The Jalopy Journal
My '56 with my self contained teardrop, yes it raises up.[ATTACH]
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Truck sitting on 5.0 AWD chassis and 10 inches have been added to the cab . Custom welded-up running boards
Bed is narrowed 3 1/2 inches and shortened 6 1/2 inches behind the cab. Outboard tail-lights are the LED running / brake lights, the inboard...
Hood opens tilt forward , or with hood closed , the front end power tilts forward
What I started with
Real wood bed floor , the towers on each side of bed contain the fuel filler necks, can get gas from either side of truck.
Working on framing the 6 inch side windows for the 10 inch cab extension !
Showing the tilting hood and front clip opened together
Dash was cut into pieces , extended 4 inches into cab and highly modified along with the console . Seats are out of BMW
When I built this truck, I'd never seen a carryall ; I had two cabs to work with and a 3/4 ton frame. It's got a 12 foot wheel base and is only 16...
It took over 5 1/2 years to go from two '47 cabs to this on a 1976 3/4 frame[IMG][IMG]
Love it , making it one of a kind
Frenching the headlights will definitely get rid of the bulging eyes look of these old trucks; as was the reason I used lights and turn-lights...
Here's my '47 Dodge in the lowered position, because of the 12 ft wheel base I built it so there's a 4 inch clearance if I blow the system while...
Built this '56 dodge out of a junkyard back in 1996 and drove nothing else for over 8 years. It's been to Alaska and back, on Americruise,to...
This is my daily driver; '56 Dodge short bed- ford 4.0 SOHC V-6 4X4
[IMG][IMG][IMG] Been driving this since initial build in 1996. In 1999 we drove it on a 9,482 trip from Yuma Az. to Alaska and back , and on...
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