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Old 03-22-2013, 12:12 AM   #2881
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Not really "cool", but it's my daily driver for the time being...


Or when this one works I use it:
Cool for sure.

I had an 85 V8 for 10 years.

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Old 03-22-2013, 11:37 AM   #2882
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Cool for sure.

I had an 85 V8 for 10 years.

Nice One Ten - haven't seen a wingtop raised heater intake before.

Surprised to see yours was a petrol truck, it's the other way around here; diesel powered Defenders are still a rare beast in the USA.

I'm nearly done with my 110 restoration:
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Old 03-22-2013, 09:34 PM   #2883
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Nice job.

Without vents under the windows that open it needed something to get some air in.
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Old 03-22-2013, 11:53 PM   #2884
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What's with the old-school wheels on the back?
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Old 03-22-2013, 11:54 PM   #2885
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for sale, Craigslist in verdigris Oklahoma. 3,800.00

I'd love to have one of those with a diesel.
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Old 03-24-2013, 05:31 PM   #2886
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Bluhduh

My truck is "cool".

It's highly unlikely my truck has experienced much, if any, snow in it's 48 prior years living in NC. Forever ruined now as I was trying to get back home to PA from a race weekend in Danville, VA before the storm hit. I failed.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:49 PM   #2887
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My grandfather had a '66 in yellow & white. He used to brag that it was the first year of the padded dash.
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Old 03-24-2013, 09:02 PM   #2888
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Old 03-24-2013, 10:00 PM   #2889
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For what?!

That truck served Paul & Lola (and daughters and grandchildren) very well, taking us camping where frequently a 4WD would have been preferable, and hauling a Red Dale fifth wheel from Ft Collins, CO to the tip of Baja & back.

The only thing I didn't like about it was having to sit in the middle of the bench seat & being rapped on the kneecap every time Grandpa caught fourth.
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Old 03-26-2013, 08:04 PM   #2890
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First year, yes, but the padded dash was an option. Maybe a quarter of the trucks had them.

Wish mine had the granny-low 4 speed; the 3 speed has no guts to get that trailer moving. Pulling out is an excercise in clutch slipping. I'd like to change it, but loathe the idea of cutting a hole in the perfect floor pan.

The truck gets more stares, waves and comments than the race car, or any other classic car I've owned except my Austin Mini.
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Old 03-26-2013, 08:21 PM   #2891
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Wish mine had the granny-low 4 speed; the 3 speed has no guts to get that trailer moving. Pulling out is an excercise in clutch slipping. I'd like to change it, but loathe the idea of cutting a hole in the perfect floor pan.
How about attaching an underdrive to the back of the tranny? Or install an overdrive and put shorter gears in the diff.
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Old 03-27-2013, 05:06 PM   #2892
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Heres my sorta shiney, sorta truck suzuki that I'm selling CHEAP

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Old 03-29-2013, 10:10 AM   #2893
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Devolro Tundra

Pretty much a poseur rig, but I like it.

http://devolro.com/exterior/
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Old 03-29-2013, 11:45 AM   #2894
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Pretty much a poseur rig, but I like it.

http://devolro.com/exterior/
Dude, bro, that thing is super ghey bro, mkay bro?
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Old 03-29-2013, 05:33 PM   #2895
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My truck is "cool".

It's highly unlikely my truck has experienced much, if any, snow in it's 48 prior years living in NC. Forever ruined now as I was trying to get back home to PA from a race weekend in Danville, VA before the storm hit. I failed.
Make sure it gets a very good undercarriage wash as soon as weather permits.
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