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Old 06-02-17, 21:35
leo tomaiolo leo tomaiolo is offline
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here's a few of the interior. and yes that a 6 volt lighter in the dash. after i painted the cab i noticed that i forgot to fill in some of the dash holes.(this truck was a firetruck in it's former life) when i saw the gaping 1" hole in the dash i was mad at myself for missing it. not really sure what i was going to do with it. i happen to be a a friends house and he was cleaning out a bunch of 6 volt stuff light bulbs, regulators, etc. then he ask's me if i need a dash lighter in 6 volt. i personally don't smoke but it was a perfect fit for the hole. the other holes will be for a map light on the dash. restored the steering wheel with epoxy. i'll get a better picture of the interior with the front seat in it.
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Old 06-02-17, 21:41
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here's a few of the engine bay. still a few things to finish.
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Old 07-02-17, 04:05
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Default Trouble light......

Don't forget that with the proper adapter your lighter socket can be a source of power for a trouble light.

Very nice job on the truck and the steering wheel.

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Old 12-09-17, 22:00
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so i've just about finished with my truck. got the canvas top on and installed some of the accessories. been out to a few shows with it and it runs perfect.
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Old 15-09-17, 21:20
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here's an original photo of a german ford that i'm copying (for markings). this truck belonged to the 3rd panzer grenadier division. and is shown during the surrender at the Ruhr pocket.
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Old 12-10-17, 22:22
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finally got my 'new' used tires. their a copy of the war time pattern. my old tires were 6.50x20" and the new ones are 7.50x20" so i hope to gain a little speed too. waited years for these to become available. it took me about 10 hours to get them mounted and rolling. had a chance to try them out off road and they perform quite well. even had a chance to drive them on the road when it rained and i was happy. i think the tires are what i needed to make the truck really look the part.
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Old 12-10-17, 23:45
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Very nice truck Leo, well done.
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