • england, United Kingdom
It is a 1957 or 1958. I think that parts are probably pretty scarce. What might not be available new can most likely be gotten either used or rebuilt I do have a parts manual on this truck. So if you need anything contact me at gitrucks at adelphia dot net.
  • Posted 15 Feb 2009 00:00
  • Reply by duodeluxe
  • United States
duodeluxe
Ok, heres the numbers I could find on the tag, it says "Clark Truck Loader" Model # TR, serial # 89 QL237, Type G thats all the stuff other than patent numbers I can read...Whats the availability of parts on this?? I know these were made from 1945-1967 got that from clarks website...thanks for any help!!
You will need the serial # to obtain the yera of manufacture.
  • Posted 12 Feb 2009 23:38
  • Reply by duodeluxe
  • United States
duodeluxe

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