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  1. 15 points
    Couple pics from my son's wedding Sat.
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  3. 10 points
    Never plan on being a stoner, don't smoke, seldom drink and it fascinates me...…………….Stoner dude sits at home smoking state-approved weed & eat'in Cheetos, Democratic politicians boast whimsically about how many drugs they did in college, the companies CEO has a chrome box for his nose candy and Mr.BlueCollar is told "stay sober, clean, and your going to piss in a cup if you wanna get paid (or score a job)".
  4. 10 points
  5. 9 points
    Making a delivery of new Mack LFT trucks.
  6. 9 points
    Ready for the show! Macungie 2014.
  7. 8 points
    Folks, we need to give Barry Holden a big hand!! If you notice on the home page, he has dedicated a tab at the top of page to the B Model Registry. Once you click on it, you can get to the registry plus a lot more info that I dug out of sales literature. There is still more to send to him, so keep checking from time to time. The old web site that all this info was on was discontinued for some reason. I'm grateful to Barry for posting all this again so everybody can learn more about their ride. Sent a personal note to Barry and thank him for this addition. I have noticed the times on messages he has sent here and I'm starting to think he lives at Watt's Mack. Not often you have a employee willing to put in that much time! Over & out from Ignorant Ridge, Tom
  8. 8 points
    You know how it goes, just driving along on a mission, enjoying your own thoughts, listening to the music of a cool powered Mack, the whistle of that magic tip turbine singing away All this time big brother is watching you I am not complaining one little bit though Was stunned to see me on Facebook that night when I stopped So sit back, relax and have a good chuckle Paul received_350847202182842.mp4
  9. 8 points
    Rails are drilled and painted and got a few parts installed, should have the crossmembers and suspension mounts installed this week. 280 wheel base on thirty foot rails. Truck Shop
  10. 7 points
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/LimitedEditioN-Vintage-MACK-TRUCKS-Logo-T-shirt-2side-Custom-Text-By-Paccart/264216228840?hash=item3d8483b3e8:m:mHQZ6nknzkP2eazsEfGYtQw
  11. 7 points
    Added a few more parts and pieces Truck Shop
  12. 7 points
    Distinctive look from Dodge.
  13. 7 points
    Parked behind the Freeway Flyer Superliner.
  14. 7 points
    Seems like it will all fit together. Finished all the modifications to the right sill/jamb, then test fit it all together along with the new rear floor panels. Lots of assembly/disassembly, test fitting, fitting the old parts back in, seeing if it will all line up. Still a ways to go, but it's getting there.
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  16. 6 points
    I am old enough (68) to think sometimes that the young men today do not have the backbone the men of the "greatess generation" had. But then I meet a few young men that are or have served the country, and I am struck by the patriotism and courage of these young men today. All is not lost........yet!
  17. 6 points
    I dont care what people say, people were made of different stuff back then than they are today Paul
  18. 6 points
    Here is the mate to J.Hancock's CH Tanker. CJ is the 10 wheel version.
  19. 6 points
    Hi all, just thought I'd share a horn button repair I made to our Type 45 using some 3D printed parts. As you can see in the photo, one of the rubber blocks that retains the horn button had broken. I'm not really sure if these parts are available, but making one essentially for free is always better than buying if you're like me - more budget constrained than bound to strict originality. I drilled out the rivets holding the original rubbers, and had a friend of mine print up some replacements which are designed to accept a small flat head screw in place of the rivet. Blue would not have been my first choice but its what he had in a semi-flexible materials on hand and it doesn't show when the button is installed.
  20. 6 points
    Mack Maxidyne equals Money Maker. Tip Turbine with associated plumbing for the hood scoop.
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  22. 6 points
    Still had that new paint smell at Macungie 2015.
  23. 6 points
    Because of your post I took one of the warranty calls today, the gentleman hung up on me after I corrected my address. I asked him to verify my current address, he rattled off my NYS address, I said it wrong , here is my current address: NYS Home For The Criminally Insane, Building C, Cell #245 Central Islip N.Y. . I can't imagine why the nice man hung up, I even called back and asked him why he hung up. . .he hung up again..
  24. 6 points
    I ask for sex acts, they hang up.
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  26. 6 points
    And frame assembled. Truck Shop
  27. 6 points
    Not a lot of fleets of R and DMs left.
  28. 6 points
    there are still places where people have common sense, know how to drive, and do not need big brother holding their hand every second of the day.
  29. 5 points
    Yes. A work ethic, self reliance, tolerance, sense of family and community, patriotism, common sense, practical education, knowing right from wrong, religion of some sort, the ability to see both sides of an issue and last the sense not to believe everything they hear or read.
  30. 5 points
    We live free today because of men like him. I wonder how many young men today understand this?
  31. 5 points
    The 886 model was introduced within the DM series in 1974. The 886 continued until 1987 with a production of 1,938 units built.
  32. 5 points
    Seeing as my F350 dump is disappearing before my eyes and since I don't want to replace all the sheetmetal on a truck with 190k on it, time for Craigslist. Found a 2000 k3500 6.5 diesel with 49k original on it for $2600, just needs a transmission (no reverse) and a bulldog hood ornament. A guy who lives down the street from my shop stopped by and said he thinks he has a good tranny for it so that might work out pretty good. Very clean almost rust free 20 year old truck, don't find that in New England often. Brought it home this morning, managed to put the front wheel thru the trailer deck while loading. I think I'll paint it to match my old 94 3500 HD that I sold because plowing driveways in 2 wheel drive sucks.
  33. 5 points
    In my short experience I've learned they accuse others of their own crimes. Case and point, Hilary managing to get waste of time investigation into Trump when she's the one who pandered to Russia. https://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/429292-the-case-for-russia-collusion-against-the-democrats Trump may not be a morally perfect guy, but he's no socialist pig. And for those who are angry that he hasn't gotten a wall built yet, stop sending he swamp dwellers to work with in Congress. He's not a king for 4 years, he can only do what the Constitution allows him to do. Congress and the Courts have to do their part.
  34. 5 points
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^This is the problem with Kids Today, In My Opinion..
  35. 5 points
    Here are a few pictures from the Vintage Truck of Florida show
  36. 5 points
    After finishing up the mock-up and marking everything for disassembly, I was trying to figure out how to get at the front pillars to get at some rust. Well, I guess I wasn't done taking it apart. So, I removed the cowl completely.. I can definitely get at them this way.
  37. 5 points
    The US government officially controlled the internet until 2016 (and some say still unofficially controls it). So, if you're another sovereign country, large or small, they feel the right and need to control the internet within their borders. There's some logic to their argument. Hey, personally, I wish we'd all get together for a group hug and get along.
  38. 5 points
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  40. 5 points
    Slow progress this weekend: Picked up some Dynamat today, so I got some put on the doors. That should keep them from being a "GONG" when closed. I started to reassemble the mirrors, but need to get to the store and get all new stainless hardware. That and I want to get some thin plastic to isolate the brackets from the paint on the doors. I'd like to have stainless brackets, but that's a bit out of the budget. Friend blasted and painted the originals since there were in pretty nice condition and not rotted to pieces.
  41. 4 points
  42. 4 points
    America was built on the back of the Mack truck, as well as the International. The legendary Loadstar was the backbone of the American farmer, carried children to and from school, and allowed states and municipalities to maintain our roads. The stunning Transtar 4070A and Transtar II 4070B were industry benchmarks in the COE segment. A young Zenon C.R. Hansen joined International Harvester in 1927. So impressed were they that the company placed him in its management training program. At age 19, with two years service, Hansen was sent to work internationally in Europe. Over the following seven years, spent on the continent and in Africa, Zenon acquired invaluable on-the-job training and learned to fluently speak French, German and Italian. Given the opportunity to go out on his own and to establish a Diamond T dealership in Portland, Oregon, Zenon reluctantly left International Harvester after 17 years. He quickly became Diamond T's largest distributor.
  43. 4 points
    I don't need a water truck but if I did, this would be OK.
  44. 4 points
    Found this on youtube channel I subscribe to: The old supercharged Cummins has a nice bark to that jake. The beginning is the only good part. The rest, not so much. (I don't know why the R model is in the preview?)
  45. 4 points
    Post WWII modified by Mack Trucks Great Britain Ltd, of Barking Essex. Local built cabs and powered by Hercules, AEC or Leyland engines. They were L.H.D. units. These photos are Aberdeenshire County Council snow plows.
  46. 4 points
    Upper Hanover 2 by Rich Reinhart, on Flickr
  47. 4 points
    I Feel your pain Bro! We've been putting up with this stuff they been building for quite some time most of us here if not all of us see it ! However don't think for one minute the grass is a whole bunch greener over on the KW line IHC Line THE Pete line ! They are ALL getting cheaper and cheaper ! They are All tring to OUT Cheap each other ! Its ALL junk Out there The pride of a Job Well done is mostly gone due to the attitude of these big company's on this continent It's stock market driven THEIR BOTTOM LINE ! Sadly this attitude creates poor work ethic and so on! Go to work get paid go home ! That's It! To add to it (Its compounding ) because the other little piece of it is society as a whole the attitude in general Sucks already!
  48. 4 points
    1948 H.M. White co. Chicago.
  49. 4 points
    One outa town project had some asphalt milling. Another one had some brushing before the reconstruct.
  50. 4 points
    You know what belongs under the valve covers? Valve train components and nothing more.
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