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Old 15-09-11, 19:15
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sorry Robert I disagree as the major parts are there....the chassis, spare wheel mount and rear body. The rest is mainly the same as the more common LWB 353 GMC CCKW. Does he have the large behind cab fuel tank?
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Old 16-09-11, 10:31
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Cliff, looks like he already has another 352. Look in the background of the 2nd. photo. There is a more complete 352 there, complete with the fuel tank.
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Old 16-09-11, 10:52
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Rick you are correct I never noticed it back there. Be nice to see both on the road one day.
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Old 16-09-11, 11:35
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The one in the background is a cut down long wheel base that is actually 6" shorter than a short wheel base. It was cut down years ago to cart mine props. Kevin has found another long chassis and is planning to move all the parts over, at the moment it has a chevy 292 under the bonnet.
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Old 16-09-11, 11:51
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When I was there in 1976 he had a nice original open cab GMC CCKW he had bought from the Tumut electricity board . He was planning on shortening it to work in the bush to collect mine props . That truck might be the one I spotted all those years ago.

I always wondered what the props were used for ??

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Old 31-10-11, 06:31
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The Dodge is nearing completion and has passed a rego check so it will be on the road in November.
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Old 22-11-11, 09:21
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Kevin has been buying again, for spares this time, a Reo chassis cut brhind fuel tank and a Studi full chasis. Plenty of moss and rust but some useful parts to be salvaged.
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Old 22-11-11, 09:26
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Kevin also bought a running inter, ex fire bregade, in fairly good order. Unfortunatly the slat seat on the right side has been cut short for access to the hose real.
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The Dodge proudly displaying rego plate.
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The Reo has been stripped down and is now being cleaned up.
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If this one turns out even half as good as the Dodge, it will be fabulous.
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Old 19-07-12, 22:34
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Kevin has started on cleaning up the small parts and painting some. The cab is in Vic. soaking in a tub to clean it up.
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Old 20-07-12, 02:41
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The cab is in Vic. soaking in a tub to clean it up.
That sounds kinda kinky
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Old 20-07-12, 11:33
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Hi Mike, aparently it is a three dip process, one dip to remove the paint, second dip removes the rust and the third adds a protective coating.
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Old 13-09-12, 11:24
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The engie is nearly ready to go back into the chassis. This engine didn't need a complete rebuild just cleaned and painted. Some exterior parts ned a little atention.
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Old 14-09-12, 00:04
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The Dodge proudly displaying rego plate.
I'd love to see these two Dodge's together after 70 years !. After 15 years sitting on axle stands, my WC 51 which I have owned for over 35 years, has had a make over/ respray, new canvas and this was her first outing to a local show last weekend, where, I 'd forgotten just how much fun she is to drive.
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Old 14-09-12, 00:31
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I hope I dont start another world war or get pelted to death slowly with small stones, (especially on this Canadian forum) but the truth is they were the best of their time to drive.
This is just my humble opinion, but they were more driver friendly than any British or CMP truck. The USA was at the peak of it's game when these were built.

Now, ...................somewhere to hide??

Can I press the submit button with a long stick, from my hidy hole?

BTW very nice Robert and Keith!
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Old 04-03-13, 09:23
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Progress has been slow lately as the weed spraying has taken up most of Kevin's time. I managed to get off work today with time to take some photos of what has been achieved in the last fiew months.
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Old 27-07-13, 04:58
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It will be a while before any more progress is made as Kevin is cleaning up and packing getting ready to move closer to town. He needs to build a new shed at the new house and move everything before any more restoring takes place.
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Old 27-07-13, 21:25
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talking about Studebaker REO cabs , were would it be possible to get the rubber seal for the rear cab window ?
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Old 05-09-13, 09:51
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Kevin's toys will be moving to this location.
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I finally got to Kevin's new shed with a camera. The list of toys is expanding.
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Old 28-09-14, 11:55
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Excellent Robert, that yellow FWD is ex. Glen Stones. I had a bit to do with it's restoration. It is a first class restoration. The engine side panels came of my FWD and I managed to eventually find some more for mine. For the timber body Glen used the metal brackets of a wooden Studebaker tray and had to widen it 8 inches to make it correct for the FWD. It is a really to job. Glad it has gone to a good home and not overseas.

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Excellent Robert, that yellow FWD is ex. Glen Stones. I had a bit to do with it's restoration. It is a first class restoration. The engine side panels came of my FWD and I managed to eventually find some more for mine. For the timber body Glen used the metal brackets of a wooden Studebaker tray and had to widen it 8 inches to make it correct for the FWD. It is a really to job. Glad it has gone to a good home and not overseas.

Regards Rick.
Did he shorten it as well Rick? I got a wooden Stude body from Col Jones for all the metal work for my Diamond T. It was missing a tailgate but I got a timber body from John Belfield off a Mack which was very delapidated but had the tailgate and some other bits. Enough between the two to resurrect one good timber body. The Dt body is about 8 inches wider and a foot shorter than the Stude. Now got find some suitable timber.
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Did you write down the number stamped onto the ID plate Robert?
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4963 it's the number painted on the side.
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LOL, should have scrolled down a bit further!
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Did he shorten it as well Rick? I got a wooden Stude body from Col Jones for all the metal work for my Diamond T. It was missing a tailgate but I got a timber body from John Belfield off a Mack which was very delapidated but had the tailgate and some other bits. Enough between the two to resurrect one good timber body. The Dt body is about 8 inches wider and a foot shorter than the Stude. Now got find some suitable timber.
HI Jack,

Sorry I can't remember if Glen shortened it. All the timber was new and only the metal bits were reused. I only remember that it was widened 8 inches.

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