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Post by Mcarlo77 on Thu May 24, 2012 2:53 pm

Again...I know this is a G3 site, but this is just too cool not to share. Came across this antique tow truck with manual winch the other day. Wouldn't this be cool to restore and display?!!

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Post by Leike on Thu May 24, 2012 4:23 pm

Would be a nice rat !
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Post by Graham Perkins on Thu May 24, 2012 10:16 pm

Just think about the cool stuff that has hung on the back of that!!
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Post by badtemper44 on Fri May 25, 2012 12:16 pm

That thing is bad arse!
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Post by badbiscayne66 on Fri May 25, 2012 7:16 pm

Mater"s Relative!!!!
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Post by BicknellWelding on Fri May 25, 2012 10:28 pm

This one belongs to the owner of the company i work for. It was bought new in the 30's . I think its a 35? Lincoln. Was orignally a touring car that was turned into a tow truck by a local coach builder back then. Has been in the family ever since and is currently being brought back to driving condition. It runs, but I havent seen it move yet.

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Post by ant7377 on Fri May 25, 2012 11:24 pm

That is really cool,they both are.You have to have a lot of respect for a commercial vehicle that survived all those years.
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Post by DiscoMalibu on Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:06 am

Leike wrote:Would be a nice rat !

I agree. I've been looking for something to build for years, but here in the northeast everything is slowly turning into soil.

Look's like a 48-50 Furd? What're those other goodies in the foreground?

Sweet Lincoln, just blow the dust off of it and drive it to a show. Smile
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Post by Mcarlo77 on Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:47 am

Couple more pics of cars/truck sitting near the tow truck. Gotta love the patina on these. Can you say Rat Rods?

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Post by DiscoMalibu on Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:26 pm

Yes, that's what i'm sayin!! Smile I'd love to chop and drop that late 40's Chevrolet panel delivery. Cool

Looks like a Buick in the bottom photo, not sure what's behind it tho. scratch
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Post by abajc3 on Fri Jun 22, 2012 11:07 am

put some axles and an ls1/4l60e into that panel truck and it would make an awesome rat rod

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Post by knightfan26917 on Sun Jun 24, 2012 5:13 pm

Oh ... very cool!

That first one reminds me of Tow-Tater from Route 66 fame:
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Post by El Road on Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:12 pm

That winch system in the back looks a little crazy

I've got this
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and my dad has this
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Both run and drive, and are for sale if anyone's interested. I really wanted to keep the Studebaker, but oh well, as far as trucks go my heart lays with utes. Which makes me crave a Coupe Express to go with the '59 El Camino I want.

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Post by maliburacinfreak on Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:30 pm

whats the wagon next to your dads truck?

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Post by El Road on Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:04 pm

Old Photo Tow Truck Iwagon4
64 Impala 327 Turbo Fire, it's for sale too.

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Post by maliburacinfreak on Thu Jul 12, 2012 6:55 pm

how much and where are you? looks like the plate says texas?

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Post by El Road on Fri Jul 20, 2012 10:38 pm

Abilene, TX $2000 obo

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Post by orange Juiced on Fri Jul 20, 2012 11:10 pm

Nice wagon i would love to have one, anything from 61 to 64.
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