@SmallPackage That Diamond T, early 50s, 52-53? Heres a pic of a 55 I drove for a while after I got my license in 1970.
And my favorite of all time.
Check the dash on this 54ish Freightliner.
For those of you that never drove a REAL truck. This dash belongs to a friend of mine in CA.
And, he works it!!!
I gather you have a family. They should come first. Take the money and security for now, as this screwed up world we're in may take a loooong time...
This is one classy truck. My favorite paint scheme
For whatever it's worth, I always transport excavators with that glass raised......
Here is a load of lumber my dad was hauling from N Calif with a Hall-Scott driven truck. Note the butane tank and the 3 spare tires. I think the...
Those trucks ran Hall-scots. Butane powered.
Who among us can say they have had the privilege of driving a truck similar to this? ( with a 220, 5x3, sleeper cab, 2 axle with a jodog……)
Semi, the first 318 I drove was a 65 Freightliner, 1969? 3 axle single drive with a belt driven front "driver". 10 sp roadranger RT-910. 4"...
Not necessarily, I have driven several (factory) 318/350 Detroits with a single stack. But I'm guessing 350 cummins and a 13 speed...……...
@Old Man , I'm waiting to read about this trucks powertrain...…??
KP, in my case, I started out with a lowbed and jeep + scraper dolly. Then I bought an old short tiltbed. Then I acquired a 48' flat and a 35'...
You're right. I wasn't looking at her face.
The nurse. Take the nurse!
Are you wishin you was back in Hayward pulling bottom dumps?
You get over here much Reo?
Soooo, you was following me yesterday by the Grass Valley airport?
Here's some good reading Mick.... How much and what type of equipment will you be moving?
E.L.D.E.R. - Experienced Lowbed Drivers Essential Rules