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  1. These pieces of iron were hanging out with the AC's Truck Shop
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    Old Graders and Tractors

    Vladislav- it does say Buda Lanova on the rating tag at the back middle of the block you can just make out the small brass tag. I was told this one is a 1952 one of the last Buda's before Allis Chalmers bought them out in 1953. Truck Shop
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    Old Graders and Tractors

    And a kill or maim you garden thrasher. Truck Shop
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    A KW, Pete and Federal

    A first year 1939 Pete and a extremely rare bird a 1944 KW built during the war in Yakima, Wa. KW's built during WWII are very rare, the Seattle factory was used by Boeing to build air craft so the truck factory was moved to Yakima. Very limited production during the war years, this is the only war bird I have ever seen. The federal is a X13 model.
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    A KW, Pete and Federal

    Your right, and this Pete was wrecked and repaired with some hood parts from a Fageol. Truck Shop
  6. Two AC's I got photos of today. Truck Shop
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    A Couple of Macks

    Forgot the important photo
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    A Couple of Macks

    Allen Chase the man who owns these has a personal museum in Union, Ore. He has three restored AC's plus a ton of other great rigs. Yes these are future projects. Truck Shop
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    RDF International

    Found this 1959 RDF 405 today, still has the 220 but with a 10 spd. Hood and cab are pretty good shape but has the typical 405 fender rash. Plus two green ones to go with it. Truck Shop
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    What the heck is this beast?

    This thread for some reason reminds me of this rig http://theoldmotor.com/?p=144448
  11. Merry Christmas, you{ Nasty} bunch of guys 😊
  12. Figured I would start a thread on my B75 resto-rebuild-customize job. So far I have the fenders cleaned and at the body mans shop, I have a new hood being made and the bows under the hood straightened and painted. Cleaned and repainted the inner fender wells. I have removed the nose and radiator, fuel tanks, and removed air lines and wiring to the rear so it's ready when I cut the frame. Next job is remove cab and pluck that Maxidyne and 5X4. So it's moving along. Before pic below-just for reference. I will post some pics of progress as time goes by. Also picked up a HFB64055 power steering box like the one used on Keystones Black LT. Truck Shop
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    1960 B75 Rebuild

    No This frame is all Freightliner dimensions. Rail width is 33 1/2 front to back, have already figured out all the cab and radiator mounts. It will have outside frame power steering. Only thing on this truck that will be Mack is the cab, fenders and sheet metal. The hood will be extended 14 inches which will give it 14 inches between firewall and back of engine. And yes I'm not restoring a truck but rather I'm building one, and one of a kind. Adams can't beat that price on rails. Truck shop
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    1960 B75 Rebuild

    Yeah that's for two rails and you are correct 80,000 lb tensile strength. I had to replace a rail on a 379 Pete 17 years ago, one 3/8 blank rail was $3,800 from PacCar. Truck Shop
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    1960 B75 Rebuild

    Got my quote on frame rails today from HW Metals Portland Ore. For two 3.25" X 10" X 3.25 X 30'-5/16 grade 80 material formed $2,200.00. Very good price. Truck Shop
  16. That is really nice, wish I could get the guy I have doing body work moving a little faster. He also is working on a Henry J, a 66 fast back and a 68 GTX at the same time. Truck Shop
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    1960 B75 Rebuild

    Some kind of up date on progress, I have all the suspension brackets, steer axle, springs and parts and pieces rebushed and painted. Plus new crossmembers built and pre-painted. Next big item is ordering two new 30' frame rails which I will set-up and mag drill them pre-paint the insides. With having all the running gear done ready to go it won't take to long to assemble. I will post some photos when I have axles under it. Truck Shop
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    Classy Ford

    I know where there is a complete one of these, Thornton Tandem Drive pretty rare they are. Except for carpilot how many of you have seen one of these. Truck Shop
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    Ford CL-9000 - Ford's surprise in 1977

    A friend of mine owned this 1980 9000 with a silver. I drove it several times he also owned a 352 Pete that I normally drove. Truck Shop
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    Odd Binder COE

    And a few RD 405's
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    Classy Ford

    That one deserves another
  22. A new in 1975 359 tri-axle Pete with a stack of new Macks in the back ground, Newark, Calif. Truck Shop
  23. The B75 I'm working on at the moment will probably run 20K when I'm done. And that is completely hand building the truck, because everything will be modified. the hood 14" longer, a new frame and totally different running gear. I have to build the outside frame steering, clutch linkage, all crossmembers , air intake, exhaust system, visor and several other goodies. But for me I have a ton of connections for parts and some of it has been given to me. I have a friend that runs a great machine shop for those items, plus I have lengthened 72 trucks over a span of 44 years as a mechanic. My advise is do a bunch of looking and investigating on costs before jumping into a major rebuild, having excellent sources is key to keeping the costs down. $12,000 in the KW I did some years back, Again I had most of the parts already. Truck shop
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    Guess the year of this KW

    Last three built and owned by the same person. What year is it? Truck Shop
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    Guess the year of this KW

    Fare enough! Truck Shop

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