The Pierce Dash was a custom chassis built by Pierce Manufacturing.

Production[edit | edit source]

Pierce Dash (1984-1999)[edit | edit source]

The first Dash was sold to Emmaus Fire Department, Pennsylvania.

Pierce Dash D-8000 (1988-1992)[edit | edit source]

Pierce Dash 2000 (1999-2008)[edit | edit source]

The Pierce Dash 2000 (or simply Pierce Dash) was a heavy duty chassis introduced in 1999 as a replacement for the original Pierce Dash. It was redesigned in 2006 and then discontinued in 2008.

Pierce Dash CF (2011-2020)[edit | edit source]

The Pierce Dash chassis was resurrected in 2011 as the Pierce Dash CF. It was an improved design over the previous versions. It included a larger, single-piece windshield and the engine was lowered and moved to the rear of the cab, allowing space for a third firefighter to sit in between the driver and the officer. The Dash CF was originally introduced as a PUC-only chassis but transitioned to use as a full custom chassis. The Dash CF chassis was discontinued sometime in 2020.
The first Dash CF built was for the Cedar Hill Fire Department, Texas.

Specifications[edit | edit source]

  • Engine - Detroit DD13 / Cummins L9
  • Horsepower ratings - 370-525
  • Transmission - Allison Transmissions (3000 EVS / 4000 EVS / 4500 EVS)
  • Cab width - 96"
  • Cab length - 70" / 80"
  • Cab roof style - Raised (11" / split 11" for aerials)
  • Cab doors - Barrier or Full Height
  • Seating capacity - Up to 7
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