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Yup, fine W-71.

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nice,,,,some reason i expected a superliner.lol.bob

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1 hour ago, Phase 1 said:

There were not a lot of them with sleepers.

I think of 7 or 8 examples known existing 5 or 6 have integral sleepers.

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Anyone have a “list” of the W models left? Seeing as there’s so few known I’m waiting on another story like Dr. Bill’s where he found it in a gravel pit on a road trip one day. I know not many were made but I feel like there’s more still out there...

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Orville Speciality Steel Company built most of the extended sleeper cabs out of the day cabs for all the east coast truck manufacturers during late 40's to 50's. I have a letter and pictures from one of the original employees (no 3) that I have been trying to find in my boxes so that I can post here. He was a WW11 vet and in his letter he described how they built the extended cabs. Hopefully  can dig up the info soon 

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The W model shown is now in Tony Champion's collection in Australia. That particular sleeper add on was done by Able of Los Angeles. I would say there are at least 4 different style of sleeper add ons to the 

W model by different body builders.

 

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Found a couple of pictures in this book on google books. Page 104. I'm sure there are a least a few more W71s waiting to be found. 

https://books.google.com/books?id=RzBuztln0pUC&pg=PA104&dq=Mack+W71&hl=en&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjHmb6D753nAhVLrp4KHbOWBf8Q6AEwAHoECAIQAg#v=onepage&q=Mack W71&f=false

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