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    New owner of 1951 Mack LJ



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    #1 OFFLINE   1951 Mack LJ

    1951 Mack LJ

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    • Location:Washington State
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    • Model:LJSW
    • Year:1951

    Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:22 PM

    So I just found this forum yesterday after getting home with my new project. It is a 1951 Mack LJ.
    I don't have all the specs and details yet about this truck but I do know it had a 220 Cummins installed
    at some point in its life. And it has the 5 and two twin stick setup with an extra 3 speed brownie after all that.
    I do see myself reading a ton on here in the future and asking many questions. I will add some pictures
    when I figure out how.

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    #2 OFFLINE   B67 BullDog

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    • Year:1964

    Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:24 PM

    So I just found this forum yesterday after getting home with my new project. It is a 1951 Mack LJ.
    I don't have all the specs and details yet about this truck but I do know it had a 220 Cummins installed
    at some point in its life. And it has the 5 and two twin stick setup with an extra 3 speed brownie after all that.
    I do see myself reading a ton on here in the future and asking many questions. I will add some pictures
    when I figure out how.

    Sweet Ride....that baby is in good shape. Cheers

    #3 OFFLINE   Superdog

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    Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:38 PM

    That is a sharp looking LJ,doesn't look like it needs much.

    #4 OFFLINE   1951 Mack LJ

    1951 Mack LJ

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    Posted 18 February 2012 - 11:46 PM

    It has not been on the road since around 2000. I do need to go through and fix all the air leaks. And the rear brake linings are about gone.
    The floorboards are about rusted out completely. The tires somehow still hold some air. I am getting very excited to start in on fixing everything
    on the truck to get it road worthy again. I also picked up a 1958 Peterbuilt the same day from the old man. He wanted to sell them to someone to
    fix up and not scrap out. Well he sold them to the right guy.

    #5 OFFLINE   Superdog

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    Posted 19 February 2012 - 12:19 AM

    Since you are new,we'll let it slide this time,but we don't use the "P" word here.

    #6 OFFLINE   Vision 386

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    Posted 19 February 2012 - 12:27 AM

    Welcome aboard! good looking truck, ex-logging? looks like its pretty straight solid to start with,and as Superdog said,careful bout' using the "P" word here,get you in the doghouse pretty quick!............................................Mark
    Mack Truck literate. Computer illiterate.

    #7 OFFLINE   speweik

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    Posted 19 February 2012 - 06:01 AM

    Welcome! Nice L model. Where are you located?

    #8 OFFLINE   umodelnut

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    Posted 19 February 2012 - 07:26 AM

    nice mack!! looks like its pretty tough too!! if you want the build sheets and everything send the mack museum a letter with the trucks serial number.

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    #9 OFFLINE   Timothy Maikshilo

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    Posted 19 February 2012 - 09:26 AM

    I like the green and red. That is a clean truck.

    #10 OFFLINE   Olivetroad

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    Posted 19 February 2012 - 09:33 AM

    That is what I am looking for - where do you live? When will you be on vacation? Where do you leave the key?

    Sharp looking tandem - Welcome to the fun house!

    #11 OFFLINE   slpwlker

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    Posted 19 February 2012 - 12:45 PM

    Welcome to the Jungle. Nice looking LJ

    #12 OFFLINE   1951 Mack LJ

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    Posted 20 February 2012 - 02:51 AM

    Thanks for all the compliments guys. Olivetroad I am out here in Washington State.... I almost never go on vacation...
    and currently you don't need any keys to drive this old Mack.

    #13 OFFLINE   BOB DINGSDALE

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    • Model:LJSWX log truck
    • Year:1955

    Posted 20 February 2012 - 06:37 PM

    nice looking sunviser.least its not covering half the windshield.today's visers suck.could i get chassis number from you so i can put it on picture also the length of the engine hood.I have have the two top halves but there shorter than mine which is LJSWX.there off LJ but there are three or four lengths.email me at
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    . Bob

    #14 OFFLINE   BOB DINGSDALE

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    Posted 20 February 2012 - 06:39 PM

    just read your in wash.i'm on van isle.travel to bellingham quite a bit.Bob

    #15 OFFLINE   kdunkdfunk

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    • Model:3022
    • Year:1958

    Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:58 PM

    Nice find! Another westcoaster...

    #16 OFFLINE   BOB DINGSDALE

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    • Year:1955

    Posted 20 March 2012 - 12:12 PM

    Is that a scoop of some kind on the hood.what town in Wa. are you in .got any specs on it yet.love those L cabs.Bob D

    #17 OFFLINE   DigDug

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    Posted 21 March 2012 - 06:40 PM

    Nice clean Mack. Maybe sneek a pic of the Penisbuilt in the "odd truck?" forum on bottom of forum page.

    #18 OFFLINE   DodgeMan

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    • Year:1952

    Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:06 PM

    Hi, Welcome, And very nice truck!!!

    #19 OFFLINE   umodelnut

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    • Year:1975

    Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:08 PM

    Nice clean Mack. Maybe sneek a pic of the Penisbuilt in the "odd truck?" forum on bottom of forum page.

    . Ha ha funny what you said about peterbuilts.

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    #20 OFFLINE   DigDug

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    Posted 21 March 2012 - 08:11 PM

    Hey VInny , I gotta clean it up , forgot you were a young man. I was your age when I first fell in love with trucks. Probably in the 70's when "Smokey and the Bandit" came out was what sealed the deal. Have you seen that movie? I remember when i was young my parents asking what I wanted to be when i grew up, I always said TRUCK DRIVER. Good Luck with your U model !




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