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Diamond T yay or nay?

Discussion in 'The Antiquated' started by iwanaflattie, Sep 12, 2020.

  1. Hello.
    I picked up this Diamond T,it's a 58-49 702 series I think.
    I've only seen Flying Brian's on here..
    What's the hamb think of them?
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  2. I think they are OT.
     
  3. brading
    Joined: Sep 9, 2019
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    brading
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    Thats a Yay from me. From ones that I have seen pictures of they can be turned out right nice.
     
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  4. Go for it. That way you won't have a cookie cutter vehicle. What is OT about it ?
     
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  5. rod1
    Joined: Jan 18, 2009
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    Those were a Premium Truck in their day.The dash and the header panel are a work of art.To call it OT seems a little short sighted.I would love to see what Jeems could pen up.
     
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  6. Diamond T's are cool ! I am the same how to be OT? Pre 65 and NOT a import,
    How can you say this truck isnt sexy..

    9157362-1942-diamond-t-201-std-c.jpg

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  7. v8flat44
    Joined: Nov 13, 2017
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    An extended or super cab version of the blue one would be realy cool. It would give more room in the cab & shorten the bed, giving it a WOW factor........probably more nonsense than .02 cents.....but.....
     
  8. Rickybop
    Joined: May 23, 2008
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    from Michigan

    Cool. Yay.
    The headlights are already lowered. You're halfway there. That leaves you enough time to extend the cab a little, weld on the rear end of an old Mopar or something to make it a big fat coupe, and build a chopped Cabriolet roof. :D

    Good luck with it, flattie!
     
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  9. Cool looking truck, I always thought the diamond T’s made really slick rigs and trucks in there day.

    good enough for spider mike in convoy !
    I dig it!


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  10. 51504bat
    Joined: May 22, 2010
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    I'm going to a truck show in Perris, CA today. I'm sure they'll be a couple there. I'll snap a couple of photos for ya. This one might be there but I'm sure there will be some smaller ones as well. diamond t.jpg
     
  11. SicSpeed
    Joined: Apr 23, 2014
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    I’ve always like the Diamond T’s , stick that cab on Cummins Dodge chassis and keep on truckin


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  12. Luke stone
    Joined: Sep 5, 2017
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    6DA49B32-4596-4813-B7F9-9735803BFD06.jpeg I like them a lot and I grew up with my dad owning several military ones both wreckers and cargos
     
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  13. Moriarity
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    I moved this to antiquated. big trucks are off topic on the main board
     
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  14. jhexide
    Joined: Feb 23, 2012
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    Yah, here's a cool one i saw last year....! 20191021_113919[1].jpg
     
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  15. rusty valley
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    i had a 47' 509 with a 5.9 cummins in it. beautiful trucks
     
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  16. The cab and trim are a work of art.
    I'm thinking 1 ton pick up in the future.
    The grille is does not belong on this truck,it's for a smaller truck but I will try to make it fit and look good.
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  17. 51504bat
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    Show was a bust. Only 2 Diamond T's. dt1.jpg dt2.jpg dt3.jpg dt4.jpg dt5.jpg
     
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  18. Jrs50
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    dt1.jpg
    When I first glanced at this pic, I thought damn that exhaust stack is tall.
     
  19. Jrs50
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    Oh I forgot, yay.
     
  20. b-bop
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    If the HAMB has issues start a thread in the COE group.
     
  21. Roger O'Dell
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    I like them ,but then I have one.
     
  22. Finnlogaan
    Joined: Sep 15, 2020
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    It's a yay from me, with good body works and finishing it will come out dazzling

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  23. Nacifan
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    I'm a big fan of this Art-Deco kind of stylin' I want 1 to pull a trailer. This is 1 being built by a fellow hamber out in CA. 29244042_1752461808110308_3967808942595112960_o.jpg
     
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  24. Okie Pete
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    Yes from me . It looks like good bones for a project.
    Trucks 2 ton and larger are OT (off topic ) on the main board. I had pictures of my 1 1/2 ton 42 Chevy deleted off the main board. That's how I know . I didn't point out that the truck was a 1 1/2ton . The moderators can get testy.
    1 1/2 ton trucks and larger are welcome here on the Antiquated
     
  25. 51504bat
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    I'm a fan of big trucks, hence my screen name 5150 (CA W&I code for crazy and 4 bat (big ass trucks). I understand no large trucks on the main board. I wish it wasn't the case but not my site, not my rules.
    I'd kill for a short wheel base 39-47 Ford COE but I don't think a divorce is a good idea right now.
     
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  26. Roger O'Dell
    Joined: Jan 21, 2008
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    Mine the rendering above is useing the stock frame, and but all suspension from 1 ton square body dually, so it’s a 1 ton.
     
  27. 41 GMC K-18
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    Indeed, Diamond T's are very cool.
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  28. Beautiful trucks...
    I like the grille and swoopy fenders on the earlier models but I like the cab and window openings on mine...it looks chopped already
     
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  29. The37Kid
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    Local one turned out real nice. Bob Vinyl-Letters.jpg
     

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