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Old 12-04-2012, 05:22 AM   #2671
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They were doing really well with that Dodge till they put a car roofline on it.

Throws the whole thing off (for me)

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Old 12-04-2012, 01:34 PM   #2672
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Excellent! A remake/modernized Jeep FC-150.




40+ years ago we did an R&R on an old rack body FC-150. We then used it to build a log home in the Catskills. It carried the entire the entire kit up a pretty crappy road.
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Old 12-05-2012, 12:14 AM   #2673
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And this is my work truck.


Interesting pic (for me anyway) Why the smaller diameter wheels? Is overall height a concern? Is that a single wheel on the tag axle? Steer or non steer?
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Old 12-05-2012, 01:54 AM   #2674
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Interesting pic (for me anyway) Why the smaller diameter wheels? Is overall height a concern? Is that a single wheel on the tag axle? Steer or non steer?
In Europe 4 meter is the maximum overall height for a truck. If the load on the truck is higher you need a special permission for every route depending on the bridges .
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:13 AM   #2675
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In Finland 4.2m is max height and in some cases 4.4m

Yes its single wheel and non steer. All axles have air suspension.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:00 AM   #2676
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My '65 Scout 80...I am the second owner, almost to 50k miles


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I grew up in that very vehicle, My dad bought one new, 1964 I drove it to high school. 150,000+ miles, two pump clutch, three pump brakes, and half a round of slack in the steering

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Old 12-06-2012, 04:36 PM   #2677
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:02 PM   #2678
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I couldn't get the video to work, but if this is the same Little Red Wagon I saw run at Woodburn, Oregon in 1965, or 66, it was pretty cool.

It did an exhibition run, doing a wheelstand for the entire quarter mile. At the finish line, overhead wires for the timing lights were too low to clear, so he slacked the throttle just enough to dip under them, then got on it again to bring it back up before shutting down.
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:28 PM   #2679
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I couldn't get the video to work, but if this is the same Little Red Wagon I saw run at Woodburn, Oregon in 1965, or 66, it was pretty cool.

It did an exhibition run, doing a wheelstand for the entire quarter mile. At the finish line, overhead wires for the timing lights were too low to clear, so he slacked the throttle just enough to dip under them, then got on it again to bring it back up before shutting down.
In a word NO! use a decent browser like me, chrome all the time, IE (Microsoft) suck big time in the non Microsoft world..... my world!!!!!!
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:04 PM   #2680
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In a word NO! use a decent browser like me, chrome all the time, IE (Microsoft) suck big time in the non Microsoft world..... my world!!!!!!
How stupid of me to not do everything the same way you do.










BTW, I don't use IE.



Edit: Out of curiosity, I just logged on in Internet Explorer, and guess what? the video worked.

But, you are right that it is not a Dodge A100. http://www.sportscardigest.com/icons...s-rm-auctions/
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Old 12-06-2012, 06:13 PM   #2681
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I couldn't get the video to work, but if this is the same Little Red Wagon I saw run at Woodburn, Oregon in 1965, or 66, it was pretty cool.

It did an exhibition run, doing a wheelstand for the entire quarter mile. At the finish line, overhead wires for the timing lights were too low to clear, so he slacked the throttle just enough to dip under them, then got on it again to bring it back up before shutting down.


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Old 12-06-2012, 06:19 PM   #2682
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Dat be it.
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Old 12-07-2012, 08:07 AM   #2683
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:59 PM   #2684
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How stupid of me to not do everything the same way you do.

BTW, I don't use IE.

Edit: Out of curiosity, I just logged on in Internet Explorer, and guess what? the video worked.





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But, you are right that it is not a Dodge A100. http://www.sportscardigest.com/icons...s-rm-auctions/

Now THAT is a cool truck..................and the WTF thread is 2 doors down
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Old 12-08-2012, 10:59 AM   #2685
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