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Old 12-14-2012, 05:59 AM   #2716
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Old 12-14-2012, 06:07 AM   #2717
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I also drive a 07 Ford FPV Super Pursuit Ute. A bit smaller than those US Trucks, but they handle like a dream.



Man I wish I could get one of these in the US[/QUOTE]

That has a Ford badge, I thought Holden was a GM company? My GF has a Commodore in Pontiac livery (G8).
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:08 AM   #2718
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That stupid chicken tax has ruined a lot of potential vehicles for many years .

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Old 12-14-2012, 04:41 PM   #2719
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Well if that's your thing, here's the project I have waiting in the wings...





It won't be a rod, just bone stock with some updates to make it a reliable daily driver. Great Grandpa bought it brand new in '48.

'48 Dodge 1 ton with the special looonnngg bed, straight six flathead and a "fluid drive" transmission. Dad learned to drive it when he was 8.

Maybe I should just leave the hood off an call him Mater?
I do like it, and it has a pretty good body for what it is. Get her running and you'll turn a lot of heads
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Old 12-14-2012, 04:55 PM   #2720
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I think this old Dodge is butt ugly, but it's growing on me and it definitely has a history. It was my high school ...
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Old 12-14-2012, 05:09 PM   #2721
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Is that garage underground/a cave? Any more info on this space/collection?
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Old 12-14-2012, 05:21 PM   #2722
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Not entirely positive this counts as a "cool truck" but just picked up this 87 Subaru BRAT last week for a project.



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Old 12-14-2012, 05:30 PM   #2723
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I vote cool.
Especially if it has the back seats.
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Old 12-14-2012, 05:34 PM   #2724
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I vote cool.
Especially if it has the back seats.
Yup, jumper seats were included
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Old 12-14-2012, 05:36 PM   #2725
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I vote cool.
Especially if it has the back seats.
Back seats were just a way around the chicken tax. Then they got somewhat popular for a few hours.
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Old 12-14-2012, 05:44 PM   #2726
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Well if that's your thing, here's the project I have waiting in the wings...





It won't be a rod, just bone stock with some updates to make it a reliable daily driver. Great Grandpa bought it brand new in '48.

'48 Dodge 1 ton with the special looonnngg bed, straight six flathead and a "fluid drive" transmission. Dad learned to drive it when he was 8.

Maybe I should just leave the hood off an call him Mater?

Good looking truck! I am a ford man myslef but i do like these old rigs. Plus its being pulled by a ford so that makes up for it.
A close friend of mine has a 1953 Ford F1 with a 10 foot bed that he has restored. Im working on a 71 f-250 right now. Its nice seeing people bring these trucks back from the dead.
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Old 12-14-2012, 05:59 PM   #2727
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Especially if it has the back seats.
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Back seats were just a way around the chicken tax. Then they got somewhat popular for a few hours.
I saw a conversion in one of the hot rod magazines a jillion years ago. They turned the rear seats around, removed the rear cabin glass, and put a high-roof topper on to make it a useable (more or less) 4-seat vehicle.
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Old 12-14-2012, 07:28 PM   #2728
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Is that garage underground/a cave? Any more info on this space/collection?
It is a WWII blimp hangar, now an air museum, in Tillamook, Oregon- a pretty cool place, and well worth a visit.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tillamook_Air_Museum

http://kensan.smugmug.com/Machines/A...466663&k=wpeLU

They have an annual cruise-in/fly-in.

http://kensan.smugmug.com/Machines/A...5587&k=zQ67hsV

http://kensan.smugmug.com/Machines/A...9426&k=pjt8X8g

Here are a couple more Cool Trucks that were shown there.



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Old 12-14-2012, 09:43 PM   #2729
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Not entirely positive this counts as a "cool truck" but just picked up this 87 Subaru BRAT last week for a project.

Shit yeah! I posted this a few days ago in the little truck thread. I loved this little beast.

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Old 12-14-2012, 10:53 PM   #2730
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There is a little truck tread ?
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