Model T Truck details wanted

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Model T Truck details wanted

Post by brucehohl » Sun Dec 29, 2019 8:16 pm

Hello All, The attached photo is a Model T truck used in a business by my Great Grand Father. I would like to know more about this vehicle. Is there any way to tell when it might have been produced? Stock or modified? Conversion kit? Etc. Many thanks for any replies.
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Re: Model T Truck details wanted

Post by Burger in Spokane » Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:46 pm

It is an early truck, with the 23" rear wheels. The body is custom/aftermarket, so
it was delivered as a bare chassis to either the customer or a body shop to be outfitted
as you see it here. Beaded axle housing ends could nail it down tighter, but the under-
-side detail is just not visible.
More people are doing it today than ever before !


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Re: Model T Truck details wanted

Post by brucehohl » Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:38 pm

Thanks for that info. That it was outfitted on a bare chassis explains why I did not see any similar photos. I really like the way it looks as it's so similar to a modern pick-up truck. By "early" does that mean say before 1920? What is considered early? I wish I had more photos ...

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Re: Model T Truck details wanted

Post by RajoRacer » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:43 pm

I don't believe it's a Ford - fenders, rear wheels and third member not.

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Re: Model T Truck details wanted

Post by PDGx » Sat Mar 28, 2020 8:21 am

This might help with details.
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Re: Model T Truck details wanted

Post by CarreyDM » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:50 am

That's one interesting old model T. Curious about it's bed capacity.

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