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Spin_Drift
10-27-2015, 02:28 AM
I bought this truck last Saturday. I guess you already know I'm a fan of old vehicles. This is almost a classic. Two more years... Has 98,000 miles, mohair seat. Runs like a charm with a lot of power.... Quiet, smooth, fast ride <3



http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa111/Spin_Drift/cars/24E5C1FE-F44F-4ED7-9E69-C37FC2A512A5_zpsyiq3qfbq.jpg (http://s202.photobucket.com/user/Spin_Drift/media/cars/24E5C1FE-F44F-4ED7-9E69-C37FC2A512A5_zpsyiq3qfbq.jpg.html)

Domesticated_Mr. Know It All
10-27-2015, 02:38 AM
Congratulations Spinner.
Still have the old one?
I liked that one also.
You have good taste in trucks.

Spin_Drift
10-27-2015, 03:13 AM
Congratulations Spinner.
Still have the old one?
I liked that one also.
You have good taste in trucks.

Thanks, Kevin. Glad you like it.

Yes, I still have this one too

http://i202.photobucket.com/albums/aa111/Spin_Drift/cars/6ECB45CD-85DF-40D5-B3BA-C61CF3FAC00B_zpsismxun9i.jpg (http://s202.photobucket.com/user/Spin_Drift/media/cars/6ECB45CD-85DF-40D5-B3BA-C61CF3FAC00B_zpsismxun9i.jpg.html)

The Bigfella
10-27-2015, 05:29 AM
I still prefer the Dodge... but I guess it makes sense to have the daily driver too

David G
10-27-2015, 09:13 AM
"By her trucks, thou shall know her"

You, young lady, are an Alaska girl. You might not have started out as one... but there's no turning back now <G>

Norman Bernstein
10-27-2015, 09:20 AM
I don't see any chrome-plated testicles hanging from the bumper hitch :)

Paul Pless
10-27-2015, 09:28 AM
"By her trucks, thou shall know her"

You, young lady, are an Alaska girl. You might not have started out as one... but there's no turning back now <G>

She'd make a good Michigander girl or Alabama girl too. :D

Jim Bow
10-27-2015, 09:58 AM
Sorry, but the Ford looks like a teenagers truck. Anyone over 30 will look like they borrowed it from their kid.
If you can't carry a full sheet of plywood inside the bed, it's not a real truck, it's a toy. Can't see the Dodge's bed, bit they didn't make many step sides.
Some say that the days of real trucks ended in 72, when steel dashboards disappeared.

Tom Wilkinson
10-27-2015, 10:57 AM
I thought you liked old trucks? That's late model stuff.

http://i1032.photobucket.com/albums/a403/lakesidewood/1929%20ford%20roadster%20pickup/image.jpg1_zpsrqunfewx.jpg

leikec
10-27-2015, 11:05 AM
http://onlytruecars.com/data_images/gallery/01/hudson-pickup/hudson-pickup-05.jpg

Jeff C

Tom Wilkinson
10-27-2015, 11:07 AM
http://onlytruecars.com/data_images/gallery/01/hudson-pickup/hudson-pickup-05.jpg

Jeff C

Hudson. Nice

Steve McMahon
10-27-2015, 11:14 AM
Nice truck. IMO that body style was the last of the good ones from Ford.

Katherine
10-27-2015, 11:18 AM
At my parents house I have a 1975 F100 with a 460 and a six inch lift. I originally got it for off roading, but I don't have time to deal with it these days. I've thought about selling it, but my father has become rather attached to it.

BrianW
10-27-2015, 12:16 PM
Nice truck Spinner! Have the Captain lift her a little, and get some 33's under there. ;)

Domesticated_Mr. Know It All
10-27-2015, 12:32 PM
1973 Ford F-100 1/2 ton, 302-8, 3 on the tree, standard brakes and steering, 8 foot bed.
I put 400,000 miles on it in 8 years.
I still have dreams about it.
Ford makes some good trucks.
Kat's Dad knows what I'm talkin bout.:)

Spin_Drift
10-28-2015, 09:22 PM
I still prefer the Dodge... but I guess it makes sense to have the daily driver too

Thanks Ian. I too like the Dodge but this one has a lot of power and a 4WD which is good in the winter. :)

Spin_Drift
10-28-2015, 09:23 PM
"By her trucks, thou shall know her"

You, young lady, are an Alaska girl. You might not have started out as one... but there's no turning back now <G>

Yes David, there is no turning back now. Hasn't for a long time. I love Alaska...

Spin_Drift
10-28-2015, 09:26 PM
I don't see any chrome-plated testicles hanging from the bumper hitch :)

LOL, I prefer real life testicles, right there where they belong, — with my husband;).

Spin_Drift
10-28-2015, 09:27 PM
She'd make a good Michigander girl or Alabama girl too. :D

Thank you, I take it as a compliment. :)

Spin_Drift
10-28-2015, 09:36 PM
Sorry, but the Ford looks like a teenagers truck. Anyone over 30 will look like they borrowed it from their kid.
If you can't carry a full sheet of plywood inside the bed, it's not a real truck, it's a toy. Can't see the Dodge's bed, bit they didn't make many step sides.
Some say that the days of real trucks ended in 72, when steel dashboards disappeared.

No need to be sorry, that's ok Jim. You really made me laugh. I hope I never lose the "kid side" of me. I love to play and have fun... Sometimes my lead foot gets the best of me and have me open her up to get rid of the moths...


My husband's truck has a long bed. If I need plywood, I can borrow his truck, in the meanwhile I have fun playing with my "toy"...:);):D

:)

Spin_Drift
10-28-2015, 09:44 PM
Tom & Jeff C , beautiful automobiles. Thanks.

Spin_Drift
10-28-2015, 09:46 PM
Nice truck. IMO that body style was the last of the good ones from Ford.

Thanks Steve. I love the "FlareSide" body style. :)

Spin_Drift
10-28-2015, 09:48 PM
At my parents house I have a 1975 F100 with a 460 and a six inch lift. I originally got it for off roading, but I don't have time to deal with it these days. I've thought about selling it, but my father has become rather attached to it.

I bet that's a beauty. I'd like to see a picture of your truck if you have one. Your father is a wise man. They'll keep increasing in value...

Spin_Drift
10-28-2015, 09:50 PM
Nice truck Spinner! Have the Captain lift her a little, and get some 33's under there. ;)

My idea exactly!!! Everything in it's own time. November 16th she's going to the body-shop to get buffed and all little scratches repaired...

Spin_Drift
10-28-2015, 09:53 PM
1973 Ford F-100 1/2 ton, 302-8, 3 on the tree, standard brakes and steering, 8 foot bed.
I put 400,000 miles on it in 8 years.
I still have dreams about it.
Ford makes some good trucks.
Kat's Dad knows what I'm talkin bout.:)

Sounds like it was a sweet truck and very dependable too...

Three on on the tree, drum brakes and "arm strength" instead of power steering... That's how my Dodge is. :)

bobbys
10-29-2015, 12:22 AM
Sorry, but the Ford looks like a teenagers truck. Anyone over 30 will look like they borrowed it from their kid.
If you can't carry a full sheet of plywood inside the bed, it's not a real truck, it's a toy. Can't see the Dodge's bed, bit they didn't make many step sides.
Some say that the days of real trucks ended in 72, when steel dashboards disappeared.
.

As A carpenter I always thought step side trucks were silly untill I worked with a Mason that had one..

When I loaded up blocks and used the step a light bulb went off in my head and I saw the brilliance of it.

Tom Wilkinson
10-29-2015, 10:49 AM
Tom & Jeff C , beautiful automobiles. Thanks.

Thanks Spin. It's the most fun vehicle i've ever owned, even iif it is impractical as hell. I do actually use it almost every day. It's been loaded full of tools and supplies several times.

Garret
10-29-2015, 01:48 PM
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As A carpenter I always thought step side trucks were silly untill I worked with a Mason that had one..

When I loaded up blocks and used the step a light bulb went off in my head and I saw the brilliance of it.

It also means the inside of the bed is straight - so gravel, leaves, dirt, etc. doesn't get stuck in the nooks & crannies. Pre-early 60's they all were stepsides, no?

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Nice truck Spinner! I had a 69 F100 short bed 4 sp./4wd with a 360 that was a blast to drive.

My all-time favorite was one I called "The Beast" - 59 GMC Suburban factory 4WD. Looked lifted as what they did was to add 5" blocks under the springs to fit the front axle. Just like this except dark green & had the original grille:

http://vpstestbringatrailercom.c.presscdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/GMC_Suburban_DELUXE_in_GMC_For_Sale_1363249536.jpg

goodbasil
10-29-2015, 06:03 PM
Nice truck Spin. Good taste.

?. Do you have such a thing as Collector Plates ? Where you get your insurance for a lot less on a vechile of certain age or more and is still stock. ( Can upgrade seatbelts, lights, tires.) Can't piull the radio and replace it.
Any other provinces, states etc have the same offer?

Iceboy
10-30-2015, 10:44 AM
Nice truck Spin. Good taste.

?. Do you have such a thing as Collector Plates ? Where you get your insurance for a lot less on a vechile of certain age or more and is still stock. ( Can upgrade seatbelts, lights, tires.) Can't piull the radio and replace it.
Any other provinces, states etc have the same offer?

Wisconsin does that but limits your driving to certain times of the year.

robm
10-30-2015, 06:16 PM
Collector plates in BC don't have any time, date or distance limits, except you can't drive it to work. Anything else is OK.