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Old 05-21-2013, 05:56 AM   #751
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they really wanted that VW...
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Old 05-21-2013, 08:29 AM   #752
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And I know some of you want this

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/3672545034.html

I believe that fire truck is a variation of the old International KB8. That chassis was used for a variety of applications from fire trucks to cargo haulers to dump trucks. My grandfather had one - I remember, as a 4-5 year old, making several trips to B'ham to pick up a load of cinder blocks with my father.

Great old truck....
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Old 06-26-2013, 08:54 PM   #753
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Dang.

http://www.autoweek.com/article/2013...WS01/130629911
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:17 PM   #754
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Howards Massachusetts find,,,,never left the state,,,,

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Old 06-28-2013, 06:07 PM   #755
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:06 PM   #756
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Howards Massachusetts find,,,,never left the state,,,,

Whoa! Yours?
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Old 06-29-2013, 12:02 AM   #757
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Found at the Local Garage



Ran across this when I was getting some fresh tires back in '05, had been sitting in a Barn up in Waimea for 35ish years, not quite what it seems to be. A guy bought it and the local garage was trying to get the brakes to stop it, running it was not in the plans, headed to the mainland for a resto.
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Old 06-29-2013, 04:53 PM   #758
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Ran across this when I was getting some fresh tires back in '05, had been sitting in a Barn up in Waimea for 35ish years, not quite what it seems to be. A guy bought it and the local garage was trying to get the brakes to stop it, running it was not in the plans, headed to the mainland for a resto.
Is it a repro of a GTO, or the real thing? I can't see enough of the roof line or C pillar.
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:41 PM   #759
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Is it a repro of a GTO, or the real thing? I can't see enough of the roof line or C pillar.
Real McCoy but it isn't a GTO, apparently there was a bit of a loose hand back in the day when building and the customer could ask for X, Y, Z slats, vents, etc. or they would just be there when he took delivery. P.O. wasn't real helpful beyond that, don't know if he was the original owner.
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Old 07-01-2013, 07:33 PM   #760
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Pulled a U-ey when I saw this fresh out of the barn yesterday on a ride.

1948 Indian I'm told. Runs.
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Old 07-01-2013, 08:16 PM   #761
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Know anything about the history of this one?
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Old 07-01-2013, 09:33 PM   #762
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Pulled a U-ey when I saw this fresh out of the barn yesterday on a ride.

1948 Indian I'm told. Runs.
For sale? I know a guy who's willing to pay both good money for one and a finders fee.

PM me if you can find out more?
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Old 07-02-2013, 03:12 AM   #763
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For sale? I know a guy who's willing to pay both good money for one and a finders fee.

PM me if you can find out more?



I suspect Wayne's rolling it out for the annual July 4th celebration.

With that patina, if it were for sale it would jump ahead of the '34 HD I find myself circling around lately...
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Old 07-04-2013, 11:20 PM   #764
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"Garage finds"
I found these back a long time ago collecting dust:

This '59' sat in the back of my garage for a number of years waiting for my attention.
The car was 100% complete but came to me partially disassembled. Unfortunately I never got to it due to the cost of correctly restoring it.



We did get to this '69' and it was my Wifes 'daily driver' for a few years. Not a very good Montana "Winter car" though....




This '40' was a true $500.00 Barn find.
It was my "Party Wagon" back in the 70's. Had a '53' Merc. Flathead V-8, 4 speed , Columbia 2 speed rear axle and a Tuck & Roll Interior. A 16 Gallon Keg was easily fitted into the trunk. Was prone to overheating running much over 60 mph. Was a great "Cruising the Drag" ride.

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Old 07-04-2013, 11:24 PM   #765
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"Garage finds"

This '40' was a true $500.00 Barn find.
It was my "Party Wagon" back in the 70's. Had a '53' Merc. Flathead V-8, 4 speed , Columbia 2 speed rear axle and a Tuck & Roll Interior. A 16 Gallon Keg was easily fitted into the trunk.

My buddy still has the bone stock 40 that he bought in high school. We're both 63 now and he's still talking about getting around to restoring it.
I loved riding around in it and his brother's 40 convertible.
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