Happy New Year!

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blgitn
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Happy New Year!

Post by blgitn » January 2nd, 2020, 2:01 pm

It was pretty nice this afternoon and I've been making some good progress on the big truck so I took it out for a little stretch.

I need 3 hinges for the drivers side rear door, if anyone has a few lying around.

R/ Roger.
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R/ Roger.

Bob C
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Body Type: Mail truck, Stake tr
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Re: Happy New Year!

Post by Bob C » January 2nd, 2020, 3:37 pm

Man you have made a lot of progress. Is there a thread with pictures of the build?

Bob

flatford39
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Model Year: 1928
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Re: Happy New Year!

Post by flatford39 » January 2nd, 2020, 4:03 pm

Nice job so far.....That's impressive.

David R.
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Re: Happy New Year!

Post by David R. » January 2nd, 2020, 7:46 pm

I agree, impressive. Before, and progress pictures?

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blgitn
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Re: Happy New Year!

Post by blgitn » January 4th, 2020, 6:44 pm

It started life as a 285-A Deluxe Police Patrol in Denver.

The back half is 33-34. That's a really big hole behind the tin. There was nothing there when I found the sides, but my guess is the hole was for a heater like you see on the AA Ambulances.

It's calm and straight at 40 mph and the brakes are pretty good, empty. It has cast iron drums. I have the seat set up for a 6' 4" 230lb driver so there's enough room for me.

I've started chronology that I'll put up here in a couple days. I still need 3 hinges for the driver's side rear cargo door, in case anybody has extras.


R/ Roger.
R/ Roger.

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blgitn
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Re: Happy New Year!

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Cschaff63
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Body Type: Dump
Model Year: 1928
Location: Pa

Re: Happy New Year!

Post by Cschaff63 » January 5th, 2020, 6:57 am

That's the truck I really wanted when I came upon my dump truck instead, looking good so far . Can't wait to see it completed

D L M Express
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Re: Happy New Year!

Post by D L M Express » January 8th, 2020, 4:25 pm

What do the rear door hinges look like? I sold some 79-b front doors and parts At Bert's in Denver a few years ago, They would be a likely source for. parts.

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Re: Happy New Year!

Post by blgitn » January 27th, 2020, 3:18 pm

Hi guys,

It looks like I'm going to have to sell the big truck. :cry:

It's been a 4 year project; it runs and drives fine, new wiring, all the lights work, BUNCHES of new parts, clear Virginia title.

Anybody interested at $6500.oo before I put it on the market? I have a 48 slide PowerPoint I can send you if you send me your email address.
R/ Roger.

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blgitn
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Re: Happy New Year!

Post by blgitn » January 28th, 2020, 3:08 pm

All,

Please include your contact info in the emails so I can get back to you. I haven't figured out to find it otherwise!

R/Roger
R/ Roger.

David R.
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Re: Happy New Year!

Post by David R. » January 29th, 2020, 5:52 pm

Wish I could afford another project!

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Boomer
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Re: Happy New Year!

Post by Boomer » January 30th, 2020, 12:59 pm

pm sent, thanks
Drew N.

1929 AA Closed Cab

Skol Vikings!

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blgitn
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Re: Happy New Year!

Post by blgitn » March 20th, 2020, 5:44 am

Well, the winning bidder "cancelled" his bid. He claims he did it before the auction ended, but he was still high bidder....... I can't get any help from ebay, they're 'understaffed' due to the virus. If any of you bid, and still have an interest, shoot me an offer.

R /Roger.
R/ Roger.

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