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  2. Well Nick, I have been a Dan Bruno fan since the beginning of 2005-2006 and have followed his journey/obsession myself to the point that I was taking notes, printing data, spending tons of man hours buried in old part books, chasing parts, trucks for my own RD build, and continue to do so only to be told by Mack the parts you need are obsolete and to hit the salvage yards for NEW 40 year old parts.. Even though we all know there is still a market out there and Mack should retool and reproduce them. BUT, I am going to safely defend and agree with Dan's decision. The preservation of the concept in this case or build, matters more than the product itself. I also agree with Dan that Maybe the head honchos at Corporate Mack should take a stroll through here a little more and actually see and listen to what us consumers are saying. The last paragraph in Dan's October 5th post says and explains everything. There "CLEARLY" is a ring of truth to everything he is saying as well as everyone on here. Sorry if it sounds like a scolding.. But, a LOT of us that were raised in this industry made this movie part of their lives and loved the connection between the Mack and Convoy. That's what most of our Father's and Grandfathers drove. It's what we want to restore and drive now. Dan's Western Star concept makes total sense and if there was a reboot of the movie, and I hope there will be someday in the near future, those would be one of the two truck choices I myself would pick. So Nick, I say now would be the best time to make a few calls to the Mack Engineering and Industrial Automotive Design Departments and sketch up some of those brainstorms you have been having and show us all some concepts and ideas. Keep up the good work Dan!!!! A lot of us are happy with your continuation and obsession to preserve this historical vehicle and movie. Please stay on the grid and keep us updated and informed.. The truth does hurt, but I TOTALLY can handle it by the way!!!!!!!
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  4. Looks like the car in front of you in the third picture is losing some sort of fluid that’s leaving a trail all the way to the smoking or steaming vehicle.
  5. Did you know they moved from Long Island to Massachusetts? Arthur Gould Rebuilders Inc 789 Wachusett St. Building C Unit 2, Holden, MA 01520 (508) 210-0891
  6. Go into Hanks Forum and look for the thread on pictures, there is a post on the old site pictures and quite a few of the members have licks to their photos.
  7. Thanks for the info, the style of the logo made me think it wa s from that era.
  8. He is still touring he has done a few shows with Kid Rock this fall
  9. I need a water pump for a flathead six cylinder casting number m600k500. Thanks 2082307330 or email olinHP15@gmail.com
  10. Wow cool ride have a ball with it...bob Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. Wow cool ride have a ball with it...bob Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Right on man god love him...bob Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. On the engine I just bought it has a air valve plumbed into the intake that runs a plastic line over to the front cover on the rack. Can I omit this setup we use to block off the older smoke valves. Thank you
  14. I think he's living a comfortable retirement...he sang on the tribute show for Johnny Cash after Johnny passed. Every time Kawliga or Family Tradition comes on the radio, I have to crank it up.
  15. I’ve stoped watching the news all together these days, everyone has an agenda and will curve stories to fit their’s or they won’t share stories they can’t curve... there no unbiased source anymore except the sources for the media, which is where I get the news. News is only useful for knowing big important events like another terrorist attack or something of the sort... sometimes when it seems like there’s no real source for something I check what everyone is saying from all sides and only accept what they all agree on and take the rest with a wheelbarrow of salt until it’s independently reviewed and confirmed... the media and politicians thrive off divisiveness, people are more likely to donate when they’re more passionate and the media gets more views the crazier they can make a headline which gives them more ad revenue... a prime example is when MSMBC said they found Trumps taxes when everyone was running a round saying he had committed tax fraud and it turned out it was nothing but they really hyped it up to get viewers... it’s like that with everyone unfortunately... this is why the loudest voice today on both sides the most extreme one, the divisiveness gets boosted so that everyone profits, meanwhile it makes a laughingstock of our country and the hardworking people who everyday bust their asses protecting the average Joe or working to make someone else’s life a bit better see nothing from it all... I still believe we wouldn’t have such a problem if we didn’t have political parties to begin with and everyone could think for themselves instead of having to align to the two main parties which have proven countless times they alter their own policies not to reflect their true beliefs but instead to make sure they oppose the other so we all stay divided. But I don’t think any of us will see politics parties either increase in how many are major enough to be recognized or cease to legally exist all together... but that doesn’t mean I don’t pray it happens some day!
  16. Great photos! That red tandem B sure has a strange-looking cab on it.
  17. That is a neat truck. A have sent a couple waterpumps to Authur Gould rebuilder. They are worth a call. Mike
  18. This is the only picture I have. It was still there last month. I talked to the owner but don’t remember what he said.
  19. tap on Google .... images n C wot develops LOL cya
  20. Yes I can appreciate that just never asked and was wondering why it was way cool and seems like a blast to drive ....bob Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  21. Well here's where I let the cat out of the bag because several of you wish that you had my time. I'm salaried at work and run the shop, when the work is done, parts ordered and the shop cleaned I work on the 75 til the next job shows up. The boss doesn't care, I work seven days a week so something gets done on the 75 everyday.
  22. The Red head will be proud of You..........
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