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A Franken-truck




Owned by Tony Todd
Bolter # 5515

April 18, 2008

From Tony :

          This is Ralph. Ralph is what's left of a 1946 Chevy school bus and several other vehicles. Ralph sports a late model, high pressure 235 with the original drive train and a three speed brown lipe. The bed is from a 1952 Chevy 1-ton. The roof is from a old Dodge van. The frame was shortened 4 feet and all the brakes were rebuilt.

          The old truck was built out of parts all destined for the car crusher.

          My partner, Roy, and I drove old Ralph to the Petit Jean Swap Meet in June of 2007. It was a 550 mile round trip and the truck never missed a beat.

          We're planning on a repeat trip this year. The picture here is Ralph sitting on the Missouri / Arkansas line on a dirt road.

Tony Todd

         Tony's got an old Doodlebug in here, too! ~~ Editor




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