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Old 05-22-2010, 11:20 AM   #1261
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Powered by some type of V-6 Ford.

Truck is in Southern Maine, Dayton or Biddeford, not sure as the town line is near. Area code 207.

Not affifiated. Just thought someone here might be interested enough to persue further.

I have more pictures.
Need specific pictures, I'm only about 10 miles away.
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Old 05-22-2010, 12:43 PM   #1262
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Powered by some type of V-6 Ford.

Truck is in Southern Maine, Dayton or Biddeford, not sure as the town line is near. Area code 207.

Not affifiated. Just thought someone here might be interested enough to persue further.

I have more pictures.
Need specific pictures, I'm only about 10 miles away.[/QUOTE]
looks more like a 4.3 chevy...
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Old 05-22-2010, 01:12 PM   #1263
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Wow, a small block woulda dropped right in where that 4.3 is.
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Old 05-22-2010, 06:38 PM   #1264
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Powered by some type of V-6 Ford / Truck is in Southern Maine
That is a well done truck
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Old 05-22-2010, 06:42 PM   #1265
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... what is that cylinder up front? ... I have seen that on half-tracks before and never known its real purpose? ... is it filled with water when you need counter weight?
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Old 05-22-2010, 06:44 PM   #1266
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That is a nicely done truck

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I just put some HMMWV surplus tires (37x12.5x16.5) on my truck. I had the centers machined out a set of 16.5" GM motorhome wheels so they'd fit over the 4.780" Dodge hubs, then had the wheels powdercoated. There are two inch spacers between the rear wheels, but I'm thinking about going to 2.5" because the sidewall bulges are a red cunt hair apart when I put 2,000+ lbs of load in the bed. The front end is leveled 2 inches, but now I'm thinking about hoisting the rear end about 2" to get my rake back. Can't stand the ass-dragging look.



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Old 05-22-2010, 06:48 PM   #1267
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... what is that cylinder up front? ... I have seen that on half-tracks before and never known it's real purpose? ... is it filled with water when you need counter weight?

I believe it is a roller to help with approach angles. Keeps the front end from digging in.
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Old 05-22-2010, 08:21 PM   #1268
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I believe it is a roller to help with approach angles. Keeps the front end from digging in.

Yep, for when it crossed trenches.
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Old 05-22-2010, 08:49 PM   #1269
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Heres my addition. Not my truck, just saw in the Home Depot parking lot.






This is my truck. '78 Datsun 620.

A few days later after meeting the ass of a Honda Accord. I was not a happy person.
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Old 05-22-2010, 09:02 PM   #1270
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I believe it is a roller to help with approach angles. Keeps the front end from digging in.
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Yep, for when it crossed trenches.
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Old 05-22-2010, 09:22 PM   #1271
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Sweet trucks, Bandit240.

Thanks, PaleRider. More to come on that Dodge... not quite done yet. Gotta be careful to not go over the top and make it look tacky.
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Old 05-25-2010, 09:31 AM   #1272
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Getting no love, just been through another flood.
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Old 05-25-2010, 10:51 AM   #1273
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Getting no love, just been through another flood.
Where is that? I know someone on Steel Soldiers would love to rescue and restore that old PowerWagon.
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Old 05-25-2010, 03:33 PM   #1274
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I know know it ain't got a bed but...

I still call it a truck. I did remove the back seat and run it as a flat bed 24/7.



Jacked it up with some Old Man Emu heavy duty springs.
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Old 05-26-2010, 12:52 AM   #1275
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new (to me) truck

my new project/bike hauler. F-250 Diesel with dual tanks and liftgate.

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