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dodge bighorn? sure it is. looks like an international to me or maybe a bigfoot.

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Don't you hate that, you see something and can't get the camera fast enough. I too this week have seen about 5 or 6 cabovers this week starting with that WS in PA. Good to see them.

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Looks like an impressionist painting to me. Or maybe I need new glasses.

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I think Gross Lumber is in OH somewhere and they had some Bighorns but didn't know they still ran them. Somewhere I read that they were all parked in a shed.

It seems lately there have been a number of Bighorns for sale.

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That all sounds great.

From the posted earlier I resolved Bighorns came to be an extremely rare beasts.

Glad to know some ones still have them in operation.

And... OD, I haven't seen any dirt on that grey KW's wind shields :whistling:

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I think there were only 262 Dodge Bighorn's produced in long nose. They started to make a short nose model 90" BBC with fiberglass hood. I saw one in Michigan owned by a individual.No idea how many short nose ones were produced. That is a picture of Jim Tomer in picture Larry posted. He is not quite the affectionato of Mack as Larry and others claim. Quite the opposite.It is an on going joke about Jim's love of Mack on another site. Joe D.

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Yup Joe. Jim has no love loss for any Mack truck LOL!!

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Here a the back cover of an old OD magazine.

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Love those! I'm a Dodge guy too...Sorry for those offended by that. Cool looking tractor.

Greg

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you see them running on US RT 30 between Canton and Wooster all the time

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Yup, they are just south off Rt 30 out past Rt 57.

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Hey does that thing got a hemi?

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WoW! A bed bugger with a Bighorn.

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Picture of Bighorn bedbugger must have been when truck was just purchased. Usually they make owners paint them company colors. Mark(Vision) was a BBer he will know better. Good looking truck. Joe D.

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It is, it is!..now i'm gonna have to ride my bicycle back to Ohio and camp out on an overpass until I see it again and get a good picture of it.

Saw a nice looking cabover KW at Fairplain, W.V. too. Got a decent picture of that except for the windshield being dirty.

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The guy with the working, white and blue/grey Emeryville also has a K100 that looks similar to that but I'm not sure if it's the one. He uses it in the winter months and runs the Emeryville in the summer. His trucks, when home, can be seen on the south side of the Ohio Tpke, mm236.

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Joe

I do not think (?????) any of the short nosed Big Horns were ever produced?? The one prototype built spent its whole like at the Chrysler Proving Ground and rusted out real bad. Tony and Kyle Youngblood of Agusta GA were supposed to restore it and when Chrysler was sold to Fiat the Youngbloods ended us up as the owners. They had an article on it in the ATCA Double Clutch about a year or two ago. I would have to reread the article to make a definate statement.

Brocky

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Brocky I was at the mans shop in Michigan and he showed me a Dodge 90" BBC with fiberglass front end.Pretty sure it was the real deal. I am not that savvy on Dodges but like them. You could be right.Joe D.

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The guy with the working, white and blue/grey Emeryville also has a K100 that looks similar to that but I'm not sure if it's the one. He uses it in the winter months and runs the Emeryville in the summer. His trucks, when home, can be seen on the south side of the Ohio Tpke, mm236.

Randy Englehart is the fellow with the Emeryville. I've never seen the K100 either, so can't comment. He does run produce from Florida if I recall, so that reefer could be his?

This past winter I was running Rt 90 over to Erie PA for work and passed Randy. I was surprised to see him running it in the salt. Got a quick shot in the mirror:

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The Youngbloods restored the truck in the Dodge ad.It was 1st sold and the one that Dodge used in the ads. Acording to Tony there was a total of 261 Bighorns made in the 3 year run.

The last word on the 1975 Short nose Bighorn prototype he was restoring was in November 2013, it was 85% restored and the nose was being fitted.

Here's the link to the pics on his site. Go to photos and open restoration album.

http://www.olddodges.com/index1.htm.

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ChuckP thanks. That is the one I saw. in Owosso, Michigan. I stopped by his place to get some REO parts. Real nice guy. Joe D.

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