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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by scrapmetalman, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. Truckeez
    Joined: Jan 17, 2007
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    technically, I had a 60 elcamino,,, but as far as real old trucks,--im into 75-80 yr old GMC'S
     

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  2. wood remover
    Joined: Dec 23, 2012
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    here's my first old truck , still a work in progress
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  3. My old Model A pickup back in the 70's.HRP

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  5. Fedman
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  6. wood remover
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    choffman 41, that look's like it could be HRP's truck in the 90's LOL
     
  7. Only one I ever had. 100_0004.JPG 100_0103.JPG 100_0106.JPG 100_0107.JPG
     
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  8. RainierHooker
    Joined: Dec 20, 2011
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    from Tacoma, WA

    My dad bought his '58 Apache when I was ten years old and it was his mostly-daily driver and work truck until a few weeks before he died...
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    I towed it home shortly after and realized that Dad had started to pull it apart, wiring first, just before he passed. It patiently awaits getting back on the road, but only after a thorough going through. 60 years of working have left the old girl beaten, battered, and rusty.
     
  9. Raiman1959
    Joined: May 2, 2014
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    My senior year in high school: 1977...."Looking real good", so I thought then!....at age 17 with my 41' Ford pickup, just before I went off to the Navy:D:rolleyes::D 022.jpg
     
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  10. haychrishay
    Joined: Jul 23, 2008
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    This was a 36 GMC my dad had when I was 14, I learned how to drive a 4 speed in this truck, it had a 327 and car 4 speed ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1460169962.614929.jpg
     
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  11. ronzmtrwrx
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    1st series 55 in 1977. Man, I was a skinny turd back then.
     
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  13. bald_and_grumpy
    Joined: Mar 13, 2010
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    image.jpeg Here's my first old truck. A 1960 F100 Lightweight Racing Truck. Oh wait, it's actually just really rusty and slow.
     
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  14. Here is my first, 1962 with a 292 and a 4 on the floor.


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  15. Torkwrench
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    My Dad bought this 55 Cameo in 1987. I did an amateur restoration and then it was totaled in 1996. I've been slowly restoring it since. scan0012.jpg scan0013.jpg scan0015.jpg scan0022.jpg
     
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  16. My truck didn't look that good when I started.

    I sold the truck in the 80's and it change hands several times,the last time i saw it they painted it red and it had billet wheels and splash graphics,,,it was ugly. HRP
     
  17. not that one guy
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    Dad bought it in early 70's
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    I got it back in 2007
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  18. LOST ANGEL
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  19. squirrel
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    this is the oldest picture I can find, must be from some time between Feb and August 1977. Dad bought the truck, we pulled the motor, and it took several months to get it back together. I still have the truck.

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  21. Petejoe
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    Do these count. My gentleman's pickup. Traded a 63 nova for it back in 74.

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    Now if they dont count,
    This I rebuilt in early 90.

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  22. Barn Find
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    Evolution of the same truck over 30 years. There have been many others, but I still have my first truck.

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  23. Ford52PU
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    mines in my Avatar. Cant never get pictures to load correctly. Its a 52 currently all in primer, beds off, hoping to finish by mid summer.
     
  24. Truckeez
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    yikes--one of my two favorite, I got parts to build me one of these-either pickup or possibly a custom woody!
     
  25. schuyler
    Joined: Dec 18, 2009
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    Gift to me and my twin brother from our grandparents in 2000 on our 16th bday. ImageUploadedByH.A.M.B.1467152061.192957.jpg
     
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  26. 31rat
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    Just found this thread. It don't get any better than that.
     
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    Crap, I loved that thing. Drove it for the better part of ten years. Rebuilt everything with my own two hands. Unfortunately I was young and impressionable, and for about a month dived full into Za Zen. Meditation. Incense. Nothingness. Cute hippy chic. Decided to "release myself" from the material things I "loved" most, for the benefit of my "chi". Gave it to some kid from Canada, (amongst other things).

    A week later, girl wasn't interested in me, I was done with Zen and kicking myself in the ass! Oh well, I never was a smart man....
     
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  28. porknbeaner
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    Definition of the best off road truck : The one the tow truck has to go the farthest to pullout. :D :D :D


    I wish I had pics of my fist old truck, my first truck period actually. It was a jail bar, '47 and ugly as butt. Back then they were just old trucks.
     
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  29. My 54:

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  30. LOU WELLS
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    My first truck was this 1941 Ford that I drove to work at Alvidos car wash in Goleta California in the summer of 1966 which had been a house painters rig and one day the owner decided to paint his pickup since he had product 289 in 40 004.JPG left over from a job........
     
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