This is my 1940 1/2 ton. A contractor friend bought it in 1954 from a barn near Cutler CA. It was on eucycaliptus stumps next to the 47 Chevy pu that replaced it in 1947 and the Mod A open cab that preceded it.
The odometer read 10,262 miles. In the nine years since restoration it has been driven 1600. + mi. While the original tailgate was dented the box had NO other dents, side or top.
My friend enrolled in local trade/adult school and worked on and off for 3 years restoring and modifying the truck. 350 sb with trans, Camaro frame clip, tilt wheel p/s, p/b, vintage air. I have added a new Walker Cobra radiator, blue dot tail light lenses and NOS CA 1940 lic plates in the month I have owned it.
Curator "Charles - That old truck looks like it really scoots!"
Last modified: September 14, 2012.
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