Somebody wanted a closed cab pick up. Kinda odd, but I'd use it
One things for sure, they ruined a perfectly good Ford pickup bed.
Load it up enough and you get free power steering!
People had to do what they had to do to survive and make life easier. I think it is innovative!
Folks get very inventive.
Here are some others:
During the war you could get more gasoline coupons for a truck than for just a car. In this perspective it makes perfect sense to me!!!
If the frame was stretched to match the additional cab length, it would look much better.
Would sure save time trying to fit the trunk lid and the panel under it! When I first looked at the photo I didn't see the pickup box. Even without seeing it, I guessed that's what was done.